4605. maal
Strong's Concordance
maal: above, upwards
Original Word: מַ֫עַל
Part of Speech: substantive; adverb; preposition
Transliteration: maal
Phonetic Spelling: (mah'al)
Short Definition: upward
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alah
Definition
above, upwards
NASB Translation
above (7), above* (32), covered* (1), exceedingly (1), forward (2), greater (1), greatly (1), heaven (4), high above (1), high* (1), higher (4), highly (2), hovered* (2), older (2), onward (2), over (4), over* (1), severe (1), successive story (1), top (9), upside down (1), upward (53), upward by stages (1), upwards (2), very (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מַ֫עַל140 substantive, higher part, only in

adverb and

preposition phrases, above, upwards (Phoenician מעל, see below מַ֫טּה p. 641: abbreviated from מַעֲלֶה; compare מַ֫עַן in לְמַ֫עַן from ׃עָנָהii. 116): —

1 מִמַּ֫עַל = above (see מִן 1c)

a. as adverb Amos 2:9 וָאַשְׁמִיד מִּרְיוֺ מִמֵּעַל his fruit above (opposed to שָׁרָשָׁיו מִתָּ֑חַת), Job 18:16; 1 Kings 7:3,20,29; often in the phrase הַשָּׁמַמַיִם מִמַּעַל Deuteronomy 4:39; Deuteronomy 5:8 ( = Exodus 20:4), Joshua 2:11; 1 Kings 8:23; Isaiah 45:8; Jeremiah 4:28; compare ׳שְׁחָקִים מ Psalm 78:23; Proverbs 8:28, ׳אֱלוֺהַּ מ Job 3:4; Job 31:2, ׳אֵל מ Job 31:28.

b. מִמַּעַל לְ, as preposition (מן

1c), on the top of, above, Genesis 22:9 ממעל לָעֵצִים above the wood, Exodus 28:27 = Exodus 39:20, Leviticus 11:21 כְּרָעַיִם מִמַּעַל לְרַגְלָיו, Isaiah 6:2 שְׁרָפִים עֹמדים מִמַּעַל לוֺ, Isaiah 14:13; Jeremiah 43:10; Ezekiel 1:26; Daniel 12:6,7; = on higher ground than, Jeremiah 35:4; figurative Jeremiah 52:32 ("" 2 Kings 25:28 מֵעַל).

2 With ָ  ה locative מַ֫עְלָה, מָ֑עְלָה upwards (opposed to מַ֫טָּה p. 641) :

a. figurative Deuteronomy 28:43 יַעֲלֶה עֶלֶיךָ מַ֫עְלָה מָ֫עְלָה upwards, upwards, i.e. higher and higher (opposed to מַ֫טָּה מָֽטָה).

b. וָמַ֫עְלָה (a) of direction in space, Judges 1:36 מֵהַסֶּלַע וָמַ֫עְלָה from the rock and upwards (compare Bu), 1 Kings 7:31 (corrupt: see Sta VB Benz), 1 Samuel 9:2 = 1 Samuel 10:23 מִשִּׁכְמוֺ וָמַ֫עְלָה from his shoulder and upwards: so ׳וּלְמ, Ezekiel 1:27 מִמַּרְאֵה מָתְנָיו וּלְמָ֑עְלָה Ezekiel 8:2; Ezekiel 43:5. (b) of direction in time, or age: — (a) מִבֶּן עֶשְׂרִים שָׁנָה וָמָ֑עְלָה Exodus 30:14; Numbers 1:3 19t. P, ׳מִבֶּן חֹדֶשׁ חֹדֶשׁ וָמ Numbers 3:15,22 6t. P, simil. Numbers 4:3; Numbers 8:24 7t. P; elsewhere only 1 Chronicles 23:3,24; Ezra 3:8, and with וּלְמַעְלָה 1 Chronicles 23:17; 2Chronicles 31:16,17; ׳לְמִבֶּן ֗֗֗ וָמ2Chronicles 25:5; and 2 Kings 3:21 מִכֹּל חֹגֵר חֲגֹרָה ׳וָמ. (β) ׳מהיום ההוא וָמ from that day and onwards, 1 Samuel 16:13; 1 Samuel 30:25. (γ) ׳מן היום הזִה וָמ from this day and upwards (i.e. and back), Haggai 2:15,18 **and onwards (as β) is more probably: see Now WeKl. Proph. ed. 8 {1898} Marti Dr.

