5549. salal
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salal: to lift up, cast up
Original Word: סָלַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: salal
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-lal')
Short Definition: build

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to lift up, cast up
NASB Translation
build (6), exalt (1), highway (1), highway* (1), lift (1), pile (1), prize (1).

I. [סָלַל] verb lift up, cast up (Late Hebrew סִלְסֵל esteem highly, סִלְסוּל loftiness, distinction; סוּלָּם ladder; ᵑ7 סוּלְּמָא id.; MI26 מסלת highway; Phoenician סלמת stair (?) Lzb329; Assyrian sellu, sillu, perhaps breast-works DlHWB 501; Arabic is draw out, forth Lane1395 = שָׁלַל, but ladder (a loan-word according to SchwZMG liii (1899), 197), compare סֻלָּם; see also ‰rry, siege-wall, Egyptian loan-word from סֹלְלָה according to WMMAs.u.Eur.101); —

Qal Imperfect וַיָּסֹ֫לּוּ Job 19:12; Job 30:12; Imperative masculine plural סֹ֫לּוּ Isaiah 57:14 4t.; suffix סָלּוּהָ Jeremiah 50:26 (compare סֶ֫לָה); Passive participle סְלוּלָה Jeremiah 18:15; סְלֻלָה Proverbs 15:19; —

1 cast up a highway: מְסִלָּה ׳ס Isaiah 62:10 (twice in verse), without object Isaiah 57:14 (twice in verse), דֶּרֶךְ לֹא סְלוּלָה Jeremiah 18:15; figurative of path of upright Proverbs 15:19.

2 cast up a way: דֶּרֶךְ with על against, Job 19:12 (of besieger, in figure), ארה Job 30:12 (of besetting foe); Babylonian as a heap of garbage Jeremiah 50:26.

3 lift up (a song) Psalm 68:5, with לְ person ("" שׁיר, זמּר; most as 1).

Pilpel Imperative suffix סַלְסְלֶהָ Proverbs 4:8 exalt her (i.e. Wisdom), i.e. (compare Toy) esteem highly, prize.

Hithpa`el Participle מִסְתּוֺלֵל Exodus 9:17 (J) exalt oneself, with בְּ against (denominative from סֹלְלָה according to Gerber52); compare Ecclus 39:24; Ecclus 40:28.

cast up, exalt self, extol, make plain, raise up

A primitive root; to mound up (especially a turnpike); figurative, to exalt; reflexively, to oppose (as by a dam) -- cast up, exalt (self), extol, make plain, raise up.

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