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Lexicon :: Strong's H3952 - lāqaq

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1126

Strong’s Definitions

לָקַק lâqaq, law-kak'; a primitive root; to lick or lap:—lap, lick.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H3952 in the following manner: lap (4x), lick (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H3952 in the following manner: lap (4x), lick (3x).
  1. to lap, lick, lap up

    1. (Qal) to lap, lap up

    2. (Piel) to lap up

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָקַק lâqaq, law-kak'; a primitive root; to lick or lap:—lap, lick.
STRONGS H3952: Abbreviations
† [לָקַק] verb lap, lick (Late Hebrew id., Pi.; Arabic bdb054501 lick, lap of dog (Wahrm)); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular לָֽקְקוּ 1 Kings 21:19; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יָלֹק Judges 7:5 (twice in verse); 3rd person masculine plural יָלֹ֫קּוּ 1 Kings 21:19, וַיָּלֹ֫קּוּ 1 Kings 22:38; — lap, יָלֹק בִּלְשׁוֺנוֺ מִןֿ הַמַּיִם Judges 7:5, like of dog Judges 7:5 (absolute); of dogs lapping up blood (accusative), 1 Kings 21:19 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 22:38.
Pi. Participle plural with article הַמְֿלַקְקִים Judges 7:6 (אֶל־פִּיהֶם בְּיָדָם is erroneous gloss, see GFM), Judges 7:7; in both = lap, lap up (= Qal Judges 7:5).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:5; 7:5; 7:5; 7:5; 7:6; 7:7

1 Kings

21:19; 21:19; 21:19; 22:38; 22:38


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3952 matches the Hebrew לָקַק (lāqaq),
which occurs 7 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:5 - So he brought the people down to the water. Then the LORD said to Gideon, “You shall put everyone who laps H3952 the water with his tongue as a dog laps H3952 [fn]in one group, and everyone who kneels down to drink in another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:6 - Now the number of those who lapped H3952, [fn]putting their hand to their mouth, was three hundred men; but all the rest of the people kneeled down to drink water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:7 - And the LORD said to Gideon, “I will save you with the three hundred men who lapped H3952, and will hand the Midianites over to you; so have all the other people go, each man to his [fn]home.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:19 - “And you shall speak to him, saying, ‘This is what the LORD says: “Have you murdered and also taken possession?”’ And you shall speak to him, saying, ‘The LORD says this: “In the place where the dogs licked H3952 up H3952 the blood of Naboth, the dogs will lick H3952 up H3952 your blood, yours as well.”’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:38 - They washed out the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked H3952 up H3952 his blood (it was there that the prostitutes bathed themselves) in accordance with the word of the LORD which He had spoken.
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