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Strong's #3898: lacham (pronounced law-kham')

a primitive root; to feed on; figuratively, to consume; by implication, to battle (as destruction):--devour, eat, X ever, fight(-ing), overcome, prevail, (make) war(-ring).




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

lâcham

1) to fight, do battle, make war

1a) (Qal) to fight, do battle

1b) (Niphal) to engage in battle, wage war

2) (Qal) to eat, use as food

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root

Same Word by TWOT Number: 1104, 1105



Usage:

This word is used 177 times:

Judges 10:9: "passed over Jordan to fight also against Judah, and against Benjamin, and against the house"
Judges 10:18: "man is he that will begin to fight against the children he shall be head"
Judges 11:4: "in process of time, that the children of Ammon made war against Israel."
Judges 11:5: "so, that when the children of Ammon made war against Israel, the elders of Gilead"
Judges 11:6: "Come, and be our captain, that we may fight with the children of Ammon."
Judges 11:8: "thee now, that thou mayest go with us, and fight against the children and be our head"
Judges 11:9: "If ye bring me home again to fight against the children of Ammon, and the LORD"
Judges 11:12: "hast thou to do with me, that thou art come against me to fight"
Judges 11:20: "gathered all his people together, and pitched in Jahaz, and fought against"
Judges 11:25: "of Moab? did he ever strive against Israel, or did he ever fight"
Judges 11:25: "of Moab? did he ever strive against Israel, or did he ever fight did he ever fight"
Judges 11:27: "against thee, but thou doest me wrong to war against me: the LORD the Judge be judge this day"
Judges 11:32: "unto the children of Ammon to fight against them; and the LORD delivered them into his hands."
Judges 12:1: "unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not"
Judges 12:3: "unto me this day, to fight"
Judges 12:4: "all the men of Gilead, and fought with Ephraim: and the men of Gilead"
1 Samuel 4:9: "as they have been to you: quit yourselves like men, and fight."
1 Samuel 4:10: "And the Philistines fought, and Israel was smitten, and they fled every man into his tent: and there was"
1 Samuel 8:20: "may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles."
1 Samuel 12:9: "and into the hand of Moab, and they fought"
1 Samuel 13:5: "And the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots,"
1 Samuel 14:47: "the kingdom over Israel, and fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab,"
1 Samuel 15:18: "the sinners the Amalekites, and fight against them until they be consumed."
1 Samuel 17:9: "If he be able to fight with me, and to kill me, then will we be your servants: but if"
1 Samuel 17:10: "day; give me a man, that we may fight together."
1 Samuel 17:19: "of Israel, were in the valley of Elah, fighting with the Philistines."
1 Samuel 17:32: "because of him; thy servant will go and fight with Philistine."
1 Samuel 17:33: "against this Philistine to fight with him: for art but a youth,"
1 Samuel 18:17: "only be thou valiant for me, and fight the LORD's battles. For Saul"
1 Samuel 19:8: "again: and David went out, and fought with the Philistines, and slew them with a great slaughter;"
1 Samuel 23:1: "saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob"
1 Samuel 23:5: "and his men went to Keilah, and fought with the Philistines, and brought away their cattle,"
1 Samuel 25:28: "a sure house; because my lord fighteth of the LORD, and evil"
1 Samuel 28:1: "their armies for warfare, to fight with Israel. And Achish said unto"
1 Samuel 28:15: "answered, I am sore distressed; for the Philistines make war is departed from"
1 Samuel 29:8: "day, that I may not go fight against the enemies of my lord the king?"
1 Samuel 31:1: "Now the Philistines fought against Israel: and the men of Israel fled from before"
2 Samuel 2:28: "no more, neither fought"
2 Samuel 8:10: "to salute him, and to bless him, because he had fought against Hadadezer,"
2 Samuel 10:17: "and came to Helam. And the Syrians set themselves in array against David, and fought"
2 Samuel 11:17: "And the men of the city went out, and fought with Joab: and there fell some of"
2 Samuel 11:20: "approached ye so nigh unto the city when ye did fight? knew ye not they would shoot"
2 Samuel 12:26: "And Joab fought against Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and took the royal"
2 Samuel 12:27: "to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken"
2 Samuel 12:29: "the people together, and went to Rabbah, and fought against it, and took"
2 Samuel 21:15: "went down, and his servants with him, and fought against the Philistines: and David"
1 Kings 12:21: "chosen men, which were warriors, to fight against the house of Israel,"
1 Kings 12:24: "Ye shall not go up, nor fight against your brethren the children of Israel:"
1 Kings 14:19: "of the acts of Jeroboam, how he warred, and how he reigned, behold, they are written"
1 Kings 20:1: "with him, and horses, and chariots: and he went up and besieged Samaria, and warred"









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