kul: to comprehend, containOriginal Word: כּוּלPart of Speech:
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a prim. rootDefinition
to comprehend, containNASB Translation
calculated (1), contain (4), contains (1), endure (5), had to provide (1), held (1), hold (4), holding (2), maintain (1), provide (4), provided (6), provided them with sustenance (1), provisioned (1), sustain (3), sustained (1), sustainer (1).
] verb comprehend, contain
(Late Hebrew, Aramaic id., measure, measure out
, of dry or liquid measure; Syriac Aph`el id.
; Arabic measure
Qal Perfect only Isaiah 40:12 מִיכָּ֗֗֗ל בְּשָׁלִשׁ עֲפַר הָאָרֶץ who hath comprehended the dust of the earth in a shalish-measure?
Pilpel Perfect כִּלְכֵּל 2 Samuel 19:33; suffix כִּלְכְּלָם 1 Kings 18:4; 2masculine singular suffix כִּלְכַּלְתָּם Nehemiah 9:21, etc.; Imperfect יְכַלְכֵּל Zechariah 11:16 +, etc.; Infinitive construct כַּלְכֵּל Jeremiah 20:9 +, etc.; Participle מְכַלְכֵּל Malachi 3:2; — sustain, maintain, contain:
1 sustain, support, nourish, followed by accusative of person Genesis 45:11; Genesis 50:21 (both E), 2 Samuel 19:33; 2 Samuel 19:34; 2 Samuel 20:3; 1 Kings 4:7 a (v:b absolute), 1 Kings 5:7; 1 Kings 17:4,9; Nehemiah 9:21; Ruth 4:15; Psalm 55:23; Zechariah 11:16 (of sheep); followed by accusative of person + of thing (food) Genesis 47:12 (J), 1 Kings 18:4,13.
2 contain, followed by accusative of person 1 Kings 8:27; 2Chron 2:5; 2 Chronicles 6:18 (heavens cannot contain ׳י); hold in, restrain Yahweh's word within one, Jeremiah 20:9.
3 support, endure, sickness רוּחַ אִישׁ מַחֲלֵ֑הוּ ׳יְכַל Proverbs 18:14; Malachi 3:2 (object אֶתיֿוֺם בּוֺאוֺ); of sustaining a cause, in court, דְּבָרָיו בְּמִשְׁמָּט ׳יְכַל Psalm 112:5.
Polpal Perfect3plural כָּלְכְּלוּ were supplied with food 1 Kings 20:27 (Klo proposes בַּגִּלְבֹּעַ).
Hiph`il Imperfect יָכִיל 1 Kings 7:26 2t. etc.; Infinitive construct הָכִיל Jeremiah 6:11 5t.; — contain, hold, hold in, endure;
1 contain, followed by accusative (of liquid) 1 Kings 7:26,38; 2Chronicles 4:5; in figure Jeremiah 2:13, absolute Ezekiel 23:32; (of burnt-offering) 1 Kings 8:64; 2Chronicles 7:7; hold in (wrath of ׳י, object not expressed, subject Jeremiah) Jeremiah 6:11 (opposed to שָׁפַךְ).
2 sustain, endure, followed by accusative Amos 7:10; Jeremiah 10:10; Joel 2:11.
כִּלְכֵּל verb, כַּלְכֹּל
proper name, masculine see below כול.
be able to, can abide, bear, comprehend, contain, feed, forbearing, guide,
A primitive root; properly, to keep in; hence, to measure; figuratively, to maintain (in various senses) -- (be able to, can) abide, bear, comprehend, contain, feed, forbearing, guide, hold(-ing in), nourish(-er), be present, make provision, receive, sustain, provide sustenance (victuals).