3886. luwa'
Strong's Concordance
luwa': swallow
Original Word: לוּעַ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: luwa'
Phonetic Spelling: (loo'-ah)
Definition: to swallow, swallow down
Brown-Driver-Briggs
[לוּעַ, or לָעַע] verb swallow, swallow down (Syriac , lap or lick up Judges 7:5-7); —

Qal Perfect3plural וְלָע֫וּ consecutive Obadiah 16 (Ges§ 67 R. 12); — absolute, figurative of nations drinking (cup of judgment). — Hi De talk wildly, see

II.לוע; We Now נָעוּ reel, totter (compare Isaiah 24:20; Isaiah 29:9).

II. [לוּע, or לָעַע] verb talk wildly (ᵑ0 לָ֑עוּ יָ֫לַע perhaps better would be לָעוּ֫, יִ֫לַע (√ לעה), compare Thes and Arabic , make mistakes in talking, BaZMG xii. 1887, 605, 614); —

Qal Perfect3masculine plural לָ֑עוּ Job 6:3, subject דברים (see Di); Imperfect מוֺקֵשׁ אָדָם יָ֫לַע קֹדֶשׁ Proverbs 20:25 it is a snare to a man that he should rashly cry, Holy ! (construction unusual, and perhaps text, error, compare Frankenberg; on form see Ol§ 243 a Anm; Böi. 296i. 375 f. derive from לעע; Str., Hiph`il from לעע).

לוץ see ליץ.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
swallow down up

A primitive root; to gulp; figuratively, to be rash -- swallow down (up).

Forms and Transliterations
וְלָע֔וּ ולעו לָֽעוּ׃ לעו׃ lā‘ū lā·‘ū Lau velaU wə·lā·‘ū wəlā‘ū
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Job 6:3
HEB: כֵּ֝֗ן דְּבָרַ֥י לָֽעוּ׃
NAS: Therefore my words have been rash.
KJV: therefore my words are swallowed up.
INT: after that my words have been

Obadiah 1:16
HEB: תָּמִ֑יד וְשָׁת֣וּ וְלָע֔וּ וְהָי֖וּ כְּל֥וֹא
NAS: They will drink and swallow And become
KJV: yea, they shall drink, and they shall swallow down, and they shall be as though they had not
INT: continually will drink and swallow and become had never

2 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3886
2 Occurrences


lā·‘ū — 1 Occ.
wə·lā·‘ū — 1 Occ.










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