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Lexicon :: Strong's H8416 - tᵊhillâ

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 500c

Strong’s Definitions

תְּהִלָּה tᵉhillâh, teh-hil-law'; from H1984; laudation; specifically (concretely) a hymn:—praise.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 57x

The KJV translates Strong's H8416 in the following manner: praise (57x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 57x
The KJV translates Strong's H8416 in the following manner: praise (57x).
  1. praise, song or hymn of praise

    1. praise, adoration, thanksgiving (paid to God)

    2. act of general or public praise

    3. praise-song (as title)

    4. praise (demanded by qualities or deeds or attributes of God)

    5. renown, fame, glory

      1. of Damascus, God

      2. object of praise, possessor of renown (fig)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תְּהִלָּה tᵉhillâh, teh-hil-law'; from H1984; laudation; specifically (concretely) a hymn:—praise.
STRONGS H8416: Abbreviations
תְּהִלָּה noun feminine praise, song of praise (compare Arabic bdb023901, the shouting of sacred formula; SprengerMuhammad iii.527 WeSkizzen iii.107 ff. 114. 117. 214 NöZMG 1887, 723 RSSemitic i. 411 CheOP 460) absolute ת׳ Isaiah 60:18 + 19 times + Jeremiah 49:25 Kt, see ifrom; construct תְּהִלַּת Jeremiah 48:2 + 2 times; suffix תְּהִלָּתִי Jeremiah 17:14 + 6 times; תְּהִלָּֽֽֽתְךָ Deuteronomy 10:21; Psalm 48:11, תְּהִלָּתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 35:38 + 6 times; תְּהִלָּתֶּיךָ Psalm 9:15; **on תְּהִדָמלָּ֫תֶיךָ Psalm 9:15 as error for לָֹּ֫תֶךָלֹּ֫תֶיךָ-, see Ol§ 131 k; 39 c Sta§ 354 b Hup Now and others on the passage. תְּהִלָּתוֺ Isaiah 42:10 + 10 times; plural absolute תְּהִלֹּת Exodus 15:11; construct תְּהִלּוֺת Psalm 22:4 + 3 times; —
1. praise, adoration, thanksgiving, paid to י׳: Psalm 48:11 כשׁמך אלהים כן תהלתך לְ קצוי ארץ as thy name, O God, so is thy praise to the ends of the earth, Psalm 111:10 תהלתו עמדת לעד, תָּמִיד תְּהִלָּתוֺ בְּפִי Psalm 34:2 continually is his praise in my mouth (|| אֲבָֽרֲכָה אֶתיֿ׳) compare Psalm 71:6, also ימָּלֵא פִי תְהִלָּתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 71:8, ת׳ יַגִּיד פִּי Psalm 51:7, תַּכַּעְנָה שְׂפָתַי ת׳ Psalm 119:171, פִּי יְדַבֶּר י׳ ת׳ Psalm 145:21 (|| וִיבָרֵךְ כָּלֿ בָּשָׂר שֵׁם קָדְשׁוֺ); as sung, song of praise יָשִׁירוּ תִּהִלָּתוֺ Psalm 106:12; הַמְשֹׁרֲרִים וְשִׁירתְּֿהִלָּה וְהוֺדוֺת לֵאלֹהִים Nehemiah 12:46; compare לֵאלֹהֵינוּ ת׳ Psalm 40:4 (appositive שֹׁיר הָדָשׁ) & Isaiah 42:10 (appositive id.), also לַיְשָׁרִים נָאוָה ת׳ Isaiah 33:1 (|| רַנְנוּ צַדִּיקִים בי׳); see perhaps Psalm 148:14 (Che; yet see De VB); note further אֱלֹהֵי תְהִלָּתִי Psalm 109:1; יוֺשֵׁב תְּהִלּוֺת יִשְׂרָאֵל Psalm 22:4 inhabiting the praises of Israel; וּמְרוֺמָם עַלכֶּֿלבְּֿרָכָה וּתְהִלָּה Nehemiah 9:5 exalted above all blessing and praise; compare also תְּהִלָּתִי Isaiah 48:9 (|| שְׁמִי), & of praise due to י׳ Isaiah 42:8.
