3218. yeleq
Strong's Concordance
yeleq: (a kind of) locust
Original Word: יֶלֶק
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: yeleq
Phonetic Spelling: (yeh'-lek)
Definition: (a kind of) locust
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
(a kind of) locust
NASB Translation
creeping locust (5), locust (1), locusts (2), young locusts (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
יֶ֫לֶק noun masculineNahum 3:16 a kind of locust, absolute יֶלֶק Nahum 3:16 5t.; יָ֑לֶק Joel 1:4 2t.; — always collective:

a. as devouring "" גָּזָם, אַרְבֶּה, חָסִיל, Joel 1:4 (twice in verse); Joel 2:25; "" אַרְבֶּה Psalm 105:34 (of Egyptian plague), compare Nahum 3:15 a (but strike out We).

b. in simile of multitude of men Nahum 3:15b Jeremiah 51:14; of horses Jeremiah 51:27 (יֶלֶק סָמָר).

c. in simile of scattering and disappearing Nahum 3:16.

יַלְקוּט see לקט.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cankerworm, caterpillar

From an unused root meaning to lick up; a devourer; specifically, the young locust -- cankerworm, caterpillar.

Forms and Transliterations
הַיֶּ֔לֶק הַיֶּ֖לֶק הַיָּ֑לֶק הילק וְ֝יֶ֗לֶק וילק יֶ֥לֶק ילק כְּיֶ֥לֶק כַּיֶּ֔לֶק כַּיָּ֑לֶק כילק haiYalek haiYelek hay·yā·leq hay·ye·leq hayyāleq hayyeleq kaiYalek kaiYelek kay·yā·leq kay·ye·leq kayyāleq kayyeleq kə·ye·leq keYelek kəyeleq veYelek wə·ye·leq wəyeleq ye·leq Yelek yeleq
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Psalm 105:34
HEB: וַיָּבֹ֣א אַרְבֶּ֑ה וְ֝יֶ֗לֶק וְאֵ֣ין מִסְפָּֽר׃
NAS: came, And young locusts, even without
KJV: came, and caterpillers, and that without number,
INT: came and locusts and young without number

Jeremiah 51:14
HEB: מִלֵּאתִ֤יךְ אָדָם֙ כַּיֶּ֔לֶק וְעָנ֥וּ עָלַ֖יִךְ
NAS: you with a population like locusts, And they will cry
KJV: thee with men, as with caterpillers; and they shall lift up
INT: will fill A population locusts up over

Jeremiah 51:27
HEB: הַֽעֲלוּ־ ס֖וּס כְּיֶ֥לֶק סָמָֽר׃
NAS: up the horses like bristly locusts.
KJV: to come up as the rough caterpillers.
INT: her Bring the horses locusts bristly

Joel 1:4
HEB: הָאַרְבֶּ֖ה אָכַ֣ל הַיָּ֑לֶק וְיֶ֣תֶר הַיֶּ֔לֶק
NAS: has left, the creeping locust
KJV: hath left hath the cankerworm eaten;
INT: locust has eaten the creeping and what locust

Joel 1:4
HEB: הַיָּ֑לֶק וְיֶ֣תֶר הַיֶּ֔לֶק אָכַ֖ל הֶחָסִֽיל׃
NAS: the creeping locust has eaten;
KJV: eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left
INT: the creeping and what locust has eaten the stripping

Joel 2:25
HEB: אָכַ֣ל הָֽאַרְבֶּ֔ה הַיֶּ֖לֶק וְהֶחָסִ֣יל וְהַגָּזָ֑ם
NAS: has eaten, The creeping locust, the stripping locust
KJV: hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller,
INT: has eaten the swarming the creeping the stripping and the gnawing

Nahum 3:15
HEB: חֶ֔רֶב תֹּאכְלֵ֖ךְ כַּיָּ֑לֶק הִתְכַּבֵּ֣ד כַּיֶּ֔לֶק
NAS: It will consume you as the locust [does]. Multiply
KJV: it shall eat thee up like the cankerworm: make thyself many
INT: the sword will consume as the locust Multiply the creeping

Nahum 3:15
HEB: כַּיָּ֑לֶק הִתְכַּבֵּ֣ד כַּיֶּ֔לֶק הִֽתְכַּבְּדִ֖י כָּאַרְבֶּֽה׃
NAS: [does]. Multiply yourself like the creeping locust, Multiply
KJV: make thyself many as the cankerworm, make thyself many
INT: as the locust Multiply the creeping Multiply the swarming

Nahum 3:16
HEB: מִכּוֹכְבֵ֖י הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם יֶ֥לֶק פָּשַׁ֖ט וַיָּעֹֽף׃
NAS: of heaven-- The creeping locust strips
KJV: of heaven: the cankerworm spoileth,
INT: the stars of heaven the cankerworm strips and flies

9 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3218
9 Occurrences


hay·yā·leq — 1 Occ.
hay·ye·leq — 2 Occ.
kay·yā·leq — 1 Occ.
kay·ye·leq — 2 Occ.
kə·ye·leq — 1 Occ.
wə·ye·leq — 1 Occ.
ye·leq — 1 Occ.










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