Word Summary
lachash: a whispering, charming
Original Word: לַחַשׁ
Transliteration: lachash
Phonetic Spelling: (lakh'-ash)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a whispering, charming
Meaning: a whisper, a private prayer, an incantation, an amulet
Strong's 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


H3908. lachash

לַ֫חַשׁnoun [masculine] a whispering, charming; — ׳לIsaiah 26:16; לָ֑חַשׁEcclesiastes 10:11; Isaiah 3:3; Jeremiah 8:17; plural לְחָשִׁיםIsaiah 3:20. —

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

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

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