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Lexicon :: Strong's H3847 - lāḇaš

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לָבַשׁ
Transliteration
lāḇaš
Pronunciation
law-bash'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1075

Strong’s Definitions

לָבַשׁ lâbash, law-bash'; or לָבֵשׁ lâbêsh; a primitive root; properly, wrap around, i.e. (by implication) to put on a garment or clothe (oneself, or another), literally or figuratively:—(in) apparel, arm, array (self), clothe (self), come upon, put (on, upon), wear.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 112x

The KJV translates Strong's H3847 in the following manner: clothe (51x), put on (22x), put (18x), array (6x), wear (4x), armed (3x), came (3x), apparel (1x), apparelled (1x), clothed them (1x), came upon (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 112x
The KJV translates Strong's H3847 in the following manner: clothe (51x), put on (22x), put (18x), array (6x), wear (4x), armed (3x), came (3x), apparel (1x), apparelled (1x), clothed them (1x), came upon (1x), variant (1x).
  1. to dress, wear, clothe, put on clothing, be clothed

    1. (Qal)

      1. to put on clothes, be clothed, wear

      2. to put on, be clothed with (fig.)

    2. (Pual) to be fully clothed

    3. (Hiphil) to clothe, array with, dress

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָבַשׁ lâbash, law-bash'; or לָבֵשׁ lâbêsh; a primitive root; properly, wrap around, i.e. (by implication) to put on a garment or clothe (oneself, or another), literally or figuratively:—(in) apparel, arm, array (self), clothe (self), come upon, put (on, upon), wear.
STRONGS H3847: Abbreviations
לָבֵשׁ לָבַשׁ verb put on (a garment), wear, clothe, be clothed (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic לָבֵישׁ, bdb052712 Assyrian labâšu; Arabic bdb052713; Ethiopic bdb052714); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singularלָבֵשׁ Psalm 93:1 (twice in verse), לָבַשׁ Job 7:5 + 2 times, וְלָבַשׁ (consecutive) Leviticus 6:3 + 3 times; suffix וּלְבָשֵׁם (consecutive) Leviticus 16:4; 3rd person feminine singular לָֽבְשָׁה Judges 6:34 + 2 times, etc. (Ezekiel 42:14 read probablyוְלָֽבְשׁוּ Qr, for ילבשׁו Kt, but clause perhaps interpolated, see Co); Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִלְבַּשׁ Deuteronomy 22:5 +; suffix וַיִּלְבָּשֵׁנִי Job 29:14 יִלְבָּשָׁם Exodus 29:30; 1st person singular suffix אֶלְבָּשֶׁ֑נָּה Songs 5:3; 3rd person feminine pluralתִּלְבַּשְׁןָ 2 Samuel 13:18, etc.; Imperative masculine singularלְבַשׁ 1 Kings 22:30, etc.;Infinitive absolute לָבוֺשׁ Haggai 1:6; construct לִלְבּשׁ Genesis 28:20; Leviticus 21:10; Participle active plural הַלֹּבְשִׁים Zephaniah 1:8; passive absolute לָבוּשׁ 1 Samuel 17:5; Daniel 10:5; לָבֻשׁ Ezekiel 9:2 + 3 times; construct לְבוּשׁ Daniel 12:6, 7, לְבֻשׁ Ezekiel 9:11 + 3 times; plural construct לְבֻשֵׁי Ezekiel 23:6 + 2 times; —
1. a. literally put on (one's own) garment (accusative) Genesis 38:19; 1 Samuel 28:8; 2 Samuel 14:2; 1 Kings 22:30 2 Chronicles 18:29; Exodus 29:30; Leviticus 6:3; Leviticus 6:4; Leviticus 16:4 (twice in verse); Leviticus 16:23, 24, 32; Leviticus 21:10; Deuteronomy 22:5; Ezekiel 44:17, 19, and so Ezekiel 42:14 Qr (see above), Jonah 3:5; Songs 5:3; Esther 4:1; Esther 5:1; with accusative garment + עַלבְּֿשָׂרוֺ Leviticus 16:3; of putting on armour Jeremiah 46:4; = wear (more or less habitually), with accusative of garment, Isaiah 4:1; Deuteronomy 22:11; Zephaniah 1:8; Zechariah 13:4; of Jerusalem under figure of woman Jeremiah 4:30, of rulers under figure of shepherds Ezekiel 34:3, compare כֵּן תִּלְבַּשְׁןָ 2 Samuel 13:18 (no accusative)
