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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #01058 - בָּכָה

Transliteration
bâkâh
Phonetics
baw-kaw'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
243
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to weep, bewail, cry, shed tears

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to weep (in grief, humiliation, or joy)

1a2) to weep bitterly (with cognate acc.)

1a3) to weep upon (embrace and weep)

1a4) to bewail

1b) (Piel) participle

1b1) lamenting

1b2) bewailing

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1145 ‑ δακρύω (dak‑roo'‑o);  1653 ‑ ἐλεέω (el‑eh‑eh'‑o);  1968 ‑ ἐπιπίπτω (ep‑ee‑pip'‑to);  2799 ‑ κλαίω (klah'‑yo);  2805 ‑ κλαυθμός (klowth‑mos');  3996 ‑ πενθέω (pen‑theh'‑o);  2354 ‑ θρηνέω (thray‑neh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (113)
Genesis
16
Exodus
1
Leviticus
1
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
3
Judges
8
Ruth
2
1 Samuel
10
2 Samuel
14
2 Kings
5
2 Chronicles
1
Ezra
3
Nehemiah
3
Esther
1
Job
5
Psalms
4
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
5
Jeremiah
9
Lamentations
3
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
1
Joel
2
Micah
2
Zechariah
1
NAS (113)
Genesis
16
Exodus
1
Leviticus
1
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
3
Judges
8
Ruth
2
1 Samuel
10
2 Samuel
15
2 Kings
5
2 Chronicles
1
Ezra
3
Nehemiah
3
Esther
1
Job
5
Psalms
4
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
5
Jeremiah
8
Lamentations
3
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
1
Joel
2
Micah
2
Zechariah
1
HCS (113)
Genesis
16
Exodus
1
Leviticus
1
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
3
Judges
8
Ruth
2
1 Samuel
10
2 Samuel
15
2 Kings
5
2 Chronicles
1
Ezra
3
Nehemiah
3
Esther
1
Job
5
Psalms
4
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
9
Lamentations
3
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
1
Joel
2
Micah
2
Zechariah
1
BSB (116)
Genesis
16
Exodus
1
Leviticus
1
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
3
Judges
8
Ruth
2
1 Samuel
10
2 Samuel
15
2 Kings
6
2 Chronicles
1
Ezra
3
Nehemiah
3
Esther
1
Job
5
Psalms
4
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
6
Jeremiah
9
Lamentations
3
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
1
Joel
2
Micah
2
Zechariah
1
ESV (104)
Genesis
16
Leviticus
1
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
3
Judges
7
Ruth
2
1 Samuel
10
2 Samuel
14
2 Kings
4
2 Chronicles
1
Ezra
3
Nehemiah
3
Esther
1
Job
4
Psalms
4
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
3
Jeremiah
7
Lamentations
3
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
1
Joel
1
Micah
2
Zechariah
1
WEB (113)
Genesis
15
Exodus
1
Leviticus
1
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
3
Judges
8
Ruth
2
1 Samuel
11
2 Samuel
14
2 Kings
5
2 Chronicles
1
Ezra
3
Nehemiah
3
Esther
1
Job
5
Psalms
4
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
5
Jeremiah
9
Lamentations
3
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
1
Joel
2
Micah
2
Zechariah
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1034) kb (בכ BK) AC: Weep CO: Tears AB: ?: The pictograph b is a tent representing what is inside. The k is the palms of the hand. Combined these mean the "inside the palms". The placing of one eyes in the palms when crying. A weeping from mourning or from the billowing of smoke in the eyes.

A) kb (בכ BK) AC: Weep CO: ? AB: ?

Nf4 ) tikb (בכית BKYT) - Weeping: KJV (1): mourning - Strongs: H1068 (בְּכִית)

fm) ikb (בכי BKY) - Weep: KJV (30): weep, overflowing, sore - Strongs: H1065 (בְּכִי)

C) kba (אבכ ABK) AC: Roll CO: ? AB: ?: The rolling of the tears down the cheek.

V) kba (אבכ ABK) - Roll: The rolling of smoke. KJV (1): (vf: Hitpael) mount up - Strongs: H55 (אָבַךְ)

E) akb (בכא BKA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) akb (בכא BKA) - Balsam: A tree that weeps sap when cut. KJV (4): mulberry tree - Strongs: H1057 (בָּכָא)

H) ekb (בכה BKH) AC: Weep CO: ? AB: ?

