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Lexicon :: Strong's H6298 - pāḡaš

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1733

Strong’s Definitions

פָּגַשׁ pâgash, paw-gash'; a primitive root; to come in contact with, whether by accident or violence; figuratively, to concur:—meet (with, together).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H6298 in the following manner: meet (14x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H6298 in the following manner: meet (14x).
  1. to meet, join, encounter

    1. (Qal) to meet, encounter

    2. (Niphal) to meet together, meet each other

    3. (Piel) to meet, encounter

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פָּגַשׁ pâgash, paw-gash'; a primitive root; to come in contact with, whether by accident or violence; figuratively, to concur:—meet (with, together).
STRONGS H6298: Abbreviations
† [פָּגַשׁ] verb meet, encounter (synonym מָּגַע); —
Qal Perfect 1st person singular פָּגָ֑שְׁתִּי Genesis 33:8; 3rd person plural consecutive וּפָֽגְשׁוּ Isaiah 34:14; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יִפְ־גָֽשְׁךָ֫ Genesis 32:18 (Gi; Baer יִֽפְגָֽשְׁךָ֫; van d. H. יִֽפְגָּֽשְׁךָ֫), וַיִּפְגְּשֵׁהוּ Exodus 4:24, 27; 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּפְגֿשׁ 1 Samuel 25:20 (read probably וַתִּפְגּשׁ Ges§ 47 k, compare van d. H.), etc.; Infinitive absolute פָּגוֹש Proverbs 17:12; construct פְּגשׁ Jeremiah 41:6; — meet, with accusative Genesis 33:8; 1 Samuel 25:20; Isaiah 34:14; Jeremiah 41:6, so with suffix Genesis 32:18; Exodus 4:24, 27; 2 Samuel 2:13; meet, encounter, of bear, with ב person Proverbs 17:12, of י׳ (like a bear) Hosea 13:8 (with suffix person).
Niph. meet together, each other, Perfect 3rd person plural נִפְגָּ֑שׁוּ Proverbs 22:2; Proverbs 29:13, figurative of חֶסֶד וֶאֱמֶת Psalm 85:11.
Pi. intensive Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יְפַגְּשׁוּ חשֶׁךְ Job 5:14 they keep encountering darkness in the daytime.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


32:18; 32:18; 33:8; 33:8


4:24; 4:24; 4:27; 4:27

1 Samuel

25:20; 25:20

2 Samuel







17:12; 17:12; 22:2; 29:13


34:14; 34:14


41:6; 41:6




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6298 matches the Hebrew פָּגַשׁ (pāḡaš),
which occurs 14 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:17 - He instructed the servant leading the first herd, "When my brother Esau meets you and asks, 'To whom do you belong? Where are you going? Whose herds are you driving?'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:8 - Esau then asked, "What did you intend by sending all these herds to meet me?" Jacob replied, "To find favor in your sight, my lord."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:24 - Now on the way, at a place where they stopped for the night, the LORD met Moses and sought to kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:27 - The LORD said to Aaron, "Go to the wilderness to meet Moses. So he went and met him at the mountain of God and greeted him with a kiss.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:20 - Riding on her donkey, she went down under cover of the mountain. David and his men were coming down to meet her, and she encountered them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:13 - Joab son of Zeruiah and the servants of David also went out and confronted them at the pool of Gibeon. One group stationed themselves on one side of the pool, and the other group on the other side of the pool.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:14 - They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope about in the noontime as if it were night.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:10 - Loyal love and faithfulness meet; deliverance and peace greet each other with a kiss.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:12 - It is better for a person to meet a mother bear being robbed of her cubs, than to encounter a fool in his folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:2 - The rich and the poor meet together; the LORD is the creator of them both.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:13 - The poor person and the oppressor have this in common: the LORD gives light to the eyes of them both.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:14 - Wild animals and wild dogs will congregate there; wild goats will bleat to one another. Yes, nocturnal animals will rest there and make for themselves a nest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:6 - Ishmael son of Nethaniah went out from Mizpah to meet them. He was pretending to cry as he walked along. When he met them, he said to them, "Come with me to meet Gedaliah son of Ahikam."
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:8 - I will attack them like a bear robbed of her cubs - I will rip open their chests. I will devour them there like a lion - like a wild animal would tear them apart.
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