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Lexicon :: Strong's H1065 - bᵊḵî

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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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 - He [fn]wept H1065 so loudly that the Egyptians heard it, and the household of Pharaoh heard of 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 sound of the shout of joy from the sound of the weeping H1065 of the people, for the people shouted with a loud shout, and the sound was heard far away.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:3 - In each and every province where the command and decree of the king came, there was great mourning among the Jews, with fasting, weeping H1065 and wailing; and many lay on sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:16 - “My face is flushed from weeping, H1065
And deep darkness 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 who do iniquity,
For the LORD has heard the voice 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 mingled my drink 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 housetops and in their squares
Everyone is wailing, [fn]dissolved in tears. H1065
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:5 - My heart cries out for Moab;
His fugitives 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 raise a cry of distress over their ruin.
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 eyes away from me,
Let me weep H1065 bitterly,
Do not [fn]try to comfort me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:12 - Therefore in that day the Lord [fn]GOD 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 glad in My people;
And there will no longer be heard in her
The voice of weeping H1065 and the sound 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 the LORD 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 dirge,
Because they are laid waste 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 the LORD,
“A voice is heard in Ramah,
Lamentation 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 the LORD,
“Restrain your voice from weeping H1065
And your eyes from tears;
For your work will be rewarded,” declares the LORD,
“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 [fn]anguished 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 tendrils 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 the LORD,
“Return to Me with all your heart,
And with fasting, weeping H1065 and mourning;
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:13 - “This is [fn]another thing you do: you cover the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping H1065 and with groaning, because He no longer regards the [fn]offering or accepts it with favor from your hand.
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