410. el
Strong's Concordance
el: God, in pl. gods
Original Word: אֵל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: el
Phonetic Spelling: (ale)
Definition: God, in pl. gods
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
God, in pl. gods
NASB Translation
El-berith* (1), God (204), god (16), God's (2), gods (3), helpless* (1), mighty (3), Mighty One (3), power (1), strong (1).

II. אֵל god, אֶלְדָּד, אֶלְדָּעָה etc. see I. אלה.

II. אֵל noun masculine (also, in proper name אֶל, אֱלִי; Samaritan אל, Phoenician אל, אלן (i.e. probably אֵלֹן), Sabean אל, DHMOr. Congr. Leiden, 1883, Assyrian ilu, Dlw; perhaps also Arabic, Aramaic compare Nöon the passage; on goddess אלת Phoenician, Palmyrene, Nabataean, Sabean (also אלהת) DHMl. c; Arabic (plural ) FlKl. Schr. i. 154, Assyrian Allatu Jr66, Syriac , compare also BaeRel 58, 90, 97, 271, 207) god, but with various subordinate applications to express idea of might; — hardly ever in prose except with defining word (adjective or Genitive); its only suffix is יִ֯; —

1 applied to men of might and rank, אֵל גוים mighty one of the nations Ezekiel 31:11 (of Nebuchadnezzar; ᵐ5 ἄρχων ἔθνων, איל some MSS. Co); אֵלִים mighty men Job 41:17 (אילים, many MSS. Di); אֵלֵי גִבּוֺרִים mighty heroes Ezekiel 32:21 (אֵילֵי MSS. Co); אֵילֵי הָאֶרֶץ Ezekiel 17:13; 2 Kings 24:15 (Kt אולי); אֵילִים Exodus 15:15 (probably plural of III. אַיִל, q. v.) These readings are uncertain because of an effort to distinguish these forms from the divine name. אֵל גִּבּוֺר mighty hero (as above) ordivine hero (as reflecting the divine majesty) Isaiah 9:6.

2 angels, בְּנֵי אֵלִים Psalm 29:1; Psalm 89:7 = בְּנֵי הָאֱלֹהִים.

3 gods of the nations, אֵל אֵלִים God of gods, supreme God Daniel 11:36; מִי כָמֹכָה בָּאֵלִם who is like thee among the gods Exodus 15:11; idols Isaiah 43:10; Isaiah 44:10,15,17; Isaiah 46:6; מי אל בשמים what God in heaven Deuteronomy 3:24; אֵל אחר another god Exodus 34:14 (J); אֵל זר foreign god Psalm 44:21; Psalm 81:10; אל נכר Deuteronomy 32:12; Malachi 2:11; Psalm 81:10.

4 El proper name אל ברית El Berith Judges 9:46 (= בעל ברית Judges 8:33; Judges 9:4) compare also

6 (f) below

5 as characterizing mighty things in nature, חררי אל mighty mountains Psalm 36:7 (literally mountains of El); also Psalm 50:10 Ol Bi Che see below II. אלף; ארזי אל mighty cedars Psalm 80:11; כוכבי אל lofty stars Isaiah 14:13.

