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Lexicon :: Strong's H5768 - ʿôlēl

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1579c

Strong’s Definitions

עוֹלֵל ʻôwlêl, o-lale'; or עֹלָל ʻôlâl; from H5763; a suckling:—babe, (young) child, infant, little one.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H5768 in the following manner: children (13x), infant (3x), babes (2x), child (1x), little ones (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H5768 in the following manner: children (13x), infant (3x), babes (2x), child (1x), little ones (1x).
  1. child, boy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עוֹלֵל ʻôwlêl, o-lale'; or עֹלָל ʻôlâl; from H5763; a suckling:—babe, (young) child, infant, little one.
STRONGS H5768: Abbreviations
עוֺלֵל, עוֺלָל noun masculineLamentations 2:19 child; — absolute עוֺלֵל 1 Samuel 15:3 +, עוֺלָל Jeremiah 6:11; Jeremiah 9:20; usually plural עוֺלְלִים Psalm 8:3, עֹלְלִים Job 3:16, עוֺלָלִים Lamentations 4:4; Joel 2:16; construct עֹלְלֵי Lamentations 2:20; suffix עֹלָלַיִךְ Psalm 137:9, עֹלָלֶיהָ Micah 2:9 +, עֹלְלֵיהֶם 2 Kings 8:2 +, etc.; — child Micah 2:9; Lamentations 2:19, 20; Lamentations 4:4; + יוֺנֵק (sometimes distinguished from men and women), 1 Samuel 15:3; 1 Samuel 22:19; Psalm 8:3; Jeremiah 44:7; Lamentations 2:11; Joel 2:16, || בַּחוּרִים Jeremiah 6:11; Jeremiah 9:20; || בָּנִים Psalm 17:14 (heirs of father); dashed in pieces (רטשׁ) by foe 2 Kings 8:12; Hosea 14:1; Nahum 3:10; Isaiah 13:16, compare Psalm 137:9 (נִפֵּץ); taken captive Lamentations 1:5; stillborn Job 3:16.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

15:3; 15:3; 22:19

2 Kings

8:2; 8:12


3:16; 3:16


8:3; 8:3; 17:14; 137:9; 137:9




6:11; 6:11; 9:20; 9:20; 44:7


1:5; 2:11; 2:19; 2:19; 2:20; 2:20; 4:4; 4:4




2:16; 2:16


2:9; 2:9



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5768 matches the Hebrew עוֹלֵל (ʿôlēl),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:3 - Now, go, and thou hast smitten Amalek, and devoted all that it hath, and thou hast no pity on it, and hast put to death from man unto woman, from infant unto suckling, from ox unto sheep, from camel unto ass.'
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:19 - and Nob, the city of the priests, he hath smitten by the mouth of the sword, from man even unto woman, from infant even unto suckling, and ox, and ass, and sheep, by the mouth of the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:12 - And Hazael saith, 'Wherefore is my lord weeping?' and he saith, 'Because I have known the evil that thou dost to the sons of Israel -- their fenced places thou dost send into fire, and their young men with sword thou dost slay, and their sucklings thou dost dash to pieces, and their pregnant women thou dost rip up.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:16 - (Or as a hidden abortion I am not, As infants -- they have not seen light.)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:2 - From the mouths of infants and sucklings Thou hast founded strength, Because of Thine adversaries, To still an enemy and a self-avenger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - From men, Thy hand, O Jehovah, From men of the world, their portion is in life, And with Thy hidden things Thou fillest their belly, They are satisfied with sons; And have left their abundance to their sucklings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:9 - O the happiness of him who doth seize, And hath dashed thy sucklings on the rock!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:16 - And their sucklings are dashed to pieces before their eyes, Spoiled are their houses, and their wives lain with.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:11 - And with the fury of Jehovah I have been filled, (I have been weary of containing,) To pour it on the suckling in the street, And on the assembly of youths together, For even husband with wife are captured, An elder with one full of days,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:21 - For death hath come up into our windows, It hath come into our palaces, To cut off the suckling from without, Young men from the broad places.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:7 - 'And, now, thus said Jehovah of Hosts, God of Israel: Why are ye doing great evil unto your own souls, to cut off to you man and woman, infant and suckling, from the midst of Judah, so as not to leave to you a remnant:
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:5 - Her adversaries have become chief, Her enemies have been at ease, For Jehovah hath afflicted her, For the abundance of her transgressions, Her infants have gone captive before the adversary.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:11 - Consumed by tears have been my eyes, Troubled have been my bowels, Poured out to the earth hath been my liver, For the breach of the daughter of my people; In infant and suckling being feeble, In the broad places of the city,
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:19 - Arise, cry aloud in the night, At the beginning of the watches. Pour out as water thy heart, Over against the face of the Lord, Lift up unto Him thy hands, for the soul of thine infants, Who are feeble with hunger at the head of all out-places.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:20 - See, O Jehovah, and look attentively, To whom Thou hast acted thus, Do women eat their fruit, infants of a handbreadth? Slain in the sanctuary of the Lord are priest and prophet?
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:4 - Cleaved hath the tongue of a suckling unto his palate with thirst, Infants asked bread, a dealer out they have none.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:16 - Become desolate doth Samaria, Because she hath rebelled against her God, By sword they do fall, Their sucklings are dashed in pieces, And its pregnant ones are ripped up!
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:16 - Gather the people, sanctify an assembly, Assemble the aged, Gather infants and sucklings of the breasts, Go out let a bridegroom from his inner chamber, And a bride out of her closet.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:9 - The women of My people ye cast out from its delightful house, From its sucklings ye take away My honour to the age.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:10 - Even she doth become an exile, She hath gone into captivity, Even her sucklings are dashed to pieces At the top of all out-places, And for her honoured ones they cast a lot, And all her great ones have been bound in fetters.
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