5922. al
Strong's Concordance
al: upon, over, above
Original Word: עַל
Part of Speech: Preposition
Transliteration: al
Phonetic Spelling: (al)
Short Definition: over
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
(Aramaic) corresponding to al
Definition
upon, over, above
NASB Translation
about (3), account (1), against (6), among (1), around (3), concerning (7), disregarded* (1), more (1), over (15), reason* (1), than* (1), therefore* (2), toward (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
עַל preposition upon, over, on account of, above, to, against (Biblical Hebrew and General Aramaic id.); — suffix 1 singular עֲלַי; 2 masculine singular עליך Kt (so Egyptian Aramaic, CookeNo. 77, A 5, 6, B 8, S-CPap. A 3, B 5 +), עֲלָךְ, Qr (ᵑ7 עֲלַךְ, Dalm§ 47, 2) Daniel 3:12 6t. Daniel; Ezra 7:18; 3masculine singular עֲלוֺהִי (so Nabataean, Palmyrene; Egyptian Aramaic עלוי S-CA 6 +) Daniel 3:28 +, עֲלֹהִי Ezra 6:11; 3feminine singular עליה Kt (so Egyptian Aramaic, S-CD 24), עֲלַהּ Qr (so ᵑ7) Daniel 4:14; Daniel 5:21; 1plural עֲלֵינָא Ezra 4:12, עֲלֵ֑ינָא Ezra 4:18; Ezra 5:17 Baer (Gi עֲלֶ֑ינָא); 3 masculine plural עֲלֵיהֹם (so Nabataean, CISii. 226; Egyptian Aramaic, S-CPap. F 5, 8+) Ezra 7:24, עֲלֵיהוֺן Ezra 5:1,3; —

1. a. upon, Daniel 2:10,28,46; Daniel 5:5,7; Daniel 6:11 + often, Daniel 4:26 עַלהֵֿיכַל מַלְכוּתָא (2 Samuel 11:2); to be established עַל מַלְכוּתִי 2 Samuel 4:33 (compare 2 Chronicles 1:1; Biblical Hebrew II. 1) to lay an impost upon, Ezra 7:24; to trust on, Daniel 3:28; after a verb of motion, מְטָא עַל to come upon, Daniel 4:21; Daniel 4:25; of times, to pass over, Daniel 4:13; Daniel 4:20; Daniel 4:22; Daniel 4:29; Ezra 5:1 בְּשֻׁם אֱלָהּ יִשְׂרָאֵל עֲלֵיהוֺן i.e. (named) over them.

b. idiomatic (as in Biblical Hebrew; see

II. 1 d) of the person who is the subject of an emotion or experience, Daniel 5:9 וְזִיוֺתִי שָׁנַיִן עֲלוֺהִי were changed upon him, Daniel 7:28; Daniel 6:19 וְשִׁנְּתֵהּ נַדַּת עֲלוֺהִי (compare Daniel 2:1).

c. on accusative of (Biblical Hebrew 1f b), Daniel 3:16 מִּתְגָּם עַלדְּֿנָה. So in עַלדְּֿנָה on this accusative Ezra 4:15,22; Ezra 5:17, עַלמָֿה wherefore ? Daniel 2:15; and עַל דִּבְרַת דִּי (see ׳דְּ).

d. on behalf of (ib.

1f c), Ezra 6:17.

e. regarding, concerning (ib.

1f g), Daniel 2:18; Daniel 5:14,29; Daniel 6:6; Daniel 6:13; Ezra 7:14 #NAME?

2 over, with verbs of ruling, appointing, etc., Daniel 2:48,49; Daniel 3:12; Daniel 4:14 +, Ezra 4:20; Ezra 6:18.

3 in a comparative sense, above, beyond, Daniel 3:19; Daniel 6:4.

4 expressing direction:

a. to, of a person, after a verb of motion (compare Biblical Hebrew

7c a a), Daniel 2:24; Daniel 4:31; Daniel 4:33; Daniel 6:7; Daniel 6:16; Ezra 4:12,23 + often; after to send (a letter, etc.) Ezra 4:11,17,18; Ezra 5:6 +, write Ezra 4:7, prophesy Ezra 5:1; of the direction of the mind (ib.

7c c), Daniel 3:12; Daniel 6:14 (twice in verse); Daniel 6:15; compare Ezra 5:5 הֲוַת עַל ׳וְעֵין אֱל (compare Jeremiah 40:4 and אֶל Psalm 34:16).

b. against, Daniel 3:19,29; Daniel 5:23; Daniel 6:5; Daniel 6:6 +; Ezra 4:8; Ezra 7:23.

