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Lexicon :: Strong's H398 - 'akal

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ä·kal' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 85

Strong’s Definitions

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.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 810x

The KJV translates Strong's H398 in the following manner: eat (604x), devour (111x), consume (32x), miscellaneous (55x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 810x
The KJV translates Strong's H398 in the following manner: eat (604x), devour (111x), consume (32x), miscellaneous (55x).
  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.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H398 matches the Hebrew אָכַל ('akal),
which occurs 817 times in 706 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 15 (Gen 2:16–Gen 43:32)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:16 - The LORD God commanded the man, saying, “From any tree of the garden you may eat H398 freely; H398
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:17 - but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not [fn]eat, H398 for in the day that you eat H398 from it you will surely die.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 - Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, “Indeed, has God said, ‘You shall not eat H398 from [fn]any tree of the garden’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:2 - The woman said to the serpent, “From the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat; H398
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:3 - but from the fruit of the tree which is in the middle of the garden, God has said, ‘You shall not eat H398 from it or touch it, or you will die.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:5 - “For God knows that in the day you eat H398 from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:6 - When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; H398 and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate. H398
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:11 - And He said, “Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten H398 from the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?” H398
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:12 - The man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me from the tree, and I ate.” H398
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:13 - Then the LORD God said to the woman, “What is this you have done?” And the woman said, “The serpent deceived me, and I ate.” H398
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:14 - The LORD God said to the serpent,
“Because you have done this,
Cursed are you more than all cattle,
And more than every beast of the field;
On your belly you will go,
And dust you will eat H398
All the days of your life;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:17 - Then to Adam He said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten H398 from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat H398 from it’;
Cursed is the ground because of you;
In [fn]toil you will eat H398 of it
All the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:18 - “Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you;
And you will eat H398 the [fn]plants of the field;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:19 - By the sweat of your face
You will eat H398 bread,
Till you return to the ground,
Because from it you were taken;
For you are dust,
And to dust you shall return.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:22 - Then the LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from the tree of life, and eat, H398 and live forever”—
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:21 - “As for you, take for yourself some of all food which is edible, H398 and gather it to yourself; and it shall be for food for you and for them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:4 - “Only you shall not eat H398 flesh with its life, that is, its blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:24 - [fn]I will take nothing except what the young men have eaten, H398 and the share of the men who went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their share.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:8 - He took curds and milk and the calf which he had prepared, and placed it before them; and he was standing by them under the tree [fn]as they ate. H398
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:3 - Yet he urged them strongly, so they turned aside to him and entered his house; and he prepared a feast for them, and baked unleavened bread, and they ate. H398
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:33 - But when food was set before him to eat, H398 he said, “I will not eat H398 until I have told my business.” And he said, “Speak on.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:54 - Then he and the men who were with him ate H398 and drank and spent the night. When they arose in the morning, he said, “Send me away to my master.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:34 - Then Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew; and he ate H398 and drank, and rose and went on his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:30 - Then he made them a feast, and they ate H398 and drank.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:4 - and prepare a savory dish for me such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, H398 so that my soul may bless you before I die.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:7 - ‘Bring me some game and prepare a savory dish for me, that I may eat, H398 and bless you in the presence of the LORD before my death.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:10 - “Then you shall bring it to your father, that he may eat, H398 so that he may bless you before his death.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:19 - Jacob said to his father, “I am Esau your firstborn; I have done as you told me. Get up, please, sit and eat H398 of my game, that [fn]you may bless me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:25 - So he said, “Bring it to me, and I will eat H398 of my son’s game, that [fn]I may bless you.” And he brought it to him, and he ate; H398 he also brought him wine and he drank.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:31 - Then he also made savory food, and brought it to his father; and he said to his father, “Let my father arise and eat H398 of his son’s game, that [fn]you may bless me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:33 - Then Isaac [fn]trembled violently, and said, “Who was he then that hunted game and brought it to me, so that I ate H398 of all of it before you came, and blessed him? Yes, and he shall be blessed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:20 - Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I [fn]take, and will give me [fn]food to eat H398 and garments to wear,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:15 - “Are we not reckoned by him as foreigners? For he has sold us, and has also [fn]entirely H398 consumed H398 [fn]our purchase price.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:38 - “These twenty years I have been with you; your ewes and your female goats have not miscarried, nor have I eaten H398 the rams of your flocks.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:40 - Thus I was: by day the [fn]heat consumed H398 me and the frost by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:46 - Jacob said to his [fn]kinsmen, “Gather stones.” So they took stones and made a heap, and they ate H398 there by the heap.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:54 - Then Jacob offered a sacrifice on the mountain, and called his [fn]kinsmen to [fn]the meal; H398 and they ate H398 [fn]the meal and spent the night on the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:32 - Therefore, to this day the sons of Israel do not eat H398 the sinew of the hip which is on the socket of the thigh, because he touched the socket of Jacob’s thigh in the sinew of the hip.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:20 - “Now then, come and let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, ‘A wild beast devoured H398 him.’ Then let us see what will become of his dreams!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:25 - Then they sat down to eat H398 [fn]a meal. And as they raised their eyes and looked, behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing [fn]aromatic gum and [fn]balm and [fn]myrrh, [fn]on their way to bring them down to Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:33 - Then he [fn]examined it and said, “It is my son’s tunic. A wild beast has devoured H398 him; Joseph has surely been torn to pieces!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:6 - So he left everything he owned in Joseph’s [fn]charge; and with him there he did not [fn]concern himself with anything except the [fn]food which he [fn]ate. H398 Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:17 - and in the top basket there were some of all [fn]sorts of baked food for Pharaoh, and the birds were eating H398 them out of the basket on my head.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:19 - within three more days Pharaoh will lift up your head from you and will hang you on a tree, and the birds will eat H398 your flesh off you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:4 - The ugly and [fn]gaunt cows ate H398 up the seven sleek and fat cows. Then Pharaoh awoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:20 - and the lean and [fn]ugly cows ate H398 up the first seven fat cows.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:2 - So it came about when they had finished eating H398 the grain which they had brought from Egypt, that their father said to them, “Go back, buy us a little food.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:16 - When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to his house steward, “Bring the men into the house, and slay an animal and make ready; for the men are to dine H398 with me at noon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:25 - So they prepared the present [fn]for Joseph’s coming at noon; for they had heard that they were to eat H398 [fn]a meal there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:32 - So they served him by himself, and them by themselves, and the Egyptians who ate H398 with him by themselves, because the Egyptians could not eat H398 bread with the Hebrews, for that is [fn]loathsome to the Egyptians.

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