H3943 לפת - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to bend, that is, (by implication) to clasp; also (reflexively) to turn around or aside

KJV Usage: take hold, turn aside (self).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to twist, grasp, turn, grasp with a twisting motion
a. (Qal) to grasp
b. (Niphal) to twist, weave, wind
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1123
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H3943 לפת is used in the Bible

3 occurrences of H3943 לפת

Judges 16:29
Ruth 3:8
Job 6:18

Corresponding Greek Words

laphat ni. G2641 kata leipo
laphat ni. G5015 tarasso