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Lexicon :: Strong's H3888 - lûš

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1100

Strong’s Definitions

לוּשׁ lûwsh, loosh; a primitive root; to knead:—knead.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H3888 in the following manner: knead (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H3888 in the following manner: knead (5x).
  1. (Qal) to knead (dough)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לוּשׁ lûwsh, loosh; a primitive root; to knead:—knead.
STRONGS H3888: Abbreviations
לוּשׁ verb knead (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic לוּשׁ, bdb053406, Eth bdb053407: or bdb053408); —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular וַּתָּ֫לָשׁ 1 Samuel 28:24; 2 Samuel 13:8 Qr (Kt ושׁ-); Imperative feminine singular ל֫וּשִׁי Genesis 18:6; Infinitive construct מִלּוּשׁ Hosea 7:4; Participle feminine plural לָשׁוֺת Jeremiah 7:18; — knead (object not expressed = קֶמַח סֹלֶת) Genesis 18:6 (J), compare 1 Samuel 28:24; object בָּצֵק dough Hosea 7:4; Jeremiah 7:18 compare 2 Samuel 13:8.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:6; 18:6

1 Samuel

28:24; 28:24

2 Samuel

13:8; 13:8


7:18; 7:18


7:4; 7:4


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3888 matches the Hebrew לוּשׁ (lûš),
which occurs 6 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:6 - And Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and said, Knead quickly three seahs of wheaten flour, and make cakes.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:24 - And the woman had a fat calf in the house; and she hasted and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread thereof;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:8 - And Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he had lain down. And she took flour and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:18 - The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink-offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:4 - They all practise adultery, as an oven heated by the baker: he ceaseth from stirring the fire after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.
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