H3939 לענה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From an unused root supposed to mean to curse; wormwood (regarded as poisonous, and therefore accursed)

KJV Usage: hemlock, wormwood.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. wormwood
a. bitterness (metaph.)
Origin: from an unused root supposed to mean to curse
TWOT: 1121
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

View how H3939 לענה is used in the Bible

8 occurrences of H3939 לענה

Deuteronomy 29:18
Proverbs 5:4
Jeremiah 9:15
Jeremiah 23:15
Lamentations 3:15
Lamentations 3:19
Amos 5:7
Amos 6:12

Corresponding Greek Words

laanah G318 anagke
laanah G3601 odune
laanah G4088 pikria
laanah G5521 chole