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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6385 - פָּלַג

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to divide, split

1a) (Niphal) to be split, be divided

1b) (Piel)

1b1) to split, cleave

1b2) to divide

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1266 ‑ διαμερίζω (dee‑am‑er‑id'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
Genesis 1
1 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Genesis 1
1 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Genesis 1
1 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
n-p 2
v-pvms 1
n-p 2
v-pp3ms 1
v-pvms 1
n-p 2
v-pp3ms 1
v-pvms 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2606) clp (פלג PLG) AC: Split CO: River AB: Division: The land is divided by rivers that mark out boundaries or sections.

V) clp (פלג PLG) - Split: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (5): (vf: Niphal, Pel) divide - Strongs: H6385 (פָּלַג), H6386 (פְּלַג)

Nm) clp (פלג PLG) - I. River:As dividing the land into two parts. II. Half:As split into two. [Aramaic only] KJV (11): river, stream, dividing - Strongs: H6387 (פְּלַג), H6388 (פֶּלֶג)

Nf1) eclp (פלגה PLGH) - I. Clan:A division within the family. II. River:[Aramaic only] KJV (3): division, river - Strongs: H6390 (פְּלַגָּה)

df1) ecflp (פלוגה PLWGH) - Clan: A division within the family. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (2): division - Strongs: H6391 (פְּלֻגָּה), H6392 (פְּלֻגָּה)

hf1) eclpm (מפלגה MPLGH) - Clan: A division within the family. KJV (1): division - Strongs: H4653 (מִפְלַגָּה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מָּלַג] verb split, divide (Late Hebrew chiefly in secondary meanings and derivatives; Arabic divide, split; Aramaic מְּלֵיג, divide; Ethiopic ravine, stream; Assyrian palgu, canal); —

Niph`al Perfect 3 feminine singular נִפְלְגָה Genesis 10:25 the earth was divided.

Pi`el 1. Perfect 3 masculine singular gL'Pi`el Job 38:25 cleave a channel for rain.

2 Imperative masculine singular מַּלַּג (Ges§ 52 n) Psalm 55:10 divide their speech (their counsels).

[מְּלַג] verb divide (ᵑ7 Syriac; compare Biblical Hebrew (chiefly late)); —

Pe`al passive feminine singular מְּלִיגָה תֶּהֱוֵה Daniel 2:41 shall be divided.

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List of Word Forms
נִפְלְגָ֣ה נפלגה פִלַּ֣ג פַּלַּ֣ג פלג filLag nifleGah nip̄·lə·ḡāh nip̄ləḡāh pal·laḡ palLag pallaḡ p̄il·laḡ p̄illaḡ
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