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Lexicon :: Strong's H8628 - tāqaʿ

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2541

Strong’s Definitions

תָּקַע tâqaʻ, taw-kah'; a primitive root; to clatter, i.e. slap (the hands together), clang (an instrument); by analogy, to drive (a nail or tent-pin, a dart, etc.); by implication, to become bondsman by handclasping):—blow (a trumpet), cast, clap, fasten, pitch (tent), smite, sound, strike, × suretiship, thrust.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 69x

The KJV translates Strong's H8628 in the following manner: blow (46x), fasten (5x), strike (4x), pitch (3x), thrust (2x), clap (2x), sounded (2x), cast (1x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 69x
The KJV translates Strong's H8628 in the following manner: blow (46x), fasten (5x), strike (4x), pitch (3x), thrust (2x), clap (2x), sounded (2x), cast (1x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. to blow, clap, strike, sound, thrust, give a blow, blast

    1. (Qal)

      1. to thrust, drive (of weapon)

      2. to give a blast, give a blow

      3. to strike or clap hands

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be blown, blast (of horn)

      2. to strike or pledge oneself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תָּקַע tâqaʻ, taw-kah'; a primitive root; to clatter, i.e. slap (the hands together), clang (an instrument); by analogy, to drive (a nail or tent-pin, a dart, etc.); by implication, to become bondsman by handclasping):—blow (a trumpet), cast, clap, fasten, pitch (tent), smite, sound, strike, × suretiship, thrust.
STRONGS H8628: Abbreviations
תָּקַע verb thrust, clap, give a blow, blast (Late Hebrew id.; Jewish-Aramaic תְּקַע strike, blow horn; Ethiopic bdb107503 blow trumpet); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ת׳ Genesis 31:25 +, 1st person singular וְתָקַעְתִּ֫י Jeremiah 7:18, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular תִּקְעוּ Jeremiah 3:37 +, suffix וַיִּתְקָעֵהוּ Exodus 10:19, etc.; Imperative masculine plural תִּקְעוּ Hosea 5:8 +; Infinitive absolute תָּקוֺעַ Joshua 6:9, 13; construct לִתְקוֺעַ Judges 7:12, כִּת׳ Isaiah 18:3; Participle active תִּקֵעַ Proverbs 17:18 +, ect.; passive feminine תְּקוּעָה Isaiah 22:25; —
1. thrust, drive, weapon (accusative) into (ב) a person Judges 3:21; Judges 4:21; 2 Samuel 18:14, peg into (ב) something Isaiah 22:23, 25 (compare Judges 4:21); hence pitch a tent (accusative), i.e. drive its pegs: Genesis 31:25a Jeremiah 6:3 (+ עַל against, in figure), accusative omitted Genesis 31:25b; thrust, drive, beat (strands of hair together) בַּיָּחֵד Judges 16:4, insert a; so Judges 16:13 (so Greek Version of the LXX; compare GFMComm. and PAOS Oct, 1889, 176 ff.); thrust, drive locusts seaward (ה locative), Exodus 10:19 (J); compare בְּ ת׳ 1 Samuel 31:10 of fastening bodies to wall, and similarly 1 Chronicles 10:10 (but read in both הוֺקִיעוּיקע Lag We Dr and modern).
2. give a blast, blow (German 'stossen'), with ב of instrument (usually horn or clarion) Joshua 6:4, 8, 9, 13 (twice in verse); Joshua 6:16, 20 (JE), Judges 3:27; Judges 6:34; Judges 7:18 (twice in verse); Judges 7:19, 20 + 14 times, + Numbers 10:3, 4, 8, 10 (P; see חֲצֹצְרָה), also Ezekiel 7:14 (see תָּקוֺעַ below); ת׳ alone Judges 7:20; Numbers 10:7 (P; opposed to חֵרִיעַ sound an alarm), with accusative תְּרוּעָה Numbers 10:5; Numbers 10:6; Numbers 10:6 (P; see חֲצֹצְרָה); with accusative of instrument Judges 7:22; Hosea 5:8; Isaiah 18:3; Jeremiah 4:5; Jeremiah 6:1; Jeremiah 51:27; Joel 2:1, 15; Psalm 81:4, + תקעו Joshua 6:9 (Kt; Qr תֹּקְעֵי).
3. strike, clap hands; in triumph, כַּף עָלֶיךָ ת׳ Nahum 3:19, כָ֑ף ת׳ Psalm 47:2; also (late) of gesture ratifying a bargain, specifically pledging oneself to become surety, only Proverbs (all || עַרַב): לַזָּר כַּמֶּיךָ ת׳ Proverbs 17:18; Proverbs 22:26; absolute Proverbs 11:15.
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular.
1. יִתָּקַע שׁוֺפָר Amos 3:6 if a horn be blown, compare בְּשׁ׳ יִתּ׳ Isaiah 27:13 it shall be blown (a blast shall be given) on a horn.
2. מִיהֿוּא לְיָדִי יִתֵָּֽֽֽקעַ ׃ Job 17:3 who is there that will strike himself (i.e. pledge himself) into my hand ?
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


