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Lexicon :: Strong's H3917 - lîlîṯ

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לִילִית
Transliteration
lîlîṯ
Pronunciation
lee-leeth'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1112

Strong’s Definitions

לִילִית lîylîyth, lee-leeth'; from H3915; a night spectre:—screech owl.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's H3917 in the following manner: screech owl (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's H3917 in the following manner: screech owl (1x).
  1. "Lilith", name of a female goddess known as a night demon who haunts the desolate places of Edom

    1. might be a nocturnal animal that inhabits desolate places

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לִילִית lîylîyth, lee-leeth'; from H3915; a night spectre:—screech owl.
STRONGS H3917:
לִילִית noun feminine Lilith (Milton Che night-hag), name of a female night-demon haunting desolate Edom; probably borrowed from Babylonian, Isaiah 34:14 (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian lilîtu, DlHWB 377; Syriac bdb053901 PS1951; on the development of legends of Lilith in later Judaism, see BuxLex. Talmud., under the word Cheon the passage GrünbaumZMG xxxi.1877, 250 f. — Connexion with לילה perhaps only apparent, a popular etymology).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Isaiah

34:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3917 matches the Hebrew לִילִית (lîlîṯ),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:14 - The wild beasts of the desert shall also meet with the wild beasts of the island, and the satyr shall cry to his fellow; the screech owl H3917 also shall rest there, and find for herself a place of rest.

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