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Lexicon :: Strong's H5929 - ʿālê

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1624a

Strong’s Definitions

עָלֶה ʻâleh, aw-leh'; from H5927; a leaf (as coming up on a tree); collectively, foliage:—branch, leaf.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H5929 in the following manner: leaf (12x), branch (5x), branches (with H6086) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H5929 in the following manner: leaf (12x), branch (5x), branches (with H6086) (1x).
  1. leaf, leafage

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָלֶה ʻâleh, aw-leh'; from H5927; a leaf (as coming up on a tree); collectively, foliage:—branch, leaf.
STRONGS H5929: Abbreviations
עָלֶה noun masculine leaf, leafage (see עלה Qal 4); — ע׳ Leviticus 26:36 +; construct עֲלֵה Genesis 3:7; Genesis 8:11; suffix עָלֵהוּ Jeremiah 17:8 +; plural construct עֲלֵי Nehemiah 8:15 +; suffix עֶלֶהָ Isaiah 1:30; — leaf, leafage, of various trees Genesis 3:7; Genesis 8:11; Nehemiah 8:15 (5 times in verse); green Jeremiah 17:8, flourishing Proverbs 11:28; but usually fading Isaiah 1:30; Isaiah 34:4; Isaiah 64:5; Jeremiah 8:13; Ezekiel 47:12; Psalm 1:3; driven leaf Leviticus 26:36; Job 13:25; עלה לִתְרוּפָה leaf for healing Ezekiel 47:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:7; 3:7; 8:11; 8:11


26:36; 26:36


8:15; 8:15








1:30; 1:30; 34:4; 64:5


8:13; 17:8; 17:8


47:12; 47:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5929 matches the Hebrew עָלֶה (ʿālê),
which occurs 18 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:7 - And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves H5929 together, and made themselves aprons.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:11 - And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf H5929 pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:36 - And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf H5929 shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:15 - And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, H5929 and pine branches, H5929 and myrtle branches, H5929 and palm branches, H5929 and branches H5929 of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:25 - Wilt thou break a leaf H5929 driven to and fro? and wilt thou pursue the dry stubble?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:3 - And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf H5929 also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:28 - He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch. H5929
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:30 - For ye shall be as an oak whose leaf H5929 fadeth, and as a garden that hath no water.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:4 - And all the host of heaven shall be dissolved, and the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll: and all their host shall fall down, as the leaf H5929 falleth off from the vine, and as a falling fig from the fig tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:6 - But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; H5929 and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:13 - I will surely consume them, saith the LORD: there shall be no grapes on the vine, nor figs on the fig tree, and the leaf H5929 shall fade; and the things that I have given them shall pass away from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:8 - For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf H5929 shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:12 - And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow all trees for meat, whose leaf H5929 shall not fade, neither shall the fruit thereof be consumed: it shall bring forth new fruit according to his months, because their waters they issued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf H5929 thereof for medicine.
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