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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #8264 - שָׁקַק
1) to run, run about, rush, run to and fro, be eager or greedy or thirsty
1a) (Qal) roving, ranging, longing, rush out upon (participle)
1b) (Hithpalpel) to rush to and fro, rush back and forth
1479) qs (סהק ShQ) AC: Drink CO: River AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the two front teeth representing the idea of two, the q is a picture of the sun at the horizon that cycles around the earth. Combined these mean "repeat a cycle". During the rain season, repeated each year, the riverbeds become full of water. The surrounding land is soaked with water allowing for the planting of crops.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שָׁקַק fut. יָשֹׁק (cogn. to שׁוּק).
(1) to run up and down, to run about, used especially of those who eagerly seek any thing; used of locusts [?], Joel 2:9; Isaiah 33:4 (followed by בְּ of prey); hence
(2) to be eager, greedy, thirsty, used of a bear, Proverbs 28:15 of a thirsty man, Isaiah 29:8; Psalms 107:9.
Hithpalpal הִשְׁתַּקְשַׁק i.q. Kal No. 1; Nahum 2:5.
the Fourth Week after Epiphany