Word Summary
segullah: possession, property
Original Word: סְגֻלָּה
Transliteration: segullah
Phonetic Spelling: (seg-ool-law')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: possession, property
Meaning: possession, property
Strong's Concordance
jewel, peculiar treasure, proper good, special

Feminine passive participle of an unused root meaning to shut up; wealth (as closely shut up) -- jewel, peculiar (treasure), proper good, special.


H5459. segullah

סְגֻלָּהnoun feminine possession, property (on formation see BaNB § 95 bii. 1, 168); — absolute ׳סExodus 19:5 5t.; construct סְגֻלַּתEcclesiastes 2:8; suffix סְגֻלָּתוֺPsalm 135:4; —

1 valued property, peculiar treasure, which ׳י‎ has chosen (בחר‎) and taken to himself; always of people of Israel, first Exodus 19:5 (E; ᵐ5λαὸς περιούσιος = Titus 2:14; 1 Peter 2:9 λαὸς εἰς περιποίησιν = περιποίησις Ephesians 1:14 compare BrMP 102; MA 52, 235); then ס ׳עַםDeuteronomy 7:6; 14:2; 26:18; later ׳ס‎ alone, Malachi 3:17; Psalm 135:4.

2 treasure (very late), of kings 1 Chronicles 29:3 (gold and silver), Ecclesiastes 2:8.