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Lexicon :: Strong's H3947 - lāqaḥ

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Strong’s Definitions

לָקַח lâqach, law-kakh'; a primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications):—accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold, × many, mingle, place, receive(-ing), reserve, seize, send for, take (away, -ing, up), use, win.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 965x

The KJV translates Strong's H3947 in the following manner: take (747x), receive (61x), take away (51x), fetch (31x), bring (25x), get (6x), take out (6x), carry away (5x), married (4x), buy (3x), miscellaneous (26x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 965x
The KJV translates Strong's H3947 in the following manner: take (747x), receive (61x), take away (51x), fetch (31x), bring (25x), get (6x), take out (6x), carry away (5x), married (4x), buy (3x), miscellaneous (26x).
  1. to take, get, fetch, lay hold of, seize, receive, acquire, buy, bring, marry, take a wife, snatch, take away

    1. (Qal)

      1. to take, take in the hand

      2. to take and carry along

      3. to take from, take out of, take, carry away, take away

      4. to take to or for a person, procure, get, take possession of, select, choose, take in marriage, receive, accept

      5. to take up or upon, put upon

      6. to fetch

      7. to take, lead, conduct

      8. to take, capture, seize

      9. to take, carry off

      10. to take (vengeance)

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be captured

      2. to be taken away, be removed

      3. to be taken, brought unto

    3. (Pual)

      1. to be taken from or out of

      2. to be stolen from

      3. to be taken captive

      4. to be taken away, be removed

    4. (Hophal)

      1. to be taken unto, be brought unto

      2. to be taken out of

      3. to be taken away

    5. (Hithpael)

