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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’ due from the people, from those who offer a sacrifice, either an ox or a sheep, of which they shall give to the priest the shoulder and the two H3895 cheeks H3895 and the stomach.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:15 - He found a fresh jawbone H3895 of a donkey, so he [fn]reached out and took it and [fn]killed a thousand men with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:16 - Then 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 came near and struck Micaiah on the cheek H3895 and 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 came near and struck Micaiah on the cheek H3895 and 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 mouth,
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
Or pierce his jaw H3895 with a [fn]hook?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:7 - Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God!
For You [fn]have smitten 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 lovely with ornaments,
Your neck with strings of beads.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:13 - “His cheeks H3895 are like a bed of balsam,
Banks of sweet-scented herbs;
His lips are lilies
Dripping with liquid myrrh.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:28 - His breath is like an overflowing torrent,
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 [fn]leads to ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:6 - I gave My back to those who strike Me,
And My cheeks H3895 to those who pluck out the beard;
I did not cover My face from humiliation and spitting.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:2 - She weeps bitterly in the night
And her tears are on her cheeks; H3895
She has none 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 [fn]the smiter,
Let him be filled with reproach.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:4 - “I will put hooks in your jaws H3895
And make the fish of your [fn]rivers cling to your scales.
And I will bring you up out of the midst of your [fn]rivers,
And all the fish of your [fn]rivers will cling to your scales.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:4 - “I will turn you about and put hooks into your jaws, H3895 and I will bring you out, and all your army, horses and horsemen, all of them [fn]splendidly attired, a great company with buckler and shield, all of them wielding swords;
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:4 - I led them with cords of a man, with bonds 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 smite the judge of Israel on the cheek. H3895

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