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Lexicon :: Strong's H3947 - laqach

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lä·kakh' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1124

Strong’s Definitions

לָקַח lâqach, law-kakh'; a primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications):—accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold, × many, mingle, place, receive(-ing), reserve, seize, send for, take (away, -ing, up), use, win.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 965x

The KJV translates Strong's H3947 in the following manner: take (747x), receive (61x), take away (51x), fetch (31x), bring (25x), get (6x), take out (6x), carry away (5x), married (4x), buy (3x), miscellaneous (26x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 965x
The KJV translates Strong's H3947 in the following manner: take (747x), receive (61x), take away (51x), fetch (31x), bring (25x), get (6x), take out (6x), carry away (5x), married (4x), buy (3x), miscellaneous (26x).
  1. to take, get, fetch, lay hold of, seize, receive, acquire, buy, bring, marry, take a wife, snatch, take away

    1. (Qal)

      1. to take, take in the hand

      2. to take and carry along

      3. to take from, take out of, take, carry away, take away

      4. to take to or for a person, procure, get, take possession of, select, choose, take in marriage, receive, accept

      5. to take up or upon, put upon

      6. to fetch

      7. to take, lead, conduct

      8. to take, capture, seize

      9. to take, carry off

      10. to take (vengeance)

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be captured

      2. to be taken away, be removed

      3. to be taken, brought unto

    3. (Pual)

      1. to be taken from or out of

      2. to be stolen from

      3. to be taken captive

      4. to be taken away, be removed

    4. (Hophal)

      1. to be taken unto, be brought unto

      2. to be taken out of

      3. to be taken away

    5. (Hithpael)

