3870. Luz
Strong's Concordance
Luz: earlier name of Bethel, also a Hittite city
Original Word: לוּז
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Luz
Phonetic Spelling: (looz)
Definition: earlier name of Bethel, also a Hittite city
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
probably from the same as luz
Definition
earlier name of Bethel, also a Hittite city
NASB Translation
Luz (8).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. לוּז proper name, of a location 1. former name of Bethel Genesis 28:19 (J), Genesis 35:6 (E), Genesis 48:3 (P), Joshua 18:13 (twice in verse) (P), Judges 1:23; apparently distinct from Biblical מִבֵּיתאֵֿל לוּ֫זָה Joshua 16:2 (J E; but ׳ל here perhaps explanatory gloss, see Di); ᵐ5 Λουζα, Genesis 28:19 [Ουλαμ]μαυς

2 city in hands of Hittites Judges 1:26 (on conjectures as to site see GFM); ᵐ5 Λουζα.

לוח (√ of following, meaning unknown; compare perhaps Arabic shine, gleam, flash (of star, lightning, etc.), or Syriac wipe out, efface with reference to smooth surface; but this = לחה).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Luz

Probably from luwz (as growing there); Luz, the name of two places in Palestine -- Luz.

see HEBREW luwz

Forms and Transliterations
בְּל֖וּז בלוז ל֑וּזָה ל֔וּז ל֗וּזָה ל֙וּזָה֙ ל֥וּז לֽוּז׃ לוז לוז׃ לוזה bə·lūz beLuz bəlūz lū·zāh luz lūz Luzah lūzāh
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 28:19
HEB: אֵ֑ל וְאוּלָ֛ם ל֥וּז שֵׁם־ הָעִ֖יר
NAS: the name of the city had been Luz.
KJV: of that city [was called] Luz at the first.
INT: Bethel however had been Luz the name of the city

Genesis 35:6
HEB: וַיָּבֹ֨א יַעֲקֹ֜ב ל֗וּזָה אֲשֶׁר֙ בְּאֶ֣רֶץ
NAS: came to Luz (that is, Bethel),
KJV: came to Luz, which [is] in the land
INT: came Jacob to Luz who the land

Genesis 48:3
HEB: נִרְאָֽה־ אֵלַ֥י בְּל֖וּז בְּאֶ֣רֶץ כְּנָ֑עַן
NAS: appeared to me at Luz in the land
KJV: appeared unto me at Luz in the land
INT: appeared to me Luz the land of Canaan

Joshua 16:2
HEB: מִבֵּֽית־ אֵ֖ל ל֑וּזָה וְעָבַ֛ר אֶל־
NAS: from Bethel to Luz, and continued
KJV: from Bethel to Luz, and passeth along
INT: went Bethel to Luz and continued to

Joshua 18:13
HEB: מִשָּׁ֨ם הַגְּב֜וּל ל֗וּזָה אֶל־ כֶּ֤תֶף
NAS: continued to Luz, to the side
KJV: went over from thence toward Luz, to the side
INT: there the border to Luz to the side

Joshua 18:13
HEB: אֶל־ כֶּ֤תֶף ל֙וּזָה֙ נֶ֔גְבָּה הִ֖יא
NAS: to the side of Luz (that is, Bethel)
KJV: to the side of Luz, which [is] Bethel,
INT: to the side of Luz the south he

Judges 1:23
HEB: הָעִ֥יר לְפָנִ֖ים לֽוּז׃
NAS: of the city was formerly Luz).
KJV: of the city before [was] Luz.)
INT: of the city was formerly Luz

Judges 1:26
HEB: וַיִּקְרָ֤א שְׁמָהּ֙ ל֔וּז ה֣וּא שְׁמָ֔הּ
NAS: and named it Luz which
KJV: the name thereof Luz: which [is] the name
INT: and called name Luz which name

8 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3870
8 Occurrences


bə·lūz — 1 Occ.
lūz — 3 Occ.
lū·zāh — 4 Occ.










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