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'al   ( על )
Pronounced: al
Brown-Driver-Brigg's and Strong's Number 5921
על־   With Maqqeph the Hebrew Hyphen    ( ־ ) Dictionary

  1. on,
  2. upon,
  3. above,
  4. over,
  5. about,
  6. on top, atop, of,
  7. onto,
  8. at

Brown-Driver-Brigg's Number 5921
Similar to Number 5920 except used as a preposition

1) upon, on the ground of, according to, on account of, on behalf of, concerning, beside, in addition to, together with, beyond, above, over, by, on to, towards, to, against

1a) When used as a preposition:

  1. upon,
  2. on the ground of,
  3. on the basis of,
  4. on account of,
  5. because of,
  6. therefore,
  7. on behalf of,
  8. for the sake of,
  9. for,
  10. with,
  11. in spite of,
  12. notwithstanding,
  13. concerning,
  14. in the matter of,
  15. as regards

1b)    above, beyond, over (of excess)
1c)    above, over (of elevation or pre-eminence)
1d)    upon, to, over to, unto, in addition to, together with, with (of addition)
1e)    over (of suspension or extension)
1f)    by, adjoining, next, at, over, around (of contiguity or proximity)
1g)    down upon, upon, on, from, up upon, up to, towards, over towards, to, against (with verbs of motion)
1h)    to (as a dative)

2)     because that, because, notwithstanding, although (conjunction)

Strong's Concordance Number 5921
Properly the same as Hebrew word number 5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following);

  1. above, over, upon,
  2. or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect)
  3. in a great variety of applications: - above,
  4. according to (-ly),
  5. after, (as) against, among, and, X as, at,
  6. because of,
  7. beside (the rest of),
  8. between, beyond the time, X both and, by (reason of), X
  9. had the charge of,
  10. concerning for,
  11. in (that),
  12. (forth, out) of,
  13. (from) (off),
  14. (up-) on, over, than, through (-out),
  15. to,
  16. touching, X with.

Examine Use of the Hebrew Hyphen Maqqeph.

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