5956. alam
Strong's Concordance
alam: to conceal
Original Word: עָלַם
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: alam
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-lam')
Short Definition: hidden
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to conceal
NASB Translation
blind (1), disregard* (1), escapes (1), ever (1), hidden (10), hide (6), hides (1), melts (1), neglect (1), pay no attention (2), pretenders (1), secret (1), shuts (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. [עָלַם] verb conceal (Late Hebrew id., derived species); —

Qal Participle pass עֲלֻמֵנוּ Psalm 90:8 as substantive our secret, i.e. hidden sin ("" עֲוֺנֹת).

Niph`al Perfect be concealed, of wisdom, 3 feminine singular נֶעֶלְמָה מֵעֵינֵי Job 28:21; of a fact or condition, נֶעְלַם2Chronicles 9:2, ׳וְנ consecutive Leviticus 5:2,3,4 (all with מִן person), מֵעֵינֵי ׳וְנ Leviticus 4:13; Numbers 5:13 (all P); Participle

1 נֶעְלָם concealed, with הָיָה in periphrastic conjugation 1 Kings 10:3 (מִן person); absolute כָּלנֶֿעְלָם Ecclesiastes 12:14.

2 feminine singular תְּהִי נַעֲלָמָה Nahum 3:11 mayest thou become obscured (as to the senses; figurative for swoon), but very doubtful, read perhaps נעלפה ? [Dr].

3 plural נַעֲלָמִים Psalm 26:4 those who conceal themselves, i.e. their thoughts; dissemblers ("" מְתֵי שָׁוְא).

Hiph`il Perfect3masculine singular הֶעְלִים 2 Kings 4:27; 3plural הֶעְלִימוּ Ezekiel 22:26; Imperfect2masculine singular תַּעְלִים Psalm 10:1,תַּעְלֵם Lamentations 3:56; 3masculine plural יַעְלִימוּ Leviticus 20:4, etc.; Infinitive absolute הַעְלֵם Leviticus 20:4; Participle מַעְלִים Job 42:3; Proverbs 28:27; — conceal, hide, with מִן person 2 Kings 4:27 ("" לֹא הִגִּיד לִי); usually hide the eyes from (מִן), i.e. disregard Isaiah 1:15; Ezekiel 22:26, ׳וגו ׳הַעְלֵם יַע Leviticus 20:4, מִן omitted Proverbs 28:27; hide the eyes by (ב) a bribe 1 Samuel 12:3 (i.e. pervert justice, but see עַיִן

3d); hide (cover) the ear Lamentations 3:56 (turn a deaf ear); hide (obscure) counsel (עֵצָה) Job 42:3; לָמָה ׳תַּע Psalm 10:1 why dost thou [׳י] hide, that is, thine eyes (so most), or practise concealment (= hide thyself)?

Hithpa`el Perfect2masculine singular consecutive וְהִתְעַלַּמְתָּ מֵהֶם Deuteronomy 22:1,4 and thou hide thyself completely from them (utterly neglect to aid), so Infinitive construct (מֵהֶם omitted) לְהִתְעַלֵּם Deuteronomy 22:3; so also Imperfect with מִן, תִּתְעַלַּם Psalm 55:2, תִּתְעַלָּ֑ם Isaiah 58:7; once literal יִתְעַלֶּםשָֿׁ֑לֶג Job 6:16 wherein snow hides itself.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
blind, dissembler, hide self, secret thing

A primitive root; to veil from sight, i.e. Conceal (literally or figuratively) -- X any ways, blind, dissembler, hide (self), secret (thing).

Forms and Transliterations
אַעְלִ֤ים אעלים הֶעְלִ֣ים הֶעְלִ֣ימוּ הַעְלֵ֣ם העלים העלימו העלם וְֽ֭נֶעֶלְמָה וְאַעְלִ֥ים וְהִתְעַלַּמְתָּ֖ וְנֶעְלַ֣ם וְנֶעְלַם֙ וּמַעְלִ֥ים ואעלים והתעלמת ומעלים ונעלם ונעלמה יִתְעַלֶּם־ יַעְלִימֽוּ֩ יעלימו יתעלם־ לְהִתְעַלֵּֽם׃ להתעלם׃ מַעְלִ֥ים מעלים נֶעְלַ֤ם נֶעְלָ֑ם נֶעְלָ֣ם נַ֝עֲלָמִ֗ים נַֽעֲלָמָ֑ה נעלם נעלמה נעלמים עֲ֝לֻמֵ֗נוּ עלמנו תִּ֝תְעַלַּ֗ם תִתְעַלָּֽם׃ תַּ֝עְלִ֗ים תַּעְלֵ֧ם תעלים תעלם תתעלם תתעלם׃ ‘ă·lu·mê·nū ‘ălumênū ’a‘·lîm ’a‘lîm aLim aluMenu ha‘·lêm ha‘lêm haLem he‘·lî·mū he‘·lîm he‘lîm he‘lîmū heLim heLimu lə·hiṯ·‘al·lêm ləhiṯ‘allêm lehitalLem ma‘·lîm ma‘lîm maLim na‘ălāmāh na‘ălāmîm na·‘ă·lā·māh na·‘ă·lā·mîm naalaMah naalaMim ne‘·lam ne‘·lām ne‘lam ne‘lām neLam ta‘·lêm ta‘·lîm ta‘lêm ta‘lîm taLem taLim tiṯ‘allam ṯiṯ‘allām tiṯ·‘al·lam ṯiṯ·‘al·lām titalLam ū·ma‘·lîm ūma‘lîm umaLim veaLim vehitallamTa Veneelmah veneLam wə’a‘lîm wə·’a‘·lîm wə·hiṯ·‘al·lam·tā wə·ne‘·lam wə·ne·‘el·māh wəhiṯ‘allamtā wəne‘elmāh wəne‘lam ya‘·lî·mū ya‘lîmū yaliMu yiṯ‘allem- yiṯ·‘al·lem- yitallem
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Strong's Hebrew 5956
28 Occurrences


