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Lexicon :: Strong's H6293 - pāḡaʿ

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TWOT Reference: 1731

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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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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 spoke with them, saying, “If it is your [fn]wish for me to bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and approach H6293 Ephron the son of Zohar for me,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:11 - He [fn]came H6293 to [fn]a certain place and spent the night there, because the sun had set; and he took one of the stones of the place and put it [fn]under his head, and lay down in that place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:1 - Now as Jacob went on his way, the angels of God met H6293 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:3 - Then they said, “The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Please, let us go a three days’ journey into the wilderness that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God, otherwise He will fall H6293 upon us with pestilence or with the sword.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:20 - When they left Pharaoh’s presence, they met H6293 Moses and Aaron as they were [fn]waiting for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:4 - “If you meet H6293 your enemy’s ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall surely return it to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:19 - ‘The blood avenger himself shall put the murderer to death; he shall put him to death when he meets H6293 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:21 - or if he struck him down with his hand in enmity, and as a result he died, the one who struck him shall surely be put to death, he is a murderer; the blood avenger shall put the murderer to death when he meets H6293 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:16 - She said to them, “Go to the hill country, so that the pursuers will not happen H6293 upon you, and hide yourselves there for three days until the pursuers return. Then afterward you may go on your way.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:7 - It went down from Janoah to Ataroth and to Naarah, then reached H6293 Jericho and came out at the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:10 - The south side belonged to Ephraim and the north side to Manasseh, and the sea was [fn]their border; and they reached H6293 to Asher on the north and to Issachar on the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:11 - Then their border went up to the west and to Maralah, it then [fn]touched H6293 Dabbesheth and reached H6293 to the [fn]brook that is before Jokneam.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:22 - The border reached H6293 to Tabor and Shahazumah and Beth-shemesh, and [fn]their border ended at the Jordan; sixteen cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:26 - and Allammelech and Amad and Mishal; and it reached H6293 to Carmel on the west and to Shihor-libnath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:27 - It turned toward the [fn]east to Beth-dagon and reached H6293 to Zebulun, and to the valley of Iphtahel northward to Beth-emek and Neiel; then it proceeded on [fn]north to Cabul,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:34 - Then the border turned westward to Aznoth-tabor and proceeded from there to Hukkok; and it reached H6293 to Zebulun on the south and [fn]touched H6293 Asher on the west, and to Judah at the Jordan toward the [fn]east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:21 - Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, “Rise up yourself, and fall H6293 on us; for as the man, so is his strength.” So Gideon arose and killed Zebah and Zalmunna, and took the crescent ornaments which were on their camels’ necks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:12 - They said to him, “We have come down to bind you so that we may give you into the hands of the Philistines.” And Samson said to them, “Swear to me that you will not [fn]kill H6293 me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:25 - The sons of Dan said to him, “Do not let your voice be heard among us, or else [fn]fierce men will fall H6293 upon you and you will [fn]lose your life, with the lives of your household.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:16 - But Ruth said, “Do not urge H6293 me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:22 - Naomi said to Ruth her daughter-in-law, “It is good, my daughter, that you go out with his maids, so that others do not fall H6293 upon you in another field.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:5 - “Afterward you will come to [fn]the hill of God where the Philistine garrison is; and it shall be as soon as you have come there to the city, that you will meet H6293 a group of prophets coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and a lyre before them, and they will be prophesying.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:17 - And the king said to the [fn]guards who were attending him, “Turn around and put the priests of the LORD to death, because their hand also is with David and because they knew that he was fleeing and did not [fn]reveal it to me.” But the servants of the king were not willing to put forth their hands to [fn]attack H6293 the priests of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:18 - Then the king said to Doeg, “You turn around and [fn]attack H6293 the priests.” And Doeg the Edomite turned around and [fn]attacked H6293 the priests, and he killed that day eighty-five men who wore the linen ephod.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:15 - And David called one of the young men and said, “Go, [fn]cut H6293 him down.” H6293 So he struck him and he died.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:25 - So King Solomon sent Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he fell H6293 upon him so that he died.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:29 - It was told King Solomon that Joab had fled to the tent of the LORD, and behold, he is beside the altar. Then Solomon sent Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, saying, “Go, fall H6293 upon him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:31 - The king said to him, “Do as he has spoken and fall H6293 upon him and bury him, that you may remove from me and from my father’s house the blood which Joab shed without cause.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:32 - “The LORD will return his blood on his own head, because he fell H6293 upon two men more righteous and better than he and killed them with the sword, while my father David did not know it: Abner the son of Ner, commander of the army of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, commander of the army of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:34 - Then Benaiah the son of Jehoiada went up and fell H6293 upon him and put him to death, and he was buried at 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 H6293 upon him so that he died. Thus the kingdom was established in the hands of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:15 - [fn]Who is [fn]the Almighty, that we should serve Him,
And what would we gain if we entreat H6293 Him?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:32 - “He covers His hands with the [fn]lightning,
And commands it to strike H6293 the mark. H6293
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:3 - “Your nakedness will be uncovered,
Your shame also will be exposed;
I will take vengeance and will not [fn]spare H6293 a man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:6 - All of us like sheep have gone astray,
Each of us has turned to his own way;
But the LORD has caused the iniquity of us all
To [fn]fall H6293 on Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:12 - Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the great,
And He will divide the booty with the strong;
Because He poured out [fn]Himself to death,
And was numbered with the transgressors;
Yet He Himself bore the sin of many,
And interceded H6293 for the transgressors.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:16 - And He saw that there was no man,
And was astonished that there was no one to intercede; H6293
Then His own arm brought salvation to Him,
And His righteousness upheld Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:5 - You meet H6293 him who rejoices in doing righteousness,
Who remembers You in Your ways.
Behold, You were angry, for we sinned,
We continued in them a long time;
And shall we be saved?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:16 - “As for you, do not pray for this people, and do not lift up cry or prayer for them, and do not intercede H6293 with Me; for I do not hear you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:11 - The LORD said, “Surely I will set you free for purposes of good;
Surely I will cause the enemy to make H6293 supplication H6293 to you
In a time of disaster and a time of distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:18 - “But if they are prophets, and if the word of the LORD is with them, let them now entreat H6293 the LORD of hosts that the vessels which are left in the house of the LORD, in the house of the king of Judah and in Jerusalem may not go to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:25 - Even though Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah pleaded H6293 with the king not to burn the scroll, he would not listen to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:19 - As when a man flees from a lion
And a bear meets H6293 him,
[fn]Or goes home, leans his hand against the wall
And a snake bites him.
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