3895. lechi
Strong's Concordance
lechi: jaw, cheek
Original Word: לֶ֫חִי
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: lechi
Phonetic Spelling: (lekh-ee')
Short Definition: cheek
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
jaw, cheek
NASB Translation
cheek (6), cheeks (4), jaw (1), jawbone (4), jaws (4), two cheeks (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. לְחִי noun masculineSong of Solomon 1:10 jaw, cheek (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic לוֺחָא; Arabic ; on Assyrian la—û compare DlHWB 375, but = ?); — ׳ל absolute Judges 15:17; Micah 4:14; construct Judges 15:15 2t.; לֶ֑חִי 1 Kings 22:24 3t. + Judges 15:19 (twice in verse); suffix לֶחֱיוֺ Job 40:26; לֶחֱיָהּ Lamentations 1:2; dual לְחָיַיִּם Deuteronomy 18:3; construct לְחָיֵי Isaiah 30:28; suffix לְחָיַי Isaiah 50:6, compare Job 16:10, etc.; לְחֵיהֶם Hosea 11:4; —

1 jaw, jawbone, of animal, Judges 15:15,16 (twice in verse); Judges 15:17 (under jaw of ass), compare proper name, of a location רָכַת לֶ֑חִי Judges 15:17; in simile עַלּלְֿחֵיהֶם כִּמְרִימֵי עֹל Hosea 11:4 like those lifting up a yoke from upon (read מֵעַל ?) their jaws (Israel under figure of oxen); of sacrificial ox or sheep Deuteronomy 18:3; of crocodile Job 40:26; of Pharaoh under figure of תַּנִּים Ezekiel 29:4 (compare Ezekiel 29:3); compare Ezekiel 38:4; Isaiah 30:28.

2 cheek, of man 1 Kings 22:24 2Chronicles 18:23; Job 16:10; Psalm 3:8; Songs 5:13; Isaiah 50:6; Lamentations 3:30; Micah 4:14; of woman Songs 1:10; Lamentations 1:2 (figurative of Jerusalem).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cheek bone, jaw bone

From an unused root meaning to be soft; the cheek (from its fleshiness); hence, the jaw-bone -- cheek (bone), jaw (bone).

Forms and Transliterations
בִּלְחִ֣י בִּלְחָיֶ֑יךָ בִּלְחָיֶ֔יךָ בַּלֶּ֗חִי בלחי בלחייך הַלְּחִ֔י הַלְּחִ֖י הַלֶּ֑חִי הלחי וְהַלְּחָיַ֖יִם וּלְחָיַ֖י והלחיים ולחיי לְחִֽי־ לְחֵיהֶ֑ם לְחָיֵ֥י לְחָיַ֙יִךְ֙ לְחָיָ֑י לְחָיָו֙ לֶ֑חִי לֶ֖חִי לֶֽחֱיָ֔הּ לֶֽחֱיוֹ׃ לחי לחי־ לחיה לחיהם לחיו לחיו׃ לחיי לחייך bal·le·ḥî balLechi balleḥî bil·ḥā·ye·ḵā bil·ḥî bilchaYeicha bilChi bilḥāyeḵā bilḥî hal·le·ḥî hal·lə·ḥî halleChi halleḥî halləḥî lə·ḥā·ya·yiḵ lə·ḥā·yāw lə·ḥā·yāy lə·ḥā·yê lə·ḥê·hem le·ḥĕ·yāh le·ḥĕ·yōw le·ḥî lə·ḥî- lechaYai lechaYav lechaYayich lechaYei lecheiHem lecheYah lecheyo lechi ləḥāyāw ləḥāyāy ləḥāyayiḵ ləḥāyê ləḥêhem leḥĕyāh leḥĕyōw leḥî ləḥî- ū·lə·ḥā·yay ulechaYai ūləḥāyay vehallechaYayim wə·hal·lə·ḥā·ya·yim wəhalləḥāyayim
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Strong's Hebrew 3895
21 Occurrences


bal·le·ḥî — 1 Occ.
bil·ḥā·ye·ḵā — 2 Occ.
bil·ḥî — 2 Occ.
hal·lə·ḥî — 4 Occ.
lə·ḥā·yāy — 1 Occ.
lə·ḥā·yāw — 1 Occ.
lə·ḥā·ya·yiḵ — 1 Occ.
lə·ḥā·yê — 1 Occ.
lə·ḥê·hem — 1 Occ.
le·ḥĕ·yāh — 1 Occ.
le·ḥĕ·yōw — 1 Occ.
lə·ḥî- — 3 Occ.
ū·lə·ḥā·yay — 1 Occ.
wə·hal·lə·ḥā·ya·yim — 1 Occ.

Deuteronomy 18:3
HEB: לַכֹּהֵ֔ן הַזְּרֹ֥עַ וְהַלְּחָיַ֖יִם וְהַקֵּבָֽה׃
NAS: the shoulder and the two cheeks and the stomach.
KJV: the shoulder, and the two cheeks, and the maw.
INT: to the priest the shoulder and the two and the stomach

Judges 15:15
HEB: וַיִּמְצָ֥א לְחִֽי־ חֲמ֖וֹר טְרִיָּ֑ה
NAS: a fresh jawbone of a donkey,
KJV: a new jawbone of an ass,
INT: found jawbone of a donkey A fresh

Judges 15:16
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר שִׁמְשׁ֔וֹן בִּלְחִ֣י הַחֲמ֔וֹר חֲמ֖וֹר
NAS: said, With the jawbone of a donkey,
KJV: said, With the jawbone of an ass,
INT: said Samson the jawbone of a donkey clay

