Word Summary
lahab: flame, blade
Original Word: לַהַב
Transliteration: lahab
Phonetic Spelling: (lah'-hab)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: flame, blade
Meaning: a flash, a sharply polished blade, point of a, weapon
Strong's Concordance
blade, bright, flame, glittering

From an usused root meaning to gleam; a flash; figuratively, a sharply polished blade or point of a weapon -- blade, bright, flame, glittering.


H3851. lahab

לַ֫הַבnoun masculine flame, blade; — ׳ל‎ absolute Judges 3:22, 22 2t.; construct 13:20 5t.; plural לְהָבִיםIsaiah 13:8; construct לַהֲבֵי66:15; —

1 flame of altar, Judges 13:20 (twice in verse) ׳(ל הַמִּזְבֵּחַׅ‎) ׳ל אוֺכְלָה אֵשׁ‎, of ׳י‎s is judgement Isaiah 29:6; 30:30; 66:15 (in all "" forces of nature, whirlwind, thunder, earthquake, rain, hail, etc.); figurative ל ׳מְּנֵי מְּנֵיהֶם13:8 (i.e. hot with excitement, compare Di); simile Joel 2:5 ל ׳כְּקוֺל אֵשׁ‎ (of rush of locusts); figurative of breath of crocodile Job 41:13.

2 of flashing point of spear Job 39:23; blade of sword Nahum 3:3; in prose, Judges 3:22 (twice in verse).