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Lexicon :: Strong's H1065 - bᵊḵî

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 243b

Strong’s Definitions

בְּכִי Bᵉkîy, bek-ee'; from H1058; a weeping; by analogy, a dripping:—overflowing, × sore, (continual) weeping, wept.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H1065 in the following manner: weep (24x), overflowing (1x), sore (1x), wept (with H1058 08799) (3x), wept (with H6963) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H1065 in the following manner: weep (24x), overflowing (1x), sore (1x), wept (with H1058 08799) (3x), wept (with H6963) (1x).
  1. a weeping, weeping

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בְּכִי Bᵉkîy, bek-ee'; from H1058; a weeping; by analogy, a dripping:—overflowing, × sore, (continual) weeping, wept.
STRONGS H1065: Abbreviations
בְּכִי noun masculineJudges 21:2 weepingבְּכִי Judges 21:2 + 20 times (also construct Deuteronomy 34:8, etc.); בִּבְכִ֑י Genesis 45:2; בֶּ֑כִי Isaiah 15:2 + 6 times; suffix בִּכְִיי֑ Psalm 6:9; — weeping Psalm 30:6; Isaiah 15:2, 5; as accusative of congnate meaning with verb (with בכה) Judges 21:2; 2 Samuel 13:36; 2 Kings 20:3 = Isaiah 38:3 compare Isaiah 16:9 (בבכי) Jeremiah 48:32 (מבכי); audible קול ב׳ Psalm 6:9; Isaiah 65:19; Ezra 3:13 compare Jeremiah 3:21; Jeremiah 31:16; Isaiah 15:3 (ייליל יֹרֵד בבכי see Jeremiah 9:17); so also Genesis 45:2 (ויתן את־קלו בב׳) & Jeremiah 48:5 (בבכי יעלה בכי i.e. the sound of it shall ascend) — but text here suspicious, compare Isaiah 15:5; as disfiguring Job 16:16; || words of mourning Esther 4:3 (אֵבֶל, צוֺם, מִסְפֵּד), Jeremiah 31:9 (תחנונים compare Jeremiah 3:21), Jeremiah 9:10; Jeremiah 31:15 (נהי), compare בכי אבל משׁה Deuteronomy 34:8 & Di on the passage; cotrition (humiliation) Joel 2:12 (צום, מִסְפֵּד), Isaiah 22:12 (מספד, קרחה, חגור שׂק), compare Malachi 2:13 (אנקה, דמעה); of bitter weeping Isaiah 22:4 אֲמָרֵר בַּבֶּ֑כִי, compare Jeremiah 31:15 (& Isaiah 33:7); בכי יעזר Isaiah 16:9; Jeremiah 48:32 i.e. Ya`zer in Moab, compare יעזר proper name; Psalm 102:10 (מסכתי שׁקוי בב׳ compare Psalm 42:4; Psalm 80:6 & Babylonian dîmtu maštîtî, tears (were) my drink ZimBP 34, 42). Trop., of trickling streams (נהרות) in mines — hindrance to miners Job 28:11.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


45:2; 45:2


34:8; 34:8


21:2; 21:2; 21:2

2 Samuel


2 Kings







16:16; 28:11


6:9; 6:9; 30:6; 42:4; 80:6; 102:10


15:2; 15:2; 15:3; 15:5; 15:5; 16:9; 16:9; 22:4; 22:12; 33:7; 38:3; 65:19


3:21; 3:21; 9:10; 9:17; 31:9; 31:15; 31:15; 31:16; 48:5; 48:32; 48:32






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1065 matches the Hebrew בְּכִי (bᵊḵî),
which occurs 28 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:2 - Then he [fn]wept H1065 loudly. And the Egyptians heard it, and the household of Pharaoh heard it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:8 - So the sons of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days. Then the days of weeping H1065 and mourning for Moses came to an end.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:2 - So the people came to Bethel and sat there before God until evening and lifted up their voices and wept [fn]bitterly H1065.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:36 - As soon as he had finished speaking, behold, the king’s sons came and lifted their voices and wept; and also the king and all his servants wept [fn]very bitterly H1065.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:13 - so that the people could not distinguish the [fn]voices of the shouting of gladness from the [fn]voices of the weeping H1065 of the people, for the people were shouting with a loud shout, and those [fn]voices were heard far away.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:3 - Now in each and every province where the word and law of the king reached, there was great mourning among the Jews, with fasting, weeping H1065, and wailing; and many made their bed in sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:16 -

