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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3938 - לָעַט

Transliteration
lâ‛aṭ
Phonetics
law-at'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1120
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Hiphil) to swallow greedily, devour

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2928 ‑ κρύπτω (kroop'‑to);  5339 ‑ φείδομαι (fi'‑dom‑ahee);  1089 ‑ γεύομαι (ghyoo'‑om‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2315) uol (לאהתה LAhTh) AC: Feed CO: ? AB: ?: [from: ol- swallowing]

V) uol (לאהתה LAhTh) - Feed: KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) feed - Strongs: H3938 (לָעַט)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [לָעַט] verb swallow (greedily) (Late Hebrew id., Hiph`il stuff cattle with food; Syriac jaw; compare Arabic speak confusedly, utter indistinct sounds); — only

Hiph`il Imperative masculine singular suffix causat, הַלְעִיטֵנִי Genesis 25:30 (J) let me swallow, followed by מִן of thing.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לָעַט to eat greedily, to devour. Compare note under לוּעַ. Arab. quadril. لَعْظَمَ id.; لَعَسُ voracity.

Hiphil, to give to eat. Genesis 25:30, הַלְעִיטֵנִי נָא “give me to eat,” let me devour, of a person hungry and greedy.

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הַלְעִיטֵ֤נִי הלעיטני hal‘îṭênî hal·‘î·ṭê·nî haliTeni
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