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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3874 - לוּט
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.
(1) i.q. לָאַט, לָהַט No. II, to cover over, to hide, to wrap up. Part. acc. לוֹט hiding, Isaiah 25:7 and another form לָט intrans. hidden, secret; whence בַּלָּט secretly, Ruth 3:7; 1 Samuel 18:22, 24:5 once בַּלָּאט Judges 4:21. Part. pass. f. לוּטָה wrapped up, 1 Samuel 21:10.
(2) to do secretly. Part. pl. לָמִים secret arts, incantations, Exodus 7:22, 8:3, 14 instead of which there is לְהָמִים Exodus 7:11 see לַהַט.
Hiphil, i.q. Kal, No. 1, 1 Kings 19:13.
Hence לֹט and
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