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Strong's #3920 - לָכַד

Transliteration
lâkad
Phonetics
law-kad'
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
verb
TWOT
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לֶכֶד
Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'
  1. to capture, take, seize
    1. (Qal)
      1. to capture, seize
      2. to capture (of men) (figuratively)
      3. to take (by lot)
    2. (Niphal)
      1. to be captured
      2. to be caught (of men in trap, snare) (figuratively)
    3. (Hithpael) to grasp each other
Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 64 ‑ ἀγρεύω (ag‑rew‑'o);  726 ‑ ἁρπάζω (har‑pad'‑zo);  1166 ‑ δεικνύω (dike‑noo'‑o);  2638 ‑ καταλαμβάνω (kat‑al‑am‑ban'‑o);  2722 ‑ κατέχω (kat‑ekh'‑o);  2816 ‑ κληρονομέω (klay‑ron‑om‑eh'‑o);  2902 ‑ κρατέω (krat‑eh'‑o);  2961 ‑ κυριεύω (koo‑ree‑yoo'‑o);  2975 ‑ λαγχάνω (lang‑khan'‑o);  3960 ‑ πατάσσω (pat‑as'‑so);  2820 ‑ κληρόω (klay‑ro'‑o);  4912 ‑ συνέχω (soon‑ekh'‑o);  4815 ‑ συλλαμβάνω (sool‑lam‑ban'‑o);  1731 ‑ ἐνδείκνυμι (en‑dike'‑noo‑mee);  2983 ‑ λαμβάνω (lam‑ban'‑o);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (121)
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 24
Judges 14
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 7
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 22
Lamentations 1
Daniel 2
Amos 3
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
NAS (123)
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 24
Judges 14
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 7
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 23
Lamentations 1
Daniel 2
Amos 3
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
CSB (119)
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 24
Judges 14
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 7
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 21
Lamentations 1
Daniel 2
Amos 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
BSB (121)
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 24
Judges 14
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 7
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 22
Lamentations 1
Daniel 2
Amos 3
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
ESV (120)
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 24
Judges 14
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 7
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 21
Lamentations 1
Daniel 2
Amos 3
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
WEB (121)
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 24
Judges 14
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 7
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Job 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 22
Lamentations 1
Daniel 2
Amos 3
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2310) dkl (לכד LKD) AC: Capture CO: ? AB: ?: A taking by grabbing hold. [from: ql- gathering]

V) dkl (לכד LKD) - Capture: KJV (121): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael) take, catch, frozen, hold, stick - Strongs: H3920 (לָכַד)

Nm) dkl (לכד LKD) - Captured: KJV (1): taken - Strongs: H3921 (לֶכֶד)

acf2) tdfklm (מלכודת MLKWDT) - Trap: Used for capturing. KJV (1): trap - Strongs: H4434 (מַלְכֹּדֶת)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 לָכַד121 verb capture, seize, take (by lot) (Phoenician לכד take out, choose (?); ᵑ7לְכַד as Biblical Hebrew; Arabic is strike, push, with the hand, etc., pestle, compare modern attack Wetzst ZMG xxii. 1868,140; stick or cleave to); —

Qal Perfect ׳ל Joshua 8:1 +, לָכַדְתִּי 2 Samuel 12:27 etc.; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִלְכּוֺד Amos 3:5; וַיִּלְכֹּד Judges 8:12 +, etc.; Imperative masculine singular suffix לָכְדָהּ 2 Samuel 12:28, masculine plural לִכְדוּ; Infinitive absolute לָכוֺד Amos 3:5; construct suffix לְלָכְדֵנִי Jeremiah 18:22, לְלָכְדָהּ Jeremiah 32:24; Participle לֹכֵד Job 5:13; Proverbs 16:32; —

