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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 there is a fire gone out of Heshbon, a flame H3852 from the city of Sihon: it hath consumed Ar of Moab, and the lords of the high places of Arnon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:7 - And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head H3852 weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and one bearing a shield went before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:7 - The voice of the LORD divideth the flames H3852 of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:14 - As the fire burneth a wood, and as the flame H3852 setteth the mountains on fire;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:32 - He gave them hail for rain, and flaming H3852 fire in their land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:18 - And a fire was kindled in their company; the flame H3852 burned up the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:5 - And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming H3852 fire by night: for upon all the glory shall be a defence.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:24 - Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame H3852 consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:17 - And the light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his Holy One for a flame: H3852 and it shall burn and devour his thorns and his briers in one day;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:2 - When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame H3852 kindle upon thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:14 - Behold, they shall be as stubble; the fire shall burn them; they shall not deliver themselves from the power of the flame: H3852 there shall not be a coal to warm at, nor fire to sit before it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:45 - They that fled stood under the shadow of Heshbon because of the force: but a fire shall come forth out of Heshbon, and a flame H3852 from the midst of Sihon, and shall devour the corner of Moab, and the crown of the head of the tumultuous ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:3 - He hath cut off in his fierce anger all the horn of Israel: he hath drawn back his right hand from before the enemy, and he burned against Jacob like a flaming H3852 fire, which devoureth round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:47 - And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming H3852 flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:33 - And they that understand among the people shall instruct many: yet they shall fall by the sword, and by flame, H3852 by captivity, and by spoil, many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:6 - For they have made ready their heart like an oven, whiles they lie in wait: their baker sleepeth all the night; in the morning it burneth as a flaming H3852 fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:19 - O LORD, to thee will I cry: for the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and the flame H3852 hath burned all the trees of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:3 - A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame H3852 burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:18 - And the house of Jacob shall be a fire, and the house of Joseph a flame, H3852 and the house of Esau for stubble, and they shall kindle in them, and devour them; and there shall not be any remaining of the house of Esau; for the LORD hath spoken it.
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