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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3831 - לְבוּשׁ
1) garment, clothing
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
לְבוּשׁ , לְבֻשׁ m. (once f. see No. 2, from the root לָבַשׁ
(1) a garment, clothing, Job 24:7, 10 Job 24:10, 31:19 38:14 Esther 6:9, 10, 11 specially a splendid garment. Job 38:14, וְיִתְיַצְּבוּ כְּמוֹ לְבוּשׁ “and (all things) stand forth as in splendid attire,” spoken of the earth, shone upon by the morning sun; comp. Esther 6:9, 10, 11 Isaiah 63:1. Poet. used of the scaly coat of the crocodile, Job 41:5.
(2) a spouse, a wife, by a metaphor in common use in Arabic, Malachi 2:16 (where it is construed with a fem.), compare Koran, Sur. ii. 183, “Wives are your attire, and you are theirs.” Compare also the verbs لبس, ثاب to put on a garment; also to lie with a woman. More examples are given by Schultens in Animadv. ad Ps. 65:14.
לְבוּשׁ Ch. i.q. Hebr. No. 1, Daniel 3:21.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13