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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.
STRONGS H6061: Abbreviations
† 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




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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 - And they ascended by the south, and came to Hebron; where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, were. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:28 - Nevertheless, the people are strong that dwell in the land, and the cities are walled, and very great: and moreover, we saw the children of Anak there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:33 - And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, who come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:2 - A people great and tall, the children of the Anakims, whom thou knowest, and of whom thou hast heard it said, Who can stand before the children of Anak!
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:13 - And to Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a part among the children of Judah, according to the commandment of the LORD to Joshua, even the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city is Hebron.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:14 - And Caleb drove thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:11 - And they gave them the city of Arba the father of Anak (which city is Hebron) in the hill-country of Judah, with its suburbs round it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:20 - And they gave Hebron to Caleb, as Moses said: and he expelled thence the three sons of Anak.
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