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Lexicon :: Strong's H481 - 'ālam

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אָלַם
Transliteration
'ālam
Pronunciation
aw-lam'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 102

Strong’s Definitions

אָלַם ʼâlam, aw-lam'; a primitive root; to tie fast; hence (of the mouth) to be tongue-tied:—bind, be dumb, put to silence.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H481 in the following manner: dumb (7x), put to silence (1x), binding (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H481 in the following manner: dumb (7x), put to silence (1x), binding (1x).
  1. to bind

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to be dumb

      2. to be bound

    2. (Piel) binding (part.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָלַם ʼâlam, aw-lam'; a primitive root; to tie fast; hence (of the mouth) to be tongue-tied:—bind, be dumb, put to silence.
STRONGS H481:
† [אָלַם] verb bind (perhaps compare Assyrian [alāmu], almattu, fortress Dl in ZimBP 114 & in BDEzekielxi; Arabic أَلِمَ be in pain, Aramaic MFlAE   retain anger).
Niph. (be bound =) be dumb, Perfect 3rd person feminine singular נֶאֱלָ֑מָה Isaiah 53:7; וְנֶאֱלַמְתָּ֫ Ezekiel 3:26, etc.; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תֵּאָלֵם Ezekiel 24:27; 3rd person feminine plural תֵּאָלַמְנָה Psalm 31:19. —
1. be dumb, i.e. silent Psalm 39:3 דוּמִיָּה נ׳ (|| הֶחֱשֵׁיתִי); compare Psalm 39:10 (|| אֶפְתַּח־פִּי לֹא); simile of sheep Isaiah 53:7 (|| id.); be dumb, i.e. unable to speak Ezekiel 3:26 (result of וּלְשׁוֺנְךָ אַדְבִּיק אֶל־חִכָּ֑ךָ) compare Ezekiel 24:27 ⬩⬩⬩פִּיךָ יִפָּתַח וּתְדַבֵּר וְלֹא תֵאָלֵם עוֺד; Ezekiel 33:22 עוֺד נֶאֱלַמְתִּי וְלֹא פִּי וַיִּפְתַּח; also Daniel 10:15 (compare Daniel 10:16); be made dumb subject שִׂפְתֵי שָׁ֑קֶר lying lips Psalm 31:19 (|| יִדְּמוּ לִשְׁאוֺל Psalm 31:18).
Pi. Participle bind Genesis 37:7 (E) מְאַלְּמִים אֲלֻמִּים binding sheaves.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

37:7

Psalms

31:18; 31:19; 31:19; 39:3; 39:10

Isaiah

53:7; 53:7

Ezekiel

3:26; 3:26; 24:27; 24:27; 33:22

Daniel

10:15; 10:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H481 matches the Hebrew אָלַם ('ālam),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - For, behold, we were binding H481 sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:18 - Let the lying lips be put to silence; H481 which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:2 - I was dumb H481 with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:9 - I was dumb, H481 I opened not my mouth; because thou didst it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:7 - He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, H481 so he openeth not his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:26 - And I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, H481 and shalt not be to them a reprover: for they are a rebellious house.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:27 - In that day shall thy mouth be opened to him which is escaped, and thou shalt speak, and be no more dumb: H481 and thou shalt be a sign unto them; and they shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:22 - Now the hand of the LORD was upon me in the evening, afore he that was escaped came; and had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb. H481
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:15 - And when he had spoken such words unto me, I set my face toward the ground, and I became dumb. H481

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