6 God217, the one only and true God of Israel: (a) הָאֵל the God, the true God Genesis 31:13; Genesis 35:1,3; Genesis 46:3 (E) 2 Samuel 22:31,33,48 (= Psalm 18:31; Psalm 18:33; Psalm 18:48) Psalm 68:20; Psalm 68:21; Psalm 77:15; הָאֵל הַנֶּאֱמָן the faithful God Deuteronomy 7:9; האל הגדול the great God Deuteronomy 10:17 = Jeremiah 32:18; Daniel 9:4; Nehemiah 1:5; Nehemiah 9:32; האל הקדשׁ the holy God Isaiah 5:17; האל יהוה the God Yahweh Isaiah 42:5; Psalm 85:9. (b) אֵלִי my God Exodus 15:2 (poetry) Psalm 18:3; Psalm 22:2 (twice in verse); Psalm 22:11; Psalm 63:2; Psalm 68:25; Psalm 89:27; Psalm 102:25; Psalm 118:28; Psalm 140:7; Isaiah 44:17. (c) construct אל בית אל the God of Bethel, who had his seat there Genesis 35:7 (E); אל אביך God of thy fathers Genesis 49:25 (poetry); אל ישראל Psalm 68:36; אל יעקב Psalm 146:5; אל השמים the God of heaven Psalm 136:26; אל סלעי the God who is my rock Psalm 42:10; אל שמחת גילי the God who is the joy of my exultation Psalm 43:4; אֵל רֳאִי the God who lets himself be seen Genesis 16:13 (J); אל הכבוד the God of glory Psalm 29:3; אל דעות the all-knowing God 1 Samuel 2:3 (poetry); אֵל עוֺלָם the everlasting God Genesis 21:33 (J); אל ישועתי Isaiah 12:2; אל חַיָּ֑י Psalm 42:9; אל אמת Psalm 31:6 = אל אֱמוּנָה Deuteronomy 32:4 (poetry); אל נקמות Psalm 94:1 (twice in verse); אל גְּמֻלוֺת Jeremiah 51:56. (d) אל אֶחָד one God Malachi 2:10; אל גדול a great God Deuteronomy 7:21; Psalm 77:14; Psalm 95:3; אל מסתתר a God hiding himself Isaiah 45:15; אל רחום a compassionate God Exodus 34:6 (J) Deuteronomy 4:31; Psalm 86:15; אל נשא a forgiving God Psalm 99:8; אל חַנּוּן a gracious God Nehemiah 9:31; Jonah 4:2; אל קנא a jealous God Exodus 20:5; Exodus 34:14 (J) Deuteronomy 4:24; Deuteronomy 5:9; Deuteronomy 6:15; Joshua 24:19 (D) = אל קנוא Nahum 1:2; אֵל חי a living God Joshua 3:10 (J) Hosea 2:1; Psalm 42:3; Psalm 84:3; אל צדיק Isaiah 45:21; לא אֵל חפץ רשע Psalm 5:5; לא אֵל Deuteronomy 32:21 (poetry) Isaiah 31:3; Ezekiel 28:2 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 28:9; מי אל כמוךָ Micah 7:18 (compare Exodus 15:11). (e) God (the only true God, needing no article or predicate to define him) Numbers 12:13 (E read אַל Di) always in poetry, Job 5:8 + (55 t. Job), Psalm 7:12; Psalm 10:11,12; Psalm 16:1; Psalm 17:6; Psalm 19:1; Psalm 52:3,7; Psalm 55:20; Psalm 57:3; Psalm 73:11,17; Psalm 74:8; Psalm 77:10; Psalm 78:7,8,18,19,34,41; Psalm 82:1; Psalm 83:2; Psalm 90:2; Psalm 104:21; Psalm 106:14,21; Psalm 107:11; Psalm 118:27; Psalm 139:17,23; Psalm 149:6; Psalm 150:1; Isaiah 40:18; Isaiah 43:12; Isaiah 45:14,20; Isaiah 46:9; Lamentations 3:41; Hosea 11:9; Hosea 12:1; Malachi 1:9; עִמָּנוּאל God is with us, as name of child in prediction Isaiah 7:14; compare Isaiah 8:8,10. (f) El, a divine name אל אלהי ישראל Genesis 33:20 (E); אל אלהי הרוחות Numbers 16:22 (P = יהוה אלהי הרוחות Numbers 27:16); אל אלהים יהוה Joshua 22:22 (P) Psalm 50:1. This is probable also in the ancient poems, Numbers 23:8,19,22,23; Numbers 24:4,8,16,23 (poetry Balaam "" שדּי & עליון) Deuteronomy 32:18; Deuteronomy 33:26 (poetry Moses "" צוּר & אֱלֹהֵי קֶדֶם) 2 Samuel 22:32; 2 Samuel 23:5 (poetry David "" צוּר) and in the combinations אל עליון (5 t.; see עליון) & אל שדּי (10 t.; see שַׁדַּי).

