oklah: food, eatingOriginal Word: אָכְלָהTransliteration:
(ok-law')Part of Speech:
Noun FeminineShort Definition:
consume, devour, eat, food, meat
Feminine of 'Ukal; food -- consume, devour, eat, food, meat.
see HEBREW 'Ukal
אָכְלָה17 noun feminine food, eating (with some verbal force, compare DrJPh xi. 217) only P, & Ezekiel; always לְאָכְלָה,
1 especially in phrase like לְאָ יִהְיֶה ׳לָכֶם Genesis 1:29; 6:21; 9:3; Leviticus 11:39; so 25:6 לְאָבְלָה לָכֶם הָאָרֶץ שַׁבַּת וְהָיְתָה compare לְא ׳נָתַן Genesis 1:30; Exodus 16:15.
2 devouring, by wild beasts, only figurative of ravaged people Ezekiel 29:5; 34:5, 8, 10; 39:4, compare 35:12.
3 consumimg, in fire Ezekiel 15:4, 6, of fire-sacrifice of children 23:37; figurative of judgment of ׳י Ezekiel 21:37; (compare also infinitive of אָכַל).