Word Summary
leqach: a learning, teaching
Original Word: לֶקַח
Transliteration: leqach
Phonetic Spelling: (leh'-kakh)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a learning, teaching
Meaning: something received, instruction, inveiglement
Strong's Concordance
doctrine, learning, fair speech

From laqach; properly, something received, i.e. (mentally) instruction (whether on the part of the teacher or hearer); also (in an active and sinister sense) inveiglement -- doctrine, learning, fair speech.

see HEBREW laqach


H3948. leqach

לֶ֫קַחnoun masculineProverbs 4:2 learning, teaching ( concrete; probably what is received ); — ׳ל‎ absolute Isaiah 29:24 5t.; suffix לִקְחִיDeuteronomy 32:3; Job 11:4; לִקְחָהּProverbs 7:21; —

1 instruction, subjective, as personal acquirement; לֶ֑קַח יִלְמְדוּIsaiah 29:24, they shall learn instruction ("" בִּינָה‎); לֶ֑קַח וְיוֺסֶףProverbs 1:5 a wise man will hear and will increase (his) learning, so 9:9.

2 teaching, object, as thing taught, לִקְחִי כַּמָּטָר יַעֲרֹףDeuteronomy 32:2 ("" אִמְרָתִי‎), Job 11:4; ׳ל לָכֶם נָתַתִּי טוֺבProverbs 4:2; also = teaching-power, persuasiveness, ל יוֺסִיף שְׂפָתַיִם ׳מֶתֶק16:21 sweetness of lips increaseth persuasiveness (see מתק‎), לֶקַח יוֺסִיף שְׂפָתָיו וְעַל16:23; in bad sense, of seductive words of adulteress, ל ׳בְּרֹב7:21 ("" שְׂפָתֶיהָ בְּחֵלֶק‎).