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Lexicon :: Strong's H3828 - lᵊḇônâ

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1074d

Strong’s Definitions

לְבוֹנָה lᵉbôwnâh, leb-o-naw'; or לְבֹנָה lᵉbônâh; from H3836; frankincense (from its whiteness or perhaps that of its smoke):—(frank-) incense.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H3828 in the following manner: frankincense (15x), incense (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H3828 in the following manner: frankincense (15x), incense (6x).
  1. frankincense

    1. a white resin burned as fragrant incense

      1. ceremonially

      2. personally

      3. used in compounding the holy incense

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לְבוֹנָה lᵉbôwnâh, leb-o-naw'; or לְבֹנָה lᵉbônâh; from H3836; frankincense (from its whiteness or perhaps that of its smoke):—(frank-) incense.
STRONGS H3828: Abbreviations
† I. לְבֹנָה, לְבוֺנָה noun feminine frankincense (from white colour, compare LagBN 33; Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic id., לְבוּנְתָּא, bdb052605 Phoenician לבנת; Arabic bdb052606 (Lane3007); Ethiopic bdb052607 is from λιβανος); — ל׳ Exodus 30:24 + 18 times; לְבֹנָתָהּ Leviticus 2:2, 16; — used in preparation of holy incense Exodus 30:34 (|| סַמִּים); used as incense Jeremiah 6:20, on meal-offering Leviticus 2:1, 2, 15, 16; Leviticus 6:8, compare Leviticus 5:11; Numbers 5:15; also Jeremiah 17:26; Jeremiah 41:5; Isaiah 43:23; Isaiah 66:3; with shew-bread Leviticus 24:7; Nehemiah 13:5, 9; 1 Chronicles 9:29 (|| בְּשָׂמִים); burned as perfume (article of luxury) Songs 3:6 (|| מֹר); גִּבְעַת הַלְּבוֺנָה Songs 4:6 (|| הַר הַמּוֺר); עֲצֵי לְבוֺנָה Songs 4:14 (|| נֵרְדְּ, כַּרְכֹּם, קָנֶה, קִנָּמוֺן, מֹר, אֲהָלוֺת); as tribute to Zion Isaiah 60:6 (|| זהב). — In Hexateuch only P.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:24; 30:34


2:1; 2:2; 2:2; 2:15; 2:16; 2:16; 5:11; 6:8; 24:7



1 Chronicles



13:5; 13:9

Song of Songs

3:6; 4:6; 4:14


43:23; 60:6; 66:3


6:20; 17:26; 41:5


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3828 matches the Hebrew לְבוֹנָה (lᵊḇônâ),
which occurs 21 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:34 - The LORD said to Moshe, "Take to yourself sweet spices, gum resin, and onycha, and galbanum; sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be an equal weight;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:1 - "'When anyone offers an offering of a meal offering to the LORD, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil on it, and put frankincense on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:2 - He shall bring it to Aharon's sons the Kohanim; and he shall take his handful of its fine flour, and of its oil, with all its frankincense; and the Kohen shall burn the memorial of it on the altar, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savor to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:15 - You shall put oil on it, and lay frankincense on it: it is a meal offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:16 - The Kohen shall burn as its memorial, part of its bruised grain, and part of its oil, along with all its frankincense: it is an offering made by fire to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:11 - "'But if he can't afford two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, then he shall bring his offering for that in which he has sinned, the tenth part of an efah of fine flour for a sin offering. He shall put no oil on it, neither shall he put any frankincense on it, for it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:15 - He shall take from there his handful of the fine flour of the meal offering, and of its oil, and all the frankincense which is on the meal offering, and shall burn it on the altar for a sweet savor, as its memorial, to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:7 - You shall put pure frankincense on each row, that it may be to the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by fire to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:15 - then the man shall bring his wife to the Kohen, and shall bring her offering for her: the tenth part of an efah of barley meal. He shall pour no oil on it, nor put frankincense on it, for it is a meal offering of jealousy, a meal offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to memory.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:29 - Some of them also were appointed over the furniture, and over all the vessels of the sanctuary, and over the fine flour, and the wine, and the oil, and the frankincense, and the spices.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:5 - had prepared for him a great chamber, where before they laid the meal-offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels, and the tithes of the grain, the new wine, and the oil, which were given by mitzvah to the Levites, and the singers, and the porters; and the heave-offerings for the Kohanim.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:9 - Then I commanded, and they cleansed the chambers: and there brought I again the vessels of the house of God, with the meal-offerings and the frankincense.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:6 - Who is this who comes up from the wilderness like pillars of smoke, Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, With all spices of the merchant?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:6 - Until the day is cool, and the shadows flee away, I will go to the mountain of myrrh, To the hill of frankincense.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:14 - Spikenard and saffron, Calamus and cinnamon, with every kind of incense tree; Myrrh and aloes, with all the best spices,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:23 - You have not brought me of your sheep for burnt offerings; neither have you honored me with your sacrifices. I have not burdened you with offerings, nor wearied you with frankincense.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:6 - The multitude of camels shall cover you, the dromedaries of Midyan and `Efah; all they from Sheva shall come; they shall bring gold and frankincense, and shall proclaim the praises of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:3 - He who kills an ox is as he who kills a man; he who sacrifices a lamb, as he who breaks a dog's neck; he who offers an offering, as he who offers pig's blood; he who burns frankincense, as he who blesses an idol. Yes, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delights in their abominations:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:20 - To what purpose comes there to me frankincense from Sheva, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices pleasing to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:26 - They shall come from the cities of Yehudah, and from the places round about Yerushalayim, and from the land of Binyamin, and from the lowland, and from the hill-country, and from the South, bringing burnt offerings, and sacrifices, and meal-offerings, and frankincense, and bringing sacrifices of thanksgiving, to the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:5 - that there came men from Shekhem, from Shiloh, and from Shomron, even eighty men, having their beards shaved and their clothes torn, and having cut themselves, with meal-offerings and frankincense in their hand, to bring them to the house of the LORD.
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