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Lexicon :: Strong's H3364 - yāqaṣ

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

יָקַץ yâqats, yaw-kats'; a primitive root; to awake (intransitive):—(be) awake(-d).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H3364 in the following manner: awake (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H3364 in the following manner: awake (11x).
  1. (Qal) to awake, awaken, become active

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יָקַץ yâqats, yaw-kats'; a primitive root; to awake (intransitive):—(be) awake(-d).
STRONGS H3364: Abbreviations
[יָקַץ] verb awake (Arabic bdb042908 wake, be awake) —
Qal Imperfect יִקָ֑ץ 1 Kings 18:27; וַיִּיקַץ Genesis 28:16 3 times; וַיִּקַץ Judges 16:20; Psalm 78:65; 1 Kings 3:15 (see Baer); וָאִיקָ֑ץ Genesis 41:21; יִָֽקְצוּ Habakkuk 2:7; — awake, Genesis 41:4,7,21 (E), 1 Kings 3:15; of Baal 1 Kings 18:27; followed by מִשְּׁנָתוֺ Genesis 28:16 (J), Judges 16:14,20; of Noah, מִיֵּינוֺ Genesis 9:24 (J), i.e. from drunken sleep; figurative of י׳ Psalm 78:65, i.e. become suddenly active; of enemies Habakkuk 2:7. — See also H6974 קיץ Hiph.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


9:24; 28:16; 28:16; 41:4; 41:7; 41:21; 41:21


16:14; 16:20; 16:20

1 Kings

3:15; 3:15; 18:27; 18:27


78:65; 78:65


2:7; 2:7


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3364 matches the Hebrew יָקַץ (yāqaṣ),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:24 - When Noah awoke H3364 from his wine, he knew what his youngest son had done to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:16 - Then Jacob awoke H3364 from his sleep and said, “Surely the LORD is in this place, and I did not know it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:4 - The ugly and [fn]gaunt cows ate up the seven sleek and fat cows. Then Pharaoh awoke. H3364
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:7 - The thin ears swallowed up the seven plump and full ears. Then Pharaoh awoke, H3364 and behold, it was a dream.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:21 - “Yet when they had [fn]devoured them, it could not be [fn]detected that they had [fn]devoured them, [fn]for they were just as ugly as [fn]before. Then I awoke. H3364
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:14 - So while he slept, Delilah took the seven locks of his [fn]hair and wove them into the web]. And she fastened it with the pin and said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” But he awoke H3364 from his sleep and pulled out the pin of the loom and the web.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:20 - She said, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” And he awoke H3364 from his sleep and said, “I will go out as at other times and shake myself free.” But he did not know that the LORD had departed from him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:15 - Then Solomon awoke, H3364 and behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and offered burnt offerings and made peace offerings, and made a feast for all his servants.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:27 - It came about at noon, that Elijah mocked them and said, “Call out with a loud voice, for he is a god; either he is occupied or gone aside, or is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and needs to be awakened.” H3364
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:65 - Then the Lord awoke H3364 as if from sleep,
Like a warrior [fn]overcome by wine.
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