7 אֵל strength, power (on connection with I. אָלָה compare Di Genesis 1:1; Genesis 31:29) in יֶשׁלְֿאֵל יָדִי it is according to the power of my hand = it is in my power, etc. Genesis 31:29 (E; followed by לְ + Infinitive); בִּהְיוֺת לְאֵל יָדְ֯יךָ Proverbs 3:27 (followed by id.); יֶשׁלְֿאֵל יָדָם Micah 2:1; (absolute); negative וְאֵין לְאֵל יָדֶ֑ךָ Deuteronomy 28:32 (absolute) = thou shalt be powerless, so Nehemiah 5:5. **See also BrockZAW xxvi (1906). 29 ff. (meaning 'might' very dubious: renders belongs to the god of (my) hand, supposing phrase a survival, with original meaning forgotten, of ancient idea, found also among other nations, of spirits conferring powers upon particular members of body).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
God, goodly, great, idol, mighty one, power, strong

Shortened from 'ayil; strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity) -- God (god), X goodly, X great, idol, might(-y one), power, strong. Compare names in "-el."

see HEBREW 'ayil

Forms and Transliterations
אֵ֑ל אֵ֔ל אֵ֕ל אֵ֖ל אֵ֗ל אֵ֚ל אֵ֛ל אֵ֝֗ל אֵ֝לִ֗י אֵ֝לַ֗י אֵ֣יל אֵ֣ל אֵ֣לִי אֵ֣ל ׀ אֵ֤ל אֵ֤ל ׀ אֵ֥ל אֵ֧ל אֵ֨ל ׀ אֵ֭ל אֵ֭לִי אֵֽל־ אֵֽל׃ אֵל֙ אֵל֩ ׀ אֵל֮ אֵלִ֑ים אֵלִ֔ים אֵלִ֖י אֵלִ֗י אֵלִ֣י אֵלִ֥י אֵלִי֙ אֵלִים׃ אֵלֵ֧י אֵל־ אֶל־ אַל־ איל אל אל־ אל׃ אלי אלים בְּאֵ֣ל בָּֽאֵלִ֔ים בָּֽאֵלִם֙ באל באלים באלם הַ֭אֵל הַ֭לְאֵל הַלְאֵ֥ל הָ֘אֵ֤ל הָ֤אֵ֣ל ׀ הָ֭אֵל הָאֵ֕ל הָאֵ֖ל הָאֵ֗ל הָאֵ֣ל ׀ הָאֵ֤ל הָאֵ֥ל הָאֵ֨ל הָאֵ֪ל ׀ הָאֵל֙ הָאֵל֮ האל הלאל וְ֝אֵ֗ל וְ֭אֵל וְאֵ֣ל וְאֵ֤ל וְאֵ֥ל וְהָאֵל֙ ואל והאל כָּאֵ֖ל כָּאֵ֥ל ׀ כאל לְאֵ֖ל לְאֵ֣ל לְאֵ֥ל לְאֵ֪ל לָ֝אֵ֗ל לָ֭אֵל לָאֵ֑ל לָאֵ֞ל לָאֵ֣ל לָאֵ֥ל לָאֵֽל׃ לָאֵל֙ לאל לאל׃ מֵאֵ֣ל מֵאֵ֨ל מֵאֵֽל׃ מאל מאל׃ שֶׁ֤אֵ֣ל שאל ’ê·lay ’ê·lê ’ê·lî ’ê·lîm ’êl ’el- ’êl- ’êlay ’êlê ’êlî ’êlîm al bā’êlim bā’êlîm bā·’ê·lim bā·’ê·lîm baeLim bə’êl bə·’êl beEl eil el eLai eLei eLi eLim ha’êl hā’êl ha·’êl hā·’êl haEl hal’êl hal·’êl Halel kā’êl kā·’êl kaEl lā’êl lā·’êl laEl lə’êl lə·’êl leEl mê’êl mê·’êl meEl še’êl še·’êl sheEl veEl vehaEl wə’êl wə·’êl wə·hā·’êl wəhā’êl
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 14:18
HEB: וְה֥וּא כֹהֵ֖ן לְאֵ֥ל עֶלְיֽוֹן׃
NAS: now he was a priest of God Most High.
KJV: of the most high God.
INT: now he was a priest of God Most

