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Lexicon :: Strong's H505 - 'elep̄

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אֶלֶף
Transliteration
'elep̄
Pronunciation
eh'-lef
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Prop, the same as אֶלֶף (H504)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 109a

Strong’s Definitions

אֶלֶף ʼeleph, eh'-lef; prop, the same as H504; hence (the ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand:—thousand.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 505x

The KJV translates Strong's H505 in the following manner: thousand (500x), eleven hundred (with H3967) (3x), variant (1x), twelve hundred (with H3967) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 505x
The KJV translates Strong's H505 in the following manner: thousand (500x), eleven hundred (with H3967) (3x), variant (1x), twelve hundred (with H3967) (1x).
  1. a thousand

    1. as numeral

  2. a thousand, company

    1. as a company of men under one leader, troops

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֶלֶף ʼeleph, eh'-lef; prop, the same as H504; hence (the ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand:—thousand.
STRONGS H505: Abbreviations
II. אֶ֫לֶף noun masculineJudges 6:15 thousand (אלף MI, SI, Sabean DHMZMG 1875, 615; Arabic أَلفً, Aramaic PElAx  , אֲלַף, אלפיא) — א׳ (אָ֑׳) Genesis 20:16 +; suffix אַלְמִּי Judges 6:15; dual אַלְמַּיִם Numbers 4:36 +; plural אֲלָפִים Exodus 18:21 +; construct אַלְפֵי Exodus 32:28 +; אֲלָפֶיךָ Deuteronomy 7:13 + 2 times; אֲלָפָיו Qr 1 Samuel 18:7 + 2 times (Kt ־פו) — a thousand.
1. numeral:
a. used with noun alone; mostly before noun Numbers 35:4; Joshua 7:3; Nehemiah 3:13; 1 Chronicles 18:4 +; after noun (late) 1 Chronicles 12:35 + 6 times Chronicles Ezra Nehemiah; בָּאַמָּה א׳ Numbers 35:5 (4 times in verse); Ezekiel 47:3 (strike out Co); the noun always plural when preceding, sometimes when following, 1 Samuel 25:2; 1 Kings 3:4; 2 Kings 18:23 = Isaiah 36:8; 2 Chronicles 30:24; Psalm 90:4; Job 42:12; Ecclesiastes 6:6; elsewhere singular אישׁ Judges 9:49; Judges 15:15, 16; Joshua 7:3 +; אַמָּה Numbers 35:4 + (so SI); דּוֺר Deuteronomy 7:9 +, compare 1 Chronicles 18:4; 1 Chronicles 19:6; 2 Kings 15:19; Job 42:12; Songs 4:4; Isaiah 7:23, noun sometimes collective; א׳ plural construct Micah 6:7; Psalm 119:72; Genesis 24:60; noun not expressed (or not fully) Genesis 20:16; Numbers 31:5, 6 +; distributive אֶלֶף⬩⬩⬩אֶלֶף Numbers 31:4; multiplicative Deuteronomy 1:11 פְּעָמִים א׳; indefinite for great number (plural) Exodus 20:6; Exodus 34:7; Deuteronomy 5:10; Jeremiah 32:18, (singular) Deuteronomy 32:30; Ecclesiastes 6:6 +.
b. א׳ + other number usually precedes it Exodus 38:25 + often; but following רִבּוֺא Ezra 2:64 + 2 times; it follows also smaller number Numbers 3:50; 1 Kings 5:12 (so SI); the noun following in singular Exodus 28:25 + 8 times; plural 2 Samuel 8:4 + 2 times; noun precedes, in plural (late) Daniel 12:12 + 2 times; noun not expressed Exodus 38:28
c. א׳ X other number always following Exodus 12:37 +; usual order is no. X א׳ + additional no. (if any) + noun (if expressed) Numbers 31:52; Judges 20:35 compare Exodus 12:37; 2 Kings 3:4 (twice in verse) +; less often noun + no. X א׳ Numbers 31:33; 1 Kings 8:63 +; (other combinations see Exodus 38:26; Numbers 26:51; Numbers 31:32; Ezekiel 48:30; 1 Chronicles 29:7 etc.); א׳ usually singular Numbers 11:21 +; except after units, where plural absolute Numbers 1:46; Judges 20:34 + (so MI); seldom plural construct Exodus 32:28; Judges 4:10; Job 1:3 (twice in verse); (noun mostly singular when following Judges 4:10; 1 Kings 12:21+, yet plural Joshua 4:13; 1 Samuel 13:5 +; when preceding it is plural 1 Chronicles 5:21 +, or collective Numbers 31:33; 1 Samuel 25:2; 1 Kings 8:63; 2 Chronicles 7:5 +); אֶלֶף אֲלָפִים 1 Chronicles 21:5; 1 Chronicles 22:14; 2 Chronicles 14:8; אַלְפֵי שִׁנְאָן Psalm 68:18, compare שִׁנְאָן; בְּהַרֲרֵי אָ֑לֶף Psalm 50:10, read אֵל compare Psalm 36:7, Ol Bi Che; yet see Hup De. —
Note.10,000= עֲשֶׂרֶת אֲלָפִים etc. Judges 1:4; Judges 3:29; 1 Kings 5:28; 1 Chronicles 29:7 +; less often רִבּוֺ, רְבָבָה etc. which see.
2. a thousand, a company of 1000 men, as united under one superior, or leader, hence (שָׂרֵי) שַׂר א׳ Exodus 18:21, 25 compare Numbers 31:14 +; compare יִשְׂרָאֵל רָאשֵׁי א׳ Numbers 1:16; Numbers 10:4; Joshua 22:21, 30 & see below; compare also 1 Samuel 29:2; especially family, etc. Judges 6:15; 1 Samuel 10:19 (|| שֵׁבֶט & compare מִשְׁפַּחַת 1 Samuel 10:21); compare Micah 5:2; — Numbers 10:36 (רִבְבוֺת אַלְפֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל) Numbers 31:5; Joshua 22:14; 1 Samuel 23:23 apparently shew transition to this technical use.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H506.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

