Word Summary
talah: to hang
Original Word: תָּלָה
Transliteration: talah
Phonetic Spelling: (taw-law')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to hang
Meaning: to suspend
Strong's Concordance
hang up

A primitive root; to suspend (especially to gibbet) -- hang (up).


H8518. talah

תָּלָהverb hang (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian Pi`el tullû, hang up; Arabic let down, dangle (a rope, etc.); Aramaic תְּלָא‎, hang; perhaps Old Aramaic תלהid., Lzb386; Ethiopic in derived sense, be devoted, addicted, to); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳תGenesis 40:22 +; 2 masculine singular וְתָלִ֫יתָDeuteronomy 21:22 consecutive; 3 plural תָּלוּEsther 8:7; 9:14 suffix תלום2 Samuel 21:12 Kt (Qr see תלא‎), etc.; Imperfect3masculine singular suffix וַיִּתְלֵםJoshua 10:26, etc.; Imperative masculine plural suffix תְּלֻהוּEsther 7:9; Infinitive construct לִתְלוֺתEzekiel 15:3; Esther 6:4; Participle active תֹּלֶהJob 26:7; passive תָּלוּיDeuteronomy 31:23 2t., plural תְּלוּיִםJoshua 10:26; — hang:

1 hang up any object: accusative of hands and feet of slain, + עַלהַֿבְּרֵכָה2 Samuel 4:12; תָּלוּי‎ of Absalom בָּאֵלָהin the terebinth 18:10; ׳ת‎ with accusative of thing, + עַלIsaiah 22:24; Ezekiel 15:3; Song of Solomon 4:4; Psalm 137:2; subject ׳ת עַלבְּֿלִימָה אֶרֶץ ׳י,Job 26:7.

2 specifically put to death by hanging, with accusative of person Genesis 40:22; 41:13 (both E), 2 Samuel 21:12 (compare תלא‎), Esther 9:14; absolute תָּלוּיDeuteronomy 21:23 one hanged; accusative of person + עַלעֵֿץGenesis 40:19 (E), Deuteronomy 21:22; Joshua 8:29; 10:26 (twice in verse) (all J E), Esther 5:14; 6:4; 7:9-10, 8:7; 9:13, 25.

Niph`al Perfect3plural נִתְלוּ בְּיָדָם שָׂרִיםLamentations 5:12 princes have been hung up by their hands; Imperfect3masculine plural עַלעֵֿץ וַיִּתָּלוּEsther 2:23 they were hanged on a tree; + 3 masculine singular with apocope וַיִּתָּל2 Samuel 18:9 (for וַיּתַֻּן‎ see נתןHoph`al).

Pi`el hang up for display, with accusative of thing: Perfect3plural תִּלּוּEzekiel 27:10 (ב‎ location), 27:11 (עַלאחוֺמוֺתַיִךְ‎).