3908. lachash
Strong's Concordance
lachash: a whispering, charming
Original Word: לַחַשׁ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: lachash
Phonetic Spelling: (lakh'-ash)
Definition: a whispering, charming
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from lachash
Definition
a whispering, charming
NASB Translation
amulets (1), charm (1), charmed (1), enchanter (1), whisper a prayer (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
לַ֫חַשׁ noun [masculine] a whispering, charming; — ׳ל Isaiah 26:16; לָ֑חַשׁ Ecclesiastes 10:11; Isaiah 3:3; Jeremiah 8:17; plural לְחָשִׁים Isaiah 3:20. —

1 serpent-charming Ecclesiastes 10:11; נְבוֺן לָ֑חַשׁ Isaiah 3:3 (probably more General).

2 charms, amulets, worn by women, Isaiah 3:20.

3 whisper of prayer, צָקוּן לַחַשׁ Isaiah 26:16 they pour forth a whisper of prayer (but Koppe Bö Gr Di Du read צְקוֺן לַחַשׁ 'Zauberzwang,' compulsion of (by) magic).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
charmed, earring, enchantment, orator, prayer

From lachash; properly, a whisper, i.e. By implication, (in a good sense) a private prayer, (in a bad one) an incantation; concretely, an amulet -- charmed, earring, enchantment, orator, prayer.

see HEBREW lachash

Forms and Transliterations
וְהַלְּחָשִֽׁים׃ והלחשים׃ לַ֔חַשׁ לָ֑חַשׁ לָֽחַשׁ׃ לחש לחש׃ la·ḥaš lā·ḥaš Lachash laḥaš lāḥaš vehallechaShim wə·hal·lə·ḥā·šîm wəhalləḥāšîm
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Englishman's Concordance
Ecclesiastes 10:11
HEB: הַנָּחָ֖שׁ בְּלוֹא־ לָ֑חַשׁ וְאֵ֣ין יִתְר֔וֹן
NAS: bites before being charmed, there is no
KJV: will bite without enchantment; and a babbler
INT: the serpent being charmed there profit

Isaiah 3:3
HEB: חֲרָשִׁ֖ים וּנְב֥וֹן לָֽחַשׁ׃
NAS: artisan, And the skillful enchanter.
KJV: artificer, and the eloquent orator.
INT: Charashim and the skillful enchanter

Isaiah 3:20
HEB: וּבָתֵּ֥י הַנֶּ֖פֶשׁ וְהַלְּחָשִֽׁים׃
NAS: perfume boxes, amulets,
KJV: and the tablets, and the earrings,
INT: boxes any amulets

Isaiah 26:16
HEB: פְּקָד֑וּךָ צָק֣וּן לַ֔חַשׁ מוּסָרְךָ֖ לָֽמוֹ׃
NAS: You in distress; They could only whisper a prayer, Your chastening
KJV: thee, they poured out a prayer [when] thy chastening
INT: sought out whisper your chastening

Jeremiah 8:17
HEB: אֵין־ לָהֶ֖ם לָ֑חַשׁ וְנִשְּׁכ֥וּ אֶתְכֶ֖ם
NAS: there is no charm, And they will bite
KJV: cockatrices, among you, which [will] not [be] charmed, and they shall bite
INT: which there charm will bite declares

5 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3908
5 Occurrences


lā·ḥaš — 4 Occ.
wə·hal·lə·ḥā·šîm — 1 Occ.










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