c. לְמַ֫עְלָךְ upwards, more common than ׳מ alone (

a): (a) Exodus 25:20 (= Exodus 37:9) ֹ˜מּרְשֵׂי ׳כְנָפַיִם למ Judges 7:13 ׳ויהפכחו למ overthrew it upwards, i.e. turned it downside up, Isaiah 7:11 ׳אוֺ הַגְבֵּהַּ למ or make it (the request) high upwards, Isaiah 8:21 ׳וּפָנָה למ, Isaiah 37:31 (2 Kings 19:30) ועשׂה פרי ׳למ (compare Amos 2:9, 1a), Ezekiel 41:7 a β (v:a α bis ׳למ ׳למ = higher and higher), Psalm 74:5; figurative ׳וְהָיִיתָ רַק למ Deuteronomy 28:13 (compare

a), Proverbs 15:24 ׳אֹרַח חַיִּים למ (opposed to שְׁאוֺל מָֽטָּה ׃), compare Ecclesiastes 3:21; followed by a noun, Ezra 9:6 רּאשׁ ׳למ over the head, followed by מֵעַל (compare Aboth Ezra 2:1 לְמַעְלָה מִן) = above, 2 Chronicles 34:4: see also

b a, b a. (b) metaphor = exceedingly, only in Chronicles: 1 Chronicles 14:2; 1 Chronicles 22:5 the house must be built to J. ׳לְהַגְדִּיל למ so as to shew greatness exceedingly, 1 Chronicles 23:17 ׳רָבוּ למ ׳וּבְנֵי ר, 1 Chronicles 29:3 (followed by מִ ן; = over and above ...), 1 Chronicles 29:25; 2Chronicles 1:1 ׳וַיְגַדְּלֵהוּ למ, 2 Chronicles 20:19; עַד לְמַ֫עְלָה, 2 Chronicles 16:12; 17:12; 26:8.

d. מִלְמַ֫עְלָה (see מִן

9a), adverb, above (the more usual prose synonym of מִמַּעַל): Genesis 6:16 אֶלאַֿמָּה תְּכַלֶּנָּה ׳מ Genesis 7:20 15cubits ׳מ (i.e. above the mountain-tops), Exodus 25:21 (Exodus 40:20) ׳וְנָתַתָּ֫ה אֶתהַֿכַּמֹּרֶת על הארון מ upon the ark above, Exodus 26:14 (Exodus 36:19; 40:19; Numbers 4:25) a covering of skins on the tent ׳מ above, Num 39:31; Numbers 4:6; 1 Kings 7:11,25; 1 Kings 8:7 (2 Chronicles 4:4; 5:8), Jeremiah 31:37 ׳אִם יִמַּדּוּ שָׁמַיִם מ (compare 1a), Ezekiel 1:11 ׳מְּרֻדוֺת מ separate above, Ezekiel 1:22; Ezekiel 1:26; Ezekiel 10:19; Ezekiel 11:22; Ezekiel 37:8; from above, Joshua 3:13,16 ׳הַמַּיִם הַיֹּרְדִים מ.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
above, exceedingly, forward, on very high, over, upon very

From alah; properly, the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc. -- above, exceeding(-ly), forward, on (X very) high, over, up(-on, -ward), very.

see HEBREW alah

Forms and Transliterations
וָמַ֔עְלָה וָמַ֖עְלָה וָמַ֗עְלָה וָמַ֙עְלָה֙ וָמָ֑עְלָה וָמָֽעְלָה׃ וּ֝מִמַּ֗עַל וּלְמַ֔עְלָה וּלְמָ֑עְלָה וּלְמָֽעְלָה׃ וּמִלְמַ֗עְלָה וּמִמַּ֗עַל ולמעלה ולמעלה׃ ומלמעלה וממעל ומעלה ומעלה׃ לְמַ֔עְלָה לְמַ֖עְלָה לְמַ֗עְלָה לְמַ֙עְלָה֙ לְמַ֜עְלָה לְמַ֣עְלָה לְמַ֥עְלָה לְמַ֨עְלָה לְמָ֑עְלָה לְמָֽעְלָה׃ למעלה למעלה׃ מִלְמַ֔עְלָה מִלְמַ֜עְלָה מִלְמָ֑עְלָה מִלְמָֽעְלָה׃ מִמַּ֔֡עַל מִמַּ֔עַל מִמַּ֕עַל מִמַּ֖עַל מִמַּ֗עַל מִמַּ֙עַל֙ מִמַּ֛עַל מִמַּ֡֔עַל מִמַּ֣עַל מִמַּ֥עַל מִמַּעַל֮ מִמָּ֑עַל מִמָּֽעַל׃ מַ֣עְלָה מָּ֑עְלָה מלמעלה מלמעלה׃ ממעל ממעל׃ מעלה lə·ma‘·lāh lə·mā·‘ə·lāh ləmā‘əlāh ləma‘lāh leMaelah leMalah ma‘·lāh mā‘əlāh ma‘lāh mā·‘ə·lāh Maelah Malah mil·ma‘·lāh mil·mā·‘ə·lāh milmā‘əlāh milma‘lāh milMaelah milMalah mim·ma·‘al mim·mā·‘al miMaal mimma‘al mimmā‘al ū·lə·ma‘·lāh ū·lə·mā·‘ə·lāh ū·mil·ma‘·lāh ū·mim·ma·‘al ūləmā‘əlāh ūləma‘lāh uleMaelah uleMalah ūmilma‘lāh umilMalah umiMaal ūmimma‘al vaMaelah vaMalah wā·ma‘·lāh wā·mā·‘ə·lāh wāmā‘əlāh wāma‘lāh
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140 Occurrences


