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Lexicon :: Strong's H6135 - ʿāqār

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TWOT Reference: 1682a

Strong’s Definitions

עָקָר ʻâqâr, aw-kawr'; from H6131; sterile (as if extirpated in the generative organs):—(× male or female) barren (woman).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H6135 in the following manner: barren (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H6135 in the following manner: barren (12x).
  1. barren, sterile

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָקָר ʻâqâr, aw-kawr'; from H6131; sterile (as if extirpated in the generative organs):—(× male or female) barren (woman).
STRONGS H6135: Abbreviations
עָקָר adjective barren; — ע׳ of male Deuteronomy 7:14, עֲקָרָה of female Deuteronomy 7:14 (mankind and beasts), Exodus 23:26 (E; female); elsewhere of women Genesis 11:30; Genesis 25:21; Genesis 29:31 (all J), Judges 13:2, 3; 1 Samuel 2:5; Job 24:21; Psalm 113:9 (עֲקֶרֶת construct); of personified Zion Isaiah 54:1.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


11:30; 25:21; 29:31




7:14; 7:14


13:2; 13:3

1 Samuel









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Strong's Number H6135 matches the Hebrew עָקָר (ʿāqār),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:30 - Sarai was unable H6135 to H6135 conceive H6135; she did not have a child.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:21 - Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was unable H6135 to H6135 have H6135 children H6135; and the LORD [fn]answered him, and his wife Rebekah conceived.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:31 - Now the LORD saw that Leah was [fn]unloved, and He opened her womb, but Rachel was unable H6135 to H6135 have H6135 children H6135.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:26 - “There will be no one miscarrying or unable H6135 to H6135 have H6135 children H6135 in your land; I will fulfill the number of your days.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:14 - “You shall be blessed above all peoples; there will be no sterile H6135 male H6135 or infertile H6135 female H6135 among you or among your cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:2 - And there was a man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was infertile H6135 and had not given birth to any children.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:3 - Then the angel of the LORD appeared to the woman and said to her, “Behold now, you are infertile H6135 and have not given birth; but you will conceive and give birth to a son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:5 - “Those who were full hire themselves out for bread,
But those who were hungry cease to be hungry.
Even the infertile H6135 woman H6135 gives birth to seven,
But she who has many children languishes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:21 - “He wrongs the [fn]infertile H6135 woman H6135,
And does no good for the widow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 113:9 - He has the infertile H6135 woman H6135 live in the house
As a joyful mother of children.
[fn]Praise [fn]the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:1 - “Shout for joy, infertile H6135 one H6135, you who have not given birth to any child;
Break forth into joyful shouting and cry aloud, you who have not been in labor;
For the sons of the desolate one will be more numerous
Than the sons of the married woman,” says the LORD.
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