      1. to take hold of oneself

      2. to flash about (of lightning)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָקַח lâqach, law-kakh'; a primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications):—accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold, × many, mingle, place, receive(-ing), reserve, seize, send for, take (away, -ing, up), use, win.
STRONGS H3947: Abbreviations
לָקַח965 verb take (Late Hebrew id., especially buy, and (Niph.) be taken in marriage; MI17; 20 Imperfect ואקח; Phoenician לקח; Assyrian liḳû, laḳû DlHWB 384; Arabic bdb054206 conceive (of female), IV. impregnate; Ethiopic bdb054207 receive; Zinjirli לקח DHMSendsch. 59; Aramaic also Inscription of Carpentras3 (Imperative קחי); compare CookGloss Aramaic Inscr); —
Qal Perfect ל׳ Genesis 2:22 +, לָקָח֑ Genesis 27:36 + (קָח Ezekiel 17:5 is textual error; omitted by Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Co, compare Ges§ 19, 3. a); suffix לְקָחַנִי Genesis 24:7, לְקָחָם Jeremiah 27:20 (for קָחָם Hosea 11:3 read probably אֶקָּחֵם Greek Version of the LXX Targum Ew St Sta§ 384, 4 Now Che Or We); 2nd person masculine singular לָקַחְתָּ Genesis 20:3 +, etc.; Imperfect יִקַּח Exodus 21:10 +, וַיִּקַּח (Numbers 16:1 read וַיָּקָם Bö We Di Dr 2 Samuel 18:18; 1 Samuel 30:20 read וַיִּקְחוּ We Dr Kit Bu); suffix יִקָּחֵנִי 2 Samuel 22:27 +; יִקָּחֲךָ Job 15:12; 3rd person feminine singular תִּקַּח Genesis 38:23 +; 1st person singular אֶקַּח Genesis 14:23 +, וָאֶקְחָה Zechariah 11:13; 1st person plural נִקַּח Genesis 34:6 +, נִקְחָה 1 Samuel 4:3 +; וַנִּקַּח Deuteronomy 3:8; Deuteronomy 29:7; Imperative לְקַח Exodus 29:1; Proverbs 20:16 + Ezekiel 37:16 (Co וְלָקַחְתָּ֫, after Greek Version of the LXX); feminine singular לִקְחִי 1 Kings 17:11; usually קַח Genesis 6:21 +, קְחָה Genesis 15:9, suffix 3rd person masculine singular, קָחֶנּוּ 1 Samuel 16:11 + 2 times; suffix 3rd person feminine singular קָחֶנָּה Jeremiah 36:14; suffix 3rd person masculine plural קָחֶםנָֿא Genesis 48:9 (compare Köi. 330 Ges§ 61, 2); feminine singular קְחִי Isaiah 23:16 + 3 times; masculine plural קְחוּ Genesis 42:33 +, suffix 3rd person masculine singular קָחֻהוּ 1 Kings 20:33; Infinitive absolute לָקוֺחַ Jeremiah 32:14 + 2 times, לָקֹחַ Deuteronomy 31:26; construct קַחַת Jeremiah 5:3 +; קְחַתֿ 2 Kings 12:9 (Köi. 318); usually with preposition לָקַ֫חַת Genesis 4:11 +, מִקַּ֫חַת 1 Kings 22:3 +, etc.; suffix קַחְתִּי Ezekiel 24:25, קַחְתֵּךְ Genesis 30:15 +, etc.; Participle active לֹקֵחַ Genesis 27:46 +, etc.; passive plural לְקֻחִים Proverbs 24:11; —
1. take, take in the hand, followed by accusative of thing, Exodus 7:15 (J), Exodus 17:5 (E), Numbers 25:7 (P), 2 Kings 4:29 (all with בְּיַד) 2 Samuel 18:14 (with בְּכַף), compare Genesis 8:9 (J), Exodus 4:17; Exodus 12:22 (JE), Deuteronomy 15:17 + often; Genesis 40:11 (E; of plucking grapes. 2 Samuel 4:6 read סֹקְלָה for לֹקְחֵי, see חִטָּה, above, and סקל). This easily passes into
