7084. Qeilah
Lexical Summary
Qeilah: a city in Judah
Original Word: קְעִילָה
Transliteration: Qeilah
Phonetic Spelling: (keh-ee-law')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: a city in Judah
Meaning: Keilah -- a city in Judah
Strong's Concordance

Perhaps from qala' in the sense of inclosing; citadel; Keilah, a place in Palestine -- Keilah.

see HEBREW qala'


H7084. Qeilah

קְעִילָה18 proper name, of a location Κεειλα: in Judah, toward Philistines, ׳ק1 Samuel 23:1 13t. 23 (קְעִלָה‎, 23:3.13); Joshua 15:44 (P), compare 2 Chronicles 4:19 (genealogical scheme); post-exilic קְעִילָךְ מֶּלֶחNehemiah 3:17-18, modern Kîl¹, approximately 8 miles northwest from Hebron, GASmGeogr. 230 BuhlGeogr. 193; clause Tel Amarna †ilti WklNo. 165, 11, 18, etc.

קעקע‎ (√ of following; Late Hebrew קִעְקַע‎ usually pull, tear (or cut) down, off, LevyNHWB Ecclus 10:15 (compare FräZAW xxi (1901), 192); also, as to Leviticus 19:28, incise, apparently reduplicated from a √ קוע‎ (Thes) or קעע‎).


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