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Strong's #3938 - לָעַט

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1) (Hiphil) to swallow greedily, devour

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2928 ‑ κρύπτω (kroop'‑to);  5339 ‑ φείδομαι (fi'‑dom‑ahee);  1089 ‑ γεύομαι (ghyoo'‑om‑ahee);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2315) uol (לאהתה LAhTh) AC: Feed CO: ? AB: ?: [from: ol- swallowing]

V) uol (לאהתה LAhTh) - Feed: KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) feed - Strongs: H3938 (לָעַט)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [לָעַט] verb swallow (greedily) (Late Hebrew id., Hiph`il stuff cattle with food; Syriac jaw; compare Arabic speak confusedly, utter indistinct sounds); — only

Hiph`il Imperative masculine singular suffix causat, הַלְעִיטֵנִי Genesis 25:30 (J) let me swallow, followed by מִן of thing.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לָעַט to eat greedily, to devour. Compare note under לוּעַ. Arab. quadril. لَعْظَمَ id.; لَعَسُ voracity.

Hiphil, to give to eat. Genesis 25:30, הַלְעִיטֵנִי נָא “give me to eat,” let me devour, of a person hungry and greedy.

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הַלְעִיטֵ֤נִי הלעיטני hal‘îṭênî hal·‘î·ṭê·nî haliTeni
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