Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3828: lbownah (pronounced leb-o-naw')

or lbonah {leb-o-naw'}; from 3836; frankincense (from its whiteness or perhaps that of its smoke): -(frank-)incense.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


lebônâh / lebônâh

1) frankincense

1a) a white resin burned as fragrant incense

1a1) ceremonially

1a2) personally

1a3) used in compounding the holy incense

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: from H3836


This word is used 21 times:

Exodus 30:34: "and galbanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a like"
Leviticus 2:1: "oil it, and put frankincense thereon:"
Leviticus 2:2: "his handful of the flour thereof, and of the oil thereof, with the frankincense"
Leviticus 2:15: "oil upon it, and lay frankincense thereon: it is a meat offering."
Leviticus 2:16: "of it, part of the beaten corn thereof, and part of the oil thereof, with all the frankincense thereof: it is an offering made by fire unto the LORD."
Leviticus 5:11: "oil upon it, neither shall he put any frankincense thereon: for it"
Leviticus 6:15: "of the flour of the meat offering, and of the oil thereof, and all the frankincense which is upon"
Leviticus 24:7: "And thou shalt put pure frankincense upon each row, that it may be on the bread for a memorial,"
Numbers 5:15: "upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is an offering"
1 Chronicles 9:29: "and the fine flour, and the wine, and the oil, and the frankincense,"
Nehemiah 13:5: "formerly they laid the meat offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels, and the tithes"
Nehemiah 13:9: "of God, with the meat offering and the frankincense."
Song of Solomon 3:6: "of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all of the merchant?"
Song of Solomon 4:6: "the mountain of myrrh, and to the hill of frankincense."
Song of Solomon 4:14: "with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with"
Isaiah 43:23: "with an offering, nor thee with incense."
Isaiah 60:6: "they from Sheba shall come: they shall bring gold and incense; and they shall show forth the praises of the LORD."
Isaiah 66:3: "an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea,"
Jeremiah 6:20: "To what purpose cometh there to me incense from Sheba, and the sweet cane"
Jeremiah 17:26: "the south, bringing burnt offerings, and sacrifices, and meat offerings, and incense, and bringing"
Jeremiah 41:5: "having their beards shaven, and their clothes rent, with offerings and incense in their hand,"

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