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Strong's #3867 - לָוָה

Transliteration
lâvâh
Phonetics
law-vaw'
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
verb
TWOT
1087,1088
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to join, be joined

1a) (Qal) to join, be joined, attend

1b) (Niphal) to join oneself to, be joined unto

2) to borrow, lend

2a) (Qal) to borrow

2b) (Hiphil) to cause to borrow, lend to

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5531 ‑ χράω (khrah'‑o);  4388 ‑ προτίθημι (prot‑ith'‑em‑ahee);  2703 ‑ καταφεύγω (kat‑af‑yoo'‑go);  4369 ‑ προστίθημι (pros‑tith'‑ay‑mee);  1155 ‑ δανείζω (dan‑ide'‑zo);  
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Psalms 4
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Daniel 1
Zechariah 1
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Daniel 1
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1259) fl (לו LW) AC: Join CO: ? AB: ?

J) efl (לוה LWH) AC: Join CO: Wreath AB: ?

V) efl (לוה LWH) - Join: A joining together of people. Also the joining together through debt as the lender or borrower. KJV (26): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) join, lend, borrow, borrower, abide, cleave, lender - Strongs: H3867 (לָוָה)

Nm) efl (לוה LWH) - You: As one who is joined. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): thee - Strongs: H3890 (לְוָת)

bf1) eifl (לויה LWYH) - Garland: As joined together. KJV (3): addition - Strongs: H3914 (לֹיָה)

ebf) eifil (ליויה LYWYH) - Wreath: As joined together. KJV (2): ornament - Strongs: H3880 (לִוְיָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [לָוָה] join (intransitive), be joined (Late Hebrew Pi`el לִוָּה (ליוה) transitive, Hithpa`el intransitive; Aramaic לַוִּי accompany; so Ba Esther 12 compare Arabic be near); —

Qal (late) Imperfect 3 masculine singular suffix יִלְוֶנּוּ EC Genesis 8:13, be joined to, attend (of mirth).

Niph`alנִלְוָה Psalm 83:9; Isaiah 14:1; 3 masculine plural consecutive וְנִלְווּ Numbers 18:4 2t., + Jeremiah 50:5 (Ges Lbg. Bö Kö i. 588 Gf Gie; > Imperative Ki Ew§ 226c Ol§ 264); Imperfect יִלָּוֶה Genesis 29:34; יִלָּווּ Numbers 18:2; Participle נִלְוָה Isaiah 56:3 (pointed as Perfect, read probably נִלְוֶה); plural נִלְוִים Esther 9:27; Isaiah 56:6; — join oneself or be joined unto, followed by עַל Numbers 18:2,4 (מַטֵּה לֵנִי to Aaron, by word-play), Isaiah 14:1 (strangers to Israel), Daniel 11:34 (flatterers to the people), compare Esther 9:27; Isaiah 56:6 (to ׳י followed by אֶלֿ Isaiah 56:3 (to ׳י), Zechariah 2:15 (to ׳י), Jeremiah 50:5 (to ׳י), Genesis 29:34 (J; husband to wife); followed byעִם Psalm 83:9 (Asshur with enemies of Israel)

II. [לָוָה] verb borrow (Late Hebrew id.; compare Arabic delay payment of debt (compare Ba Esther 12 ); —

Qal Perfect 1 plural לָוִ֫ינוּ Nehemiah 5:4; Imperfect 2 masculine singular תִּלְוֶה Deuteronomy 28:12; Participle לֹוֶה Proverbs 22:7 2t.; — borrow, עֶבֶד לוֶֹה לְאִישׁמַלְוֶה Proverbs 22:7 a borrower is slave to a man who lends; absolute Deuteronomy 28:12; Isaiah 24:2; Psalm 37:21; followed by כֶּסֶף Nehemiah 5:4.

