Word Summary
shelach: a missile, weapon, sprout
Original Word: שֶׁלַח
Transliteration: shelach
Phonetic Spelling: (sheh'-lakh)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a missile, weapon, sprout
Meaning: a missile of attack, spear, a shoot of growth, branch
Strong's Concordance
dart, plant, put off, sword, weapon

From shalach; a missile of attack, i.e. Spear; also (figuratively) a shoot of growth; i.e. Branch -- dart, plant, X put off, sword, weapon.

see HEBREW shalach


H7973. shelach

I. שֶׁ֫לַחnoun [masculine] missile, weapon, sprout (late); — absolute ׳שׁJoel 2:8 +, שָׁ֑לַחNehemiah 4:11; Job 33:18, suffix שִׁלְחוֺNehemiah 4:17; plural שְׁלָחִים2 Chronicles 23:10, etc.; —

1 missile, weapon, Nehemiah 4:11 and 4:17 (where הַמַּיִם‎ corrupt; read probably בִּימִינוֺ‎ or בְּיָדוֺ‎; see Ryle BeRy Berthol), 2 Chronicles 23:10 (distinguished from מָנֵן חֲנִית,‎); collective 32:5 and בַּשׁ ׳עָבַרJob 33:18; 36:12 (perish by or < rush upon [and perish]), Joel 2:8 (see בְּעַד‎).

2 sprout, shoot (compare [שְׁלוּחָה‎], and √ Psalm 80:12; Jeremiah 17:8), מַּרְדֵּס שְׁלָחַיִךְSong of Solomon 4:13 (figurative; meaning ? PerlesAnal. 63 proposes לְחָיָיִךְ שְׁנֵיthy two cheeks); + probably Ezekiel 31:5 (read בִּשְׁלָחָיו‎ Co Toy and others, or בְּשִׁלְחֵי‎ [with 31:6] Krae).