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Lexicon :: Strong's H3857 - lāhaṭ

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לָהַט
Transliteration
lāhaṭ
Pronunciation
law-hat'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1081

Strong’s Definitions

לָהַט lâhaṭ, law-hat'; a primitive root; properly, to lick, i.e. (by implication) to blaze:—burn (up), set on fire, flaming, kindle.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H3857 in the following manner: set on fire (4x), burn up (3x), burn (2x), kindle (1x), flaming (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H3857 in the following manner: set on fire (4x), burn up (3x), burn (2x), kindle (1x), flaming (1x).
  1. to burn, blaze, scorch, kindle, blaze up, flame

    1. (Qal) blazing (participle)

    2. (Piel) to scorch, burn, blaze

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָהַט lâhaṭ, law-hat'; a primitive root; properly, to lick, i.e. (by implication) to blaze:—burn (up), set on fire, flaming, kindle.
STRONGS H3857:
† [לָהַט] verb blaze up, flame (Late Hebrew id.; Syriac bdb052908; Assyrian la’âtu, in derived forms); —
Qal Participle active אֵשׁ לֹהֵט Psalm 104:4 a flaming fire (so Bae; אֵשׁ וָלַהַט Bi Che, compare Ol), made into י׳'s servants; plural לֹהֲטִים Psalm 57:5 (figurative of enemies, compare לְבָאִם Psalm 57:5a [Psalm 57:4a]).
Pi. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular וְלִהַט Malachi 3:19; 3rd person feminine singular לִהֲטָה Joel 1:19; Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תְּלַהֵט Joel 2:3 + 4 times; וַתְּלַהֵט Deuteronomy 32:22; suffix וַתְּלַהֲטֵהוּ Isaiah 42:25; — set ablaze, usually with accusative; — foundation of mountains, Deuteronomy 32:22 (subject אֵשׁ figurative, of י׳'s judgement, || קָדַח, יָקַד, אָכַל), compare הָרִים תְּל׳ Psalm 83:15 (in simile, subject לֶהָבָה; || כְּאֵשׁ תִּבְעַריָֿ֑עַר; of flame (לֶהָבָה); consuming trees Joel 1:19 (of effects of drought; || אֵשׁ אָֽכְלָה); persons Malachi 3:19 [Malachi 4:1] (subject הַיּוֺם הַבָּא || בָּעַר); compare Psalm 97:3 (subject אֵשׁ), Psalm 106:18 (subject לֶהָבָה || וַתִּבְעַרֿ אֵשׁ; hyperbole of י׳'s wrath (חֵמָה מִלְחָמָה וֱעֶזוּז אַפּוֹ) consuming Jacob Isaiah 42:25; of crocodile (hyperbole), נַפְשׁוֺ גֶּחָלִים תְלַהֵ֑ט Job 41:13 his breath setteth coals ablaze; absolute Joel 2:3, figurative of devastation by locusts (subject לֶהָבָה; || אָֽכְלָה אֵשׁ).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Deuteronomy

32:22; 32:22

Job

41:13

Psalms

57:4; 57:5; 83:15; 97:3; 104:4; 106:18

Isaiah

42:25; 42:25

Joel

1:19; 1:19; 2:3; 2:3

Malachi

4:1

H3857

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3857 matches the Hebrew לָהַט (lāhaṭ),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:22 - For a fire has flared in My anger,
And it burns to the lowest part of [fn]Sheol,
And devours the earth with its yield,
And sets H3857 on H3857 fire H3857 the foundations of the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:21 - “His breath sets H3857 coals aglow H3857,
And a flame goes forth from his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:4 - My soul is among lions;
I must lie among those who devour H3857,
Among sons of mankind whose teeth are spears and arrows,
And their tongue is a sharp sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:14 - Like fire that burns the forest,
And like a flame that sets H3857 the mountains on H3857 fire H3857,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:3 - Fire goes before Him
And burns H3857 up H3857 His enemies all around.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:4 - [fn]He makes [fn]the winds His messengers,
[fn]Flaming H3857 fire His ministers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:18 - And a fire blazed up in their [fn]company;
The flame consumed H3857 the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:25 - So He poured out on him the heat of His anger
And the fierceness of battle;
And it set H3857 him aflame H3857 all around,
Yet he did not recognize it;
And it burned him, but he [fn]paid no attention.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:19 - To You, LORD, I cry out;
For fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness,
And the flame has burned H3857 up H3857 all the trees of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:3 - A fire consumes before them,
And behind them a flame devours H3857.
The land is like the Garden of Eden before them,
But a desolate wilderness behind them,
And nothing at all escapes them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 4:1 - [fn]For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every evildoer will be chaff; and the day that is coming will set H3857 them ablaze H3857,” says the LORD of armies, “so that it will leave them neither root nor branches.

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