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Lexicon :: Strong's H3830 - lᵊḇûš

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1075a

Strong’s Definitions

לְבוּשׁ lᵉbûwsh, leb-oosh'; or לְבֻשׁ lᵉbush; from H3847; a garment (literally or figuratively); by implication (euphemistically) a wife:—apparel, clothed with, clothing, garment, raiment, vestment, vesture.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H3830 in the following manner: clothing (9x), garment (9x), apparel (8x), vesture (2x), clothed (1x), put on (1x), raiment (1x), vestments (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H3830 in the following manner: clothing (9x), garment (9x), apparel (8x), vesture (2x), clothed (1x), put on (1x), raiment (1x), vestments (1x).
  1. clothing, garment, apparel, raiment

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לְבוּשׁ lᵉbûwsh, leb-oosh'; or לְבֻשׁ lᵉbush; from H3847; a garment (literally or figuratively); by implication (euphemistically) a wife:—apparel, clothed with, clothing, garment, raiment, vestment, vesture.
STRONGS H3830: Abbreviations
לְבוּשׁ, לְבֻשׁ noun masculineJob 30:18 garment, clothing, raiment (on formation compare Ges§ 84a. 12 LagBN 64, 179); — לְבוּשׁ absolute 2 Kings 10:22 + 9 times; construct לְבוּשׁ Esther 4:2 + 2 times, לְבֻשׁ Isaiah 14:19; suffix לְבוּשִׁי Job 30:18 + 3 times; לְבוּשֶׁ֑ךָ Isaiah 63:2; Proverbs 27:26; לְבוּשׁוֺ Isaiah 63:1; Job 41:5, לְבֻשׁוֺ 2 Samuel 20:8 + 2 times; לְבוּשָׁהּ Psalm 45:14 + 2 times; לְבוּשְׁכֶן 2 Samuel 1:24; לְבוּשָׁם Jeremiah 10:9; plural suffix לְבֻשֵׁיהֶם Lamentations 4:14; — garment, clothing, Genesis 49:11 (poem in J; || סוּתֹה), Job 24:7 ׅ || (כְּסוּת, Job 24:10; Job 30:18; Job 31:19; Proverbs 27:26; Psalm 22:19; Lamentations 4:14; of women's raiment 2 Samuel 1:24; Proverbs 31:22, also figurative וְהָדָר לְבוּשָׁהּ עֹז Proverbs 31:25; specifically of princess Psalm 45:14; of warrior's tunic 2 Samuel 20:8, compare Isaiah 63:1, 2(י׳ as warrior); raiment for worshippers 2 Kings 10:22; for mourners, לְבוּשִׁי שָׂ֑ק Psalm 35:13, compare Psalm 69:12; בִּלְבוּשׁ שָׂק Esther 4:2; of royal apparel מַלְכוּת ל׳ Esther 6:8; Esther 8:15, compare (without מ׳) Esther 6:9, 10, 11; scaly coat of crocodile לְבוּשׁוֹ פְּנֵי Job 41:5; cover garment with violence Malachi 2:16, figurative of putting away a wife, compare RSK, 269 We; in other figurative uses: — as changed Psalm 102:27 (simile of heavens and earth), as covering Psalm 104:6 (simile of deep upon earth); of cloud as garment of sea Job 38:9, simile of terrestrial objects in the light Job 38:14.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H3831.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



2 Samuel

1:24; 1:24; 20:8; 20:8

2 Kings

10:22; 10:22


4:2; 4:2; 6:8; 6:9; 6:10; 6:11; 8:15


24:7; 24:10; 30:18; 30:18; 30:18; 31:19; 38:9; 38:14; 41:5; 41:5


22:19; 35:13; 45:14; 45:14; 69:12; 102:27; 104:6


27:26; 27:26; 31:22; 31:25


14:19; 63:1; 63:1; 63:2; 63:2




4:14; 4:14



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3830 matches the Hebrew לְבוּשׁ (lᵊḇûš),
which occurs 33 times in 33 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:11 -

[fn]He ties his foal to the vine,

And his donkey’s colt to the choice vine;

He washes his garments H3830 in wine,

And his robes in the blood of grapes.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:24 -