2. take and carry along with oneself, כֶּסֶף קְחוּ בְיֶדְכֶם Genesis 43:12 (J), Joshua 9:11 (JE), 1 Kings 14:3; 2 Kings 5:5; 2 Kings 8:8, 9; 2 Kings 9:1 all Proverbs 7:20 (all with בְּיַד); Genesis 43:15; Joshua 9:4 (both J E), +.
a. take from, or out of, followed by active of thing or person, + מִן local: Genesis 2:22 (rib from man), Genesis 3:22 (man from ground; both J); Deuteronomy 19:12; 1 Samuel 17:49; 1 Kings 17:19 +; וַיִּקַּ ח אֶתהַֿחֶרֶב מֵעַל יֶרֶךְ יִמִינוֺ Judges 3:21 (i.e. drew it); with ב instrumental בְּמֶלְקָחַיִם מֵעַל הַמִּזְבֵּחַ ל׳ Isaiah 6:6; followed by מִן partitive 2 Samuel 12:4.
b. take, carry away: Ezekiel 3:14 sprit lifited me up and carried me away; figurative of passion carrying one away Job 15:12.
c. take away from, so as to deprive of, followed by accusative Genesis 42:36 (E); followed by accusative + מִן, Genesis 44:29 (מֵעִם; J), 1 Kings 11:34; Psalm 51:13; לֹקֵחַ אֶתֿ י׳ אֲדֹנֶיךָ מֵעַל ראֹשֶׁ֑ךָ 2 Kings 2:3 י׳ is about to take away thy lord from over thy head, so 2 Kings 2:5; compare absolute אֵינֶנּוּ אֹתוֺ אלהים כִּילֿ׳ Genesis 5:24 (P); more often without מִן, Genesis 27:36 (twice in verse); Genesis 30:15 (twice in verse); Genesis 31:1 (all J), Judges 11:13, 15; Judges 15:6; Judges 18:24; 1 Samuel 12:3 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 12:4; 1 Kings 11:34; Job 12:20; absolute Job 1:21; אֶתֶּןלְֿךָ מֶלֶךְ בְּאַמִּי וְאֶקַּח בְּעֶבְרָתִי Hosea 13:11; of the sword, taking away its victims Ezekiel 33:4, 6; figurative of taking away understanding Hosea 4:11.
d. especially take away life 1 Kings 19:10, 14; Psalm 31:14; Proverbs 1:19; Jonah 4:3.
4. take to or for a person:
a. for oneself, followed by accusative + לְ, = appropriate to oneself Deuteronomy 7:25; Numbers 8:16 (P), Deuteronomy 22:7; 2 Kings 12:6; with לְ as dativus commodi [dative of benefit], Zechariah 11:7; אֶתשְֿׁנֵי יְלָדַי לוֺ לַעֲבָדִים ל׳ 2 Kings 4:1 to take my two sons for himself for slaves; so (without לְ reflexive), תִּקָּחֶנּוּ לְעֶבֶד עוֺלָם Job 40:28 wilt thou take him as slave for ever?
b. = procure, get, followed by accusative + לְ, קְחוּ לָכֶם תֶּבֶן Exodus 5:11 (J) get you straw; לֹקֵחַ לוֺ קָלוֺן Proverbs 9:7 getteth to himself shame; so often, especially קַח לְךָ, etc., Genesis 6:21; Genesis 12:19; Genesis 16:21; Genesis 45:19 +; without לְ, Nehemiah 5:2 let us procure corn, and eat and live; of acquiring a field Proverbs 31:16.
c. take possession of, followed by accusative, of land Deuteronomy 29:7; Joshua 11:16, 23 (all D), 2 Chronicles 16:5; compare מְּקֻדָּתוֺ יִקַּח אַחֵר Psalm 109:8 his office let another take; figurative הַלַּיְלָה הַהוּא יִקָּחֵהוּ אֹפֶל Job 3:6 that night — let darkness take possession of it!
d. = select, choose, י׳ וְאֶתְכֶם ל׳ Deuteronomy 4:20, compare Deuteronomy 4:34)+ לוֺ), 1 Kings 11:37; of men Deuteronomy 1:15; Joshua 3:12 (J E; + לָכֶם); + מִן Deuteronomy 1:23; Joshua 4:2 (JE).
e. especially take in marriage:
(1) for another, especially a son, with לְ, וְלָקַחְתָּ֫ אִשָּׁה לִבְנִי, Genesis 24:4 and thou shalt take a wife for my son, so Genesis 24:7; Genesis 24:38; Genesis 24:40; Genesis 24:48 (all J), Genesis 21:21 (E), Jeremiah 29:6b;
