Word Summary
tal: night mist, dew
Original Word: טַל
Transliteration: tal
Phonetic Spelling: (tal)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: night mist, dew
Meaning: night mist, dew
Strong's Concordance

From talal; dew (as covering vegetation) -- dew.

see HEBREW talal


H2919. tal

טַלnoun masculineJudges 6:37 night-mist, dew (Late Hebrew טַל‎ dew; Aramaic , טַלָּאdew; Arabic light rain, dew; Ethiopic dew) — ׳ט‎ absolute 1 Samuel 1:21 12t.; טָ֑לJudges 6:13 9t.; construct טַלGenesis 27:28 4t.; suffix טַלֶּ֑ךָIsaiah 26:19, טַלָּםZechariah 8:12; — night-mist, taking place of our dew (see Che Isaiah 18:4 & Psalm 110:3; Lane1862, NeilPal. Explored 129); as coming from the sky and bringing fertility, הַשָּׁמַיִם טַלGenesis 27:28 (God gives it, נתן‎), & 27:39 (+ מֵעָ֑ל‎), compare Deuteronomy 33:28 (heavens distil it, ערף‎), Haggai 1:10; Zechariah 8:12 (heavens give it, נתן‎); in Deuteronomy 33:13 read perhaps מֵעָ֑ל‎ for מִטַּל‎ (see "" Genesis 49:25 and Di); clouds distil it (רעף‎) Proverbs 3:20; followed by עַל‎, it descends (ירד‎) upon the camp Numbers 11:9 (JE); it is upon the ground Judges 6:39-40, compare 2 Samuel 1:21 (+ מָטָר‎); upon the fleece Judges 6:37; is wrung out (מוץ‎) of the fleece 6:38; remains through the night (לון‎) Job 29:19, compare הַטּ ׳שִׁכְבַתthe lying of dew = the dew lying Exodus 16:13-14, (P; it goes up (עלה‎) in morning); it is in drops טָ֑ל אֶגְלֵי הוֺלִיד מִיJob 38:28; covers the head of one out at night Song of Solomon 5:2; it comes (היה‎) by word of prophet 1 Kings 17:1 (+ מָטָר‎); simile of stealthy approach עַלהָֿאֲדָמָה הַטַּל יִמֹּל כַּאֲשֶׁר2 Samuel 17:12; simile denoting welcome and Gentle refreshment, of speech, which distils (נזל‎) like it Deuteronomy 32:2 (poem; "" רְבִיבִים שְׂעִירִים,‎); of fraternal unity חֶרְמוֺן כְּטַלPsalm 133:3 (על ירד‎); of king's favour Proverbs 19:12 (על‎); of ׳י‎s kindness Hosea 14:6; טַל כְּעָבIsaiah 18:4 like a mist-cloud, of ׳י‎s quiet watching; of Jacob's influence among nations Micah 5:6 (׳ט י ׳מֵאֵת‎; "" רְבִיבִים‎); טַלֶּ֑ךָ אוֺרֹת טַלIsaiah 26:19 a dew of light is thy dew (see I. אוֺרָה‎, p. 21:b above and BaudStud. Semitic Rel. ii. 264 f.); as transitory, הֹלֵךְ מַשְׁכִּים כַּטַּלHosea 6:4 like the dew early departing, so 13:3 (both "" עַנַןבֹּֿקֶר‎); figurative of young warriors of king established by ׳י‎, with flashing weapons, like dewdrops יַלְדֻתֶ֑ךָ טַלPsalm 110:3.

טַלnoun [masculine] dew (see Biblical Hebrew I. טלל‎); — construct שְׁמַיָא טַלDaniel 4:12; 4:20; 4:22; 4:30; 5:31.