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lef, levz: Used in three different senses, with reference: (1) To trees (`aleh, "a coming up"), Gen 3:7; 8:11; Lev 26:36 (Tereph); Ezek 17:9; phullon. Figuratively (a) of spiritual blessings (Ezek 47:12; compare Rev 22:2) and prosperity (Ps 1:3); (b) of moral decay (Isa 64:6), and (c) of a formal, empty profession (Mt 21:19). (2) To a book (deleth), Jer 36:23 (margin "columns"; see 36:2); as the parchment was gradually unfolded the successive columns could be read. (3) To doors (tsela`, "side," qela`,"a screen," "hanging"), 1 Ki 6:34. The door of the Holy Place consisted of two halves, but each half had two leaves (compare Ezek 41:24).
M. O. Evans
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'LEAF; LEAVES'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". - ISBE; 1915.

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