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Strong's #3923 - לָכִישׁ

Transliteration
Lâkîysh
Phonetics
law-keesh'
Origin
from an unused root of uncertain meaning
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Lachish = “invincible”

1) a city lying south of Jerusalem on the borders of Simeon and which belonged to the Amorites until conquered by Joshua and allotted to Judah

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (24)
Joshua 10
2 Kings 5
2 Chronicles 4
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
NAS (24)
Joshua 10
2 Kings 5
2 Chronicles 4
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
HCS (24)
Joshua 10
2 Kings 5
2 Chronicles 4
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
BSB (24)
Joshua 10
2 Kings 5
2 Chronicles 4
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
ESV (24)
Joshua 10
2 Kings 5
2 Chronicles 4
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
WEB (24)
Joshua 10
2 Kings 5
2 Chronicles 4
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 לָכִישׁ proper name, of a location — so Joshua 10:3 +; with ה locative לֶכִ֫ישָׁה Joshua 10:31 5t.; — Canaanitish (Amorite) city, with king, Joshua 10:3,5,23 (all J E), Joshua 10:31; Joshua 12:11 (both D); (= Tel el-Amarna Lakiša, Lakisi Wkl TA Tablets, Nos. 217,218, 180,181); captured by Joshua 10:32,33,34,35 (all D); reckoned to Judah Micah 1:13; Jeremiah 34:7; Joshua 15:39 (P), compare 2 Kings 14:19 (twice in verse) = 2 Chronicles 25:27 (twice in verse), 2 Chronicles 11:9; Nehemiah 11:30; base of Assyrian operations 2 Kings 18:14, compare 2 Chronicles 32:9, also 2 Kings 18:17; 2 Kings 19:8 = Isaiah 36:2; Isaiah 37:8 ( = Assyrian Lakisi Schr COT 2 Kings 18:13); probably = modern Tell el-Hesy, approximately 33miles southwest from Jerusalem FJB Mound of Many Cities, 1893 Buhl Geogr. § 103 GASm Geogr. 234; > Umm el-Lâkis vd Velde Mem. 320 Guérin Judeé; ii. 299 ff.; Um Lâkis opposed to by Rob BR ii. 47.ᵐ5 Λαχεις.

לָכֵן

seeכֵּן. לֻלָאוֺת see [ לוּלַי] below לולו.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לָכִישׁ (i.q. لَكِسُ “obstinate,” i.e. hard to be captured), [Lachish], pr.n. of a fortified town (Isaiah 36:2; 2 Chronicles 11:9) in the plain country, of the tribe of Judah, which had formerly been a royal city of the Canaanites, Joshua 10:3, 12:11 15:39 Nehemiah 11:30; Jeremiah 34:7; Micah 1:13. [Derived in Thes. from the unused root. לָכַשׁ; and the meaning suggested, “smitten,” “taken,” “captured,” or else the one just mentioned.]


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List of Word Forms
לְלָכִֽישׁ׃ לָכִ֑ישָׁה לָכִ֑ישׁ לָכִ֔ישָׁה לָכִ֔ישׁ לָכִ֖ישׁ לָכִ֛ישׁ לָכִ֜ישׁ לָכִ֣ישׁ לָכִ֥ישׁ לָכִ֨ישָׁה ׀ לָכִישׁ֙ לכיש לכישה ללכיש׃ מִלָּכִ֖ישׁ מִלָּכִ֧ישׁ מִלָּכִֽישׁ׃ מלכיש מלכיש׃ lā·ḵî·šāh lā·ḵîš laChish laChishah lāḵîš lāḵîšāh lə·lā·ḵîš lelaChish ləlāḵîš mil·lā·ḵîš millaChish millāḵîš
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