5 in such phrases as שְׁפַר עַל, טְאֵב (to be) good or acceptable to (as in Syriac and late Hebrew: see Biblical Hebrew 8), Ezra 5:17 אִם עַל מַלְכָּא טָב, Ezra 7:18 (twice in verse); Daniel 4:24 (יִשְׁמַּר), Daniel 6:15 (בְּאֵשׁ), Daniel 6:24 (טְאֵב). — compare the synopsis of meanings in Lzb340.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
about, upon, into, why with

(Aramaic) corresponding to al -- about, against, concerning, for, (there-)fore, from, in, X more, of, (there-, up-)on, (in-)to, + why with.

see HEBREW al

Forms and Transliterations
וְעַ֣ל וְעַ֧ל וְעַל־ ועל ועל־ עֲל֑וֹהִי עֲל֔וֹהִי עֲל֖וֹהִי עֲלֵיה֜וֹן עֲלֵיהֹֽם׃ עֲלֵיהֽוֹן׃ עֲלֶ֑ינָא עֲלֶ֥ינָא עֲלֶֽינָא׃ עֲלַ֔י עֲלַ֗י עֲלַ֣י עֲלֹ֑הִי עֲלֽוֹהִי׃ עַ֖ל עַ֛ל עַ֣ל עַ֤ל עַ֨ל־ עַֽל־ עַל־ על על־ עלהי עלוהי עלוהי׃ עלי עליהון עליהון׃ עליהם׃ עלינא עלינא׃ ‘ă·lay ‘ă·lê·hō·wn ‘ă·lê·hōm ‘ă·le·nā ‘ă·lō·hî ‘ă·lō·w·hî ‘al ‘al- ‘ălay ‘ălêhōm ‘ălêhōwn ‘ălenā ‘ălōhî ‘ălōwhî al aLai aleiHom aleiHon aLeina aLohi veal wə‘al wə‘al- wə·‘al wə·‘al-
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Strong's Hebrew 5922
94 Occurrences


‘al- — 64 Occ.
‘ă·lay — 4 Occ.
‘ă·lê·hōm — 1 Occ.
‘ă·lê·hō·wn — 2 Occ.
‘ă·le·nā — 3 Occ.
‘ă·lō·w·hî — 13 Occ.
wə·‘al- — 7 Occ.

Ezra 4:8
HEB: אִגְּרָ֥ה חֲדָ֖ה עַל־ יְרוּשְׁלֶ֑ם לְאַרְתַּחְשַׁ֥שְׂתְּא
NAS: a letter against Jerusalem
KJV: letter against Jerusalem
INT: A letter a against Jerusalem Artaxerxes

Ezra 4:11
HEB: דִּ֚י שְׁלַ֣חוּ עֲל֔וֹהִי עַל־ אַרְתַּחְשַׁ֖שְׂתְּא
KJV: they sent unto him, [even] unto Artaxerxes
INT: which sent him about Artaxerxes

Ezra 4:11
HEB: שְׁלַ֣חוּ עֲל֔וֹהִי עַל־ אַרְתַּחְשַׁ֖שְׂתְּא מַלְכָּ֑א
INT: sent him about Artaxerxes to King

Ezra 4:12
HEB: מִן־ לְוָתָ֔ךְ עֲלֶ֥ינָא אֲת֖וֹ לִירוּשְׁלֶ֑ם
KJV: thee to us are come
INT: from thee to us have come Jerusalem

Ezra 4:14
HEB: לַ֖נָא לְמֶֽחֱזֵ֑א עַ֨ל־ דְּנָ֔ה שְׁלַ֖חְנָא
NAS: dishonor, therefore we have sent
INT: fitting to see about time have sent

Ezra 4:15
HEB: יוֹמָ֖ת עָלְמָ֑א עַ֨ל־ דְּנָ֔ה קִרְיְתָ֥א
NAS: days; therefore that city
KJV: old time: for which cause was this
INT: days past for which city

Ezra 4:17
HEB: שְׁלַ֣ח מַלְכָּ֗א עַל־ רְח֤וּם בְּעֵל־
KJV: an answer unto Rehum
INT: sent the king unto to Rehum chancellor

