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Lexicon :: Strong's H5939 - ʿălāṭâ

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עֲלָטָה
Transliteration
ʿălāṭâ
Pronunciation
al-aw-taw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to cover
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1626

Strong’s Definitions

עֲלָטָה ʻălâṭâh, al-aw-taw'; feminine from an unused root meaning to cover; dusk:—dark, twilight.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H5939 in the following manner: twilight (3x), dark (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H5939 in the following manner: twilight (3x), dark (1x).
  1. thick darkness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֲלָטָה ʻălâṭâh, al-aw-taw'; feminine from an unused root meaning to cover; dusk:—dark, twilight.
STRONGS H5939:
עֲלָטָה noun feminine thick darkness **< darkness, dusk, which suits both passages (Bevan, privately). (Late Hebrew עֲלָטָה (rare); according to BaES 5 transposes from Arabic bdb075901 [be cloudy]; bdb075902 darkness); — absolute ע׳, attending sunset Genesis 15:17 (with verb masculine; AlbrZAW xv (1895), 325Synt. § 350 e read הָֽיְתָה); בַּע׳ Ezekiel 12:7 (|| בָּעֶרֶב), Ezekiel 12:6; Ezekiel 12:12.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

15:17

Esther

5

Ezekiel

12:6; 12:7; 12:12

H5939

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5939 matches the Hebrew עֲלָטָה (ʿălāṭâ),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:17 - And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, H5939 behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:6 - In their sight shalt thou bear it upon thy shoulders, and carry it forth in the twilight: H5939 thou shalt cover thy face, that thou see not the ground: for I have set thee for a sign unto the house of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:7 - And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for captivity, and in the even I digged through the wall with mine hand; I brought it forth in the twilight, H5939 and I bare it upon my shoulder in their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:12 - And the prince that is among them shall bear upon his shoulder in the twilight, H5939 and shall go forth: they shall dig through the wall to carry out thereby: he shall cover his face, that he see not the ground with his eyes.

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