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Strong's #391 - אַכְזָב

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from (H3576)
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. deceitful, treacherous, deception, lie, deceptive, disappointing

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2756 ‑ κενός (ken‑os');  5571 ‑ ψευδής (psyoo‑dace');  5579 ‑ ψεῦδος (psyoo'‑dos);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
NAS (2)
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
CSB (2)
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
BSB (2)
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
ESV (2)
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
WEB (2)
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2253) bzk (כזב KZB) AC: Lie CO: Lie AB: ?: Vain words spoken to deceive, cause failure or disappoint. What does not function in the capacity that it was meant to.

V) bzk (כזב KZB) - Lie: KJV (16): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel, Participle) lie, liar, vain, fail - Strongs: H3576 (כָּזַב)

Nm) bzk (כזב KZB) - Lie: KJV (31): lie, liar, leasing, deceitful, false - Strongs: H3577 (כָּזָב)

ef1) ebzik (כיזבה KYZBH) - Lying: [Aramaic only] [df: hbdk] KJV (1): lying - Strongs: H3538 (כְּדַב)

nm ) bzka (אכזב AKZB) - Lie: KJV (2): lie, liar - Strongs: H391 (אַכְזָב)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אַכְזָב adjective deceptive, disappointing (elative; opposed to אֵיתָן q. v. below יתן) — only absolute singular: — Micah 1:14 (with play on proper name אַכְזִיב); of a deceptive, disappointing stream (compare Isaiah 58:11) Jeremiah 15:18 ("" מַיִם לֹא נֶאְמָ֑נוּ; on meaning compare Job 6:15 ff.)

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אַכְזָב (for כְּזָב with Aleph prosthetic), adj. lying, false, deceptive. Specially for נַתַל אַכְזָב “a deceiving river,” i.e. soon drying up and disappointing the traveller, Jeremiah 15:18; Micah 1:14. Opposed to אֵיתָן a continual river; comp. fundus mendax, Hor. Carm. iii. 1, 30.

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List of Word Forms
אַכְזָ֔ב אכזב לְאַכְזָ֔ב לאכזב ’aḵ·zāḇ ’aḵzāḇ achZav lə’aḵzāḇ lə·’aḵ·zāḇ leachZav
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