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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3875 - לוֹט
1) covering, envelope
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) a covering, a veil. Isaiah 25:7, הַלּוֹט הַלּוֹט עַל־כָּל־הָעַמִּים “the covering which is spread over all nations,” that which covers their faces and makes them sad. [Rather, the vail which keeps their hearts from God.]
(2) pr.n. Lot, the son of Abraham’s brother, Genesis 13:1, sq.; 19:1, sq.; the ancestor of the Ammonites and Moabites, who were called, on this account, the children of Lot, Deuteronomy 2:9; Psalms 83:9.
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