H505 אלף - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Properly the same as H504; hence (an ox’s head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand

KJV Usage: thousand.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. a thousand
a. as numeral
2. a thousand, company
a. as a company of men under one leader, troops
Origin: prop, the same as H504
TWOT: 109a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) a thousand
1a) as numeral
2) a thousand, company
2a) as a company of men under one leader, troops

View how H505 אלף is used in the Bible

First 30 of 500 occurrences of H505 אלף

Genesis 20:16 a thousand
Genesis 24:60 the mother of thousands
Exodus 12:37 thousand
Exodus 18:21 of thousands,
Exodus 18:25 of thousands,
Exodus 20:6 to thousands
Exodus 32:28 thousand
Exodus 34:7 for thousands,
Exodus 38:25 and a thousand
Exodus 38:26 thousand
Exodus 38:26 thousand
Exodus 38:28 And of the thousand
Exodus 38:29 and two thousand
Numbers 1:16 of thousands
Numbers 1:21 thousand
Numbers 1:23 thousand
Numbers 1:25 thousand
Numbers 1:27 thousand
Numbers 1:29 thousand
Numbers 1:31 thousand
Numbers 1:33 thousand
Numbers 1:35 thousand
Numbers 1:37 thousand
Numbers 1:39 thousand
Numbers 1:41 thousand
Numbers 1:43 thousand
Numbers 1:46 thousand
Numbers 1:46 thousand
Numbers 2:4 thousand
Numbers 2:6 thousand

Distinct usage

272 thousand
37 a thousand
33 thousand.
16 thousand,
12 two thousand
8 and a thousand
7 of thousands
6 thousand:
5 of thousands,
5 and two thousand
5 a thousand,
5 over thousands,
4 of the thousands
4 thousand;
3 to a thousand
3 his thousands,
2 to thousands
2 were two thousand
2 among the thousands
2 the eleven hundred
2 from him a thousand
2 and he had a thousand
2 were two thousand
2 thee two thousand
1 the mother of thousands
1 And of the thousand
1 weighed two thousand
1 thousands
1 out of the thousands
1 who were over thousands
1 make you a thousand
1 between you and it, about two thousand
1 a thousand:
1 was a thousand
1 also, about a thousand
1 of us eleven hundred
1 of a thousand,
1 of which two thousand
1 of their thousand,
1 thousands:
1 him out throughout all the thousands
1 and by thousands:
1 and by thousands.
1 were a thousand
1 two thousand,
1 over a thousand.
1 were a million
1 and a million
1 over thousands
1 even a thousand
1 and a thousand
1 With twelve hundred
1 of a million,
1 of thousands;
1 a thousand.
1 and one thousand
1 of a thousand
1 time out of a thousand.
1 among a thousand,
1 than a thousand.

Corresponding Greek Words

eleph G5505 chilias

Related words


H503 אלף 'âlaph
Denominative from H505; causatively to make a thousandfold

KJV Usage: bring forth thousands.

H506 אלף אלף 'ălaph 'eleph
אלף אלף
'ălaph 'eleph
al-af', eh'-lef
(Chaldee); corresponding to H505

KJV Usage: thousand.

H507 אלף 'eleph
The same as H505; Eleph, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Eleph.

H504 אלף 'eleph

From H502; a family; also (from the sense of yoking or taming) an ox or cow

KJV Usage: family, kine, oxen.