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Lexicon :: Strong's H7049 - qālaʿ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2030,2031

Strong’s Definitions

קָלַע qâlaʻ, kaw-lah'; a primitive root; to sling; also to carve (as if a circular motion, or into light forms):—carve, sling (out).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H7049 in the following manner: sling (4x), carve (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H7049 in the following manner: sling (4x), carve (3x).
  1. to sling, hurl forth

    1. (Qal)

      1. to sling

      2. slinger (participle)

    2. (Piel) to sling

  2. (Qal) to carve

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָלַע qâlaʻ, kaw-lah'; a primitive root; to sling; also to carve (as if a circular motion, or into light forms):—carve, sling (out).
STRONGS H7049: Abbreviations
† I. [קָלַע] verb sling, hurl forth (Thes compare Arabic bdb088701 sit insecurely (see also Frä224, Socin in BuhlLex 13), waver, whence bdb088702 sail (loan-word Fräl.c.), Jewish-Aramaic קַלְעָא id., Biblical Hebrew Late Hebrew קֶלַע curtain; thence hurl, sling; but this perhaps denominative (Socl.c.) from bdb088703 loosened clod, compare Syriac bdb088704 id. (Nö in Fräl.c.); Arabic bdb088705 sling, Eth bdb088706: id.; Targum קְלַע verb sling, Syriac noun bdb088707 sling); —
Qal Participle קֹלֵעַ בָּאֶבֶן אֶלֿ Judges 20:16 one slinging (with) a stone at a hair; קוֺ׳ with accusative of person Jeremiah 10:18 I will sling forth the inhabitants.
Pi. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיִקַלַּע 1 Samuel 17:49 and he slang (that is, the stone); suffix יְקַלְּעֶנָּה 1 Samuel 25:29 he shall sling away (life of enemy).

II. קָלַע verb carve; —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ק׳ : with 2 accusative, carve walls with, 1 Kings 6:29; with accusative of congnate meaning with verb + עַל 1 Kings 6:32; with accusative of thing carved 1 Kings 6:35.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Samuel

17:49; 25:29

1 Kings

6:29; 6:32; 6:35




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7049 matches the Hebrew קָלַע (qālaʿ),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:16 - Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men lefthanded; every one could sling H7049 stones at an hair breadth, and not miss.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:49 - And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang H7049 it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead, that the stone sunk into his forehead; and he fell upon his face to the earth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:29 - Yet a man is risen to pursue thee, and to seek thy soul: but the soul of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of life with the LORD thy God; and the souls of thine enemies, them shall he sling out, H7049 as out of the middle of a sling.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:29 - And he carved H7049 all the walls of the house round about with carved figures of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, within and without.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:32 - The two doors also were of olive tree; and he carved H7049 upon them carvings of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold, and spread gold upon the cherubims, and upon the palm trees.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:35 - And he carved H7049 thereon cherubims and palm trees and open flowers: and covered them with gold fitted upon the carved work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:18 - For thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will sling H7049 out the inhabitants of the land at this once, and will distress them, that they may find it so.
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