H3895 לחי - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

le chı̂y
From an unused root meaning to be soft; the cheek (from its fleshiness); hence the jaw bone

KJV Usage: cheek (bone), jaw (bone).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. jaw, cheek
a. jaw, jawbone (of animal)
b. cheek (of man)
Origin: from an unused root meaning to be soft
TWOT: 1101a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) jaw, cheek
1a) jaw, jawbone (of animal)
1b) cheek (of man)

View how H3895 לחי is used in the Bible

21 occurrences of H3895 לחי

Deuteronomy 18:3 and the two cheeks,
Judges 15:15 jawbone
Judges 15:16 With the jawbone
Judges 15:16 with the jaw
Judges 15:17 the jawbone
Judges 15:19 that was in the jaw,
1 Kings 22:24 on the cheek,
2 Chronicles 18:23 upon the cheek,
Job 16:10 me upon the cheek
Job 41:2 his jaw
Psalms 3:7 upon the cheek bone;
Song of Songs 1:10 Thy cheeks
Song of Songs 5:13 His cheeks
Isaiah 30:28 in the jaws
Isaiah 50:6 and my cheeks
Lamentations 1:2 are on her cheeks:
Lamentations 3:30 his cheek
Ezekiel 29:4 in thy jaws,
Ezekiel 38:4 into thy jaws,
Hosea 11:4 on their jaws,
Micah 5:1 upon the cheek.

Distinct usage

1 and the two cheeks,
1 jawbone
1 With the jawbone
1 with the jaw
1 the jawbone
1 that was in the jaw,
1 on the cheek,
1 upon the cheek,
1 me upon the cheek
1 Thy cheeks
1 His cheeks
1 are on her cheeks:
1 his cheek
1 on their jaws,
1 upon the cheek.
1 in the jaws
1 into thy jaws,
1 his jaw
1 in thy jaws,
1 and my cheeks
1 upon the cheek bone;

Corresponding Greek Words

lechi G4600 siagon
lechi G5491 cheilos

Related words


H3896 לחי lechı̂y
A form of H3895; Lechi, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Lehi.

Compare also H7437.

H7437 רמת לחי râmath lechı̂y
רמת לחי
râmath lechı̂y
raw'-math lekh'-ee
From H7413 and H3895; height of a jaw bone; Ramath Lechi, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Ramath-lehi.