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Lexicon :: Strong's H6293 - pāḡaʿ

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Strong’s Definitions

פָּגַע pâgaʻ, paw-gah'; a primitive root; to impinge, by accident or violence, or (figuratively) by importunity:—come (betwixt), cause to entreat, fall (upon), make intercession, intercessor, intreat, lay, light (upon), meet (together), pray, reach, run.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x

The KJV translates Strong's H6293 in the following manner: fall (12x), meet (11x), reach (7x), intercession (4x), intreat (2x), entreat (1x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x
The KJV translates Strong's H6293 in the following manner: fall (12x), meet (11x), reach (7x), intercession (4x), intreat (2x), entreat (1x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. to encounter, meet, reach, entreat, make intercession

    1. (Qal)

      1. to meet, light upon, join

      2. to meet (of kindness)

      3. to encounter, fall upon (of hostility)

      4. to encounter, entreat (of request)

      5. to strike, touch (of boundary)

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to cause to light upon

      2. to cause to entreat

      3. to make entreaty, interpose

      4. to make attack

      5. to reach the mark

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פָּגַע pâgaʻ, paw-gah'; a primitive root; to impinge, by accident or violence, or (figuratively) by importunity:—come (betwixt), cause to entreat, fall (upon), make intercession, intercessor, intreat, lay, light (upon), meet (together), pray, reach, run.
STRONGS H6293: Abbreviations
פָּגַע verb meet, encounter, reach (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic פְּגַע, bdb080306; possibly akin to Arabic bdb080307, bdb080308 happen to, light upon; bdb080309 is pain, afflict); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular פ׳ 1 Kings 2:32 +, suffix וּפְגָעוֺ consecutive Amos 5:19, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיִּפְגַּע Genesis 28:11+; 1st person plural נְפְגַּע Job 21:15, etc.; Imperative masculine singular פְּגַע Judges 8:21+; masculine plural פִּגְצוּ Genesis 23:8; Infinitive construct לִפְגֹּע 1 Samuel 22:17, suffix פִּגְעוֹ Numbers 35:19, 21; —
1. meet, light upon, with accusative of person 1 Samuel 10:5; Exodus 5:20 (J), with suffix person Amos 5:19; שׁוֺר פ׳ Exodus 23:4; with ב person Genesis 32:2; [Genesis 32:1 (E), Numbers 35:19, 21 (P); with ב location Genesis 28:11 (E).
2. meet, with kindness, with accusative of person Isaiah 64:5 (subject י׳), so Isaiah 47:3 according to Ew De Di and others; CheHpt אֶפְרַע (reading, with Du, אמר for אָדָם).
3. encounter with hostility, fall upon with ב person Joshua 2:16 (JE), Judges 8:21; Judges 15:12; Judges 18:25; 1 Samuel 22:17, 18 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 1:15; 1 Kings 2:25, 29, 31, 32, 34, 46; Ruth 2:22; of God, with accusative (suffix), + ב instrumental Exodus 5:3.
4. encounter with request, entreat, with ב person Jeremiah 7:16; Job 21:15, followed by clause Jeremiah 27:18; Ruth 1:16, + ל person on whose behalf Genesis 23:8
5. strike, touch, of boundary, with ב location Joshua 16:7; Joshua 19:11, 22, 26, 27, 34 (twice in verse), compare Joshua 17:10; with אֶל location Joshua 19:11.
1. cause to light upon, Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִפְגִּיעַ with accusative of thing + ב person Isaiah 53:6.
2. cause one (accusative) to entreat 1st person singular הִפְגַּעְתִּי (ב person) Jeremiah 15:11 (otherwise Gie; Co strike out see as gloss).
3. make entreaty, 3rd person plural הִפְגִּעוּ Jeremiah 36:25 with ב person; more generally interpose, Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַפְגִּיעַ Isaiah 53:12, with ל person in whose behalf; Participle מַפְגִּיעַ Isaiah 59:16 one interposing.
4. make attack, only Participle Job 36:32 assailant, but Ol Bu Du and others מִפְגָּע mark.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


