422. alah
Strong's Concordance
alah: to swear, curse
Original Word: אָלָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: alah
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-law')
Short Definition: take
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to swear, curse
NASB Translation
oaths (1), put the under oath (1), swearing (1), take (2), takes an oath (2), under oath (1), uttered a curse (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. אָלָה verb swear, curse (compare I. אלה ? so Thes LagOr ii. 3) —

Qal Perfect 1 Kings 8:31 ( = 2 Chronicles 6:22 all Vrss Th Bö Bä Kp reading וְאָלָה); אָלִית Judges 17:2; Infinitive absolute אָלֹה Hosea 4:2; אָלוֺת Hosea 10:4.

1 swear, take oath before God 1 Kings 8:31 ( = 2 Chronicles 6:22); in covenants Hosea 4:2; Hosea 10:4 (falsely).

2 curse Judges 17:2.

Hiph`il Imperfect וַיּאֶֹל 1 Samuel 14:24; Infinitive לְהַאֲלֹתוֺ 1 Kings 8:31 2Chronicles 6:22 adjure, put under oath.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
adjure, curse, swear

A primitive root; properly, to adjure, i.e. (usually in a bad sense) imprecate -- adjure, curse, swear.

Forms and Transliterations
אָל֥וֹת אָלִית֙ אָלָ֖ה אָלֹ֣ה אלה אלות אלית וַיֹּאֶל֩ ויאל לְהַֽאֲלֹת֑וֹ להאלתו ’ā·lāh ’ā·lîṯ ’ā·lō·wṯ ’ā·lōh ’ālāh ’ālîṯ ’ālōh ’ālōwṯ aLah aLit aLoh aLot lə·ha·’ă·lō·ṯōw ləha’ălōṯōw lehaaloTo vaiyoEl way·yō·’el wayyō’el
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6 Occurrences


’ā·lāh — 1 Occ.
’ā·lîṯ — 1 Occ.
’ā·lōh — 1 Occ.
’ā·lō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
lə·ha·’ă·lō·ṯōw — 1 Occ.
way·yō·’el — 1 Occ.

Judges 17:2
HEB: (וְאַ֤תְּ ק) אָלִית֙ וְגַם֙ אָמַ֣רְתְּ
NAS: were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse in my hearing,
KJV: that were taken from thee, about which thou cursedst, and spakest
INT: were taken you uttered again said

1 Samuel 14:24
HEB: בַּיּ֣וֹם הַה֑וּא וַיֹּאֶל֩ שָׁא֨וּל אֶת־
NAS: for Saul had put the people
KJV: for Saul had adjured the people,
INT: day he had put Saul the people

1 Kings 8:31
HEB: ב֥וֹ אָלָ֖ה לְהַֽאֲלֹת֑וֹ וּבָ֗א אָלָ֛ה
NAS: and is made to take an oath,
KJV: be laid upon him to cause him to swear, and the oath
INT: debt an oath to take comes an oath

2 Chronicles 6:22
HEB: וְנָֽשָׁא־ ב֥וֹ אָלָ֖ה לְהַֽאֲלֹת֑וֹ וּבָ֗א
NAS: and is made to take an oath,
KJV: be laid upon him to make him swear, and the oath
INT: his neighbor be laid to take an oath comes

Hosea 4:2
HEB: אָלֹ֣ה וְכַחֵ֔שׁ וְרָצֹ֥חַ
NAS: [There is] swearing, deception,
KJV: By swearing, and lying, and killing,
INT: swearing deception murder

Hosea 10:4
HEB: דִּבְּר֣וּ דְבָרִ֔ים אָל֥וֹת שָׁ֖וְא כָּרֹ֣ת
NAS: With worthless oaths they make
KJV: words, swearing falsely
INT: speak words oaths worthless make

6 Occurrences

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