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Lexicon :: Strong's H410 - 'ēl

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אֵל
Transliteration
'ēl
Pronunciation
ale
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Shortened from אַיִל (H352)
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TWOT Reference: 93a

Strong’s Definitions

אֵל ʼêl, ale; shortened from H352; strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity):—God (god), × goodly, × great, idol, might(-y one), power, strong. Compare names in '-el.'


KJV Translation Count — Total: 245x

The KJV translates Strong's H410 in the following manner: God (213x), god (16x), power (4x), mighty (5x), goodly (1x), great (1x), idols (1x), Immanuel (with H6005) (2x), might (1x), strong (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 245x
The KJV translates Strong's H410 in the following manner: God (213x), god (16x), power (4x), mighty (5x), goodly (1x), great (1x), idols (1x), Immanuel (with H6005) (2x), might (1x), strong (1x).
  1. god, god-like one, mighty one

    1. mighty men, men of rank, mighty heroes

    2. angels

    3. god, false god, (demons, imaginations)

    4. God, the one true God, Jehovah

  2. mighty things in nature

  3. strength, power

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֵל ʼêl, ale; shortened from H352; strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity):—God (god), × goodly, × great, idol, might(-y one), power, strong. Compare names in '-el.'
STRONGS H410:
II. אֵל noun masculine (also, in proper name אֶל, אֱלִי; Samaritan אל, Phoenician אל, אלן (i.e. probably אֵלֹן), Sabean אל, DHMOr. Congr. Leiden, 1883, Assyrian ilu, Dlw; perhaps also Arabic, Aramaic compare Nöon the passage; on goddess אלת Phoenician, Palmyrene, Nabataean, Sabean (also אלהת) DHMl.c.; Arabic إِلَاهَهَ (plural إِلَاهَات) FlKl. Schr. i. 154, Assyrian Allatu Jr66, Syriac aXTXhXlAF  , compare also BaeRel 58, 90, 97, 271, 207) god, but with various subordinate applications to express idea of might; — hardly ever in prose except with defining word (adjective or genitive); its only suffix is יִ֯; —
† 1. applied to men of might and rank, אֵל גוים mighty one of the nations Ezekiel 31:11 (of Nebuchadnezzar; Greek Version of the LXX ἄρχων ἔθνων, איל some MSS. Co); אֵלִים mighty men Job 41:17 (אילים, many MSS. Di); אֵלֵי גִבּוֺרִים mighty heroes Ezekiel 32:21 (אֵילֵי MSS. Co); אֵילֵי הָאֶרֶץ Ezekiel 17:13; 2 Kings 24:15 (Kt אולי); אֵילִים Exodus 15:15 (probably plural of III. אַיִל, which see) These readings are uncertain because of an effort to distinguish these forms from the divine name. אֵל גִּבּוֺר mighty hero (as above) ordivine hero (as reflecting the divine majesty) Isaiah 9:6.
†2. angels, בְּנֵי אֵלִים Psalm 29:1; Psalm 89:7 = בְּנֵי הָאֱלֹהִים.
†3. gods of the nations, אֵל אֵלִים God of gods, supreme God Daniel 11:36; מִי כָמֹכָה בָּאֵלִם who is like thee among the gods Exodus 15:11; idols Isaiah 43:10; Isaiah 44:10, 15, 17; Isaiah 46:6; מי אל בשמים what God in heaven Deuteronomy 3:24; אֵל אחר another god Exodus 34:14 (J); אֵל זר foreign god Psalm 44:21; Psalm 81:10; אל נכר Deuteronomy 32:12; Malachi 2:11; Psalm 81:10.
†4. H1286 El proper name אל ברית El Berith Judges 9:46 (= בעל ברית Judges 8:33; Judges 9:4) compare also 6 (f) below.
†5. as characterizing mighty things in nature, חררי אל mighty mountains Psalm 36:7 (literally mountains of El); also Psalm 50:10 Ol Bi Che see below II. אלף; ארזי אל mighty cedars Psalm 80:11; כוכבי אל lofty stars Isaiah 14:13.
6. God217, the one only and true God of Israel:
(a) הָאֵל the God, the true God Genesis 31:13; Genesis 35:1, 3; Genesis 46:3 (E) 2 Samuel 22:31, 33, 48 (= Psalm 18:31; Psalm 18:33; Psalm 18:48) Psalm 68:20; Psalm 68:21; Psalm 77:15; הָאֵל הַנֶּאֱמָן the faithful God Deuteronomy 7:9; האל הגדול the great God Deuteronomy 10:17 = Jeremiah 32:18; Daniel 9:4; Nehemiah 1:5; Nehemiah 9:32; האל הקדשׁ the holy God Isaiah 5:17; האל יהוה the God Yahweh Isaiah 42:5; Psalm 85:9.
(c) construct אל בית אל the God of Bethel, who had his seat there [H416 Genesis 35:7] (E); אל אביך God of thy fathers Genesis 49:25 (poetry); אל ישראל Psalm 68:36; אל יעקב Psalm 146:5; אל השמים the God of heaven Psalm 136:26; אל סלעי the God who is my rock Psalm 42:10; אל שמחת גילי the God who is the joy of my exultation Psalm 43:4; אֵל רֳאִי the God who lets himself be seen Genesis 16:13 (J); אל הכבוד the God of glory Psalm 29:3; אל דעות the all-knowing God 1 Samuel 2:3 (poetry); אֵל עוֺלָם the everlasting God Genesis 21:33 (J); אל ישועתי Isaiah 12:2; אל חַיָּ֑י Psalm 42:9; אל אמת Psalm 31:6 = אל אֱמוּנָה Deuteronomy 32:4 (poetry); אל נקמות Psalm 94:1 (twice in verse); אל גְּמֻלוֺת Jeremiah 51:56.
(d) אל אֶחָד one God Malachi 2:10; אל גדול a great God Deuteronomy 7:21; Psalm 77:14; Psalm 95:3; אל מסתתר a God hiding himself Isaiah 45:15; אל רחום a compassionate God Exodus 34:6 (J) Deuteronomy 4:31; Psalm 86:15; אל נשא a forgiving God Psalm 99:8; אל חַנּוּן a gracious God Nehemiah 9:31; Jonah 4:2; אל קנא a jealous God Exodus 20:5; Exodus 34:14 (J) Deuteronomy 4:24; Deuteronomy 5:9; Deuteronomy 6:15; Joshua 24:19 (D) = אל קנוא Nahum 1:2; אֵל חי a living God Joshua 3:10 (J) Hosea 2:1; Psalm 42:3; Psalm 84:3; אל צדיק Isaiah 45:21; לא אֵל חפץ רשע Psalm 5:5; לא אֵל Deuteronomy 32:21 (poetry) Isaiah 31:3; Ezekiel 28:2 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 28:9; מי אל כמוךָ Micah 7:18 (compare Exodus 15:11).