b. very often figurative, put on, be clothed with, with accusative of garment; — לָבַשׁ בְּשָׂרִי רִמָּה Job 7:5 my flesh is clothed (i.e. covered) with worms; of Jerusalem, be clothed with inhabitants Isaiah 49:18; of pasture, with flocks Psalm 65:14; more often the garment is some abstract quality, e.g. righteousness, majesty, beauty, strength, etc.; — וַיִּלְבַּשׁ צְדָקָה כַּשִּׁרְיָן Isaiah 59:17 he (י׳) hath put on righteousness as a breastplate, compare Isaiah 59:17 (vengeance), Psalm 93:1 (majesty), Psalm 93:1 (strength), Psalm 104:1 (honour and majesty), Isaiah 51:9 (strength); also Job 40:10; said of men, 2 Chronicles 6:41 (salvation), Psalm 132:9 (righteousness), Job 29:14 (id.); of Zion Isaiah 52:1 (twice in verse); also in bad sense, clothed with terror, trembling, shame, etc., Ezekiel 7:27; Ezekiel 26:16; Job 8:22; Psalm 35:26; Psalm 109:29, compare Psalm 35:18 (cursing).
c. literally put on, object omitted, נָתַןבֶּ֗֗֗גֶד לִלְבּשׁ Genesis 28:20; Job 27:17; Infinitive absolute לָבוֺשׁ Haggai 1:6 (there is) a clothing, but he has nothing for warmth.
d. once with בְּ, בּוֹ לָבַשׁ אֲשֶׁר ֗֗֗ לְבוּשׁ Esther 6:8.
e. Passive participle, clothed with, chiefly Ezek.; — with accusative of garment, Ezekiel 9:2, 3; Zechariah 3:3; Proverbs 31:21; Daniel 10:5; of wearing armour 1 Samuel 17:5; construct before garment, לְבֻשׁ הַבַּדִּים Ezekiel 9:11; Ezekiel 10:2, 6, 7, compare Ezekiel 23:6, 12; Ezekiel 38:4; Daniel 12:6, 7.
f. figurative: — לָֽבְשָׁה אֶתגִּֿדְע֑וֺן וְרוּחַ י׳ Judges 6:34 and the spirit of י׳ clothed itself with Gideon, i.e. (GFM) took possession of him (compare bdb052801 possessed); so 1 Chronicles 12:18; 2 Chronicles 24:20; צֶדֶק לָבַשְׁתִּי וַיִּלְבָּשֵׁנִי Job 29:14 and it clothed itself in me, as it were, became incarnate in me.
Pu. only Participle plural מְלֻבָּשִׁים arrayed, with accusative of garment 1 Kings 22:10 2 Chronicles 18:9; 5:12; absolute in full apparel Ezra 3:10.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix הִלְבִּישַׁנִי Isaiah 61:10; 3rd person feminine singular הִלְבִּישָׁה Genesis 27:16; 2nd person masculine singular וְהִלְבַּשְׁתָּ֫ Exodus 28:41 + 3 times; suffix וְהִלְבַּשְׁתָּם (consecutive) Exodus 29:8; Numbers 20:26; 1st person singular suffix וְהִלְבַּשְׁתִּיו Isaiah 22:21; 3rd person plural הִלְבִּישׁוּ 2 Chronicles 28:15, וְהִלְבִּשׁוּ (consecutive) Esther 6:9; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיַּלְבֵּשׁ Genesis 41:42 + 5 times; suffix וַיַּלְבִּשֵׁם Genesis 3:21; Leviticus 8:13; 3rd person feminine singular תַּלְבִּישׁ Proverbs 23:21, etc.; Infinitive absolute הַלְבֵּשׁ Zechariah 3:4; construct הַלְבִּישׁ Esther 4:4; Participle suffix הַמַּלְֽֽֽבִּשְׁכֶם 1 Samuel 1:24; — clothe, array with.
1. usually with 2 accusative,
a. literal וַיּלְבֵּשׁ אֹתוֺ בִּגְדֵישֵֿׁשׁ Genesis 41:42; 2 Samuel 1:24; Isaiah 22:21; Exodus 28:41; Exodus 29:5, 8; Exodus 40:13, 14; Leviticus 8:7, 13; Numbers 20:26, 28; Zechariah 3:4, 5; of clothing Jerusalem under figure of infant Ezekiel 16:10; of putting armour on some one 1 Samuel 17:38 (twice in verse).
b. figurative, Job 10:11 thou hast clothed me with skin and flesh; compare Job 39:19 (quivering of horse's neck); Isaiah 50:3; Isaiah 61:10; Psalm 132:16; Psalm 132:18.
2. with accusative garment only, Genesis 27:16 (+ עַליָֿדָיו); figurative, Proverbs 23:21.
3. with accusative of person only, Genesis 3:21; Genesis 27:15; 2 Chronicles 28:15 (twice in verse); Esther 4:4; Esther 6:9, 11.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H3848.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

