305. achalay
Strong's Concordance
achalay: O! would that!
Original Word: אַחֲלַי
Part of Speech: Interjection
Transliteration: achalay
Phonetic Spelling: (akh-al-ah'ee)
Short Definition: Oh
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
O! would that!
NASB Translation
Oh (1), wish (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
אַחְלַי Psalm 119:5 and אַחֲלֵי 2 Kings 5:3 (perhaps from אָח III. and לַי = Aramaic לְוַי = ׃לוּ the varying punctuation is due doubtless to the word being treated by the punctuators as a substantive = wish, with suffix & in construct stative, 'my wish is that,' etc.; compare Ki on Psalm 119 תְּחִנּוֺתַי וּבַקָּשׁוֺתַי), ah that! (ᵐ5 ο[φελον).



Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
O that, would God

Or achaley {akh-al-ay'}; prob from 'ach and a variation of luw'; would that! -- O that, would God.

see HEBREW 'ach

see HEBREW luw'

Forms and Transliterations
אַ֭חֲלַי אַחֲלֵ֣י אחלי ’a·ḥă·lay ’a·ḥă·lê ’aḥălay ’aḥălê Achalai achaLei
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Strong's Hebrew 305
2 Occurrences


’a·ḥă·lay — 1 Occ.
’a·ḥă·lê — 1 Occ.

2 Kings 5:3
HEB: אֶל־ גְּבִרְתָּ֔הּ אַחֲלֵ֣י אֲדֹנִ֔י לִפְנֵ֥י
NAS: to her mistress, I wish that my master
KJV: unto her mistress, Would God my lord
INT: to her mistress wish my master with

Psalm 119:5
HEB: אַ֭חֲלַי יִכֹּ֥נוּ דְרָכָ֗י
NAS: Oh that my ways may be established
KJV: O that my ways were directed
INT: Oh may be established my ways

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