5697. eglah
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eglah: a heifer
Original Word: עֶגְלָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: eglah
Phonetic Spelling: (eg-law')
Short Definition: heifer

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
fem. of egel
a heifer
NASB Translation
calf (1), heifer (10), heifer's (1).

I. עֶגְלָה noun feminine heifer; — absolute ׳ע Genesis 15:9 +; construct עֶגְלַת Isaiah 7:21 +; suffix עֶגְלָתִי Judges 14:18; plural construct עֶגְלוֺת Hosea 10:5 (but see below); — heifer, Isaiah 7:21, used in ploughing Judges 14:18 (figurative), threshing Jeremiah 50:11 (דָשָׁא ׳ע, in simile, see דּוּשׁ, read perhaps דָשָׁה), figurative of stateliness etc. Jeremiah 46:20; מְלֻמָּדָה ׳ע Hosea 10:11 a trained heifer (simile of Ephraim); used for sacrifice 1 Samuel 16:2 (עֶגְלַת בָּקָר); cut in two for ratifying covenant Genesis 15:9 (J; מְשֻׁלֶּשֶׁת ׳ע; compare עֵגֶל Jeremiah 34:18,19); in cleansing city from blood-guiltiness Deuteronomy 21:3 (בָּקָר ׳ע), Deuteronomy 21:4; Deuteronomy 21:4; Deuteronomy 21:6; once of calves worshipped in Northern Israel Hosea 10:5 (where read probably עֵגֶל, so ᵐ5 We Now GASm, compare Che, see also the following suffixes masculine singular).

עֶגְלַת proper name, of a location; — שְׁלִשִׁיָּה ׳ע (the) third, Eglath Isaiah 15:5 (ᵐ5 δάμαλις τριερής) Jeremiah 48:34 (ᵐ5 ἀγγελιαν Σαλασεια), near Zoar and southern border of Moab.

calf, cow, heifer

Feminine of egel; a (female) calf, especially one nearly grown (i.e. A heifer) -- calf, cow, heifer.

see HEBREW egel

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