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Lexicon :: Strong's H398 - 'akal

אָכַל
Transliteration
'akal
Pronunciation
ä·kal' (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 85

KJV Translation Count — Total: 810x
The KJV translates Strong's H398 in the following manner: eat (604x), devour (111x), consume (32x), miscellaneous (55x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to eat, devour, burn up, feed

    1. (Qal)

      1. to eat (human subject)

      2. to eat, devour (of beasts and birds)

      3. to devour, consume (of fire)

      4. to devour, slay (of sword)

      5. to devour, consume, destroy (inanimate subjects - ie, pestilence, drought)

      6. to devour (of oppression)

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be eaten (by men)

      2. to be devoured, consumed (of fire)

      3. to be wasted, destroyed (of flesh)

    3. (Pual)

      1. to cause to eat, feed with

      2. to cause to devour

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to feed

      2. to cause to eat

    5. (Piel)

      1. consume

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָכַל ʼâkal, aw-kal'; a primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively):—× at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, × freely, × in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, × quite.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Strong's Number H398 matches the Hebrew אָכַל ('akal),
which occurs 810 times in 701 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 8 / 15 (1Ki 13:22–2Ch 7:13)

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But camest back, and hast eaten H398 bread and drunk water in the place, of the which the LORD did say to thee, Eat H398 no bread, and drink no water; thy carcase shall not come unto the sepulchre of thy fathers.

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And it came to pass, after he had eaten H398 bread, and after he had drunk, that he saddled for him the ass, to wit, for the prophet whom he had brought back.

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And he went and found his carcase cast in the way, and the ass and the lion standing by the carcase: the lion had not eaten H398 the carcase, nor torn the ass.

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Him that dieth of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; H398 and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls of the air eat: H398 for the LORD hath spoken it.

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Him that dieth of Baasha in the city shall the dogs eat; H398 and him that dieth of his in the fields shall the fowls of the air eat. H398

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And she said, As the LORD thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse: and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat H398 it, and die.

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And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah: and she, and he, and her house, did eat H398 many days.

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Now therefore send, and gather to me all Israel unto mount Carmel, and the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the groves four hundred, which eat H398 at Jezebel's table.

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Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed H398 the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.

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And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat H398 and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain.

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So Ahab went up to eat H398 and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,

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And as he lay and slept under a juniper tree, behold, then an angel touched him, and said unto him, Arise and eat. H398

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And he looked, and, behold, there was a cake baken on the coals, and a cruse of water at his head. And he did eat H398 and drink, and laid him down again.

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And the angel of the LORD came again the second time, and touched him, and said, Arise and eat; H398 because the journey is too great for thee.

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And he arose, and did eat H398 and drink, and went in the strength of that meat forty days and forty nights unto Horeb the mount of God.

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And he returned back from him, and took a yoke of oxen, and slew them, and boiled their flesh with the instruments of the oxen, and gave unto the people, and they did eat. H398 Then he arose, and went after Elijah, and ministered unto him.

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And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him: for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid him down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat H398 no bread.

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But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said unto him, Why is thy spirit so sad, that thou eatest H398 no bread?

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And Jezebel his wife said unto him, Dost thou now govern the kingdom of Israel? arise, and eat H398 bread, and let thine heart be merry: I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.

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And of Jezebel also spake the LORD, saying, The dogs shall eat H398 Jezebel by the wall of Jezreel.

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Him that dieth of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat; H398 and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls of the air eat. H398

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And say, Thus saith the king, Put this fellow in the prison, and feed H398 him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I come in peace.

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And Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, If I be a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven, and consume H398 thee and thy fifty. And there came down fire from heaven, and consumed H398 him and his fifty.

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And Elijah answered and said unto them, If I be a man of God, let fire come down from heaven, and consume H398 thee and thy fifty. And the fire of God came down from heaven, and consumed H398 him and his fifty.

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Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up H398 the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life now be precious in thy sight.

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And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a great woman; and she constrained him to eat H398 bread. And so it was, that as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat H398 bread.

