צלל

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
צ־ל־ל

Verb[edit]

צָלַל (tsalál) (pa'al construction)

  1. to dive (to swim under water, to descend sharply or steeply)
    • Exodus 15:10, with translation of the New International Version:
      נָשַׁפְתָּ בְרוּחֲךָ כִּסָּמֹו יָם צָֽלֲלוּ כַּֽעֹופֶרֶת בְּמַיִם אַדִּירִֽים׃‏
      [But] you blew with your breath, and the sea covered them. They sank like lead in the mighty waters.