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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3911 - לְטָאָה
1) a kind of lizard
1a) named as being unclean
1b) perhaps an extinct animal, exact meaning is unknown
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.
לְטָאָה f. a species of lizard, Leviticus 11:30. LXX. χαλαβώτης. Vulg. stellio. See Bochart, Hieroz. i. page 1073. Zab. ܠܰܛܬܳܐ a lizard.
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