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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3892 - לַח

Word Origin
from an unused root meaning to be new
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) moist, fresh, new

1a) moist, fresh (of plants)

1b) new (of cords, sinews)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4372 ‑ πρόσφατος (pros'‑fat‑os);  5200 ‑ ὑγρός (hoo‑gros');  5515 ‑ χλωρός (khlo‑ros');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (6) HCS (6)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Judges 2
Ezekiel 2
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Judges 2
Ezekiel 2
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Judges 2
Ezekiel 2
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a-ms 3
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a-ms 2
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a-ms 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1261) hl (להה LHh) AC: Lick CO: Moist AB: ?: The pictograph l represents authority and the tongue as the authority, the h is a picture of wall that separates the inside from the outside. Combined these mean "tongue outside". When the lips are dry, the tongue licks the lips to moisten them. (eng: lick - an exchange for the ck and h; liquid - an exchange for the q and h and the addition of the uid.)

A) hl (להה LHh) AC: ? CO: Moist AB: ?: Anything that is moist or fresh.

Nm) hl (להה LHh) - Moist: KJV (7): green, moist - Strongs: H3892 (לַח), H3893 (לֵחַ)

fm) ihl (לההי LHhY) - Jaw: From the moist cheeks. KJV (21): cheek, jaw, jawbone, bone - Strongs: H3895 (לְחִי)

B) hhl (להההה LHhHh) AC: Lick CO: ? AB: ?

V) hhl (להההה LHhHh) - Lick: [df: qql Kxl]KJV (13): (vf: Paal, Piel) lap, lick - Strongs: H3897 (לָחַךְ), H3952 (לָקַק)

C) hla (אלהה ALHh) AC: Filthy CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

V) hla (אלהה ALHh) - Filthy: KJV (3): (vf: Niphal) filthy - Strongs: H444 (אָלַח)

J) hfl (לוהה LWHh) AC: ? CO: Tablet AB: ?: A common writing material is wet clay. The letters can be easily inscribed and the clay hardens to preserve the record.

Nm) hfl (לוהה LWHh) - Tablet: KJV (43): table, board, plate - Strongs: H3871 (לֻחַ)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 לַח adjective moist, fresh, new; — ׳ל Genesis 30:37; Ezekiel 21:3; לָ֑ח Ezekiel 17:24; plural לַחִים Numbers 6:3 2t.; —

1 moist, fresh, of trees, fruit, etc.; לִבְנֶה לַח Genesis 30:37 (J); ׳עֵץ ל Ezekiel 17:24; Ezekiel 21:3; grapes ׳עֲנָבִים ל Numbers 6:3.

2 new, of cords, ׳יְתָרִים ל Judges 16:7,8, probably made of fresh sinews of animal (compare Syriac PS1652; GFM on the passage)

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לַח adj. (from the root לָחַח); pl. לַחִים (with, Dagesh forte implied, Gramm. § 22, 1); prop. moist; hence fresh, of wood, Genesis 30:37 of a grape, Numbers 6:3 of new ropes, Judges 16:7, Judges 16:8.

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לַ֖ח לַח֩ לַחִ֖ים לַחִ֥ים לָ֔ח לח לחים la·ḥîm lach laChim laḥ lāḥ laḥîm
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