H3863 לוּ לא לוּא - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

לוּ לא לוּא
lû' lû' lû
loo, loo, loo
A conditional particle; if; by implication (interjectionally as a wish) would that!

KJV Usage: if (haply), peradventure, I pray thee, though, I would, would God (that).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


לוּ לא לוּא

1. if, oh that!, if only!
a. if (unlikely condition)
b. if only!, oh that!, would that!
Origin: a conditional particle
TWOT: 1085
Parts of Speech: Conjunction

1) if, oh that!, if only!
1a) if (unlikely condition)
1b) if only!, oh that!, would that!

View how H3863 לוּ לא לוּא is used in the Bible

22 occurrences of H3863 לוּ לא לוּא

Genesis 17:18 O that
Genesis 23:13 But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee,
Genesis 30:34 Behold, I would it might be
Genesis 50:15 will perhaps
Numbers 14:2 to them, O
Numbers 14:2 or if only
Numbers 20:3 O that
Numbers 22:29 me: I would
Deuteronomy 32:29 O that
Joshua 7:7 us? O that
Judges 8:19 if
Judges 13:23 to him, If
1 Samuel 14:30 if only
2 Samuel 18:12 Though
2 Samuel 19:6 that if
Job 6:2 O that
Job 16:4 as ye do: if
Psalms 81:13 O
Isaiah 48:18 O that
Isaiah 64:1 O
Ezekiel 14:15 If
Micah 2:11 If

Distinct usage

5 O that
3 if
2 O
1 But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee,
1 Behold, I would it might be
1 me: I would
1 to him, If
1 if only
1 that if
1 as ye do: if
1 to them, O
1 or if only
1 Though
1 us? O that
1 will perhaps

Corresponding Greek Words

lu G3784 opheilo

Related words


H305 אחלי אחלי 'achălay 'achălêy
אחלי אחלי
'achălay 'achălêy
ak-al-ah'ee, akh-al-ay'
Probably from H253 and a variation of H3863; would that!

KJV Usage: O that, would God.

H3884 לוּלי לוּלא lûlê' lûlêy
לוּלי לוּלא
lûlê' lûlêy
loo-lay', loo-lay'
From H3863 and H3808; if not

KJV Usage: except, had not, if (. . . not), unless, were it not that.