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Lexicon :: Strong's H3899 - lechem

לֶחֶם
Transliteration
lechem
Pronunciation
lekh'·em (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1105a

Strong’s Definitions

לֶחֶם lechem, lekh'-em; from H3898; See also H1036 food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it):—(shew-) bread, × eat, food, fruit, loaf, meat, victuals.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 297x

The KJV translates Strong's H3899 in the following manner: bread (237x), food (21x), meat (18x), shewbread (with H6440) (5x), loaves (5x), shewbread (with H4635) (3x), shewbread (2x), victuals (2x), eat (1x), feast (1x), fruit (1x), provision (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 297x
The KJV translates Strong's H3899 in the following manner: bread (237x), food (21x), meat (18x), shewbread (with H6440) (5x), loaves (5x), shewbread (with H4635) (3x), shewbread (2x), victuals (2x), eat (1x), feast (1x), fruit (1x), provision (1x).
  1. bread, food, grain

    1. bread

      1. bread

      2. bread-corn

    2. food (in general)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לֶחֶם lechem, lekh'-em; from H3898; See also H1036 food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it):—(shew-) bread, × eat, food, fruit, loaf, meat, victuals.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3899 matches the Hebrew לֶחֶם (lechem),
which occurs 297 times in 277 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 5 / 6 (Pro 12:11–Eze 4:9)

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:11 - He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: H3899 but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:13 - Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread. H3899
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:17 - Bread H3899 of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:9 - He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread H3899 to the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:3 - Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat. H3899
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:6 - Eat thou not the bread H3899 of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:21 - If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread H3899 to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:27 - And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, H3899 for the food H3899 of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A poor man that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food. H3899
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:19 - He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: H3899 but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:21 - To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread H3899 that man will transgress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:8 - Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food H3899 convenient for me:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:22 - For a servant when he reigneth; and a fool when he is filled with meat; H3899
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:25 - The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat H3899 in the summer;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:14 - She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food H3899 from afar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:27 - She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread H3899 of idleness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:7 - Go thy way, eat thy bread H3899 with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:11 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread H3899 to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:19 - A feast H3899 is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 11:1 - Cast thy bread H3899 upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:1 - For, behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, doth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread, H3899 and the whole stay of water,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:7 - In that day shall he swear, saying, I will not be an healer; for in my house is neither bread H3899 nor clothing: make me not a ruler of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:1 - And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, We will eat our own bread, H3899 and wear our own apparel: only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:14 - The inhabitants of the land of Tema brought water to him that was thirsty, they prevented with their bread H3899 him that fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:28 - Bread H3899 corn is bruised; because he will not ever be threshing it, nor break it with the wheel of his cart, nor bruise it with his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:20 - And though the Lord give you the bread H3899 of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet shall not thy teachers be removed into a corner any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:23 - Then shall he give the rain of thy seed, that thou shalt sow the ground withal; and bread H3899 of the increase of the earth, and it shall be fat and plenteous: in that day shall thy cattle feed in large pastures.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:16 - He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks: bread H3899 shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:17 - Until I come and take you away to a land like your own land, a land of corn and wine, a land of bread H3899 and vineyards.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:15 - Then shall it be for a man to burn: for he will take thereof, and warm himself; yea, he kindleth it, and baketh bread; H3899 yea, he maketh a god, and worshippeth it; he maketh it a graven image, and falleth down thereto.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:19 - And none considereth in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread H3899 upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:14 - The captive exile hasteneth that he may be loosed, and that he should not die in the pit, nor that his bread H3899 should fail.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:2 - Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? H3899 and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:10 - For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread H3899 to the eater:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:7 - Is it not to deal thy bread H3899 to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:25 - The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the serpent's meat. H3899 They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:17 - And they shall eat up thine harvest, and thy bread, H3899 which thy sons and thy daughters should eat: they shall eat up thy flocks and thine herds: they shall eat up thy vines and thy fig trees: they shall impoverish thy fenced cities, wherein thou trustedst, with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:19 - But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit H3899 thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:21 - Then Zedekiah the king commanded that they should commit Jeremiah into the court of the prison, and that they should give him daily a piece of bread H3899 out of the bakers' street, until all the bread H3899 in the city were spent. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:9 - My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, whom they have cast into the dungeon; and he is like to die for hunger in the place where he is: for there is no more bread H3899 in the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:1 - Now it came to pass in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah the son of Elishama, of the seed royal, and the princes of the king, even ten men with him, came unto Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah; and there they did eat bread H3899 together in Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:14 - Saying, No; but we will go into the land of Egypt, where we shall see no war, nor hear the sound of the trumpet, nor have hunger of bread; H3899 and there will we dwell:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:17 - But we will certainly do whatsoever thing goeth forth out of our own mouth, to burn incense unto the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her, as we have done, we, and our fathers, our kings, and our princes, in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem: for then had we plenty of victuals, H3899 and were well, and saw no evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:6 - And in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread H3899 for the people of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:33 - And changed his prison garments: and he did continually eat bread H3899 before him all the days of his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:11 - All her people sigh, they seek bread; H3899 they have given their pleasant things for meat to relieve the soul: see, O LORD, and consider; for I am become vile.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:4 - The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, H3899 and no man breaketh it unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:6 - We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread. H3899
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:9 - We gat our bread H3899 with the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:9 - Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread H3899 thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.

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