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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:
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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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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 H505 pieces of silver; behold, it is [fn]your vindication before all who are with you, and before all men you are cleared.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:60 - 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 lovingkindness 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 lovingkindness for thousands, H505 who forgives iniquity, transgression and sin; yet He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:25 - The silver of those of the congregation who were [fn]numbered was 100 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), for each one who passed over to those who were [fn]numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for 603,550 H505 H505 men.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:28 - 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 - The bronze of the wave offering was 70 talents and 2,400 H505 shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:16 - “These are they who were called of 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 - even all the numbered men were 603,550. H505 H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:4 - and his army, even their [fn]numbered men, 74,600. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:6 - and his army, even their numbered men, 54,400. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:8 - and his army, even 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 H505 H505 by their armies. They shall set out first.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:11 - and his army, even their numbered men, 46,500. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:13 - and his army, even their numbered men, 59,300. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:15 - and his army, even 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 H505 by their armies. And they shall set out second.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:19 - and his army, even their numbered men, 40,500. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:21 - and his army, even their numbered men, 32,200. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:23 - and his army, even 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 H505 by their armies. And they shall set out third.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:26 - and his army, even their numbered men, 62,700. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:28 - and his army, even their numbered men, 41,500. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:30 - and his army, even 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 H505 They shall set out last by their standards.”
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 H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:22 - Their numbered men, in the numbering of every male from a month old and upward, even their numbered men were 7,500. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:28 - In the numbering 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 numbering of every male from a month old and upward, were 6,200. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:39 - All the numbered men of the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron numbered at the [fn]command of the LORD by their families, every male from a month old and upward, were 22,000. 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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