3856. lahah
Strong's Concordance
lahah: to languish, faint
Original Word: לָהַהּ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: lahah
Phonetic Spelling: (law-hah')
Definition: to languish, faint
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to languish, faint
NASB Translation
languished (1).

[לָהָה] verb languish, faint (= לָאָה) (ᵑ7 לְהִי, id.; —

Qal Imperfect3feminine singular with apocope וַתֵּ֫לַהּ אֶרֶץ Genesis 47:13 (of famine).


verb quadriliteral amaze, startle (compare Syriac Palpel confudit, obstupefecit; Ethpalpel stupore percussus est; consternatio, all in Lexicons, PS1894) —

Hithpalpel Participle מִתְלַהְלֵהַּ as substantive = madman, followed by הַיֹּרֶה זִקִים Prov Genesis 26:18 (see Now).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
faint, mad

A primitive root meaning properly, to burn, i.e. (by implication) to be rabid (figuratively, insane); also (from the exhaustion of frenzy) to languish -- faint, mad.

Forms and Transliterations
וַתֵּ֜לַהּ ותלה כְּֽ֭מִתְלַהְלֵהַּ כמתלהלה kə·miṯ·lah·lê·ah Kemitlahleah kəmiṯlahlêah vatTelah wat·tê·lah wattêlah
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 47:13
HEB: הָרָעָ֖ב מְאֹ֑ד וַתֵּ֜לַהּ אֶ֤רֶץ מִצְרַ֙יִם֙
NAS: of Canaan languished because
KJV: of Canaan fainted by reason
INT: the famine was very languished the land of Egypt

Proverbs 26:18
HEB: כְּֽ֭מִתְלַהְלֵהַּ הַיֹּרֶ֥ה זִקִּ֗ים
KJV: As a mad [man] who casteth firebrands,
INT: A mad throws Firebrands

2 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3856
2 Occurrences

kə·miṯ·lah·lê·ah — 1 Occ.
wat·tê·lah — 1 Occ.

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