(e) God (the only true God, needing no article or predicate to define him) Numbers 12:13 (E read אַל Di) always in poetry, Job 5:8 + (55 times Job), Psalm 7:12; Psalm 10:11, 12; Psalm 16:1; Psalm 17:6; Psalm 19:1; Psalm 52:3, 7; Psalm 55:20; Psalm 57:3; Psalm 73:11, 17; Psalm 74:8; Psalm 77:10; Psalm 78:7, 8, 18, 19, 34, 41; Psalm 82:1; Psalm 83:2; Psalm 90:2; Psalm 104:21; Psalm 106:14, 21; Psalm 107:11; Psalm 118:27; Psalm 139:17, 23; Psalm 149:6; Psalm 150:1; Isaiah 40:18; Isaiah 43:12; Isaiah 45:14, 20; Isaiah 46:9; Lamentations 3:41; Hosea 11:9; Hosea 12:1; Malachi 1:9; עִמָּנוּאל God is with us, as name of child in prediction Isaiah 7:14; compare Isaiah 8:8, 10.
(f) El, a divine name אל אלהי ישראל [H415 Genesis 33:20] (E); אל אלהי הרוחות Numbers 16:22 (P = יהוה אלהי הרוחות Numbers 27:16); אל אלהים יהוה Joshua 22:22 (P) Psalm 50:1. This is probable also in the ancient poems, Numbers 23:8, 19, 22, 23; Numbers 24:4, 8, 16, 23 (poetry Balaam || שדּי & עליון) Deuteronomy 32:18; Deuteronomy 33:26 (poetry Moses || צוּר & אֱלֹהֵי קֶדֶם) 2 Samuel 22:32; 2 Samuel 23:5 (poetry David || צוּר) and in the combinations אל עליון (5 times; see עליון) & אל שדּי (10 times; see שַׁדַּי).
†7. אֵל strength, power (on connection with I. אָלָה compare Di Genesis 1:1; Genesis 31:29) in יֶשׁ־לְאֵל יָדִי it is according to the power of my hand = it is in my power, etc. Genesis 31:29 (E; followed by לְ + Infinitive); בִּהְיוֺת לְאֵל יָדְ֯יךָ Proverbs 3:27 (followed by id.); יֶשׁ־לְאֵל יָדָם Micah 2:1; (absolute); negative וְאֵין לְאֵל יָדֶ֑ךָ Deuteronomy 28:32 (absolute) = thou shalt be powerless, so Nehemiah 5:5. **See also BrockZAW xxvi (1906). 29 ff. (meaning 'might' very dubious: renders belongs to the god of (my) hand, supposing phrase a survival, with original meaning forgotten, of ancient idea, found also among other nations, of spirits conferring powers upon particular members of body).
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Strong's Number H410 matches the Hebrew אֵל ('ēl),
which occurs 245 times in 235 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 14:18–Jos 3:10)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:18 - And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. (He was priest of God Most High.)
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:19 - And he blessed him and said,
“Blessed be Abram by God Most High,
Possessor[fn] of heaven and earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:20 - and blessed be God Most High,
who has delivered your enemies into your hand!” And Abram gave him a tenth of everything.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:22 - But Abram said to the king of Sodom, “I have lifted my hand[fn] to the LORD, God Most High, Possessor of heaven and earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:13 - So she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, “You are a God of seeing,”[fn] for she said, “Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:1 - When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty;[fn] walk before me, and be blameless,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:33 - Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba and called there on the name of the LORD, the Everlasting God.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:3 - God Almighty[fn] bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:13 - I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a pillar and made a vow to me. Now arise, go out from this land and return to the land of your kindred.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:29 - It is in my power to do you harm. But the God of your[fn] father spoke to me last night, saying, ‘Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:20 - There he erected an altar and called it El-Elohe-Israel.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:1 - God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:3 - Then let us arise and go up to Bethel, so that I may make there an altar to the God who answers me in the day of my distress and has been with me wherever I have gone.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:7 - and there he built an altar and called the place El-bethel,[fn] because there God had revealed himself to him when he fled from his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:11 - And God said to him, “I am God Almighty:[fn] be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, and kings shall come from your own body.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:14 - May God Almighty[fn] grant you mercy before the man, and may he send back your other brother and Benjamin. And as for me, if I am bereaved of my children, I am bereaved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:3 - Then he said, “I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for there I will make you into a great nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:3 - And Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty[fn] appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:25 - by the God of your father who will help you,
by the Almighty[fn] who will bless you