Hiph`il Perfect 2 masculine singular consecutive וְהִלְוִיתָה Deuteronomy 28:12; Imperfect 3 masculine singular suffix יַלְוְךָ Deuteronomy 28:44; 2 masculine singularתַּלְוֶה Exodus 22:24; suffix תַּלְוֶנּוּ Deuteronomy 28:44; Participle מַלְוֶה Psalm 37:26 3t., construct מַלְוֵה Proverbs 19:17; — cause to borrow, i.e. lend to, with accusative of person + of thing Exodus 22:24 (E); with accusative of person Deuteronomy 28:12,44 (twice in verse); absolute Psalm 37:26; Psalm 112:5 אִישׁ מַלְוֶה Proverbs 22:77 (see

Qal above); as substantive Isaiah 24:2; ׳מַלְוֵה י Proverbs 19:17 a lender to ׳י is one shewing favour to the poor.

III. לוה (√ of following; compare Arabic turn, twist, wind; Assyrian lamû, surround, encircle; Dl HWB 368 Jen ZMG xiiii (1889), 201).


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לָוָה

(1)  to adhere, to be joined closely to any one, Ecclesiastes 8:15, “it is good for a man to eat, to drink, to be merry, וְהוּא יִלְוֶנּוּ בַעֲמָלוֹ for this shall cleave to him (i.e. shall remain with him) in his labour.” Hence

(2) to borrow, to receive as a loan, as if nexus est, Deuteronomy 28:12; Psalms 37:21. Comp. the Lat. nexus, used of one whom his creditor took as a slave on account of debt, Varro, Ling. Lat. vi. 5; Liv. ii. 27; viii. 28.

Niphal, like Kal, No 1, to join oneself to any one, followed by עַל Numbers 18:2, Numbers 18:4; Daniel 11:34 עִם Psalms 83:9 אֶל Genesis 29:34 אֶל יְיָ to join oneself to Jehovah, Isaiah 56:3; Jeremiah 50:5 Zec. 2:15.

Hiphil, causat. of Kal, No. 2, to lend. Isaiah 24:2, כַּמַּלְוֶה כַּלֹּוֶה “as with the lender, so with the borrower,” Proverbs 22:7; Psalms 112:5. Followed by an acc. of pers., Deuter. 28:12, 44 Deuteronomy 28:44; Proverbs 19:17 followed by two acc. of pers. and thing, Exodus 22:24.

Derivatives לִוְיָה, לִוְיָתָן, לֹיָה for לוֹיָה, לְוָת; also לוּ, לוּא, and pr.n. לֵוִי.


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List of Word Forms
הַנִּלְוִ֤ים הַנִּלְוָ֤ה הנלוה הנלוים וְהִלְוִ֙יתָ֙ וְיִלָּו֥וּ וְנִלְו֣וּ וְנִלְו֧וּ וְנִלְוָ֤ה וְנִלְווּ֩ וּמַלְוֶ֑ה והלוית וילוו ומלוה ונלוה ונלוו יִלְוֶ֣נּוּ יִלָּוֶ֤ה יַלְוְךָ֔ ילוה ילוך ילונו כַּלֹּוֶ֔ה כַּמַּלְוֶה֙ כלוה כמלוה לָוִ֥ינוּ לֹ֝וֶ֗ה לֹוֶ֣ה לוה לוינו מַלְוֵ֣ה מַלְוֶֽה׃ מלוה מלוה׃ נִלְוָ֣ה נלוה תִלְוֶֽה׃ תַּלְוֶ֣ה תַלְוֶ֑נּוּ תלוה תלוה׃ תלונו han·nil·wāh han·nil·wîm hannilVah hannilVim hannilwāh hannilwîm kal·lō·weh kalloVeh kallōweh kam·mal·weh kammalVeh kammalweh lā·wî·nū laVinu lāwînū lō·weh loVeh lōweh mal·weh mal·wêh malVeh malweh malwêh nil·wāh nilVah nilwāh tal·weh ṯal·wen·nū talVeh talVennu talweh ṯalwennū ṯil·weh tilVeh ṯilweh ū·mal·weh umalVeh ūmalweh vehilVita venilVah venilVu veyillaVu wə·hil·wî·ṯā wə·nil·wāh wə·nil·wū wə·yil·lā·wū wəhilwîṯā wənilwāh wənilwū wəyillāwū yal·wə·ḵā yalveCha yalwəḵā yil·lā·weh yil·wen·nū yillaVeh yillāweh yilVennu yilwennū
 
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