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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 - Therefore Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem sent word to Hoham king of Hebron and to Piram king of Jarmuth and to Japhia king of Lachish H3923 and to Debir king of Eglon, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:5 - So the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, H3923 and the king of Eglon, gathered together and went up, they with all their armies, and camped by Gibeon and fought against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:23 - They did so, and brought these five kings out to him from 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 and all Israel with him passed on from Libnah to Lachish, H3923 and they camped by it and fought against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:32 - The LORD gave Lachish H3923 into the hands of Israel; and he captured 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 10:33 - Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish, H3923 and Joshua [fn]defeated him and his people until he had left him no survivor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:34 - And Joshua and all Israel with him passed on from Lachish H3923 to Eglon, and they camped by it and fought against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:35 - They captured it on that day and struck it with the edge of the sword; and he [fn]utterly destroyed that day every person who was in it, 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 - They conspired against him in Jerusalem, and he fled to Lachish; H3923 but they sent after him to Lachish H3923 and killed him there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:14 - Then Hezekiah king of Judah sent to the king of Assyria at Lachish, H3923 saying, “I have done wrong. [fn]Withdraw from me; whatever you [fn]impose on me I will bear.” So the king of Assyria [fn]required of Hezekiah king of Judah three hundred talents of silver and thirty talents of gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:17 - Then the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rab-saris and Rabshakeh from Lachish H3923 to King Hezekiah with a large army to Jerusalem. So they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they went up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is on the highway of the [fn]fuller’s field.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:8 - Then Rabshakeh returned and found the king of Assyria fighting against Libnah, for he had heard that [fn]the king had left Lachish. H3923
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:9 - Adoraim, Lachish, H3923 Azekah,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:27 - From the time that Amaziah turned away from following the LORD they conspired against him in Jerusalem, and he fled to Lachish; H3923 but they sent after him to Lachish H3923 and killed him there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:9 - After this Sennacherib king of Assyria sent his servants to Jerusalem while he was [fn]besieging Lachish H3923 with all his forces with him, against Hezekiah king of Judah and against all Judah who were at Jerusalem, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:30 - Zanoah, Adullam, and their villages, Lachish H3923 and its fields, Azekah and its towns. So they encamped from Beersheba as far as the valley of Hinnom.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:2 - And the king of Assyria sent Rabshakeh from Lachish H3923 to Jerusalem to King Hezekiah with a large army. And he stood by the conduit of the upper pool on the highway of the [fn]fuller’s field.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:8 - Then Rabshakeh returned and found the king of Assyria fighting against Libnah, for he had heard that [fn]the king had left Lachish. H3923
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:7 - when the army of the king of Babylon was fighting against Jerusalem and against all the remaining cities of Judah, that is, Lachish H3923 and Azekah, for they alone remained as fortified cities among the cities of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:13 - Harness the chariot to the team of horses,
O inhabitant of Lachish H3923
She was the beginning of sin
To the daughter of Zion
Because in you were found
The rebellious acts of Israel.

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