BDB6654 [H6419]

[פָּלַל]84 verb probably intervene, interpose (hence both arbitrate, judge, and intercede, pray, compare Dr1Sam 2:25; Late Hebrew פלל (rare), נתפלל, pray, פִּילּוּל act of prayer, פְּלִילָה judicial matter; — otherwise WeHeid. (2), 126 who conjectures derivation for הִתְפַּלֵּל from Arabic notch edge (of sword, etc.), i.e. cut one-self in worship); —

Pi`el mediate, judge: Perfect 3 masculine singular consecutive, arbitrate, suffix וּפִלְלוֺ 1Sam 2:25 (but read probably 3 plural וּפִלְלוּ We Dr and others, word-play with ׳יִתְפ following); 2 feminine singular פִּלַּלְתְּ Ezek 16:52 mediate for (ל person) namely, through thine own sins; 1 singular פִּלָּ֑לְתִּי Gen 48:11 (E; possibly denominative from פליל) I did not judge (have the opinion, expect) to see, etc.; Imperfect 3 masculine singular וַיְפַלֵּל Ps 106:30 (absolute) he interposed (by slaying offender). Hithpa`el80 Perfect 3 masculine singular הִתְפַּלֵּל 1Kgs 8:42 1 singular הִתְפַּלָּ֑לְתִּי 1Sam 1:27, etc.; Imperfect יִתְפַּלֵּל Ps 32:6 +; יִתְפַּלֶּלֿ 1Sam 2:25 1 singular אֶתְאֶתְפּלָּ֑ל Ps 5:3, etc.;Imperative הִתְפַּלֵּל Num 21:7 +, etc.; Infinitive construct הִתְפַּלֵּל Ezek 10:1 +, etc.; Participle מִתְפַּלֵּל Jer 42:4 +, etc.; —
1. specifically intercede (with ׳י), with בעד, on behalf of Gen 20:7; Num 21:7 (E) Deut 9:20; 1Sam 12:23 + 6 t.; with לִ, 1Sam 2:25 אֶליֿהוה Num 11:2; Num 21:7 (JE) Deut 9:26 with בעד + אליֿהוה 1Sam 7:5; Jer 29:7 + 4 t.; אלהֿאלהים Gen 20:17 (E); with על for 2Chr 30:18; Job 42:8 (late).
2. generally pray, with אֶל, unto idol Isa 44:17; Isa 45:20 unto Israel vIsa 45:14 ׳בוֺא אלמֿקדשׁ להתפ Isa 16:12.
3. pray (to ׳י), absolute 1Kgs 8:33; 2Kgs 6:17; Ezra 10:1; Dan 9:20; 2Chr 6:24; 2Chr 7:1; 2Chr 7:14, with ׳אֶליֿ 1Sam 1:26; 1Sam 8:6; 2Kgs 4:33; 2Kgs 6:18; 2Kgs 20:2 = Isa 38:2 = 2Chr 32:24, + 10 t.; ׳תפלה אֶליֿ ׳הִתְפ 2Sam 7:27; 1Kgs 8:54 על יהוה 1Sam 1:10 (readאֶל); לִפְנֵי 1Sam 1:12; 1Kgs 8:28 + 5t.; with לְ Dan 9:4 with אֶל of thing prayed for 1Sam 1:27 with אֶל against 2Kgs 19:20 = Isa 37:21(read עַל); עַלזֹֿאת because of this 2Chr 32:20; Ps 32:6 with אֶל location: אֶלֿ הַמָּקוֺם 1Kgs 8:29; 1Kgs 8:30; 1Kgs 8:35 = 2Chr 6:20; 2Chr 6:21; 2Chr 6:26 אֶלהַֿבַּית 1Kgs 8:42 = 2Chr 6:32 with accusative דֶּרֶךְ הָעִיר 1Kgs 8:44 = 2Chr 6:34 דֶּרֶךְ אַרְצָם 1Kgs 8:48 = 2Chr 6:38.
4. of poetical, liturgical prayer, absolute 1Sam 2:1, with אֶל Jonah 2:2.


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