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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, “Look, I have given your brother a thousand H505 pieces of silver. [fn]It is [fn]your vindication before all who are with you, and before everyone you are cleared.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:60 - And they blessed Rebekah and said to her,
“May you, our sister,
Become thousands H505 of ten thousands,
And may your [fn]descendants possess
The gate of those who hate them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:37 - Now the sons of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand H505 men on foot, aside from children.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:21 - “Furthermore, you shall [fn]select out of all the people able men who fear God, men of truth, those who hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them as leaders of thousands H505, [fn]of hundreds, [fn]of fifties, and [fn]of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:25 - Moses chose able men out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, leaders of thousands H505, [fn]of hundreds, [fn]of fifties, and [fn]of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:6 - but showing [fn]favor to thousands H505, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:28 - So the sons of Levi did [fn]as Moses instructed, and about three thousand H505 men of the people fell that day.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:7 - who keeps faithfulness for thousands H505, who forgives wrongdoing, violation of His Law, and sin; yet He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, inflicting the [fn]punishment of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:25 - And the silver of those of the congregation who were [fn]counted was a hundred talents and 1,775 H505 shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:26 - a beka a head (that is, half a shekel according to the shekel of the sanctuary), assessed to each one who passed over to those who were [fn]counted, from twenty years old and upward, for 603,550 H505 men.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:28 - And of the 1,775 H505 shekels, he made hooks for the pillars, and overlaid their tops and made [fn]bands for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:29 - And the bronze of the wave offering was seventy talents and 2,400 H505 shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:16 - “These are the men who were called from the congregation, the leaders of their fathers’ tribes; they were the heads of [fn]divisions H505 of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:21 - their numbered men of the tribe of Reuben were 46,500 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:23 - their numbered men of the tribe of Simeon were 59,300 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:25 - their numbered men of the tribe of Gad were 45,650 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:27 - their numbered men of the tribe of Judah were 74,600 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:29 - their numbered men of the tribe of Issachar were 54,400 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:31 - their numbered men of the tribe of Zebulun were 57,400 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:33 - their numbered men of the tribe of Ephraim were 40,500 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:35 - their numbered men of the tribe of Manasseh were 32,200 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:37 - their numbered men of the tribe of Benjamin were 35,400 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:39 - their numbered men of the tribe of Dan were 62,700 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:41 - their numbered men of the tribe of Asher were 41,500 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:43 - their numbered men of the tribe of Naphtali were 53,400 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:46 - all the numbered men were 603,550 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:4 - and his army, their [fn]numbered men: 74,600 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:6 - and his army, their numbered men: 54,400 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:8 - and his army, his numbered men: 57,400 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:9 - “The total of the numbered men of the camp of Judah: 186,400 H505, by their armies. They shall set out first.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:11 - and his army, their numbered men: 46,500 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:13 - and his army, their numbered men: 59,300 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:15 - and his army, their numbered men: 45,650 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:16 - “The total of the numbered men of the camp of Reuben: 151,450 H505 by their armies. And they shall set out second.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:19 - and his army, their numbered men: 40,500 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:21 - and his army, their numbered men, 32,200 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:23 - and his army, their numbered men, 35,400 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:24 - “The total of the numbered men of the camp of Ephraim: 108,100 H505, by their armies. And they shall set out third.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:26 - and his army, their numbered men: 62,700 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:28 - and his army, their numbered men: 41,500 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:30 - and his army, their numbered men: 53,400 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:31 - “The total of the numbered men of the camp of Dan was 157,600 H505. They shall set out last by their flags.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:32 - These are the numbered men of the sons of Israel by their fathers’ households; the total of the numbered men of the camps by their armies, 603,550 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:22 - Their numbered men, in the counting of every male from a month old and upward, their numbered men were 7,500 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:28 - In the counting of every male from a month old and upward, there were 8,600 H505, performing the duties of the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:34 - Their numbered men in the counting of every male from a month old and upward: 6,200 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:39 - All the numbered men of the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron counted at the [fn]command of the LORD by their families, every male from a month old and upward, were twenty-two thousand H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:43 - and all the firstborn males, by the number of names from a month old and upward for their numbered men, were 22,273 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:50 - from the firstborn of the sons of Israel he took the money in terms of the shekel of the sanctuary, 1,365 H505.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:36 - Their numbered men by their families were 2,750 H505.

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