3:21; 3:21; 27:15; 27:16; 27:16; 28:20; 28:20; 38:19; 41:42; 41:42

Exodus

28:41; 28:41; 29:5; 29:8; 29:8; 29:30; 29:30; 40:13; 40:14

Leviticus

6:3; 6:3; 6:4; 8:7; 8:13; 8:13; 16:3; 16:4; 16:4; 16:23; 16:24; 16:32; 21:10; 21:10

Numbers

20:26; 20:26; 20:28

Deuteronomy

22:5; 22:5; 22:11

Judges

6:34; 6:34

1 Samuel

1:24; 17:5; 17:5; 17:38; 28:8

2 Samuel

1:24; 13:18; 13:18; 14:2

1 Kings

22:10; 22:30; 22:30

1 Chronicles

12:18

2 Chronicles

5:12; 6:41; 18:9; 18:29; 24:20; 28:15; 28:15

Ezra

3:10

Esther

4:1; 4:4; 4:4; 5:1; 6:8; 6:9; 6:9; 6:11

Job

7:5; 7:5; 8:22; 10:11; 27:17; 29:14; 29:14; 29:14; 39:19; 40:10

Psalms

35:18; 35:26; 93:1; 93:1; 93:1; 104:1; 109:29; 132:9; 132:16; 132:18

Proverbs

23:21; 23:21; 31:21

Song of Songs

5:3; 5:3

Isaiah

4:1; 22:21; 22:21; 49:18; 50:3; 51:9; 52:1; 59:17; 59:17; 61:10; 61:10

Jeremiah

4:30; 46:4

Ezekiel

7:27; 9:2; 9:2; 9:3; 9:11; 9:11; 10:2; 10:6; 10:7; 16:10; 23:6; 23:6; 23:12; 26:16; 34:3; 38:4; 42:14; 42:14; 44:17; 44:19

