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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 are the last words of David.
David the son of Jesse declares,
The man who was raised on high H5920 declares,
The anointed of the God of Jacob,
And the sweet psalmist of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:4 - He summons the heavens above,
And the earth, to judge His people:
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:16 - They turn, but not [fn]upward, H5920
They are like a deceitful bow;
Their princes will fall by the sword
Because of the [fn]insolence of their tongue.
This will be their derision in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:7 - So My people are bent on turning from Me.
Though [fn]they call [fn]them to the One on high, H5920
None at all exalts Him.

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