Genesis 14:19
HEB: בָּר֤וּךְ אַבְרָם֙ לְאֵ֣ל עֶלְי֔וֹן קֹנֵ֖ה
KJV: of the most high God, possessor
INT: Blessed be Abram God Most Possessor

Genesis 14:20
HEB: וּבָרוּךְ֙ אֵ֣ל עֶלְי֔וֹן אֲשֶׁר־
KJV: be the most high God, which hath delivered
INT: and blessed God Most Who

Genesis 14:22
HEB: אֶל־ יְהוָה֙ אֵ֣ל עֶלְי֔וֹן קֹנֵ֖ה
KJV: the most high God, the possessor
INT: to the LORD God Most possessor

Genesis 16:13
HEB: אֵלֶ֔יהָ אַתָּ֖ה אֵ֣ל רֳאִ֑י כִּ֣י
NAS: who spoke to her, You are a God who
KJV: that spake unto her, Thou God seest me:
INT: about you God who for

Genesis 17:1
HEB: אֵלָיו֙ אֲנִי־ אֵ֣ל שַׁדַּ֔י הִתְהַלֵּ֥ךְ
NAS: and said to him, I am God Almighty;
KJV: unto him, I [am] the Almighty God; walk
INT: about I am God Almighty Walk

Genesis 21:33
HEB: בְּשֵׁ֥ם יְהוָ֖ה אֵ֥ל עוֹלָֽם׃
NAS: of the LORD, the Everlasting God.
KJV: of the LORD, the everlasting God.
INT: the name of the LORD God the Everlasting

Genesis 28:3
HEB: וְאֵ֤ל שַׁדַּי֙ יְבָרֵ֣ךְ
NAS: May God Almighty bless
KJV: And God Almighty bless
INT: may God Almighty bless

Genesis 31:13
HEB: אָנֹכִ֤י הָאֵל֙ בֵּֽית־ אֵ֔ל
NAS: I am the God [of] Bethel, where
KJV: I [am] the God of Bethel,
INT: I am the God Bethel you

Genesis 31:29
HEB: יֶשׁ־ לְאֵ֣ל יָדִ֔י לַעֲשׂ֥וֹת
KJV: It is in the power of my hand to do
INT: is the power my power to do

Genesis 33:20
HEB: וַיִּ֨קְרָא־ ל֔וֹ אֵ֖ל אֱלֹהֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
INT: an altar and called God angels Israel

Genesis 35:1
HEB: שָׁ֣ם מִזְבֵּ֔חַ לָאֵל֙ הַנִּרְאֶ֣ה אֵלֶ֔יךָ
NAS: there to God, who appeared
KJV: there an altar unto God, that appeared
INT: there an altar to God appeared to you

Genesis 35:3
HEB: שָּׁ֣ם מִזְבֵּ֗חַ לָאֵ֞ל הָעֹנֶ֤ה אֹתִי֙
NAS: there to God, who answered
KJV: there an altar unto God, who answered
INT: there an altar to God answered the day

Genesis 35:7
HEB: וַיִּקְרָא֙ לַמָּק֔וֹם אֵ֖ל בֵּֽית־ אֵ֑ל
INT: and called the place God Beth-el because

