Word Summary
maaleh: an ascent
Original Word: מַעֲלֶה
Transliteration: maaleh
Phonetic Spelling: (mah-al-eh')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: an ascent
Meaning: an elevation, acclivity, platform, a rise, priority
Strong's Concordance
ascent, cliff, going up, hill, mounting up,

From alah; an elevation, i.e. (concretely) acclivity or platform; abstractly (the relation or state) a rise or (figuratively) priority -- ascent, before, chiefest, cliff, that goeth up, going up, hill, mounting up, stairs.

see HEBREW alah


H4608. maaleh

מַעֲלֶה19 noun masculineIsaiah 15:5 ascent; — ׳מNehemiah 12:37; construct מַעֲלֵהJoshua 10:10 14t.; מַעֲלָו֯Ezekiel 40:31, 34, 37;

1 ascent of hill or mountain: to a city 1 Samuel 9:11, to the royal sepulchers (in Jerusalem) 2 Chronicles 32:33; ׳מִ הַזֵּיתִית2 Samuel 15:30 (see זַיִת

3); ׳מ עַקְרַבִּים‎ = Srorpion-pass, on southern border of Palestine, Judges 1:36; Numbers 36:4; Joshua 15:3 (both P), i.e. probably the Na‡b eƒ-ƒafâ southwest from Dead Sea BuhlGeogr. 16. 66 Di and GFM on the passage, and references; often defined by proper name, of a location: ׳מ אֲדֻמִים15:7; 18:17, south of valley of Achor, between Jerusalem and Jericho, compare modern Tel`at ed-dâm BuhlGeogr. 98.; see also חוֺרֹן בֵּית‎ I. גּוּר‎, II. לוּחִית חֶרֶס,‎, II. ציץ‎.

2 of stairs Ezekiel 40:31, 34, 37; to a wall Nehemiah 12:27; הַלִּוִיִּם מַעֵלֵה9:4. p.111, 158, 357, 532, 851