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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 spoke, and locusts came,
And creeping H3218 locusts H3218, beyond number,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:14 - The LORD of armies has sworn by Himself:
“I will certainly fill you with a [fn]population like locusts H3218,
And they will cry out with shouts of victory over you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:27 - Lift up a signal flag in the land,
Blow a trumpet among the nations!
Consecrate the nations against her,
Summon against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz;
Appoint an officer against her,
Bring up the horses like bristly locusts H3218.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:4 - What the gnawing locust has left, the [fn]swarming locust has eaten;
And what the swarming locust has left, the creeping H3218 locust H3218 has eaten;
And what the creeping H3218 locust H3218 has left, the stripping locust has eaten.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:25 - “Then I will compensate you for the years
That the [fn]swarming locust has eaten,
The creeping H3218 locust H3218, the stripping locust, and the gnawing locust
My great army which I sent among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:15 - There fire will consume you,
The sword will cut you down;
It will consume you as the creeping H3218 locust H3218 consumes a crop.
Multiply yourself like the creeping H3218 locust H3218,
Multiply yourself like the migratory locust.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:16 - You have made your traders more numerous than the stars of heaven
The creeping H3218 locust H3218 sheds its skin and flies away.

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