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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 a fire spread from Heshbon,
A flame H3852 from the town of Sihon;
It devoured Ar of Moab,
The [fn]dominant [fn]heights of the Arnon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:7 - The shaft of his spear was like a weaver’s beam, and the head H3852 of his spear weighed [fn]six hundred shekels of iron; and his shield-carrier walked in front of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:7 - The voice of the LORD divides [fn]flames H3852 of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:14 - Like fire that burns the forest,
And like a flame H3852 that sets the mountains on fire,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:32 - He [fn]gave them hail for rain,
And flaming H3852 fire in their land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:18 - And a fire blazed up in their [fn]company;
The flame H3852 consumed the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:5 - then the LORD will create over the entire area of Mount Zion and over her assemblies a cloud by day, and smoke, and the brightness of a flaming H3852 fire by night; for over all the glory will be a canopy.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:24 - Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes stubble,
And dry grass collapses in the flame H3852,
So their root will become like rot, and their blossom [fn]blow away like dust;
For they have rejected the Law of the LORD of armies,
And discarded the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:17 - And the Light of Israel will become a fire and [fn]Israel’s Holy One a flame H3852,
And it will burn and devour [fn]his thorns and his briars in a single day.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:2 - “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
And through the rivers, they will not overflow you.
When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched,
Nor will the flame H3852 burn you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:14 - “Behold, they have become like stubble,
Fire burns them;
They cannot save themselves from the power of the flame H3852;
There will be no coal to warm by
Nor a fire to sit before!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:45 - “In the shadow of Heshbon
The fugitives stand without strength;
For a fire has spread out from Heshbon
And a flame H3852 from the midst of Sihon,
And it has devoured the forehead of Moab
And the scalps of the [fn]loud revelers.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:3 - In fierce anger He has cut off
[fn]All the strength of Israel;
He has pulled back His right hand
From the enemy.
And He has burned in Jacob like a flaming H3852 fire
Consuming on all sides.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:47 - and say to the forest of the Negev, ‘Hear the word of the LORD: this is what the Lord GOD says: “Behold, I am going to kindle a fire in you, and it will consume every [fn]green tree in you, as well as every dry tree; the blazing H3852 flame H3852 will not go out and [fn]the entire surface from south to north will be scorched by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:33 - “And [fn]those who have insight among the people will give understanding to the many; yet they will fall by sword and by flame H3852, by captivity and by plunder for many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:6 - For their hearts are like an oven
As they approach their [fn]plotting;
Their [fn]anger [fn]smolders all night,
In the morning it burns like flaming H3852 fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:19 - To You, LORD, I cry out;
For fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness,
And the flame H3852 has burned up all the trees of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:3 - A fire consumes before them,
And behind them a flame H3852 devours.
The land is like the Garden of Eden before them,
But a desolate wilderness behind them,
And nothing at all escapes them.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:18 - “Then the house of Jacob will be a fire,
And the house of Joseph a flame H3852;
But the house of Esau will be like stubble.
And they will set [fn]them on fire and consume [fn]them,
So that there will be no survivor of the house of Esau,”
For the LORD has spoken.
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