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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #3957 - לִשְׁכָּה
1) room, chamber, hall, cell
1. a. of room connected with a sanctuary (בָּמָה), where sacrificial meal was eaten 1 Samuel 9:22, insert also probably 1 Samuel 1:18 (ᵐ5 We Dr Klo Bu).
b. connected with Solomon's temple, where wine offered to Rechabites Jeremiah 35:2,4; compare Jeremiah 35:4; Jeremiah 35:4 one where prophecy read Jeremiah 36:10 (both these apparently open, compare Gie Jeremiah 35:2); compare לִשְׁכַּת נְתַןמֶֿלֶךְ הַסָּרִיס ֗֗֗ בַּמַּרְוָרִים 2 Kings 23:11; used of Levites' cells 1 Chronicles 9:33; = store-rooms 1 Chronicles 9:26 ("" אֹצָרוֺת), 1 Chronicles 23:28; 1 Chronicles 28:12; 2 Chronicles 31:11.
c. in Ezekiel's temple, cells for priests, singers, etc. Ezekiel 40:17 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 40:38,44,45,46 + Ezekiel 41:10 (strike out Co Bthl), Ezekiel 42:1,4,7,8,11 + Ezekiel 42:12 (strike out Co Bthl); in three tiers, compare הָעֶלְיוֺנֹת׳הַלְּ Ezekiel 42:5 (see Ezekiel 42:3), ( Ezekiel 45:5 read עָרִים לָשֶׁבֶתᵐ5 Sm Co Sgfr KauAT Bthl); הַקֹּדֶשׁ׳ל for sacred uses Ezekiel 42:13 (3t. in verse); Ezekiel 44:19; Ezekiel 46:19.
d. in second temple, as store-rooms Ezra 8:29; Nehemiah 10:38; Nehemiah 10:39 ("" בֵּית הָאוֺצָר), Nehemiah 10:40; used by individuals Ezra 10:6; Nehemiah 13:5 (גְּדוֺלָה׳ל), Nehemiah 13:8, in General Nehemiah 13:4; Nehemiah 13:9.
2 of scribe's room in royal palace Jeremiah 36:12,20,21.
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לִשְׁכָּה f. i.q. נִשְׁכָּה (where see as to its origin [In Thes. suggested to be from לָשַׁךְ]), pl. לְשָׁכוֹת constr. לִשְׁכוֹת, a chamber, a cell, especially used of the cells of the temple, 1 Chronicles 9:26; Ezekiel 40:17, 45 Ezekiel 40:45, 42:1, seq.; Nehemiah 10:38, seq. Once, 1 Samuel 9:22, used of a dining rom; and Jeremiah 36:12, of the room of the royal scribe in the royal palace. [See Thes.]
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