2.the act of general, public, praise (compare also above especially Psalm 22:4; Psalm 33:1; Psalm 106:12; Nehemiah 12:46); — בּאֹוּ שְׁעָרָיו בְּתוֺדָה חֲצֵרֹתָיו בִּת׳ Psalm 100:4 enter his gates with thanksgiving, his courts with praise; שִׁיר חָדָשׁ שִׁירוּ לי׳ תְּהִלָּתוֺ בִּקְהִל חֲסִידִים Plalm Psalm 149:1; compare Psalm 22:26; Psalm 65:2; Psalm 66:2; Psalm 147:1; before the army הֵחֵלּוּ בְרִנָּה וּתְחִלָּה 2 Chronicles 20:22; in exhortation to the peoples הַשְׁמִיעוּ קוֺל תְּהִלָּתוֺ Psalm 66:8 (|| בָּֽרֲכוּ עַמִּים אֱלֹהֵינוּ), compare Isaiah 42:12.
3. praise-song, as title, תְּהִלָּה לְדָוִד Psalm 145:1 (so Late Hebrew ספר תהלות & תְּהִלִּים, תִּילִּים, = Psalms).
4. qualities, deeds, etc., of י׳, demanding praise: — נוֺרָא תְהִלֹּת Exodus 15:11 (song), i.e. terrible in attributes that call for praise (|| נֶאְדָּר בַּקֹּדֶשׁ & עשֵֹׁה פֶלֶא); often (both singular and plural) of Yahweh's deeds with verb סִפֵּר Psalm 9:15; Psalm 78:4; Psalm 79:13; Isaiah 43:21, also + שֵׁם י׳ Psalm 102:22; with יַשְׁמִיעַ Psalm 106:2 (|| יְמַלֵּל גְּבוּרוֺת י׳); + צִדְקֶ֑ךָ with יֶהְגֶּה Psalm 35:28; with יְבַשֵּׂ֑רוּ Isaiah 60:6; + חַסְדֵי י׳, with אַזְכִּיר Isaiah 63:7; vid also לְהֹדוֺת לְשֵׁם קָדְשֶׁ֑ךָ לְהִשְׁתַּבֵחַ בִּתְהִלָּתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 106:47 = 1 Chronicles 16:35 to give thanks unto thy holy name, to glory in thy praises (= praiseworthy deeds).
5. renown, fame, glory:
a. of Damascus עִיר תְּהִלָּ֑ה֯ Jeremiah 49:25 (on Qr תְּהִלָּ֑ת see Hi Ges§ 80. 2 b); compare perhaps מַעֲטֵה תְהִלָּה Isaiah 61:3 mantle of renown (renown as a mantle, compare De VB; > Di splendid garment; but Bi Che Du read מַעֲטֵה אֵ֔בֶל and translate ת׳ praise, song of praise, compare 1. 2).
b. of י׳, מָֽלְאָה הָאָרֶץ כִּסָּה שָׁמַים הוֺדוֺ וּת׳ Habakkuk 3:3 his splendour hath covered (the) heavens, and of his renown the earth is full. Also
c. figurative, praise, renown, = object of praise, possessor of renown; used
(a) of Israel Deuteronomy 26:19 (absolute), Jeremiah 13:11 (+ לִי) Jeremiah 33:9 (+ לִי and לְכֹל גּוֺיֵי הָאָרֶץ) — all || שֵׁם, תִּפְאֶרֶת; see also Isaiah 61:11, & perhaps Psalm 148:14 (see below 1. above);
(b) of Jerusalem Isaiah 62:7, also Zephaniah 3:19, 20 (both || שֵׁם), all these with verb הָיָה or שִׂים; compare וְקָרָאת יְשׁוּעָה חוֺמֹתַיִךְ וּשְׁעָרַיִךְ ת׳ Isaiah 60:18;
(c) of Babylon וַתִּתָּפֵשׂ תְּהִלַּת כָּלהָֿאָרֶץ Jeremiah 51:41;
(d) of Moab אֵין מוֺאָב עוֺד ת׳ Jeremiah 48:2;
(e) of י׳, הוּא תְהִלָּֽתְךָ וְהוּא אֱלֹהֶיךָ Deuteronomy 10:21, כִּי תְהִלָּתִי אָ֑תָּה Jeremiah 17:14 (no verb)
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15:11; 15:11


