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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3953 - לָקַשׁ
1) to glean, gather, take the aftermath, take everything
1a) (Piel) to despoil, gather everything from, strip
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
לָקַשׁ unused in Kal; Syr. Pael to be ripe, late (used of fruit); whence מַלְקוֹשׁ the latter rain, and לֶקֶשׁ hay of the latter growth. Hence
Piel, to gather late fruit, i.e. to glean, Job 24:6 (where some copies act as interpreters by reading לקטו).
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