H3867 לוה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to twine, that is, (by implication) to unite, to remain; also to borrow (as a form of obligation) or (causatively) to lend

KJV Usage: abide with, borrow (-er), cleave, join (self), lend (-er).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to join, be joined
a. (Qal) to join, be joined, attend
b. (Niphal) to join oneself to, be joined unto
2. to borrow, lend
a. (Qal) to borrow
b. (Hiphil) to cause to borrow, lend to
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1087,1088
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H3867 לוה is used in the Bible

25 occurrences of H3867 לוה

Genesis 29:34 love
Exodus 22:25 If thou shalt lend
Numbers 18:2 thou with thee, that they may be joined
Numbers 18:4 And they shall be joined
Deuteronomy 28:12 and thou shalt lend
Deuteronomy 28:12 and thou shalt not borrow.
Deuteronomy 28:44 He shall lend
Deuteronomy 28:44 to thee, and thou shalt not lend
Nehemiah 5:4 We have borrowed
Esther 9:27 and upon all such as joined
Psalms 37:21 borroweth,
Psalms 37:26 and lendeth;
Psalms 83:8 also is joined
Psalms 112:5 and lendeth:
Proverbs 19:17 lendeth
Proverbs 22:7 and the borrower
Proverbs 22:7 to the lender.
Isaiah 14:1 shall be joined
Isaiah 24:2 as with the lender,
Isaiah 24:2 so with the borrower;
Isaiah 56:3 that hath joined
Isaiah 56:6 that join
Jeremiah 50:5 and let us join
Daniel 11:34 shall join
Zechariah 2:11 shall be joined

Distinct usage

2 shall be joined
1 love
1 If thou shalt lend
1 He shall lend
1 to thee, and thou shalt not lend
1 We have borrowed
1 and upon all such as joined
1 and lendeth:
1 and the borrower
1 to the lender.
1 as with the lender,
1 so with the borrower;
1 that hath joined
1 that join
1 and let us join
1 shall join
1 And they shall be joined
1 also is joined
1 thou with thee, that they may be joined
1 borroweth,
1 lendeth
1 and lendeth;
1 and thou shalt lend
1 and thou shalt not borrow.

Corresponding Greek Words

lavah G5531 chrao, kichremi
lavah ni. see G4388 st. pro tithemi
lavah ni. G2703 kata pheugo
lavah ni. G4369 pros tithemi
lavah qal.,hi. see G1155 davizo

Related words


H3868 לוּז lûz
A primitive root; to turn aside (compare H3867, H3874 and H3885), that is, (literally) to depart, (figuratively) be perverse

KJV Usage: depart, froward, perverse (-ness).

H3878 לוי lêvı̂y
From H3867; attached; Levi, a son of Jacob

KJV Usage: Levi. See also H3879, H3881.

H3880 לויה livyâh
From H3867; something attached, that is, a wreath

KJV Usage: ornament.

H3882 לויתן livyâthân
From H3867; a wreathed animal, that is, a serpent (especially the crocodile or some other large sea monster); figuratively the constellation of the dragon; also as a symbol of Babylon

KJV Usage: leviathan, mourning.

H3890 לות le vâth
le vâth
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H3867; properly adhesion, that is, (as preposition) with

KJV Usage: X thee.