H481 אלם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number


אלם
'âlam
aw-lam'
A primitive root; to tie fast; hence (of the mouth) to be tongue tied

KJV Usage: bind, be dumb, put to silence.


Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

BDB491

אלם

1. to bind
a. (Niphal)
1. to be dumb
2. to be bound
b. (Piel) binding (part.)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 102
Parts of Speech: Verb

TBESH:
אָלַם
a.lam
H:V
be dumb
1) to bind
1a) (Niphal)
1a1) to be dumb
1a2) to be bound
1b) (Piel) binding (part.)

View how H481 אלם is used in the Bible

9 occurrences of H481 אלם

Genesis 37:7 For, behold, we were binding
Psalms 31:18 be put to silence;
Psalms 39:2 I was dumb
Psalms 39:9 I was dumb,
Isaiah 53:7 is dumb,
Ezekiel 3:26 that thou shalt be dumb,
Ezekiel 24:27 and be no more dumb:
Ezekiel 33:22 and I was no more dumb.
Daniel 10:15 and I became dumb.

Distinct usage

1 be put to silence;
1 I was dumb
1 I was dumb,
1 that thou shalt be dumb,
1 and be no more dumb:
1 and I became dumb.
1 For, behold, we were binding
1 is dumb,
1 and I was no more dumb.

Corresponding Greek Words

alam pi. G1195 desmeuo


Related words

H481

H197 אלם אוּלם 'ûlâm 'ûlâm
אלם אוּלם
'ûlâm 'ûlâm
oo-lawm', oo-lawm'
From H481 (in the sense of tying); a vestibule (as bound to the building)

KJV Usage: porch.


H198 אוּלם 'ûlâm
אוּלם
'ûlâm
oo-lawm'
Apparently from H481 (in the sense of dumbness); solitary; Ulam, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Ulam.


H482 אלם 'êlem
אלם
'êlem
ay'-lem
From H481; silence (that is, mute justice)

KJV Usage: congregation.

Compare H3128.

H483 אלּם 'illêm
אלּם
'illêm
il-lame'
From H481; speechless

KJV Usage: dumb (man).


H485 אלם אלמּה 'ălûmmâh 'âlûm
אלם אלמּה
'ălûmmâh 'âlûm
al-oom-maw', aw-loom'
Second form is masculine form; passive participle of H481; something bound; a sheaf

KJV Usage: sheaf.


H488 אלמן 'almân
אלמן
'almân
al-mawn'
Prolonged from H481 in the sense of bereavement; discarded (as a divorced person)

KJV Usage: forsaken.


H489 אלמן 'almôn
אלמן
'almôn
al-mone'
From H481 as in H488; bereavement

KJV Usage: widowhood.