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Lexicon :: Strong's H8628 - tāqaʿ

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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 - Laban caught up with Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched H8628 his tent in the hill country, and Laban with his [fn]kinsmen camped H8628 in the hill country of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:19 - So the LORD shifted the wind to a very strong west wind which took up the locusts and drove H8628 them into the [fn]Red Sea; not one locust was left in all the territory of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:3 - “When both are blown, H8628 all the congregation shall gather themselves to you at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:4 - “Yet if only one is blown, H8628 then the leaders, the heads of the [fn]divisions of Israel, shall assemble before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:5 - “But when you blow H8628 an alarm, the camps that are pitched on the east side shall set out.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:6 - “When you blow H8628 an alarm the second time, the camps that are pitched on the south side shall set out; an alarm is to be blown H8628 for them to set out.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:7 - “When convening the assembly, however, you shall blow H8628 without sounding an alarm.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:8 - “The priestly sons of Aaron, moreover, shall blow H8628 the trumpets; and [fn]this shall be for you a perpetual statute throughout your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:10 - “Also in the day of your gladness and in your appointed [fn]feasts, and on the first days of your months, you shall blow H8628 the trumpets over your burnt offerings, and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings; and they shall be as a reminder of you before your God. I am the LORD your God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:4 - “Also seven priests shall carry seven trumpets of rams’ horns before the ark; then on the seventh day you shall march around the city seven times, and the priests shall blow H8628 the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:8 - And it was so, that when Joshua had spoken to the people, the seven priests carrying the seven trumpets of rams’ horns before the LORD went forward and blew H8628 the trumpets; and the ark of the covenant of the LORD followed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:9 - The armed men went before the priests who blew H8628 the trumpets, and the rear guard came after the ark, while they continued to blow H8628 the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:13 - The seven priests carrying the seven trumpets of rams’ horns before the ark of the LORD went on continually, and blew H8628 the trumpets; and the armed men went before them and the rear guard came after the ark of the LORD, while they continued to blow H8628 the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:16 - At the seventh time, when the priests blew H8628 the trumpets, Joshua said to the people, “Shout! For the LORD has given you the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:20 - So the people shouted, and [fn]priests blew H8628 the trumpets; and when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, the people shouted with a great shout and the wall fell down [fn]flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight [fn]ahead, and they took the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:21 - Ehud stretched out his left hand, took the sword from his right thigh and thrust H8628 it into his belly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:27 - It came about when he had arrived, that he blew H8628 the trumpet in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel went down with him from the hill country, and he was in front of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:21 - But Jael, Heber’s wife, took a tent peg and [fn]seized a hammer in her hand, and went secretly to him and drove H8628 the peg into his temple, and it went through into the ground; for he was sound asleep and exhausted. So he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:34 - So the Spirit of the LORD [fn]came upon Gideon; and he blew H8628 a trumpet, and the Abiezrites were called together to follow him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:18 - “When I and all who are with me blow H8628 the trumpet, then you also blow H8628 the trumpets all around the camp and say, ‘For the LORD and for Gideon.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:19 - So Gideon and the hundred men who were with him came to the outskirts of the camp at the beginning of the middle watch, when they had just posted the watch; and they blew H8628 the trumpets and smashed the pitchers that were in their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:20 - When the three [fn]companies blew H8628 the trumpets and broke the pitchers, they held the torches in their left hands and the trumpets in their right hands for blowing, H8628 and cried, “A sword for the LORD and for Gideon!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:22 - When they blew H8628 300 trumpets, the LORD set the sword of one against another even throughout the whole [fn]army; and the [fn]army fled as far as Beth-shittah toward Zererah, as far as the edge of Abel-meholah, by Tabbath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:14 - So while he slept, Delilah took the seven locks of his [fn]hair and wove them into the web]. And she fastened H8628 it with the pin and said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” But he awoke from his sleep and pulled out the pin of the loom and the web.