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Lexicon :: Strong's H3943 - lāp̄aṯ

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לָפַת
Transliteration
lāp̄aṯ
Pronunciation
law-fath'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1123

Strong’s Definitions

לָפַת lâphath, law-fath'; a primitive root; properly, to bend, i.e. (by implication) to clasp; also (reflexively) to turn around or aside:—take hold, turn aside (self).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H3943 in the following manner: take hold (1x), turn aside (1x), turn (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H3943 in the following manner: take hold (1x), turn aside (1x), turn (1x).
  1. to twist, grasp, turn, grasp with a twisting motion

    1. (Qal) to grasp

    2. (Niphal) to twist, weave, wind

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָפַת lâphath, law-fath'; a primitive root; properly, to bend, i.e. (by implication) to clasp; also (reflexively) to turn around or aside:—take hold, turn aside (self).
STRONGS H3943:
† [לָפַת] verb twist, turn, grasp with a twisting motion (Arabic bdb054205 twist, wring; Assyrian lapâtu, overthrow, DlHWB 382); —
Qal Imperfect וַיִּלְפֹּת Judges 16:29 followed by accusative, Samson grasped the two middle columns.
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיִּלָּפֵת Ruth 3:8 the man started up and twisted himself; 3rd person masculine plural יִלָּֽפְתוּ Job 6:18 the paths of their way [i.e. of the streams] turn aside (twist, wind, with lessening force), so AV Hi De Da Bu > Ew Ol Di Siegf Du, who read Qal יִלְפְּתוּ or Pi. יְלַפְּתוּ, making ארחות, = caravans, subject
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Judges

16:29

Ruth

3:8

Job

6:18

H3943

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3943 matches the Hebrew לָפַת (lāp̄aṯ),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:29 - And Samson took hold H3943 of the two middle pillars upon which the house stood, and on which it was borne up, of the one with his right hand, and of the other with his left.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:8 - And it came to pass at midnight, that the man was afraid, and turned H3943 himself: and, behold, a woman lay at his feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:18 - The paths of their way are turned aside; H3943 they go to nothing, and perish.

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