5936. aluqah
Strong's Concordance
aluqah: a leech
Original Word: עֲלוּקָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: aluqah
Phonetic Spelling: (al-oo-kaw')
Short Definition: leech
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
a leech
NASB Translation
leech (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
עֲלוּקָה noun feminine leech (perhaps Aramaic loan-word; > vampyre-like demon, Ew and others = Arabic ±Aula‡ WeHeid. 2, 149, or name of sage, as some Rabbi; see discussion De Toy); — שְׁתֵּי בָנוֺת ׳לְַ Proverbs 30:15.

עֹלָ֫תָה Job 5:16 etc., see עַוְלָה below עָוַל.

I, II. עַם, עִם see below I. עמם. p. 766-67, 769

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
horse-leech

Feminine passive participle of an unused root meaning to suck; the leech -- horse-leech.

Forms and Transliterations
לַֽעֲלוּקָ֨ה ׀ לעלוקה la‘ălūqāh la·‘ă·lū·qāh laaluKah
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Strong's Hebrew 5936
1 Occurrence


la·‘ă·lū·qāh — 1 Occ.

Proverbs 30:15
HEB: לַֽעֲלוּקָ֨ה ׀ שְׁתֵּ֥י בָנוֹת֮
NAS: The leech has two daughters,
KJV: The horseleach hath two daughters,
INT: the leech has two daughters

1 Occurrence

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