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Lexicon :: Strong's H6061 - ʿănāq

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as עֲנָק (H6060)
Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: ענק.

Strong’s Definitions

עָנָק ʻÂnâq, aw-nawk'; the same as H6060; Anak, a Canaanite:—Anak.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H6061 in the following manner: Anak (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H6061 in the following manner: Anak (9x).
  1. Anak = "neck"

    1. progenitor of a family, or tribe of the giant people in Canaan

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָנָק ʻÂnâq, aw-nawk'; the same as H6060; Anak, a Canaanite:—Anak.
† I. עֲנָק noun [masculine] neck, only in epithet of people בְּנֵי הָעֲנָק long-necked (tall) men, early giant people about Hebron and in Philistia, Ενακ, Εναχ, Joshua 15:14 (JE) = Judges 1:20, without article Numbers 13:33 (JE), Deuteronomy 9:2; also הָע׳יְלִידַי Numbers 13:22, Numbers 13:28; Joshua 15:14 (all J E);
[H6062 called also עֲנָקִים long-necks, Ενακειμ, Joshua 14:12, Joshua 15:15 (JE), Joshua 11:21, Joshua 11:22 (D), Deuteronomy 2:10, Deuteronomy 2:11, Deuteronomy 2:21] +
[H6010 Jeremiah 47:5] (read עֲנָקִים for MT עִמְקָם), and perhaps [H6010 1 Chronicles 12:16 [1 Chronicles 12:15] (see H6010 עֵמֶק near the end);]
בְּנֵי עֲנָקִים [H6062 Deuteronomy 1:28] (Greek Version of the LXX γίγαντες, compare Numbers 13:33), [H6062 Deuteronomy 9:2;]
עֲנָק later (erroneously) as eponymous ancestor of Anakim Joshua 15:13 = עֲנוֺק Joshua 21:11 (both P). — See especially MeyZAW i (1881), 139 GFMJudges 1:10, 20 CheEncy. Bib. ANAK.
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13:22; 13:28; 13:33; 13:33




15:13; 15:14; 15:14; 21:11




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6061 matches the Hebrew עֲנָק (ʿănāq),
which occurs 9 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:22 - When they had gone up into the Negev, [fn]they came to Hebron where Ahiman, Sheshai and Talmai, the [fn]descendants of Anak were. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:28 - “Nevertheless, the people who live in the land are strong, and the cities are fortified and very large; and moreover, we saw the [fn]descendants of Anak there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:33 - “There also we saw the Nephilim (the sons of Anak are part of the Nephilim); and we became like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:2 - a people great and tall, the sons of the Anakim, whom you know and of whom you have heard it said, ‘Who can stand before the sons of Anak?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:13 - Now he gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh a portion among the sons of Judah, according to the [fn]command of the LORD to Joshua, namely, [fn]Kiriath-arba, Arba being the father of Anak (that is, Hebron).
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:14 - Caleb [fn]drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai, the children of Anak.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:11 - Thus they gave them Kiriath-arba, Arba being the father of Anak (that is, Hebron), in the hill country of Judah, with its surrounding pasture lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:20 - Then they gave Hebron to Caleb, as Moses had [fn]promised; and he drove out from there the three sons of Anak.

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