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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: Abbreviations
† 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 - וְאֵיבָה אָשִׁית בֵּינְךָ וּבֵין הָאִשָּׁה וּבֵין זַרְעֲךָ וּבֵין זַרְעָהּ הוּא יְשׁוּפְךָ רֹאשׁ וְאַתָּה תְּשׁוּפֶנּוּ עָקֵב׃ ס
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:26 - וְאַחֲרֵי־כֵן יָצָא אָחִיו וְיָדֹו אֹחֶזֶת בַּעֲקֵב עֵשָׂו וַיִּקְרָא שְׁמֹו יַעֲקֹב וְיִצְחָק בֶּן־שִׁשִּׁים שָׁנָה בְּלֶדֶת אֹתָם׃
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:17 - יְהִי־דָן נָחָשׁ עֲלֵי־דֶרֶךְ שְׁפִיפֹן עֲלֵי־אֹרַח הַנֹּשֵׁךְ עִקְּבֵי־סוּס וַיִּפֹּל רֹכְבֹו אָחֹור׃
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:19 - גָּד גְּדוּד יְגוּדֶנּוּ וְהוּא יָגֻד עָקֵב׃ ס
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:13 - וַיָּשִׂימוּ הָעָם אֶת־כָּל־הַמַּחֲנֶה אֲשֶׁר מִצְּפֹון לָעִיר וְאֶת־עֲקֵבֹו מִיָּם לָעִיר וַיֵּלֶךְ יְהֹושֻׁעַ בַּלַּיְלָה הַהוּא בְּתֹוךְ הָעֵמֶק׃
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:22 - אָז הָלְמוּ עִקְּבֵי־סוּס מִדַּהֲרֹות דַּהֲרֹות אַבִּירָיו׃
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:9 - יֹאחֵז בְּעָקֵב פָּח יַחֲזֵק עָלָיו צַמִּים׃
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:9 - גַּם־אִישׁ שְׁלֹומִי אֲשֶׁר־בָּטַחְתִּי בֹו אֹוכֵל לַחְמִי הִגְדִּיל עָלַי עָקֵב׃
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:6 - יָגוּרוּ יצפינו הֵמָּה עֲקֵבַי יִשְׁמֹרוּ כַּאֲשֶׁר קִוּוּ נַפְשִׁי׃
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:19 - בַּיָּם דַּרְכֶּךָ ושֶׂביליך בְּמַיִם רַבִּים וְעִקְּבֹותֶיךָ לֹא נֹדָעוּ׃
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:51 - אֲשֶׁר חֵרְפוּ אֹויְבֶיךָ יְהוָה אֲשֶׁר חֵרְפוּ עִקְּבֹות מְשִׁיחֶךָ׃
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:8 - אִם־לֹא תֵדְעִי לָךְ הַיָּפָה בַּנָּשִׁים צְאִי־לָךְ בְּעִקְבֵי הַצֹּאן וּרְעִי אֶת־גְּדִיֹּתַיִךְ עַל מִשְׁכְּנֹות הָרֹעִים׃ ס
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:22 - וְכִי תֹאמְרִי בִּלְבָבֵךְ מַדּוּעַ קְרָאֻנִי אֵלֶּה בְּרֹב עֲוֹנֵךְ נִגְלוּ שׁוּלַיִךְ נֶחְמְסוּ עֲקֵבָיִךְ׃
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