Daniel

10:5; 10:5; 12:6; 12:6; 12:7; 12:7

Jonah

3:5

Zephaniah

1:8; 1:8

Haggai

1:6; 1:6

Zechariah

3:3; 3:4; 3:4; 3:5; 13:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3847 matches the Hebrew לָבַשׁ (lāḇaš),
which occurs 111 times in 102 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 3:21–Job 8:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:21 - Then Yahweh God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife, and He clothed H3847 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:15 - Then Rebekah took the [fn]best garments of Esau her elder son, which were with her in the house, and she put H3847 them on H3847 Jacob her younger son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:16 - And she put H3847 the skins of the [fn]young goats on H3847 his hands and on the smooth part of his neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:20 - Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey on which I am going, and will give me [fn]food to eat and garments to wear H3847,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:19 - Then she arose and went. And she removed her [fn]veil from herself and put H3847 on H3847 her widow’s garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:42 - Then Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph’s hand and clothed H3847 him in garments of fine linen and put the gold necklace around his neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:41 - “You shall put H3847 them on H3847 Aaron your brother and on his sons with him; and you shall anoint them and [fn]ordain them and set them apart as holy, that they may minister to Me as priests.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:5 - “And you shall take the garments, and put H3847 on H3847 Aaron the tunic and the robe of the ephod and the ephod and the [fn]breastpiece, and gird him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:8 - “And you shall bring his sons near and put H3847 tunics on H3847 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:30 - “For seven days the one of his sons who is priest in his stead shall put H3847 them on H3847 when he comes into the tent of meeting to minister in the holy place.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:13 - “You shall put H3847 the holy garments on H3847 Aaron and anoint him and set him apart as holy, that he may minister as a priest to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:14 - “You shall bring his sons and put H3847 tunics on H3847 them;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:10 - ‘And the priest shall put H3847 on H3847 his linen robe, and he shall put H3847 on H3847 undergarments next to his flesh; and he shall raise up the [fn]ashes to which the fire [fn]reduces the burnt offering on the altar and place them beside the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:11 - ‘Then he shall take off his garments and put H3847 on H3847 other garments and carry the [fn]ashes outside the camp to a clean place.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:7 - And he put the tunic on him and girded him with the sash and clothed H3847 him with the robe and put the ephod on him; and he girded him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod, [fn]with which he tied it to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:13 - Next Moses brought Aaron’s sons near and clothed H3847 them with tunics and girded them with sashes and bound [fn]caps on them, just as Yahweh had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:4 - “He shall put H3847 on H3847 the holy linen tunic, and the linen undergarments shall be next to his [fn]body, and he shall be girded with the linen sash and attired with the linen turban (these are holy garments). Then he shall bathe his [fn]body in water and put H3847 them on H3847.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:23 -

“Then Aaron shall come into the tent of meeting and take off the linen garments which he put H3847 on H3847 when he went into the holy place and shall leave them there.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:24 - “And he shall bathe his [fn]body with water in a holy place and put H3847 on H3847 his clothes and come forth, and offer his burnt offering and the burnt offering of the people and make atonement for himself and for the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:32 - “So the priest who is anointed and [fn]ordained to minister as a priest in his father’s place shall make atonement: he shall thus put H3847 on H3847 the linen garments, the holy garments,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:10 -

‘And the priest who is the highest among his brothers, on whose head the anointing oil has been poured and [fn]who has been ordained to wear H3847 the garments, shall not [fn]uncover his head nor tear his clothes;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:26 - and strip Aaron of his garments and put H3847 them on H3847 his son Eleazar. So Aaron will be gathered to his people and will die there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:28 - And Moses stripped Aaron of his garments and put H3847 them on H3847 his son Eleazar, and Aaron died there on the mountain top. Then Moses and Eleazar came down from the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:5 -

“A woman shall not wear man’s clothing, nor shall a man put H3847 on H3847 a woman’s clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to Yahweh your God.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:11 -

“You shall not wear H3847 a material mixed of wool and flax together.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:34 - But the Spirit of Yahweh clothed H3847 Gideon; and he blew a trumpet, and the Abiezrites were called together to follow him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:5 - And he had a bronze helmet on his head, and he was clothed H3847 with scale-armor, and the weight of that scale-armor was five thousand [fn]shekels of bronze.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:38 - Then Saul clothed H3847 David with his robes and put a bronze helmet on his head, and he clothed H3847 him with armor.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:8 -

Then Saul disguised himself and put H3847 on H3847 other clothes, and he went, he and two men with him, and they came to the woman by night; and he said, “Divine for me, please, and bring up for me whom I shall say to you.”