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:3 - Jonathan smote the garrison of the Philistines that was in Geba, and the Philistines heard of it. Then Saul blew H8628 the trumpet throughout the land, saying, “Let the Hebrews hear.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:10 - They put his weapons in the [fn]temple of Ashtaroth, and they fastened H8628 his body to the wall of Beth-shan.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:28 - So Joab blew H8628 the trumpet; and all the people halted and pursued Israel no longer, nor did they continue to fight anymore.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:14 - Then Joab said, “I will not [fn]waste time here with you.” So he took three spears in his hand and thrust H8628 them through the heart of Absalom while he was yet alive in the [fn]midst of the oak.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:16 - Then Joab blew H8628 the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing Israel, for Joab restrained the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:1 - Now a worthless fellow happened to be there whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite; and he blew H8628 the trumpet and said,
“We have no portion in David,
Nor do we have inheritance in the son of Jesse;
Every man to his tents, O Israel!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:22 - Then the woman wisely came to all the people. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri and threw it to Joab. So he blew H8628 the trumpet, and they were dispersed from the city, each to his tent. Joab also returned to the king at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:34 - “Let Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anoint him there as king over Israel, and blow H8628 the trumpet and say,Long live King Solomon!’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:39 - Zadok the priest then took the horn of oil from the tent and anointed Solomon. Then they blew H8628 the trumpet, and all the people said,Long live King Solomon!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:13 - Then they hurried and each man took his garment and placed it under him on the bare steps, and blew H8628 the trumpet, saying, “Jehu is king!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:14 - She looked and behold, the king was standing by the pillar, according to the custom, with the captains and the [fn]trumpeters beside the king; and all the people of the land rejoiced and blew H8628 trumpets. Then Athaliah tore her clothes and cried, “Treason! Treason!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:10 - They put his armor in the house of their gods and fastened H8628 his head in the house of Dagon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:13 - She looked, and behold, the king was standing by his pillar at the entrance, and the captains and the [fn]trumpeters were beside the king. And all the people of the land rejoiced and blew H8628 trumpets, the singers with their musical instruments [fn]leading the praise. Then Athaliah tore her clothes and said, “Treason! Treason!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:18 - As for the builders, each wore his sword girded at his side as he built, while [fn]the trumpeter H8628 stood near me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:3 - “Lay down, now, a pledge for me with Yourself;
Who is there that will [fn]be my guarantor? H8628
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:1 - For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.
O clap H8628 your hands, all peoples;
Shout to God with the voice of [fn]joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:3 - Blow H8628 the trumpet at the new moon,
At the full moon, on our feast day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:1 - My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor,
Have [fn]given H8628 a pledge for a stranger,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:15 - He who is guarantor for a stranger will surely suffer for it,
But he who hates [fn]being a guarantor H8628 is secure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:18 - A man lacking in [fn]sense [fn]pledges H8628
And becomes guarantor in the presence of his neighbor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:26 - Do not be among those who give H8628 [fn]pledges, H8628
Among those who become guarantors for debts.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 18:3 - All you inhabitants of the world and dwellers on earth,
As soon as a standard is raised on the mountains, you will see it,
And as soon as the trumpet is blown, H8628 you will hear it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:23 - “I will drive H8628 him like a peg in a firm place,
And he will become a throne of glory to his father’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:25 - “In that day,” declares the LORD of hosts, “the peg driven H8628 in a firm place will give way; it will even break off and fall, and the load hanging on it will be cut off, for the LORD has spoken.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:13 - It will come about also in that day that a great trumpet will be blown, H8628 and those who were perishing in the land of Assyria and who were scattered in the land of Egypt will come and worship the LORD in the holy mountain at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:5 - Declare in Judah and proclaim in Jerusalem, and say,
“Blow H8628 the trumpet in the land;
Cry aloud and say,
‘Assemble yourselves, and let us go
Into the fortified cities.’

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