503. alaph
Strong's Concordance
alaph: to produce thousands
Original Word: אָלַף
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: alaph
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-laf')
Definition: to produce thousands
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
denominative verb from eleph
Definition
to produce thousands
NASB Translation
bring forth (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. אֶ֫לֶף noun masculineJudges 6:15 thousand (אלף MI, SI, Sabean DHMZMG 1875, 615; Arabic , Aramaic , אֲלַף, אלפיא) — ׳) א׳(אָ֑ Genesis 20:16 +; suffix אַלְמִּי Judges 6:15; dual אַלְמַּיִם Numbers 4:36 +; plural אֲלָפִים Exodus 18:21 +; construct אַלְפֵי Exodus 32:28 +; אֲלָפֶיךָ Deuteronomy 7:13 2t.; אֲלָפָיו Qr 1 Samuel 18:7 2t. (Kt פֿו) — a thousand.

1 numeral:

a. used with noun alone; mostly before noun Numbers 35:4; Joshua 7:3; Nehemiah 3:13; 1 Chronicles 18:4 +; after noun (late) 1 Chronicles 12:35 6t. Chronicles Ezra Nehemiah; בָּאַמָּה ׳א Numbers 35:5 (4 t. in verse); Ezekiel 47:3 (strike out Co); the noun always plural when preceding, sometimes when following, 1 Samuel 25:2; 1 Kings 3:4; 2 Kings 18:23 = Isaiah 36:8; 2Chronicles 30:24; Psalm 90:4; Job 42:12; Ecclesiastes 6:6; elsewhere singular אישׁ Judges 9:49; Judges 15:15,16; Joshua 7:3 +; אַמָּה Numbers 35:4 + (so SI); דּוֺר Deuteronomy 7:9 +, compare 1 Chronicles 18:4; 1 Chronicles 19:6; 2 Kings 15:19; Job 42:12; Songs 4:4; Isaiah 7:23, noun sometimes collective; ׳א plural construct Micah 6:7; Psalm 119:72; Genesis 24:60; noun not expressed (or not fully) Genesis 20:16; Numbers 31:5,6 +; distributive אֶלֶף ֗֗֗ אֶלֶף Numbers 31:4; multiplicative Deuteronomy 1:11 מְּעָמִים ׳א; indefinite for great number (plural) Exodus 20:6; Exodus 34:7; Deuteronomy 5:10; Jeremiah 32:18, (singular) Deuteronomy 32:30; Ecclesiastes 6:6 +.

b. ׳א + other number usually precedes it Exodus 38:25 + often; but following רִבּוֺא Ezra 2:64 2t.; it follows also smaller number Numbers 3:50; 1 Kings 5:12 (so SI); the noun following in singular Exodus 28:25 8t.; plural 2 Samuel 8:4 2t.; noun precedes, in plural (late) Daniel 12:12 2t.; noun not expressed Exodus 38:28 #NAME?

c. ׳א X other number always following Exodus 12:37 +; usual order is no. X ׳א + additional no. (if any) + noun (if expressed) Numbers 31:52; Judges 20:35 compare Exodus 12:37; 2 Kings 3:4 (twice in verse) +; less often noun + no. X ׳א Numbers 31:33; 1 Kings 8:63 +; (other combinations see Exodus 38:26; Numbers 26:51; Numbers 31:32; Ezekiel 48:30; 1 Chronicles 29:7 etc.); ׳א usually singular Numbers 11:21 +; except after units, where plural absolute Numbers 1:46; Judges 20:34 + (so MI); seldom plural construct Exodus 32:28; Judges 4:10; Job 1:3 (twice in verse); (noun mostly singular when following Judges 4:10; 1 Kings 12:21+, yet plural Joshua 4:13; 1 Samuel 13:5 +; when preceding it is plural 1 Chronicles 5:21 +, or collective Numbers 31:33; 1 Samuel 25:2; 1 Kings 8:63; 2Chronicles 7:5 +); אֶלֶף אֲלָפִים 1 Chronicles 21:5; 1 Chronicles 22:14; 2Chron 14:8; אַלְפֵי שִׁנְאָן Psalm 68:18, compare שִׁנְאָן; בְּהַרֲרֵי אָ֑לֶף Psalm 50:10, read אֵל compare Psalm 36:7, Ol Bi Che; yet see Hup De. —

Note.10,000= עֲשֶׂרֶת אֲלָפִים etc. Judges 1:4; Judges 3:29; 1 Kings 5:28; 1 Chronicles 29:7 +; less often רִבּוֺ, רְבָבָה etc. q. v.

2 a thousand, a company of 1000 men, as united under one superior, or leader, hence ׳(שָׂרֵי) שַׂר א Exodus 18:21,25 compare Numbers 31:14 +; compare יִשְׂרָאֵל ׳רָאשֵׁי א Numbers 1:16; Numbers 10:4; Joshua 22:21,30 & see below; compare also 1 Samuel 29:2; especially family, etc. Judges 6:15; 1 Samuel 10:19 ("" שֵׁבֶט & compare מִשְׁמַּחַת 1 Samuel 10:21); compare Micah 5:2; — Numbers 10:36 (רִבְבוֺת אַלְפֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל) Numbers 31:5; Joshua 22:14; 1 Samuel 23:23 apparently shew transition to this technical use. **[אָלַף]

verb denominative Hiph`il Psalm 144:13 מַאֲלִיפוֺת producing thousands (subject צאֹן).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bring forth thousands

Denominative from 'eleph; causative, to make a thousandfold -- bring forth thousands.

see HEBREW 'eleph

Forms and Transliterations
מַ֭אֲלִיפוֹת מאליפות ma’ălîp̄ōwṯ ma·’ă·lî·p̄ō·wṯ Maalifot
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Englishman's Concordance
Psalm 144:13
HEB: זַ֥ן צֹאונֵ֣נוּ מַ֭אֲלִיפוֹת מְרֻבָּב֗וֹת בְּחוּצוֹתֵֽינוּ׃
NAS: of produce, [And] our flocks bring forth thousands
KJV: [that] our sheep may bring forth thousands and ten thousands
INT: kind of produce our flocks bring thousands our fields

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Strong's Hebrew 503
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ma·’ă·lî·p̄ō·wṯ — 1 Occ.










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