      1. to take hold of oneself

      2. to flash about (of lightning)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָקַח lâqach, law-kakh'; a primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications):—accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold, × many, mingle, place, receive(-ing), reserve, seize, send for, take (away, -ing, up), use, win.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3947 matches the Hebrew לָקַח (laqach),
which occurs 968 times in 908 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 19 (Gen 2:15–Gen 23:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:15 - Then the LORD God took H3947 the man and put him into the garden of Eden to cultivate it and keep it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:21 - So the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then He took H3947 one of his ribs and closed up the flesh at that place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:22 - The LORD God [fn]fashioned into a woman the rib which He had taken H3947 from the man, and brought her to the man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:23 - The man said,
“This is now bone of my bones,
And flesh of my flesh;
[fn]She shall be called [fn]Woman,
Because [fn]she was taken H3947 out of [fn]Man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:6 - When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took H3947 from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:19 - By the sweat of your face
You will eat bread,
Till you return to the ground,
Because from it you were taken; H3947
For you are dust,
And to dust you shall return.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:22 - Then the LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take H3947 also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever”—
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:23 - therefore the LORD God sent him out from the garden of Eden, to cultivate the ground from which he was taken. H3947
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:11 - “Now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive H3947 your brother’s blood from your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:19 - Lamech took H3947 to himself two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other, Zillah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:24 - Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took H3947 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:2 - that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were [fn]beautiful; and they took H3947 wives for themselves, whomever they chose.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:21 - “As for you, take H3947 for yourself some of all food which is edible, and gather it to yourself; and it shall be for food for you and for them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:2 - “You shall take H3947 [fn]with you of every clean animal [fn]by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, a male and his female;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:9 - but the dove found no resting place for the sole of her foot, so she returned to him into the ark, for the water was on the [fn]surface of all the earth. Then he put out his hand and took H3947 her, and brought her into the ark to himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:20 - Then Noah built an altar to the LORD, and took H3947 of every clean animal and of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:23 - But Shem and Japheth took H3947 a garment and laid it upon both their shoulders and walked backward and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were [fn]turned away, so that they did not see their father’s nakedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:29 - Abram and Nahor took H3947 wives for themselves. The name of Abram’s wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor’s wife was Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah [fn]and Iscah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:31 - Terah took H3947 Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram’s wife; and they went out [fn]together from Ur of the Chaldeans in order to enter the land of Canaan; and they went as far as Haran, and [fn]settled there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:5 - Abram took H3947 Sarai his wife and Lot his nephew, and all their possessions which they had accumulated, and the [fn]persons which they had acquired in Haran, and they [fn]set out for the land of Canaan; thus they came to the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:15 - Pharaoh’s officials saw her and praised her to Pharaoh; and the woman was taken H3947 into Pharaoh’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:19 - “Why did you say, ‘She is my sister,’ so that I took H3947 her for my wife? Now then, [fn]here is your wife, take H3947 her and go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:11 - Then they took H3947 all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah and all their food supply, and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:12 - They also took H3947 Lot, Abram’s nephew, and his possessions and departed, for he was living in Sodom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:21 - The king of Sodom said to Abram, “Give the [fn]people to me and take H3947 the goods for yourself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:23 - that I will not take H3947 a thread or a sandal thong or anything that is yours, for fear you would say, ‘I have made Abram rich.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:24 - [fn]I will take nothing except what the young men have eaten, and the share of the men who went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take H3947 their share.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:9 - So He said to him, “[fn]Bring H3947 Me a three year old heifer, and a three year old female goat, and a three year old ram, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:10 - Then he [fn]brought H3947 all these to Him and cut them [fn]in two, and laid each half opposite the other; but he did not cut the birds.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:3 - After Abram had [fn]lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Abram’s wife Sarai took H3947 Hagar the Egyptian, her maid, and gave her to her husband Abram as his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:23 - Then Abraham took H3947 Ishmael his son, and all the servants who were born in his house and all who were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham’s household, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the very same day, as God had said to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:4 - “Please let a little water be brought H3947 and wash your feet, and [fn]rest yourselves under the tree;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:5 - and I will [fn]bring H3947 a piece of bread, that you may [fn]refresh yourselves; after that you may go on, since you have [fn]visited your servant.” And they said, “So do, as you have said.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:7 - Abraham also ran to the herd, and took H3947 a tender and [fn]choice calf and gave it to the servant, and he hurried to prepare it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:8 - He took H3947 curds and milk and the calf which he had prepared, and placed it before them; and he was standing by them under the tree [fn]as they ate.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:14 - Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who [fn]were to marry H3947 his daughters, and said, “Up, get out of this place, for the LORD will destroy the city.” But he appeared to his sons-in-law [fn]to be jesting.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:15 - When morning dawned, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Up, take H3947 your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away in the [fn]punishment of the city.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:2 - Abraham said of Sarah his wife, “She is my sister.” So Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took H3947 Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:3 - But God came to Abimelech in a dream of the night, and said to him, “Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, H3947 for she is [fn]married.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:14 - Abimelech then took H3947 sheep and oxen and male and female servants, and gave them to Abraham, and restored his wife Sarah to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:14 - So Abraham rose early in the morning and took H3947 bread and a [fn]skin of water and gave them to Hagar, putting them on her shoulder, and gave her the boy, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered about in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:21 - He [fn]lived in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother took H3947 a wife for him from the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:27 - Abraham took H3947 sheep and oxen and gave them to Abimelech, and the two of them made a covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:30 - He said, “You shall take H3947 these seven ewe lambs from my hand so that it may be a witness to me, that I dug this well.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:2 - He said, “Take H3947 now your son, your only son, whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I will tell you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:3 - So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took H3947 two of his young men with him and Isaac his son; and he split wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:6 - Abraham took H3947 the wood of the burnt offering and laid it on Isaac his son, and he took H3947 in his hand the fire and the knife. So the two of them walked on together.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:10 - Abraham stretched out his hand and took H3947 the knife to slay his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:13 - Then Abraham raised his eyes and looked, and behold, behind him a ram caught in the thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took H3947 the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering in the place of his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:13 - He spoke to Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, saying, “If you will only please listen to me; I will give the price of the field, accept H3947 it from me that I may bury my dead there.”

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