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Strong's #2135 - זָכָה

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root [compare (H2141)]
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1) to be clean, be pure, be clear

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to be clean, be pure

1a2) to be clear, be justified

1b) (Piel)

1b1) to make clean, make pure, keep clean, keep pure

1c) (Hithpael)

1c1) to cleanse

1c2) to make yourself clean, purify oneself

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 273 ‑ ἄμεμπτος (am'‑emp‑tos);  3528 ‑ νικάω (nik‑ah'‑o);  2513 ‑ καθαρός (kath‑ar‑os');  53 ‑ ἁγνός (hag‑nos');  1344 ‑ δικαιόω (dik‑ah‑yo'‑o);  
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KJV (8)
Job 2
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Micah 1
NAS (11)
Job 2
Psalms 5
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 2
Micah 1
HCS (8)
Job 2
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Micah 1
BSB (8)
Job 2
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
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Micah 1
ESV (8)
Job 2
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Micah 1
WEB (9)
Job 2
Psalms 4
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Micah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1149) kz (זכ ZK) AC: Refine CO: ? AB: Pure: An oil or other substance that is clear and free of impurities.

A) kz (זכ ZK) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Pure

Nm ) kz (זכ ZK) - Pure: An oil or other substance that is free of impurities. Also a person without impurities. KJV (11): pure, clean - Strongs: H2134 (זַךְ)

rf) fkz (זכו ZKW) - Innocence: One without impurities. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): innocency - Strongs: H2136 (זָכוּ)

B) kkz (זככ ZKK) AC: Refine CO: Crystal AB: ?

V) kkz (זככ ZKK) - Refine: To remove the impurities by washing or refining to make pure. [df: qqz] KJV (11): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel) clean, pure, refine, fine, purge - Strongs: H2141 (זָכַךְ), H2212 (זָקַק)

cf4 ) tikfkz (זכוכית ZKWKYT) - Crystal: A mineral without impurities. KJV (1): cyrstal - Strongs: H2137 (זְכוֹכִית)

H) ekz (זכה ZKH) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Pure

V) ekz (זכה ZKH) - Pure: To be without impurities. KJV (8): (vf: Paal, Hitpael, Piel) clean, clear, pure - Strongs: H2135 (זָכָה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [זָכָה] verb be clear, clean, pure, always in moral sense (Assyrian zakû Zim BP; Aramaic דְּכָא, , ; compare Arabic be bright (of a fire), pungent (of an odour); be acute, quick of mind) —

Qal Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִזְכֶּה Job 15:14; Job 25:4; 2 masculine singular תִּזְכֶּה Psalm 51:6; 1 singular interrogative הַאֶזְכֶּה Micah 6:11; —

1 be clean, pure, of Prayer of Manasseh , in the sight of God, Job 15:14; Job 25:4 (in both "" יצדק; compare also זַכּוּ Job 15:15; Job 25:5).

2 be clear, be justified = be regarded as just, righteous, of God, Psalm 51:6 ("" תצדק), Micah 6:11.

Pi`el Perfect 1 singular זִכִּיתִי Psalm 73:13; Proverbs 20:9; Imperfect יְזַכֶּהֿ Psalm 119:9: — make or keep clean, pure, object לְבָבִי Psalm 73:13 ("" אֶרְחַץ כַּמָּ֑י), object לִבִּי Proverbs 20:9 ("" טָהַרְתִּי); object אֶתאָֿרְחוֺ Psalm 119:9.

Hithpa`el Imperative masculine plural הִזַּכּוּ Isaiah 1:16 make yourselves clean ("" רַחֲצוּ); — on form compare Ges§ 54, 2, b, Rem. Kö Lgb. i, 345,534 Sta§ 129 d.

זְכוֺכִית see below זכך. below

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

זָכָה i.q. זָכַךְ [fut. יִזְכֶּה], to be pure (always in a moral sense), Job 15:14, 25:4 Psalms 51:6; Micah 6:11. (Arab. زكا, Syr. ܕܟܐ and ܙܟܐܳ id. The Greek ἅγιος, ἁγνός, and probably also the Lat. sacer, sancio, transp. castus, are from the same stock.)

Piel, to make pure, to cleanse, e.g. the course of life, the soul, Psalms 73:13; Proverbs 20:9. Psalms 119:9, בַּמֶּה־יְזַכֶּה נַעַר אֶת־אָרְחוֹ “how shall a young man cleanse his way?” i.e. maintain purity of life?

Hithpael הִזַּכָּה for הִתְזַכָּה to cleanse himself, Isaiah 1:16. [The accent shews that this is not Niph. of זָכַךְ. See Thes.]

[Derivative, זָכוּ.]

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List of Word Forms
הִזַּכּ֔וּ הַאֶזְכֶּ֖ה האזכה הזכו זִכִּ֣יתִי זכיתי יְזַכֶּה־ יִּ֝זְכֶּ֗ה יִזְכֶּ֑ה יזכה יזכה־ תִּזְכֶּ֥ה תזכה ha’ezkeh ha·’ez·keh haezKeh hiz·zak·kū hizzakKu hizzakkū tiz·keh tizkeh yə·zak·keh- yezakkeh yəzakkeh- yiz·keh yizkeh zik·kî·ṯî zikKiti zikkîṯî
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