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Lexicon :: Strong's H3948 - leqaḥ

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לֶקַח
Transliteration
leqaḥ
Pronunciation
leh'-kakh
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1124a

Strong’s Definitions

לֶקַח leqach, leh'-kakh; from H3947; properly, something received, i.e. (mentally) instruction (whether on the part of the teacher or hearer); also (in an active and sinister sense) inveiglement:—doctrine, learning, fair speech.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H3948 in the following manner: doctrine (4x), learning (4x), fair speech (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H3948 in the following manner: doctrine (4x), learning (4x), fair speech (1x).
  1. learning, teaching, insight

    1. instruction (obj)

    2. teaching (thing taught)

      1. teaching-power

      2. persuasiveness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לֶקַח leqach, leh'-kakh; from H3947; properly, something received, i.e. (mentally) instruction (whether on the part of the teacher or hearer); also (in an active and sinister sense) inveiglement:—doctrine, learning, fair speech.
STRONGS H3948:
לֶ֫קַח noun masculineProverbs 4:2 learning, teaching (concrete; probably what is received); — ל׳ absolute Isaiah 29:24 + 5 times; suffix לִקְחִי Deuteronomy 32:3; Job 11:4; לִקְחָהּ Proverbs 7:21; —
1. instruction, subjective, as personal acquirement; יִלְמְדוּ לֶ֑קַח Isaiah 29:24, they shall learn instruction (|| בִּינָה); וְיוֺסֶף לֶ֑קַח Proverbs 1:5 a wise man will hear and will increase (his) learning, so Proverbs 9:9.
2. teaching, object, as thing taught, יַעֲרֹף כַּמָּטָר לִקְחִי Deuteronomy 32:2 (|| אִמְרָתִי), Job 11:4; טוֺב נָתַתִּי לָכֶם ל׳ Proverbs 4:2; also = teaching-power, persuasiveness, מֶתֶק שְׂפָתַיִם יוֺסִיף ל׳ Proverbs 16:21 sweetness of lips increaseth persuasiveness (see מתק), וְעַל שְׂפָתָיו יוֺסִיף לֶקַח Proverbs 16:23; in bad sense, of seductive words of adulteress, בְּרֹב ל׳ Proverbs 7:21 (|| בְּחֵלֶק שְׂפָתֶיהָ).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Deuteronomy

32:2; 32:3

Job

11:4; 11:4

Proverbs

1:5; 4:2; 4:2; 7:21; 7:21; 9:9; 16:21; 16:23

Isaiah

29:24; 29:24

H3948

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3948 matches the Hebrew לֶקַח (leqaḥ),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:2 - My doctrine H3948 shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:4 - For thou hast said, My doctrine H3948 is pure, and I am clean in thine eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:5 - A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; H3948 and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:2 - For I give you good doctrine, H3948 forsake ye not my law.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:21 - With her much fair speech H3948 she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:9 - Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning. H3948
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:21 - The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning. H3948
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:23 - The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning H3948 to his lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:24 - They also that erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine. H3948

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