5695. egel
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egel: a calf
Original Word: עֵ֫גֶל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: egel
Phonetic Spelling: (ay-ghel)
Short Definition: calf

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
a calf
NASB Translation
calf (22), calf's (1), calves (12).

עֵ֫גֶל noun masculineExodus 32:24 calf (as rolling or circling about ? compare כַּר from כָּרַר; Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician (Punic) עגל id. Lzb336; ענילו Palmyrene proper name id. Cook89; Aramaic , , עִיגְלָא, עֲגַלְתָּא, id.; Assyrian [agalu], plural agalê probably calves DlHWB 16 (compare against this JenKosmol.110, but see also JägerBAS ii. 2, 286); Arabic id.; Ethiopic image u%navailable, compare also HomNS 226); — ׳ע absolute Exodus 32:19 +; construct 1 Samuel 28:24 +; suffix עֶגְלֵךְ Hosea 8:5; plural עֲגָלִים Hosea 13:2 +; construct עֶגְלֵי 1 Kings 12:28 +; — calf Isaiah 11:6; Isaiah 27:10 in simile of leaping mountains Psalm 29:6; in simile of foot-sole of cherubim Ezekiel 1:7; מַרְבֵּק ׳ע i.e. a stall-fed (fatted) calf 1 Samuel 28:24, in simile Jeremiah 46:21; Malachi 3:20, compare מִתּוֺךְ מַרְבֵּק ׳ע Amos 6:4; לֹא לֻמָּ֑ד ׳ע Jeremiah 31:18 an untrained calf; עֶגְלֵי עַמִּים Psalm 68:31 calves of peoples, i.e. peoples like calves, so most; perhaps read ׳בַּעֲלֵי עמ Matthes Che GunkSchöf. 66 f. compare Bae; calf as sacrifice victim Micah 6:6; Leviticus 9:2,3,8 (P); cut in two, in ratifying covenant Jeremiah 34:18,19 (compare עֶגְלָה Genesis 15:9); elsewhere image of calf: made at Horeb, מַסֵּכָה ׳ע Exodus 32:4,8; Deuteronomy 9:16; Nehemiah 9:18; ׳ע alone Exodus 32:19,20,24,35; Deuteronomy 9:21; Psalm 106:19; two set up by Jeroboam I in Northern Israel, 1 Kings 12:28,32; 2 Kings 10:29; 2 Kings 17:16; 2Chronicles 11:15; 13:8, compare Hosea 8:5,6 (עגְלֵךְ, שֹׁמְרוֺן ׳ע), Hosea 13:2; also Hosea 10:5 (see I. עֶגְלָה near the end).

bullock, calf

From the same as agol; a (male) calf (as frisking round), especially one nearly grown (i.e. A steer) -- bullock, calf.

see HEBREW agol

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