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Lexicon :: Strong's H3898 - lacham

לָחַם
Transliteration
lacham
Pronunciation
lä·kham' (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1104,1105

KJV Translation Count — Total: 177x
The KJV translates Strong's H3898 in the following manner: fight (149x), to war (10x), make war (8x), eat (5x), overcome (2x), devoured (1x), ever (1x), prevail (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to fight, do battle, make war

    1. (Qal) to fight, do battle

    2. (Niphal) to engage in battle, wage war

  2. (Qal) to eat, use as food

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָחַם lâcham, law-kham'; a primitive root; to feed on; figuratively, to consume; by implication, to battle (as destruction):—devour, eat, × ever, fight(-ing), overcome, prevail, (make) war(-ring).
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H3898 matches the Hebrew לָחַם (lacham),
which occurs 177 times in 171 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 4 (Exo 1:10–Jdg 10:18)

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Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight H3898 against us, and so get them up out of the land.

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The LORD shall fight H3898 for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

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And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth H3898 for them against the Egyptians.

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Then came Amalek, and fought H3898 with Israel in Rephidim.

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And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight H3898 with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand.

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So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and fought H3898 with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.

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And when king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the spies; then he fought H3898 against Israel, and took some of them prisoners.

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And Sihon would not suffer Israel to pass through his border: but Sihon gathered all his people together, and went out against Israel into the wilderness: and he came to Jahaz, and fought H3898 against Israel.

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For Heshbon was the city of Sihon the king of the Amorites, who had fought H3898 against the former king of Moab, and taken all his land out of his hand, even unto Arnon.

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Behold, there is a people come out of Egypt, which covereth the face of the earth: come now, curse me them; peradventure I shall be able to overcome H3898 them, and drive them out.

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The LORD your God which goeth before you, he shall fight H3898 for you, according to all that he did for you in Egypt before your eyes;

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Then ye answered and said unto me, We have sinned against the LORD, we will go up and fight, H3898 according to all that the LORD our God commanded us. And when ye had girded on every man his weapons of war, ye were ready to go up into the hill.

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And the LORD said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; H3898 for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.

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Ye shall not fear them: for the LORD your God he shall fight H3898 for you.

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For the LORD your God is he that goeth with you, to fight H3898 for you against your enemies, to save you.

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When thou comest nigh unto a city to fight H3898 against it, then proclaim peace unto it.

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When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war H3898 against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege:

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They shall be burnt with hunger, and devoured H3898 with burning heat, and with bitter destruction: I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents of the dust.

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That they gathered themselves together, to fight H3898 with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.

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Therefore the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, the king of Eglon, gathered themselves together, and went up, they and all their hosts, and encamped before Gibeon, and made war H3898 against it.

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And there was no day like that before it or after it, that the LORD hearkened unto the voice of a man: for the LORD fought H3898 for Israel.

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And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, nor be dismayed, be strong and of good courage: for thus shall the LORD do to all your enemies against whom ye fight. H3898

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Then Joshua passed from Makkedah, and all Israel with him, unto Libnah, and fought H3898 against Libnah:

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And Joshua passed from Libnah, and all Israel with him, unto Lachish, and encamped against it, and fought H3898 against it:

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And from Lachish Joshua passed unto Eglon, and all Israel with him; and they encamped against it, and fought H3898 against it:

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And Joshua went up from Eglon, and all Israel with him, unto Hebron; and they fought H3898 against it:

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And Joshua returned, and all Israel with him, to Debir; and fought H3898 against it:

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And all these kings and their land did Joshua take at one time, because the LORD God of Israel fought H3898 for Israel.

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And when all these kings were met together, they came and pitched together at the waters of Merom, to fight H3898 against Israel.

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And the coast of the children of Dan went out too little for them: therefore the children of Dan went up to fight H3898 against Leshem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and possessed it, and dwelt therein, and called Leshem, Dan, after the name of Dan their father.

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And ye have seen all that the LORD your God hath done unto all these nations because of you; for the LORD your God is he that hath fought H3898 for you.

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One man of you shall chase a thousand: for the LORD your God, he it is that fighteth H3898 for you, as he hath promised you.

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And I brought you into the land of the Amorites, which dwelt on the other side Jordan; and they fought H3898 with you: and I gave them into your hand, that ye might possess their land; and I destroyed them from before you.

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Then Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, arose and warred H3898 against Israel, and sent and called Balaam the son of Beor to curse you:

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And ye went over Jordan, and came unto Jericho: and the men of Jericho fought H3898 against you, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Girgashites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites; and I delivered them into your hand.

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Now after the death of Joshua it came to pass, that the children of Israel asked the LORD, saying, Who shall go up for us against the Canaanites first, to fight H3898 against them?

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And Judah said unto Simeon his brother, Come up with me into my lot, that we may fight H3898 against the Canaanites; and I likewise will go with thee into thy lot. So Simeon went with him.

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And they found Adonibezek in Bezek: and they fought H3898 against him, and they slew the Canaanites and the Perizzites.

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Now the children of Judah had fought H3898 against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

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And afterward the children of Judah went down to fight H3898 against the Canaanites, that dwelt in the mountain, and in the south, and in the valley.

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The kings came and fought, H3898 then fought H3898 the kings of Canaan in Taanach by the waters of Megiddo; they took no gain of money.

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They fought H3898 from heaven; the stars in their courses fought H3898 against Sisera.

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And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus, that thou calledst us not, when thou wentest to fight H3898 with the Midianites? And they did chide with him sharply.

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(For my father fought H3898 for you, and adventured his life far, and delivered you out of the hand of Midian:

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Then said Zebul unto him, Where is now thy mouth, wherewith thou saidst, Who is Abimelech, that we should serve him? is not this the people that thou hast despised? go out, I pray now, and fight H3898 with them.

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And Gaal went out before the men of Shechem, and fought H3898 with Abimelech.

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And Abimelech fought H3898 against the city all that day; and he took the city, and slew the people that was therein, and beat down the city, and sowed it with salt.

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And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought H3898 against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

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Moreover the children of Ammon passed over Jordan to fight H3898 also against Judah, and against Benjamin, and against the house of Ephraim; so that Israel was sore distressed.

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And the people and princes of Gilead said one to another, What man is he that will begin to fight H3898 against the children of Ammon? he shall be head over all the inhabitants of Gilead.

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2. Jdg 11:4–1Ki 22:31

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