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Headword: *qala/
Adler number: theta,4
Translated headword: moat, trench
Vetting Status: high
"And he filled the moat with water."
Greek Original:
*qala/: kai\ th\n qala\ e)plh/rwsen u(/datos.
1 Kingdoms 18:35 LXX (Elijah builds an altar with a trench or moat round it).
The spelling is qaala there (three times: see also chs. 32 & 38). The noun appears with no accent, as being a foreign word.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion; science and technology
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 12 December 1999@14:39:15.
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David Whitehead (augmented note) on 28 May 2001@07:09:38.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 21 January 2008@09:31:41.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 20 June 2011@06:22:13.
Catharine Roth (deleted link) on 20 June 2011@12:48:14.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 29 December 2012@22:05:25.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 29 December 2012@22:13:32.
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