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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3857 - לָהַט
1262) ul (לתה LTh) AC: Cover CO: Veil AB: Secret: The pictograph l is a picture of the shepherd staff representing authority, the u is a picture of a basket or container. Combined these mean "authority contained". The covering that covers and hides the face of a woman.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
לָהַט to burn, to flame (also Syr. Ch. id.). Psalms 104:4. לֹהֲטִים the flaming, those who breathe out fire and flames, Psalms 57:5.
Piel לִהֵט to kindle, to make burn (used of a flame), with an acc. Joel 1:19, 2:3 Psalms 83:15, 106:18 Isaiah 42:25 to blow (used of the breath), Job 41:13.
II. לָהַט i.q. לוּט, לָאַט (compare p. 211, A ), pr. to hide; hence to use occult and magical arts; whence לְהָטִים which see.
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