Word Summary
Lechi: a place probably in Judah
Original Word: לֶחִי
Transliteration: Lechi
Phonetic Spelling: (lekh'-ee)
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: a place probably in Judah
Meaning: Lehi -- a place probably in Judah
Strong's Concordance

A form of lchiy; Lechi, a place in Palestine -- Lehi. Compare also Ramath Lechiy.

see HEBREW lchiy

see HEBREW Ramath Lechiy


H3896. Lechi

II. לְחִיproper name, of a location scene of an exploit of Samson; — ׳לJudges 15:19 (twice in verse) (ᵐ5Σιαγων), לֶ֔חִי15:14; with article בַּלֶּחי15:9 (ᵐ5Λευει, ᵐ5L Λεχει), compare לֶ֑חִי רָ֫מַת15:17 = height of Lehi (explanation as from לְחִיjawbone, compare GFM, ᵐ5Ἀναίρεσις σιαγόνος also 2 Samuel 23:11, where read לֶחְיָהto Lehi, for לַחַיָּה‎, see II. חַיָּה‎, p. 2Sam 31:2above; (ᵐ5θηρία; ᵐ5L σιαγόνα). It must have lain in the Shephelah, near the border of the hill-country of Judah (BuhlGeogr. 91); site unknown; conjectures are cited and criticized by GFMJudg 15, 19 q. see

לחח‎ (√ of following; compare Ethiopic . II. I. moisten, cool; be moistened DiLex. 30; Late Hebrew לִחְלַח‎ Pilpal moisten thoroughly, Aramaic לַחְלַחid., Late Hebrew לַחmoist, fresh; לֵיחָהmoisture, freshness, etc.)