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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #01056 - בָּכָא

Transliteration
bâkâ'
Phonetics
baw-kaw'
Origin
from (01058)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Baca = “weeping”

1) a valley in Palestine

Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
Psalms
1
NAS (1)
Psalms
1
HCS (1)
Psalms
1
BSB (1)
Psalms
1
WEB ( 0 )
WEB (1)
Psalms
1
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בָּכָא an unused root, i.q. בָּכָה prop. to drop, to distil; hence, to weep, to shed tears. (Arab. بكأ to pour milk drop by drop.)

בָּכָא

(1)  weeping, lamentation; Arab. بُكاَءُ بَكَاءُ. עֵמֶק הַבָּכָא the valley of weeping, or of lamentation, Iammerthal, pr.n. of a valley in Palestine, so called from some reason connected with its name; probably, gloomy and sterile. An allusion is made to its etymology, Psalms 84:7, עֹבְרֵי בְּעֵמֶק הַבָּכָא מַעְיָן יְשִׁיתוּהוּ “passing through the valley of lamentation, they (the sacred pilgrims) make it fountains.”

(2) pl. בְּכָאִים 2 Samuel 5:23, 24 2 Samuel 5:24; 1 Chronicles 14:14, 15 1 Chronicles 14:15, some tree, so called from its weeping, dropping, according to Celsius (Hierobot. i. 335-340), Arab. بَكَاءُ like the balsam-tree, whence white drops distil of a cold and pungent taste.

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הַ֭בָּכָא הבכא hab·bā·ḵā Habbacha habbāḵā
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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