31:25; 31:25; 31:25


10:19; 10:19


10:3; 10:4; 10:5; 10:6; 10:6; 10:7; 10:8; 10:10


6:4; 6:8; 6:9; 6:9; 6:9; 6:13; 6:13; 6:16; 6:20


3:21; 3:27; 4:21; 4:21; 6:34; 7:12; 7:18; 7:19; 7:20; 7:20; 7:22; 16:4; 16:13

1 Samuel


2 Samuel


1 Chronicles





47:2; 81:4


11:15; 17:18; 17:18; 22:26


18:3; 18:3; 22:23; 22:25; 22:25; 27:13


4:5; 6:1; 6:3; 7:18; 51:27




5:8; 5:8


2:1; 2:15





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8628 matches the Hebrew תָּקַע (tāqaʿ),
which occurs 70 times in 62 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 31:25–Jer 4:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:25 - Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched H8628 his tent in the mount: and Laban with his brethren pitched H8628 in the mount of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:19 - And the LORD turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast H8628 them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:3 - And when they shall blow H8628 with them, all the assembly shall assemble themselves to thee at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:4 - And if they blow H8628 but with one trumpet, then the princes, which are heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:5 - When ye blow H8628 an alarm, then the camps that lie on the east parts shall go forward.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:6 - When ye blow H8628 an alarm the second time, then the camps that lie on the south side shall take their journey: they shall blow H8628 an alarm for their journeys.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:7 - But when the congregation is to be gathered together, ye shall blow, H8628 but ye shall not sound an alarm.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:8 - And the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall blow H8628 with the trumpets; and they shall be to you for an ordinance for ever throughout your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:10 - Also in the day of your gladness, and in your solemn days, and in the beginnings of your months, ye shall blow H8628 with the trumpets over your burnt offerings, and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings; that they may be to you for a memorial before your God: I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:4 - And seven priests shall bear before the ark seven trumpets of rams' horns: and the seventh day ye shall compass the city seven times, and the priests shall blow H8628 with the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:8 - And it came to pass, when Joshua had spoken unto the people, that the seven priests bearing the seven trumpets of rams' horns passed on before the LORD, and blew H8628 with the trumpets: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD followed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:9 - And the armed men went before the priests that blew H8628 H8628 with the trumpets, and the rereward came after the ark, the priests going on, and blowing H8628 with the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:13 - And seven priests bearing seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the LORD went on continually, and blew H8628 with the trumpets: and the armed men went before them; but the rereward came after the ark of the LORD, the priests going on, and blowing H8628 with the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:16 - And it came to pass at the seventh time, when the priests blew H8628 with the trumpets, Joshua said unto the people, Shout; for the LORD hath given you the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:20 - So the people shouted when the priests blew H8628 with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:21 - And Ehud put forth his left hand, and took the dagger from his right thigh, and thrust H8628 it into his belly:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:27 - And it came to pass, when he was come, that he blew H8628 a trumpet in the mountain of Ephraim, and the children of Israel went down with him from the mount, and he before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:21 - Then Jael Heber's wife took a nail of the tent, and took an hammer in her hand, and went softly unto him, and smote H8628 the nail into his temples, and fastened it into the ground: for he was fast asleep and weary. So he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:34 - But the Spirit of the LORD came upon Gideon, and he blew H8628 a trumpet; and Abiezer was gathered after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:18 - When I blow H8628 with a trumpet, I and all that are with me, then blow H8628 ye the trumpets also on every side of all the camp, and say, The sword of the LORD, and of Gideon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:19 - So Gideon, and the hundred men that were with him, came unto the outside of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch; and they had but newly set the watch: and they blew H8628 the trumpets, and brake the pitchers that were in their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:20 - And the three companies blew H8628 the trumpets, and brake the pitchers, and held the lamps in their left hands, and the trumpets in their right hands to blow H8628 withal: and they cried, The sword of the LORD, and of Gideon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:22 - And the three hundred blew H8628 the trumpets, and the LORD set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Bethshittah in Zererath, and to the border of Abelmeholah, unto Tabbath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:14 - And she fastened H8628 it with the pin, and said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he awaked out of his sleep, and went away with the pin of the beam, and with the web.