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Lexicon :: Strong's H3920 - lāḵaḏ

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לָכַד
Transliteration
lāḵaḏ
Pronunciation
law-kad'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1115

Strong’s Definitions

לָכַד lâkad, law-kad'; a primitive root; to catch (in a net, trap or pit); generally, to capture or occupy; also to choose (by lot); figuratively, to cohere:—× at all, catch (self), be frozen, be holden, stick together, take.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 121x

The KJV translates Strong's H3920 in the following manner: take (112x), catch (5x), at all (1x), frozen (1x), holden (1x), stick together (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 121x
The KJV translates Strong's H3920 in the following manner: take (112x), catch (5x), at all (1x), frozen (1x), holden (1x), stick together (1x).
  1. to capture, take, seize

    1. (Qal)

      1. to capture, seize

      2. to capture (of men) (fig.)

      3. to take (by lot)

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be captured

      2. to be caught (of men in trap, snare) (fig.)

    3. (Hithpael) to grasp each other

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָכַד lâkad, law-kad'; a primitive root; to catch (in a net, trap or pit); generally, to capture or occupy; also to choose (by lot); figuratively, to cohere:—× at all, catch (self), be frozen, be holden, stick together, take.
STRONGS H3920:
לָכַד 121 verb capture, seize, take (by lot) (Phoenician לכד take out, choose (?); Targum לְכַד as Biblical Hebrew; Arabic bdb053907 is strike, push, with the hand, etc., bdb053908 pestle, compare modern bdb053909 attack WetzstZMG xxii. 1868, 140; bdb054001 stick or cleave to); —
Qal Perfect ל׳ Joshua 8:1 +, לָכַדְתִּי 2 Samuel 12:27 etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִלְכּוֺד Amos 3:5; וַיִּלְכֹּד Judges 8:12 +, etc.; Imperative masculine singular suffix לָכְדָהּ 2 Samuel 12:28, masculine plural לִכְדוּ; Infinitive absolute לָכוֺד Amos 3:5; construct suffix לְלָכְדֵנִי Jeremiah 18:22, לְלָכְדָהּ Jeremiah 32:24; Participle לֹכֵד Job 5:13; Proverbs 16:32; —
1. capture, seize (not in P) with accusative, usually a city or town, in war Judges 1:8, 12; Joshua 8:21; Joshua 10:1 (JE), Deuteronomy 2:35 + 48 times (but Judges 1:18 strike out as gloss Bu Kit GFM and others); land Joshua 10:42 (D), Daniel 11:18; water-courses (fords), Judges 3:28; Judges 7:24 (twice in verse); Judges 12:8; object men (usually princes, kings) in battle Judges 7:25; Judges 8:12, 14; Joshua 11:12, 17 (D), 2 Chronicles 22:9; 33:11; captives and spoils 2 Samuel 8:4 = 1 Chronicles 18:4; of Saul's seizing the kingdom (הַמְּלוּכָה), i.e. acquiring it actually by force of arms 1 Samuel 14:47; also of Samson's catching the foxes Judges 15:4; of a lion catching his prey Amos 3:4; of a trap, snare, לָכוֺד יִלְכּוֺד Amos 3:5.
†2. figurative of entrapping men Jeremiah 5:26; Psalm 35:8, compare Proverbs 5:22; Job 5:13 and (of a pit) Jeremiah 18:22.
†3. of taking by lot Joshua 7:14 (3 times in verse); Joshua 7:17 (J E; see Niph. 3).
Niph. Perfect נִלְכַּד Lamentations 4:20; 3rd person feminine singular נִלְכְּדָה 1 Kings 16:18 +, etc.; Imperfect יִלָּכֵד Isaiah 24:18; Jeremiah 48:44; יִלָּ֫כֶד כָּהּ Ecclesiastes 7:26; וַיִּלָּכֵד Joshua 7:16 +, etc.; Participle נִלְכָּד Joshua 7:15; —
1. be captured in war, of city 1 Kings 16:18; 2 Kings 18:10; Jeremiah 38:28 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 48:1, 41; Jeremiah 50:2, 9, 24; Jeremiah 51:31, 41; Zechariah 14:2; of men Jeremiah 51:56; Lamentations 4:20 (compare Qal 1).
2. of men, be caught, namely, in a snare or trap, only figurative, usually by divine judgment Isaiah 8:15; Isaiah 24:18; Isaiah 28:13; Psalm 9:16; Psalm 59:13; Proverbs 6:2; Proverbs 11:6; Jeremiah 6:11; Jeremiah 8:9; so of Moab Jeremiah 48:7, 44; of being ensnared by a woman Ecclesiastes 7:26; of being caught by cords of distress, בְּחַבְלֵי עֹ֑נִי, Job 36:8.
3. be taken by lot Joshua 7:15, 16, 17, 18 (all J E), 1 Samuel 10:20, 21 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 14:41, 42 (compare Qal 3).
Hithp. Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural; יִתְפָּרָ֑דוּ וְלֹא יִתְלַכְּדוּ Job 41:9 they grasp each other, and cannot be separated, of crocodile's scales (|| אִישׁ בְּאָחִיהוּ יְדֻבָּ֑קוּ); יִתְלַכָּ֑דוּ תְהוֺם פְּנֵי Job 38:30 the face of the deep compacts (of freezing; || כָּאֶבֶן מַיִם יִתְחַבָּ֑אוּ; verbs transposed, plausibly, by Me Bi Siegf Bu).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Deuteronomy