(2) more often for oneself, usually with לְ reflexive (sometimes + לְאִשָּׁה), Genesis 4:19; Genesis 6:2; Genesis 11:29; Genesis 12:19 (all J), + often; without לְ Genesis 20:2, 3(E), etc.
f. = receive, accept, especially a bribe, gift, ransom, etc., 1 Samuel 8:3c; 1 Samuel 12:4 (both followed by מִן), Amos 5:12; 2 Kings 5:15, 16, 20, 23, 26 (twice in verse); Psalm 15:5; interest-money Ezekiel 18:13, 17; Ezekiel 22:12; inheritance Joshua 13:8; Joshua 18:7(both D), Numbers 34:14 (twice in verse); Numbers 34:15 (P); of earth, receiving Abel's blood Genesis 4:11 (J); chastisement Isaiah 40:2; of perceiving a sound, Job 4:11 mine ear received a whisper of it; receive mentally: וְלָקַח בְּעָלָיו Exodus 22:10 (E) i.e. shall accept the oath as satisfactory; בָּרֵךְ לָקַחְתִּי Numbers 23:20 (JE), i.e. I have received (commandment by revelation) to bless; receive instruction Proverbs 24:32; Jeremiah 2:30 +; entanglements of temptation Proverbs 22:25.
g. take, as preliminary to further action: Genesis 31:34 (E), she took them and put them; Judges 3:25 take key and open; Joshua 2:4 she took the two men and hid them; 1 Kings 18:4 Obadiah took 100 prophets and hid them; 1 Kings 19:21 Elisha took the yoke of oxen and slew them, compare 2 Samuel 17:19; 2 Samuel 18:18; sometimes wholly redundant, קְחוּ וַעֲשׂוּ עֲגָלָה חֲדָשָׁה 1 Samuel 6:7 take and prepare a new cart, etc.; somewhat different is הַלֹּקְחִים לְשׁוֺנָם וַיִּנְאֲמוּ נְאֻם Jeremiah 23:31, i.e. they take (= make use of) their own tongues, and talk oracles.
5. take up, upon = put upon, followed by ׃עַל וַתִּקַּת תָּמָר אֵפֶר עַלרֿאֹשָׁהּ 2 Samuel 13:19 and Tamar put ashes upon her head; וַיִּקָּחֶהָ עַלהַֿחֲמוֺר Judges 19:28; compare יִפְרשֹׁ כְּנָפָיו יִקָּחֵהוּ Deuteronomy 32:11 he spreadeth his wings, he taketh him up.
6. = fetch: קְחִינָֿא לִי מְעַטמַֿיִם 1 Kings 17:10 fetch me, pray, a little water, compare 1 Kings 17:11; 1 Kings 17:11, 2 Kings 2:20; 2 Kings 4:41; וְקַחלִֿי מִשָּׁם שְׁנֵי גְּדָיֵי עִוִּים Genesis 27:9 and fetch me thence two kids, compare Genesis 27:13 (J); + בְּיָדִי 1 Samuel 21:9; an offering Leviticus 12:8 (P; || הֵבִיא Leviticus 12:6); with human object often nearly = summon, לָקֹב אֹיְבַי לְקַחְתִּיךָ Numbers 33:11 (JE) to curse mine enemies did I summon thee, Judges 11:5; 1 Samuel 16:11; שְׁלַח וְקַח אֹתוֺ אֵלַי 1 Samuel 20:31 send and bring him unto me; 2 Kings 3:15; 2 Kings 6:13 +; of י׳, summoning his people from exile, מִשָּׁם יְקָּחֶ֑ךָ Deuteronomy 30:4.
7. take=lead, conduct (with or without contact): וַיִּקַּח אֶתשְֿׁנֵי בָנָיו עִמּוֺ Genesis 48:1; גַּם בְּקַרְכֶם קְחוּ Exodus 12:32 (both E); וְאֶתעַֿמּוֺ לָקַח עִמּוֺ Exodus 14:6 (J) and his people he took with him; compare Exodus 14:7 (J), Joshua 8:1 (JE), Judges 4:6; אֶקָּֽחֲךָ אֶלמָֿקוֺם אַחֵר Numbers 23:27 I will take thee unto another place, compare Numbers 23:14; Numbers 23:28 (all J E); י׳ subject, וָאֶקַּח אֶתאֲֿבִיכֶם Joshua 24:3 (E) and I took your father Abraham from beyond the river; לַמָּוֶת הַצֵּל לְקֻחִים rescue those led to death.
