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Strong's #3856 - לָהַה

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1) (Qal) to languish, faint

2) to amaze, startle

2a) (Hithpalpel) madman (substantive)

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Strong #: 1587 ‑ ἐκλείπω (ek‑li'‑po);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1258) el (לה LH) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Weary: To be weary from a non productive effort. To be without results. Related to al.

D) eal (לאה LAH) AC: Weary CO: ? AB: Trouble

V) eal (לאה LAH) - Weary: KJV (19): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) weary, grieve, faint, loath - Strongs: H3811 (לָאָה)

if1) ealt (תלאה TLAH) - Trouble: What brings about weariness. KJV (4): travail, trouble - Strongs: H8513 (תְּלָאָה)

aif1) ealtm (מתלאה MTLAH) - Weariness: KJV (1): weariness, travail, trouble - Strongs: H4972 (מַתְּלָאָה)

H) eel (להה LHH) AC: Weary CO: ? AB: ?

V) eel (להה LHH) - Weary: KJV (2): (vf: Paal) faint, mad - Strongs: H3856 (לָהַה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [לָהָה] verb languish, faint (= לָאָה) (ᵑ7לְהִי, id.; —

Qal Imperfect 3 feminine singular with apocope וַתֵּ֫לַהּ אֶרֶץ Genesis 47:13 (of famine).


verb quadriliteral amaze, startle (compare Syriac Palpel confudit, obstupefecit; Ethpalpel stupore percussus est; consternatio, all in Lexicons, PS1894) —

Hithpalpel Participle מִתְלַהְלֵהַּ as substantive = madman, followed by הַיֹּרֶה זִקִים Prov Genesis 26:18 (see Now).

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List of Word Forms
וַתֵּ֜לַהּ ותלה כְּֽ֭מִתְלַהְלֵהַּ כמתלהלה kə·miṯ·lah·lê·ah Kemitlahleah kəmiṯlahlêah vatTelah wat·tê·lah wattêlah