Judges 15:16
HEB: חֲמ֖וֹר חֲמֹרָתָ֑יִם בִּלְחִ֣י הַחֲמ֔וֹר הִכֵּ֖יתִי
NAS: Heaps upon heaps, With the jawbone of a donkey
KJV: upon heaps, with the jaw of an ass
INT: clay clay the jawbone of a donkey have killed

Judges 15:17
HEB: לְדַבֵּ֔ר וַיַּשְׁלֵ֥ךְ הַלְּחִ֖י מִיָּד֑וֹ וַיִּקְרָ֛א
NAS: he threw the jawbone from his hand;
KJV: that he cast away the jawbone out of his hand,
INT: speaking threw the jawbone his hand named

Judges 15:19
HEB: הַמַּכְתֵּ֣שׁ אֲשֶׁר־ בַּלֶּ֗חִי וַיֵּצְא֨וּ מִמֶּ֤נּוּ
KJV: an hollow place that [was] in the jaw, and there came
INT: the hollow which the jaw came that

1 Kings 22:24
HEB: מִיכָ֖יְהוּ עַל־ הַלֶּ֑חִי וַיֹּ֕אמֶר אֵי־
NAS: Micaiah on the cheek and said,
KJV: Micaiah on the cheek, and said,
INT: Micaiah on the cheek and said way

2 Chronicles 18:23
HEB: מִיכָ֖יְהוּ עַל־ הַלֶּ֑חִי וַיֹּ֗אמֶר אֵ֣י
NAS: Micaiah on the cheek and said,
KJV: Micaiah upon the cheek, and said,
INT: Micaiah on the cheek and said Which

Job 16:10
HEB: בְּ֭חֶרְפָּה הִכּ֣וּ לְחָיָ֑י יַ֝֗חַד עָלַ֥י
NAS: They have slapped me on the cheek with contempt;
KJV: they have smitten me upon the cheek reproachfully;
INT: contempt have slapped the cheek together against

Job 41:2
HEB: וּ֝בְח֗וֹחַ תִּקּ֥וֹב לֶֽחֱיוֹ׃
NAS: Or pierce his jaw with a hook?
KJV: or bore his jaw through with a thorn?
INT: bramble pierce his jaw

Psalm 3:7
HEB: כָּל־ אֹיְבַ֣י לֶ֑חִי שִׁנֵּ֖י רְשָׁעִ֣ים
NAS: my enemies on the cheek; You have shattered
KJV: all mine enemies [upon] the cheek bone; thou hast broken
INT: all enemies the cheek the teeth of the wicked

Songs 1:10
HEB: נָאו֤וּ לְחָיַ֙יִךְ֙ בַּתֹּרִ֔ים צַוָּארֵ֖ךְ
NAS: Your cheeks are lovely
KJV: Thy cheeks are comely with rows
INT: are lovely your cheeks ornaments your neck

Songs 5:13
HEB: לְחָיָו֙ כַּעֲרוּגַ֣ת הַבֹּ֔שֶׂם
NAS: His cheeks are like a bed of balsam,
KJV: His cheeks [are] as a bed of spices,
INT: his cheeks A bed of balsam

Isaiah 30:28
HEB: מַתְעֶ֔ה עַ֖ל לְחָיֵ֥י עַמִּֽים׃
NAS: in a sieve, And to [put] in the jaws of the peoples
KJV: and [there shall be] a bridle in the jaws of the people,
INT: leads and to in the jaws of the peoples

Isaiah 50:6
HEB: נָתַ֣תִּי לְמַכִּ֔ים וּלְחָיַ֖י לְמֹֽרְטִ֑ים פָּנַי֙
NAS: to those who strike [Me], And My cheeks to those who pluck out the beard;
KJV: to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off
INT: gave strike and my cheeks pluck my face

Lamentations 1:2
HEB: וְדִמְעָתָהּ֙ עַ֣ל לֶֽחֱיָ֔הּ אֵֽין־ לָ֥הּ
NAS: And her tears are on her cheeks; She has none
KJV: and her tears [are] on her cheeks: among all her lovers
INT: tears are on her cheeks has to comfort

Lamentations 3:30
HEB: יִתֵּ֧ן לְמַכֵּ֛הוּ לֶ֖חִי יִשְׂבַּ֥ע בְּחֶרְפָּֽה׃
NAS: Let him give his cheek to the smiter,
KJV: He giveth [his] cheek to him that smiteth
INT: give to the smiter his cheek him be filled reproach

Ezekiel 29:4
HEB: (חַחִים֙ ק) בִּלְחָיֶ֔יךָ וְהִדְבַּקְתִּ֥י דְגַת־
NAS: hooks in your jaws And make the fish
KJV: hooks in thy jaws, and I will cause the fish
INT: will put bracelet your jaws cling the fish

Ezekiel 38:4
HEB: וְנָתַתִּ֥י חַחִ֖ים בִּלְחָיֶ֑יךָ וְהוֹצֵאתִי֩ אוֹתְךָ֨
NAS: hooks into your jaws, and I will bring
KJV: hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee forth,
INT: and put hooks your jaws will bring and all

Hosea 11:4
HEB: עֹ֖ל עַ֣ל לְחֵיהֶ֑ם וְאַ֥ט אֵלָ֖יו
NAS: the yoke from their jaws; And I bent down
KJV: the yoke on their jaws, and I laid
INT: the yoke from their jaws secret to

Micah 5:1
HEB: יַכּ֣וּ עַֽל־ הַלְּחִ֔י אֵ֖ת שֹׁפֵ֥ט
NAS: the judge of Israel on the cheek.
KJV: of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.
INT: will smite against the cheek the judge of Israel

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