ילפת

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear;[1] in the qaTTéleth construction.

Noun[edit]

יַלֶּפֶת (yaléfetf (plural indefinite form יַלָּפוֹת, singular construct form יַלֶּפֶת־)‎[1]

  1. A skin disease mentioned in Leviticus.
    • a. 400 BCE, Leviticus 21:20:
      אוֹ־גִבֵּן אוֹ־דַק אוֹ תְּבַלֻּל בְּעֵינוֹ אוֹ גָרָב אוֹ יַלֶּפֶת אוֹ מְרוֹחַ אָשֶׁךְ׃
      o-gibén o-dák o t'valúl b'einó o garáv o yaléfet o m'róakh áshekh.
      Or crookbacked, or a dwarf, or that hath a blemish in his eye, or be scurvy, or scabbed, or hath his stones broken;[2]
    • a. 400 BCE, Leviticus 22:22:
      עַוֶּרֶת אוֹ שָׁבוּר אוֹ־חָרוּץ אוֹ־יַבֶּלֶת אוֹ גָרָב אוֹ יַלֶּפֶת לֹא־תַקְרִיבוּ אֵלֶּה [לַד׳] וְאִשֶּׁה לֹא־תִתְּנוּ מֵהֶם עַל־הַמִּזְבֵּחַ [לַד׳]׃
      avéret o shavúr o-kharútz o-yabélet o garáv o yaléfet lo-takrívu éle [ladoshém] v'ishé lo-titnú meihém al-hamizbéakh [ladoshém].
      Blind, or broken, or maimed, or having a wen, or scurvy, or scabbed, ye shall not offer these [unto G-d], nor make an offering by fire of them upon the altar [unto G-d].[2]

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 יַלֶּפֶת” in Abraham Even-Shoshan (אַבְרָהָם אֶבֶן־שֹׁשָן) et al., הַמִּלּוֹן הֶחָדָשׁ (ha-milón he-khadásh, The New Dictionary), Kiryat-Sefer Ltd. (קִרְיַת־סֵפֶר בְּע״ם)‎ (1984), ISBN 965-17-0084-X, volume 1 of 3 (א to כ), ISBN 965-17-0095-5, page 493.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Authorized King James translation (1611).