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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: Abbreviations
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 - Then Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine; he was the priest of God Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:19 - And he blessed him and said:

“Blessed be Abram of God Most High,
Possessor of heaven and earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:20 - And blessed be God Most High,
Who has delivered your enemies into your hand.”
And he gave him a tithe of all.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:22 - But Abram said to the king of Sodom, “I have raised my hand to the LORD, God Most High, the Possessor of heaven and earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:13 - Then she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees; for she said, “Have I also here seen Him who sees me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:1 - When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am Almighty God; walk before Me and be blameless.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:33 - Then Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and there called on the name of the LORD, the Everlasting God.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:3 - “May God Almighty bless you,
And make you fruitful and multiply you,
That you may be an assembly of peoples;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:13 - ‘I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed the pillar and where you made a vow to Me. Now arise, get out of this land, and return to the land of your family.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:29 - “It is in my power to do you harm, but the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, ‘Be careful that you speak to Jacob neither good nor bad.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:20 - Then he erected an altar there and called it El Elohe Israel.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:1 - Then God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there; and make an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you fled from the face of Esau your brother.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:3 - “Then let us arise and go up to Bethel; and I will make an altar there to God, who answered me in the day of my distress and has been with me in the way which I have gone.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:7 - And he built an altar there and called the place El Bethel,[fn] because there God appeared to him when he fled from the face of his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:11 - Also God said to him: “I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall proceed from you, and kings shall come from your body.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:14 - “And may God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may release your other brother and Benjamin. If I am bereaved, I am bereaved!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:3 - So He said, “I am God, the God of your father; do not fear to go down to Egypt, for I will make of you a great nation there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:3 - Then Jacob said to Joseph: “God Almighty 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,
And by the Almighty who will bless you
With blessings of heaven above,
Blessings of the deep that lies 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, but by My name LORD[fn] I was not known to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:2 - The LORD is my strength and song,
And He has become my salvation;
He 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, glorious in holiness,
Fearful in praises, doing wonders?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:5 - you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:6 - And the LORD passed before him and proclaimed, “The LORD, the LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth,
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 - So Moses cried out to the LORD, saying, “Please heal her, O God, I pray!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:22 - Then they fell on their faces, and said, “O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and You be angry with all the congregation?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:8 - “How shall I curse whom God has not cursed?
And how shall I denounce whom the LORD has not denounced?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:19 - “God is not a man, that He should lie,
Nor a son of man, that He should repent.
Has He said, and will He not do?
Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:22 - God brings them out of Egypt;
He has strength like a wild ox.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:23 - “For there is no sorcery against Jacob,
Nor any divination against Israel.
It now must be said of Jacob
And of Israel, ‘Oh, what God has done!’
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:4 - The utterance of him who hears the words of God,
Who sees the vision of the Almighty,
Who falls down, with eyes wide open:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:8 - “God brings him out of Egypt;
He has strength like a wild ox;
He shall consume the nations, his enemies;
He shall break their bones
And pierce them with his arrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:16 - The utterance of him who hears the words of God,
And has the knowledge of the Most High,
Who sees the vision of the Almighty,
Who falls down, with eyes wide open:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:23 - Then he took up his oracle and said:

“Alas! Who shall live when God does this?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:24 - ‘O Lord GOD, You have begun to show Your servant Your greatness and Your mighty hand, for what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do anything like Your works and Your mighty deeds?
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 forsake you nor destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which He swore to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:9 - you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:15 - “(for the LORD your God is a jealous God among you), lest the anger of the LORD your God be aroused against you and destroy you from the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:9 - “Therefore know that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and mercy for a thousand generations with those who love Him and keep His commandments;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:21 - “You shall not be terrified of them; for the LORD your God, the great and awesome God, is among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:17 - “For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality nor takes a bribe.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:32 - “Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, and your eyes shall look and fail with longing for them all day long; and there shall be no strength in your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:4 - He is the Rock, His work is perfect;
For all His ways are justice,
A God of truth and without injustice;
Righteous and upright is He.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:12 - So the LORD alone led him,
And there was no foreign god with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:18 - Of the Rock who begot you, you are unmindful,
And have forgotten the God who fathered you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:21 - They have provoked Me to jealousy by what is not God;
They have moved Me to anger by their foolish idols.
But I will provoke them to jealousy by those who are not a nation;
I will move them to anger by a foolish nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:26 - There is no one like the God of Jeshurun,
Who rides the heavens to help you,
And in His excellency on the clouds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:10 - And Joshua said, “By this you shall know that the living God is among you, and that He will without fail drive out from before you the Canaanites and the Hittites and the Hivites and the Perizzites and the Girgashites and the Amorites and the Jebusites:

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