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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #01235 - בֶּקַע

Transliteration
beqa‛
Phonetics
beh'-kah
Origin
from (01234)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
271a
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) half, part also called “shekel of the sanctuary” or “holy shekel”

2) half a shekel (metonymy) There appears to be at least three different shekels, one of silver, gold and copper. See a Bible Dictionary for a complete treatment of the subject.

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1406 ‑ δραχμή (drakh‑may');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (2)
Genesis
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1
NAS (2)
Genesis
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HCS (2)
Genesis
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BSB (2)
Genesis
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ESV (1)
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WEB (2)
Genesis
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Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2034) oqb (בקאה BQAh) AC: Cleave CO: Half AB: ?: A breaking or cleaving of something in half.

V) oqb (בקאה BQAh) - Cleave: To break, cut or divide something in half. KJV (51): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Hophal, Pual, Piel) cleave, divide, rent, break through, breach, hatch - Strongs: H1234 (בָּקַע)

Nm) oqb (בקאה BQAh) - Bekah: A standard of measure. A half shekel weight. KJV (2): half, bekah - Strongs: H1235 (בֶּקַע)

bm) oiqb (בקיאה BQYAh) - Fissure: A breach causing a division. KJV (2): breach, cleft - Strongs: H1233 (בָּקִיעַ)

ef1) eoqib (ביקאהה BYQAhH) - Valley: A wide level valley as a division between mountains. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: heqb] KJV (21): plain, valley - Strongs: H1236 (בִּקְעָה), H1237 (בִּקְעָה)

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

בֶּקַע m. a half, so called from dividing, specially half a shekel. Genesis 24:22; Exodus 38:26.

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בֶּ֖קַע בֶּ֚קַע בקע be·qa‘ Beka beqa‘
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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