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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1290 - בֶּרֶךְ
2039) krb (ברכ BRK) AC: Kneel CO: Knee AB: Bless: The bending at the knee to drink from a pond or present a gift. [from: rb- as a filling with a gift; with the letter kaph, the full meaning being "to fill the palm".]
V) krb (ברכ BRK) - Kneel: To bend the knee to kneel in homage or to drink water. Also the extended idea of presenting a gift or giving honor to another. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (335): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel, Participle) bless, salute, curse, blaspheme, praise, kneel, congratulate - Strongs: H1288 (בָּרַךְ), H1289 (בְּרַךְ)
Nf1) ekrb (ברכה BRKH) - I. Pool:A place where one kneels down to drink. II. Gift:What is brought with bended knee. III. Bless:In the sense of bringing a gift on bended knee. KJV (86): blessing, blessed, present, liberal, pool - Strongs: H1293 (בְּרָכָה), H1295 (בְּרֵכָה)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
בֶּרֶךְ a knee, in sing. once Isaiah 45:23. (Syr. ܒܪܘܽܟ, ܒܘܽܪܟܐܳ, Eth. ብርክ፡ id. Ch. transp. אַרְכּוּבָא.)
Dual בִּרְכַּיִם constr. בִּרְכֵּי knees, not used of two merely, but even of all. כָּל־בִּרְכַּיִם “all knees,” Ezekiel 7:17, 21:12. מַיִם בִּרְכַּיִם “water reaching to the knees,” Ezekiel 47:4. Upon the knees (עַל בִּרְכַּיִם) where new-born children are received by their parents or nurses, Genesis 30:3, 50:23 Job 3:12, and where children are fondled by their parents, Isaiah 66:12.
בֶּרֶךְ Ch. id. Daniel 6:11.
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