Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Pining sickness, properly, something dangling, i.e., a loose thread or hair

Hebrew: דַּלָּה, dallâ (H1803)

8 King James Bible Verses

Here are hair, pining sickness, poor and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word דַּלָּה mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H1803

Hebrew Base Word: דַּלָּה

Part of speech: Noun Feminine

Usage: Hair, pining sickness, poor(-est sort)

Definition: Properly, something dangling, i.e., a loose thread or hair; figuratively, indigent.

Detailed definition:

  1. Hair, threads, thrum (threads of warp hanging in loom).
  2. Poor (usually coll of helpless people), poorest.

Derived terms: From H1802.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: d̪ɑlˈlɔː
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: dɑˈlɑː
  3. Transliteration: dallâ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: dahl-LAW
  5. Modern Pronunciation: da-LA

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