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Lexicon :: Strong's H644 - 'āp̄â

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 143

Strong’s Definitions

אָפָה ʼâphâh, aw-faw'; a primitive root; to cook, especially to bake:—bake(-r, (-meats)).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H644 in the following manner: bake (13x), baker (11x), bakemeats (with H4639) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H644 in the following manner: bake (13x), baker (11x), bakemeats (with H4639) (1x).
  1. to bake

    1. (Qal)

      1. to bake

      2. (subst) baker

    2. (Niphal) to be baked, baked

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָפָה ʼâphâh, aw-faw'; a primitive root; to cook, especially to bake:—bake(-r, (-meats)).
STRONGS H644: Abbreviations
אָפָה verb bake (Assyrian êpû, Zim BP 43 Aramaic axPAe  ) —
Qal Perfect, א׳ Genesis 19:3; אָפִיתִי Isaiah 44:19; וְאָפו consecutive Leviticus 26:26 etc.; Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular suffix וַתֹּפֵהו 1 Samuel 28:24; יאֹפו Ezekiel 46:20; תּאֹפו Exodus 16:23; Imperative אֵפו Exodus 16:23; Participle אֹפֶה Genesis 40:1+; אֹפֵהֶם Hosea 7:6; plural אֹפִים Genesis 40:16 +; אֹפוֺת 1 Samuel 8:13, etc. — bake, object לֶחֶם Leviticus 26:26 (H) Isaiah 44:15, 19 (compare Jeremiah 37:21); מַצּוֺת Genesis 19:3 (J) 1 Samuel 28:24 עֻגוֺת מצות Exodus 12:39 (J); חַלּוֺת Leviticus 24:5 (H); מִנְחָה Ezekiel 46:20; מָן Exodus 16:23 (twice in verse). (P; — with 2nd object of material Exodus 12:39 בָּצֵק, Leviticus 24:5 סֹלֶת, 1 Samuel 28:24 קֶמַח). Participle always as substantive baker Genesis 40:1, 2, 5, 16, 17, 20, 22; Genesis 41:10 (all E) Hosea 7:4, 6; Jeremiah 37:21 מִחוּץ הָא׳ out of the bakers' street; also 1 Samuel 8:13 (|| טַבָּחוֺת, רַקָּחוֺת only here feminine) Nowhere as a menial office, not even 1 Samuel 8:13 where despotic power & growth of court emphasized.
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תֵּאָפֶה Leviticus 6:10; Leviticus 7:9; 3rd person feminine plural תֵּאָפֶינָה Leviticus 23:17; — passive of Qal be baked, baken of לֶחֶם Leviticus 23:17; מִנְחָה Leviticus 7:9; compare Leviticus 6:10.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


19:3; 19:3; 40:1; 40:1; 40:2; 40:5; 40:16; 40:16; 40:17; 40:20; 40:22; 41:10


12:39; 12:39; 16:23; 16:23; 16:23


6:10; 6:10; 7:9; 7:9; 23:17; 23:17; 24:5; 24:5; 26:26; 26:26

1 Samuel

8:13; 8:13; 8:13; 28:24; 28:24; 28:24


44:15; 44:19; 44:19


37:21; 37:21


46:20; 46:20


7:4; 7:6; 7:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H644 matches the Hebrew אָפָה ('āp̄â),
which occurs 25 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:3 - And he pressed upon them greatly; and they turned in unto him, and entered into his house; and he made them a feast, and did bake H644 unleavened bread, and they did eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:1 - And it came to pass after these things, that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker H644 had offended their lord the king of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:2 - And Pharaoh was wroth against two of his officers, against the chief of the butlers, and against the chief of the bakers. H644
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:5 - And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker H644 of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:16 - When the chief baker H644 saw that the interpretation was good, he said unto Joseph, I also was in my dream, and, behold, I had three white baskets on my head:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:17 - And in the uppermost basket there was of all manner of bakemeats H644 for Pharaoh; and the birds did eat them out of the basket upon my head.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:20 - And it came to pass the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, that he made a feast unto all his servants: and he lifted up the head of the chief butler and of the chief baker H644 among his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:22 - But he hanged the chief baker: H644 as Joseph had interpreted to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:10 - Pharaoh was wroth with his servants, and put me in ward in the captain of the guard's house, both me and the chief baker: H644
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:39 - And they baked H644 unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened; because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry, neither had they prepared for themselves any victual.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:23 - And he said unto them, This is that which the LORD hath said, To morrow is the rest of the holy sabbath unto the LORD: bake H644 that which ye will bake H644 to day, and seethe that ye will seethe; and that which remaineth over lay up for you to be kept until the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:17 - It shall not be baken H644 with leaven. I have given it unto them for their portion of my offerings made by fire; it is most holy, as is the sin offering, and as the trespass offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:9 - And all the meat offering that is baken H644 in the oven, and all that is dressed in the fryingpan, and in the pan, shall be the priest's that offereth it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:17 - Ye shall bring out of your habitations two wave loaves of two tenth deals: they shall be of fine flour; they shall be baken H644 with leaven; they are the firstfruits unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:5 - And thou shalt take fine flour, and bake H644 twelve cakes thereof: two tenth deals shall be in one cake.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:26 - And when I have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake H644 your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver you your bread again by weight: and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:13 - And he will take your daughters to be confectionaries, and to be cooks, and to be bakers. H644
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:24 - And the woman had a fat calf in the house; and she hasted, and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and did bake H644 unleavened bread thereof:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:15 - Then shall it be for a man to burn: for he will take thereof, and warm himself; yea, he kindleth it, and baketh H644 bread; yea, he maketh a god, and worshippeth it; he maketh it a graven image, and falleth down thereto.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:19 - And none considereth in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked H644 bread upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:21 - Then Zedekiah the king commanded that they should commit Jeremiah into the court of the prison, and that they should give him daily a piece of bread out of the bakers' H644 street, until all the bread in the city were spent. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:20 - Then said he unto me, This is the place where the priests shall boil the trespass offering and the sin offering, where they shall bake H644 the meat offering; that they bear them not out into the utter court, to sanctify the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:4 - They are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, H644 who ceaseth from raising after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:6 - For they have made ready their heart like an oven, whiles they lie in wait: their baker H644 sleepeth all the night; in the morning it burneth as a flaming fire.
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