Word Summary
laqaq: to lap, lick
Original Word: לָקַק
Transliteration: laqaq
Phonetic Spelling: (law-kak')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to lap, lick
Meaning: to lick, lap
Strong's Concordance
lap, lick

A primitive root; to lick or lap -- lap, lick.


H3952. laqaq

[לָקַק‎] verb lap, lick (Late Hebrew id., Pi`el; Arabic lick, lap of dog (Wahrm)); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular לָֽקְקוּ1 Kings 21:19; Imperfect3masculine singular יָלֹקJudges 7:5 (twice in verse); 3masculine plural יָלֹ֫קּוּ1 Kings 21:19, וַיָּלֹ֫קּוּ22:38; — lap, הַמַּיִם מִןֿ בִּלְשׁוֺנוֺ יָלֹקJudges 7:5, like of dog 7:5 (absolute); of dogs lapping up blood (accusative), 1 Kings 21:19 (twice in verse); 22:38.

Pi`el Participle plural with article הַמְֿלַקְקִיםJudges 7:6 (אֶלמִּֿיהֶם בְּיָדָם‎ is erroneous gloss, see GFM), 7:7; in both = lap, lap up (=

Oal Judges 7:5).

לקשׁ‎ (√ of following; Late Hebrew לקשׁbe late (Hiph`il and derivatives ); Aramaic make or do late, לְקִישָׁא‎, late; vulgar Arabic be late (Hauran), Wetzst in DeJob 24:6, so II. Wahrm; late, DozySuppl. ii. 543).