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Lexicon :: Strong's H3888 - lûš

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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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 unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead H3888 it, and make cakes upon the hearth.
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 H3888 it, and did bake unleavened bread thereof:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:8 - So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he was laid down. And she took flour, and kneaded H3888 it, and made cakes in his sight, and did bake the cakes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:18 - The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead H3888 their 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 are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, who ceaseth from raising after he hath kneaded H3888 the dough, until it be leavened.
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