Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3820: leb (pronounced labe)

a form of 3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything:--+ care for, comfortably, consent, X considered, courag(-eous), friend(-ly), ((broken-), (hard-), (merry-), (stiff-), (stout-), double) heart((-ed)), X heed, X I, kindly, midst, mind(-ed), X regard((-ed)), X themselves, X unawares, understanding, X well, willingly, wisdom.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) inner man, mind, will, heart, understanding

1a) inner part, midst

1a1) midst (of things)

1a2) heart (of man)

1a3) soul, heart (of man)

1a4) mind, knowledge, thinking, reflection, memory

1a5) inclination, resolution, determination (of will)

1a6) conscience

1a7) heart (of moral character)

1a8) as seat of appetites

1a9) as seat of emotions and passions

1a10) as seat of courage

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: a form of H3824


This word is used 598 times:

Proverbs 17:22: "A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones."
Proverbs 18:2: "delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself."
Proverbs 18:12: "Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility."
Proverbs 18:15: " The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge."
Proverbs 19:3: "of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD."
Proverbs 19:8: "He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good."
Proverbs 19:21: "There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand."
Proverbs 20:5: "Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out."
Proverbs 20:9: "Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?"
Proverbs 21:1: "The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever"
Proverbs 21:4: "A high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin."
Proverbs 22:11: "He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend."
Proverbs 22:15: "Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from"
Proverbs 22:17: "the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge."
Proverbs 23:7: "Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart with thee."
Proverbs 23:12: "Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge."
Proverbs 23:15: "My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine."
Proverbs 23:15: "if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine."
Proverbs 23:17: "Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all"
Proverbs 23:19: "my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way."
Proverbs 23:26: "My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways."
Proverbs 23:33: "Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things."
Proverbs 23:34: "Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast."
Proverbs 24:2: "For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief."
Proverbs 24:12: "not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider thy soul, doth not he"
Proverbs 24:17: "when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth:"
Proverbs 24:30: "and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;"
Proverbs 24:32: "Then I saw, and considered it well: and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction."
Proverbs 25:3: "for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable."
Proverbs 25:20: "songs to heart."
Proverbs 26:23: "Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross."
Proverbs 26:25: "for there are seven abominations in his heart."
Proverbs 27:9: "Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel."
Proverbs 27:11: "My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth"
Proverbs 27:19: "face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man."
Proverbs 27:23: "Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look and look well to thy herds."
Proverbs 28:14: "that feareth always: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief."
Proverbs 28:26: "He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered."
Proverbs 30:19: "a rock; the way of a ship in the midst and the way of a man with a maid."
Proverbs 31:11: " The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil."
Ecclesiastes 1:13: "And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all"
Ecclesiastes 1:16: "I communed with mine own heart, saying, Lo, I am come to great estate,"
Ecclesiastes 1:16: "before me in Jerusalem: yea, my heart had great experience of wisdom and knowledge."
Ecclesiastes 1:17: "And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived"
Ecclesiastes 2:1: "I said in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth, therefore enjoy"
Ecclesiastes 2:3: "I sought in mine heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting mine heart"
Ecclesiastes 2:3: "myself unto wine, yet acquainting mine heart with wisdom; and to lay hold till"
Ecclesiastes 2:10: "from them, I withheld not my heart joy;"
Ecclesiastes 2:10: "my heart joy; for my heart rejoiced in all"
Ecclesiastes 2:15: "Then said I in my heart, As it happeneth to the fool, so it happeneth even to me; and why"

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