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Lexicon :: Strong's H3812 - lē'â

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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

לֵאָה Lêʼâh, lay-aw'; from H3811; weary; Leah, a wife of Jacob:—Leah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's H3812 in the following manner: Leah (34x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's H3812 in the following manner: Leah (34x).
  1. Leah = "weary"

    1. daughter of Laban, first wife of Jacob, and mother of Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, and Dinah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לֵאָה Lêʼâh, lay-aw'; from H3811; weary; Leah, a wife of Jacob:—Leah.
STRONGS H3812: Abbreviations
לֵאָה 34 proper name, feminine Leah, elder daughter of Laban, and wife of Jacob (perhaps = wild-cow, Arabic bdb052108, (bdb052109) [compare רָחֵל ewe], DlProl. 80 RSK 219 and (doubtfully) NöZMG xl. 1886, 167; also GrayHeb. Names, 96; others as HptGGN 1883, 100 compare Assyrian li'at, in sense mistress; on possibly relation of לֵאָה to לִוֵי see לִוֵי); — mother of Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun and Dinah; Genesis 29:16, 17, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, 32 (compare Genesis 29:33; Genesis 29:34; Genesis 29:35) Genesis 30:9 + 15 times Genesis 31:32; Genesis 33:1, 2, 7; Genesis 34:1; Genesis 35:23, 26; Genesis 46:15, 18; Genesis 49:31; Ruth 4:11; Greek Version of the LXX Λ(ε)ια.
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Strong's Number H3812 matches the Hebrew לֵאָה (lē'â),
which occurs 34 times in 32 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:16 - Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah H3812, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:17 - And Leah’s H3812 eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful in figure and appearance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:23 - Now in the evening he took his daughter Leah H3812 and brought her to him; and Jacob had relations with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:24 - Laban also gave his female slave Zilpah to his daughter Leah H3812 as a slave.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:25 - So it came about in the morning that, behold, it was Leah H3812! And he said to Laban, “What is this that you have done to me? Was it not for Rachel that I served with you? Why then have you deceived me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:30 - So Jacob had relations with Rachel also, and indeed he loved Rachel more than Leah H3812, and he served with [fn]Laban for another seven years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:31 - Now the LORD saw that Leah H3812 was [fn]unloved, and He opened her womb, but Rachel was unable to have children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:32 - Leah H3812 conceived and gave birth to a son, and named him [fn]Reuben, for she said, “Because the LORD has [fn]seen my affliction; surely now my husband will love me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:9 - When Leah H3812 saw that she had stopped having children, she took her slave Zilpah and gave her to Jacob as a wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:10 - And Leah’s H3812 slave Zilpah bore Jacob a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:11 - Then Leah H3812 said, “[fn]How fortunate!” So she named him [fn]Gad.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:12 - And Leah’s H3812 slave Zilpah bore Jacob a second son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:13 - Then Leah H3812 said, “[fn]Happy am I! For women will call me happy.” So she named him [fn]Asher.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:14 - Now in the days of wheat harvest Reuben went and found mandrake fruits in the field, and brought them to his mother Leah H3812. Then Rachel said to Leah H3812, “Please give me some of your son’s mandrakes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:16 - When Jacob came in from the field in the evening, Leah H3812 went out to meet him and said, “You must have relations with me, for I have indeed hired you with my son’s mandrakes.” So he slept with her that night.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:17 - God listened to Leah H3812, and she conceived and bore Jacob a fifth son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:18 - Then Leah H3812 said, “God has given me my [fn]reward, because I gave my slave to my husband.” So she named him Issachar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:19 - And Leah H3812 conceived again and bore a sixth son to Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:20 - Then Leah H3812 said, “God has endowed me with a good gift; finally my husband [fn]will acknowledge me as his wife, because I have borne him six sons.” So she named him Zebulun.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:4 - So Jacob sent word and called Rachel and Leah H3812 to his flock in the field,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:14 - Rachel and Leah H3812 said to him, “Do we still have any share or inheritance in our father’s house?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:33 - So Laban went into Jacob’s tent, and into Leah’s H3812 tent, and into the tent of the two slave women, but he did not find them. Then he went out of Leah’s H3812 tent and entered Rachel’s tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:1 - Then Jacob raised his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children [fn]among Leah H3812 and Rachel, and the two slave women.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:2 - He put the slave women and their children [fn]in front, and Leah H3812 and her children [fn]next, and Rachel and Joseph [fn]last.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:7 - And Leah H3812 likewise came forward with her children, and they bowed down; and afterward Joseph came forward with Rachel, and they bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:1 - Now Dinah the daughter of Leah H3812, whom she had borne to Jacob, went out to [fn]visit the daughters of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:23 - the sons of Leah H3812 were Reuben, Jacob’s firstborn, then Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:26 - and the sons of Zilpah, Leah’s H3812 female slave, were Gad and Asher. These were the sons of Jacob who were born to him in Paddan-aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:15 - These are the sons of Leah H3812, whom she bore to Jacob in Paddan-aram, with his daughter Dinah; [fn]all his sons and his daughters numbered thirty-three.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:18 - These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to his daughter Leah H3812; and she bore to Jacob these sixteen persons.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:31 - “There they buried Abraham and his wife Sarah, there they buried Isaac and his wife Rebekah, and there I buried Leah H3812
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:11 - And all the people who were [fn]in the court, and the elders, said, “We are witnesses. May the LORD make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah H3812, both of whom built the house of Israel; and may you achieve [fn]wealth in Ephrathah and [fn]become famous in Bethlehem.
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