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Lexicon :: Strong's H3852 - lehāḇâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From לַהַב (H3851), and meaning the same
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1077b

Strong’s Definitions

לֶהָבָה lehâbâh, leh-aw-baw'; or לַהֶבֶת lahebeth; feminine of H3851, and meaning the same:—flame(-ming), head (of a spear).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H3852 in the following manner: flame (13x), flaming (5x), head (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H3852 in the following manner: flame (13x), flaming (5x), head (1x).
  1. flame

  2. tip of weapon, point, head of spear

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לֶהָבָה lehâbâh, leh-aw-baw'; or לַהֶבֶת lahebeth; feminine of H3851, and meaning the same:—flame(-ming), head (of a spear).
STRONGS H3852: Abbreviations
לֶהָבָה noun feminine id.; — ל׳ Numbers 21:28 + 13 times, לַהֶ֫בֶת absolute Job 15:30; construct Ezekiel 21:3; לַבַּת Exodus 3:3 (= לַהְבַּת; Samaritan להבת, see Di); plural לָהָבוֺת Psalm 105:32; construct לַהֲבוֺת Psalm 29:7; —
1. flame, in poetry (|| or + אֵשׁ, except Psalm 29:7; Daniel 11:33); of fire consuming (לָהַט) Dathan, etc. Psalm 106:18 (compare Numbers 16:35); wasting (לָהַט) mountains Num 83:15; consuming (אָכַל, בָּעֵר) chaff (in simile) Isaiah 5:24; of lightning (with hail) אשׁ ל׳ Psalm 105:32 (compare Exodus 9:24), Psalm 29:7 אֵשּׁ ל׳ (on text of see compare Che); simile of judgment, אֵשׁ ל׳ Lamentations 2:3 (verb אָכַל) Hosea 7:6 (verb כָּעֵר) Isaiah 47:14 ׅ (מִיַד ל׳; compare Isaiah 10:17; Obadiah 18; שַׁלְה׳ ל׳ Ezekiel 21:3; figurative of drought Joel 1:19, of locusts' ravages Joel 2:3 (verb לָהַט in both); of war Numbers 21:28; Jeremiah 48:4 (both verb אָכַל); compare Daniel 11:33 ׅ || (חֶרֶב; of calamity Isaiah 43:2; symbolic נֹגַהּ אֵשׁ ל׳ of י׳'s presence Isaiah 4:5 (compare Exodus 13:21); לַבַּת אֵשׁ H3827 Exodus 3:2
2. point, head of spear 1 Samuel 17:7.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:2; 3:3; 9:24; 13:21


16:35; 21:28; 21:28

1 Samuel





29:7; 29:7; 29:7; 105:32; 105:32; 106:18


4:5; 5:24; 10:17; 43:2; 47:14






21:3; 21:3


11:33; 11:33




1:19; 2:3




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3852 matches the Hebrew לֶהָבָה (lehāḇâ),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:28 - For fire came out from Heshbon,
flame from the city of Sihon.
It devoured Ar of Moab,
and swallowed[fn] the heights of the Arnon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:7 - The shaft of his spear was like a weaver’s beam, and his spear’s head weighed six hundred shekels of iron. And his shield-bearer went before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:7 - The voice of the LORD flashes forth flames of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:14 - As fire consumes the forest,
as the flame sets the mountains ablaze,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:32 - He gave them hail for rain,
and fiery lightning bolts through their land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:18 - Fire also broke out in their company;
the flame burned up the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:5 - Then the LORD will create over the whole site of Mount Zion and over her assemblies a cloud by day, and smoke and the shining of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory there will be a canopy.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:24 - Therefore, as the tongue of fire devours the stubble,
and as dry grass sinks down in the flame,
so their root will be as rottenness,
and their blossom go up like dust;
for they have rejected the law of the LORD of hosts,
and have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:17 - The light of Israel will become a fire,
and his Holy One a flame,
and it will burn and devour
his thorns and briers in one day.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:2 - When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you;
when you walk through fire you shall not be burned,
and the flame shall not consume you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:14 - Behold, they are like stubble;
the fire consumes them;
they cannot deliver themselves
from the power of the flame.
No coal for warming oneself is this,
no fire to sit before!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:45 - “In the shadow of Heshbon
fugitives stop without strength,
for fire came out from Heshbon,
flame from the house of Sihon;
it has destroyed the forehead of Moab,
the crown of the sons of tumult.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:3 - He has cut down in fierce anger
all the might of Israel;
he has withdrawn from them his right hand
in the face of the enemy;
he has burned like a flaming fire in Jacob,
consuming all around.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:47 - Say to the forest of the Negeb, Hear the word of the LORD: Thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, I will kindle a fire in you, and it shall devour every green tree in you and every dry tree. The blazing flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from south to north shall be scorched by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:33 - And the wise among the people shall make many understand, though for some days they shall stumble by sword and flame, by captivity and plunder.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:6 - For with hearts like an oven they approach their intrigue;
all night their anger smolders;
in the morning it blazes like a flaming fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:19 - To you, O LORD, I call.
For fire has devoured
the pastures of the wilderness,
and flame has burned
all the trees of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:3 - Fire devours before them,
and behind them a flame burns.
The land is like the garden of Eden before them,
but behind them a desolate wilderness,
and nothing escapes them.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:18 - The house of Jacob shall be a fire,
and the house of Joseph a flame,
and the house of Esau stubble;
they shall burn them and consume them,
and there shall be no survivor for the house of Esau,
for the LORD has spoken.
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