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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3342 - יֶקֶב
1416) bq (קב QB) AC: Pierce CO: Cavity AB: ?: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the b is a picture of a tent and what is inside. Combined these mean "gather inside". A container or hole for storing or holding something. (eng: cave; cavity)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
יֶקֶב with suff. יִקְבֶךָ (without dagesh lene), Deuteronomy 15:14, 16:13 pl. const. יִקְבֵי Zechariah 14:10, m.
(1) the vat of the wine press, ὑπολήνιον, the reservoir into which the must squeezed out in the press (גַּת) flows, Joel 2:24; Proverbs 3:10. It was commonly dug into the earth, or else cut out in the rock.
(2) the wine press itself, Job 24:11; 2 Kings 6:27.
the Week of Proper 22 / Ordinary 27