1 capture, seize (not in P) with accusative, usually a city or town, in war Judges 1:8,12; Joshua 8:21; Joshua 10:1 (JE), Deuteronomy 2:35 48t. (but Judges 1:18 strike out as gloss Bu Kit GFM and others); land Joshua 10:42 (D), Daniel 11:18; water-courses (fords), Judges 3:28; Judges 7:24 (twice in verse); Judges 12:8; object men (usually princes, kings) in battle Judges 7:25; Judges 8:12,14; Joshua 11:12,17 (D), 2 Chronicles 22:9; 33:11; captives and spoils 2 Samuel 8:4 = 1 Chronicles 18:4; of Saul's seizing the kingdom (הַמְּלוּכָה), i.e. acquiring it actually by force of arms 1 Samuel 14:47; also of Samson's catching the foxes Judges 15:4; of a lion catching his prey Amos 3:4; of a trap, snare, לָכוֺד יִלְכּוֺד Amos 3:5.

2 figurative of entrapping men Jeremiah 5:26; Psalm 35:8, compare Proverbs 5:22; Job 5:13 and (of a pit) Jeremiah 18:22.

3 of taking by lot Joshua 7:14 (3t. in verse); Joshua 7:17 (J E; see Niph`al 3).

Niph`al Perfect נִלְכַּד Lamentations 4:20; 3 feminine singular נִלְכְּדָה 1 Kings 16:18 +, etc.; Imperfect יִלָּכֵד Isaiah 24:18; Jeremiah 48:44; יִלָּ֫כֶד כָּהּ Ecclesiastes 7:26; וַיִּלָּכֵד Joshua 7:16 +, etc.; Participle נִלְכָּד Joshua 7:15; —

1 be captured in war, of city 1 Kings 16:18; 2 Kings 18:10; Jeremiah 38:28 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 48:1,41; Jeremiah 50:2,9,24; Jeremiah 51:31,41; Zechariah 14:2; of men Jeremiah 51:56; Lamentations 4:20 (compare Qal 1).

2 of men, be caught, namely, in a snare or trap, only figurative, usually by divine judgment Isaiah 8:15; Isaiah 24:18; Isaiah 28:13; Psalm 9:16; Psalm 59:13; Proverbs 6:2; Proverbs 11:6; Jeremiah 6:11; Jeremiah 8:9; so of Moab Jeremiah 48:7,44; of being ensnared by a woman Ecclesiastes 7:26; of being caught by cords of distress, בְּחַבְלֵי עֹ֑נִי, Job 36:8.

3 be taken by lot Joshua 7:15,16,17,18 (all J E), 1 Samuel 10:20,21 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 14:41,42 (compare Qal 3).

Hithpa`el Imperfect 3 masculine plural; יִתְלַכְּדוּ וְלֹא יִתְמָּרָ֑דוּ Job 41:9 they grasp each other, and cannot be separated, of crocodile's scales ("" אִישׁ בְּאָחִיהוּיְדֻבָּ֑קוּ); מְּנֵי תְהוֺם יִתְלַכָּ֑דוּ Job 38:30 the face of the deep compacts (of freezing; "" כָּאֶבֶן מַיִם יִתְחַבָּ֑אוּ; verbs transposed, plausibly, by Me Bi Siegf Bu).


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לָכַד fut. יִלְכֹּד.

(1)  to take, to catch animals in a net or in snares (prop. to strike with a net, compare Arab. لكد to strike), Amos 3:5; Psalms 35:8 in a pit, Jeremiah 18:22 take as captives, soldiers in war, Numbers 21:32; Joshua 11:12; Judges 8:12 to take, i.e. to capture a city, Joshua 8:21, 10:1 11:10. Metaph. Job 5:13, “he takes (snares) the wise in their own craftiness;” Proverbs 5:22.

(2) to intercept, to take before (auffangen), Judges 7:24, וְלִכְדוּ לָהֶם אֶת־הַמַּיִם “take the water before them.”

(3) to take, to choose any one by lot. Compare אָחַז No. 7. Joshua 7:14, הַשֵּׁבֶט אֲשֶׁר־יִלְכְּדֶנּוּ יְהֹוָה “the tribe which Jehovah will choose,” will mark out by lot; verse 17 Joshua 7:17.

Niphal, pass. of Kal No. 1, Psalms 9:16; Jeremiah 51:56; 2 Kings 16:18 No. 3, 1 Samuel 10:20, 21 1 Samuel 10:21.

