לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 


lashown; law-shone' or lashon lawAshone' also (in plural) feminine lshonah



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 3960

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1131a

KJV Translation Count — 117x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: tongue (98), language (10), bay (3), wedge (2), babbler (1), flame (1), speaker 376 (1), talkers (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. tongue
a. tongue (of men)
1. tongue (literal)
2. tongue (organ of speech)
b. language
c. tongue (of animals)
d. tongue (of fire)
e. wedge, bay of sea (tongue-shaped)

Strong's Definitions

lashown, law-shone'; or lashon, law-shone'; also (in plural) feminine lshonah, lesh-o-naw'; from 3960; the tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water): — + babbler,bay, + evil speaker, language, talker, tongue, wedge.

Concordance Results Using KJV

By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his H3956, after their families, in their nations.


These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their H3956s, in their countries, and in their nations.


These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their H3956s, in their lands, after their nations.


And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow H3956.


But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his H3956, against man or beast: that ye may know how that the LORD doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.


The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; a nation whose H3956 thou shalt not understand;


When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a H3956 of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.


And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the garment, and the H3956 of gold, and his sons, and his daughters, and his oxen, and his asses, and his sheep, and his tent, and all that he had: and they brought them unto the valley of Achor.


And all the people returned to the camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace: none moved his H3956 against any of the children of Israel.


And their south border was from the shore of the salt sea, from the H3956 that looketh southward: