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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1237 - בִּקְעָה

Transliteration
biq‛âh
Phonetics
bik-aw'  
Word Origin
from (01234)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
271b
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) valley

2) plain, level valley

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3006 ‑ λεῖος (li'‑os);  3977 ‑ πεδινός (ped‑ee‑nos');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (20) NAS (20) HCS (20)
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 3
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 3
Ezekiel 5
Amos 1
Zechariah 1
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 3
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 3
Ezekiel 5
Amos 1
Zechariah 1
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 3
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 3
Ezekiel 5
Amos 1
Zechariah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfp 3
n-cfs 9
n-cfsc 7
n-cfp 3
n-cfs 9
n-cfsc 7
n-cfp 3
n-cfs 9
n-cfsc 7
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2034) oqb (בקאה BQAh) AC: Cleave CO: Half AB: ?: A breaking or cleaving of something in half.

V) oqb (בקאה BQAh) - Cleave: To break, cut or divide something in half. KJV (51): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Hophal, Pual, Piel) cleave, divide, rent, break through, breach, hatch - Strongs: H1234 (בָּקַע)

Nm) oqb (בקאה BQAh) - Bekah: A standard of measure. A half shekel weight. KJV (2): half, bekah - Strongs: H1235 (בֶּקַע)

bm) oiqb (בקיאה BQYAh) - Fissure: A breach causing a division. KJV (2): breach, cleft - Strongs: H1233 (בָּקִיעַ)

ef1) eoqib (ביקאהה BYQAhH) - Valley: A wide level valley as a division between mountains. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: heqb] KJV (21): plain, valley - Strongs: H1236 (בִּקְעָה), H1237 (בִּקְעָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בִּקְעָה noun feminine valley (cleft), plain — absolute ׳ב Genesis 11:2 8t.; construct בִּקְעַת Deuteronomy 34:3 7t.; plural בְּקָעוֺת Isaiah 41:18; Psalm 104:8; בְּקָעֹת Deuteronomy 11:11; —

1 valley (opposed to הַר mountain) Deuteronomy 8:7; Deuteronomy 11:11; compare Isaiah 41:18; also Isaiah 63:14 כַּבְּהֵמָה בַּבִּקְעָח תֵרֵד; in creation-poem Psalm 104:8 יַעֲלוּ הָרִים יֵ˜רְדוּ בְקָעוֺת.

2 plain (sometimes valley-plain, broad valley) Genesis 11:2; also Ezekiel 3:22,23; Ezekiel 8:4; Ezekiel 37:1,2(׳עַלמְּֿבֵי הַבּ) as level, opposed to הָֽרְכָּ סִים Isaiah 40:4 ("" מִישׁוֺר); elsewhere construct mostly with proper name Deuteronomy 34:3 יְרֵחוֺ׳ב (appositive הַכִּכָּר), מִצְפֶה׳ב Joshua 11:8, הַלְּבָנוֺן׳ב Joshua 11:17; Joshua 12:7, מִגִדּוֺ׳ב 2 Chronicles 35:22 compare Zechariah 12:11, אוֺנוֺ׳ב Nehemiah 6:2; אָֿוֶן׳ב Amos 1:5 plain of idolatry = Baalbek (Damascus, according to Wetzst in De Jes 3,702; ᵐ5 πέδιον Ὤη).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בִּקְעָה pl. בְּקָעוֹת, f. a valley (as if a cleaving and separation of mountains), opp. to mountains, Deuteronomy 8:7, 11:11 Psalms 104:8 to hills, Isaiah 41:18. But more often a plain country, widely extended plain (LXX. πεδίον), e.g. that in which Babylon was situated, Genesis 11:2 comp. Ezekiel 3:23, 37:1, Ezekiel 37:2 בִּקְעַת הַלְּבָנוֹן “the valley of Lebanon,” used of the plain at the foot of Hermon and Antilibanus, at the rise of Jordan, Joshua 11:17, 12:7 and not the valley between Libanus and Antilibanus, Cœlesyria of Strabo, Ard el Bŭkĉ’ǎ ارض البقا ع (land of vallies) of the Arabs. Other regions are called from towns near them, as בִּקְעַת מְגִדּוֹן 2 Chronicles 35:22 ב׳ יְרֵחוֹ Deuteronomy 34:3. (Syriac ܦܘܰܢܬܐܳ, Arabic بَقيعُ, بُقْعَةُ and بَقْعَةُ id.)

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List of Word Forms
בְּבִקְעַ֥ת בְּקָע֖וֹת בְקָע֑וֹת בִּקְעַ֥ת בִּקְעַ֧ת בִקְעָ֛ה בַּבִּקְעָ֖ה בַּבִּקְעָ֣ה בַּבִּקְעָֽה׃ בבקעה בבקעה׃ בבקעת בקעה בקעות בקעת הַבִּקְעָ֑ה הַבִּקְעָ֔ה הַבִּקְעָה֒ הבקעה וּבְקָעֹ֑ת ובקעת לְבִקְעָֽה׃ לבקעה׃ מִבִּקְעַת־ מבקעת־ bab·biq·‘āh babbikAh babbiq‘āh bə·ḇiq·‘aṯ bə·qā·‘ō·wṯ ḇə·qā·‘ō·wṯ bəḇiq‘aṯ bekaot bəqā‘ōwṯ ḇəqā‘ōwṯ bevikAt bikAt ḇiq‘āh biq‘aṯ ḇiq·‘āh biq·‘aṯ hab·biq·‘āh habbikAh habbiq‘āh lə·ḇiq·‘āh ləḇiq‘āh levikAh mib·biq·‘aṯ- mibbikat mibbiq‘aṯ- ū·ḇə·qā·‘ōṯ ūḇəqā‘ōṯ uvekaOt vekaot vikAh
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