Hithpael, to take hold of one another, to adhere together (Arab. لكد Conj. V. to be joined together with the parts compacted), Job 41:9, יִתְלַכְּדוּ “they stick together (the scales of the crocodile);” Job 38:30, פְּנֵי תְהוֹם יִתְלַכָּדוּ “the face of the waters adheres together,” is frozen. Compare אָחַז No. 4.

Derivatives, מַלְכֹּדֶת and


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List of Word Forms
אֶלְכֹּ֤ד אלכד הַנִּלְכָּ֣ד הנלכד וְיִלָּכְד֥וּ וְלִכְד֤וּ וְלָכ֖וֹד וְלָכְדָ֑הּ וְלָכַ֖ד וְלָכַ֣ד וְנִלְכְּדָ֣ה וְנִלְכְּדוּ֙ וְנִלְכָּֽדוּ׃ וַֽ֠יִּלְכְּדוּ וַֽיִּלְכְּד֑וּהָ וַֽיִּלְכְּד֖וּ וַֽיִּלְכְּד֜וּהָ וַֽיִּלְכְּד֞וּ וַֽיִּלְכְּד֡וּ וַֽיִּלְכְּדָ֑הּ וַֽיִּלְכְּדָ֛הּ וַֽיִּלְכְּדָ֞הּ וַֽיִּלְכְּדָֽהּ׃ וַֽיִּלְכְּדָהּ֙ וַֽיִּלְכְּדֻ֑הָ וַֽיִּלְכְּדֻ֗הָ וַֽיִּלְכְּדֻ֜הוּ וַיִּלְכְּד֣וּ וַיִּלְכְּד֣וּהָ וַיִּלְכְּד֥וּ וַיִּלְכָּד־ וַיִּלְכֹּ֕ד וַיִּלְכֹּ֖ד וַיִּלְכֹּ֛ד וַיִּלְכֹּ֞ד וַיִּלְכֹּ֣ד וַיִּלְכֹּ֤ד וַיִּלְכֹּ֥ד וַיִּלְכֹּ֨ד וַיִּלְכֹּד֙ וַיִּלְכֹּד֩ וַיִּלָּכֵ֑דוּ וַיִּלָּכֵ֖ד וַיִּלָּכֵ֗ד וַיִּלָּכֵ֧ד וַיִּלָּכֵד֙ וַנִּלְכֹּ֤ד וַתִּלָּכֵ֖ד וּלְכָד֖וּהָ וּלְכָדָ֑הּ וּלְכָדָֽהּ׃ וּלְכָדֻ֖הָ וילכד וילכד־ וילכדה וילכדה׃ וילכדהו וילכדו וילכדוה ולכד ולכדה ולכדה׃ ולכדו ולכדוה ולכוד ונלכד ונלכדה ונלכדו ונלכדו׃ ותלכד יִ֝לָּכְד֗וּן יִ֝תְלַכְּד֗וּ יִלְכְּד֥וּ יִלְכְּדֶ֣נּוּ יִלְכְּדֶ֤נָּה יִלְכְּדֶ֨נּוּ יִלְכְּדֻנ֥וֹ יִלְכֹּֽדוּ׃ יִלְכּֽוֹד׃ יִלָּ֥כֶד יִלָּכֵ֔דוּ יִלָּכֵ֖ד יִלָּכֵֽדוּ׃ יִתְלַכָּֽדוּ׃ ילכד ילכדו ילכדו׃ ילכדון ילכדנה ילכדנו ילכוד׃ יתלכדו יתלכדו׃ לְלָכְדֵ֔נִי לְלָכְדָהּ֒ לָכַ֔ד לָכַ֖ד לָכַ֖דְתִּי לָכַ֤ד לָכַ֥ד לָכַ֧ד לָכַ֨ד לָכָֽדְנוּ׃ לָכָֽד׃ לֹכֵ֣ד לכד לכד׃ לכדנו׃ לכדתי ללכדה ללכדני מִלֹּכֵ֥ד מלכד נִ֝לְכַּ֗דְתָּ נִלְכְּדָ֖ה נִלְכְּדָ֣ה נִלְכְּדָ֥ה נִלְכְּדָ֨ה נִלְכְּדָה֙ נִלְכַּ֖ד