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Strong's #3857 - לָהַט

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1) to burn, blaze, scorch, kindle, blaze up, flame

1a) (Qal) blazing (participle)

1b) (Piel) to scorch, burn, blaze

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5015 ‑ ταράσσω (tar‑as'‑so);  381 ‑ ἀνάπτω (an‑ap'‑to);  2618 ‑ κατακαίω (kat‑ak‑ah'ee‑o);  5394 ‑ φλογίζω (flog‑id'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (12)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 6
Isaiah 1
Joel 2
Malachi 1
NAS (18)
Deuteronomy 2
Job 1
Psalms 8
Isaiah 3
Joel 2
Malachi 2
HCS (11)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 5
Isaiah 1
Joel 2
Malachi 1
BSB (11)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 5
Isaiah 1
Joel 2
Malachi 1
ESV (8)
Job 1
Psalms 4
Isaiah 1
Joel 1
Malachi 1
WEB (12)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 6
Isaiah 1
Joel 2
Malachi 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

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.

A) ul (לתה LTh) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Secret: A covering that hides what is behind.

Nm) ul (לתה LTh) - Secret: KJV (6): enchantment, softly, secretly, privily - Strongs: H3909 (לָט)

D) ual (לאתה LATh) AC: Cover CO: ? AB: Secret

V) ual (לאתה LATh) - Cover: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) cover - Strongs: H3813 (לָאַט)

Nm) ual (לאתה LATh) - Secret: Something that is covered or hidden. KJV (1): cover - Strongs: H3814 (לָאט)

E) aul (לתהא LThA) AC: ? CO: Lizard AB: ?: A hiding by covering.

Nf1) eaul (לתהאה LThAH) - Lizard: From the camouflaging capability of the lizard to hide. KJV (1): lizard - Strongs: H3911 (לְטָאָה)

G) uel (להתה LHTh) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Secret

V) uel (להתה LHTh) - Burn: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (11): (vf: Paal, Piel, Participle) fire, burn, kindle, - Strongs: H3857 (לָהַט)

Nm) uel (להתה LHTh) - Secret: KJV (2): flaming, enchantment - Strongs: H3858 (לַהַט)

J) ufl (לותה LWTh) AC: Wrap CO: ? AB: ?

V) ufl (לותה LWTh) - Wrap: To cover something by wrapping it. KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) wrap, cast - Strongs: H3874 (לוּט)

Nm) ufl (לותה LWTh) - I. Covering: II. Myrrh:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (3): covering, myrrh - Strongs: H3875 (לוֹט), H3910 (לֹט)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [לָהַט] verb blaze up, flame (Late Hebrew id.; Syriac ; Assyrian la±âtu, in derived forms); —

Qal Participle active אֵשׁ לֹהֵט Psalm 104:4 a flaming fire (so Bae; אֵשׁ וָלַהַט Bi Che, compare Ol), made into ׳י s servants; plural לֹהֲטִים Psalm 57:5 (figurative of enemies, compare לְבָאִם v a).

Pi`el Perfect 3 feminine singular וְלִהַט Malachi 3:19; 3 feminine singular לִהֲטָה Joel 1:19; Imperfect 3 feminine singular תְּלַהֵט Joel 2:3 4t.; וַתְּלַהֵט Deuteronomy 32:22; suffix וַתְּלַהֲטֵהוּ Isaiah 42:25; — set ablaze, usually with accusative; — foundation of mountains, Deuteronomy 32:22 (subject אֵשׁ figurative, of ׳י s judgement, "" קָדַח, יָקַד, אָכַל), compare הָרִים׳תְּל Psalm 83:15 (in simile, subject לֶהָבָה; "" כְּאֵשׁ תִּבְעַריָֿ֑עַר; of flame (לֶהָבָה); consuming trees Joel 1:19 ( of effects of drought; "" אֵשׁ אָֽכְלָה); persons Malachi 3:19 (subject הַיּוֺם הַבָּא "" בָּעַר); compare Psalm 97:3 (subject אֵשׁ), Psalm 106:18 (subject לֶהָבָה "" וַתִּבְעַרֿ אֵשׁ; hyperb of ׳י s wrath (אַמּוֺ וֱעֶזוּז מִלְחָמָה חֵמָה) consuming Jacob Isaiah 42:25; of crocodile (hyperb.), נַפְשׁוֺ גֶּחָלִים תְלַהֵ֑ט Job 41:13 his breath setteth coals ablaze; absolute Joel 2:3, figurative of devastation by locusts (subject לֶהָבָה; "" אָֽכְלָה אֵשׁ).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

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.

Hence לַהַט.

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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List of Word Forms
וְלִהַ֨ט וַתְּלַהֲטֵ֤הוּ וַתְּלַהֵ֖ט וּתְלַהֵ֖ט ולהט ותלהט ותלהטהו לִהֲטָ֖ה לֹ֫הֲטִ֥ים לֹהֵֽט׃ להט׃ להטה להטים תְּלַהֵ֑ט תְּלַהֵ֣ט תְּלַהֵ֥ט תלהט li·hă·ṭāh lihaTah lihăṭāh lō·hă·ṭîm lō·hêṭ lohaTim lōhăṭîm loHet lōhêṭ tə·la·hêṭ telaHet təlahêṭ ū·ṯə·la·hêṭ utelaHet ūṯəlahêṭ vattelahaTehu vattelaHet veliHat wat·tə·la·hă·ṭê·hū wat·tə·la·hêṭ wattəlahăṭêhū wattəlahêṭ wə·li·haṭ wəlihaṭ