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Lexicon :: Strong's H5916 - ʿāḵar

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1621

Strong’s Definitions

עָכַר ʻâkar, aw-kar'; a primitive root; properly, to roil water; figuratively, to disturb or affict:—trouble, stir.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H5916 in the following manner: trouble (12x), stirred (1x), troubler (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H5916 in the following manner: trouble (12x), stirred (1x), troubler (1x).
  1. to trouble, stir up, disturb, make (someone) taboo

    1. (Qal) to disturb, trouble

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be disturbed, be stirred up

      2. disturbance, calamity (participle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָכַר ʻâkar, aw-kar'; a primitive root; properly, to roil water; figuratively, to disturb or affict:—trouble, stir.
STRONGS H5916: Abbreviations
עָכַר verb stir up, disturb, trouble (Late Hebrew id., make turbid; Arabic bdb074709 be turbid); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ע׳ 1 Samuel 14:29; 2nd person masculine singular suffix עֲכַרְתָּ֔נִי Joshua 7:25, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יַעְכָּרְךָ Joshua 7:25; Participle עֹכֵר 1 Kings 18:17 + 3 times, עוֺכֵר 1 Chronicles 2:7; plural suffix עֹכְרָ֑י Judges 11:35; — disturb, trouble, with accusative of person Genesis 34:30 (J), Joshua 6:18; Joshua 7:25 (twice in verse) (all J E; Joshua 7:25b subject י׳), Judges 11:35; compare Proverbs 11:17 (opposed to גֹּמֵל), Proverbs 11:29; Proverbs 15:27 (opposed to חָיָה; יִשְׂרָאֵל ע׳ 1 Kings 18:17, 18; 1 Chronicles 2:7 (compare Joshua 7:18 etc., above); אֶתהָֿאָרֶץ ע׳ 1 Samuel 14:29.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular וּכְאֵבִי נֶעְכָּ֑ר Psalm 39:3 my pain was stirred up; Participle feminine נֶעְכָּ֑רֶת Proverbs 15:6 usually as abstract noun disturbance, calamity, but < read וּתְבוּאַת רָשָׁע [ה]נִכְרָ֑ת the income of the wicked is cut off (Toy).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




6:18; 7:18; 7:25; 7:25; 7:25; 7:25


11:35; 11:35

1 Samuel

14:29; 14:29

1 Kings

18:17; 18:17; 18:18

1 Chronicles

2:7; 2:7




11:17; 11:29; 15:6; 15:27


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5916 matches the Hebrew עָכַר (ʿāḵar),
which occurs 14 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:30 - And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled H5916 me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:18 - And ye, in any wise keep yourselves from the accursed thing, lest ye make yourselves accursed, when ye take of the accursed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble H5916 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:25 - And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled H5916 us? the LORD shall trouble H5916 thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:35 - And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me very low, and thou art one of them that trouble H5916 me: for I have opened my mouth unto the LORD, and I cannot go back.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:29 - Then said Jonathan, My father hath troubled H5916 the land: see, I pray you, how mine eyes have been enlightened, because I tasted a little of this honey.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:17 - And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, Art thou he that troubleth H5916 Israel?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:18 - And he answered, I have not troubled H5916 Israel; but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and thou hast followed Baalim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:7 - And the sons of Carmi; Achar, the troubler H5916 of Israel, who transgressed in the thing accursed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:2 - I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred. H5916
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:17 - The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth H5916 his own flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:29 - He that troubleth H5916 his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:6 - In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble. H5916
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:27 - He that is greedy of gain troubleth H5916 his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.
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