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Lexicon :: Strong's H3607 - kālā'

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כָּלָא
Transliteration
kālā'
Pronunciation
kaw-law'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 980

Strong’s Definitions

כָּלָא kâlâʼ, kaw-law'; a primitive root; to restrict, by act (hold back or in) or word (prohibit):—finish, forbid, keep (back), refrain, restrain, retain, shut up, be stayed, withhold.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H3607 in the following manner: shut up (4x), stayed (3x), refrained (2x), restrained (2x), withhold (2x), keep back (1x), finish (1x), forbid (1x), kept (1x), retain (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H3607 in the following manner: shut up (4x), stayed (3x), refrained (2x), restrained (2x), withhold (2x), keep back (1x), finish (1x), forbid (1x), kept (1x), retain (1x).
  1. to restrict, restrain, withhold, shut up, keep back, refrain, forbid

    1. (Qal)

      1. to shut up

      2. to restrain

      3. to withhold

    2. (Niphal) to be restrained

    3. (Piel) to finish

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּלָא kâlâʼ, kaw-law'; a primitive root; to restrict, by act (hold back or in) or word (prohibit):—finish, forbid, keep (back), refrain, restrain, retain, shut up, be stayed, withhold.
STRONGS H3607:
† [כָּלָא] verb shut up, restrain, withhold (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּלָא, bdb047605; Ethiopic bdb047606 restrain, hinder; Assyrian Kâlû, id.; Arabic bdb047607 protect Qor 21:43 compare BaZMG 1887, 605 Anm. 4) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix כְּלָאוֺ Jeremiah 32:3; 3rd person feminine singular כָּֽלְאָה Haggai 1:10; 2nd person feminine singular suffix כְּלִתִ֫נִי 1 Samuel 25:33; 1st person singular כָּלִאתִי Psalm 119:101; 3rd person plural כָּֽלְאוּ Haggai 1:10, כָּלוּ 1 Samuel 6:10; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִכְלֶה Genesis 23:6; 2nd person masculine singular תִּכְלָא Psalm 40:12; 2nd person feminine singular תִּכְלָאִ֑י Isaiah 43:6; 1st person singular אֶכְלָא Psalm 40:10; Imperative suffix כְּלָאֵם Numbers 11:28; Infinitive construct לִכְלוֺא Ecclesiastes 8:8; Passive participle כָּלוּא Jeremiah 32:2, כָּלֻא Psalm 88:9; (on the metaplastic forms, as if from כלה, see Ges§ 75, 21 ci. 611); —
1. shut up, with accusative 1 Samuel 6:10 (+ בְ local), Jeremiah 32:3; passive participle Jeremiah 32:2 (בְ local), figurative Psalm 88:9 (opposed to יצא).
2. restrain, with accusative 1 Samuel 25:33 (+ מִבּוֺא בְדָמִים), Psalm 119:101 (+ מִכָּלֿ); כְּלָאֵם (sc. מֵהִתְנַבֵּא) Numbers 11:28; שְׂפָתַי כ׳ Psalm 40:10; אֶתהָֿרוּחַ כ׳ Ecclesiastes 8:8. On Psalm 74:11 see כלה Pi. 2.
3. withhold, אֶתקִֿבְרוֺ כ׳ מִמְּךָ מִקְּבֹר מֵתֶ֑ךָ Genesis 23:6 (P), רַחֲמֶיךָ מִמֶּ֑נּי כ׳ Psalm 40:12; Haggai 1:10b, probably also Haggai 1:10a (read טָ֑ל for MT Greek Version of the LXX מִטָּ֑ל, We); absolute אַלתִּֿכְלָאִי (that is, exiles) Isaiah 43:6 (|| תְּנִי).
Niph. Imperfect וַיִּכָּלֵא הַגֶּשֶׁם מִןהַֿשָּׁמַיִם Genesis 8:2 (J), and the rain from heaven was restrained, compare וַיִּכָּֽלְאוּ מַיִם רַבִּים Ezekiel 31:15 (in figurative; || מנע); וַיִּכָּלֵא הָעָם מֵהָבִיא Exodus 36:6 (P).
Pi. [Perfect כִּלָּא and] Infinitive construct לְכַלֵּא see כלה Pi.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

8:2; 23:6; 23:6

Exodus

36:6

Numbers

11:28; 11:28

1 Samuel

6:10; 6:10; 25:33; 25:33

Psalms

40:10; 40:10; 40:12; 40:12; 74:11; 88:9; 88:9; 119:101; 119:101

Ecclesiastes

8:8; 8:8

Isaiah

43:6; 43:6

Jeremiah

32:2; 32:2; 32:3; 32:3

Ezekiel

31:15

Haggai

1:10; 1:10; 1:10; 1:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3607 matches the Hebrew כָּלָא (kālā'),
which occurs 18 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:2 - Also the fountains of the deep and the [fn]floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky was restrained H3607;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:6 - “Hear us, my lord: you are a [fn]mighty prince among us; bury your dead in the choicest of our graves; none of us will refuse H3607 you his grave for burying your dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:6 - So Moses issued a command, and circulated a [fn]proclamation throughout the camp, saying, “No man or woman is to perform work any longer for the [fn]contributions of the sanctuary.” So the people were restrained H3607 from bringing any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:28 - Then Joshua the son of Nun, the personal servant of Moses from his youth, responded and said, “My lord Moses, restrain H3607 them!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:10 - Then the men did so: they took two milk cows and hitched them to the cart, and shut H3607 in their calves at home.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:33 - and blessed be your discernment, and blessed be you, who have kept H3607 me this day from [fn]bloodshed and from [fn]avenging myself by my own hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:9 - I have proclaimed good news of righteousness in the great congregation;
Behold, I will not restrain H3607 my lips,
LORD, You know.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:11 - You, LORD, will not withhold H3607 Your compassion from me;
[fn]Your mercy and Your truth will continually watch over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:8 - You have removed my acquaintances far from me;
You have made me an [fn]object of loathing to them;
I am shut H3607 up H3607 and cannot go out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:101 - I have restrained H3607 my feet from every evil way,
So that I may keep Your word.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:8 - No one has authority over the wind to restrain H3607 the wind, nor authority over the day of death; and there is no military discharge in the time of war, and evil will not save [fn]those who practice it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:6 - “I will say to the north, ‘Give them up!’
And to the south, ‘Do not hold H3607 them back H3607.’
Bring My sons from afar
And My daughters from the ends of the earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:2 - Now at that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was imprisoned H3607 in the courtyard of the guard, which was at the house of the king of Judah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:3 - because Zedekiah king of Judah had imprisoned H3607 him, saying, “Why do you prophesy, saying, ‘This is what the LORD says: “Behold, I am going to hand this city over to the king of Babylon, and he will take it;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:15 - ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: “On the day when it went down to Sheol I caused mourning; I closed the [fn]deep over it and held back its rivers. And its many waters were stopped H3607 up H3607, and I made Lebanon mourn for it, and all the trees of the field wilted away on account of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:24 - “Seventy [fn]weeks have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to [fn]finish the wrongdoing, to [fn]make an end of sin, to make atonement for guilt, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and [fn]prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy Place.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:10 - “Therefore, because of you the sky has withheld H3607 [fn]its dew, and the earth has withheld H3607 its produce.

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