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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3929 - לֶמֶךְ

Transliteration
lemek
Phonetics
leh'-mek  
Word Origin
from an unused root of uncertain meaning
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Lamech = “powerful”

1) the 5th lineal descendant from Cain, husband of Adah and Zillah, father of sons, Jabal, Jubal, and Tubal-cain, and daughter, Naamah

2) father of Noah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (11) NAS (11) HCS (11)
Genesis 9
1 Chronicles 1
Genesis 9
1 Chronicles 1
Genesis 10
1 Chronicles 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 11
n-p 11
n-p 11
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 לֶ֫מֶךְ proper name, masculine (on original form compare Lag BN 77; conjecture as to meaning Bu Urgesch. 102,129); — ׳ל Genesis 4:19 7t.; לָ֑מֶךְ Genesis 4:18 2t.; —

1 son ofמְתוּשָׁאֵל (Cainite) Genesis 4:18,19,23 (twice in verse); Genesis 4:24 (all J).

2 son of מְתוּשֶׁלַח (Sethite) Genesis 5:25,26,28,30,31 (all P), 1 Chronicles 1:3. — ᵐ5 Ααμεχ.

לְמִן, לְמִנִּי see מִן

9b.

לְמַעַן see מען below ענה.

לֹעַ see below I. לוּעַ.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לֶמֶךְ pr.n. Lamech

(1) the son of Methusael, of the race of Cain; well known for having misused the arms which his sons had invented, -Gen. 4:1824.

(2) the son of Methuselah, of the race of Sheth, -Gen. 5:2531.

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List of Word Forms
וְלֶ֖מֶךְ ולמך לֶ֔מֶךְ לֶ֕מֶךְ לֶ֖מֶךְ לֶ֗מֶךְ לֶ֜מֶךְ לָֽמֶךְ׃ למך למך׃ lā·meḵ Lamech lāmeḵ le·meḵ Lemech lemeḵ veLemech wə·le·meḵ wəlemeḵ
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