3617. kalah
Strong's Concordance
kalah: completion, complete destruction, consumption, annihilation
Original Word: כָּלָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: kalah
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-law')
Short Definition: destruction
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kalah
Definition
completion, complete destruction, consumption, annihilation
NASB Translation
annihilation (1), complete destruction (5), complete end (4), completely (4), destroy* (2), destruction (2), end (1), entirely (1), full end (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
כָּלָה noun feminine completion, complete destruction, consumption, annihilation; always this form; —

1 completion, but only as adverb, and dubious: completely, altogether Genesis 18:21 (J; read כֻּלָּם Ol Kau Buhl), Exodus 11:1 (si vera lectio)

2 complete destruction, consumption, annihilation:

a. almost always by God, especially ׳עָשָׂה כ Isaiah 10:23 (+ וְנֶחֱרָצָה), Nahum 1:8 (2 accusative, si vera lectio; BuhlZAW 1885, 181 proposes בְּקָמָיו for מְקוֺמָהּ see IdHWB 12 KauAT, Text Krit. Erläut. p. 65; see also מָקוֺם below קום), Nahum 1:9; Jeremiah 4:27; Nehemiah 9:31 (2 accusative); + אֵת person = with, pregnant sense, = in dealing with (compare II. אֵת 1d), Zephaniah 1:18 (אַךְ נִבְהָלָה ׳כ), Jeremiah 5:18; Jeremiah 30:11 = Jeremiah 46:28 (אֹתְָךָ = אִתְּךָ), Ezekiel 11:13; Ezekiel 20:17 (אוֺתָם = אִתָּם); + בְּכָלגּֿוֺיִם Jeremiah 30:11; Jeremiah 46:28; without וְנֶחֱרָצָה שָׁמַעְתִּי ׃עשׂה ׳כ Isaiah 28:22, ׳וְנ ׳עַדכֿ Daniel 9:27 (on both compare Isaiah 10:23; Zephaniah 1:18); לְכָלָה for annihilation Ezekiel 13:13 (si vera lectio, see Co), ׳וְלֹא לְהַשְׁחִית לְכ2Chronicles 12:12.

b. by men, אַלֿ ׳וְכ תַּעֲשׂוּ Jeremiah 5:10; בְיָדוֺ ׳וְכ Daniel 11:16 and (i.e. with) annihilation in his hand.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
altogether, be, utterly consumed, consummation, was determined, utter end, riddance

From kalah; a completion; adverb, completely; also destruction -- altogether, (be, utterly) consume(-d), consummation(-ption), was determined, (full, utter) end, riddance.

see HEBREW kalah

Forms and Transliterations
וְכָלָ֖ה וכלה כָ֥לָה כָּלָ֑ה כָּלָ֕ה כָּלָ֖ה כָּלָֽה׃ כָּלָה֙ כָלָ֔ה כָלָ֖ה כָלָ֜ה כָלָ֤ה כָלָ֨ה כלה כלה׃ לְכָלָ֑ה לְכָלָֽה׃ לכלה לכלה׃ Chalah kā·lāh ḵā·lāh kaLah kālāh ḵālāh lə·ḵā·lāh lechaLah ləḵālāh vechaLah wə·ḵā·lāh wəḵālāh
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21 Occurrences


ḵā·lāh — 8 Occ.
kā·lāh — 9 Occ.
lə·ḵā·lāh — 2 Occ.
wə·ḵā·lāh — 2 Occ.

Genesis 18:21
HEB: אֵלַ֖י עָשׂ֣וּ ׀ כָּלָ֑ה וְאִם־ לֹ֖א
NAS: if they have done entirely according to its outcry,
KJV: whether they have done altogether according to the cry
INT: about have done entirely and if not

Exodus 11:1
HEB: מִזֶּ֑ה כְּשַׁ֨לְּח֔וֹ כָּלָ֕ה גָּרֵ֛שׁ יְגָרֵ֥שׁ
NAS: drive you out from here completely.
KJV: thrust you out hence altogether.
INT: here go completely will surely drive

1 Samuel 20:33
HEB: יְה֣וֹנָתָ֔ן כִּֽי־ כָ֥לָה הִ֛יא מֵעִ֥ם
KJV: knew that it was determined of his father
INT: Jonathan that it was determined he that

2 Chronicles 12:12
HEB: וְלֹ֥א לְהַשְׁחִ֖ית לְכָלָ֑ה וְגַם֙ בִּֽיהוּדָ֔ה
NAS: from him, so as not to destroy [him] completely; and also
KJV: from him, that he would not destroy [him] altogether: and also in Judah
INT: not to destroy completely and also Judah

Nehemiah 9:31
HEB: לֹֽא־ עֲשִׂיתָ֥ם כָּלָ֖ה וְלֹ֣א עֲזַבְתָּ֑ם
NAS: You did not make an end of them or forsake
KJV: sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake
INT: did not make an end or forsake

