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 3:5: "in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding."
Proverbs 4:4: "He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live."
Proverbs 4:23: "Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues"
Proverbs 5:12: "How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;"
Proverbs 6:14: "Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord."
Proverbs 6:18: " A heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,"
Proverbs 6:21: "Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck."
Proverbs 6:32: "But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul."
Proverbs 7:3: "write them upon the table of thine heart."
Proverbs 7:7: "among the youths, a young man void of understanding,"
Proverbs 7:10: "with the attire of a harlot, and subtle of heart."
Proverbs 7:25: "Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths."
Proverbs 8:5: "wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart."
Proverbs 9:4: "let him turn in hither: as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith"
Proverbs 9:16: "let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith"
Proverbs 10:8: "The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall."
Proverbs 10:13: "but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding."
Proverbs 10:20: "of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth."
Proverbs 10:21: "but fools die for want of wisdom."
Proverbs 11:12: "He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbor: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace."
Proverbs 11:20: "They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight."
Proverbs 11:29: "and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart."
Proverbs 12:8: "according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised."
Proverbs 12:11: "but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding."
Proverbs 12:20: "Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counselors of peace is joy."
Proverbs 12:23: "man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness."
Proverbs 12:25: "Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad."
Proverbs 13:12: "Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life."
Proverbs 14:10: " The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy."
Proverbs 14:13: "Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness."
Proverbs 14:14: "The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from"
Proverbs 14:30: "A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones."
Proverbs 14:33: "Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known."
Proverbs 15:7: "of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so."
Proverbs 15:13: "A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken."
Proverbs 15:13: "maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken."
Proverbs 15:14: " The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness."
Proverbs 15:15: "of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast."
Proverbs 15:21: "Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly."
Proverbs 15:28: " The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things."
Proverbs 15:30: "The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good report maketh the bones fat."
Proverbs 15:32: "but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding."
Proverbs 16:1: "The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD."
Proverbs 16:5: "Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not"
Proverbs 16:9: "A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps."
Proverbs 16:21: "The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning."
Proverbs 16:23: " The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips."
Proverbs 17:16: "of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart"
Proverbs 17:18: "A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence"
Proverbs 17:20: "He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth"

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