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Lexicon :: Strong's H6119 - ʿāqēḇ

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עָקֵב
Transliteration
ʿāqēḇ
Pronunciation
aw-kabe'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1676a

Strong’s Definitions

עָקֵב ʻâqêb, aw-kabe'; or (feminine) עִקְּבָה ʻiqqᵉbâh; from H6117; a heel (as protuberant); hence, a track; figuratively, the rear (of an army):—heel, (horse-) hoof, last, lier in wait (by mistake for H6120), (foot-) step.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H6119 in the following manner: heel (6x), footsteps (3x), horsehoofs (1x), at the last (1x), steps (1x), liers in wait (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H6119 in the following manner: heel (6x), footsteps (3x), horsehoofs (1x), at the last (1x), steps (1x), liers in wait (1x).
  1. heel, rear, footprint, hinder part, hoof, rear of a troop, footstep

    1. heel

    2. mark of heel, footprint

    3. hinder part, rear

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָקֵב ʻâqêb, aw-kabe'; or (feminine) עִקְּבָה ʻiqqᵉbâh; from H6117; a heel (as protuberant); hence, a track; figuratively, the rear (of an army):—heel, (horse-) hoof, last, lier in wait (by mistake for H6120), (foot-) step.
STRONGS H6119:
† I. עָקֵב noun masculine heel, footprint, hinderpart (Arabic bdb078401 heel, figurative end (of a month), bdb078402 mark, sign, trace; Aramaic עִקְבָּא, bdb078403 hell, footprint, figurative trace, mark (compare Wisdom 2:4 Syriac Version Ecclus 13:26 HCT Syriac Version), also end, extremity); — ע׳ absolute Genesis 3:15 +, construct עֲקֵב Genesis 25:26, plural construct עִקָבֵי Songs 1:8, עִקְּבֵי Genesis 49:17; Judges 5:22, עִקְּבוֺת Psalm 77:20; Psalm 89:52, etc.; —
a. heel, of man, Genesis 25:26 וְיָדוֺ אֹחֶזֶת בַּעֲקֵב אָחִיו, as object of attack from behind, Genesis 3:15 וְאַתָּה תְּשׁוּפֶנּוּ עָקֵב, Job 18:9 פַּח בְּע׳ יאֹחֵז, Jeremiah 13:22 נֶחְמְסוּ עֲקֵבָ֑יִךְ are treated violently, i.e. are rudely exposed (|| נִגְלוּ שׁוּלַיִךְ); as instrument of attack, Psalm 41:10 הִגְדִּיל עָלַי עָ׳ hath made great the heel against me, i.e. given me insidiously a great fall (figurative for taken some cruel advantage of me; compare ὑποσκελίζω); of an animal, Genesis 49:17 הַנּשֵׁח עִקְּבֵי סוּם, Judges 5:22
b. mark of heel, footprint, Songs 1:8 צְאִילָֿח בְּעִקְבֵי הַצּאֹן, Psalm 56:7 יִשְׁמְרוּ עֲקֵבַי they mark my footprints, i.e. watch me insidiously wherever I go Psalm 89:52 [Psalm 89:51] אֲשֶׁר מְשִׁיחֶ֑ךָ עִקְּבוֺת חֵֽרְפוּ i.e. followed him mockingly, of י׳ (figurative) Psalm 77:20 עִקְּבוֺתֶיךָ לֹא נוֺדָ֑עוּ thy footprints were not known (the waters closing over them).
c. hinder-part, rear (of a troop of men), Genesis 49:19 וְהוּא יָגוּב עָקֵב׃ (read עֲקֵבָם ׃ אָשֵׁר) he will troop on their rear, Joshua 8:13 עֲקֵבָם (compare Di).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

3:15; 3:15; 25:26; 25:26; 49:17; 49:17; 49:19

Joshua

8:13

Judges

5:22; 5:22

Job

18:9

Psalms

41:10; 56:7; 77:20; 77:20; 89:51; 89:52

Song of Songs

1:8; 1:8

Jeremiah

13:22

H6119

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6119 matches the Hebrew עָקֵב (ʿāqēḇ),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:15 - I will put enmity between you and the woman,
and between your offspring[fn] and her offspring;
he shall bruise your head,
and you shall bruise his heel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:26 - Afterward his brother came out with his hand holding Esau’s heel, so his name was called Jacob.[fn] Isaac was sixty years old when she bore them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:17 - Dan shall be a serpent in the way,
a viper by the path,
that bites the horse’s heels
so that his rider falls backward.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:19 - “Raiders shall raid Gad,[fn]
but he shall raid at their heels.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:13 - So they stationed the forces, the main encampment that was north of the city and its rear guard west of the city. But Joshua spent that night in the valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:22 - “Then loud beat the horses’ hoofs
with the galloping, galloping of his steeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:9 - A trap seizes him by the heel;
a snare lays hold of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:9 - Even my close friend in whom I trusted,
who ate my bread, has lifted his heel against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:6 - They stir up strife, they lurk;
they watch my steps,
as they have waited for my life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:19 - Your way was through the sea,
your path through the great waters;
yet your footprints were unseen.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:51 - with which your enemies mock, O LORD,
with which they mock the footsteps of your anointed.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:8 - He
If you do not know,
O most beautiful among women,
follow in the tracks of the flock,
and pasture your young goats
beside the shepherds’ tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:22 - And if you say in your heart,
‘Why have these things come upon me?’
it is for the greatness of your iniquity
that your skirts are lifted up
and you suffer violence.

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