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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #03917 - לִילִית

Transliteration
lı̂ylı̂yth
Phonetics
lee-leeth'  
Word Origin
from (03915)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
1112
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) “Lilith”, name of a female goddess known as a night demon who haunts the desolate places of Edom

1a) might be a nocturnal animal that inhabits desolate places

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (28) HCS (1)
Isaiah 1
Genesis 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 2
Psalms 2
Proverbs 17
Isaiah 4
Hosea 1
Isaiah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfs 1
n-cfs 1
n-cfs 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1265) ll (לל LL) AC: Howl CO: Night AB: ?: When the night comes, the night sky is rolled out like a scroll. When daylight comes, the night sky is rolled up like a scroll. (eng: yell)

E) all (ללא LLA) AC: ? CO: Loop AB: ?

of1 ) ealfl (לולאה LWLAH) - Loop: KJV (13): loop - Strongs: H3924 (לֻלָאוֹת)

J) lfl (לול LWL) AC: ? CO: Staircase AB: ?: A spiral set of steps.

Nm) lfl (לול LWL) - Staircase: KJV (1): winding stair - Strongs: H3883 (לוּל)

L) lli (ילל YLL) AC: Howl CO: ? AB: ?: The sound of the wolf, a night predator.

V) lli (ילל YLL) - Howl: KJV (31): (vf: Hiphil) howl, howling - Strongs: H3213 (יָלַל)

Nm) lli (ילל YLL) - Howling: KJV (1): howling - Strongs: H3214 (יְלֵל)

Nf1) elli (יללה YLLH) - Howling: KJV (5): howling - Strongs: H3215 (יְלָלָה)

im) llft (תולל TWLL) - Tormentor: KJV (1): waste - Strongs: H8437 (תּוֹלָל)

M) lil (ליל LYL) AC: ? CO: Night AB: ?

Nm ) lil (ליל LYL) - Night: KJV (233): night, season, midnight - Strongs: H3915 (לֵיל)

Nf4) tilil (לילית LYLYT) - Owl: A night creature. KJV (1): screech owl - Strongs: H3917 (לִילִית)

ff1) ilil (לילי LYLY) - Night: [Aramaic only] KJV (5): night - Strongs: H3916 (לֵילֵי)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 לִילִית noun feminine Lilith (Milton Che night-hag), name of a female night-demon haunting desolate Edom; probably borrowed from Babylonian, Isaiah 34:14 (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian lilîtu, Dl HWB 377; Syriac PS1951; on the development of legends of Lilith in later Judaism, see Bux Lex. Talmud., under the word Che on the passage Grünbaum ZMG xxxi.1877,250f. — Connexion with לילה perhaps only apparent, a popular etymology).

לִין see לון.

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לִּילִ֔ית לילית lî·lîṯ liLit lîlîṯ

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