2:35

Joshua

7:14; 7:15; 7:15; 7:16; 7:16; 7:17; 7:17; 7:18; 8:1; 8:21; 10:1; 10:42; 11:12; 11:17

Judges

1:8; 1:12; 1:18; 3:28; 7:24; 7:25; 8:12; 8:12; 8:14; 12:8; 15:4

1 Samuel

10:20; 10:21; 14:41; 14:42; 14:47

2 Samuel

8:4; 12:27; 12:28

1 Kings

16:18; 16:18

2 Kings

18:10

1 Chronicles

18:4

2 Chronicles

22:9; 33:11

Job

5:13; 5:13; 36:8; 38:30; 41:9

Psalms

9:16; 35:8; 59:13

Proverbs

5:22; 6:2; 11:6; 16:32

Ecclesiastes

7:26; 7:26

Isaiah

8:15; 24:18; 24:18; 28:13

Jeremiah

5:26; 6:11; 8:9; 18:22; 18:22; 32:24; 38:28; 48:1; 48:7; 48:41; 48:44; 48:44; 50:2; 50:9; 50:24; 51:31; 51:41; 51:56

Lamentations

4:20; 4:20

Daniel

11:18

Amos

3:4; 3:5; 3:5; 3:5

Zechariah

14:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3920 matches the Hebrew לָכַד (lāḵaḏ),
which occurs 121 times in 112 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Num 21:32–2Sa 12:27)

