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Lexicon :: Strong's H3870 - lûz

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לוּז
Transliteration
lûz
Pronunciation
looz
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from לוּז (H3869) (as growing there)
Strong’s Definitions

לוּז Lûwz, looz; probably from H3869 (as growing there); Luz, the name of two places in Palestine:—Luz.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H3870 in the following manner: Luz (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H3870 in the following manner: Luz (8x).
  1. Luz = "almond tree"

    1. the early name of Bethel and probably the name of the town in close proximity to the actual location of the altar and pillar of Jacob

    2. the name of a town in the land of the Hittites; site unknown

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לוּז Lûwz, looz; probably from H3869 (as growing there); Luz, the name of two places in Palestine:—Luz.
STRONGS H3870:
† II. לוּז proper name, of a location.
1. former name of Bethel Genesis 28:19 (J), Genesis 35:6 (E), Genesis 48:3 (P), Joshua 18:13 (twice in verse) (P), Judges 1:23; apparently distinct from Biblical מִבֵּיתאֵֿל לוּ֫זָה Joshua 16:2 (J E; but ל׳ here perhaps explanatory gloss, see Di); Greek Version of the LXX Λουζα, Genesis 28:19 [Ουλαμ]μαυς
2. city in hands of Hittites Judges 1:26 (on conjectures as to site see GFM); Greek Version of the LXX Λουζα.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

28:19; 28:19; 35:6; 48:3

Joshua

16:2; 18:13

Judges

1:23; 1:26

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3870 matches the Hebrew לוּז (lûz),
which occurs 8 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:19 - He called the name of that place [fn]Bethel; however, [fn]previously the name of the city had been Luz. H3870
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:6 - So Jacob came to Luz H3870 (that is, Bethel), which is in the land of Canaan, he and all the people who were with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:3 - Then Jacob said to Joseph,[fn]God Almighty appeared to me at Luz H3870 in the land of Canaan and blessed me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:2 - It went from Bethel to Luz, H3870 and continued to the border of the Archites at Ataroth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:13 - From there the border continued to Luz, H3870 to the side of Luz H3870 (that is, Bethel) southward; and the border went down to Ataroth-addar, near the hill which lies on the south of lower Beth-horon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:23 - The house of Joseph spied out Bethel (now the name of the city was formerly Luz). H3870
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:26 - The man went into the land of the Hittites and built a city and named it Luz H3870 [fn]which is its name to this day.

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