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Lexicon :: Strong's H3919 - layiš

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as לַיִשׁ (H3918)
Strong’s Definitions

לַיִשׁ Layish, lah'-yish; the same as H3918; Laish, the name of two places in Palestine:—Laish. Compare H3889.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H3919 in the following manner: Laish (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H3919 in the following manner: Laish (7x).
  1. Laish = "lion"

    proper masculine noun
    1. father of Phaltiel, the man to whom king Saul gave his daughter Michal in marriage even though she was already married to David

      proper locative noun
    2. an early name for Dan, a town in northern Israel

    3. a place north of Jerusalem; site unknown

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לַיִשׁ Layish, lah'-yish; the same as H3918; Laish, the name of two places in Palestine:—Laish. Compare H3889.
STRONGS H3919: Abbreviations
† II. לַ֫יִשׁ proper name, of a location (on meaning lion, compare RSSemitic i. 156 (om. 2nd ed.)); — former name of Dan, in extreme north of Canaan, Judges 18:7, 14, 27, 29 (see דָּן); Greek Version of the LXX Λαισα; = לֶשֶׁם which see; compare BuhlGeogr. § 124.

† III. לַ֫יִשׁ proper name, masculine father of Michal's second husband, 1 Samuel 25:44 + 2 Samuel 3:15 Qr (Kt [H3889 לושׁ]), Greek Version of the LXX A Λμεις, Σελλης, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ιωας, Σελλειμ.

לַ֫יְשָׁה proper name, of a location North of Jerusalem Isaiah 10:30 (perhaps akin to III. לַיִשׁ, see Di); site unknown; see KasterenZPV xiii. 101 conjecture `Isawiye, village two miles northeast from Jerusalem (PEFMap; Mem. iii. 27 RobBR i. 437 compare BuhlGeogr. 175), Greek Version of the LXX ἐν Σα, Λαισα.
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18:7; 18:14; 18:27; 18:29

1 Samuel


2 Samuel





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Strong's Number H3919 matches the Hebrew לַיִשׁ (layiš),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:7 - Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, H3919 and saw the people that were therein, how they dwelt careless, after the manner of the Zidonians, quiet and secure; and there was no magistrate in the land, that might put them to shame in any thing; and they were far from the Zidonians, and had no business with any man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:14 - Then answered the five men that went to spy out the country of Laish, H3919 and said unto their brethren, Do ye know that there is in these houses an ephod, and teraphim, and a graven image, and a molten image? now therefore consider what ye have to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:27 - And they took the things which Micah had made, and the priest which he had, and came unto Laish, H3919 unto a people that were at quiet and secure: and they smote them with the edge of the sword, and burnt the city with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:29 - And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born unto Israel: howbeit the name of the city was Laish H3919 at the first.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:44 - But Saul had given Michal his daughter, David's wife, to Phalti the son of Laish, H3919 which was of Gallim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:15 - And Ishbosheth sent, and took her from her husband, even from Phaltiel the son of Laish. H3919
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:30 - Lift up thy voice, O daughter of Gallim: cause it to be heard unto Laish, H3919 O poor Anathoth.
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