V) ekb (בכה BKH) - Weep: KJV (114): (vf: Paal, Piel) weep, bewail, sore, mourned, wail - Strongs: H1058 (בָּכָה)

Nm) ekb (בכה BKH) - Weep: KJV (1): sore - Strongs: H1059 (בֶּכֶה)

J) kfb (בוכ BWK) AC: Entangle CO: ? AB: Confusion: To be tangled, confused or lost in a place of uncertainty that can bring one to tears.

V) kfb (בוכ BWK) - Entangled: KJV (3): (vf: Niphal) perplexed, entangled - Strongs: H943 (בּוּךְ)

kf1) ekfbm (מבוכה MBWKH) - Confusion: A state of entanglement. KJV (2): perplexity - Strongs: H3998 (מְבוּכָה)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בָּכָה fut. יִבְכֶּה convers. וַיֵּבְךְּ pr. i.q. בָּכָא to distil, to flow by drops (the primary syllable בך imitates the sound of falling drops, comp. the roots ending with ךְ); see בְּכִי, specially, to weep, a root common to all the cognate languages and dialects, Exodus 2:6; Genesis 43:30; 2 Samuel 19:2 often used of the people lamenting in public calamities, Numbers 11:10, 25:6 used of the mourning of penitents, Ezra 10:1. Followed by an acc. to weep for, bewail any one, especially the dead. Genesis 23:2, 37:35 50:3 also followed by עַל of the person or thing wept for, Lamentations 1:16; Judges 11:37 אֶל 2 Samuel 1:24; Ezekiel 27:31 and לְ Jeremiah 22:10; Job 30:25. בֳּכָה followed by עַל is also to come to any one weeping, Numbers 11:13; Judges 14:16 and, to weep upon any one, i.e. in his embrace, Genesis 45:15, 50:1.

Piel, to bewail, weep for the dead, with an acc. Jeremiah 31:15; Ezekiel 8:14.

Derived nouns are בֶּכֶה, בָּכוּת, בְּכִי, בְּכִית.

