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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.
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 - So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, “[fn]Quickly, prepare three [fn]measures of fine flour, knead H3888 it, and make bread cakes.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:24 - Now the woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it; then she took flour, kneaded H3888 it and baked unleavened bread from it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:8 - So Tamar went to her brother Amnon’s house, and he was lying in bed. And she took dough, kneaded H3888 it, made pastries in his sight, and baked the pastries.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:18 - “The [fn]children gather wood, the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead H3888 dough to make sacrificial cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods in order to provoke Me to anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:4 - They are all adulterers,
Like an oven heated by the baker,
Who stops [fn]stoking the fire
From the time the dough is kneaded H3888 until it is leavened.

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