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Lexicon :: Strong's H5920 - ʿal

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עַל
Transliteration
ʿal
Pronunciation
al
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Part of Speech
adverb, substantive
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1624p

Strong’s Definitions

עַל ʻal, al; from H5927; properly, the top; specifically, the Highest (i.e. God); also (adverb) aloft, to Jehovah:—above, high, most High.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H5920 in the following manner: above (3x), most High (2x), on high (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H5920 in the following manner: above (3x), most High (2x), on high (1x).
substantive
  1. height

    adverb
  2. above, upwards, on high

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַל ʻal, al; from H5927; properly, the top; specifically, the Highest (i.e. God); also (adverb) aloft, to Jehovah:—above, high, most High.
STRONGS H5920:
עַל, עָ֑ל (compare Köii. 261 f.)
I. substantive height (poetry) † Hosea 7:16 יָשׁוּבוּ לֹא עָֹל they return (but) not upwards (i.e. not God-wards), Hosea 11:7 וְאֶל־עַל יִקְרָאֻהוּ they (the prophets) call it (the people) upwards, (but) none striveth to rise; as adverb accusative, 2 Samuel 23:1 the man הֻ֣קַּם עָ֔ל (that) is raised up on high. With מִן, מֵעָ֑ל, †(ה)שׁמים מֵעָ֑ל (the) heavens above Genesis 27:39; Genesis 49:25; Psalm 50:4 (opposed to מִתַּחַת H4605 Exodus 20:4. In prose מִמַּעַל).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

27:39; 49:25

2 Samuel

23:1

Psalms

50:4

Hosea

7:16; 11:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5920 matches the Hebrew עַל (ʿal),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:1 - Now these be the last words of David. David the son of Jesse said, and the man who was raised up on high, H5920 the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel, said,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:4 - He shall call to the heavens from above, H5920 and to the earth, that he may judge his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:16 - They return, but not to the most High: H5920 they are like a deceitful bow: their princes shall fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue: this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:7 - And my people are bent to backsliding from me: though they called them to the most High, H5920 none at all would exalt him.

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