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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #03812 - לֵאָה

Word Origin
from (03811)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Leah = “weary”

1) daughter of Laban, first wife of Jacob, and mother of Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, and Dinah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (34) NAS (34) HCS (33)
Genesis 31
Ruth 1
Genesis 31
Ruth 1
Genesis 32
Ruth 1
n-p 34
n-p 32
n-p 32

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 לֵאָה34 proper name, feminine Leah, elder daughter of Laban, and wife of Jacob (perhaps = wild-cow, Arabic , () [compare רָחֵל ewe], Dl Prol. 80 RS K 219 and (doubtfully) Nö ZMG xl. 1886,167; also Gray Heb. Names, 96; others as Hpt GGN 1883,100 compare Assyrian li'at, in sense mistress; on possibly relation of לֵאָה to לִוֵי see לִוֵי); — mother of Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun and Dinah; Genesis 29:16,17,23,24,25,30,31,32 (compare Genesis 29:33; Genesis 29:34; Genesis 29:35) Genesis 30:9 15t. Genesis 31:32; Genesis 33:1,2,7; Genesis 34:1; Genesis 35:23,26; Genesis 46:15,18; Genesis 49:31; Ruth 4:11; ᵐ5 Λ(ε)ια.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לֵאָה (“wearied”) pr.n. Leah, the elder daughter of Laban, and the wife of Jacob, Genesis 29:16, sq.; ch. 30, 31.

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List of Word Forms
וְלֵאָ֔ה וּכְלֵאָה֙ וּלְלֵאָ֑ה וכלאה ולאה וללאה לְלֵאָ֣ה לְלֵאָ֥ה לֵאָ֑ה לֵאָ֔ה לֵאָ֖ה לֵאָ֗ה לֵאָ֛ה לֵאָ֜ה לֵאָ֣ה לֵאָ֤ה לֵאָֽה׃ לֵאָה֙ לאה לאה׃ ללאה מִלֵּאָ֑ה מלאה lê’āh lê·’āh lə·lê·’āh leAh ləlê’āh leleAh mil·lê·’āh millê’āh milleAh ū·ḵə·lê·’āh ū·lə·lê·’āh ucheleAh ūḵəlê’āh ūləlê’āh uleleAh veleAh wə·lê·’āh wəlê’āh
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