7958. selav
Strong's Concordance
selav: quail
Original Word: שְׂלָו
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: selav
Phonetic Spelling: (sel-awv')
Short Definition: quail
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
probably of foreign origin
Definition
quail
NASB Translation
quail (3), quails (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
שְׂלָו noun feminineExodus 16:13 quail (probably foreign word; Arabic , Syriac , Samaritan ); — quail, coturnix communis or vulguris (TristrNHB 229 ff. FFP 124 PostHast. DB. QUAIL, DiExodus 16:13): — absolute collective Numbers 11:32 (J), Exodus 16:13 (P), Psalm 105:40 (in all Qr שְׂלָיו); plural שַׂלְוִים Numbers 11:31 (J; as if from singular שַׂלְוֶה).

שַׂלְמָא, I. שַׂלְמָה see שַׂלְמוֺן. below

II. שַׂלְמָה = שִׂמְלָה see below שׂמל.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
quails

Or slayv {sel-awv'}; by orthographical variation from shalah through the idea of sluggishness; the quail collectively (as slow in flight from its weight) -- quails.

Forms and Transliterations
הַשְּׂלָ֔ו השלו שְׂלָ֑ו שַׂלְוִים֮ שלו שלוים haś·śə·lāw hasseLav haśśəlāw śal·wîm salVim śalwîm śə·lāw seLav śəlāw
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Strong's Hebrew 7958
4 Occurrences


haś·śə·lāw — 2 Occ.
śal·wîm — 1 Occ.
śə·lāw — 1 Occ.

Exodus 16:13
HEB: בָעֶ֔רֶב וַתַּ֣עַל הַשְּׂלָ֔ו וַתְּכַ֖ס אֶת־
NAS: about at evening that the quails came
KJV: And it came to pass, that at even the quails came up,
INT: evening came the quails and covered the camp

Numbers 11:31
HEB: יְהוָ֗ה וַיָּ֣גָז שַׂלְוִים֮ מִן־ הַיָּם֒
NAS: and it brought quail from the sea,
KJV: and brought quails from the sea,
INT: the LORD brought quail from the sea

Numbers 11:32
HEB: וַיַּֽאַסְפוּ֙ אֶת־ הַשְּׂלָ֔ו הַמַּמְעִ֕יט אָסַ֖ף
NAS: and gathered the quail (he who gathered least
KJV: and they gathered the quails: he that gathered least
INT: the next and gathered the quail least gathered

Psalm 105:40
HEB: שָׁאַ֣ל וַיָּבֵ֣א שְׂלָ֑ו וְלֶ֥חֶם שָׁ֝מַ֗יִם
NAS: and He brought quail, And satisfied
KJV: and he brought quails, and satisfied
INT: asked brought quail the bread of heaven

4 Occurrences

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