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Lexicon :: Strong's H6137 - ʿaqrāḇ

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עַקְרָב
Transliteration
ʿaqrāḇ
Pronunciation
ak-rawb'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain derivation
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TWOT Reference: 1683

Strong’s Definitions

עַקְרָב ʻaqrâb, ak-rawb'; of uncertain derivation; a scorpion; figuratively, a scourge or knotted whip:—scorpion.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H6137 in the following manner: scorpion (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H6137 in the following manner: scorpion (6x).
  1. scorpion

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַקְרָב ʻaqrâb, ak-rawb'; of uncertain derivation; a scorpion; figuratively, a scourge or knotted whip:—scorpion.
STRONGS H6137:
עַקְרָב noun masculine scorpion (apparently quadriliteral; Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian aḳrabu; Ethiopic bdb078511; Arabic bdb078512; Targum עַקְרַבָּא); **< [feminine] as in Late Hebrew, Syriac, Mandaean, Arabic (Levy gives Talmud [Aramaic] as masculine, but are readings correct?), Nöldeke (privately). — absolute עַקְרָב Deuteronomy 8:15 (collective; of wilderness), plural עַקְרַבִּים Ezekiel 2:6 (figurative of enemies); יִסַּר בָּע׳ 1 Kings 12:11, 14 2 Chronicles 10:11, 14, i.e. scourges with points, stings. — See also H4610 מַעֲלֵה עַקְרַבִּים.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Deuteronomy

8:15

1 Kings

12:11; 12:14

2 Chronicles

10:11; 10:14

Ezekiel

2:6

H6137

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6137 matches the Hebrew עַקְרָב (ʿaqrāḇ),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:15 - Who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness, wherein were fiery serpents, and scorpions, H6137 and drought, where there was no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:11 - And now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father hath chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions. H6137
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:14 - And spake to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke: my father also chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions. H6137
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:11 - For whereas my father put a heavy yoke upon you, I will put more to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions. H6137
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:14 - And answered them after the advice of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add thereto: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions. H6137
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:6 - And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: H6137 be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

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