H5549 סלל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to mound up (especially a turnpike); figuratively to exalt; reflexively to oppose (as by a dam)

KJV Usage: cast up, exalt (self), extol, make plain, raise up.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to lift up, cast up, exalt
a. (Qal)
1. to cast up a highway
2. to cast up a way
3. to lift up (of song)
b. (Pilpel) to exalt, esteem highly, prize
c. (Hithpoel) to exalt oneself
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1506
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5549 סלל is used in the Bible

10 occurrences of H5549 סלל

Exodus 9:17
Job 19:12
Job 30:12
Psalms 68:4
Proverbs 4:8
Proverbs 15:19
Isaiah 57:14
Isaiah 62:10
Jeremiah 18:15
Jeremiah 50:26

Corresponding Greek Words

salal see G2045 epaunao (ereunan)
salal G3596 hodo poieo