“O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul,

Who clothed you luxuriously in scarlet,

Who put ornaments of gold on your clothing H3830.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:8 - They were at the large stone which is in Gibeon, and Amasa came [fn]to meet them. Now Joab was [fn]dressed H3830 in his military attire H3830, and over it was a belt with a sword in its sheath fastened at his [fn]waist; and as he came out, it fell out.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:22 - Then he said to the one who was [fn]in charge of the wardrobe, “Bring out garments H3830 for all the slaves of Baal.” So he brought out garments for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:2 - And he went as far as the king’s gate, for no one was to enter the king’s gate clothed H3830 in sackcloth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:8 - let them bring a royal robe H3830 which the king clothes himself in, and the horse on which the king has ridden, and on whose head a royal crown has been placed;
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:9 - and let the robe H3830 and the horse be given over to the hand of one of the king’s most noble princes, and let them clothe the man whom the king delights to honor and lead him on horseback through the city square and call out before him, ‘Thus it shall be done to the man whom the king delights to honor.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:10 -

Then the king said to Haman, “Take quickly the robes H3830 and the horse as you have said, and do so for Mordecai the Jew, who is sitting at the king’s gate; do not fall short in anything of all that you have spoken.”

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:11 - So Haman took the robe H3830 and the horse and clothed Mordecai and led him on horseback through the city square and called out before him, “Thus it shall be done to the man whom the king delights to honor.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:15 -

Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal robes H3830 of [fn]blue and fine white, with a large crown of gold and a garment of fine linen and purple; and the city of Susa cried aloud and was glad.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:7 -

“They spend the night naked, without clothing H3830,

And have no covering against the cold.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:10 -

“Those poor ones walk about naked without clothing H3830,

And hungry ones carry the sheaves.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:18 -

“By a great force my garment H3830 is distorted;

It seizes me about as the collar of my tunic.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:19 -

If I have seen anyone perish for lack of clothing H3830,

Or that the needy had no covering,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:9 -

When I made a cloud its garment H3830

And dense gloom its swaddling band,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:14 -

“It is changed like clay under the seal;

And they stand forth like clothing H3830.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:13 -

“Who can [fn]strip off its [fn]outer armor H3830?

Who can come with its doubled [fn]bridle?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:18 -

They divide my garments among them,

And for my clothing H3830 they cast lots.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:13 -

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing H3830 was sackcloth;

I humbled my soul with fasting,

And my prayer kept returning to my bosom.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:13 -

The King’s daughter is all glorious within her chamber;

Her clothing H3830 is interwoven with gold.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:11 -

When I made sackcloth my clothing H3830,

I became a byword to them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:26 -

[fn]Even they will perish, but You will remain;

And all of them will wear out like a garment;

Like clothing H3830 You will change them and they will be changed.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:6 -

You covered it with the deep as with a garment H3830;

The waters were standing above the mountains.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:26 -

The lambs will be for your clothing H3830,

And the goats will bring the price of a field,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:22 -


She makes coverings for herself;

Her clothing H3830 is fine linen and purple.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:25 -


Strength and majesty are her clothing H3830,

And she smiles at the [fn]future.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:19 -

“But you have been cast out of your grave

Like an abhorred branch,

[fn]Clothed H3830 with those killed who are pierced with a sword,

Who go down to the stones of the pit

Like a trampled corpse.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:1 -

Who is this who comes from Edom,

With garments of [fn]glowing colors from Bozrah,

This One who is majestic in His clothing H3830,

[fn]Marching in the greatness of His power?

“It is I who speak in righteousness, mighty to save.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:2 -

Why is Your clothing H3830 red,

And Your garments like the one who treads in the wine press?

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:9 -

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish,

And gold from Uphaz,

The work of a craftsman and of the hands of a goldsmith;

Blue and purple are their clothing H3830;

They are all the work of wise craftsmen.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:14 -


They wandered, blind, in the streets;

They were defiled with blood

So that no one could touch their garments H3830.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:11 -

Then behold, the man clothed in linen at whose loins was the scribe’s [fn]case responded with a word, saying, “I have done just as You have commanded me.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:16 - “For [fn]I hate [fn]divorce,” says Yahweh, the God of Israel, “and [fn]him who covers his garment H3830 with [fn]wrong,” says Yahweh of hosts. “Be careful then to keep your spirit, that you do not deal treacherously.”
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