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Lexicon :: Strong's H3956 - lashown


lä·shōn' (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1131a

KJV Translation Count — Total: 117x
The KJV translates Strongs H3956 in the following manner: tongue (98x), language (10x), bay (3x), wedge (2x), babbler (1x), flame (1x), speaker (with H376) (1x), talkers (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. tongue

    1. tongue (of men)

      1. tongue (literal)

      2. tongue (organ of speech)

    2. language

    3. tongue (of animals)

    4. tongue (of fire)

    5. wedge, bay of sea (tongue-shaped)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָשׁוֹן lâshôwn, law-shone'; or לָשֹׁן lâshôn; also (in plural) feminine לְשֹׁנָה lᵉshônâh; from H3960; the tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water):— babbler, bay, evil speaker, language, talker, tongue, wedge.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H3956 matches the Hebrew לָשׁוֹן (lashown),
which occurs 117 times in 115 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 3 (Gen 10:5–Psa 68:23)

Tools specific to Gen 10:5

Gen 10:5

By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, H3956 after their families, in their nations.

Tools specific to Gen 10:20

Gen 10:20

These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, H3956 in their countries, and in their nations.

Tools specific to Gen 10:31

Gen 10:31

These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, H3956 in their lands, after their nations.

Tools specific to Exo 4:10

Exo 4:10

And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. H3956

Tools specific to Exo 11:7

Exo 11:7

But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, H3956 against man or beast: that ye may know how that the LORD doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.

Tools specific to Deu 28:49

Deu 28:49

The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; a nation whose tongue H3956 thou shalt not understand;

Tools specific to Jos 7:21

Jos 7:21

When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge H3956 of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.

Tools specific to Jos 7:24

Jos 7:24

And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the garment, and the wedge H3956 of gold, and his sons, and his daughters, and his oxen, and his asses, and his sheep, and his tent, and all that he had: and they brought them unto the valley of Achor.

Tools specific to Jos 10:21

Jos 10:21

And all the people returned to the camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace: none moved his tongue H3956 against any of the children of Israel.

Tools specific to Jos 15:2

Jos 15:2

And their south border was from the shore of the salt sea, from the bay H3956 that looketh southward:

Tools specific to Jos 15:5

Jos 15:5

And the east border was the salt sea, even unto the end of Jordan. And their border in the north quarter was from the bay H3956 of the sea at the uttermost part of Jordan:

Tools specific to Jos 18:19

Jos 18:19

And the border passed along to the side of Bethhoglah northward: and the outgoings of the border were at the north bay H3956 of the salt sea at the south end of Jordan: this was the south coast.

Tools specific to Jdg 7:5

Jdg 7:5

So he brought down the people unto the water: and the LORD said unto Gideon, Every one that lappeth of the water with his tongue, H3956 as a dog lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one that boweth down upon his knees to drink.

Tools specific to 2Sa 23:2

2Sa 23:2

The Spirit of the LORD spake by me, and his word was in my tongue. H3956

Tools specific to Neh 13:24

Neh 13:24

And their children spake half in the speech of Ashdod, and could not speak in the Jews' language, but according to the language H3956 of each people.

Tools specific to Est 1:22

Est 1:22

For he sent letters into all the king's provinces, into every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people after their language, H3956 that every man should bear rule in his own house, and that it should be published according to the language H3956 of every people.

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Est 3:12

Then were the king's scribes called on the thirteenth day of the first month, and there was written according to all that Haman had commanded unto the king's lieutenants, and to the governors that were over every province, and to the rulers of every people of every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people after their language; H3956 in the name of king Ahasuerus was it written, and sealed with the king's ring.

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Est 8:9

Then were the king's scribes called at that time in the third month, that is, the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth day thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which are from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty and seven provinces, unto every province according to the writing thereof, and unto every people after their language, H3956 and to the Jews according to their writing, and according to their language. H3956

Tools specific to Job 5:21

Job 5:21

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: H3956 neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

Tools specific to Job 6:30

Job 6:30

Is there iniquity in my tongue? H3956 cannot my taste discern perverse things?

Tools specific to Job 15:5

Job 15:5

For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou choosest the tongue H3956 of the crafty.

Tools specific to Job 20:12

Job 20:12

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue; H3956

Tools specific to Job 20:16

Job 20:16

He shall suck the poison of asps: the viper's tongue H3956 shall slay him.

Tools specific to Job 27:4

Job 27:4

My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue H3956 utter deceit.

Tools specific to Job 29:10

Job 29:10

The nobles held their peace, and their tongue H3956 cleaved to the roof of their mouth.

Tools specific to Job 33:2

Job 33:2

Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue H3956 hath spoken in my mouth.

Tools specific to Job 41:1

Job 41:1

Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue H3956 with a cord which thou lettest down?

Tools specific to Psa 5:9

Psa 5:9

For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue. H3956

Tools specific to Psa 10:7

Psa 10:7

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue H3956 is mischief and vanity.

Tools specific to Psa 12:3

Psa 12:3

The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue H3956 that speaketh proud things:

Tools specific to Psa 12:4

Psa 12:4

Who have said, With our tongue H3956 will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

Tools specific to Psa 15:3

Psa 15:3

He that backbiteth not with his tongue, H3956 nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.

Tools specific to Psa 22:15

Psa 22:15

My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue H3956 cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.

Tools specific to Psa 31:20

Psa 31:20

Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues. H3956

Tools specific to Psa 34:13

Psa 34:13

Keep thy tongue H3956 from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

Tools specific to Psa 35:28

Psa 35:28

And my tongue H3956 shall speak of thy righteousness and of thy praise all the day long.

Tools specific to Psa 37:30

Psa 37:30

The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue H3956 talketh of judgment.

Tools specific to Psa 39:1

Psa 39:1

[[To the chief Musician, even to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.]] I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: H3956 I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.

Tools specific to Psa 39:3

Psa 39:3

My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then spake I with my tongue, H3956

Tools specific to Psa 45:1

Psa 45:1

[[To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, for the sons of Korah, Maschil, A Song of loves.]] My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which I have made touching the king: my tongue H3956 is the pen of a ready writer.

Tools specific to Psa 50:19

Psa 50:19

Thou givest thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue H3956 frameth deceit.

Tools specific to Psa 51:14

Psa 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue H3956 shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.

Tools specific to Psa 52:2

Psa 52:2

Thy tongue H3956 deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Tools specific to Psa 52:4

Psa 52:4

Thou lovest all devouring words, O thou deceitful tongue. H3956

Tools specific to Psa 55:9

Psa 55:9

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: H3956 for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Tools specific to Psa 57:4

Psa 57:4

My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue H3956 a sharp sword.

Tools specific to Psa 64:3

Psa 64:3

Who whet their tongue H3956 like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words:

Tools specific to Psa 64:8

Psa 64:8

So they shall make their own tongue H3956 to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away.

Tools specific to Psa 66:17

Psa 66:17

I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue. H3956

Tools specific to Psa 68:23

Psa 68:23

That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and the tongue H3956 of thy dogs in the same.

Search Results Continued...

1. Gen 10:5–Psa 68:23

2. Psa 71:24–Jer 9:3

3. Jer 9:5–Zec 14:12

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