Ezra 4:18
HEB: דִּ֥י שְׁלַחְתּ֖וּן עֲלֶ֑ינָא מְפָרַ֥שׁ קֱרִ֖י
KJV: which ye sent unto us hath been plainly
INT: which sent us has been translated and read

Ezra 4:19
HEB: יוֹמָת֙ עָֽלְמָ֔א עַל־ מַלְכִ֖ין מִֽתְנַשְּׂאָ֑ה
NAS: has risen up against the kings
KJV: hath made insurrection against kings,
INT: days past against the kings has risen

Ezra 4:20
HEB: תַּקִּיפִ֗ין הֲווֹ֙ עַל־ יְר֣וּשְׁלֶ֔ם וְשַׁ֨לִּיטִ֔ין
NAS: have ruled over Jerusalem,
KJV: kings also over Jerusalem,
INT: mighty have ruled over Jerusalem governing

Ezra 4:22
HEB: שָׁל֖וּ לְמֶעְבַּ֣ד עַל־ דְּנָ֑ה לְמָה֙
INT: negligent carrying out this why

Ezra 4:23
HEB: בִבְהִיל֤וּ לִירֽוּשְׁלֶם֙ עַל־ יְה֣וּדָיֵ֔א וּבַטִּ֥לוּ
KJV: to Jerusalem unto the Jews,
INT: haste to Jerusalem unto to the Jews and stopped

Ezra 5:1
HEB: (נְבִיַּיָּ֔א ק) עַל־ יְה֣וּדָיֵ֔א דִּ֥י
NAS: of Israel, who was over them,
KJV: prophesied unto the Jews
INT: of Iddo prophesied was over to the Jews who

Ezra 5:1
HEB: אֱלָ֥הּ יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל עֲלֵיהֽוֹן׃ ס
KJV: of Israel, [even] unto them.
INT: of the God of Israel was over

Ezra 5:3
HEB: זִמְנָא֩ אֲתָ֨א עֲלֵיה֜וֹן תַּ֠תְּנַי פַּחַ֧ת
KJV: thus unto them, Who
INT: time came them Tattenai the governor

Ezra 5:5
HEB: אֱלָהֲהֹ֗ם הֲוָת֙ עַל־ שָׂבֵ֣י יְהוּדָיֵ֔א
NAS: be returned concerning it.
KJV: was upon the elders
INT: of their God was concerning the elders of the Jews

Ezra 5:5
HEB: יְתִיב֥וּן נִשְׁתְּוָנָ֖א עַל־ דְּנָֽה׃ פ
KJV: by letter concerning this
INT: be returned A written concerning this

Ezra 5:6
HEB: בַּעֲבַ֣ר נַהֲרָ֑ה עַל־ דָּרְיָ֖וֶשׁ מַלְכָּֽא׃
KJV: the river, sent unto Darius the king:
INT: were beyond the River unto to Darius the king

Ezra 5:7
HEB: פִּתְגָמָ֖א שְׁלַ֣חוּ עֲל֑וֹהִי וְכִדְנָה֙ כְּתִ֣יב
KJV: a letter unto him, wherein
INT: A report sent unto thus written

Ezra 5:15
HEB: אֱלָהָ֖א יִתְבְּנֵ֥א עַל־ אַתְרֵֽהּ׃ ס
KJV: of God be builded in his place.
INT: of God be rebuilt in place

Ezra 5:17
HEB: וּכְעַ֞ן הֵ֧ן עַל־ מַלְכָּ֣א טָ֗ב
NAS: to us his decision concerning this
KJV: [it seem] good to the king,
INT: Now if concerning the king pleases

Ezra 5:17
HEB: וּרְע֥וּת מַלְכָּ֛א עַל־ דְּנָ֖ה יִשְׁלַ֥ח
KJV: his pleasure to us concerning this matter.
INT: his pleasure the king concerning this send

Ezra 5:17
HEB: דְּנָ֖ה יִשְׁלַ֥ח עֲלֶֽינָא׃ ס
INT: this send concerning

Ezra 6:7
HEB: דֵ֖ךְ יִבְנ֥וֹן עַל־ אַתְרֵֽהּ׃
KJV: house of God in his place.
INT: this rebuild in site

Ezra 6:11
HEB: וּזְקִ֖יף יִתְמְחֵ֣א עֲלֹ֑הִי וּבַיְתֵ֛הּ נְוָל֥וּ
NAS: a refuse heap on account of this.
KJV: let him be hanged thereon; and let his house
INT: up him be hanged account and his house A refuse

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