5944. aliyyah
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aliyyah: a roof chamber
Original Word: עֲלִיָּה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: aliyyah
Phonetic Spelling: (al-ee-yaw')
Short Definition: chamber

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alah
a roof chamber
NASB Translation
chamber over (1), roof chamber (4), upper chamber (4), upper chambers (2), upper room (4), upper rooms (4).

עֲלִיָּה noun feminine (c. adjective masculine Jeremiah 22:14, compare AlbrZAW xvi (1896), 83Synt. § 251 k) roof-chamber (Late Hebrew id., ᵑ7 עֲלִיתָא, Syriac (whence Arabic dining-room as loan-word Frä20f.); Sabean עלית DHMEpigr. Denkm. 27); — chamber on roof, cool and secluded: absolute ׳ע Judges 3:23,24,25 (compare NesMarg. 13), 1 Kings 17:19,23; 2 Kings 4:11; construct עֲלִיַּת הַמְּקֵרָה Judges 3:20, קִֿיר׳ע 2 Kings 4:10 roof-chamber with walls (permanent); הַשַּׁעַר ׳ע 2 Samuel 19:1, i.e. over the gateway; הַמִּנָּה ׳ע Nehemiah 3:31,32 i.e. at a corner of the wall; אָחָז ׳ע 2 Kings 23:12 (probably built by A.); suffix עֲלִיָּתוֺ 2 Kings 1:2 (belonging to Ahaziah); — 2 Chronicles 9:4 read עֹלֹתָיו (compare "" 1 Kings 10:5); plural absolute עֲלִיּוֺת מְרֻוָּחִים Jeremiah 22:14 spacious roof-chambers; in Solomon's temple according to 2 Chronicles 3:9, so suffix עֲלִיּתָיו 1 Chronicles 28:11; more Generally עֲלִיּוֺתָיו Jeremiah 22:13; ׳י's chambers in sky Psalm 104:3, containing rain, Psalm 104:13.

ascent, upper chamber, going up, loft, parlor

Feminine from alah; something lofty, i.e. A stair-way; also a second-story room (or even one on the roof); figuratively, the sky -- ascent, (upper) chamber, going up, loft, parlour.

see HEBREW alah

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