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HEBREW: 3896 yxl Lechiy
NAVE: Lehi
EBD: Lehi
SMITH: LEHI
ISBE: LEHI
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Lehi

In Bible versions:

Lehi: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a town of Judah near Philistia, exact position unknown (OS)

jawbone
Google Maps: Lehi (31° 45´, 34° 58´)

Hebrew

Strongs #03896: yxl Lechiy

Lehi = "jaw"

1) a place in Judah which must have been in the Shephelah, near the
border of the hill-country of Judah; site uncertain
1a) place is noted for being the location of Samson's killing of
1000 men with the jawbone of an ass

3896 Lechiy lekh'-ee

a form of 3895; Lechi, a place in Palestine:-Lehi. Compare
also 7437.
see HEBREW for 03895
see HEBREW for 07437

Lehi [EBD]

a jawbone, a place in the tribe of Judah where Samson achieved a victory over the Philistines (Judg. 15:9, 14, 16), slaying a thousand of them with the jawbone of an ass. The words in 15:19, "a hollow place that was in the jaw" (A.V.), should be, as in Revised Version, "the hollow place that is in Lehi."

Lehi [NAVE]

LEHI, a district of Judah, where Samson killed a thousand Philistines with the jawbone of an donkey, Judg. 15:9-19.

LEHI [SMITH]

(jaw bone), a place in Judah, probably on the confines of the Philistines? country, between it and the cliff Etam; the scene of Samson?s well-known exploit with the jaw bone. (Judges 15:9,14,19) It may perhaps be identified with Beit-Likiyeh , a village about two miles below the upper Beth-horon.

LEHI [ISBE]

LEHI - le'-hi.

See RAMATH-LEHI.




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