’a‘·lîm — 1 Occ.
‘ă·lu·mê·nū — 1 Occ.
ha‘·lêm — 1 Occ.
he‘·lîm — 1 Occ.
he‘·lî·mū — 1 Occ.
lə·hiṯ·‘al·lêm — 1 Occ.
ma‘·lîm — 1 Occ.
na·‘ă·lā·māh — 1 Occ.
na·‘ă·lā·mîm — 1 Occ.
ne‘·lām — 3 Occ.
ta‘·lêm — 1 Occ.
ta‘·lîm — 1 Occ.
tiṯ·‘al·lam — 2 Occ.
ū·ma‘·lîm — 1 Occ.
wə·’a‘·lîm — 1 Occ.
wə·hiṯ·‘al·lam·tā — 2 Occ.
wə·ne·‘el·māh — 1 Occ.
wə·ne‘·lam — 5 Occ.
ya‘·lî·mū — 1 Occ.
yiṯ·‘al·lem- — 1 Occ.

Leviticus 4:13
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ יִשְׁגּ֔וּ וְנֶעְלַ֣ם דָּבָ֔ר מֵעֵינֵ֖י
NAS: and the matter escapes the notice
KJV: and the thing be hid from the eyes
INT: of Israel commits escapes and the matter the notice

Leviticus 5:2
HEB: שֶׁ֣רֶץ טָמֵ֑א וְנֶעְלַ֣ם מִמֶּ֔נּוּ וְה֥וּא
NAS: swarming things, though it is hidden from him and he is unclean,
KJV: creeping things, and [if] it be hidden from him; he also shall be unclean,
INT: swarming of unclean is hidden at and he

Leviticus 5:3
HEB: יִטְמָ֖א בָּ֑הּ וְנֶעְלַ֣ם מִמֶּ֔נּוּ וְה֥וּא
NAS: he becomes unclean, and it is hidden from him, and then he comes to know
KJV: [it be] that a man shall be defiled withal, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth
INT: which becomes is hidden at he

Leviticus 5:4
HEB: הָאָדָ֛ם בִּשְׁבֻעָ֖ה וְנֶעְלַ֣ם מִמֶּ֑נּוּ וְהוּא־
NAS: with an oath, and it is hidden from him, and then he comes to know
KJV: with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth
INT: A man an oath is hidden at he

Leviticus 20:4
HEB: וְאִ֡ם הַעְלֵ֣ם יַעְלִימֽוּ֩ עַ֨ם
NAS: of the land, however, should ever disregard
KJV: of the land do any ways hide
INT: If ever ever the people

Leviticus 20:4
HEB: וְאִ֡ם הַעְלֵ֣ם יַעְלִימֽוּ֩ עַ֨ם הָאָ֜רֶץ
NAS: however, should ever disregard that man
KJV: do any ways hide their eyes
INT: If ever ever the people of the land

Numbers 5:13
HEB: שִׁכְבַת־ זֶרַע֒ וְנֶעְלַם֙ מֵעֵינֵ֣י אִישָׁ֔הּ
NAS: intercourse with her and it is hidden from the eyes
KJV: with her carnally, and it be hid from the eyes
INT: seed child is hidden the eyes of her husband

Deuteronomy 22:1
HEB: שֵׂיוֹ֙ נִדָּחִ֔ים וְהִתְעַלַּמְתָּ֖ מֵהֶ֑ם הָשֵׁ֥ב
NAS: straying away, and pay no attention to them; you shall certainly
KJV: go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case
INT: his sheep straying and pay you shall certainly

Deuteronomy 22:3
HEB: לֹ֥א תוּכַ֖ל לְהִתְעַלֵּֽם׃ ס
NAS: You are not allowed to neglect [them].
KJV: likewise: thou mayest not hide thyself.
INT: are not allowed to neglect

