Word Summary
alaph: to learn
Original Word: אָלַף
Transliteration: alaph
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-lof')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to learn
Meaning: to learn
Strong's Concordance
learn, teach, utter

A primitive root, to associate with; hence, to learn (and causatively to teach) -- learn, teach, utter.


H502. alaph

I. [אָלַף‎] verb learn (Arabic keep, cleave to, become familiar with; Aramaic אֲלַף‎, , learn, , Pa teach).

Qal Imperfect2masculine singular אֹרְחֹתָו֯ תֶּאֱלַףProverbs 22:25;

Pi`el teach, followed by accusative מִּיךָ יְאַלֵּףJob 15:5 (subject עֲוֺנְךָ‎); so Participle מַלְּפֵנוּ‎ (for ׳מְאַלְּ‎ Sta§ lll, 31, 388 Ge:§ 68 fin., compare Ew§ 73 b) 35:11; followed by 2accusative חָכְמָה אֲאַלֶּפְךָ33:33.