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Strong's #3851 - לַהַב

from an unused root meaning to gleam
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) flame, blade

1a) flame

1b) of flashing point of spear or blade of sword

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4744 ‑ στίλβω (stil'‑bo);  5395 ‑ φλόξ (flox);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (12)
Judges 4
Job 2
Isaiah 4
Joel 1
Nahum 1
NAS (11)
Judges 4
Job 2
Isaiah 3
Joel 1
Nahum 1
HCS (12)
Judges 4
Job 2
Isaiah 4
Joel 1
Nahum 1
BSB (12)
Judges 4
Job 2
Isaiah 4
Joel 1
Nahum 1
ESV (9)
Judges 4
Job 2
Isaiah 2
Nahum 1
WEB (10)
Judges 4
Job 2
Isaiah 3
Joel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1255) bl (לב LB) AC: ? CO: Heart AB: Think: The pictograph l is a picture of the shepherd staff representing authority, the b is a picture of a tent representing what is inside. Combined these mean "authority inside". The consciousness of man is seen as coming from deep inside the chest, the heart. Thirst as an Inside desire for water. (eng: life; love; liver - the seat of passion; lava)

A) bl (לב LB) AC: ? CO: Heart AB: ?: The organ that pumps blood. This organ is also seen as the seat of thought and emotion, the mind.

Nm) bl (לב LB) - Heart: [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: lb] KJV (594): heart, mind, understanding, wisdom, friendly - Strongs: H1079 (בָּל), H3820 (לֵב), H3821 (לֵב)

Nf1 ) ebl (לבה LBH) - Flame: KJV (1): flame - Strongs: H3827 (לַבָּה)

B) bbl (לבב LBB) AC: ? CO: Heart AB: ?: The organ that pumps blood. The heart is also seen as the seat of thought and emotion, the mind.

V) bbl (לבב LBB) - Heart: To be wise of heart. KJV (5): (vf: Niphal, Piel) heart, make, wise - Strongs: H3823 (לָבַב)

Nm) bbl (לבב LBB) - Heart: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (259): heart, mind, understanding - Strongs: H3824 (לֵבָב), H3825 (לְבַב)

bf1) ebibl (לביבה LBYBH) - Cake: In the sense of being fat like the heart. KJV (3): cake - Strongs: H3834 (לָבִיבָה)

D) bal (לאב LAB) AC: ? CO: Thirst AB: ?: An Inside desire for water.

idf1) ebfalt (תלאובה TLAWBH) - Drought: KJV (1): drought - Strongs: H8514 (תַּלְאֻבוֹת)

E) abl (לבא LBA) AC: ? CO: Lion AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

bf) aibl (לביא LBYA) - Lion: KJV (14): lion, lioness, young - Strongs: H3833 (לְבָאוֹת)

G) bel (להב LHB) AC: ? CO: Flame AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

Nm) bel (להב LHB) - I. Flame: II. Blade:As shiny. KJV (12): flame, blade, glittering, bright - Strongs: H3851 (לַהַב)

Nf1) ebel (להבה LHBH) - I. Flame:[df: tbhl]II. Blade:As shiny. KJV (19): flame, head - Strongs: H3852 (לַחֶבֶת)

Nf2) tbel (להבת LHBT) - Flame: [df: tbhls] KJV (3): flame - Strongs: H7957 (שַׁלְהֶבֶת)

M) bil (ליב LYB) AC: ? CO: Heart AB: ?: The organ that pumps blood. This organ is also seen as the seat of thought and emotion, the mind.

Nf1) bil (ליב LYB) - Heart: KJV (8): heart - Strongs: H3826 (לִבָּה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 לַ֫הַב noun masculine flame, blade; — ׳ל absolute Judges 3:22,22 2t.; construct Judges 13:20 5t.; plural לְהָבִים Isaiah 13:8; construct לַהֲבֵי Isaiah 66:15; —

1 flame of altar, Judges 13:20 (twice in verse) הַמִּזְבֵּחַׅ׳(ל) אֵשׁ אוֺכְלָה׳ל, of ׳י s is judgement Isaiah 29:6; Isaiah 30:30; Isaiah 66:15 (in all "" forces of nature, whirlwind, thunder, earthquake, rain, hail, etc.); figurative מְּנֵיהֶם׳מְּנֵי ל Isaiah 13:8 (i.e. hot with excitement, compare Di); simile Joel 2:5 אֵשׁ׳כְּקוֺל ל (of rush of locusts); figurative of breath of crocodile Job 41:13.

2 of flashing point of spear Job 39:23; blade of sword Nahum 3:3; in prose, Judges 3:22 (twice in verse).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לַהַב m. לֶהָבָה Numbers 21:28, and לַהֶבֶת 1 Samuel 17:7, fem.; pl. לְהָבוֹת Psalms 105:32, const. לַהֲבוֹת Psalms 29:7.

(1) flame, Joel 2:5; Job 41:13.

(2) flaming, i.e. glittering steel, in brightness resembling a flame, i.e. the point of a spear, or sword, 1 Samuel 17:7 Nab. 3:3; Job 39:23 also used absol. of a naked sword, Judges 3:22 see also שַׁלְהֶבֶת and לַבָּה.

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List of Word Forms
בְּלַ֣הַב בְּלַהֲבֵי־ בלהב בלהבי־ הַלַּ֔הַב הַלַּ֗הַב הַלַּ֜הַב הלהב וְ֝לַ֗הַב וְלַ֖הַב וְלַ֤הַב ולהב לְהָבִ֖ים לַ֖הַב לַ֣הַב להב להבים bə·la·hă·ḇê- bə·la·haḇ bəlahaḇ bəlahăḇê- beLahav belahavei hal·la·haḇ hallahaḇ halLahav la·haḇ lahaḇ Lahav lə·hā·ḇîm ləhāḇîm lehaVim veLahav wə·la·haḇ wəlahaḇ
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