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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3923 - לָכִישׁ
Lachish = “invincible”
1) a city lying south of Jerusalem on the borders of Simeon and which belonged to the Amorites until conquered by Joshua and allotted to Judah
לָכִישׁ (i.q. لَكِسُ “obstinate,” i.e. hard to be captured), [Lachish], pr.n. of a fortified town (Isaiah 36:2; 2 Chronicles 11:9) in the plain country, of the tribe of Judah, which had formerly been a royal city of the Canaanites, Joshua 10:3, 12:11 15:39 Nehemiah 11:30; Jeremiah 34:7; Micah 1:13. [Derived in Thes. from the unused root. לָכַשׁ; and the meaning suggested, “smitten,” “taken,” “captured,” or else the one just mentioned.]
the Week of Proper 22 / Ordinary 27