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Lexicon :: Strong's H8518 - tālâ

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A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

תָּלָה tâlâh, taw-law'; a primitive root; to suspend (especially to gibbet):—hang (up).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's H8518 in the following manner: hang (25x), hang up (2x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's H8518 in the following manner: hang (25x), hang up (2x), variant (1x).
  1. to hang

    1. (Qal)

      1. to hang

        1. to hang up (any object)

        2. to put to death by hanging

    2. (Niphal) to be hanged

    3. (Piel) to hang, hang up (for display)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תָּלָה tâlâh, taw-law'; a primitive root; to suspend (especially to gibbet):—hang (up).
STRONGS H8518: Abbreviations
תָּלָה verb hang (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian Pi. tullû, hang up; Arabic bdb106704 let down, dangle (a rope, etc.); Aramaic תְּלָא, bdb106705 hang; perhaps Old Aramaic תלה id., Lzb386; Ethiopic bdb106801 in derived sense, be devoted, addicted, to); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ת׳ Genesis 40:22 +; 2nd person masculine singular וְתָלִ֫יתָ Deuteronomy 21:22 consecutive; 3rd person plural תָּלוּ Esther 8:7; Esther 9:14 suffix תלום 2 Samuel 21:12 Kt (Qr see תלא), etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix וַיִּתְלֵם Joshua 10:26, etc.; Imperative masculine plural suffix תְּלֻהוּ Esther 7:9; Infinitive construct לִתְלוֺת Ezekiel 15:3; Esther 6:4; Participle active תֹּלֶה Job 26:7; passive תָּלוּי Deuteronomy 31:23 + 2 times, plural תְּלוּיִם Joshua 10:26; — hang:
1. hang up any object: accusative of hands and feet of slain, + עַלהַֿבְּרֵכָה 2 Samuel 4:12; תָּלוּי of Absalom בָּאֵלָה in the terebinth 2 Samuel 18:10; ת׳ with accusative of thing, + עַל Isaiah 22:24; Ezekiel 15:3; Songs 4:4; Psalm 137:2; subject י׳, אֶרֶץ עַלבְּֿלִימָה ת׳ Job 26:7.
2. specifically put to death by hanging, with accusative of person Genesis 40:22; Genesis 41:13 (both E), 2 Samuel 21:12 (compare תלא), Esther 9:14; absolute תָּלוּי Deuteronomy 21:23 one hanged; accusative of person + עַלעֵֿץ Genesis 40:19 (E), Deuteronomy 21:22; Joshua 8:29; Joshua 10:26 (twice in verse) (all J E), Esther 5:14; Esther 6:4; Esther 7:9, 10; Esther 8:7; Esther 9:13, 25.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person plural שָׂרִים בְּיָדָם נִתְלוּ Lamentations 5:12 princes have been hung up by their hands; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural וַיִּתָּלוּ עַלעֵֿץ Esther 2:23 they were hanged on a tree; + 3rd person masculine singular with apocope וַיִּתָּל 2 Samuel 18:9 (for וַיּתַֻּן see נתן Hoph.).
Pi. hang up for display, with accusative of thing: Perfect 3rd person plural תִּלּוּ Ezekiel 27:10 (ב location), Ezekiel 27:11 (עַלאחוֺמוֺתַיִךְ).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


40:19; 40:22; 40:22; 41:13


21:22; 21:22; 21:23; 31:23


8:29; 10:26; 10:26; 10:26

2 Samuel

4:12; 18:9; 18:10; 21:12; 21:12


2:23; 5:14; 6:4; 6:4; 7:9; 7:9; 7:10; 8:7; 8:7; 9:13; 9:14; 9:14; 9:25


26:7; 26:7



Song of Songs







15:3; 15:3; 27:10; 27:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8518 matches the Hebrew תָּלָה (tālâ),
which occurs 29 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:19 - Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and shall hang H8518 thee on a tree; and the birds shall eat thy flesh from off thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:22 - But he hanged H8518 the chief baker: as Joseph had interpreted to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:13 - And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was; me he restored unto mine office, and him he hanged. H8518
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:22 - And if a man have committed a sin worthy of death, and he be to be put to death, and thou hang H8518 him on a tree:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:23 - His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged H8518 is accursed of God;) that thy land be not defiled, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:29 - And the king of Ai he hanged H8518 on a tree until eventide: and as soon as the sun was down, Joshua commanded that they should take his carcase down from the tree, and cast it at the entering of the gate of the city, and raise thereon a great heap of stones, that remaineth unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:26 - And afterward Joshua smote them, and slew them, and hanged H8518 them on five trees: and they were hanging H8518 upon the trees until the evening.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:12 - And David commanded his young men, and they slew them, and cut off their hands and their feet, and hanged them up H8518 over the pool in Hebron. But they took the head of Ishbosheth, and buried it in the sepulchre of Abner in Hebron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:10 - And a certain man saw it, and told Joab, and said, Behold, I saw Absalom hanged H8518 in an oak.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:12 - And David went and took the bones of Saul and the bones of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabeshgilead, which had stolen them from the street of Bethshan, where the Philistines had hanged H8518 them, when the Philistines had slain Saul in Gilboa:
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:23 - And when inquisition was made of the matter, it was found out; therefore they were both hanged H8518 on a tree: and it was written in the book of the chronicles before the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:14 - Then said Zeresh his wife and all his friends unto him, Let a gallows be made of fifty cubits high, and to morrow speak thou unto the king that Mordecai may be hanged H8518 thereon: then go thou in merrily with the king unto the banquet. And the thing pleased Haman; and he caused the gallows to be made.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:4 - And the king said, Who is in the court? Now Haman was come into the outward court of the king's house, to speak unto the king to hang H8518 Mordecai on the gallows that he had prepared for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:9 - And Harbonah, one of the chamberlains, said before the king, Behold also, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman had made for Mordecai, who had spoken good for the king, standeth in the house of Haman. Then the king said, Hang H8518 him thereon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:10 - So they hanged H8518 Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:7 - Then the king Ahasuerus said unto Esther the queen and to Mordecai the Jew, Behold, I have given Esther the house of Haman, and him they have hanged H8518 upon the gallows, because he laid his hand upon the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:13 - Then said Esther, If it please the king, let it be granted to the Jews which are in Shushan to do to morrow also according unto this day's decree, and let Haman's ten sons be hanged H8518 upon the gallows.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:14 - And the king commanded it so to be done: and the decree was given at Shushan; and they hanged H8518 Haman's ten sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:25 - But when Esther came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, which he devised against the Jews, should return upon his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged H8518 on the gallows.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:7 - He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth H8518 the earth upon nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:2 - We hanged H8518 our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:4 - Thy neck is like the tower of David builded for an armoury, whereon there hang H8518 a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:24 - And they shall hang H8518 upon him all the glory of his father's house, the offspring and the issue, all vessels of small quantity, from the vessels of cups, even to all the vessels of flagons.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:12 - Princes are hanged up H8518 by their hand: the faces of elders were not honoured.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 15:3 - Shall wood be taken thereof to do any work? or will men take a pin of it to hang H8518 any vessel thereon?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:10 - They of Persia and of Lud and of Phut were in thine army, thy men of war: they hanged H8518 the shield and helmet in thee; they set forth thy comeliness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:11 - The men of Arvad with thine army were upon thy walls round about, and the Gammadims were in thy towers: they hanged H8518 their shields upon thy walls round about; they have made thy beauty perfect.
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