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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #03939 - לַעֲנָה

Transliteration
la‛ănâh
Phonetics
lah-an-aw'
Origin
from an unused root supposed to mean to curse
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
1121
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) wormwood

1a) bitterness (metaphorically)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 318 ‑ ἀνάγκη (an‑ang‑kay');  3601 ‑ ὀδύνη (od‑oo'‑nay);  4088 ‑ πικρία (pik‑ree'‑ah);  5521 ‑ χολή (khol‑ay');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (8)
Deuteronomy
1
Proverbs
1
Jeremiah
2
Lamentations
2
Amos
2
NAS (8)
Deuteronomy
1
Proverbs
1
Jeremiah
2
Lamentations
2
Amos
2
HCS (8)
Deuteronomy
1
Proverbs
1
Jeremiah
2
Lamentations
2
Amos
2
BSB (8)
Deuteronomy
1
Proverbs
1
Jeremiah
2
Lamentations
2
Amos
2
ESV (8)
Deuteronomy
1
Proverbs
1
Jeremiah
2
Lamentations
2
Amos
2
WEB (8)
Deuteronomy
1
Proverbs
1
Jeremiah
2
Lamentations
2
Amos
2
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2316) nol (לאהנ LAhN) AC: ? CO: Bitter AB: ?: [from: ol- swallowing]

Nf1 ) enol (לאהנה LAhNH) - Laanah: An unknown bitter plant. KJV (8): wormwood, hemlock - Strongs: H3939 (לַעֲנָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לַעֲנָה fem. wormwood, Jeremiah 9:14, 23:15 Lamentations 3:15, 19 Proverbs 5:4 this herb is perhaps so called as being noxious (see the root) and poisonous (comp. Deuteronomy 29:17; Revelation 8:10, 11 ); as bitter herbs were commonly so regarded by the Hebrews (compare Hebrews 12:13).

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List of Word Forms
וְלַעֲנָֽה׃ ולענה׃ כַֽלַּעֲנָ֑ה כלענה לְלַעֲנָ֖ה לְלַעֲנָֽה׃ לַֽעֲנָ֑ה לַֽעֲנָ֔ה לַעֲנָ֥ה לַעֲנָֽה׃ ללענה ללענה׃ לענה לענה׃ challaaNah ḵal·la·‘ă·nāh ḵalla‘ănāh la‘ănāh la·‘ă·nāh laaNah lə·la·‘ă·nāh ləla‘ănāh lelaaNah velaaNah wə·la·‘ă·nāh wəla‘ănāh
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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