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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5365 - נָקַר
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
נָקַר fut. יִקֹּר to bore, to pierce, especially used of boring out any one’s eye, 1 Samuel 11:2; Proverbs 30:17, “the ravens of the valley shall pick it (the eye) out;” Numbers 16:14; Judges 16:21 [Both Piel].
(Arab. id.; Eth. ነቋረ፡ to be blind of one eye, ነቀለ፡ to pull out.)
Piel id. Job 30:17, לַיְלָה עֲצָמִי נִקַּר “the night pierces my bones,” i.e. by night my bones are, as it were, pierced with pain; compare Job 3:3.
Pual, to be dug out, Isaiah 51:1, “the quarry (whence) נֻקַּרְתֶּם ye were digged;” metaph. used of the ancestors of a nation. Hence
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20