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Lexicon :: Strong's H3923 - lāḵîš

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לָכִישׁ
Transliteration
lāḵîš
Pronunciation
law-keesh'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root of uncertain meaning
Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: לכיש.

Strong’s Definitions

לָכִישׁ Lâkîysh, law-keesh'; from an unused root of uncertain meaning; Lakish, a place in Palestine:—Lachish.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H3923 in the following manner: Lachish (24x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H3923 in the following manner: Lachish (24x).
  1. Lachish = "invincible"

    1. a city lying south of Jerusalem on the borders of Simeon and which belonged to the Amorites until conquered by Joshua and allotted to Judah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָכִישׁ Lâkîysh, law-keesh'; from an unused root of uncertain meaning; Lakish, a place in Palestine:—Lachish.
STRONGS H3923:
לָכִישׁ proper name, of a location — so Joshua 10:3 +; with ה locative לֶכִ֫ישָׁה Joshua 10:31 + 5 times; — Canaanitish (Amorite) city, with king, Joshua 10:3, 5, 23 (all J E), Joshua 10:31; Joshua 12:11 (both D); (= Tel el-Amarna Lakiša, Lakisi WklTA Tablets, Nos. 217, 218, 180, 181); captured by Joshua 10:32, 33, 34, 35 (all D); reckoned to Judah Micah 1:13; Jeremiah 34:7; Joshua 15:39 (P), compare 2 Kings 14:19 (twice in verse) = 2 Chronicles 25:27 (twice in verse), 2 Chronicles 11:9; Nehemiah 11:30; base of Assyrian operations 2 Kings 18:14, compare 2 Chronicles 32:9, also 2 Kings 18:17; 2 Kings 19:8 = Isaiah 36:2; Isaiah 37:8 (= Assyrian Lakisi SchrCOT 2 Kings 18:13); probably = modern Tell el-Hesy, approximately 33 miles southwest from Jerusalem FJBMound of Many Cities, 1893 BuhlGeogr. § 103 GASmGeogr. 234; > Umm el-Lâkis vd VeldeMem. 320 GuérinJudeé; ii. 299 ff.; Um Lâkis opposed to by RobBR ii. 47.Greek Version of the LXX Λαχεις.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Joshua

10:3; 10:3; 10:5; 10:23; 10:31; 10:31; 10:32; 10:33; 10:34; 10:35; 12:11; 15:39

2 Kings

14:19; 18:13; 18:14; 18:17; 19:8

2 Chronicles

11:9; 25:27; 32:9

Nehemiah

11:30

Isaiah

36:2; 37:8

Jeremiah

34:7

Micah

1:13

H3923

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3923 matches the Hebrew לָכִישׁ (lāḵîš),
which occurs 24 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:3 - Wherefore Adonizedek king of Jerusalem sent unto Hoham king of Hebron, and unto Piram king of Jarmuth, and unto Japhia king of Lachish, H3923 and unto Debir king of Eglon, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:5 - Therefore the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, H3923 the king of Eglon, gathered themselves together, and went up, they and all their hosts, and encamped before Gibeon, and made war against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:23 - And they did so, and brought forth those five kings unto him out of the cave, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, H3923 and the king of Eglon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:31 - And Joshua passed from Libnah, and all Israel with him, unto Lachish, H3923 and encamped against it, and fought against it:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:32 - And the LORD delivered Lachish H3923 into the hand of Israel, which took it on the second day, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls that were therein, according to all that he had done to Libnah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:33 - Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish; H3923 and Joshua smote him and his people, until he had left him none remaining.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:34 - And from Lachish H3923 Joshua passed unto Eglon, and all Israel with him; and they encamped against it, and fought against it:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:35 - And they took it on that day, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls that were therein he utterly destroyed that day, according to all that he had done to Lachish. H3923
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:11 - The king of Jarmuth, one; the king of Lachish, H3923 one;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:39 - Lachish, H3923 and Bozkath, and Eglon,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:19 - Now they made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem: and he fled to Lachish; H3923 but they sent after him to Lachish, H3923 and slew him there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:14 - And Hezekiah king of Judah sent to the king of Assyria to Lachish, H3923 saying, I have offended; return from me: that which thou puttest on me will I bear. And the king of Assyria appointed unto Hezekiah king of Judah three hundred talents of silver and thirty talents of gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:17 - And the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rabsaris and Rabshakeh from Lachish H3923 to king Hezekiah with a great host against Jerusalem. And they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they were come up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is in the highway of the fuller's field.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:8 - So Rabshakeh returned, and found the king of Assyria warring against Libnah: for he had heard that he was departed from Lachish. H3923
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:9 - And Adoraim, and Lachish, H3923 and Azekah,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:27 - Now after the time that Amaziah did turn away from following the LORD they made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem; and he fled to Lachish: H3923 but they sent to Lachish H3923 after him, and slew him there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:9 - After this did Sennacherib king of Assyria send his servants to Jerusalem, (but he himself laid siege against Lachish, H3923 and all his power with him,) unto Hezekiah king of Judah, and unto all Judah that were at Jerusalem, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:30 - Zanoah, Adullam, and in their villages, at Lachish, H3923 and the fields thereof, at Azekah, and in the villages thereof. And they dwelt from Beersheba unto the valley of Hinnom.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:2 - And the king of Assyria sent Rabshakeh from Lachish H3923 to Jerusalem unto king Hezekiah with a great army. And he stood by the conduit of the upper pool in the highway of the fuller's field.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:8 - So Rabshakeh returned, and found the king of Assyria warring against Libnah: for he had heard that he was departed from Lachish. H3923
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:7 - When the king of Babylon's army fought against Jerusalem, and against all the cities of Judah that were left, against Lachish, H3923 and against Azekah: for these defenced cities remained of the cities of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:13 - O thou inhabitant of Lachish, H3923 bind the chariot to the swift beast: she is the beginning of the sin to the daughter of Zion: for the transgressions of Israel were found in thee.

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