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Lexicon :: Strong's H3913 - lāṭaš

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לָטַשׁ
Transliteration
lāṭaš
Pronunciation
law-tash'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1110

Strong’s Definitions

לָטַשׁ lâṭash, law-tash'; a primitive root; properly, to hammer out (an edge), i.e. to sharpen:—instructer, sharp(-en), whet.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H3913 in the following manner: sharpen (2x), sharp (1x), whet (1x), instructer (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H3913 in the following manner: sharpen (2x), sharp (1x), whet (1x), instructer (1x).
  1. to sharpen, hammer, whet

    1. (Qal)

      1. to hammer

      2. to sharpen (sword)

      3. hammerer (participle)

    2. (Pual) to be sharpened

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָטַשׁ lâṭash, law-tash'; a primitive root; properly, to hammer out (an edge), i.e. to sharpen:—instructer, sharp(-en), whet.
STRONGS H3913:
† [לָטַשׁ] verb hammer, sharpen, whet (Late Hebrew id., hammer, tap; Aramaic לְטַשׁ, bdb053804 sharpen; Arabic bdb053805 strike, tap); —
Qal Imperfect יִלְטוֺשׁ Job 16:9; Psalm 7:13; Infinitive construct לֵלְטוֺשׁ 1 Samuel 13:20; Participle לֹטֵשׁ; —
1. hammer, only Participle = hammerer followed by כָּלתֹֿרֵשׁ Genesis 4:22 (J).
2. sharpen sword חֶרֶב (accusative) Psalm 7:13; compare 1 Samuel 13:20, object מַחֲרֶשֶׁת, אֵת, קַרְדֹּם, מַחֲרֵשָׁה; figurative עֵינַיִם לִי ל׳ Job 16:9 my foe whets his eye for me
Pu. Participle תַּעַר מְלֻטָּשׁ Psalm 52:4 a sharpened razor (in simile of evil tongue).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

4:22

1 Samuel

13:20; 13:20

Job

16:9; 16:9

Psalms

7:13; 7:13; 52:4

H3913

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3913 matches the Hebrew לָטַשׁ (lāṭaš),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:22 - Zillah also bore Tubal-cain; he was the forger of all instruments of bronze and iron. The sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:20 - But every one of the Israelites went down to the Philistines to sharpen his plowshare, his mattock, his axe, or his sickle,[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:9 - He has torn me in his wrath and hated me;
he has gnashed his teeth at me;
my adversary sharpens his eyes against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:12 - If a man[fn] does not repent, God[fn] will whet his sword;
he has bent and readied his bow;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:2 - Your tongue plots destruction,
like a sharp razor, you worker of deceit.

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