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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3907 - לָחַשׁ
1) to whisper, charm, conjure
1a) (Piel) charmers, conjurers, whisperers (participle)
1b) (Hithpael) to whisper to each other
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
לָחַשׁ not used in Kal, sibilavit, susurravit, to whisper, Greek ψιθυρίζειν, Germ. zifcheln (all of which words are like the Hebrew, onomatopoetic), compare the kindred נָחַשׁ. ([Syr. ܠܰܚܫܶ to whisper in the ear, ܠܚܰܫ Peal, to use enchantment] Arab. لحس to lick, to hiss as a serpent, whence لَواَحسُ whisperers, i.e. serpents; Eth. ለሐሰ፡ id. also, to mutter, to speak softly; for the Gr. γρύζω, አልኆሰሰ፡ to whisper into the ear; ተልኃዋሰሰ፡ to whisper amongst themselves.)
Piel לִחֵשׁ to whisper, to mutter, specially used of the incantations of sorcerers, uttered in a mutter. Particip. מְלַחֲשִׁים enchanters, sorcerers, Psalms 58:6.
Hithpael, to whisper amongst themselves (unter fich zifcheln, flüftern), 2 Samuel 12:19 followed by עַל against any one [ Psalms 41:8 ].
Hence pr.n. לוֹחֵשׁ and
the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26