Word Summary
sheelah or shelah: request, thing asked for
Original Word: שְׁאֵלָה
Transliteration: sheelah or shelah
Phonetic Spelling: (sheh-ay-law')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: request, thing asked for
Meaning: request, thing asked for
Strong's Concordance
loan, petition, request

Or shelah (1 Samuel 1:17) {shay-law'}; from sha'al; a petition; by implication, a loan -- loan, petition, request.

see HEBREW sha'al


H7596. sheelah

or shelah שְׁאֵלָה‎ [I. שֵׁלָה‎] noun feminine request, thing asked for: — ׳שְׁאJudges 8:24, +; suffix שְׁאֵלָתִּי1 Samuel 1:27 +, שֶׁאֱלָתּיJob 6:8, שְׁאֵלָתֵךְEsther 5:6 +, שֵׁלָתֵךְ1 Samuel 1:17, שֶׁאֱלָתָםPsalm 106:15; —

1 request, petition, Judges 8:24; 1 Kings 2:16, 20 (both accusative of congnate meaning with verb with שָׁאַל‎), Esther 5:6-7, (with נָתַן‎ = grant), 7:2-3, 9:12. This passes easily into

2 thing asked for, 1 Samuel 2:20, with נָתַןEsther 5:8; Psalm 106:15; שׁ ׳תָּבוֺאJob 6:8. — II.שֵׁלָה‎ see below אֶשָׁתָּאֹל‎ proper name, masculine, see above.