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So they poured out for the men to eat. H398 And it came to pass, as they were eating H398 of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O thou man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat H398 thereof.

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But he said, Then bring meal. And he cast it into the pot; and he said, Pour out for the people, that they may eat. H398 And there was no harm in the pot.

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And there came a man from Baalshalisha, and brought the man of God bread of the firstfruits, twenty loaves of barley, and full ears of corn in the husk thereof. And he said, Give unto the people, that they may eat. H398

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And his servitor said, What, should I set this before an hundred men? He said again, Give the people, that they may eat: H398 for thus saith the LORD, They shall eat, H398 and shall leave thereof.

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So he set it before them, and they did eat, H398 and left thereof, according to the word of the LORD.

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And he answered, Thou shalt not smite them: wouldest thou smite those whom thou hast taken captive with thy sword and with thy bow? set bread and water before them, that they may eat H398 and drink, and go to their master.

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And he prepared great provision for them: and when they had eaten H398 and drunk, he sent them away, and they went to their master. So the bands of Syria came no more into the land of Israel.

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And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat H398 him to day, and we will eat H398 my son to morrow.

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So we boiled my son, and did eat H398 him: and I said unto her on the next day, Give thy son, that we may eat H398 him: and she hath hid her son.

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Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat H398 thereof.

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And when these lepers came to the uttermost part of the camp, they went into one tent, and did eat H398 and drink, and carried thence silver, and gold, and raiment, and went and hid it; and came again, and entered into another tent, and carried thence also, and went and hid it.

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And that lord answered the man of God, and said, Now, behold, if the LORD should make windows in heaven, might such a thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat H398 thereof.

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And the dogs shall eat H398 Jezebel in the portion of Jezreel, and there shall be none to bury her. And he opened the door, and fled.

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And when he was come in, he did eat H398 and drink, and said, Go, see now this cursed woman, and bury her: for she is a king's daughter.

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Wherefore they came again, and told him. And he said, This is the word of the LORD, which he spake by his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, In the portion of Jezreel shall dogs eat H398 the flesh of Jezebel:

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But Rabshakeh said unto them, Hath my master sent me to thy master, and to thee, to speak these words? hath he not sent me to the men which sit on the wall, that they may eat H398 their own dung, and drink their own piss with you?

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Hearken not to Hezekiah: for thus saith the king of Assyria, Make an agreement with me by a present, and come out to me, and then eat H398 ye every man of his own vine, and every one of his fig tree, and drink ye every one the waters of his cistern:

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And this shall be a sign unto thee, Ye shall eat H398 this year such things as grow of themselves, and in the second year that which springeth of the same; and in the third year sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat H398 the fruits thereof.

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Nevertheless the priests of the high places came not up to the altar of the LORD in Jerusalem, but they did eat H398 of the unleavened bread among their brethren.

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And changed his prison garments: and he did eat H398 bread continually before him all the days of his life.

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And there they were with David three days, eating H398 and drinking: for their brethren had prepared for them.

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And did eat H398 and drink before the LORD on that day with great gladness. And they made Solomon the son of David king the second time, and anointed him unto the LORD to be the chief governor, and Zadok to be priest.

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Now when Solomon had made an end of praying, the fire came down from heaven, and consumed H398 the burnt offering and the sacrifices; and the glory of the LORD filled the house.

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If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour H398 the land, or if I send pestilence among my people;

Search Results Continued...

1. Gen 2:16–Gen 43:32

2. Gen 45:18–Lev 6:10

3. Lev 6:16–Lev 19:8

4. Lev 19:23–Num 24:8

5. Num 25:2–Deu 16:3

6. Deu 16:7–1Sa 9:13

7. 1Sa 9:19–1Ki 13:19

8. 1Ki 13:22–2Ch 7:13

9. 2Ch 18:26–Psa 69:9

10. Psa 78:24–Isa 3:10

11. Isa 4:1–Jer 5:14

12. Jer 5:17–Eze 12:18

13. Eze 12:19–Hos 7:9

14. Hos 8:13–Zec 12:6

15. Mal 3:11–Mal 3:11

 
 
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