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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 - And I will put enmity
Between you and the woman,
And between your seed and her seed;
He shall [fn]bruise you on the head,
And you shall bruise him on the heel.” H6119
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:26 - Afterward his brother came forth with his hand holding on to Esau’s heel, H6119 so his name was called [fn]Jacob; and Isaac was sixty years old when she gave birth to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:17 - “Dan shall be a serpent in the way,
A horned snake in the path,
That bites the horse’s heels, H6119
So that his rider falls backward.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:19 - “As for Gad, [fn]raiders shall raid him,
But he will raid at their [fn]heels. H6119
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:13 - So they stationed the people, all the army that was on the north side of the city, and its rear H6119 guard H6119 on the west side of the city, and Joshua spent that night in the midst of the valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:22 - “Then the horses’ hoofs H6119 beat
From the dashing, the dashing of his [fn]valiant steeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:9 - “A snare seizes him by the heel, H6119
And a trap snaps shut on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:9 - Even my close friend in whom I trusted,
Who ate my bread,
Has lifted up his heel H6119 against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:6 - They [fn]attack, they lurk,
They watch my [fn]steps, H6119
As they have waited to take my [fn]life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:19 - Your way was in the sea
And Your paths in the mighty waters,
And Your footprints H6119 may not be known.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:51 - With which Your enemies have reproached, O LORD,
With which they have reproached the footsteps H6119 of Your anointed.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:8 - [fn]If you yourself do not know,
Most beautiful among women,
Go forth on the trail H6119 of the flock
And pasture your young goats
By the tents of the shepherds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:22 - “If you say in your heart,
‘Why have these things happened to me?’
Because of the magnitude of your iniquity
Your skirts have been removed
And your heels H6119 have [fn]been exposed.

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