8413. Tidal
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Tidal: perhaps a Canaanite king
Original Word: תִּדְעָל
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Tidal
Phonetic Spelling: (tid-awl')
Short Definition: Tidal

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
perhaps a Canaanite king
NASB Translation
Tidal (2).

תִּדְעָל proper name, masculine king allied with Chedorlaomer called מֶלֶךְ גּוֺיִם Genesis 14:1,9; Θαλγα[λ], ᵐ5L Θαργαλ (proper name Tud—ula occurs on late Babylonian tablet, PinchesTrans. Vict. Inst., xxix (1897), 47, 73, SayAcad. Mar. 21, 1896, 242; Hast. DB TIDAL; but identification of person unproven, LW KingHammurabi i (1898), liii HptBall Genesis 14:1 CheEncy. Bib. TIDAL).

תהה (√ of following; meaning dubious: Aramaic תְּהָא is rage, roar (of earth, with reference to Genesis 1:2), of man, bluster; al. compare Arabic go astray, desert waste, but this very doubtful).


Perhaps from dchal; fearfulness; Tidal, a Canaanite -- Tidal.

see HEBREW dchal

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