with blessings of heaven above,
blessings of the deep that crouches beneath,
blessings of the breasts and of the womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:3 - I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty,[fn] but by my name the LORD I did not make myself known to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:2 - The LORD is my strength and my song,
and he has become my salvation;
this is my God, and I will praise him,
my father’s God, and I will exalt him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:11 - “Who is like you, O LORD, among the gods?
Who is like you, majestic in holiness,
awesome in glorious deeds, doing wonders?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:5 - You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:6 - The LORD passed before him and proclaimed, “The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:14 - (for you shall worship no other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God),
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:13 - And Moses cried to the LORD, “O God, please heal her—please.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:22 - And they fell on their faces and said, “O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and will you be angry with all the congregation?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:8 - How can I curse whom God has not cursed?
How can I denounce whom the LORD has not denounced?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:19 - God is not man, that he should lie,
or a son of man, that he should change his mind.
Has he said, and will he not do it?
Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:22 - God brings them out of Egypt
and is for them like the horns of the wild ox.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:23 - For there is no enchantment against Jacob,
no divination against Israel;
now it shall be said of Jacob and Israel,
‘What has God wrought!’
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:4 - the oracle of him who hears the words of God,
who sees the vision of the Almighty,
falling down with his eyes uncovered:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:8 - God brings him out of Egypt
and is for him like the horns of the wild ox;
he shall eat up the nations, his adversaries,
and shall break their bones in pieces
and pierce them through with his arrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:16 - the oracle of him who hears the words of God,
and knows the knowledge of the Most High,
who sees the vision of the Almighty,
falling down with his eyes uncovered:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:23 - And he took up his discourse and said,
“Alas, who shall live when God does this?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:24 - ‘O Lord GOD, you have only begun to show your servant your greatness and your mighty hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as yours?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:24 - For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:31 - For the LORD your God is a merciful God. He will not leave you or destroy you or forget the covenant with your fathers that he swore to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:9 - You shall not bow down to them or serve them; for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:15 - for the LORD your God in your midst is a jealous God—lest the anger of the LORD your God be kindled against you, and he destroy you from off the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:9 - Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:21 - You shall not be in dread of them, for the LORD your God is in your midst, a great and awesome God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:17 - For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who is not partial and takes no bribe.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:32 - Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, while your eyes look on and fail with longing for them all day long, but you shall be helpless.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:4 - “The Rock, his work is perfect,
for all his ways are justice.
A God of faithfulness and without iniquity,
just and upright is he.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:12 - the LORD alone guided him,
no foreign god was with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:18 - You were unmindful of the Rock that bore[fn] you,
and you forgot the God who gave you birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:21 - They have made me jealous with what is no god;
they have provoked me to anger with their idols.
So I will make them jealous with those who are no people;
I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:26 - “There is none like God, O Jeshurun,
who rides through the heavens to your help,
through the skies in his majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:10 - And Joshua said, “Here is how you shall know that the living God is among you and that he will without fail drive out from before you the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Hivites, the Perizzites, the Girgashites, the Amorites, and the Jebusites.

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