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:24 -

“O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul,

Who clothed H3847 you luxuriously in scarlet,

Who put ornaments of gold on your clothing.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:18 - Now she had on a [fn]long-sleeved garment; for in this manner the virgin daughters of the king dressed H3847 themselves in robes. Then his attendant took her out and locked the door behind her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:2 - So Joab sent to Tekoa and [fn]brought a wise woman from there and said to her, “Please pretend to be a mourner, and put H3847 on H3847 mourning garments now, and do not anoint yourself with oil, but be like a woman who has been mourning for the dead many days;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:10 - Now the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah were sitting each on his throne, clothed H3847 in their royal garments, at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets were prophesying before them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:30 - And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “I will disguise myself and go into the battle, but you put H3847 on H3847 your garments.” So the king of Israel disguised himself and went into the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:18 - And the Spirit clothed H3847 Amasai, who was the chief of the thirty, and he said,

We are yours, O David,

And with you, O son of Jesse!

Peace, peace to you,

And peace to him who helps you;

Indeed, your God helps you!”

Then David received them and made them chiefs of the band.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:12 - and all the Levitical singers, Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and relatives, clothed H3847 in fine linen, with cymbals, harps, and lyres, standing east of the altar, and with them 120 priests blowing trumpets
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:41 -

“So now, arise, O Yahweh God, to Your resting place, You and the ark of Your strength; let Your priests, O Yahweh God, be clothed H3847 with salvation and let Your holy ones be glad in what is good.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:9 - Now the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah were sitting each on his throne, clothed H3847 in their royal garments, and they were sitting at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets were prophesying before them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:29 - And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “I will disguise myself and go into battle, but you put H3847 on H3847 your garments.” So the king of Israel disguised himself, and they went into battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:20 -

Now the Spirit of God clothed H3847 Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest; and he stood above the people and said to them, “Thus says God, ‘Why do you trespass against the commandments of Yahweh and do not succeed? Because you have forsaken Yahweh, He has also forsaken you.’”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - Then the men who were designated by name arose, took hold of the captives, and they clothed H3847 all their naked ones from the spoil; and they gave H3847 them clothes H3847 and sandals, fed them and gave them drink, anointed them with oil, led all their feeble ones on donkeys, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brothers; then they returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:10 -

So the builders laid the foundation of the temple of Yahweh. Then [fn]the priests stood in H3847 their apparel H3847 with trumpets, and the Levites, the sons of Asaph, with cymbals, to praise Yahweh according to the [fn]directions of King David of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:1 -

Now Mordecai came to know of all that had been done. And [fn]he tore his clothes, put H3847 on H3847 sackcloth and ashes, and went out into the midst of the city and cried out loudly and bitterly.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:4 -

Then Esther’s young women and her eunuchs came and told her, and the queen writhed in great anguish. And she sent garments to clothe H3847 Mordecai and to remove his sackcloth from upon him, but he did not accept them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:1 -

Now it happened on the third day, that Esther put H3847 on H3847 her royal robes H3847 and stood in the inner court of the king’s house in front of the king’s [fn]rooms, and the king was sitting on his royal throne in the [fn]throne room, opposite the entrance to his house.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:8 - let them bring a royal robe which the king clothes H3847 himself H3847 in H3847, 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 and the horse be given over to the hand of one of the king’s most noble princes, and let them clothe H3847 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 6:11 - So Haman took the robe and the horse and clothed H3847 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 BoxJob 7:5 -

“My flesh is clothed H3847 with worms and a crust of dirt;

My skin scabs over and flows out again.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:22 -

“Those who hate you will be clothed H3847 with shame,

And the tent of the wicked will be no longer.”


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