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Lamed
Lamedh
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lamed
Lamed läʹməd [ל]. The twelfth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, transliterated in this encyclopedia as l. It also came to be used for the number thirty. See Writing.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Lamed
LAMED. The twelfth letter of the Heb. alphabet translated into English as “L.” It is the character for the number “30.” In the KJV it stands at the head of the 12th section of Ps 119, in which section (vv. 89–96) each verse in the original begins with this letter.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lamed
LA´MED (ל) (lāʹmed; “oxgoad”). Letter 12 of the Heb. alphabet corresponding to Gk. lambda. (λ), English “L.” It stands before the twelfth section of Ps. 119 in which each verse of the Heb. begins with this letter.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Lamed
Lamedlamed 300(lahʹmuhd), the twelfth letter of the Hebrew alphabet; its numerical value is thirty. The earliest form of the letter is a pictograph of an ox-goad. In Phoenician script the position of the form changed, and in later Phoenician and early Aramaic forms a tail was added. It was from this
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Lamed
LAMED [LAH mid] — the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet, used as a heading over Psalm 119:89–96. In the Hebrew language, the first word of each of these eight verses begin with the letter lamed. Also see Acrostic.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LAMEDH
LAMEDH<la’-meth>: The 12th letter of Hebrew alphabet; transliterated in this Encyclopedia as “1”. It came also to be used for the number 30. For name, etc., see ALPHABET.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Lamed
LAMED (Lāʹ mĕd) Twelfth letter of the Hebrew alphabet used as a heading for Ps. 119:89–96. Each verse in this section of the psalm begins with the letter lamed.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Lamed
lamed lah’mid (לָמֶד, traditionally “ox-goad”). Also lamedh. The twelfth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ל), with a numerical value of thirty. It is possibly named for the shape of the letter, which in its older form resembled a pointed stick. Its pronunciation corresponds approximately to that of English
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Lamedh
LAMEDH, läʹmeth (ל): The 12th letter of the Heb alphabet; transliterated in this Encyclopaedia as l. It came also to be used for the number 30. For name, etc, See Alphabet.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
LAMED
LAMED [לl]. The twelfth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, deriving from the original Semitic word *lamd-, “ox-goad.” See ALPHABET.