8. take = capture, seize: לָקַחְתִּי בְחָזְקָה 1 Samuel 2:16 I will take by force, that is, flesh; of spoils, בֶּצַע כֶּסֶף לֹא ל׳ Judges 5:19 gain of silver they took not; of capture of ark 1 Samuel 5:1; bronze 2 Samuel 8:3, etc.; territory Genesis 48:22 (E), Deuteronomy 3:14; cities Numbers 21:25 (JE), Deuteronomy 3:14; Joshua 11:19 (D), 1 Samuel 7:14; 2 Samuel 8:1; of capture of hippopotamus Job 40:24; of seductions of woman, בְּעַפְעַפֶּיהָ וְאַל־תִּקָֽחֲךָ Proverbs 6:25 and let her not capture thee with her eyelids.
9. take = carry off:
a. as booty Genesis 14:11; 1 Samuel 27:9; 1 Samuel 30:16, 18, 19, 20; 1 Kings 14:26 (twice in verse).
10. in phrase take vengeance: וְנִקְחָה נִקְמָתֵנוּ מִמֶּנּוּ Jeremiah 20:10 and we will take our vengeance upon him; absolute נָקָם אֶקַּח Isaiah 47:3 vengeance will I take.
Niph. Perfect נִלְקַח 1 Samuel 4:22; נִלְקָ֑ח 1 Samuel 4:11; Ezekiel 33:6; 3rd person feminine singular נִלְקָ֑חָה 1 Samuel 4:17; Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּלָּקַח Esther 2:8, 16; 1st person singular אֶלָּקַח 2 Kings 2:9; Infinitive construct הִלָּקַח 1 Samuel 4:19, 21, suffix הִלָּֽקְחוֺ 1 Samuel 21:7; —
1. be captured, of ark 1 Samuel 4:11, 17, 19, 21, 22.
2. be taken away, removed, of shewbread 1 Samuel 21:7; of removal by death Ezekiel 33:6; of translation of Elijah 2 Kings 2:9 (with מֵעִם person)
3. be taken, brought unto (אֶלֿ), only Esther 2:8, 16.
Pu. Perfect לֻקַּח Genesis 3:23 +, 3rd person feminine singular לְֻקָֿחָהֿ Genesis 2:23, 2nd person masculine singular לֻקָּ֑חְתָּ Genesis 3:19, etc.; —
1. be taken from, out of (מִן of source) Genesis 2:23; Genesis 3:19, 23 (all J); compare וְלֻקַּח מֵהֶם קְלָלָה Jeremiah 29:22 and there shall be taken from them)derived from their case) a curse-formula.
2. = be stolen from, Judges 17:2 (ל person)
3. be taken captive, Jeremiah 48:46, compare Isaiah 52:5.
4. be taken away, removed (= Niph. 2), of Elijah's translation 2 Kings 2:10 (with מֵאֵת person), of death Isaiah 53:8 (with מִן, probably instrumental)
Hoph. Imperfect יֻקַּח Genesis 18:4 +, etc.; —
1. be taken, brought unto Genesis 12:15 (J; followed by בֵּית to the house of), Genesis 18:4 (absolute)
2. be taken out of Job 28:2 (מִן of source), from, of Ezekiel 15:3 (מִן partitive)
3. be taken away from Isaiah 49:24 (מִן person); absolute Isaiah 49:25.
Hithp. Participle feminine singular אֵשׁ מִתְלַקַּ֫חַת literally fire taking hold of itself, of lightning Exodus 9:24 (JE), Ezekiel 1:4, exact significance dubious; in close succession, incessant Di Sm, infolding itself, i.e. a mass of fire, Thes Rob-Ges A VB SS, > of quivering flashes Buhl, of forked or zigzag lightning Da.
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2:22; 2:22; 2:23; 2:23; 3:19; 3:19; 3:22; 3:23; 3:23; 4:11; 4:11; 4:19; 5:24; 6:2; 6:21; 6:21; 8:9; 11:29; 12:15; 12:19; 12:19; 14:11; 14:12; 14:23; 15:9; 18:4; 18:4; 20:2; 20:3; 20:3; 21:21; 24:4; 24:7; 24:7; 24:38; 24:40; 24:48; 27:9; 27:13; 27:36; 27:36; 27:46; 30:15; 30:15; 31:1; 31:34; 34:6; 38:23; 40:11; 42:33; 42:36; 43:12; 43:15; 44:29; 45:19; 48:1; 48:9; 48:22


