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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).
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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 - Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought H5916 trouble H5916 on H5916 me by making me repulsive among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and [fn]since my men are few in number, they will band together against me and [fn]attack me, and I will be destroyed, I and my household!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:18 - “But as for you, only keep yourselves from the things designated for destruction, so that you do not covet them and take some of the designated things, and turn the camp of Israel into something designated for destruction and bring H5916 disaster H5916 on H5916 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:25 - And Joshua said, “Why have you brought H5916 disaster H5916 on H5916 us? The LORD will bring H5916 disaster H5916 on H5916 you this day.” And all Israel stoned [fn]them with stones; and they burned them with fire [fn]after they had stoned them with stones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:35 - So when he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, “Oh, my daughter! You have brought me disaster, and you are among those who trouble H5916 me; for I have [fn]given my word to the LORD, and I cannot take it back.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:29 - Then Jonathan said, “My father has troubled H5916 the land. See now that my eyes have brightened because I tasted a little of this honey.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:17 - When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, “Is this you, the cause H5916 of H5916 disaster H5916 to Israel?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:18 - He said, “I have not brought H5916 disaster H5916 to H5916 Israel, but you and your father’s house have, because you have abandoned the commandments of the LORD and you have followed the Baals.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:7 - The [fn]son of Carmi was [fn]Achar, the one who brought H5916 disaster H5916 on Israel [fn]by violating the [fn]ban.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:2 - I was mute [fn]and silent,
I [fn]refused to say even something good,
And my pain was stirred H5916 up H5916.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:17 - A merciful person does [fn]himself good,
But the cruel person [fn]does H5916 himself harm H5916.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:29 - One who troubles H5916 his own house will inherit wind,
And the foolish will be servant to the wise-hearted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:6 - Great wealth is in the house of the righteous,
But trouble H5916 is H5916 in the income of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:27 - He who profits illicitly troubles H5916 his own house,
But he who hates bribes will live.
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