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Lexicon :: Strong's H3863 - luw'

לוּא
Transliteration
luw'
Pronunciation
(Key)
Part of Speech
conjunction
Root Word (Etymology)
A conditional particle
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1085

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: לוא (Strongs and Gesenius) לו (Strongs and Gesenius) לה (Strongs)

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H3863 in the following manner: if (6x), would God (4x), O that (3x), Oh (2x), would it might be (1x), if haply (1x), peradventure (1x), Oh that (1x), pray thee (1x), Though (1x), would (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. if, oh that!, if only!

    1. if (unlikely condition)

    2. if only!, oh that!, would that!

Strong’s Definitions [?] (Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לוּא lûwʼ, loo; or לֻא luʼ; or לוּ lûw; a conditional particle; if; by implication (interj. as a wish) would that!:—if (haply), peradventure, I pray thee, though, I would, would God (that).
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H3863 matches the Hebrew לוּא (luw'),
which occurs 22 times in 21 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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And Abraham said unto God, O that H3863 Ishmael might live before thee!

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And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, H3863 hear me: I will give thee money for the field; take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.

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And Laban said, Behold, I would it might be H3863 according to thy word.

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And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, Joseph will peradventure H3863 hate us, and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him.

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And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God H3863 that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God H3863 we had died in this wilderness!

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And the people chode with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that H3863 we had died when our brethren died before the LORD!

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And Balaam said unto the ass, Because thou hast mocked me: I would H3863 there were a sword in mine hand, for now would I kill thee.

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O that H3863 they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

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And Joshua said, Alas, O Lord GOD, wherefore hast thou at all brought this people over Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? would to God H3863 we had been content, and dwelt on the other side Jordan!

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And he said, They were my brethren, even the sons of my mother: as the LORD liveth, if H3863 ye had saved them alive, I would not slay you.

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But his wife said unto him, If H3863 the LORD were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt offering and a meat offering at our hands, neither would he have shewed us all these things, nor would as at this time have told us such things as these.

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How much more, if haply H3863 the people had eaten freely to day of the spoil of their enemies which they found? for had there not been now a much greater slaughter among the Philistines?

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And the man said unto Joab, Though H3863 I should receive a thousand shekels of silver in mine hand, yet would I not put forth mine hand against the king's son: for in our hearing the king charged thee and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Beware that none touch the young man Absalom.

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In that thou lovest thine enemies, and hatest thy friends. For thou hast declared this day, that thou regardest neither princes nor servants: for this day I perceive, that if H3863 Absalom had lived, and all we had died this day, then it had pleased thee well.

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Oh that H3863 my grief were throughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!

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I also could speak as ye do: if H3863 your soul were in my soul's stead, I could heap up words against you, and shake mine head at you.

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Oh H3863 that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

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O that H3863 thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:

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Oh H3863 that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down, that the mountains might flow down at thy presence,

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If H3863 I cause noisome beasts to pass through the land, and they spoil it, so that it be desolate, that no man may pass through because of the beasts:

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If H3863 a man walking in the spirit and falsehood do lie, saying, I will prophesy unto thee of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.
 
 
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