4:17; 5:11; 7:15; 9:24; 12:22; 12:32; 14:6; 14:7; 17:5; 21:10; 22:10; 29:1


12:6; 12:8


8:16; 16:1; 21:25; 23:14; 23:20; 23:27; 23:28; 25:7; 33:11; 34:14; 34:15


1:15; 1:23; 3:8; 3:14; 3:14; 4:20; 4:34; 7:25; 15:17; 19:12; 22:7; 29:7; 29:7; 30:4; 31:26; 32:11


2:4; 3:12; 4:2; 8:1; 9:4; 9:11; 11:16; 11:19; 11:23; 13:8; 18:7; 24:3


3:21; 3:25; 4:6; 5:19; 11:5; 11:13; 11:15; 15:6; 17:2; 18:24; 19:28

1 Samuel

2:16; 4:3; 4:11; 4:11; 4:17; 4:17; 4:19; 4:19; 4:21; 4:21; 4:22; 4:22; 5:1; 6:7; 7:14; 8:3; 12:3; 12:4; 16:11; 16:11; 17:49; 20:31; 21:7; 21:7; 21:9; 27:9; 30:16; 30:18; 30:19; 30:20; 30:20

2 Samuel

4:6; 8:1; 8:3; 12:4; 12:4; 13:19; 17:19; 18:14; 18:18; 18:18; 22:27

1 Kings

11:34; 11:34; 11:37; 14:3; 14:26; 17:10; 17:11; 17:11; 17:11; 17:19; 18:4; 19:10; 19:14; 19:21; 20:33; 22:3

2 Kings

2:3; 2:5; 2:9; 2:9; 2:10; 2:20; 3:15; 4:1; 4:29; 4:41; 5:5; 5:15; 5:16; 5:20; 5:23; 5:26; 6:13; 8:8; 8:9; 9:1; 12:6; 12:9; 18:32; 23:34

2 Chronicles

16:5; 36:4




2:8; 2:8; 2:16; 2:16


1:21; 3:6; 4:11; 12:20; 15:12; 15:12; 28:2; 40:24


15:5; 31:14; 51:13; 109:8


1:19; 6:25; 7:20; 9:7; 20:16; 22:25; 24:11; 24:32; 31:16


6:6; 23:16; 36:17; 40:2; 47:3; 49:24; 49:25; 52:5; 53:8


2:30; 5:3; 20:10; 23:31; 27:20; 29:6; 29:22; 32:14; 36:14; 48:46


1:4; 3:14; 15:3; 17:5; 18:13; 18:17; 22:12; 24:25; 33:4; 33:6; 33:6; 33:6; 37:16


4:11; 11:3; 13:11






11:7; 11:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3947 matches the Hebrew לָקַח (lāqaḥ),
which occurs 967 times in 909 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 19 (Gen 2:15–Gen 23:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:15 - And the LORD God took H3947 the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:21 - And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took H3947 one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:22 - And the rib, which the LORD God had taken H3947 from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:23 - And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken H3947 out of Man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:6 - And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took H3947 of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:19 - In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: H3947 for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:22 - And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take H3947 also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:23 - Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken. H3947
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:11 - And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive H3947 thy brother's blood from thy hand;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:19 - And Lamech took H3947 unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:24 - And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took H3947 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:2 - That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took H3947 them wives of all which they chose.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:21 - And take H3947 thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:2 - Of every clean beast thou shalt take H3947 to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:9 - But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, H3947 and pulled her in unto him into the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:20 - And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and took H3947 of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:23 - And Shem and Japheth took H3947 a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:29 - And Abram and Nahor took H3947 them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:31 - And Terah took H3947 Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:5 - And Abram took H3947 Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:15 - The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken H3947 into Pharaoh's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:19 - Why saidst thou, She is my sister? so I might have taken H3947 her to me to wife: now therefore behold thy wife, take H3947 her, and go thy way.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:11 - And they took H3947 all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and went their way.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:12 - And they took H3947 Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:21 - And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons, and take H3947 the goods to thyself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:23 - That I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not take H3947 any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:24 - Save only that which the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take H3947 their portion.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:9 - And he said unto him, Take H3947 me an heifer of three years old, and a she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:10 - And he took H3947 unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:3 - And Sarai Abram's wife took H3947 Hagar her maid the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:23 - And Abraham took H3947 Ishmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house; and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsame day, as God had said unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:4 - Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, H3947 and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:5 - And I will fetch H3947 a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye come to your servant. And they said, So do, as thou hast said.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:7 - And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetcht H3947 a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hasted to dress it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:8 - And he took H3947 butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:14 - And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married H3947 his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:15 - And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take H3947 thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:2 - And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took H3947 Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:3 - But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, for the woman which thou hast taken; H3947 for she is a man's wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:14 - And Abimelech took H3947 sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and womenservants, and gave them unto Abraham, and restored him Sarah his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:14 - And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took H3947 bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:21 - And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took H3947 him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:27 - And Abraham took H3947 sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:30 - And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shalt thou take H3947 of my hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have digged this well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:2 - And he said, Take now H3947 thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:3 - And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took H3947 two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:6 - And Abraham took H3947 the wood of the burnt offering, and laid it upon Isaac his son; and he took H3947 the fire in his hand, and a knife; and they went both of them together.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:10 - And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took H3947 the knife to slay his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:13 - And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took H3947 the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:13 - And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, hear me: I will give thee money for the field; take H3947 it of me, and I will bury my dead there.

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