Genesis 35:11
HEB: אֱלֹהִ֜ים אֲנִ֨י אֵ֤ל שַׁדַּי֙ פְּרֵ֣ה
NAS: also said to him, I am God Almighty;
KJV: said unto him, I [am] God Almighty:
INT: God I am God Almighty be fruitful

Genesis 43:14
HEB: וְאֵ֣ל שַׁדַּ֗י יִתֵּ֨ן
NAS: and may God Almighty grant
KJV: And God Almighty give
INT: and may God Almighty grant

Genesis 46:3
HEB: וַיֹּ֕אמֶר אָנֹכִ֥י הָאֵ֖ל אֱלֹהֵ֣י אָבִ֑יךָ
NAS: He said, I am God, the God
KJV: And he said, I [am] God, the God
INT: said I am God the God of your father

Genesis 48:3
HEB: אֶל־ יוֹסֵ֔ף אֵ֥ל שַׁדַּ֛י נִרְאָֽה־
NAS: said to Joseph, God Almighty appeared
KJV: unto Joseph, God Almighty
INT: to Joseph God Almighty appeared

Genesis 49:25
HEB: מֵאֵ֨ל אָבִ֜יךָ וְיַעְזְרֶ֗ךָּ
NAS: From the God of your father who helps
KJV: [Even] by the God of thy father,
INT: the God of your father helps

Exodus 6:3
HEB: וְאֶֽל־ יַעֲקֹ֖ב בְּאֵ֣ל שַׁדָּ֑י וּשְׁמִ֣י
NAS: and Jacob, as God Almighty,
KJV: and unto Jacob, by [the name of] God Almighty,
INT: and Jacob God Almighty but my name

Exodus 15:2
HEB: לִֽישׁוּעָ֑ה זֶ֤ה אֵלִי֙ וְאַנְוֵ֔הוּ אֱלֹהֵ֥י
NAS: This is my God, and I will praise
KJV: he [is] my God, and I will prepare him an habitation;
INT: my salvation This is my God will praise God

Exodus 15:11
HEB: מִֽי־ כָמֹ֤כָה בָּֽאֵלִם֙ יְהוָ֔ה מִ֥י
NAS: is like You among the gods, O LORD?
KJV: Who [is] like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods? who [is] like thee, glorious
INT: Who is like the gods LORD Who

Exodus 20:5
HEB: יְהוָ֤ה אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙ אֵ֣ל קַנָּ֔א פֹּ֠קֵד
NAS: am a jealous God, visiting
KJV: [am] a jealous God, visiting
INT: the LORD your God God jealous visiting

Exodus 34:6
HEB: יְהוָ֣ה ׀ יְהוָ֔ה אֵ֥ל רַח֖וּם וְחַנּ֑וּן
NAS: the LORD God, compassionate
KJV: The LORD God, merciful
INT: the LORD the LORD God compassionate and gracious

Exodus 34:14
HEB: לֹ֥א תִֽשְׁתַּחֲוֶ֖ה לְאֵ֣ל אַחֵ֑ר כִּ֤י
NAS: any other god, for the LORD,
KJV: no other god: for the LORD,
INT: not worship god any for

248 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 410
248 Occurrences

’al- — 1 Occ.
bā·’ê·lim — 2 Occ.
bə·’êl — 1 Occ.
’êl — 1 Occ.
’êl — 163 Occ.
’ê·lay — 1 Occ.
’ê·lê — 1 Occ.
’ê·lî — 12 Occ.
’ê·lîm — 4 Occ.
hā·’êl — 20 Occ.
hal·’êl — 3 Occ.
kā·’êl — 2 Occ.
lā·’êl — 10 Occ.
lə·’êl — 15 Occ.
mê·’êl — 4 Occ.
še·’êl — 1 Occ.
wə·’êl — 6 Occ.
wə·hā·’êl — 1 Occ.

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