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Strong's #3844 - לְבָנוֹן

Transliteration
Lᵉbânôwn
Phonetics
leb-aw-nohn'
Origin
from (H3835)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Lebanon = “whiteness”

1) a wooded mountain range on the northern border of Israel

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (71)
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 6
Judges 2
1 Kings 9
2 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 9
Ezra 1
Psalms 5
Song of Solomon 7
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 5
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 2
NAS (71)
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 6
Judges 2
1 Kings 9
2 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 9
Ezra 1
Psalms 5
Song of Solomon 7
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 5
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 2
HCS (71)
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 6
Judges 2
1 Kings 9
2 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 9
Ezra 1
Psalms 5
Song of Solomon 7
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 5
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 2
BSB (71)
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 6
Judges 2
1 Kings 9
2 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 9
Ezra 1
Psalms 5
Song of Solomon 7
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 5
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 2
ESV (63)
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 6
Judges 2
1 Kings 9
2 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 9
Ezra 1
Psalms 5
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 5
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
WEB (71)
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 6
Judges 2
1 Kings 9
2 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 9
Ezra 1
Psalms 5
Song of Solomon 7
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 5
Hosea 3
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 לְבָנוֺן ( Deuteronomy 3:25 הַלְּבָנֹן van d. H.)71

proper name, of a mountain Lebanon (Phoenician לבנן; Assyrian Labnanu, etc., Schr COT on 1 Kings 5:13, Dl Par. 103ff.; Egyptian Ra-m­n-n WMM Asien u.Europa,197ff.; Arabic compare further Rob BR ii, 435ff.493GASm Geogr.45ff. Buhl Geogr.110 and references; name probably from whiteness of its cliffs Rob BR ii, 493); — wooded mountain-range on northern border of Israel [usually with article ׳הַלּ (51t.); without articleלְבָנוֺן, in poetry and late Hosea 14:8; Nahum 1:4; 2 Kings 19:23 = Isaiah 37:24; Ezekiel 31:15,16; Isaiah 14:8; Isaiah 29:17; Isaiah 33:9; Isaiah 40:16; Jeremiah 18:14; Habakkuk 2:17; Zechariah 10:10; Zechariah 11:1; Psalm 29:6; Song of Solomon 4:8 (twice in verse); Song of Solomon 4:11,15; with ה locative לְבָב֫וֺנָה 1 Kings 5:28a]; perhaps first mentioned in defining a locality, as הַר הַלְּבָנוֺן, Judges 3:3 (E according to GFM; this combination only here), but also in early prophets, then in D, and later; — in defining a locality Joshua 9:1; ׳בִּקְעַת הַלּ Joshua 11:17; Joshua 12:7 (side of Baal Gad); as a marked feature, in describing extent of land Deuteronomy 1:7; Deuteronomy 3:25; Deuteronomy 11:24; Joshua 1:4; Joshua 13:5 (כָּלהַֿל) Joshua 13:6 (all D), 1 Kings 9:19 2 Chronicles 8:6; Jeremiah 22:26; Zechariah 10:10; ׳אשׁהַל׳ר Jeremiah 22:6 (figurative of royal house of Judah), as a height Song of Solomon 4:8 (twice in verse); ׳מִגְדַּל הַל Song of Solomon 7:5i.e. a tower built on Lebanon; ׳שֶׁלֶג ל Jeremiah 18:14 snow of L.; L. as source of streams Song of Solomon 4:15; ׳יֵין ל Hosea 14:8; most often, however, as bearing forests, especially of cedars, ׳אַרְזֵי הַלּ Judges 9:15 (in allegory; perhaps J, according to GFM), Isaiah 2:13; Isaiah 14:8; Psalm 29:5; Psalm 104:16, compare 1 Kings 5:13; 1 Kings 5:20; 1 Kings 5:23; 1 Kings 5:28 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 2:7 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 2:15,2Kings 14:9 (twice in verse) = 2 Chronicles 25:18 (twice in verse) (in allegory), Jeremiah 22:23; Ezekiel 17:3; Ezekiel 27:5; Ezekiel 31:3,15,16; Zechariah 11:1; Ezra 3:7; Psalm 92:13; Song of Solomon 3:9; Song of Solomon 5:15 (simile of majestic figure); ׳מֶּרַח ל Nahum 1:4; ׳כְּבוֺד הַלּ Isaiah 35:2; Isaiah 60:13; לְכַרְמֶל׳וְשָׁב ל Isaiah 29:17 ׅ "" (יַעַר׳יַרְכְּתֵי ל with the same reference Isaiah 37:24 = 2 Kings 19:23; ׳הַלּ = trees of Lebanon Hosea 14:6; Isaiah 10:34; Isaiah 40:16; Psalm 29:6; Psalm 72:16; ׳ל Isaiah 33:9 figurative, as mourning; ׳חֲמַס ל Habakkuk 2:17i.e. violence done to Lebanon, probably by cutting down its trees; ׳בֵּית יַעַר הַלּ a royal mansion of Song of Solomon , 1 Kings 7:2; and 1 Kings 10:17,21 2 Chronicles 9:16,20; ׳ל as home of wild beast 2 Kings 14:9 2 Chronicles 25:18 (in allegory); רֵיחַ לְבָנוֺן, of the odour of cedar forests Song of Solomon 4:11, compare Hosea 14:7 (in simile; We thinks ׳ל here to be a specific plant).


