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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3886 - לוּעַ

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Qal) to swallow, swallow down

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2597 ‑ καταβαίνω (kat‑ab‑ah'ee‑no);  5337 ‑ φαῦλος (fow'‑los);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1269) ol (לאה LAh) AC: Swallow CO: Throat AB: ?

A) ol (לאה LAh) AC: ? CO: Throat AB: ?

Nm ) ol (לאה LAh) - Throat: KJV (1): throat - Strongs: H3930 (לֹעַ)

im) olt (תלאה TLAh) - Crimson: The color of the throat. KJV (1): scarlet - Strongs: H8529 (תָּלַע)

J) ofl (לואה LWAh) AC: Swallow CO: ? AB: ?

V) ofl (לואה LWAh) - Swallow: KJV (2): (vf: Paal) swallow - Strongs: H3886 (לוּעַ)

L) oli (ילאה YLAh) AC: Devour CO: ? AB: ?

V) oli (ילאה YLAh) - Devour: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) devour - Strongs: H3216 (יָלַע)

im) olft (תולאה TWLAh) - I. Crimson:The color of the throat. II. Worm:A crimson colored worm. KJV (43): scarlet, worm - Strongs: H8438 (תֹּלַעַת)

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AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [לוּעַ, or לָעַע] verb swallow, swallow down (Syriac , lap or lick up Judges 7:5-7); —

Qal Perfect 3 plural וְלָע֫וּ consecutive Obadiah 16 (Ges§ 67 R. 12); — absolute, figurative of nations drinking (cup of judgment). — Hi De talk wildly, see

II.לוע; We Now נָעוּ reel, totter (compare Isaiah 24:20; Isaiah 29:9).

II. [לוּע, or לָעַע] verb talk wildly (ᵑ0לָ֑עוּ יָ֫לַע perhaps better would be לָעוּ֫, יִ֫לַע (√ לעה), compare Thes and Arabic , make mistakes in talking, Ba ZMG xii. 1887,605, 614); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine plural לָ֑עוּ Job 6:3, subject דברים (see Di); Imperfect מוֺקֵשׁ אָדָם יָ֫לַע קֹדֶשׁ Proverbs 20:25 it is a snare to a man that he should rashly cry, Holy ! (construction unusual, and perhaps text, error, compare Frankenberg; on form see Ol§ 243 a Anm; Bö i. 296 i. 375f. derive from לעע; Str., Hiph`il from לעע).

לוץ see ליץ.

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וְלָע֔וּ ולעו לָֽעוּ׃ לעו׃ lā‘ū lā·‘ū Lau velaU wə·lā·‘ū wəlā‘ū
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