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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 - Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves H5929 together and made themselves waist coverings.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:11 - And the dove came to him in [fn]the evening, and behold, in its [fn]beak was a fresh olive leaf H5929. So Noah knew that the water was low on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:36 - ‘As for those among you who are left, I will also bring despair into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. And the sound of a scattered leaf H5929 will chase them, and even when no one is pursuing they will flee [fn]as though from the sword, and they will fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:15 - And that they were to proclaim and circulate a proclamation in all their cities and in Jerusalem, saying, “Go out to the hills, and bring olive branches H5929 and [fn]wild olive branches H5929, myrtle branches H5929, palm branches H5929, and branches H5929 of other trees with thick branches, to make booths, as it is written.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:25 - “Will You scare away a scattered leaf H5929?
Or will You pursue the dry chaff?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:3 - He will be like a tree planted by [fn]streams of water,
Which yields its fruit in its season,
And its [fn]leaf H5929 does not wither;
And [fn]in whatever he does, he prospers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:28 - One who trusts in his riches will fall,
But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf H5929.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:30 - For you will be like an [fn]oak whose leaf H5929 withers away,
Or like a garden that has no water.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:4 - And all the heavenly [fn]lights will [fn]wear away,
And the sky will be rolled up like a scroll;
All its [fn]lights will also wither away
As a leaf H5929 withers from the vine,
Or as one withers from the fig tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:6 - For all of us have become like one who is unclean,
And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment;
And all of us wither like a leaf H5929,
And our wrongdoings, like the wind, take us away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:13 - “I will certainly snatch them away,” declares the LORD.
“There will be no grapes on the vine
And no figs on the fig tree,
And the leaf H5929 will wither;
And what I have given them will pass away.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:8 - “For he will be like a tree planted by the water
That extends its roots by a stream,
And does not fear when the heat comes;
But its leaves H5929 will be green,
And it will not be anxious in a year of drought,
Nor cease to yield fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:12 - “And by the river on its bank, on one side and on the other, will grow all kinds of trees for food. Their leaves H5929 will not wither and their fruit will not fail. They will bear fruit every month because their water flows from the sanctuary, and their fruit will be for food and their leaves H5929 for healing.”
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