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לְבָנוֹן (in prose always with art. הַלְּבָנוֹן 1 Ki. 5:20, 23 1Ki 5:23 Ezra 3:7 poet. without art. Psalms 29:6; Isaiah 14:8, 29:17 compare Lehrg. p. 656), pr.n. Mount Lebanon (Gr. Λίβανος), on the borders of Syria and Palestine, consisting of two very high ridges, of which the western is called Lebanon, Libanus κατʼ ἐξοχήν: the eastern ridge is partly covered with perpetual snow (Jeremiah 18:14, whence its Hebrew name לְבָנוֹן, Ch. טנּר תַּלְגָא, Arab. جبال الثلج the mountain of snow, compare Alpes), this is called Antilibanus, and towards the south, in Hebr. חֶרְמוֹן, which see. The modern name of the valley between Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon is بقعة Bekaa, but it is, however, altogether a different place from בִּקְעַת הַלְּבָנוֹן the valley of Lebanon, Joshua 11:17, 12:7, as to which see page 136, B. See Relandi Palæstina, t. i. 311; Oedmann, Verm. Sammlungen, fasc. ii. No. 9; Burckhardt’s Travels in Syr. p. 1, seq.; p.214, seq.; Rosenm. Bibl. Alterthumsk. i. 2, p. 236, seq.


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List of Word Forms
בַּלְּבָנ֔וֹן בַּלְּבָנ֗וֹן בַּלְּבָנ֣וֹן בַּלְּבָנוֹן֙ בַלְּבָנ֔וֹן בלבנון הַלְּבָנ֑וֹן הַלְּבָנ֔וֹן הַלְּבָנ֖וֹן הַלְּבָנ֗וֹן הַלְּבָנ֜וֹן הַלְּבָנ֞וֹן הַלְּבָנֽוֹן׃ הַלְּבָנוֹן֙ הלבנון הלבנון׃ וְהַלְּבָנ֔וֹן וְהַלְּבָנ֖וֹן וְהַלְּבָנ֜וֹן וְהַלְּבָנ֨וֹן וְהַלְּבָנֽוֹן׃ וּבַלְּבָנ֔וֹן וּלְבָנ֕וֹן וּלְבָנוֹן֙ ובלבנון והלבנון והלבנון׃ ולבנון כַּלְּבָנ֔וֹן כַּלְּבָנ֣וֹן כַּלְּבָנֽוֹן׃ כלבנון כלבנון׃ לְ֝בָנ֗וֹן לְבָנ֑וֹן לְבָנ֔וֹן לְבָנ֖וֹן לְבָנ֗וֹנָה לְבָנ֥וֹן לְבָנֽוֹן׃ לְבָנוֹן֙ לבנון לבנון׃ לבנונה מִלְּבָנ֣וֹן מִלְּבָנוֹן֙ מֵֽהַלְּבָנוֹן֒ מהלבנון מלבנון bal·lə·ḇā·nō·wn ḇal·lə·ḇā·nō·wn balləḇānōwn ḇalləḇānōwn ballevaNon hal·lə·ḇā·nō·wn halləḇānōwn hallevaNon kal·lə·ḇā·nō·wn kalləḇānōwn kallevaNon lə·ḇā·nō·w·nāh lə·ḇā·nō·wn ləḇānōwn ləḇānōwnāh levaNon levaNonah mê·hal·lə·ḇā·nō·wn mêhalləḇānōwn mehallevanOn mil·lə·ḇā·nō·wn milləḇānōwn millevanOn ū·ḇal·lə·ḇā·nō·wn ū·lə·ḇā·nō·wn ūḇalləḇānōwn ūləḇānōwn ulevaNon uvallevaNon vallevaNon vehallevaNon wə·hal·lə·ḇā·nō·wn wəhalləḇānōwn
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