Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, get, infold, mingle, place, reserve, seize, send for, -ing, use, win, to take (in the widest variety of applications)

Hebrew: לָקַח, lāqaḥ (H3947)

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Here are accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word לָקַח mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H3947

Hebrew Base Word: לָקַח

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold, × many, mingle, place, receive(-ing), reserve, seize, send for, take (away, -ing, up), use, win

Definition: To take (in the widest variety of applications).

Detailed definition:

  1. To take, get, fetch, lay hold of, seize, receive, acquire, buy, bring, marry, take a wife, snatch, take away.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To take, take in the hand.
      2. To take and carry along.
      3. To take from, take out of, take, carry away, take away.
      4. To take to or for a person, procure, get, take possession of, select, choose, take in marriage, receive, accept.
      5. To take up or upon, put upon.
      6. To fetch.
      7. To take, lead, conduct.
      8. To take, capture, seize.
      9. To take, carry off.
      10. To take (vengeance).
    2. (Niphal).
      1. To be captured.
      2. To be taken away, be removed.
      3. To be taken, brought unto.
    3. (Pual).
      1. To be taken from or out of.
      2. To be stolen from.
      3. To be taken captive.
      4. To be taken away, be removed.
    4. (Hophal).
      1. To be taken unto, be brought unto.
      2. To be taken out of.
      3. To be taken away.
    5. (Hithpael).
      1. To take hold of oneself.
      2. To flash about (of lightning).

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: lɔːˈk’ɑħ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: lɑːˈkɑχ
  3. Transliteration: lāqaḥ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: law-KA
  5. Modern Pronunciation: la-KAHK

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