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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 - within three more days Pharaoh will lift up your head from you and will hang H8518 you on a tree, and the birds will eat your flesh off you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:22 - but he hanged H8518 the chief baker, just as Joseph had interpreted to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:13 - “And just as he interpreted for us, so it happened; he restored me in my [fn]office, but he hanged H8518 him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:22 - “If a man has committed a sin worthy of death and he is put to death, and you hang H8518 him on a tree,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:23 - his corpse shall not hang all night on the tree, but you shall surely bury him on the same day (for he who is hanged H8518 is [fn]accursed of God), so that you do not defile your land which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:29 - He hanged H8518 the king of Ai on a tree until evening; and at sunset Joshua gave command and they took his body down from the tree and threw it at the entrance of the city gate, and raised over it a great heap of stones that stands to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:26 - So afterward Joshua struck them and put them to death, and he hanged H8518 them on five trees; and they hung H8518 on the trees until evening.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:12 - Then David commanded the young men, and they killed them and cut off their hands and feet and hung H8518 them up beside the pool in Hebron. But they took the head of Ish-bosheth and buried it in the grave of Abner in Hebron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:10 - When a certain man saw it, he told Joab and said, “Behold, I saw Absalom hanging H8518 in an oak.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:12 - then David went and took the bones of Saul and the bones of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabesh-gilead, who had stolen them from the open square of Beth-shan, where the Philistines had hanged H8518 them on the day the Philistines struck down Saul in Gilboa.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:23 - Now when the plot was investigated and found to be so, they were both hanged H8518 on a [fn]gallows; and it was written in the Book of the Chronicles in the king’s presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:14 - Then Zeresh his wife and all his friends said to him, “Have a [fn]gallows fifty cubits high made and in the morning ask the king to have Mordecai hanged H8518 on it; then go joyfully with the king to the banquet.” And the [fn]advice pleased Haman, so he had the gallows made.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:4 - So the king said, “Who is in the court?” Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the king’s palace in order to speak to the king about hanging H8518 Mordecai on the gallows which he had prepared for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:9 - Then Harbonah, one of the eunuchs who were before the king said, “Behold indeed, the gallows standing at Haman’s house fifty cubits high, which Haman made for Mordecai who spoke good on behalf of the king!” And the king said, “Hang H8518 him on it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:10 - So they hanged H8518 Haman on the [fn]gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king’s anger subsided.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:7 - So King Ahasuerus said to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, “Behold, I have given the house of Haman to Esther, and him they have hanged H8518 on the gallows because he had stretched out his hands against the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:13 - Then said Esther, “If it pleases the king, let tomorrow also be granted to the Jews who are in Susa to do according to the edict of today; and let Haman’s ten sons be hanged H8518 on the gallows.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:14 - So the king commanded that it should be done so; and an edict was issued in Susa, and Haman’s ten sons were hanged. H8518
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:25 - But when it came [fn]to the king’s attention, he commanded by letter that his wicked scheme which he had [fn]devised against the Jews, should return on his own head and that he and his sons should be hanged H8518 on the [fn]gallows.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:7 - “He stretches out the north over empty space
And hangs H8518 the earth on nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:2 - Upon the [fn]willows in the midst of it
We hung H8518 our [fn]harps.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:4 - “Your neck is like the tower of David,
Built [fn]with rows of stones
On which are hung H8518 a thousand shields,
All the round shields of the mighty men.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:24 - “So they will hang H8518 on him all the glory of his father’s house, offspring and [fn]issue, all the least of vessels, from bowls to all the jars.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:12 - Princes were hung H8518 by their hands;
[fn]Elders were not respected.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 15:3 - “Can wood be taken from it to make [fn]anything, or can men take a peg from it on which to hang H8518 any vessel?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:10 - “Persia and Lud and Put were in your army, your men of war. They hung H8518 shield and helmet in you; they set forth your splendor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:11 - “The sons of Arvad and your army were on your walls, all around, and the [fn]Gammadim were in your towers. They hung H8518 their shields on your walls all around; they perfected your beauty.
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