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Lexicon :: Strong's H5555 - selaʿ hammaḥlᵊqôṯ

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סֶלַע הַמַּחְלְקוֹת
Transliteration
selaʿ hammaḥlᵊqôṯ
Pronunciation
seh'-lah hammakh-lek-oth'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From סֶלַע (H5553) and the pl. of מַחֲלֹקֶת (H4256) with the article interposed
Strong’s Definitions

סֶלַע הַמַּחְלְקוֹת Çelaʻ ham-machlᵉqôwth, seh'-lah hammakh-lek-oth'; from H5553 and the plural of H4256 with the article interposed; rock of the divisions; Sela-ham-Machlekoth, a place in Palestine:—Sela-hammalekoth.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's H5555 in the following manner: Selahammahlekoth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's H5555 in the following manner: Selahammahlekoth (1x).
  1. Sela-hammahlekoth = "the cliff of escapes" or "the cliff of divisions"

    1. a rock or cliff in the wilderness of Maon, southeast of Hebron, the scene of an escape of David from Saul

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סֶלַע הַמַּחְלְקוֹת Çelaʻ ham-machlᵉqôwth, seh'-lah hammakh-lek-oth'; from H5553 and the plural of H4256 with the article interposed; rock of the divisions; Sela-ham-Machlekoth, a place in Palestine:—Sela-hammalekoth.
STRONGS H5555:
† II. מַחְלְקוֺת noun feminine plural smoothness, סֶלַע הַמּ׳ 1 Samuel 23:28 rock of smoothness, i.e. slippery rock, perhaps original meaning of this proper name, see further I. מחלקוֺת below I. חלק.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

23:28

H5555

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5555 matches the Hebrew סֶלַע הַמַּחְלְקוֹת (selaʿ hammaḥlᵊqôṯ),
which occurs 2 times in 1 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:28 - Wherefore Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Selahammahlekoth. H5555

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