Isaiah 10:23
HEB: כִּ֥י כָלָ֖ה וְנֶחֱרָצָ֑ה אֲדֹנָ֤י
NAS: For a complete destruction, one that is decreed,
KJV: shall make a consumption, even determined,
INT: For A complete is decreed the Lord

Isaiah 28:22
HEB: מֽוֹסְרֵיכֶ֑ם כִּֽי־ כָלָ֨ה וְנֶחֱרָצָ֜ה שָׁמַ֗עְתִּי
NAS: Of decisive destruction on all
KJV: of hosts a consumption, even determined
INT: your fetters for destruction of decisive have heard

Jeremiah 4:27
HEB: כָּל־ הָאָ֑רֶץ וְכָלָ֖ה לֹ֥א אֶעֱשֶֽׂה׃
NAS: Yet I will not execute a complete destruction.
KJV: yet will I not make a full end.
INT: the whole land A complete I will not execute

Jeremiah 5:10
HEB: בְשָׁרוֹתֶ֙יהָ֙ וְשַׁחֵ֔תוּ וְכָלָ֖ה אַֽל־ תַּעֲשׂ֑וּ
NAS: But do not execute a complete destruction; Strip away
KJV: but make not a full end: take away
INT: her walls and destroy A complete not execute

Jeremiah 5:18
HEB: אֶעֱשֶׂ֥ה אִתְּכֶ֖ם כָּלָֽה׃
NAS: I will not make you a complete destruction.
KJV: I will not make a full end with you.
INT: make for A complete

Jeremiah 30:11
HEB: כִּי֩ אֶעֱשֶׂ֨ה כָלָ֜ה בְּכָֽל־ הַגּוֹיִ֣ם ׀
KJV: thee: though I make a full end of all nations
INT: for make completely all the nations

Jeremiah 30:11
HEB: לֹֽא־ אֶעֱשֶׂ֣ה כָלָ֔ה וְיִסַּרְתִּ֙יךָ֙ לַמִּשְׁפָּ֔ט
NAS: you; For I will destroy completely all
KJV: thee, yet will I not make a full end of thee: but I will correct
INT: no make completely will chasten justly

Jeremiah 46:28
HEB: כִּי֩ אֶעֱשֶׂ֨ה כָלָ֜ה בְּכָֽל־ הַגּוֹיִ֣ם ׀
NAS: For I am with you. For I will make a full end
KJV: for I [am] with thee; for I will make a full end of all the nations
INT: for will make A full of all the nations

Jeremiah 46:28
HEB: לֹא־ אֶעֱשֶׂ֣ה כָלָ֔ה וְיִסַּרְתִּ֙יךָ֙ לַמִּשְׁפָּ֔ט
NAS: a full end of all
KJV: thee: but I will not make a full end of thee, but correct
INT: no make end will correct properly

Ezekiel 11:13
HEB: אֲדֹנָ֣י יְהוִ֔ה כָּלָה֙ אַתָּ֣ה עֹשֶׂ֔ה
NAS: of Israel to a complete end?
KJV: wilt thou make a full end of the remnant
INT: Lord GOD to a complete will You bring

Ezekiel 13:13
HEB: אֶלְגָּבִ֖ישׁ בְּחֵמָ֥ה לְכָלָֽה׃
KJV: in [my] fury to consume [it].
INT: great hail wrath to consume

Ezekiel 20:17
HEB: עָשִׂ֧יתִי אוֹתָ֛ם כָּלָ֖ה בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃
NAS: them, and I did not cause their annihilation in the wilderness.
KJV: them, neither did I make an end of them in the wilderness.
INT: did not cause their annihilation the wilderness

Daniel 9:27
HEB: מְשֹׁמֵ֔ם וְעַד־ כָּלָה֙ וְנֶ֣חֱרָצָ֔ה תִּתַּ֖ךְ
NAS: even until a complete destruction, one that is decreed,
KJV: he shall make [it] desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined
INT: makes until A complete is decreed is poured

Nahum 1:8
HEB: וּבְשֶׁ֣טֶף עֹבֵ֔ר כָּלָ֖ה יַעֲשֶׂ֣ה מְקוֹמָ֑הּ
NAS: He will make a complete end of its site,
KJV: he will make an utter end of the place
INT: flood an overflowing A complete will make site

Nahum 1:9
HEB: אֶל־ יְהוָ֔ה כָּלָ֖ה ה֣וּא עֹשֶׂ֑ה
NAS: He will make a complete end of it. Distress
KJV: he will make an utter end: affliction
INT: against the LORD A complete He will make

Zephaniah 1:18
HEB: הָאָ֑רֶץ כִּֽי־ כָלָ֤ה אַךְ־ נִבְהָלָה֙
NAS: For He will make a complete end, Indeed
KJV: even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell
INT: the earth for A complete Indeed A terrifying

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