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Lexicon :: Strong's H3608 - kele'

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כֶּלֶא
Transliteration
kele'
Pronunciation
keh'-leh
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 980a

Strong’s Definitions

כֶּלֶא keleʼ, keh'-leh; from H3607; a prison:—prison. Compare H3610, H3628.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H3608 in the following manner: prison (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H3608 in the following manner: prison (10x).
  1. imprisonment, confinement, restraint

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כֶּלֶא keleʼ, keh'-leh; from H3607; a prison:—prison. Compare H3610, H3628.
STRONGS H3608: Abbreviations
כֶּ֫לֶא noun [masculine] confinement, restraint, imprisonment; — absolute כ׳ 1 Kings 22:27 6 times; suffix כִּלְאוֺ 2 Kings 25:29; Jeremiah 52:33; plural כְּלָאִים Isaiah 42:22; — confinement, in combination בֵּית (ה)כ׳ (compare Assyrian bit kili, prison, DlHWB 328) 1 Kings 22:27 2 Chronicles 18:26; 2 Kings 17:4; Jeremiah 37:15, 18; Isaiah 42:7; בָּֽתֵּי כְלָאִים Isaiah 42:22 (compare H1004 בַּיִת 1 (ε) (2); see also כלוא below); בִּנְדֵי כִלְאוֺ 2 Kings 25:29 = Jeremiah 52:33 garments of imprisonment = prison-garb.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

22:27; 22:27

2 Kings

17:4; 25:29; 25:29

2 Chronicles

18:26

Isaiah

42:7; 42:22; 42:22

Jeremiah

37:15; 37:18; 52:33; 52:33

H3608

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3608 matches the Hebrew כֶּלֶא (kele'),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:27 - and say, ‘Thus says the king, “Put this man in prison H3608 and feed him [fn]sparingly with bread and water until I return safely.”’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:4 - But the king of Assyria found conspiracy in Hoshea, who had sent messengers to So king of Egypt and had offered no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year; so the king of Assyria shut him up and bound him in prison. H3608
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:27 - Now it came about in the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-seventh day of the month, that Evil-merodach king of Babylon, in the year that he became king, [fn]released Jehoiachin king of Judah from prison; H3608
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:29 - [fn]Jehoiachin changed his prison H3608 clothes and [fn]had his meals in [fn]the king’s presence regularly all the days of his life;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:26 - and say, ‘Thus says the king, “Put this man in prison H3608 and feed him [fn]sparingly with bread and water until I return safely.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:7 - To open blind eyes,
To bring out prisoners from the dungeon
And those who dwell in darkness from the prison. H3608
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:22 - But this is a people plundered and despoiled;
All of them are trapped in [fn]caves,
Or are hidden away in prisons; H3608
They have become a prey with none to deliver them,
And a spoil, with none to say, “Give them back!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:15 - Then the officials were angry at Jeremiah and beat him, and they put him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe, which they had made into the prison. H3608
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:18 - Moreover Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah,In what way have I sinned against you, or against your servants, or against this people, that you have put me in prison? H3608
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:33 - So [fn]Jehoiachin changed his prison H3608 clothes, and [fn]had his meals in [fn]the king’s presence regularly all the days of his life.

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