3897. lachak
Strong's Concordance
lachak: to lick
Original Word: לָחַךְ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: lachak
Phonetic Spelling: (law-khak')
Definition: to lick
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to lick
NASB Translation
lick (4), licked (1), licks (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
לחַךְ verb lick (Late Hebrew id.; so Aramaic לְחַךְ ; Arabic ; -

Qal Infinitive construct כִּלְחֹךְ Numbers 22:4 (E), followed by accusative; of ox licking up grass.

Pi`el Perfect3feminine singular לִחֵ֑כָה 1 Kings 18:38; Imperfect3masculine plural יְלַחֲכוּ Numbers 22:4; Micah 7:17; יְלַחֵ֑כוּ Psalm 72:9; Isaiah 43:23; lick up (followed by accusative), fire from heaven the water in trench 1 Kings 18:38; of Israel consuming produce of land Numbers 22:3(E); especially עָפָר ׳ל lick the dust, sign of humiliation Micah 7:17; Psalm 72:9; Isaiah 49:23.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
lick up

A primitive root; to lick -- lick (up).

Forms and Transliterations
יְלַחֲכ֤וּ יְלַחֵ֑כוּ יְלַחֵֽכוּ׃ ילחכו ילחכו׃ כִּלְחֹ֣ךְ כלחך לִחֵֽכָה׃ לחכה׃ kil·ḥōḵ kilChoch kilḥōḵ li·ḥê·ḵāh liChechah liḥêḵāh yə·la·ḥă·ḵū yə·la·ḥê·ḵū yelachaChu yelaChechu yəlaḥăḵū yəlaḥêḵū
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Englishman's Concordance
Numbers 22:4
HEB: מִדְיָ֗ן עַתָּ֞ה יְלַחֲכ֤וּ הַקָּהָל֙ אֶת־
NAS: this horde will lick up all
KJV: Now shall this company lick up all [that are] round about
INT: of Midian Now will lick horde all

Numbers 22:4
HEB: כָּל־ סְבִ֣יבֹתֵ֔ינוּ כִּלְחֹ֣ךְ הַשּׁ֔וֹר אֵ֖ת
NAS: us, as the ox licks up the grass
KJV: us, as the ox licketh up the grass
INT: all is around licks as the ox the grass

1 Kings 18:38
HEB: אֲשֶׁר־ בַּתְּעָלָ֖ה לִחֵֽכָה׃
NAS: and the dust, and licked up the water
KJV: and the dust, and licked up the water
INT: that was trench and licked

Psalm 72:9
HEB: וְ֝אֹיְבָ֗יו עָפָ֥ר יְלַחֵֽכוּ׃
NAS: him, And his enemies lick the dust.
KJV: him; and his enemies shall lick the dust.
INT: and his enemies the dust lick

Isaiah 49:23
HEB: וַעֲפַ֥ר רַגְלַ֖יִךְ יְלַחֵ֑כוּ וְיָדַ֙עַתְּ֙ כִּֽי־
NAS: to the earth And lick the dust
KJV: toward the earth, and lick up the dust
INT: the dust of your feet and lick and will know that

Micah 7:17
HEB: יְלַחֲכ֤וּ עָפָר֙ כַּנָּחָ֔שׁ
NAS: They will lick the dust
KJV: They shall lick the dust
INT: will lick the dust A serpent

6 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3897
6 Occurrences


kil·ḥōḵ — 1 Occ.
li·ḥê·ḵāh — 1 Occ.
yə·la·ḥă·ḵū — 2 Occ.
yə·la·ḥê·ḵū — 2 Occ.










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