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Lexicon :: Strong's H79 - 'āḇaq

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אָבַק
Transliteration
'āḇaq
Pronunciation
aw-bak'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root, probably to float away (as vapour), but used only as denominative from אָבָק (H80)
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TWOT Reference: 12

Strong’s Definitions

אָבַק ʼâbaq, aw-bak'; a primitive root, probably to float away (as vapor), but used only as denominative from H80; to bedust, i.e. grapple:—wrestle.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H79 in the following manner: wrestled (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H79 in the following manner: wrestled (2x).
  1. (Niphal) to wrestle, grapple (get dusty), bedust

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָבַק ʼâbaq, aw-bak'; a primitive root, probably to float away (as vapor), but used only as denominative from H80; to bedust, i.e. grapple:—wrestle.
STRONGS H79:
† [אָבַק] verb denominative
Niph. wrestle (= get dusty, compare κόνις, κονίω, see also StrPirke Aboth, 1, 4 מִתְאַבֵּק בַּעֲפַר רַגְלֵיהֶם = sit at their feet; others, e.g. Di, compare H2263 חבק). וַיֵּאָבֵק עִם Genesis 32:25; Infinitive suffix בְּהֵאָֽבְקוֺ עִם Genesis 32:26.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

32:25; 32:26

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H79 matches the Hebrew אָבַק ('āḇaq),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:24 - Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled H79 with him until daybreak.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:25 - When he saw that he had not prevailed against him, he touched the socket of his thigh; so the socket of Jacob’s thigh was dislocated while he wrestled H79 with him.

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