lə·mā·‘ə·lāh — 12 Occ.
lə·ma‘·lāh — 16 Occ.
mā·‘ə·lāh — 1 Occ.
ma‘·lāh — 1 Occ.
mil·mā·‘ə·lāh — 19 Occ.
mil·ma‘·lāh — 4 Occ.
mim·ma·‘al — 27 Occ.
ū·lə·mā·‘ə·lāh — 3 Occ.
ū·lə·ma‘·lāh — 3 Occ.
ū·mil·ma‘·lāh — 1 Occ.
ū·mim·ma·‘al — 2 Occ.
wā·mā·‘ə·lāh — 16 Occ.
wā·ma‘·lāh — 35 Occ.

Genesis 6:16
HEB: אַמָּה֙ תְּכַלֶ֣נָּה מִלְמַ֔עְלָה וּפֶ֥תַח הַתֵּבָ֖ה
NAS: it to a cubit from the top; and set
KJV: shalt thou finish it above; and the door
INT: A cubit and finish the top the door of the ark

Genesis 7:20
HEB: עֶשְׂרֵ֤ה אַמָּה֙ מִלְמַ֔עְלָה גָּבְר֖וּ הַמָּ֑יִם
NAS: cubits higher, and the mountains
KJV: cubits upward did the waters
INT: teen cubits higher prevailed the water

Genesis 22:9
HEB: עַל־ הַמִּזְבֵּ֔חַ מִמַּ֖עַל לָעֵצִֽים׃
NAS: him on the altar, on top of the wood.
KJV: him on the altar upon the wood.
INT: on the altar top of the wood

Exodus 20:4
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֤֣ר בַּשָּׁמַ֣֙יִם֙ ׀ מִמַּ֡֔עַל וַֽאֲשֶׁ֥ר֩ בָּאָ֖֨רֶץ
KJV: [is] in heaven above, or that [is] in the earth
INT: of what heaven above of what the earth

Exodus 25:20
HEB: פֹּרְשֵׂ֨י כְנָפַ֜יִם לְמַ֗עְלָה סֹכְכִ֤ים בְּכַנְפֵיהֶם֙
NAS: spread upward, covering
KJV: forth [their] wings on high, covering
INT: spread wings upward covering their wings

Exodus 25:21
HEB: עַל־ הָאָרֹ֖ן מִלְמָ֑עְלָה וְאֶל־ הָ֣אָרֹ֔ן
NAS: the mercy seat on top of the ark,
KJV: the mercy seat above upon the ark;
INT: of the ark top and the ark

Exodus 26:14
HEB: עֹרֹ֥ת תְּחָשִׁ֖ים מִלְמָֽעְלָה׃ פ
KJV: and a covering above [of] badgers'
INT: skins of porpoise above

Exodus 28:27
HEB: לְעֻמַּ֖ת מֶחְבַּרְתּ֑וֹ מִמַּ֕עַל לְחֵ֖שֶׁב הָאֵפֽוֹד׃
KJV: the [other] coupling thereof, above the curious girdle
INT: close to the place above the skillfully of the ephod

Exodus 30:14
HEB: עֶשְׂרִ֥ים שָׁנָ֖ה וָמָ֑עְלָה יִתֵּ֖ן תְּרוּמַ֥ת
NAS: old and over, shall give
KJV: old and above, shall give
INT: twenty years and over shall give the contribution

