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Lexicon :: Strong's H3939 - la`anah

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לַעֲנָה
Transliteration
la`anah
Pronunciation
lah·an·ä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root supposed to mean to curse
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TWOT Reference: 1121

Strong’s Definitions

לַעֲנָה laʻănâh, lah-an-aw'; from an unused root supposed to mean to curse; wormwood (regarded as poisonous, and therefore accursed):—hemlock, wormwood.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H3939 in the following manner: wormwood (7x), hemlock (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H3939 in the following manner: wormwood (7x), hemlock (1x).
  1. wormwood

    1. bitterness (metaph.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לַעֲנָה laʻănâh, lah-an-aw'; from an unused root supposed to mean to curse; wormwood (regarded as poisonous, and therefore accursed):—hemlock, wormwood.

H3939

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3939 matches the Hebrew לַעֲנָה (la`anah),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:18 - Make sure there is no man or woman, clan or tribe among you today whose heart turns away from the LORD our God to go and worship the gods of those nations; make sure there is no root among you that produces such bitter poison.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:4 - but in the end she is bitter as gall, sharp as a double-edged sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:15 - Therefore this is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: “See, I will make this people eat bitter food and drink poisoned water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:15 - Therefore this is what the LORD Almighty says concerning the prophets: “I will make them eat bitter food and drink poisoned water, because from the prophets of Jerusalem ungodliness has spread throughout the land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:15 - He has filled me with bitter herbs and given me gall to drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:19 - I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:7 - There are those who turn justice into bitterness and cast righteousness to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:12 - Do horses run on the rocky crags? Does one plow the sea[fn] with oxen? But you have turned justice into poison and the fruit of righteousness into bitterness—
 
 
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