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Lexicon :: Strong's H5554 - selaʿ

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סֶלַע
Transliteration
selaʿ
Pronunciation
seh'-lah
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as סֶלַע (H5553)
Strong’s Definitions

סֶלַע Çelaʻ, seh'-lah; the same as H5553; Sela, the rock-city of Idumaea:—rock, Sela(-h).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H5554 in the following manner: Sela (1x), Selah (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H5554 in the following manner: Sela (1x), Selah (1x).
  1. Sela = "the rock"

    1. a place in Edom

      1. perhaps an early name for 'Petra'

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סֶלַע Çelaʻ, seh'-lah; the same as H5553; Sela, the rock-city of Idumaea:—rock, Sela(-h).
STRONGS H5554:
† II. סֶ֫לַע proper name, of a location in Edom, מֵהַהַסּ׳ Judges 1:36 (strike out מֵ, compare GFM); הַסּ׳ captured in war 2 Kings 14:7 (and called יָקְתְאֵל); מִסּ׳ Isaiah 16:1; site dubious; old identification with Petra denied, plausibly, by BuhlEdom GFMJu, 36 (who thinks of an actual cliff), but held Benz 2 Kings 14:7 BdPal (1898), 206; Greek Version of the LXX ()πέτρα.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Judges

1:36

2 Kings

14:7; 14:7

Isaiah

16:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5554 matches the Hebrew סֶלַע (selaʿ),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:7 - He slew of Edom in the valley of salt ten thousand, and took Selah H5554 by war, and called the name of it Joktheel unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:1 - Send ye the lamb to the ruler of the land from Sela H5554 to the wilderness, unto the mount of the daughter of Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:11 - Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains.

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