נִלְכַּדְתְּ֙ נלכד נלכדה נלכדת תִּלְכְּד֑וֹ תִּלָּכֵ֑ד תִּלָּכֵ֑דִי תלכד תלכדו תלכדי ’el·kōḏ ’elkōḏ elKod han·nil·kāḏ hannilKad hannilkāḏ lā·ḵā·ḏə·nū lā·ḵaḏ lā·ḵāḏ lā·ḵaḏ·tî laChad laChadenu laChadti lāḵaḏ lāḵāḏ lāḵāḏənū lāḵaḏtî lə·lā·ḵə·ḏāh lə·lā·ḵə·ḏê·nî lelacheDah lelacheDeni ləlāḵəḏāh ləlāḵəḏênî lō·ḵêḏ loChed lōḵêḏ mil·lō·ḵêḏ milloChed millōḵêḏ nil·kaḏ nil·kaḏ·tā nil·kaḏt nil·kə·ḏāh nilKad nilkaḏ nilkadT nilkaḏt nilKadta nilkaḏtā nilkeDah nilkəḏāh til·kə·ḏōw til·lā·ḵê·ḏî til·lā·ḵêḏ tilkeDo tilkəḏōw tillaChed tillaChedi tillāḵêḏ tillāḵêḏî ū·lə·ḵā·ḏāh ū·lə·ḵā·ḏu·hā ū·lə·ḵā·ḏū·hā ulechaDah ulechaDuha ūləḵāḏāh ūləḵāḏuhā ūləḵāḏūhā vaiyilkeDah vaiyilkeDu vaiyilkeDuha vaiyilkeDuhu vaiyilKod vaiyillaChed vaiyillaChedu vannilKod vattillaChed velaChad velacheDah velaChod velichDu venilKadu venilkeDah venilkeDu veyillacheDu wan·nil·kōḏ wannilkōḏ wat·til·lā·ḵêḏ wattillāḵêḏ way·yil·kāḏ- way·yil·kə·ḏāh way·yil·kə·ḏū way·yil·kə·ḏu·hā way·yil·kə·ḏū·hā way·yil·kə·ḏu·hū way·yil·kōḏ way·yil·lā·ḵê·ḏū way·yil·lā·ḵêḏ wayyilkāḏ- wayyilkəḏāh wayyilkəḏū wayyilkəḏuhā wayyilkəḏūhā wayyilkəḏuhū wayyilkōḏ wayyillāḵêḏ wayyillāḵêḏū wə·lā·ḵaḏ wə·lā·ḵə·ḏāh wə·lā·ḵō·wḏ wə·liḵ·ḏū wə·nil·kā·ḏū wə·nil·kə·ḏāh wə·nil·kə·ḏū wə·yil·lā·ḵə·ḏū wəlāḵaḏ wəlāḵəḏāh wəlāḵōwḏ wəliḵḏū wənilkāḏū wənilkəḏāh wənilkəḏū wəyillāḵəḏū yil·kə·ḏen·nāh yil·kə·ḏen·nū yil·kə·ḏū yil·kə·ḏu·nōw yil·kō·ḏū yil·kō·wḏ yil·lā·ḵê·ḏū yil·lā·ḵə·ḏūn yil·lā·ḵeḏ yil·lā·ḵêḏ yilkeDennah yilkəḏennāh yilkeDennu yilkəḏennū yilkeDu yilkəḏū yilkeduNo yilkəḏunōw yilKod yilKodu yilkōḏū yilkōwḏ yilLached yillaChedu yillacheDun yillāḵeḏ yillāḵêḏ yillāḵêḏū yillāḵəḏūn yiṯ·lak·kā·ḏū yiṯ·lak·kə·ḏū yitlakKadu yiṯlakkāḏū yitlakkeDu yiṯlakkəḏū
 
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