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Lexicon :: Strong's H422 - 'ālâ

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אָלָה
Transliteration
'ālâ
Pronunciation
aw-law'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 94

Strong’s Definitions

אָלָה ʼâlâh, aw-law'; a primitive root; properly, to adjure, i.e. (usually in a bad sense) imprecate:—adjure, curse, swear.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H422 in the following manner: swear (4x), curse (1x), adjure (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H422 in the following manner: swear (4x), curse (1x), adjure (1x).
  1. to swear, curse

    1. (Qal)

      1. to swear, take an oath (before God)

      2. to curse

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to put under oath, adjure

      2. to put under a curse

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָלָה ʼâlâh, aw-law'; a primitive root; properly, to adjure, i.e. (usually in a bad sense) imprecate:—adjure, curse, swear.
STRONGS H422:
† II. אָלָה verb swear, curse (compare H424 I. אלה ? so Thes LagOr ii. 3) —
Qal Perfect 1 Kings 8:31 (= 2 Chronicles 6:22 all Vrss Th Bö Bä Kp reading וְאָלָה); אָלִית Judges 17:2; Infinitive absolute אָלֹה Hosea 4:2; אָלוֺת Hosea 10:4.
1. swear, take oath before God 1 Kings 8:31 (= 2 Chronicles 6:22); in covenants Hosea 4:2; Hosea 10:4 (falsely).
2. curse Judges 17:2.
Hiph. Imperfect וַיּאֶֹל 1 Samuel 14:24; Infinitive לְהַאֲלֹתוֺ 1 Kings 8:31 2 Chronicles 6:22 adjure, put under oath.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Judges

17:2; 17:2

1 Samuel

14:24

1 Kings

8:31; 8:31; 8:31

2 Chronicles

6:22; 6:22; 6:22

Hosea

4:2; 4:2; 10:4; 10:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H422 matches the Hebrew אָלָה ('ālâ),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:2 - And he said to his mother, “The 1,100 pieces of silver that were taken from you, about which you uttered H422 a H422 curse H422 and also spoke it in my hearing, behold, the silver is with me; I took it.” And his mother said, “Blessed be my son by the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:24 - Now the men of Israel were hard-pressed on that day, for Saul had put H422 the people under H422 oath H422, saying, “Cursed be the man who eats food [fn]before evening, and before I have avenged myself on my enemies.” So none of the people tasted food.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:31 - “If a person sins against his neighbor and is compelled to take H422 an H422 oath of innocence, and he comes and takes H422 an H422 oath H422 before Your altar in this house,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:22 - “If someone sins against his neighbor and is made to take H422 an H422 oath, and he comes and takes H422 an H422 oath H422 before Your altar in this house,
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:2 - There is oath-taking H422, [fn]denial, murder, stealing, and adultery.
They employ violence, so that bloodshed [fn]follows bloodshed.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:4 - They speak mere words,
[fn]With worthless oaths H422 they make covenants;
And judgment sprouts like poisonous weeds in the furrows of the field.

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