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Lexicon :: Strong's H3895 - lᵊḥî

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לְחִי
Transliteration
lᵊḥî
Pronunciation
lekh-ee'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to be soft
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1101a

Strong’s Definitions

לְחִי lᵉchîy, lekh-ee'; from an unused root meaning to be soft; the cheek (from its fleshiness); hence, the jaw-bone:—cheek (bone), jaw (bone).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H3895 in the following manner: cheek (10x), jaw (7x), jawbone (3x), bone (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H3895 in the following manner: cheek (10x), jaw (7x), jawbone (3x), bone (1x).
  1. jaw, cheek

    1. jaw, jawbone (of animal)

    2. cheek (of man)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לְחִי lᵉchîy, lekh-ee'; from an unused root meaning to be soft; the cheek (from its fleshiness); hence, the jaw-bone:—cheek (bone), jaw (bone).
STRONGS H3895:
† I. לְחִי noun masculineSongs 1:10 jaw, cheek (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic לוֺחָא; Arabic bdb053411; on Assyrian laḫû compare DlHWB 375, but bdb053412 = ?); — ל׳ absolute Judges 15:17; Micah 4:14 [Micah 5:1]; construct Judges 15:15 + 2 times; לֶ֑חִי 1 Kings 22:24 + 3 times + Judges 15:19 (twice in verse); suffix לֶחֱיוֺ Job 40:26; לֶחֱיָהּ Lamentations 1:2; dual לְחָיַיִּם Deuteronomy 18:3; construct לְחָיֵי Isaiah 30:28; suffix לְחָיַי Isaiah 50:6, compare Job 16:10, etc.; לְחֵיהֶם Hosea 11:4; —
1. jaw, jawbone, of animal, Judges 15:15, 16 (twice in verse); Judges 15:17 (under jaw of ass), compare proper name, of a location רָכַת לֶ֑חִי Judges 15:17; in simile עַלּלְֿחֵיהֶם כִּמְרִימֵי עֹל Hosea 11:4 like those lifting up a yoke from upon (read מֵעַל ?) their jaws (Israel under figure of oxen); of sacrificial ox or sheep Deuteronomy 18:3; of crocodile Job 40:26; of Pharaoh under figure of תַּנִּים Ezekiel 29:4 (compare Ezekiel 29:3); compare Ezekiel 38:4; Isaiah 30:28.
2. cheek, of man 1 Kings 22:24 2 Chronicles 18:23; Job 16:10; Psalm 3:8; Songs 5:13; Isaiah 50:6; Lamentations 3:30; Micah 4:14 [Micah 5:1]; of woman Songs 1:10; Lamentations 1:2 (figurative of Jerusalem).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Deuteronomy

18:3; 18:3

Judges

15:15; 15:15; 15:16; 15:17; 15:17; 15:17; 15:19

1 Kings

22:24; 22:24

2 Chronicles

18:23

Job

16:10; 16:10

Psalms

3:8

Song of Songs

1:10; 1:10; 5:13

Isaiah

30:28; 30:28; 50:6; 50:6

Lamentations

1:2; 1:2; 3:30

Ezekiel

29:3; 29:4; 38:4

Hosea

11:4; 11:4

Micah

5:1; 5:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3895 matches the Hebrew לְחִי (lᵊḥî),
which occurs 21 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:3 - “Now this shall be the priests’ portion from the people, from those who offer a sacrifice, either an ox or a sheep: they shall give the priest the shoulder, the two H3895 cheeks H3895, and the stomach.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:15 - Then he found a fresh jawbone H3895 of a donkey, so he reached out with his hand and took it, and [fn]killed a thousand men with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:16 - And Samson said,
“With the jawbone H3895 of a donkey,
[fn]Heaps upon heaps,
With the jawbone H3895 of a donkey
I have [fn]killed a thousand men.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:17 - When he had finished speaking, he threw the jawbone H3895 from his hand; and he named that place [fn]Ramath-lehi.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:19 - But God split the hollow place that is in Lehi so that water came out of it. When he drank, his [fn]strength returned and he revived. Therefore he named it [fn]En-hakkore, which is in Lehi to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:24 - Then Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah approached and struck Micaiah on the cheek H3895; and he said, “How did the Spirit of the LORD pass from me to speak to you?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:23 - Then Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah approached and struck Micaiah on the cheek H3895; and he said, “[fn]How did the Spirit of the LORD pass from me to speak to you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:10 - “They have gaped at me with their mouths,
They have [fn]slapped me on the cheek H3895 with contempt;
They have massed themselves against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:2 - “Can you put a [fn]rope in his nose,
And pierce his jaw H3895 with a [fn]hook?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:7 - Arise, LORD; save me, my God!
For You [fn]have struck all my enemies on the [fn]cheek H3895;
You [fn]have shattered the teeth of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:10 - “Your cheeks H3895 are delightful with jewelry,
Your neck with strings of beads.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:13 - “His cheeks H3895 are like a bed of balsam,
[fn]Banks of herbal spices;
His lips are lilies
Dripping with drops of myrrh.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:28 - His breath is like an overflowing river,
Which reaches to the neck,
To shake the nations back and forth in a [fn]sieve,
And to put in the jaws H3895 of the peoples the bridle which leads astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:6 - I gave My back to those who strike Me,
And My cheeks H3895 to those who pull out My beard;
I did not hide My face from insults and spitting.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:2 - She weeps bitterly in the night,
And her tears are on her cheeks H3895;
She has no one to comfort her
Among all her lovers.
All her friends have dealt treacherously with her;
They have become her enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:30 - Let him give his cheek H3895 to the one who is going to strike him;
Let him be filled with shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:4 - “I will put hooks in your jaws H3895
And make the fish of your [fn]canals cling to your scales.
And I will bring you up out of the midst of your [fn]canals,
And all the fish of your [fn]canals will cling to your scales.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:4 - “So I will turn you around and put hooks into your jaws H3895, and I will bring you out, and all your army, horses and horsemen, all of them magnificently dressed, a great contingent with shield and [fn]buckler, all of them wielding swords;
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:4 - I pulled them along with cords of a man, with ropes of love,
And I became to them as one who lifts the yoke from their jaws H3895;
And I bent down and fed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:1 - [fn]Now muster yourselves in troops, daughter of troops;
[fn]They have laid siege against us;
With a rod they will strike the judge of Israel on the cheek H3895.

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