lamed

The preposition lamed in Hebrew can take various meanings. It is quite similar in meaning to the dative case in Greek. video

  1. It can mean direction and is often translated “to” or “towards”.
  2. It can mean advantage or disadvantage and is translated “for” or “against”.
  3. Sometimes it is the equivalent of the DO marker word.
  4. It can also refer to the indirect object of a sentence.
  5. It can mean possession and is translated “belongs to…”

The form of the preposition is explained here.