10:21; 10:21; 26:19

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles



9:5; 12:46; 12:46


9:15; 9:15; 9:15; 22:4; 22:4; 22:4; 22:26; 33:1; 34:2; 35:28; 40:4; 48:11; 48:11; 51:7; 65:2; 66:2; 66:8; 71:6; 71:8; 78:4; 79:13; 100:4; 102:22; 106:2; 106:12; 106:12; 106:47; 109:1; 111:10; 119:171; 145:1; 145:21; 147:1; 148:14; 148:14; 149:1


33:1; 42:8; 42:10; 42:10; 42:12; 43:21; 48:9; 60:6; 60:18; 60:18; 61:3; 61:11; 62:7; 63:7


13:11; 17:14; 17:14; 33:9; 48:2; 48:2; 49:25; 49:25; 51:41




3:19; 3:20


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8416 matches the Hebrew תְּהִלָּה (tᵊhillâ),
which occurs 58 times in 57 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Exo 15:11–Jer 17:14)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:11 -
Who is like unto thee, O Jehovah, among the gods?
Who is like thee, glorious in holiness,
Fearful in praises, doing wonders?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:21 - He is thy praise, and he is thy God, that hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:19 - and to make thee high above all nations that he hath made, in praise, and in name, and in honor; and that thou mayest be a holy people unto Jehovah thy God, as he hath spoken.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:35 -
And say ye, Save us, O God of our salvation,
And gather us together and deliver us from the nations,
To give thanks unto thy holy name,
And to triumph in thy praise.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:22 - And when they began to sing and to praise, Jehovah set liers-in-wait against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, that were come against Judah; and they were smitten.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:5 - Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, Stand up and bless Jehovah your God from everlasting to everlasting; and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:46 - For in the days of David and Asaph of old there was a chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:14 -
That I may show forth all thy praise.
In the gates of the daughter of Zion
I will rejoice in thy salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:3 -
But thou art holy,
O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:25 -
Of thee cometh my praise in the great assembly:
I will pay my vows before them that fear him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:1 -
Rejoice in Jehovah, O ye righteous:
Praise is comely for the upright.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:1 -
A Psalm of David; when he changed his behavior before Abimelech, who drove him away, and he departed.
I will bless Jehovah at all times:
His praise shall continually be in my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:28 -
And my tongue shall talk of thy righteousness
And of thy praise all the day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:3 -
And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God:
Many shall see it, and fear,
And shall trust in Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:10 -
As is thy name, O God,
So is thy praise unto the ends of the earth:
Thy right hand is full of righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:15 -
O Lord, open thou my lips;
And my mouth shall show forth thy praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:1 -
For the Chief Musician. A Psalm. A song of David.
Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Zion;
And unto thee shall the vow be performed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:2 -
Sing forth the glory of his name:
Make his praise glorious.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:8 -
Oh bless our God, ye peoples,
And make the voice of his praise to be heard;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:6 -
By thee have I been holden up from the womb;
Thou art he that took me out of my mother’s bowels:
My praise shall be continually of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:8 -
My mouth shall be filled with thy praise,
And with thy honor all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:14 -
But I will hope continually,
And will praise thee yet more and more.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:4 -
We will not hide them from their children,
Telling to the generation to come the praises of Jehovah,
And his strength, and his wondrous works that he hath done.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:13 -
So we thy people and sheep of thy pasture
Will give thee thanks for ever:
We will show forth thy praise to all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 100:4 -
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving,
And into his courts with praise:
Give thanks unto him, and bless his name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:21 -
That men may declare the name of Jehovah in Zion,
And his praise in Jerusalem;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:2 -
Who can utter the mighty acts of Jehovah,
Or show forth all his praise?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:12 -
Then believed they his words;
They sang his praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:47 -
Save us, O Jehovah our God,
And gather us from among the nations,
To give thanks unto thy holy name,
And to triumph in thy praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:1 -
For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.
Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:10 -
The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom;
A good understanding have all they that do his commandments:
His praise endureth for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:171 -
Let my lips utter praise;
For thou teachest me thy statutes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:1 -
A Psalm of praise; of David.
I will extol thee, my God, O King;
And I will bless thy name for ever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:21 -
My mouth shall speak the praise of Jehovah;
And let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:1 -
Praise ye Jehovah;
For it is good to sing praises unto our God;
For it is pleasant, and praise is comely.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:14 -
And he hath lifted up the horn of his people,
The praise of all his saints;
Even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him.
Praise ye Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:1 -
Praise ye Jehovah.
Sing unto Jehovah a new song,
And his praise in the assembly of the saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:8 - I am Jehovah, that is my name; and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise unto graven images.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:10 - Sing unto Jehovah a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth; ye that go down to the sea, and all that is therein, the isles, and the inhabitants thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:12 - Let them give glory unto Jehovah, and declare his praise in the islands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:21 - the people which I formed for myself, that they might set forth my praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:9 - For my name’s sake will I defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:6 - The multitude of camels shall cover thee, the dromedaries of Midian and Ephah; all they from Sheba shall come; they shall bring gold and frankincense, and shall proclaim the praises of Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:18 - Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, desolation nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:3 - to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them a garland for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they may be called trees of righteousness, the planting of Jehovah, that he may be glorified.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:11 - For as the earth bringeth forth its bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord Jehovah will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:7 - and give him no rest, till he establish, and till he make Jerusalem a praise in the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:7 - I will make mention of the lovingkindnesses of Jehovah, and the praises of Jehovah, according to all that Jehovah hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:11 - For as the girdle cleaveth to the loins of a man, so have I caused to cleave unto me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, saith Jehovah; that they may be unto me for a people, and for a name, and for a praise, and for a glory: but they would not hear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:14 - Heal me, O Jehovah, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.

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