Word Summary
sheleg: snow
Original Word: שֶׁלֶג
Transliteration: sheleg
Phonetic Spelling: (sheh'-leg)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: snow
Meaning: snow
Strong's Concordance

From shalag; snow (probably from its whiteness) -- snow(-y).

see HEBREW shalag


H7950. sheleg

שֶׁלֶ֫גnoun masculineIsaiah 55:10 snow; — absolute ׳שׁ1:18 +, שָׁ֑לֶגExodus 4:6 +; construct שֶׁ֫לֶגJeremiah 18:14; — snow, 2 Samuel 23:20 (הַשּׁ ׳יוֺם‎) = 1 Chronicles 11:22; Job 6:16; 37:6 ("" מָטָר גֶּשֶׁם‎) Psalm 147:16; 148:8 ( + קִיטוֺר בָּרָד, אֵשׁ,‎); שׁ ׳מֵימֵיJob 24:19, compare 9:30 Qr (בְּמֵי‎, < Qr בְּמוֺ‎ De Di Bu and others, snow as purifying; see also [מַי‎]; in poetry שׁ ׳אִצְרוֺת38:22 ("" ׳א בָּרָד‎); symbolic of cold Proverbs 31:21; as moistening, fertilizing Isaiah 55:10 ("" גֶּשֶׁם‎); on mountains, figurative of normal habit, ׳שׁ לְבָנוֺןJeremiah 18:14; simile of whiteness, of leprosy Exodus 4:6 (J), Numbers 12:10(E), 2 Kings 5:27; with מִן‎ comp,, of fair skin Lamentations 4:7 ("" חָלָב‎); simile of sins, ׳כַּשּׁ יַלְבִּינוּIsaiah 1:18, compare Psalm 51:9 (מִן‎ compare); simile of refreshment Proverbs 25:13 (drink cooled by snow, see references in DeToy), of the unfitting ׳כַּשּׁ בַּקַיִץ26:1 ("" מָטָר‎). — On snow in Palestine see NicolHast. DB SNOW.

תְּלַגnoun [masculine] snow (ᵑ7‎ Syriac; Biblical Hebrew שֶׁלֶג‎); — absolute ׳תDaniel 7:9 (simile).