Deuteronomy 22:4
HEB: נֹפְלִ֣ים בַּדֶּ֔רֶךְ וְהִתְעַלַּמְתָּ֖ מֵהֶ֑ם הָקֵ֥ם
NAS: on the way, and pay no attention to them; you shall certainly
KJV: by the way, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt surely
INT: fallen the way and pay you shall certainly

1 Samuel 12:3
HEB: לָקַ֣חְתִּי כֹ֔פֶר וְאַעְלִ֥ים עֵינַ֖י בּ֑וֹ
NAS: a bribe to blind my eyes
KJV: have I received [any] bribe to blind mine eyes
INT: taken A bribe to blind my eyes will restore

1 Kings 10:3
HEB: הָיָ֤ה דָּבָר֙ נֶעְלָ֣ם מִן־ הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ
NAS: nothing was hidden from the king
KJV: there was not [any] thing hid from the king,
INT: become her questions was hidden from the king

2 Kings 4:27
HEB: לָ֔הּ וַֽיהוָה֙ הֶעְלִ֣ים מִמֶּ֔נִּי וְלֹ֥א
NAS: within her; and the LORD has hidden it from me and has not told
KJV: within her: and the LORD hath hid [it] from me, and hath not told
INT: is troubled God has hidden at not

2 Chronicles 9:2
HEB: דְּבָרֶ֑יהָ וְלֹֽא־ נֶעְלַ֤ם דָּבָר֙ מִשְּׁלֹמֹ֔ה
NAS: nothing was hidden from Solomon
KJV: her all her questions: and there was nothing hid from Solomon
INT: her questions not was hidden her questions Solomon

Job 6:16
HEB: קָ֑רַח עָ֝לֵ֗ימוֹ יִתְעַלֶּם־ שָֽׁלֶג׃
NAS: [And] into which the snow melts.
KJV: [and] wherein the snow is hid:
INT: of ice and melts the snow

Job 28:21
HEB: וְֽ֭נֶעֶלְמָה מֵעֵינֵ֣י כָל־
NAS: Thus it is hidden from the eyes
KJV: Seeing it is hid from the eyes
INT: is hidden the eyes of all

Job 42:3
HEB: מִ֤י זֶ֨ה ׀ מַעְלִ֥ים עֵצָ֗ה בְּֽלִ֫י
NAS: Who is this that hides counsel without
KJV: Who [is] he that hideth counsel
INT: Who is this hides counsel without

Psalm 10:1
HEB: תַּעֲמֹ֣ד בְּרָח֑וֹק תַּ֝עְלִ֗ים לְעִתּ֥וֹת בַּצָּרָֽה׃
NAS: off, O LORD? Why do You hide [Yourself] in times
KJV: O LORD? [why] hidest thou [thyself] in times
INT: stand afar hide times adversary

Psalm 26:4
HEB: שָׁ֑וְא וְעִ֥ם נַ֝עֲלָמִ֗ים לֹ֣א אָבֽוֹא׃
NAS: Nor will I go with pretenders.
KJV: neither will I go in with dissemblers.
INT: deceitful with pretenders Nor go

Psalm 55:1
HEB: תְּפִלָּתִ֑י וְאַל־ תִּ֝תְעַלַּ֗ם מִתְּחִנָּתִֽי׃
NAS: O God; And do not hide Yourself from my supplication.
KJV: O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.
INT: to my prayer not hide my supplication

Psalm 90:8
HEB: עֲוֹנֹתֵ֣ינוּ לְנֶגְדֶּ֑ךָ עֲ֝לֻמֵ֗נוּ לִמְא֥וֹר פָּנֶֽיךָ׃
NAS: before You, Our secret [sins] in the light
KJV: our iniquities before thee, our secret [sins] in the light
INT: our iniquities before our secret the light of your presence

Proverbs 28:27
HEB: אֵ֣ין מַחְס֑וֹר וּמַעְלִ֥ים עֵ֝ינָ֗יו רַב־
NAS: want, But he who shuts his eyes
KJV: shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes
INT: will never want shuts his eyes many

Ecclesiastes 12:14
HEB: עַ֣ל כָּל־ נֶעְלָ֑ם אִם־ ט֖וֹב
NAS: everything which is hidden, whether
KJV: into judgment, with every secret thing, whether [it be] good,
INT: and everything is hidden whether is good

Isaiah 1:15
HEB: וּבְפָרִשְׂכֶ֣ם כַּפֵּיכֶ֗ם אַעְלִ֤ים עֵינַי֙ מִכֶּ֔ם
NAS: out your hands [in prayer], I will hide My eyes
KJV: your hands, I will hide mine eyes
INT: spread your hands will hide my eyes at

Isaiah 58:7
HEB: וּמִבְּשָׂרְךָ֖ לֹ֥א תִתְעַלָּֽם׃
NAS: to cover him; And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?
KJV: that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
INT: body and not to hide

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