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Strong's #3948 - לֶקַח

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H3947)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) learning, teaching, insight

1a) instruction (object)

1b) teaching (thing taught)

1b1) teaching-power

1b2) persuasiveness

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 191 ‑ ἀκούω (ak‑oo'‑o);  1435 ‑ δῶρον (do'‑ron);  1515 ‑ εἰρήνη (i‑rah'‑nay);  2041 ‑ ἔργον (er'‑gon);  3657 ‑ ὁμιλία (hom‑il‑ee'‑ah);  
Frequency Lists
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KJV (9)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Proverbs 6
Isaiah 1
NAS (9)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Proverbs 6
Isaiah 1
HCS (9)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Proverbs 6
Isaiah 1
BSB (9)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Proverbs 6
Isaiah 1
ESV (8)
Job 1
Proverbs 6
Isaiah 1
WEB (9)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Proverbs 6
Isaiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2319) hql (לקהה LQHh) AC: Take CO: Tong AB: ?: [from: ql- gathering]

V) hql (לקהה LQHh) - Take: [A generic verb with a wide application meaning to take] KJV (965): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Hophal, Pual) take, receive, fetch, bring, get, carry, marry, buy - Strongs: H3947 (לָקַח)

Nm) hql (לקהה LQHh) - Learning: In the sense of being received. KJV (9): doctrine, learning speech - Strongs: H3948 (לֶקַח)

am) hqlm (מלקהה MLQHh) - Tong: A tool for taking coals out of the fire. KJV (6): tong, snuffer - Strongs: H4457 (מַלְקָח)

acm) hfqlm (מלקוהה MLQWHh) - I. Jaw:As tongs for taking food. II. Prey:What is taken. KJV (8): prey, booty, jaw - Strongs: H4455 (מַלְקוֹחַיִם)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 לֶ֫קַח noun masculine Proverbs 4:2 learning, teaching ( concrete; probably what is received ); — ׳ל absolute Isaiah 29:24 5t.; suffix לִקְחִי Deuteronomy 32:3; Job 11:4; לִקְחָהּ Proverbs 7:21; —

1 instruction, subjective, as personal acquirement; יִלְמְדוּ לֶ֑קַח Isaiah 29:24, they shall learn instruction ("" בִּינָה); וְיוֺסֶף לֶ֑קַח Proverbs 1:5 a wise man will hear and will increase (his) learning, so Proverbs 9:9.

2 teaching, object, as thing taught, יַעֲרֹף כַּמָּטָרלִקְחִי Deuteronomy 32:2 ("" אִמְרָתִי), Job 11:4; טוֺב נָתַתִּי לָכֶם׳ל Proverbs 4:2; also = teaching-power, persuasiveness, ׳מֶתֶק שְׂפָתַיִם יוֺסִיף ל Proverbs 16:21 sweetness of lips increaseth persuasiveness (see מתק), וְעַל שְׂפָתָיו יוֺסִיףלֶקַח Proverbs 16:23; in bad sense, of seductive words of adulteress, ׳בְּרֹב ל Proverbs 7:21 ("" בְּחֵלֶק שְׂפָתֶיהָ).

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

לֶקַח m.

(1)  arts, by which any one’s mind is captivated (Kunft iem. einzunehmen), Proverbs 7:21 compare root No. 1, letter c.

(2) doctrine, knowledge, which any one receives, i.e. perceives, or learns (see root No. 2, b; compare Syr. ܩܒܰܠ to receive and learn; Gr. παραλαμβάνω and Lat. accipio), Proverbs 1:5, 9:9 Isaiah 29:24. So far as this is communicated to others, i.q. instruction, the discourse of one who teaches, Proverbs 4:2; Deuteronomy 32:2; Job 11:4.

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List of Word Forms
לִקְחִ֑י לִקְחִ֔י לִקְחָ֑הּ לֶ֑קַח לֶ֣קַח לֶֽקַח׃ לקח לקח׃ לקחה לקחי le·qaḥ Lekach leqaḥ likChah likChi liq·ḥāh liq·ḥî liqḥāh liqḥî
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