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:3 - And Jonathan smote the garrison of the Philistines that was in Geba, and the Philistines heard of it. And Saul blew H8628 the trumpet throughout all the land, saying, Let the Hebrews hear.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:10 - And they put his armour in the house of Ashtaroth: and they fastened H8628 his body to the wall of Bethshan.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:28 - So Joab blew H8628 a trumpet, and all the people stood still, and pursued after Israel no more, neither fought they any more.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:14 - Then said Joab, I may not tarry thus with thee. And he took three darts in his hand, and thrust H8628 them through the heart of Absalom, while he was yet alive in the midst of the oak.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:16 - And Joab blew H8628 the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel: for Joab held back the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:1 - And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew H8628 a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, O Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:22 - Then the woman went unto all the people in her wisdom. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri, and cast it out to Joab. And he blew H8628 a trumpet, and they retired from the city, every man to his tent. And Joab returned to Jerusalem unto the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:34 - And let Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anoint him there king over Israel: and blow H8628 ye with the trumpet, and say, God save king Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:39 - And Zadok the priest took an horn of oil out of the tabernacle, and anointed Solomon. And they blew H8628 the trumpet; and all the people said, God save king Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:13 - Then they hasted, and took every man his garment, and put it under him on the top of the stairs, and blew H8628 with trumpets, saying, Jehu is king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:14 - And when she looked, behold, the king stood by a pillar, as the manner was, and the princes and the trumpeters by the king, and all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew H8628 with trumpets: and Athaliah rent her clothes, and cried, Treason, Treason.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:10 - And they put his armour in the house of their gods, and fastened H8628 his head in the temple of Dagon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:13 - And she looked, and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entering in, and the princes and the trumpets by the king: and all the people of the land rejoiced, and sounded H8628 with trumpets, also the singers with instruments of musick, and such as taught to sing praise. Then Athaliah rent her clothes, and said, Treason, Treason.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:18 - For the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded H8628 the trumpet was by me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:3 - Lay down now, put me in a surety with thee; who is he that will strike H8628 hands with me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.]] O clap H8628 your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:3 - Blow up H8628 the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:1 - My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken H8628 thy hand with a stranger,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:15 - He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship H8628 is sure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:18 - A man void of understanding striketh H8628 hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:26 - Be not thou one of them that strike H8628 hands, or of them that are sureties for debts.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 18:3 - All ye inhabitants of the world, and dwellers on the earth, see ye, when he lifteth up an ensign on the mountains; and when he bloweth H8628 a trumpet, hear ye.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:23 - And I will fasten H8628 him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be for a glorious throne to his father's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:25 - In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, shall the nail that is fastened H8628 in the sure place be removed, and be cut down, and fall; and the burden that was upon it shall be cut off: for the LORD hath spoken it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:13 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the great trumpet shall be blown, H8628 and they shall come which were ready to perish in the land of Assyria, and the outcasts in the land of Egypt, and shall worship the LORD in the holy mount at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:5 - Declare ye in Judah, and publish in Jerusalem; and say, Blow H8628 ye the trumpet in the land: cry, gather together, and say, Assemble yourselves, and let us go into the defenced cities.

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