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Lexicon :: Strong's H3897 - lāḥaḵ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

לָחַךְ lâchak, law-khak'; a primitive root; to lick:—lick (up).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H3897 in the following manner: lick (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H3897 in the following manner: lick (6x).
  1. to lick, lick up

    1. (Qal) to lick up

    2. (Piel) to lick up

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָחַךְ lâchak, law-khak'; a primitive root; to lick:—lick (up).
STRONGS H3897: Abbreviations
לחַךְ verb lick (Late Hebrew id.; so Aramaic לְחַךְ bdb053504; Arabic bdb053505; —
Qal Infinitive construct כִּלְחֹךְ Numbers 22:4 (E), followed by accusative; of ox licking up grass.
Pi. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular לִחֵ֑כָה 1 Kings 18:38; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יְלַחֲכוּ Numbers 22:4; Micah 7:17; יְלַחֵ֑כוּ Psalm 72:9; Isaiah 43:23; lick up (followed by accusative), fire from heaven the water in trench 1 Kings 18:38; of Israel consuming produce of land Numbers 22:3(E); especially עָפָר ל׳ lick the dust, sign of humiliation Micah 7:17; Psalm 72:9; Isaiah 49:23.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:3; 22:4; 22:4

1 Kings

18:38; 18:38


72:9; 72:9


43:23; 49:23


7:17; 7:17


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3897 matches the Hebrew לָחַךְ (lāḥaḵ),
which occurs 6 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:4 - And Moab said unto the elders of Midian, Now shall this company lick up H3897 all that are round about us, as the ox licketh up H3897 the grass of the field. And Balak the son of Zippor was king of the Moabites at that time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:38 - Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up H3897 the water that was in the trench.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:9 - They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him; and his enemies shall lick H3897 the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:23 - And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth, and lick up H3897 the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD: for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:17 - They shall lick H3897 the dust like a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms of the earth: they shall be afraid of the LORD our God, and shall fear because of thee.
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