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Lexicon :: Strong's H1110 - bālaq

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 252

Strong’s Definitions

בָּלַק bâlaq, baw-lak'; a primitive root; to annihilate:—(make) waste.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H1110 in the following manner: waste (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H1110 in the following manner: waste (2x).
  1. to waste, lay waste, devastate

    1. (Poel) to make waste

    2. (Pual) devastated (participle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּלַק bâlaq, baw-lak'; a primitive root; to annihilate:—(make) waste.
† [בָּלַק] verb waste, lay waste (Assyrian balâḳu, Pi. destroy, LyonSargon 61; compare Arabic bdb011806 a desert) —
Po`el Participle without מ, suffix בּוֺלְקָהּ Isaiah 24:1 (|| בּוֺקֵק, subject י׳, object הארץ); — on form (which might also be Qal Participle) compare Ol§ 254 LagGN 1882, 403; also בקק Po. Jeremiah 51:2, and intensive use of Infinitive absolute Niph. Isaiah 24:3; further Punic (i.e. intensive) Participle Nahum 2:11 (this however perhaps largely influenced by assonance).
Pu. Participle מְבֻלָּקָ֑ה Nahum 2:11 (בּוּקָה וּמְבוּקָה ומב׳), devastated, or as substantive a devastated city.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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24:1; 24:3




2:11; 2:11


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Strong's Number H1110 matches the Hebrew בָּלַק (bālaq),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:1 - Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, H1110 and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:10 - She is empty, and void, and waste: H1110 and the heart melteth, and the knees smite together, and much pain is in all loins, and the faces of them all gather blackness.

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