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Strong's #5702 - עָגַן

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
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1) (Niphal) to shut oneself in or off or up

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2722 ‑ κατέχω (kat‑ekh'‑o);  
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KJV (1)
Ruth 1
NAS (1)
Ruth 1
CSB (1)
Ruth 1
BSB (1)
Ruth 1
ESV (1)
Ruth 1
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Ruth 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2526) nco (אהגנ AhGN) AC: Stay CO: ? AB: ?

V) nco (אהגנ AhGN) - Stay: KJV (1): (vf: Niphal) stay - Strongs: H5702 (עָגַן)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [עָגַן] verb Niph`al shut oneself in or off (Late Hebrew id., Passive participle restrained (especially from marriage), also עוֺגִין anchor; ᵑ7עֲגַן be imprisoned); — Imperfect 2 feminine plural תֵּעָגֵ֫נָה לְבִלְתִּי הֱיוֺת לְאִישׁ Ruth 1:13 would ye shut yourselves off, so as not to belong to a man ?

עגר (√ of following, meaning dubious; conjectures in Meier Wurzel WB 38 Lag BN 59; on Greek ἀγορ compare Lewy Fremdw. 8).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָגַן only in Niph. according to the Ch. use, to be shut up, to remain shut up. Ruth 1:13, הֲלָהֵן תֵּעָנֵנָה “would ye therefore shut yourselves up?” for תֵּעָגֵנָּה, compare Isaiah 60:4. LXX. κατασχεθήσεσθε. According to Kimchi עגונה is a woman who remains at home, and lives without a husband.

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List of Word Forms
תֵּֽעָגֵ֔נָה תעגנה tê‘āḡênāh tê·‘ā·ḡê·nāh teaGenah
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