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Lexicon :: Strong's H3837 - lāḇān

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as לָבָן (H3836)
Strong’s Definitions

לָבָן Lâbân, law-bawn'; the same as H3836; Laban, a Mesopotamian; also a place in the Desert:—Laban.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x

The KJV translates Strong's H3837 in the following manner: Laban (55x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x
The KJV translates Strong's H3837 in the following manner: Laban (55x).
  1. Laban = "white"

    proper masculine noun
    1. son of Bethuel, brother of Rebekah, and father of Leah and Rachel

      proper locative noun
    2. a wilderness encampment of the Israelites

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָבָן Lâbân, law-bawn'; the same as H3836; Laban, a Mesopotamian; also a place in the Desert:—Laban.
STRONGS H3837: Abbreviations
II. לָבָן 54 proper name, masculine son of Bethuel, brother of Rebekah, and father-in-law of Jacob (Greek Version of the LXX Λαβαν), Genesis 24:29 (twice in verse); Genesis 24:50; Genesis 27:43; Genesis 28:2, 5 + 17 times J (Gen 29, 30, 31, 32); Genesis 29:15, 16, 19, 21, 22, 26 + 18 times E (Gen 31, 32, הָאֲרַמִּי ל׳ Genesis 31:24); Genesis 25:20 (הָאֲרַמִּי ל׳) Genesis 28:5 (id.), also Genesis 28:2; Genesis 29:24, 29; Genesis 46:18, 25 (all P).

III. לָבָן proper name, of a location, connected with desert-journey of Israelites Deuteronomy 1:1, Greek Version of the LXX Λοβαν; possibly = H3841 לִבְנָה 2, which see.
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3837 matches the Hebrew לָבָן (lāḇān),
which occurs 55 times in 47 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:29 - And Rebekah had a brother, and his name was Laban: H3837 and Laban H3837 ran out unto the man, unto the well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:50 - Then Laban H3837 and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth from the LORD: we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:20 - And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister to Laban H3837 the Syrian.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:43 - Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; and arise, flee thou to Laban H3837 my brother to Haran;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:2 - Arise, go to Padanaram, to the house of Bethuel thy mother's father; and take thee a wife from thence of the daughters of Laban H3837 thy mother's brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:5 - And Isaac sent away Jacob: and he went to Padanaram unto Laban, H3837 son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:5 - And he said unto them, Know ye Laban H3837 the son of Nahor? And they said, We know him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:10 - And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban H3837 his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban H3837 his mother's brother, that Jacob went near, and rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the flock of Laban H3837 his mother's brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:13 - And it came to pass, when Laban H3837 heard the tidings of Jacob his sister's son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he told Laban H3837 all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:14 - And Laban H3837 said to him, Surely thou art my bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the space of a month.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:15 - And Laban H3837 said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? tell me, what shall thy wages be?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:16 - And Laban H3837 had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:19 - And Laban H3837 said, It is better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man: abide with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:21 - And Jacob said unto Laban, H3837 Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:22 - And Laban H3837 gathered together all the men of the place, and made a feast.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:24 - And Laban H3837 gave unto his daughter Leah Zilpah his maid for an handmaid.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:25 - And it came to pass, that in the morning, behold, it was Leah: and he said to Laban, H3837 What is this thou hast done unto me? did not I serve with thee for Rachel? wherefore then hast thou beguiled me?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:26 - And Laban H3837 said, It must not be so done in our country, to give the younger before the firstborn.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:29 - And Laban H3837 gave to Rachel his daughter Bilhah his handmaid to be her maid.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:25 - And it came to pass, when Rachel had born Joseph, that Jacob said unto Laban, H3837 Send me away, that I may go unto mine own place, and to my country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:27 - And Laban H3837 said unto him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:34 - And Laban H3837 said, Behold, I would it might be according to thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:36 - And he set three days' journey betwixt himself and Jacob: and Jacob fed the rest of Laban's H3837 flocks.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:40 - And Jacob did separate the lambs, and set the faces of the flocks toward the ringstraked, and all the brown in the flock of Laban; H3837 and he put his own flocks by themselves, and put them not unto Laban's H3837 cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:42 - But when the cattle were feeble, he put them not in: so the feebler were Laban's, H3837 and the stronger Jacob's.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:1 - And he heard the words of Laban's H3837 sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's hath he gotten all this glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:2 - And Jacob beheld the countenance of Laban, H3837 and, behold, it was not toward him as before.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:12 - And he said, Lift up now thine eyes, and see, all the rams which leap upon the cattle are ringstraked, speckled, and grisled: for I have seen all that Laban H3837 doeth unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:19 - And Laban H3837 went to shear his sheep: and Rachel had stolen the images that were her father's.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:20 - And Jacob stole away unawares to Laban H3837 the Syrian, in that he told him not that he fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:22 - And it was told Laban H3837 on the third day that Jacob was fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:24 - And God came to Laban H3837 the Syrian in a dream by night, and said unto him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:25 - Then Laban H3837 overtook Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched his tent in the mount: and Laban H3837 with his brethren pitched in the mount of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:26 - And Laban H3837 said to Jacob, What hast thou done, that thou hast stolen away unawares to me, and carried away my daughters, as captives taken with the sword?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:31 - And Jacob answered and said to Laban, H3837 Because I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thou wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:33 - And Laban H3837 went into Jacob's tent, and into Leah's tent, and into the two maidservants' tents; but he found them not. Then went he out of Leah's tent, and entered into Rachel's tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:34 - Now Rachel had taken the images, and put them in the camel's furniture, and sat upon them. And Laban H3837 searched all the tent, but found them not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:36 - And Jacob was wroth, and chode with Laban: H3837 and Jacob answered and said to Laban, H3837 What is my trespass? what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:43 - And Laban H3837 answered and said unto Jacob, These daughters are my daughters, and these children are my children, and these cattle are my cattle, and all that thou seest is mine: and what can I do this day unto these my daughters, or unto their children which they have born?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:47 - And Laban H3837 called it Jegarsahadutha: but Jacob called it Galeed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:48 - And Laban H3837 said, This heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:51 - And Laban H3837 said to Jacob, Behold this heap, and behold this pillar, which I have cast betwixt me and thee;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:55 - And early in the morning Laban H3837 rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban H3837 departed, and returned unto his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:4 - And he commanded them, saying, Thus shall ye speak unto my lord Esau; Thy servant Jacob saith thus, I have sojourned with Laban, H3837 and stayed there until now:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:18 - These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban H3837 gave to Leah his daughter, and these she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen souls.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:25 - These are the sons of Bilhah, which Laban H3837 gave unto Rachel his daughter, and she bare these unto Jacob: all the souls were seven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:1 - These be the words which Moses spake unto all Israel on this side Jordan in the wilderness, in the plain over against the Red sea, between Paran, and Tophel, and Laban, H3837 and Hazeroth, and Dizahab.
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