23:8; 23:8; 28:11; 28:11; 32:1


5:3; 5:20; 23:4


35:19; 35:19; 35:21; 35:21


2:16; 16:7; 17:10; 19:11; 19:11; 19:22; 19:26; 19:27; 19:34


8:21; 8:21; 15:12; 18:25


1:16; 2:22

1 Samuel

10:5; 22:17; 22:17; 22:18

2 Samuel


1 Kings

2:25; 2:29; 2:31; 2:32; 2:32; 2:34; 2:46


21:15; 21:15; 36:32


47:3; 53:6; 53:12; 59:16; 64:5


7:16; 15:11; 27:18; 36:25


5:19; 5:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6293 matches the Hebrew פָּגַע (pāḡaʿ),
which occurs 46 times in 43 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:8 - And he communed with them, saying, If it be your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and entreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:11 - And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took one of the stones of the place, and put it under his head, and lay down in that place to sleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:1 - And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:3 - And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days’ journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice unto Jehovah our God, lest he fall upon us with pestilence, or with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:20 - And they met Moses and Aaron, who stood in the way, as they came forth from Pharaoh:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:4 - If thou meet thine enemy’s ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:19 - The avenger of blood shall himself put the murderer to death: when he meeteth him, he shall put him to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:21 - or in enmity smote him with his hand, so that he died; he that smote him shall surely be put to death; he is a murderer: the avenger of blood shall put the murderer to death, when he meeteth him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:16 - And she said unto them, Get you to the mountain, lest the pursuers light upon you; and hide yourselves there three days, until the pursuers be returned: and afterward may ye go your way.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:7 - and it went down from Janoah to Ataroth, and to Naarah, and reached unto Jericho, and went out at the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:10 - southward it was Ephraim’s, and northward it was Manasseh’s, and the sea was his border; and they reached to Asher on the north, and to Issachar on the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:11 - and their border went up westward, even to Maralah, and reached to Dabbesheth; and it reached to the brook that is before Jokneam;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:22 - and the border reached to Tabor, and Shahazumah, and Beth-shemesh; and the goings out of their border were at the Jordan: sixteen cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:26 - and Allammelech, and Amad, and Mishal; and it reached to Carmel westward, and to Shihor-libnath;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:27 - and it turned toward the sunrising to Beth-dagon, and reached to Zebulun, and to the valley of Iphtah-el northward to Beth-emek and Neiel; and it went out to Cabul on the left hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:34 - and the border turned westward to Aznoth-tabor, and went out from thence to Hukkok; and it reached to Zebulun on the south, and reached to Asher on the west, and to Judah at the Jordan toward the sunrising.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:21 - Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, Rise thou, and fall upon us; for as the man is, so is his strength. And Gideon arose, and slew Zebah and Zalmunna, and took the crescents that were on their camels’ necks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:12 - And they said unto him, We are come down to bind thee, that we may deliver thee into the hand of the Philistines. And Samson said unto them, Swear unto me, that ye will not fall upon me yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:25 - And the children of Dan said unto him, Let not thy voice be heard among us, lest angry fellows fall upon you, and thou lose thy life, with the lives of thy household.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:16 - And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave thee, and to return from following after thee, for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge; thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God;
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:22 - And Naomi said unto Ruth her daughter-in-law, It is good, my daughter, that thou go out with his maidens, and that they meet thee not in any other field.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:5 - After that thou shalt come to the hill of God, where is the garrison of the Philistines: and it shall come to pass, when thou art come thither to the city, that thou shalt meet a band of prophets coming down from the high place with a psaltery, and a timbrel, and a pipe, and a harp, before them; and they will be prophesying:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:17 - And the king said unto the guard that stood about him, Turn, and slay the priests of Jehovah; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew that he fled, and did not disclose it to me. But the servants of the king would not put forth their hand to fall upon the priests of Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:18 - And the king said to Doeg, Turn thou, and fall upon the priests. And Doeg the Edomite turned, and he fell upon the priests, and he slew on that day fourscore and five persons that did wear a linen ephod.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:15 - And David called one of the young men, and said, Go near, and fall upon him. And he smote him, so that he died.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:25 - And king Solomon sent by Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he fell upon him, so that he died.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:29 - And it was told king Solomon, Joab is fled unto the Tent of Jehovah, and, behold, he is by the altar. Then Solomon sent Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, saying, Go, fall upon him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:31 - And the king said unto him, Do as he hath said, and fall upon him, and bury him; that thou mayest take away the blood, which Joab shed without cause, from me and from my father’s house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:32 - And Jehovah will return his blood upon his own head, because he fell upon two men more righteous and better than he, and slew them with the sword, and my father David knew it not, to wit, Abner the son of Ner, captain of the host of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, captain of the host of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:34 - Then Benaiah the son of Jehoiada went up, and fell upon him, and slew him; and he was buried in his own house in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:46 - So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he went out, and fell upon him, so that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:15 -
What is the Almighty, that we should serve him?
And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:32 -
He covereth his hands with the lightning,
And giveth it a charge that it strike the mark.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:3 - Thy nakedness shall be uncovered, yea, thy shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, and will spare no man.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:6 - All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and Jehovah hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:12 - Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he poured out his soul unto death, and was numbered with the transgressors: yet he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:16 - And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his own arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it upheld him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:5 - Thou meetest him that rejoiceth and worketh righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: behold, thou wast wroth, and we sinned: in them have we been of long time; and shall we be saved?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:16 - Therefore pray not thou for this people, neither lift up cry nor prayer for them, neither make intercession to me; for I will not hear thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:11 - Jehovah said, Verily I will strengthen thee for good; verily I will cause the enemy to make supplication unto thee in the time of evil and in the time of affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:18 - But if they be prophets, and if the word of Jehovah be with them, let them now make intercession to Jehovah of hosts, that the vessels which are left in the house of Jehovah, and in the house of the king of Judah, and at Jerusalem, go not to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:25 - Moreover Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll; but he would not hear them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:19 - As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.
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