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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #05347 - נְקֵבָה

Word Origin
from (05344)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) female

1a) woman, female child

1b) female animal

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2338 ‑ θῆλυς (thay'‑loos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (22) NAS (22) HCS (22)
Genesis 6
Leviticus 12
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Genesis 6
Leviticus 12
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Genesis 6
Leviticus 12
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
n-cfs 22
n-cfs 22
n-cfs 22

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2430) bqn (נקב NQB) AC: Pierce CO: Hole AB: ?: [from: bq]

V) bqn (נקב NQB) - Pierce: To make a hole by piercing. Also to curse in the sense of piercing through. KJV (25): (vf: Paal, Niphal) curse, express, blaspheme, bore, name, pierce, appoint, hole, strike - Strongs: H5344 (נָקַב)

Nm) bqn (נקב NQB) - Hole: KJV (1): pipe - Strongs: H5345 (נֶקֶב)

Nf1) ebqn (נקבה NQBH) - Female: As with a hole. KJV (22): female, woman, maid - Strongs: H5347 (נְקֵבָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נְקֵבָה noun feminine female ( perforata (Ba NB 166); so Thes and most; > another view in Schw ZAW xi (1891), 181f.; Idioticon 57; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Aramaic נוּקְבָּא, נוּקְבְּתָא, , ); — always absolute ׳נ Jeremiah 31:22 21t. (all Pentateuch, and all P except Deuteronomy 4:16):

1 woman (or female child) Jeremiah 31:22 (opposed to גֶּבֶר), Genesis 1:27; Genesis 5:2; Leviticus 12:5,7; Leviticus 15:33; Leviticus 27:4,5,6,7) Numbers 5:3 (all opposed to זָבָר), Numbers 31:15.

2 female animal Genesis 6:19; Genesis 7:3,9,16; Leviticus 3:1,6 (all opposed to זָכָר), Leviticus 4:28,32; Leviticus 5:6. — Deuteronomy 4:16 (opposed to זָכָר) may include both women and animals.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נְקֵבָה f. a woman, a female (a genitalium figura dicta); of persons, Genesis 1:27, 5:2 and of beasts, Genesis 6:19 Levit. 3:1, 4:28, 32 5:6 12:5. Opp. to זָכָר a male. [Syr. Ch. id.]

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List of Word Forms
וְלַנְּקֵבָ֑ה וְלַנְּקֵבָ֖ה וְלַנְּקֵבָ֣ה וּנְקֵבָ֑ה וּנְקֵבָ֖ה וּנְקֵבָ֤ה ולנקבה ונקבה לַנְּקֵבָֽה׃ לנקבה׃ נְקֵבָ֔ה נְקֵבָ֖ה נְקֵבָ֣ה נְקֵבָ֥ה נְקֵבָ֨ה נְקֵבָֽה׃ נְקֵבָה֙ נקבה נקבה׃ lan·nə·qê·ḇāh lannekeVah lannəqêḇāh nə·qê·ḇāh nekeVah nəqêḇāh ū·nə·qê·ḇāh unekeVah ūnəqêḇāh velannekeVah wə·lan·nə·qê·ḇāh wəlannəqêḇāh
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