20:16; 20:16; 24:60

Exodus

12:37; 12:37; 18:21; 18:21; 18:25; 20:6; 28:25; 32:28; 32:28; 34:7; 38:25; 38:26; 38:28

Numbers

1:16; 1:46; 3:50; 4:36; 10:4; 10:36; 11:21; 26:51; 31:4; 31:5; 31:5; 31:6; 31:14; 31:32; 31:33; 31:33; 31:52; 35:4; 35:4; 35:5

Deuteronomy

1:11; 5:10; 7:9; 7:13; 32:30

Joshua

4:13; 7:3; 7:3; 22:14; 22:21; 22:30

Judges

1:4; 3:29; 4:10; 4:10; 6:15; 6:15; 6:15; 9:49; 15:15; 15:16; 20:34; 20:35

1 Samuel

10:19; 10:21; 13:5; 18:7; 23:23; 25:2; 25:2; 29:2

2 Samuel

8:4

1 Kings

3:4; 5:12; 8:63; 8:63; 12:21

2 Kings

3:4; 15:19; 18:23

1 Chronicles

5:21; 12:35; 18:4; 18:4; 19:6; 21:5; 22:14; 29:7; 29:7

2 Chronicles

7:5; 14:8; 30:24

Ezra

2:64

Nehemiah

3:13

Job

1:3; 42:12; 42:12

Psalms

36:7; 50:10; 68:18; 90:4; 119:72

Ecclesiastes

6:6; 6:6

Song of Songs

4:4

Isaiah

7:23; 36:8

Jeremiah

32:18

Ezekiel

47:3; 48:30

Daniel

12:12

Micah

5:2; 6:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H505 matches the Hebrew אֶלֶף ('elep̄),
which occurs 507 times in 390 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 8 (Gen 20:16–Num 4:36)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:16 - To Sarah he said, “Behold, I have given your brother a thousand pieces of silver. It is a sign of your innocence in the eyes of all[fn] who are with you, and before everyone you are vindicated.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:60 - And they blessed Rebekah and said to her,
“Our sister, may you become
thousands of ten thousands,
and may your offspring possess
the gate of those who hate him!”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:37 - And the people of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, besides women and children.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:21 - Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:25 - Moses chose able men out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:6 - but showing steadfast love to thousands[fn] of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:28 - And the sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses. And that day about three thousand men of the people fell.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:7 - keeping steadfast love for thousands,[fn] forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:25 - The silver from those of the congregation who were recorded was a hundred talents and 1,775 shekels, by the shekel of the sanctuary:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:26 - a beka[fn] a head (that is, half a shekel, by the shekel of the sanctuary), for everyone who was listed in the records, from twenty years old and upward, for 603,550 men.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:28 - And of the 1,775 shekels he made hooks for the pillars and overlaid their capitals and made fillets for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:29 - The bronze that was offered was seventy talents and 2,400 shekels;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:16 - These were the ones chosen from the congregation, the chiefs of their ancestral tribes, the heads of the clans of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:21 - those listed of the tribe of Reuben were 46,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:23 - those listed of the tribe of Simeon were 59,300.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:25 - those listed of the tribe of Gad were 45,650.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:27 - those listed of the tribe of Judah were 74,600.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:29 - those listed of the tribe of Issachar were 54,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:31 - those listed of the tribe of Zebulun were 57,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:33 - those listed of the tribe of Ephraim were 40,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:35 - those listed of the tribe of Manasseh were 32,200.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:37 - those listed of the tribe of Benjamin were 35,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:39 - those listed of the tribe of Dan were 62,700.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:41 - those listed of the tribe of Asher were 41,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:43 - those listed of the tribe of Naphtali were 53,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:46 - all those listed were 603,550.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:4 - his company as listed being 74,600.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:6 - his company as listed being 54,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:8 - his company as listed being 57,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:9 - All those listed of the camp of Judah, by their companies, were 186,400. They shall set out first on the march.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:11 - his company as listed being 46,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:13 - his company as listed being 59,300.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:15 - his company as listed being 45,650.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:16 - All those listed of the camp of Reuben, by their companies, were 151,450. They shall set out second.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:19 - his company as listed being 40,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:21 - his company as listed being 32,200.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:23 - his company as listed being 35,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:24 - All those listed of the camp of Ephraim, by their companies, were 108,100. They shall set out third on the march.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:26 - his company as listed being 62,700.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:28 - his company as listed being 41,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:30 - his company as listed being 53,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:31 - All those listed of the camp of Dan were 157,600. They shall set out last, standard by standard.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:32 - These are the people of Israel as listed by their fathers’ houses. All those listed in the camps by their companies were 603,550.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:22 - Their listing according to the number of all the males from a month old and upward was[fn] 7,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:28 - According to the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, there were 8,600, keeping guard over the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:34 - Their listing according to the number of all the males from a month old and upward was 6,200.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:39 - All those listed among the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron listed at the commandment of the LORD, by clans, all the males from a month old and upward, were 22,000.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:43 - And all the firstborn males, according to the number of names, from a month old and upward as listed were 22,273.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:50 - From the firstborn of the people of Israel he took the money, 1,365 shekels, by the shekel of the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:36 - and those listed by clans were 2,750.

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