3939. laanah
Strong's Concordance
laanah: wormwood
Original Word: לַעֲנָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: laanah
Phonetic Spelling: (lah-an-aw')
Short Definition: wormwood
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
wormwood
NASB Translation
wormwood (8).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
לַעֲנָה noun feminine wormwood (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic is curse (verb id.), so Nabataean לצנת (verb לען) compare CookGlossary); — only figurative of bitter things: — of perverted justice, Amos 5:7; Amos 6:12 ("" ראֹשׁ; of result of idolatry, Deuteronomy 29:17 ("" id.); of ׳יs chastisement Jeremiah 9:14 ("" מֵ֯ירֿאֹשׁ, Jeremiah 23:15 ("" id.), Lamentations 3:15 ("" מְרוֺרִים), Lamentations 3:19 ("" ראֹשׁ); simile of bitter (מָרָה) result of intercourse with strange woman Proverbs 5:4. — On wormwood (Artemisia absinthium, etc., Greek ἀψίθιον) compare Löw80f. 401, 421 TristrNat, Hist. Bib. 493.

לָעַע see לוע

לפד (√ of following; meaning unknown).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
hemlock, wormwood

From an unused root supposed to mean to curse; wormwood (regarded as poisonous, and therefore accursed) -- hemlock, wormwood.

Forms and Transliterations
וְלַעֲנָֽה׃ ולענה׃ כַֽלַּעֲנָ֑ה כלענה לְלַעֲנָ֖ה לְלַעֲנָֽה׃ לַֽעֲנָ֑ה לַֽעֲנָ֔ה לַעֲנָ֥ה לַעֲנָֽה׃ ללענה ללענה׃ לענה לענה׃ challaaNah ḵal·la·‘ă·nāh ḵalla‘ănāh la‘ănāh la·‘ă·nāh laaNah lə·la·‘ă·nāh ləla‘ănāh lelaaNah velaaNah wə·la·‘ă·nāh wəla‘ănāh
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8 Occurrences


ḵal·la·‘ă·nāh — 1 Occ.
la·‘ă·nāh — 4 Occ.
lə·la·‘ă·nāh — 2 Occ.
wə·la·‘ă·nāh — 1 Occ.

Deuteronomy 29:18
HEB: פֹּרֶ֥ה רֹ֖אשׁ וְלַעֲנָֽה׃
NAS: poisonous fruit and wormwood.
KJV: that beareth gall and wormwood;
INT: bearing poisonous and wormwood

Proverbs 5:4
HEB: וְֽ֭אַחֲרִיתָהּ מָרָ֣ה כַֽלַּעֲנָ֑ה חַ֝דָּ֗ה כְּחֶ֣רֶב
NAS: she is bitter as wormwood, Sharp
KJV: is bitter as wormwood, sharp
INT: the end is bitter wormwood Sharp sword

Jeremiah 9:15
HEB: הָעָ֥ם הַזֶּ֖ה לַֽעֲנָ֑ה וְהִשְׁקִיתִ֖ים מֵי־
NAS: people, with wormwood and give
KJV: them, [even] this people, with wormwood, and give them water
INT: people this wormwood and give water

Jeremiah 23:15
HEB: מַאֲכִ֤יל אוֹתָם֙ לַֽעֲנָ֔ה וְהִשְׁקִתִ֖ים מֵי־
NAS: I am going to feed them wormwood And make them drink
KJV: Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink
INT: I am going to feed wormwood drink water

Lamentations 3:15
HEB: בַמְּרוֹרִ֖ים הִרְוַ֥נִי לַעֲנָֽה׃ ס
NAS: He has made me drunk with wormwood.
KJV: he hath made me drunken with wormwood.
INT: bitterness has made wormwood

Lamentations 3:19
HEB: עָנְיִ֥י וּמְרוּדִ֖י לַעֲנָ֥ה וָרֹֽאשׁ׃
NAS: and my wandering, the wormwood and bitterness.
KJV: and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.
INT: my affliction and my wandering the wormwood and bitterness

Amos 5:7
HEB: הַהֹפְכִ֥ים לְלַעֲנָ֖ה מִשְׁפָּ֑ט וּצְדָקָ֖ה
NAS: justice into wormwood And cast
KJV: judgment to wormwood, and leave off
INT: turn wormwood justice righteousness

Amos 6:12
HEB: וּפְרִ֥י צְדָקָ֖ה לְלַעֲנָֽה׃
NAS: of righteousness into wormwood,
KJV: of righteousness into hemlock:
INT: and the fruit of righteousness wormwood

8 Occurrences

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