5939. alatah
Strong's Concordance
alatah: thick darkness
Original Word: עֲלָטָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: alatah
Phonetic Spelling: (al-aw-taw')
Short Definition: dark
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
thick darkness
NASB Translation
dark (3), very dark (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
עֲלָטָה noun feminine thick darkness **< darkness, dusk, which suits both passages (Bevan, privately). (Late Hebrew עֲלָטָה (rare); according to BaES 5 transposes from Arabic [be cloudy]; darkness); — absolute ׳ע, attending sunset Genesis 15:17 (with verb masculine; AlbrZAW xv (1895), 325Synt. § 350 e read הָֽיְתָה); ׳בַּע Ezekiel 12:7 ("" בָּעֶרֶב), Ezekiel 12:6; Ezekiel 12:12.

עֵלִי, עֱלִי, עִלִּי, עֲלִיָּה, עֶלְיוֺן see עלה. p. 750f

עֲלֵי see עַל. עַלְיָה, עַלְיָן see עלוה, עלוז.p.752

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dark, twilight

Feminine from an unused root meaning to cover; dusk -- dark, twilight.

Forms and Transliterations
בָּעֲלָטָ֣ה בָּעֲלָטָ֥ה בעלטה וַעֲלָטָ֖ה ועלטה bā‘ălāṭāh bā·‘ă·lā·ṭāh baalaTah vaalaTah wa‘ălāṭāh wa·‘ă·lā·ṭāh
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Strong's Hebrew 5939
4 Occurrences


bā·‘ă·lā·ṭāh — 3 Occ.
wa·‘ă·lā·ṭāh — 1 Occ.

Genesis 15:17
HEB: הַשֶּׁ֙מֶשׁ֙ בָּ֔אָה וַעֲלָטָ֖ה הָיָ֑ה וְהִנֵּ֨ה
NAS: had set, that it was very dark, and behold,
KJV: went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking
INT: the sun had set very came and behold

Ezekiel 12:6
HEB: כָּתֵ֤ף תִּשָּׂא֙ בָּעֲלָטָ֣ה תוֹצִ֔יא פָּנֶ֣יךָ
NAS: [and] carry [it] out in the dark. You shall cover
KJV: [and] carry [it] forth in the twilight: thou shalt cover
INT: on shoulder Load the dark carry your face

Ezekiel 12:7
HEB: בַקִּ֖יר בְּיָ֑ד בָּעֲלָטָ֥ה הוֹצֵ֛אתִי עַל־
NAS: I went out in the dark [and] carried
KJV: I brought [it] forth in the twilight, [and] I bare
INT: the wall my hands the dark went above

Ezekiel 12:12
HEB: כָּתֵ֤ף יִשָּׂא֙ בָּעֲלָטָ֣ה וְיֵצֵ֔א בַּקִּ֥יר
NAS: [his baggage] on [his] shoulder in the dark and go
KJV: upon [his] shoulder in the twilight, and shall go forth:
INT: shoulder will load the dark and go the wall

4 Occurrences

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