3894. lechum
Strong's Concordance
lechum: intestines, bowels
Original Word: לָחוּם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: lechum
Phonetic Spelling: (law-khoom')
Definition: intestines, bowels
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from lacham
intestines, bowels
NASB Translation
eating (1), flesh (1).

לְחוּם noun [masculine] perhaps intestines, bowels (meaning and √ not wholly certain, compare NöZMG xl. 886, 721; from לחם = press together, according to DlProl. 193); — only suffix: וּלְחֻמֿם כַּגְּלָלִים Zephaniah 1:17 their blood shall be poured out like water,and their bowels like dung Hi-St (ct. 2 Samuel 20:10), Dll.c. We ('ihr Mark'), RothstKau AT DiJob 20:23; Gr חֵילָם compare Job 20:12 (to which Now included); Now suggests also וְלֵחָם and their moisture (freshness, vigour, compare Deuteronomy 34:7); > and others who render flesh, ᵐ5 τὰς σάρκας (compare Arabic flesh, meat, see below לֶחֶם); וְיַמְטֵר עָלֵימוֺ בִּלְחוּמוֺ Job 20:23 to fill his belly, God sendeth into him his burning anger, and raineth it upon him, into his (very) bowels Hi Dll.c. BaeKauAT (compare Di, and into his flesh De, see above); > distinguished from Zephaniah 1:17 Di (in translation) Da Hoffm Bu his food (as object of ימטר; read then לַחְמוֺ); ᵐ5 ὀδύνας, whence Me Sgfr חֲבָלִים, SchwZAW x, 1890, 179 בַּלָּהָה; Nöl.c. wrath, compare Syriac threaten.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Or lachum {law-khoom'}; passive participle of lacham; properly, eaten, i.e. Food; also flesh, i.e. Body -- while...is eating, flesh.

see HEBREW lacham

Forms and Transliterations
בִּלְחוּמֽוֹ׃ בלחומו׃ וּלְחֻמָ֖ם ולחמם bil·ḥū·mōw bilchuMo bilḥūmōw ū·lə·ḥu·mām ulechuMam ūləḥumām
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Englishman's Concordance
Job 20:23
HEB: וְיַמְטֵ֥ר עָ֝לֵ֗ימוֹ בִּלְחוּמֽוֹ׃
NAS: on him And will rain [it] on him while he is eating.
KJV: upon him, and shall rain [it] upon him while he is eating.
INT: and will rain and is eating

Zephaniah 1:17
HEB: דָּמָם֙ כֶּֽעָפָ֔ר וּלְחֻמָ֖ם כַּגְּלָלִֽים׃
NAS: out like dust And their flesh like dung.
KJV: as dust, and their flesh as the dung.
INT: and their blood dust and their flesh as the dung

2 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3894
2 Occurrences

bil·ḥū·mōw — 1 Occ.
ū·lə·ḥu·mām — 1 Occ.

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