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העלה

HebrewEdit

VerbEdit

הֶעֱלָה (heelá) (hif'íl construction) (transitive)

  1. (He/it) raised, lifted.
    • Genesis 37:28, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיִּמְשְׁכוּ וַיַּעֲלוּ אֶת יוֹסֵף מִן הַבּוֹר
      vayimsh'chú vayaalú et yoséf min habór
      and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit
  2. (He/it) brought from a low place to a high place.
    • Genesis 46:4, with translation of the King James Version:
      אָנֹכִי אֵרֵד עִמְּךָ מִצְרַיְמָה וְאָנֹכִי אַעַלְךָ גַם עָלֹה
      anochí eréd im'chá mitsráyma v'anochí aalchá gam aló
      I will go down with thee into Egypt; and I will also surely bring thee up again
  3. (He/it) offered (an animal sacrifice or the like, to God or the like)
    • Genesis 8:20, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיַּעַל עֹלֹת בַּמִּזְבֵּחַ
      vayáal olót bamizbéach
      and offered burnt offerings on the altar
  4. (He/it) promoted to a higher position.
    • Mishna K'tubot 2:8:
      אין מעלין לכהונה על פי עד אחד
      en maalín lak'huná al pi ed echád
  5. (He/it) resolved, decided.
    • c. 1965, אליעזר יהודה וולדינברג (Eliezer Y'huda Valdinberg), ציץ אליעזר (Tsits Eliezer), volume 8, section 15, chapter 13, paragraph 14, page 129, column 2 [1]:
      ‫וזאת‬ ‫הלכה העלה שאסור לחולה שא״ב סכנה ללכת לרופא‬ ‫כזה ביום ש״ק‬
      v'zot halachá heelá sheasúr l'cholé sheén bo sakaná laléchet l'rofé kazé b'yom shabát kódesh
  6. (He/it) lit (a lamp or the like).
    • Numbers 8:2, with translation of the King James Version:
      בְּהַעֲלֹתְךָ אֶת הַנֵּרֹת
      b'haalot'chá et hanerót
      When thou lightest the lamps

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