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Lexicon :: Strong's H3218 - yeleq

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יֶלֶק
Transliteration
yeleq
Pronunciation
yeh'-lek
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to lick up
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 870a

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: ילק.

Strong’s Definitions

יֶלֶק yeleq, yeh'-lek; from an unused root meaning to lick up; a devourer; specifically, the young locust:—cankerworm, caterpillar.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H3218 in the following manner: cankerworm (6x), caterpillar (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H3218 in the following manner: cankerworm (6x), caterpillar (3x).
  1. young locust (early stage of development)

    1. caterpillar (as devouring)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יֶלֶק yeleq, yeh'-lek; from an unused root meaning to lick up; a devourer; specifically, the young locust:—cankerworm, caterpillar.
STRONGS H3218:
יֶ֫לֶק noun masculineNahum 3:16 a kind of locust, absolute יֶלֶק Nahum 3:16 + 5 times; יָ֑לֶק Joel 1:4 + 2 times; — always collective:
a. as devouring || גָּזָם, אַרְבֶּה, חָסִיל, Joel 1:4 (twice in verse); Joel 2:25; || אַרְבֶּה Psalm 105:34 (of Egyptian plague), compare Nahum 3:15a (but strike out We).
b. in simile of multitude of men Nahum 3:15b Jeremiah 51:14; of horses Jeremiah 51:27 (יֶלֶק סָמָר).
c. in simile of scattering and disappearing Nahum 3:16.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Psalms

105:34

Jeremiah

51:14; 51:27

Joel

1:4; 1:4; 2:25

Nahum

3:15; 3:15; 3:16; 3:16; 3:16

H3218

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3218 matches the Hebrew יֶלֶק (yeleq),
which occurs 9 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:34 - He spake, and the locusts came, and caterpillers, H3218 and that without number,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:14 - The LORD of hosts hath sworn by himself, saying, Surely I will fill thee with men, as with caterpillers; H3218 and they shall lift up a shout against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:27 - Set ye up a standard in the land, blow the trumpet among the nations, prepare the nations against her, call together against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ashchenaz; appoint a captain against her; cause the horses to come up as the rough caterpillers. H3218
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:4 - That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm H3218 eaten; and that which the cankerworm H3218 hath left hath the caterpiller eaten.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:25 - And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, H3218 and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:15 - There shall the fire devour thee; the sword shall cut thee off, it shall eat thee up like the cankerworm: H3218 make thyself many as the cankerworm, H3218 make thyself many as the locusts.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:16 - Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the stars of heaven: the cankerworm H3218 spoileth, and flieth away.

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