H5953 עלל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to effect thoroughly; specifically to glean (also figuratively); by implication (in a bad sense) to overdo, that is, maltreat, be saucy to, pain, impose (also literally)

KJV Usage: abuse, affect, X child, defile, do, glean, mock, practise, throughly, work (wonderfully).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to act severely, deal with severely, make a fool of someone
a. (Poel) to act severely
b. (Poal) to be severely dealt with
c. (Hithpael) to busy oneself, divert oneself, deal wantonly, deal ruthlessly, abuse (by thrusting through)
d. (Hithpoel) to practise practices, thrust forth (in wickedness)
2. (Poel) to glean
3. (Poel) to act or play the child
4. (Poel) to insert, thrust, thrust in, thrust upon
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1627,1627b,1628
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5953 עלל is used in the Bible

20 occurrences of H5953 עלל

Exodus 10:2 what things I have wrought
Leviticus 19:10 And thou shalt not glean
Numbers 22:29 Because thou hast mocked
Deuteronomy 24:21 thou shalt not glean
Judges 19:25 her, and abused
Judges 20:45 and they gleaned
1 Samuel 6:6 when he had wrought wonderfully
1 Samuel 31:4 and abuse
1 Chronicles 10:4 and abuse
Job 16:15 and defiled
Psalms 141:4 to practise
Isaiah 3:12 children
Jeremiah 6:9 They shall thoroughly
Jeremiah 6:9 glean
Jeremiah 38:19 and they mock
Lamentations 1:12 which hath fallen
Lamentations 1:22 thee; and do
Lamentations 1:22 to them, as thou hast done
Lamentations 2:20 to whom thou hast done
Lamentations 3:51 affecteth

Distinct usage

2 and abuse
1 what things I have wrought
1 Because thou hast mocked
1 her, and abused
1 and they gleaned
1 when he had wrought wonderfully
1 and defiled
1 affecteth
1 children
1 And thou shalt not glean
1 thou shalt not glean
1 to practise
1 thee; and do
1 to them, as thou hast done
1 which hath fallen
1 They shall thoroughly
1 glean
1 and they mock
1 to whom thou hast done

Corresponding Greek Words

alal G1531 eis poreuomai
alal G2064 erchomai
alal hithpa. G1702 em paizo
alal po. G1096 ginomai

Related words


H4611 מעלל ma‛ălâl
From H5953; an act (good or bad)

KJV Usage: doing, endeavour, invention, work.

H5923 עול על ‛ôl ‛ôl
עול על
‛ôl ‛ôl
ole, ole
From H5953; a yoke (as imposed on the neck), literally or figuratively

KJV Usage: yoke.

H5948 עליל ‛ălı̂yl
From H5953 in the sense of completing; probably a crucible (as working over the metal)

KJV Usage: furnace.

H5949 עללה עלילה ‛ălı̂ylâh ‛ălilâh
עללה עלילה
‛ălı̂ylâh ‛ălilâh
al-ee-law', al-ee-law'
From H5953 in the sense of effecting; an exploit (of God), or a performance (of man, often in a bad sense); by implication an opportunity

KJV Usage: act (-ion), deed, doing, invention, occasion, work.

H5954 עלל ‛ălal
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5953 (in the sense of thrusting oneself in), to enter; causatively to introduce

KJV Usage: bring in, come in, go in.

H5955 עללה ‛ôlêlâh
Feminine active participle of H5953; only in plural gleanings; by extension gleaning time

KJV Usage: (gleaning) (of the) grapes,grapegleanings.

H8586 תּעלוּל ta‛ălûl
From H5953; caprice (as a fit coming on), that is, vexation; concretely a tyrant

KJV Usage: babe, delusion.