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:32 - Now Moses sent men to spy out Jazer, and they captured H3920 its villages and dispossessed the Amorites who were there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:39 - The sons of Machir the son of Manasseh went to Gilead and took H3920 it, and dispossessed the Amorites who were in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:41 - Jair the son of Manasseh went and took H3920 its [fn]towns, and called them [fn]Havvoth-jair.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:42 - Nobah went and took H3920 Kenath and its villages, and named it Nobah, after his own name.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:34 - “So we captured H3920 all his cities at that time and [fn]utterly destroyed [fn]the men, women, and children of every city. We left no survivor.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:35 - “We took only the animals as our plunder, and the spoils of the cities which we had captured H3920.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:4 - “We captured H3920 all his cities at that time; there was not a city which we did not take from them: sixty cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:20 - So the people shouted, and [fn]the priests blew the trumpets; and when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, the people shouted with a great shout, and the wall fell down [fn]flat, so that the people went up into the city, everyone straight [fn]ahead, and they took H3920 the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:14 - ‘So in the morning you shall come forward by your tribes. And it shall be that the tribe which the LORD selects H3920 by H3920 lot H3920 shall come forward by families, and the family which the LORD selects H3920 shall come forward by households, and the household which the LORD selects H3920 shall come forward man by man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:15 - ‘And it shall be that the one who is selected H3920 with the things designated for destruction shall be burned with fire, he and all that belongs to him, because he has violated the covenant of the LORD, and because he has committed a disgraceful thing in Israel.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:16 - So Joshua got up early in the morning and brought Israel forward by [fn]tribes, and the tribe of Judah was selected H3920.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:17 - So he brought the family of Judah forward, and he selected H3920 the family of the Zerahites; then he brought the family of the Zerahites forward man by man, and Zabdi was selected H3920.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:18 - And he brought his household forward man by man; and Achan, son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, from the tribe of Judah, was selected H3920.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:19 - Then the men in ambush rose quickly from their place, and when he had reached out with his hand, they ran and entered the city and captured H3920 it, and they quickly set the city on fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:21 - When Joshua and all Israel saw that the men in ambush had captured H3920 the city and that the smoke of the city ascended, they turned back and [fn]killed the men of Ai.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:1 - Now it came about when Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem heard that Joshua had captured H3920 Ai, and had [fn]utterly destroyed it (just as he had done to Jericho and its king, so he had done to Ai and its king), and that the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel and were [fn]within their land,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:28 - Now Joshua captured H3920 Makkedah on that day, and struck it and its king with the edge of the sword; he [fn]utterly destroyed [fn]it and every [fn]person who was in it. He left no survivor. So he did to the king of Makkedah just as he had done to the king of Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:32 - And the LORD handed Lachish over to Israel; and he captured H3920 it on the second day, and struck it and every person who was in it with the edge of the sword, according to all that he had done to Libnah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:35 - They captured H3920 it on that day and struck it with the edge of the sword; and he [fn]utterly destroyed on that day every person who was in it, according to all that he had done to Lachish.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:37 - And they captured H3920 it and struck it and its king and all its cities and all the persons who were in it with the edge of the sword. He left no survivor, according to all that he had done to Eglon. And he [fn]utterly destroyed it and every person who was in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:39 - He captured H3920 it and its king and all its cities, and they struck them with the edge of the sword, and [fn]utterly destroyed every person who was in it. He left no survivor. Just as he had done to Hebron, so he did to Debir and its king, as he had also done to Libnah and its king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:42 - Joshua captured H3920 all these kings and their lands at one time, because the LORD, the God of Israel, fought for Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:10 - Then Joshua turned back at that time and captured H3920 Hazor, and struck its king with the sword; for Hazor previously was the head of all these kingdoms.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:12 - Joshua captured H3920 all the cities of these kings, and all their kings; and he struck them with the edge of the sword and utterly destroyed them, just as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:17 - from Mount Halak, that rises toward Seir, even as far as Baal-gad in the Valley of Lebanon [fn]at the foot of Mount Hermon. And he captured H3920 all their kings, and struck them and put them to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:16 - And Caleb said, “The one who [fn]attacks Kiriath-sepher and captures H3920 it, [fn]I will give him Achsah my daughter as a wife.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:17 - Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, captured H3920 it; so he gave him Achsah his daughter as a wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:47 - The territory of the sons of Dan proceeded [fn]beyond them; for the sons of Dan went up and fought with Leshem and captured H3920 it. Then they struck it with the edge of the sword and took possession of it and [fn]settled in it; and they named [fn]Leshem Dan after the name of their father Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:8 - Then the sons of Judah fought against Jerusalem and captured H3920 it, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:12 - And Caleb said, “Whoever attacks Kiriath-sepher and captures H3920 it, I will give him my daughter Achsah as a wife.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:13 - Now Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother, captured H3920 it; so he gave him his daughter Achsah as a wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:18 - And Judah took H3920 Gaza with its territory, Ashkelon with its territory, and Ekron with its territory.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:28 - Then he said to them, “Pursue them, for the LORD has handed your enemies the Moabites over to you.” So they went down after him and took H3920 control H3920 of the crossing places of the Jordan opposite Moab, and did not allow anyone to cross.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:24 - Then Gideon sent messengers throughout the hill country of Ephraim, saying, “Come down [fn]against Midian and take H3920 control H3920 of the waters ahead of them, as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.” So all the men of Ephraim were summoned, and they took H3920 control H3920 of the waters as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:25 - And they captured H3920 the two leaders of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and they killed Oreb at the rock of Oreb, and they killed Zeeb at the wine press of Zeeb, while they pursued Midian; and they brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon from across the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:12 - When Zebah and Zalmunna fled, he pursued them and captured H3920 the two kings of Midian, Zebah and Zalmunna, and routed the entire [fn]army.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:14 - And he captured H3920 a youth from [fn]Succoth and questioned him. Then the youth wrote down for him the leaders of Succoth and its elders, seventy-seven men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:45 - Abimelech fought against the city that whole day, and he captured H3920 the city and killed the people who were in it; then he tore down the city and sowed it with salt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:50 - Then Abimelech went to Thebez, and he camped against Thebez and captured H3920 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 12:5 - And the Gileadites took H3920 control H3920 of the crossing places of the Jordan opposite Ephraim. And it happened whenever any of the survivors of Ephraim said, “Let me cross over,” that the men of Gilead would say to him, “Are you an Ephraimite?” If he said, “No,”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:4 - And Samson went and caught H3920 three hundred jackals, and took torches, and turned the jackals tail to tail and put one torch in the middle between two tails.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:20 - So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel forward; and the tribe of Benjamin was selected H3920 by H3920 lot H3920.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:21 - Then he brought the tribe of Benjamin forward by its families, and the Matrite family was selected H3920 by H3920 lot H3920. And Saul the son of Kish was selected H3920 by H3920 lot H3920; but when they looked for him, he could not be found.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:41 - Therefore, Saul said to the LORD, the God of Israel, “Give a [fn]perfect lot.” And Jonathan and Saul were selected H3920 by H3920 lot H3920, but the people [fn]were exonerated.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:42 - Then Saul said, “Cast lots between me and my son Jonathan.” And Jonathan was selected H3920 by H3920 lot H3920.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:47 - Now when Saul had taken H3920 control H3920 of the kingdom over Israel, he fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab, the sons of Ammon, Edom, the kings of Zobah, and the Philistines; and wherever he turned, he [fn]inflicted punishment.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:7 - Nevertheless, David captured H3920 the stronghold of Zion, that is, the city of David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:4 - And David captured H3920 from him [fn]1,700 horsemen and twenty thousand foot soldiers; and David hamstrung almost all the chariot horses, but left enough of them for a hundred chariots.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:26 - Now Joab fought against Rabbah of the sons of Ammon, and captured H3920 the royal city.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:27 - Then Joab sent messengers to David and said, “I have fought against Rabbah, I have even captured H3920 the city of waters.

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