3948. leqach
Strong's Concordance
leqach: a learning, teaching
Original Word: לֶ֫קַח
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: leqach
Phonetic Spelling: (leh'-kakh)
Short Definition: teaching
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from laqach
Definition
a learning, teaching
NASB Translation
instruction (1), learning (2), persuasions (1), persuasiveness (2), teaching (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
לֶ֫קַח noun masculineProverbs 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 כַּמָּטָר לִקְחִי 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 יוֺסִיף לֶקַח Proverbs 16:23; in bad sense, of seductive words of adulteress, ׳בְּרֹב ל Proverbs 7:21 ("" בְּחֵלֶק שְׂפָתֶיהָ).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
doctrine, learning, fair speech

From laqach; properly, something received, i.e. (mentally) instruction (whether on the part of the teacher or hearer); also (in an active and sinister sense) inveiglement -- doctrine, learning, fair speech.

see HEBREW laqach

Forms and Transliterations
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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Strong's Hebrew 3948
9 Occurrences


le·qaḥ — 6 Occ.
liq·ḥāh — 1 Occ.
liq·ḥî — 2 Occ.

Deuteronomy 32:2
HEB: יַעֲרֹ֤ף כַּמָּטָר֙ לִקְחִ֔י תִּזַּ֥ל כַּטַּ֖ל
NAS: Let my teaching drop as the rain,
KJV: My doctrine shall drop as the rain,
INT: drop as the rain my teaching distill as the dew

Job 11:4
HEB: וַ֭תֹּאמֶר זַ֣ךְ לִקְחִ֑י וּ֝בַ֗ר הָיִ֥יתִי
NAS: For you have said, 'My teaching is pure,
KJV: For thou hast said, My doctrine [is] pure,
INT: have said is pure my teaching innocent am

Proverbs 1:5
HEB: חָ֭כָם וְי֣וֹסֶף לֶ֑קַח וְ֝נָב֗וֹן תַּחְבֻּל֥וֹת
NAS: and increase in learning, And a man of understanding
KJV: and will increase learning; and a man of understanding
INT: A wise and increase learning of understanding wise

Proverbs 4:2
HEB: כִּ֤י לֶ֣קַח ט֭וֹב נָתַ֣תִּי
NAS: you sound teaching; Do not abandon
KJV: you good doctrine, forsake
INT: for teaching sound give

Proverbs 7:21
HEB: הִ֭טַּתּוּ בְּרֹ֣ב לִקְחָ֑הּ בְּחֵ֥לֶק שְׂ֝פָתֶ֗יהָ
NAS: With her many persuasions she entices
KJV: With her much fair speech she caused him to yield,
INT: entices her many persuasions the flattering lips

Proverbs 9:9
HEB: לְ֝צַדִּ֗יק וְי֣וֹסֶף לֶֽקַח׃ פ
NAS: and he will increase [his] learning.
KJV: [man], and he will increase in learning.
INT: A righteous will increase learning

Proverbs 16:21
HEB: שְׂ֝פָתַ֗יִם יֹסִ֥יף לֶֽקַח׃
NAS: of speech increases persuasiveness.
KJV: of the lips increaseth learning.
INT: of speech increases persuasiveness

Proverbs 16:23
HEB: שְׂ֝פָתָ֗יו יֹסִ֥יף לֶֽקַח׃
NAS: And adds persuasiveness to his lips.
KJV: and addeth learning to his lips.
INT: his lips and adds persuasiveness

Isaiah 29:24
HEB: וְרוֹגְנִ֖ים יִלְמְדוּ־ לֶֽקַח׃
NAS: will accept instruction.
KJV: shall learn doctrine.
INT: criticize will accept instruction

9 Occurrences

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