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Strong's #3611: keleb (pronounced keh'-leb)

from an unused root means. to yelp, or else to attack; a dog; hence (by euphemism) a male prostitute:--dog.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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keleb

1) dog

1a) dog (literal)

1b) contempt or abasement (figuratively)

1c) of pagan sacrifice

1d) of male cult prostitute (figuratively)

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from an unused root means. to yelp, or else to attack



Usage:

This word is used 32 times:

Exodus 11:7: "of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man"
Exodus 22:31: "that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs."
Deuteronomy 23:18: "the hire of a whore, of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any"
Judges 7:5: "the water with his tongue, as a dog lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one"
1 Samuel 17:43: "unto David, a dog, that thou comest to"
1 Samuel 24:14: "pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea."
2 Samuel 3:8: "of Ish-bosheth, and said, Am I a dog's head, which against Judah do show"
2 Samuel 9:8: "upon such a dead dog as I"
2 Samuel 16:9: "Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king?"
1 Kings 14:11: "Him that dieth of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls"
1 Kings 16:4: "Him that dieth of Baasha in the city shall the dogs and him that dieth of his in the fields shall the fowls"
1 Kings 21:19: "the LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth"
1 Kings 21:19: "the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even"
1 Kings 21:23: "spoke the LORD, The dogs shall eat Jezebel by the wall"
1 Kings 21:24: "Him that dieth of Ahab in the city the dogs and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls"
1 Kings 22:38: "in of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood; and they washed"
2 Kings 8:13: "But what, a dog, that he should do this great"
2 Kings 9:10: " And the dogs shall eat Jezebel in the portion and there shall be none to bury her. And he opened"
2 Kings 9:36: "saying, In the portion of Jezreel shall dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel:"
Job 30:1: "fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock."
Psalms 22:16: "For dogs have compassed me: the assembly have enclosed me: they pierced my hands"
Psalms 22:20: "from the sword; my darling of the dog."
Psalms 59:6: "They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, the city."
Psalms 59:14: "And at evening let them return; and let them make a noise like a dog, the city."
Psalms 68:23: "in the blood and the tongue of thy dogs in the same."
Proverbs 26:11: " As a dog returneth to his vomit, returneth to his folly."
Proverbs 26:17: "strife to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears."
Ecclesiastes 9:4: "hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion."
Isaiah 56:10: "ignorant, dumb dogs, they cannot bark;"
Isaiah 56:11: "Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have and they are shepherds"
Isaiah 66:3: "a man; a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's"
Jeremiah 15:3: "the sword to slay, and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts"









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