“My face is flushed from weeping H1065,

And the shadow of death is on my eyelids,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:11 -

“He dams up the streams from [fn]flowing H1065,

And what is hidden he brings out to the light.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:8 -

Depart from me, all you workers of iniquity,

For Yahweh has heard the sound of my weeping H1065.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:5 -

For His anger is but for a moment,

His favor is for a lifetime;

Weeping H1065 may last for the night,

But a shout of joy comes in the morning.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:9 -

For I have eaten ashes like bread

And mixed my drinks with weeping H1065

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:2 -

They have gone up to the [fn]temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep H1065.

Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba;

Everyone’s head is bald and every beard is cut off.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:3 -

In their streets they have girded themselves with sackcloth;

On their rooftops and in their squares

Everyone is wailing, [fn]dissolved in weeping H1065.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:5 -

My heart cries out for Moab;

Those who flee from her are as far as Zoar and Eglath-shelishiyah,

For they go up the ascent of Luhith weeping H1065;

Surely on the road to Horonaim they keep awake with crying in distress over their destruction.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:9 -

Therefore I will weep bitterly H1065 for Jazer, for the vine of Sibmah;

I will drench you with my tears, O Heshbon and Elealeh;

For the shouting over your summer fruits and your harvest has fallen away.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:4 -

Therefore I say, “Turn your gaze away from me,

Let me weep H1065 bitterly,

Do not insist on comforting me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:12 -

Therefore in that day Lord Yahweh of hosts called you to weeping H1065, to wailing,

To shaving the head, and to wearing sackcloth.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:19 -

“I will also rejoice in Jerusalem and be joyful in My people;

And there will no longer be heard in her

The voice of weeping H1065 and the voice of crying.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:21 -

A voice is heard on the bare heights,

The weeping H1065 and the supplications of the sons of Israel;

Because they have perverted their way,

They have forgotten Yahweh their God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:10 -

“For the mountains I will take up a weeping H1065 and wailing,

And for the pastures of the wilderness a funeral lamentation,

Because they are turned into ruin so that no one passes through,

And the lowing of the cattle is not heard;

Both the birds of the sky and the beasts have fled; they are gone.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:9 -

“With weeping H1065 they will come,

And by supplication I will lead them;

I will make them walk by streams of waters,

On a straight path in which they will not stumble;

For I am a father to Israel,

And Ephraim is My firstborn.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:15 -

Thus says Yahweh,

“A voice is heard in Ramah,

Wailing and bitter weeping H1065.

Rachel is weeping H1065 for her children;

She refuses to be comforted for her children

Because they are no more.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:16 -

Thus says Yahweh,

“Restrain your voice from weeping H1065

And your eyes from tears,

For your work will be rewarded,” declares Yahweh,

“And they will return from the land of the enemy.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:5 -

“For by the ascent of Luhith

They will ascend with continual H1065 weeping H1065;

For at the descent of Horonaim

They have heard the distressed cry of destruction.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:32 -

“More than the weeping H1065 for Jazer

I will weep for you, O vine of Sibmah!

Your branches stretched across the sea,

They reached to the sea of Jazer;

Upon your summer fruits and your grape harvest

The destroyer has fallen.

Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:12 -

“Yet even now,” declares Yahweh,

“Return to Me with all your heart

And with fasting, weeping H1065, and [fn]wailing;

Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:13 -

“And this is a second thing you do: you cover the altar of Yahweh with tears, with weeping H1065, and with groaning because He no longer regards the [fn]offering or receives it as acceptable from your hand.

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