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Lexicon :: Strong's H6117 - ʿāqaḇ

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עָקַב
Transliteration
ʿāqaḇ
Pronunciation
aw-kab'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1676

Strong’s Definitions

עָקַב ʻâqab, aw-kab'; a primitive root; properly, to swell out or up; used only as denominative from H6119, to seize by the heel; figuratively, to circumvent (as if tripping up the heels); also to restrain (as if holding by the heel):—take by the heel, stay, supplant, × utterly.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H6117 in the following manner: supplant (2x), take by the heel (1x), stay, utterly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H6117 in the following manner: supplant (2x), take by the heel (1x), stay, utterly (1x).
  1. to supplant, circumvent, take by the heel, follow at the heel, assail insidiously, overreach

    1. (Qal) to supplant, overreach, attack at the heel

    2. (Piel) to hold back

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָקַב ʻâqab, aw-kab'; a primitive root; properly, to swell out or up; used only as denominative from H6119, to seize by the heel; figuratively, to circumvent (as if tripping up the heels); also to restrain (as if holding by the heel):—take by the heel, stay, supplant, × utterly.
STRONGS H6117:
עָקַב verb follow at the heel, figurative assail insidiously, circumvent, overreach (denominative from עָקֵב; compare Arabic bdb078404 follow (at the heel), succeed, III. bring consequence on, i.e. punish, Qor 22:59; IV. make to follow, i.e. reward or punish, bdb078405 end, final lot 6:11 reward 6:136 bdb078406 hold back (rare), follow, Pa. investigate, search out: Ethiopic bdb078407 is keep, guard); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular Hosea 12:4 בַּבֶּטֶן עָקַב אֶתאָֿחִיו he attacked his brother at the heel (compare Genesis 25:26 below עָקֵב); Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular Genesis 27:36 הֲכִי קָרָא שְׁמוֺ יַעֲקֹב וַיַּעְקְבֵנִי זֶה פַעֲמַיִם and he hath overreached me now twice; + Infinitive abs Jeremiah 9:3 בָּלאָֿח עָקוֺב יַעֲקֹב surely overreacheth (|| רָכִיל יַהֲלֹח). [Greek Version of the LXX πτερνίζω, to attack with the heel; but this dubious In 'supplant,' also, the figurative is a different one.]
Pi. Job 37:4 וְלֹא יְעַקְּבֵם dubious; poss attack at the heel (compare זִנֵּב), hence figurative hold back; more probably read וְלֹא יְעַכְּבֵם holdeth them not back (that is בְּרָקָיו his lightnings), when his voice is heard from עִכֵּב to hold back (common in Late Hebrew; Targum עַכֵּב).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

25:26; 27:36

Job

37:4

Jeremiah

9:3

Hosea

12:4

H6117

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6117 matches the Hebrew עָקַב (ʿāqaḇ),
which occurs 5 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:36 - And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted me H6117 these two times: he took away my birthright; and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:4 - After it a voice roareth: he thundereth with the voice of his excellency; and he will not stay H6117 them when his voice is heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:4 - Take ye heed every one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly H6117 supplant, H6117 and every neighbour will walk with slanders.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:3 - He took his brother by the heel H6117 in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God:

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