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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2141 - זָכַךְ

Word Origin
a primitive root [compare (02135)]
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to be pure, be bright, be clean, be bright, clean

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to be bright, be shining

1a2) to be clean, be pure

1b) (Hiphil) to cleanse, make cleanse, make clean

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
Job 3
Lamentations 1
Job 3
Lamentations 1
Job 3
Lamentations 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1149) kz (זכ ZK) AC: Refine CO: ? AB: Pure: An oil or other substance that is clear and free of impurities.

A) kz (זכ ZK) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Pure

Nm ) kz (זכ ZK) - Pure: An oil or other substance that is free of impurities. Also a person without impurities. KJV (11): pure, clean - Strongs: H2134 (זַךְ)

rf) fkz (זכו ZKW) - Innocence: One without impurities. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): innocency - Strongs: H2136 (זָכוּ)

B) kkz (זככ ZKK) AC: Refine CO: Crystal AB: ?

V) kkz (זככ ZKK) - Refine: To remove the impurities by washing or refining to make pure. [df: qqz] KJV (11): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel) clean, pure, refine, fine, purge - Strongs: H2141 (זָכַךְ), H2212 (זָקַק)

cf4 ) tikfkz (זכוכית ZKWKYT) - Crystal: A mineral without impurities. KJV (1): cyrstal - Strongs: H2137 (זְכוֹכִית)

H) ekz (זכה ZKH) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Pure

V) ekz (זכה ZKH) - Pure: To be without impurities. KJV (8): (vf: Paal, Hitpael, Piel) clean, clear, pure - Strongs: H2135 (זָכָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [זָכַךְ] verb be bright, clean, pure (kindred with foregoing. Only Lamentations , Job) —

Qal Perfect only 3 masculine plural זַכּ֫וּ; —

1 be right, shining, figurative of splendour of nobles נְזִירִים מִשֶּׁלֶג׳ז Lamentations 4:7 ("" מֵחָלָב צַחוּ).

2 be clean, pure in God's sight, of heavens Job 15:15, of stars Job 25:5 ("" יַאֲהִיל of moon; compare also יִזְכֶּה Job 15:14; Job 25:4).

Hiph`il cleanse, only Perfect 1 singular וַהֲזִכּוֺתִי בְּבֹר כַּמָּֽי׃ Job 9:30, figurative of making morally spotless ("" הִתְרָחַצְתִּי).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

זָכַךְ i.q. זָכָה (which see), to be pure, used of things physically [?], Lamentations 4:7 used morally, Job 15:15, 25:5. Comp. the kindred root זָגַג [“also צָחַח”].

Hiphil, to cleanse, to wash, Job 9:30.

[“Niphal, see זָכָה Hithpael.”]

Derivatives, זָךְ and זַךְ, זְכוּכִית and pr.n. זַכַּי.

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List of Word Forms
וַ֝הֲזִכּ֗וֹתִי והזכותי זַכּ֤וּ זַכּ֥וּ זכו vahazikKoti wa·hă·zik·kō·w·ṯî wahăzikkōwṯî zak·kū zakKu zakkū
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