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Lexicon :: Strong's H3617 - kālâ

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כָּלָה
Transliteration
kālâ
Pronunciation
kaw-law'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 982a

Strong’s Definitions

כָּלָה kâlâh, kaw-law'; from H3615; a completion; adverb, completely; also destruction:—altogether, (be, utterly) consume(-d), consummation(-ption), was determined, (full, utter) end, riddance.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H3617 in the following manner: ...end (11x), altogether (3x), consume (3x), consumption (2x), consummation (1x), determined (1x), riddance (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H3617 in the following manner: ...end (11x), altogether (3x), consume (3x), consumption (2x), consummation (1x), determined (1x), riddance (1x).
  1. completion, termination, full end, complete destruction, consumption, annihilation

    1. completion

      1. completely, altogether (adv)

    2. complete destruction, consumption, annihilation

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּלָה kâlâh, kaw-law'; from H3615; a completion; adverb, completely; also destruction:—altogether, (be, utterly) consume(-d), consummation(-ption), was determined, (full, utter) end, riddance.
STRONGS H3617:
כָּלָה noun feminine completion, complete destruction, consumption, annihilation; always this form; —
1.completion, but only as adverb, and dubious: completely, altogether Genesis 18:21 (J; read כֻּלָּם Ol Kau Buhl), Exodus 11:1 (si vera lectio)
2. complete destruction, consumption, annihilation:
a. almost always by God, especially עָשָׂה כ׳ Isaiah 10:23 (+ וְנֶחֱרָצָה), Nahum 1:8 (2 accusative, si vera lectio; BuhlZAW 1885, 181 proposes בְּקָמָיו for מְקוֺמָהּ see IdHWB 12 KauAT, Text Krit. Erläut. p. 65; see also מָקוֺם below קום), Nahum 1:9; Jeremiah 4:27; Nehemiah 9:31 (2 accusative); + אֵת person = with, pregnant sense, = in dealing with (compare II. אֵת 1d), Zephaniah 1:18 (אַךְ נִבְהָלָה כ׳), Jeremiah 5:18; Jeremiah 30:11 = Jeremiah 46:28 (אֹתְָךָ = אִתְּךָ), Ezekiel 11:13; Ezekiel 20:17 (אוֺתָם = אִתָּם); + בְּכָלגּֿוֺיִם Jeremiah 30:11; Jeremiah 46:28; without וְנֶחֱרָצָה שָׁמַעְתִּי ׃עשׂה כ׳ Isaiah 28:22, וְנ׳ עַדכֿ׳ Daniel 9:27 (on both compare Isaiah 10:23; Zephaniah 1:18); לְכָלָה for annihilation Ezekiel 13:13 (si vera lectio, see Co), וְלֹא לְהַשְׁחִית לְכ׳ 2 Chronicles 12:12.
b. by men, אַלֿ וְכ׳ תַּעֲשׂוּ Jeremiah 5:10; בְיָדוֺ וְכ׳ Daniel 11:16 and (i.e. with) annihilation in his hand.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

18:21

Exodus

11:1

2 Chronicles

12:12

Nehemiah

9:31

Isaiah

10:23; 10:23; 28:22

Jeremiah

4:27; 5:10; 5:18; 30:11; 30:11; 46:28; 46:28

Ezekiel

11:13; 13:13; 20:17

Daniel

9:27; 11:16

Nahum

1:8; 1:9

Zephaniah

1:18; 1:18

H3617

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3617 matches the Hebrew כָּלָה (kālâ),
which occurs 21 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:21 - “I will go down now and see whether they have done entirely as the outcry, which has come to Me indicates; and if not, I will know.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:1 - Now the LORD said to Moses, “One more plague I will bring on Pharaoh and on Egypt; after that he will let you go from here. When he lets you go, he will assuredly drive you out from here completely.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:33 - Then Saul hurled his spear at him to strike and kill him; so Jonathan knew that his father had decided to put David to death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:12 - And when he humbled himself, the anger of the LORD turned away from him, so as not to destroy him completely H3617; and conditions were also good in Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:31 - “Nevertheless, in Your great compassion You did not make an end H3617 of them or abandon them,
For You are a gracious and compassionate God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:23 - For a complete H3617 destruction H3617, one that is determined, the Lord [fn]GOD of armies will execute in the midst of the whole land.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:22 - And now do not carry on as scoffers,
Or your shackles will be made stronger;
For I have heard from the Lord [fn]GOD of armies
Of decisive destruction H3617 on all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:27 - For this is what the LORD says:
“The whole land shall be a desolation,
Yet I will not execute a complete H3617 destruction H3617.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:10 - “Go up through her vine rows and destroy,
But do not execute a complete H3617 destruction H3617;
Strip away her branches,
For they are not the LORD’S.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:18 - “Yet even in those days,” declares the LORD, “I will not make a complete H3617 destruction H3617 of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:11 - ‘For I am with you,’ declares the LORD, ‘to save you;
For I will completely H3617 destroy H3617 all the nations where I have scattered you,
Only I will not destroy H3617 you completely H3617.
But I will discipline you fairly
And will by no means leave you unpunished.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:28 - “Jacob My servant, do not fear,” declares the LORD,
“For I am with you.
For I will make a complete H3617 destruction H3617 of all the nations
Where I have driven you,
Yet I will not make a complete H3617 destruction H3617 of you;
But I will correct you properly
And by no means leave you unpunished.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 11:13 - Now it came about, as I prophesied, that Pelatiah son of Benaiah died. Then I fell on my face and cried out with a loud voice, and said, “Oh, Lord GOD! Will You bring the remnant of Israel to a complete H3617 destruction H3617?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:13 - Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: “I will make a violent wind break out in My wrath. There will also be in My anger a flooding rain and hailstones to consume it in wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:17 - “Yet My eye spared them rather than destroying them, and I did not bring about their annihilation H3617 in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:27 - “And he will confirm a covenant with the many for one week, but in the middle of the week he will put a stop to sacrifice and grain offering; and on the wing of [fn]abominations will come the one who [fn]makes desolate, until a complete H3617 destruction H3617, one that is [fn]decreed, gushes forth on the one who [fn]makes desolate.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:8 - But with an overflowing flood
He will make a complete H3617 end H3617 of [fn]its site,
And will pursue His enemies into darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:9 - Whatever you devise against the LORD,
He will make a complete H3617 end H3617 of it.
Distress will not rise up twice.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:18 - Neither their silver nor their gold
Will be able to save them
On the day of the LORD’S anger;
And all the earth will be devoured
By the fire of His jealousy,
For He will make a complete H3617 end H3617,
Indeed a horrifying one,
Of all the inhabitants of the earth.

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