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Entry for Strong's #3822 - לְבָאוֹת

Word Origin
plural of (03833)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Lebaoth = “witness”

1) a town in southern Judah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Joshua 1
Joshua 1
Joshua 1
n-p 1
n-p 1
n-p 1

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 לְבָאוֺת proper name, of a location a city in southern Judah, Joshua 15:32, ᵐ5 Δαβως, A ᵐ5 L Δαβωθ = ׳בֵּית ל (q. v. p. III above) Joshua 19:6, ᵐ5 Βαθαρωθ, ᵐ5 L Βηθλεβαωθ. Site unknown.

לבב (meaning dubious; Dl Proverbs 88 ff. finds original meaning in Assyrian lab'bu, in unruhiger Bewegung sein; — √ of לֵבָב, לֵב; compare Late Hebrew id., Assyrian libbu, Aramaic לִבָּא Ethiopic Arabic Sabean לב, SabDenkm p. 13, No. 1,1. 7); — the literary usage of לֵב and לֵבָב is:

1 earliest poetry, J and E chiefly, Ephr document of Judges/Samuel/Kings chiefly, Amos , Hosea , Zechariah 9-11, Isaiah 15 use לֵב.

2לֵבָב first appears in Isaiah and certain strata of E and Ephr document of Judges Samuel Kings, and is continued in Zephaniah , Nahum (probably) D H Deuteronomy editors and some Psalm

3 Jeremiah Ezekiel Job prefer לֵב but use occasionally לֵבָב.

4 Isa2, Isa3, Lamentations and exilic Psalm use לֵב.

5 Isaiah 13-14:23; Jeremiah 50-51, Haggai , Zechariah 1-8, Joshua , Jonah , Psalm 25,90, 104, use לבב.

6 Malachi , Obadiah , Zechariah 12-14, Memorials of Ezra and Nehemiah , Proverbs , Ruth , Canticles and many Psalm of Persian period use לֵב.

7 Chronicles and Daniel use לֵבָב.

8 Ecclesiastes Esther and latest Psalm use לֵב. Exceptions will be noted and suspected passages indicated by ? under לבב and לב which are treated apart. See Br. 'Study of the use of לב and לבב in the O.T.' in Semitic Studies in Memory of Dr. Kohut, Berlin, 1897.

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וּלְבָא֥וֹת ולבאות ū·lə·ḇā·’ō·wṯ ūləḇā’ōwṯ ulevaot
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