Word Summary
qala': to sling, hurl forth
Original Word: קָלַע
Transliteration: qala'
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-lah')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to sling, hurl forth
Meaning: to sling, hurl forth
Strong's Concordance
carve, sling out

A primitive root: to sling: also to carve (as if a circular motion, or into light forms) -- carve, sling (out).


H7049. qala

' I. [קָלַע‎] verb sling, hurl forth (Thes compare Arabic sit insecurely (see also Frä224, Socin in BuhlLex 13), waver, whence sail (loan-word Fräl.c.), Jewish-Aramaic קַלְעָאid., Biblical Hebrew Late Hebrew קֶלַעcurtain; thence hurl, sling; but this perhaps denominative (Socl.c.) from loosened clod, compare Syriac id. (Nö in Fräl.c.); Arabic sling, Eth : id.; קְלַע ᵑ7‎ verb sling, Syriac noun sling); —

Qal Participle אֶלֿ בָּאֶבֶן קֹלֵעַJudges 20:16 one slinging (with) a stone at a hair; ׳קוֺ‎ with accusative of person Jeremiah 10:18 I will sling forth the inhabitants.

Pi`el Imperfect3masculine singular וַיִקַלַּע1 Samuel 17:49 and he slang (that is, the stone); suffix יְקַלְּעֶנָּה25:29 he shall sling away (life of enemy).

II. קָלַעverb carve; —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ק‎: with 2 accusative, carve walls with, 1 Kings 6:29; with accusative of congnate meaning with verb + עַל6:32; with accusative of thing carved 6:35.