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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6121 - עָקֹב

Word Origin
from (06117)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) deceitful, sly, insidious

1a) deceitful, sly, insidious, slippery

1b) foot-tracked

2) steep, hilly

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3022 ‑ λευκός (lyoo‑kos');  901 ‑ βαθύς (bath‑oos');  4646 ‑ σκολιός (skol‑ee‑os');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 1
a-fs 1
a-ms 2
a-fs 1
a-ms 2
a-fs 1
a-ms 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2571) bqo (אהקב AhQB) AC: Restrain CO: Heel AB: ?: The restraining of the heel when taking a step forward. [from: ko]

V) bqo (אהקב AhQB) - Restrain: To hold back. KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Piel) supplant, heel, stay - Strongs: H6117 (עָקַב)

Nm) bqo (אהקב AhQB) - I. Heel:What is restrained when taking a step forward. II. Because:In the sense of being on the heel of something else. KJV (29): heel, footstep, horsehoof, at last, step, liers, because, reward, end, by, for, if - Strongs: H6118 (עֵקֶב), H6119 (עִקְּבָה), H6120 (עָקֵב)

Nf1) ebqo (אהקבה AhQBH) - Subtlety: As appearing to be hidden in the sense of restraint. KJV (1): subtilty - Strongs: H6122 (עָקְבָה)

cm) bfqo (אהקוב AhQWB) - Crooked: From the angle of the ankle. KJV (3): crooked, deceitful, polluted - Strongs: H6121 (עָקֹב)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. עָקֹב adjective

1 insidious, deceitful, Jeremiah 17:9 עָקֹב הַלֵּב מִכֹּל.

2 foot-tracked (denominative from I. עָקֵב) Hosea 6:8 גִּלְעָד קִרְיַת מֹּעֲלֵי אָוֶן עֲֹקֻבָּה מִדָּם.

II. עָקֹב adjective steep, hilly (see √; compare difficult mountain path, Qor 90:11 hill); — Isaiah 40:4 והיה הֶעָקֹב לְמִישׁוֺר let the steep ground (Chronicles) become a plain ("" הָֽרְכָסִים). compare Sirach 6:20.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָקֹב m.

(1)  a hill, acclivity, i.q. Arab. عَقَبَةُ Eth. ዑቀብ፡ Isaiah 40:4. (A hill is said to be so called from its retarding and keeping back those who go up, but see the remarks on the root No. 1).

(2) adj. fraudulent, deceitful, Jeremiah 17:9.

(3) adj. denom. from עָקֵב No. 3. Hosea 6:8, עֲקֻבָּה מִדָּם “trodden (trampled) in blood,” i.e. full of bloody footprints.

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List of Word Forms
הֶֽעָקֹב֙ העקב עֲקֻבָּ֖ה עָקֹ֥ב עקב עקבה ‘ā·qōḇ ‘ă·qub·bāh ‘āqōḇ ‘ăqubbāh aKo akubBah he‘āqōḇ he·‘ā·qōḇ heaKo
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