3943. laphath
Strong's Concordance
laphath: to twist, turn, grasp with a twisting motion
Original Word: לָפַת
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: laphath
Phonetic Spelling: (law-fath')
Short Definition: forward
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to twist, turn, grasp with a twisting motion
NASB Translation
bent forward (1), grasped (1), wind along (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[לָפַת] verb twist, turn, grasp with a twisting motion (Arabic twist, wring; Assyrian lapâtu, overthrow, DlHWB 382); —

Qal Imperfect וַיִּלְמֹּת Judges 16:29 followed by accusative, Samson grasped the two middle columns.

Niph`al Imperfect3masculine singular וַיִּלָּפֵת Ruth 3:8 the man started up and twisted himself; 3 masculine plural יִלָּֽפְתוּ Job 6:18 the paths of their way [i.e. of the streams] turn aside (twist, wind, with lessening force), so AV Hi De Da Bu > Ew Ol Di Siegf Du, who read Qal יִלְמְּתוּ or Pi`el יְלַמְּתוּ, making ארחות, = caravans, subject

לֵץ, לָצוֺן see below ליץ.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
take hold, turn aside self

A primitive root; properly, to bend, i.e. (by implication) to clasp; also (reflexively) to turn around or aside -- take hold, turn aside (self).

Forms and Transliterations
וַיִּלְפֹּ֨ת וַיִּלָּפֵ֑ת וילפת יִ֭לָּ֣פְתוּ ילפתו vaiyillaFet vaiyilPot way·yil·lā·p̄êṯ way·yil·pōṯ wayyillāp̄êṯ wayyilpōṯ yil·lā·p̄ə·ṯū yilLafetu yillāp̄əṯū
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Strong's Hebrew 3943
3 Occurrences


way·yil·lā·p̄êṯ — 1 Occ.
way·yil·pōṯ — 1 Occ.
yil·lā·p̄ə·ṯū — 1 Occ.

Judges 16:29
HEB: וַיִּלְפֹּ֨ת שִׁמְשׁ֜וֹן אֶת־
NAS: Samson grasped the two middle
KJV: And Samson took hold of the two middle
INT: grasped Samson the two

Ruth 3:8
HEB: וַיֶּחֱרַ֥ד הָאִ֖ישׁ וַיִּלָּפֵ֑ת וְהִנֵּ֣ה אִשָּׁ֔ה
NAS: was startled and bent forward; and behold,
KJV: was afraid, and turned himself: and, behold, a woman
INT: was startled the man and bent and behold A woman

Job 6:18
HEB: יִ֭לָּ֣פְתוּ אָרְח֣וֹת דַּרְכָּ֑ם
NAS: of their course wind along, They go
KJV: of their way are turned aside; they go
INT: wind the paths of their course

3 Occurrences

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