Exodus 36:19
HEB: עֹרֹ֥ת תְּחָשִׁ֖ים מִלְמָֽעְלָה׃ ס
KJV: [of] badgers' skins above [that].
INT: skins of porpoise above

Exodus 37:9
HEB: פֹּרְשֵׂ֨י כְנָפַ֜יִם לְמַ֗עְלָה סֹֽכְכִ֤ים בְּכַנְפֵיהֶם֙
NAS: spread upward, covering
KJV: [their] wings on high, [and] covered
INT: spread wings upward covering their wings

Exodus 38:26
HEB: עֶשְׂרִ֤ים שָׁנָה֙ וָמַ֔עְלָה לְשֵׁשׁ־ מֵא֥וֹת
NAS: years old and upward, for 603,550 men.
KJV: years old and upward, for six hundred
INT: twenty years and upward six hundred

Exodus 39:20
HEB: לְעֻמַּ֖ת מֶחְבַּרְתּ֑וֹ מִמַּ֕עַל לְחֵ֖שֶׁב הָאֵפֹֽד׃
KJV: the [other] coupling thereof, above the curious girdle
INT: close to the place above the woven of the ephod

Exodus 39:31
HEB: עַל־ הַמִּצְנֶ֖פֶת מִלְמָ֑עְלָה כַּאֲשֶׁ֛ר צִוָּ֥ה
KJV: to fasten [it] on high upon the mitre;
INT: on the turban high after had commanded

Exodus 40:19
HEB: הָאֹ֛הֶל עָלָ֖יו מִלְמָ֑עְלָה כַּאֲשֶׁ֛ר צִוָּ֥ה
NAS: of the tent on top of it, just
KJV: of the tent above upon it; as the LORD
INT: of the tent over top after had commanded

Exodus 40:20
HEB: עַל־ הָאָרֹ֖ן מִלְמָֽעְלָה׃
NAS: the mercy seat on top of the ark.
KJV: the mercy seat above upon the ark:
INT: of the ark top

Leviticus 11:21
HEB: ק) כְרָעַ֙יִם֙ מִמַּ֣עַל לְרַגְלָ֔יו לְנַתֵּ֥ר
KJV: which have legs above their feet,
INT: not legs above their feet to jump

Leviticus 27:7
HEB: שִׁשִּׁ֨ים שָׁנָ֤ה וָמַ֙עְלָה֙ אִם־ זָכָ֔ר
NAS: years old and upward, if it is a male,
KJV: old and above; if [it be] a male,
INT: sixty years and upward if male

Numbers 1:3
HEB: עֶשְׂרִ֤ים שָׁנָה֙ וָמַ֔עְלָה כָּל־ יֹצֵ֥א
NAS: old and upward, whoever
KJV: old and upward, all that are able to go forth
INT: twenty years and upward whoever go

Numbers 1:18
HEB: עֶשְׂרִ֥ים שָׁנָ֛ה וָמַ֖עְלָה לְגֻלְגְּלֹתָֽם׃
NAS: years old and upward, head by head,
KJV: years old and upward, by their polls.
INT: twenty years and upward head

Numbers 1:20
HEB: עֶשְׂרִ֤ים שָׁנָה֙ וָמַ֔עְלָה כֹּ֖ל יֹצֵ֥א
NAS: old and upward, whoever
KJV: old and upward, all that were able to go forth
INT: twenty years and upward whoever go

Numbers 1:22
HEB: עֶשְׂרִ֤ים שָׁנָה֙ וָמַ֔עְלָה כֹּ֖ל יֹצֵ֥א
NAS: old and upward, whoever
KJV: old and upward, all that were able to go forth
INT: twenty years and upward whoever go

Numbers 1:24
HEB: עֶשְׂרִ֤ים שָׁנָה֙ וָמַ֔עְלָה כֹּ֖ל יֹצֵ֥א
NAS: old and upward, whoever
KJV: old and upward, all that were able to go forth
INT: twenty years and upward whoever go

Numbers 1:26
HEB: עֶשְׂרִ֤ים שָׁנָה֙ וָמַ֔עְלָה כֹּ֖ל יֹצֵ֥א
NAS: old and upward, whoever
KJV: old and upward, all that were able to go forth
INT: twenty years and upward whoever go

Numbers 1:28
HEB: עֶשְׂרִ֤ים שָׁנָה֙ וָמַ֔עְלָה כֹּ֖ל יֹצֵ֥א
NAS: old and upward, whoever
KJV: old and upward, all that were able to go forth
INT: twenty years and upward whoever go

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