653. aphelah
Strong's Concordance
aphelah: darkness, gloominess, calamity
Original Word: אֲפֵלָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: aphelah
Phonetic Spelling: (af-ay-law')
Short Definition: gloom
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as ophel
Definition
darkness, gloominess, calamity
NASB Translation
darkness (4), gloom (5), thick (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
אֲפֵלָה noun feminine darkness, gloominess, calamity׳א Exodus 10:22 +; אֲפֵלָתְךָ Isaiah 58:10; plural אֲפֵלוֺת Isaiah 59:9

1 darkness Deuteronomy 28:29; Proverbs 7:9 ("" אִישׁוֺן לַיְלָה); of supernatural darkness in Egypt Exodus 10:22; of day of .׳י (compare Amos 5:20 below אָפֵל) Joel 2:2; Zephaniah 1:15 (both "" חשׁך ענן, רְפל) simile of wickedness Jeremiah 23:18; Proverbs 4:19.

2 figurative of calamity Isaiah 8:22 ("" חֲשֵׁכָה), Isaiah 58:10 ("" חשׁך, opposed to צהרים ), Isaiah 59:9 ("" id., opposed to נגהות)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dark, darkness, gloominess, thick

Feminine of 'aphel; duskiness, figuratively, misfortune; concrete, concealment -- dark, darkness, gloominess, X thick.

see HEBREW 'aphel

Forms and Transliterations
אֲפֵלָ֛ה אפלה בָּֽאֲפֵלָ֔ה בָּאֲפֵל֥וֹת בָּאֲפֵלָ֔ה באפלה באפלות וַאֲפֵלָ֔ה וַאֲפֵלָ֖ה וַאֲפֵלָ֗ה וַאֲפֵלָֽה׃ וַאֲפֵלָתְךָ֖ ואפלה ואפלה׃ ואפלתך כָּֽאֲפֵלָ֑ה כאפלה ’ă·p̄ê·lāh ’ăp̄êlāh afeLah bā’ăp̄êlāh bā’ăp̄êlōwṯ bā·’ă·p̄ê·lāh bā·’ă·p̄ê·lō·wṯ baafeLah baafeLot kā’ăp̄êlāh kā·’ă·p̄ê·lāh kaafeLah vaafeLah vaafelateCha wa’ăp̄êlāh wa’ăp̄êlāṯəḵā wa·’ă·p̄ê·lā·ṯə·ḵā wa·’ă·p̄ê·lāh
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’ă·p̄ê·lāh — 1 Occ.
bā·’ă·p̄ê·lāh — 2 Occ.
bā·’ă·p̄ê·lō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
kā·’ă·p̄ê·lāh — 1 Occ.
wa·’ă·p̄ê·lāh — 4 Occ.
wa·’ă·p̄ê·lā·ṯə·ḵā — 1 Occ.

Exodus 10:22
HEB: וַיְהִ֧י חֹֽשֶׁךְ־ אֲפֵלָ֛ה בְּכָל־ אֶ֥רֶץ
NAS: the sky, and there was thick darkness
KJV: toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness
INT: become darkness thick all the land

Deuteronomy 28:29
HEB: יְמַשֵּׁ֤שׁ הָעִוֵּר֙ בָּאֲפֵלָ֔ה וְלֹ֥א תַצְלִ֖יחַ
NAS: gropes in darkness, and you will not prosper
KJV: gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper
INT: gropes as the blind darkness and you will not prosper

Proverbs 4:19
HEB: דֶּ֣רֶךְ רְ֭שָׁעִים כָּֽאֲפֵלָ֑ה לֹ֥א יָ֝דְע֗וּ
NAS: of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know
KJV: of the wicked [is] as darkness: they know
INT: the way of the wicked darkness not know

Proverbs 7:9
HEB: בְּאִישׁ֥וֹן לַ֝֗יְלָה וַאֲפֵלָֽה׃
NAS: of the night and [in] the darkness.
KJV: in the black and dark night:
INT: the middle of the night and the darkness

Isaiah 8:22
HEB: מְע֣וּף צוּקָ֔ה וַאֲפֵלָ֖ה מְנֻדָּֽח׃
NAS: and [they will be] driven away into darkness.
KJV: and [they shall be] driven to darkness.
INT: the gloom of anguish darkness driven

Isaiah 58:10
HEB: בַּחֹ֙שֶׁךְ֙ אוֹרֶ֔ךָ וַאֲפֵלָתְךָ֖ כַּֽצָּהֳרָֽיִם׃
NAS: in darkness And your gloom [will become] like midday.
KJV: in obscurity, and thy darkness [be] as the noonday:
INT: darkness your light and your gloom midday

Isaiah 59:9
HEB: חֹ֔שֶׁךְ לִנְגֹה֖וֹת בָּאֲפֵל֥וֹת נְהַלֵּֽךְ׃
NAS: For brightness, but we walk in gloom.
KJV: [but] we walk in darkness.
INT: darkness brightness gloom walk

Jeremiah 23:12
HEB: לָהֶ֗ם כַּחֲלַקְלַקּוֹת֙ בָּֽאֲפֵלָ֔ה יִדַּ֖חוּ וְנָ֣פְלוּ
NAS: away into the gloom and fall down
KJV: shall be unto them as slippery [ways] in the darkness: they shall be driven on,
INT: will be like slippery the gloom away and fall

Joel 2:2
HEB: י֧וֹם חֹ֣שֶׁךְ וַאֲפֵלָ֗ה י֤וֹם עָנָן֙
NAS: of darkness and gloom, A day
KJV: of darkness and of gloominess, a day
INT: A day of darkness and gloom A day of clouds

Zephaniah 1:15
HEB: י֥וֹם חֹ֙שֶׁךְ֙ וַאֲפֵלָ֔ה י֥וֹם עָנָ֖ן
NAS: of darkness and gloom, A day
KJV: of darkness and gloominess, a day
INT: A day of darkness and gloom A day of clouds

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