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List of Word Forms
אֶבְכֶּ֞ה אֶבְכֶּה־ אבכה אבכה־ בְּכ֤וּ בְּכִ֥י בְּכִיתֶם֩ בְּכֶ֑ינָה בָ֭כִיתִי בָּכ֕וּ בָּכ֖וֹ בָּכ֣וֹ בָּכ֨וֹ בָּכִ֑ינוּ בָּכָ֖ה בָכ֥וּ בָכוֹ֙ בֹּכִ֖ים בֹּכִֽים׃ בֹּכֶ֑ה בֹּכֶ֛ה בֹּכֶה֙ בֹכִ֔ים בֹכֶ֑ה בּוֹכִים֙ בוֹכִיָּ֗ה בוֹכִים֙ בוכיה בוכים בכה בכו בכי בכים בכים׃ בכינה בכינו בכיתי בכיתם הַֽאֶבְכֶּה֙ האבכה וְאֶבְכֶּה֙ וְלִבְכֹּתָֽהּ׃ וַיִּבְכּ֑וּ וַיִּבְכּ֔וּ וַיִּבְכּ֖וּ וַיִּבְכּ֗וּ וַיִּבְכּ֣וּ וַיִּבְכּ֤וּ וַיִּבְכּ֥וּ וַיִּבְכּֽוּ׃ וַיִּבְכּוּ֙ וַיִּבְכּוּ֩ וַיֵּ֑בְךְּ וַיֵּ֖בְךְּ וַיֵּ֣בְךְּ וַיֵּ֤בְךְּ וַיֵּ֥בְךְּ וַיֵּֽבְךְּ׃ וַיֵּבְךְּ֙ וַתִּבְכֶּ֖ה וַתִּבְכֶּ֖ינָה וַתִּבְכֶּֽינָה׃ וַתִּבְכּ֖וּ וַתִּבְכּ֤וּ וַתֵּ֔בְךְּ וַתֵּ֣בְךְּ וַתֵּ֤בְךְּ וַתֵּ֥בְךְּ וַתֵּֽבְךְּ׃ וַתֵּבְךְּ֩ וָֽאֶבְכֶּ֑ה וָֽאֶבְכֶּ֔ה וָאֶבְכֶּ֣ה וּבְכ֔וּ וּבָֽכְתָ֛ה וּבָכ֥וּ וּבָכֹ֛ה וּבָכֹ֥ה וּבָכֹֽה׃ וּבָכֹה֮ וּבָכוֹ֙ וּבֹכֶ֑ה וּבוֹכֶ֗ה ואבכה ובוכה ובכה ובכה׃ ובכו ובכתה ויבך ויבך׃ ויבכו ויבכו׃ ולבכתה׃ ותבך ותבך׃ ותבכה ותבכו ותבכינה ותבכינה׃ יִבְכָּיֽוּן׃ יִבְכּ֑וּ יִבְכּ֤וּ יִבְכּוּ֙ יבכו יבכיון׃ לִבְכּ֑וֹת לִבְכּ֥וֹת לִבְכּֽוֹת׃ לִבְכּוֹת֙ לבכות לבכות׃ מְבַכָּ֣ה מְבַכּ֖וֹת מבכה מבכות תִּבְכֶּֽה־ תִּבְכּ֑וּ תִּבְכּ֣וּ תִבְכִּ֗י תִבְכֶּ֔ה תִבְכֶּ֗ה תִבְכֶּ֜ה תִבְכֶּֽה׃ תִבְכֶּֽינָה׃ תִבְכּ֑וּ תבכה תבכה־ תבכה׃ תבכו תבכי תבכינה׃ ’eḇ·keh ’eḇ·keh- ’eḇkeh ’eḇkeh- bā·ḵāh bā·ḵî·nū ḇā·ḵî·ṯî bā·ḵōw ḇā·ḵōw bā·ḵū ḇā·ḵū baChah baChinu baCho baChu bāḵāh bāḵînū ḇāḵîṯî bāḵōw ḇāḵōw bāḵū ḇāḵū bə·ḵe·nāh bə·ḵî bə·ḵî·ṯem bə·ḵū beCheinah beChi bechiTem beChu bəḵenāh bəḵî bəḵîṯem bəḵū bō·ḵeh ḇō·ḵeh bō·ḵîm ḇō·ḵîm ḇō·w·ḵî·yāh bō·w·ḵîm ḇō·w·ḵîm boCheh boChim bōḵeh ḇōḵeh bōḵîm ḇōḵîm bōwḵîm ḇōwḵîm ḇōwḵîyāh evKeh ha’eḇkeh ha·’eḇ·keh haevKeh liḇ·kō·wṯ liḇkōwṯ livKot mə·ḇak·kāh mə·ḇak·kō·wṯ məḇakkāh məḇakkōwṯ mevakKah mevakKot ṯiḇ·ke·nāh ṯiḇ·keh tiḇ·keh- ṯiḇ·kî tiḇ·kū ṯiḇ·kū ṯiḇkeh tiḇkeh- ṯiḇkenāh ṯiḇkî tiḇkū ṯiḇkū tivKeh tivKeinah tivKi tivKu ū·ḇā·ḵə·ṯāh ū·ḇā·ḵōh ū·ḇā·ḵōw ū·ḇā·ḵū ū·ḇə·ḵū ū·ḇō·ḵeh ū·ḇō·w·ḵeh ūḇāḵəṯāh ūḇāḵōh ūḇāḵōw ūḇāḵū ūḇəḵū ūḇōḵeh ūḇōwḵeh uvacheTah uvaCho uvaChoh uvaChu uveChu uvoCheh Vachiti vaCho vaChu vaevKeh vaiYevek vaiyivKu vatTevek vattivKeh vattivKeinah vattivKu veevKeh velivkoTah voCheh voChim vochiYah wā’eḇkeh wā·’eḇ·keh wat·tê·ḇək wat·tiḇ·ke·nāh wat·tiḇ·keh wat·tiḇ·kū wattêḇək wattiḇkeh wattiḇkenāh wattiḇkū way·yê·ḇək way·yiḇ·kū wayyêḇək wayyiḇkū wə’eḇkeh wə·’eḇ·keh wə·liḇ·kō·ṯāh wəliḇkōṯāh yiḇ·kā·yūn yiḇ·kū yiḇkāyūn yiḇkū yivkaYun yivKu
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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