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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3243 - יָנַק
1) to suckle, nurse, suck
1a1) to suck
1a2) suckling, babe (substantive)
1b1) to give suck to, nurse
1b2) nursing, nursing woman, nurse (participle)
1318) qn (נק NQ) AC: Suckle CO: Breast AB: Innocent: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed and represents the sons of the next generation, the q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the drawing in of light. Combined these mean "child drawn in". The bringing in and holding close of an infant to the breast.
V) eqn (נקה NQH) - Innocent: One who is innocent of a crime or oath. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (45): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) unpunished, guiltless, innocent, clear, cleanse, free, acquit, altogether, cut off, blameless, pure - Strongs: H5343 (נְקֵא), H5352 (נָקָה)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
יָנַק fut. יִינַק [“Ch. יְנַק, Syr. ܝܺܢܶܩ”] to suck, Job 3:12 properly a mother’s breast, followed by acc., Song of Solomon 8:1; Joel 2:16 but used also of other things, as Job 20:16, “he sucked the poison of asps.” Figuratively Isaiah 66:16, “thou shalt also suck the milk of the Gentiles and the breasts of kings thou shalt suck,” i.e. thou shalt be enriched with the wealth of nations and kings. Deuteronomy 33:19, כִּי שֶׁפַע יַמִּים יִינָקוּ “for they shall suck the abundance of the seas,” i.e. of transmarine nations; Isaiah 66:11, 12 Isaiah 66:12. Part. יוֹנֵק
(a) suckling, Deuteronomy 32:25; Psalms 8:3.
(b) a shoot, a sucker, see under the word יוֹנֵק.
Hiphil הֵינִיק to give suck, to suckle, as a mother a child, Genesis 21:7; Exodus 2:7, 1 Samuel 1:23 also used of cattle, Genesis 32:16. Part. מֵינֶקֶת, with suffix מֵינִקְתּוֹ 2 Kings 11:2. Plural מֵינִיקוֹת Isaiah 49:23 (a woman), giving suck, subst. a nurse. As things which are sweet and pleasant to the taste are sucked, hence to cause to taste, to give to eat, any thing sweet, Deuteronomy 32:13.
Derivatives, יוֹנֵק, יוֹנֶקֶת, יְנִיקָה.
the Week of Proper 25 / Ordinary 30