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Lexicon :: Strong's H399 - 'ăḵal

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Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to אָכַל (H398)
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Strong’s Definitions

אֲכַל ʼăkal, ak-al'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H398:— accuse, devour, eat.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H399 in the following manner: devour (4x), accused (2x), eat (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H399 in the following manner: devour (4x), accused (2x), eat (1x).
  1. to eat, devour

    1. (P'al)

      1. to eat (of beasts)

      2. to devour

      3. eat their pieces (in a phrase, that is, slander them)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲכַל ʼăkal, ak-al'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H398:— accuse, devour, eat.
STRONGS H399: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

† [אֲכַל] verb eat, devour (H398 Biblical Hebrew); —
Pe. Perfect 3rd person masculine plural אֲכַ֫לוּ Daniel 3:8; Daniel 6:25 [Daniel 6:24]; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יֵאכֻל Daniel 4:30 [Daniel 4:33]; 3rd person feminine singularתֵּאכֻל Daniel 7:23; Imperative feminine singular אֲכֻּ֫לִי Daniel 7:5; Participle feminine singular אָֽכְלָה, Daniel 7:7; Daniel 7:19; —
1. eat, of beast, Daniel 4:30 [Daniel 4:33] (accusative of thing).
2. devour, of beast in vision, Daniel 7:5 (accusative of thing), absolute Daniel 7:7; Daniel 7:19; hence figurative of kingdom, devour, devastate, Daniel 7:23 (accusative of earth).
3. in phrase ק־רְצֵיהוֺן א׳ Daniel 3:8 eat their pieces, i.e. slander them, compare Daniel 6:25 [Daniel 6:24] (see H7170 קְרַץ).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:8; 3:8; 4:33; 4:33; 6; 6:24; 7:5; 7:5; 7:7; 7:7; 7:19; 7:19; 7:23; 7:23


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H399 matches the Hebrew אֲכַל ('ăḵal),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:8 - Wherefore at that time certain Chaldeans came near, and accused H399 the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:33 - The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat H399 grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:24 - And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had accused H399 Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their children, and their wives; and the lions had the mastery of them, and brake all their bones in pieces or ever they came at the bottom of the den.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:5 - And behold another beast, a second, like to a bear, and it raised up itself on one side, and it had three ribs in the mouth of it between the teeth of it: and they said thus unto it, Arise, devour H399 much flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:7 - After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured H399 and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:19 - Then I would know the truth of the fourth beast, which was diverse from all the others, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and his nails of brass; which devoured, H399 brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with his feet;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:23 - Thus he said, The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour H399 the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.
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