1234. baqa
Strong's Concordance
baqa: to cleave, break open or through
Original Word: בָּקַע
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: baqa
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-kah')
Short Definition: split
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to cleave, break open or through
NASB Translation
breached (3), break (4), break forth (1), break through (1), breaks forth (1), breaks open (1), broke open (1), broke through (2), broken (3), burst (2), burst open (1), cleaved (1), dashed to pieces (1), divide (1), divided (4), forth (1), hatch (2), hews (1), invaded (1), make for ourselves a breach (1), rip (1), ripped (1), ripped open (2), shook (1), split (7), split open (1), splits (1), tear (1), tore (2), torn (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
בָּקַע verb cleave, break open or through (Late Hebrew id., MI15 מבקע השחרת from break of dawn; Aramaic בְּקַע; compare Ethiopic profit, be useful, originally findere, aperire, Di) —

Qal Perfect בָּקַע Psalm 78:13, בָּֽקְעָה Isaiah 34:15, בָּקַעְתָּ Nehemiah 9:11; Psalm 74:15, וּבָֽקַעְתָּ֫ Ezekiel 29:7; Imperfect וַיִּבְקַע Judges 15:19; Isaiah 48:21, וַיִּבְקְעוּ 2 Samuel 23:16 = 1 Chronicles 11:18, וַיִּ בְקָעוּהָ2Chronicles 21:17; Imperative וּבְקָעֵהוּ Exodus 14:16; Infinitive construct suffix בִּקְעָם Amos 1:13; 2Chronicles 32:1; Participle active בּוֺקֵעַ Isaiah 63:12; Ecclesiastes 10:9, בֹּקֵעַ Psalm 141:7; —

1 cleave, cleave open, followed by accusative, Judges 15:19 God cleft open the hollow (הַמֵּכְתֵּשׁ), and water came out, compare Isaiah 48:21 (object צוּר), also Psalm 74:15 bring forth by cleaving, object מַעְיָן יָנָחַ֑ל, all three of divine operation; cleave or rip open pregnant women Amos 1:13; of a broken staff, tearing the shoulder Ezekiel 29:7 (but read כַּף hand for כָּתֵף, ᵐ5 ᵑ9 Sm (?)Co.); cleave wood Ecclesiastes 10:9 ("" מַסִּיעַ אֲבָנִים); of ploughing (furrowing) the earth Psalm 141:7 ("" מֹּלֵחֵ; in simile); especially of dividing the sea, Exodus 14:16 (P) Nehemiah 9:11; Psalm 78:13, compare Isaiah 63:12, object מַיִם; — in all these subject ׳י except Exodus 14:16 where he commands Moses; of hatching out (a brood, but no object expressed) Isaiah 34:15, subject קִמּוֺו arrow-snake.

2 break through or into, followed by בְּ 2 Samuel 23:16 = 1 Chronicles 11:18; followed by accusative 2Chronicles 21:17 וַיַעֲלוּ בִיהוּדָה וֵיִבְקָעוּהָ; also 2 Chronicles 32:1, object suffix reference to cities, ויאמר לְבִקְעָם אֵלָיו and he thought to break into them and so bring them unto himself.

Niph`al Perfect נִבְקַע Job 26:8; Zechariah 14:4 (וְ consecutive); נִבְקְעוּ Genesis 7:11; Isaiah 35:6, נִבְקָ֑עוּ2Chronicles 25:11; Proverbs 3:20; Imperfect יִבָּקַע Isaiah 58:8, יִבֵָּק֑עַ Job 32:19; 3feminine singular תִּבָּקַע Isaiah 59:5, וַתִּבָּקַע Numbers 16:31 3t.; Infinitive construct לְהִבָּקֵעַ Ezekiel 30:16; —

1 be cleft, rent open, subject the ground, הָֽאֲדָמָה Numbers 16:31 (J), הָאָרֶץ 1 Kings 1:40 (hyperb.); mountain Zechariah 14:4; burst open, of men hurled from rock 2 Chronicles 25:12; of cloud beneath its weight of water Job 26:8; hyperb. of belly full of words seeking a vent, Job 32:19 like new wine-skins it will burst open; so of the water-receptacles (מעינות) of the great deep, at the flood Genesis 7:11; of the water-masses themselves, תהומות Proverbs 3:20, מים ונהלים Isaiah 35:6; also of the Red Sea, וַיִבָּקְעוּ המים Exodus 14:21; of light breaking forth Isaiah 58:8 (figurative); of serpent's egg hatching out as a viper Isaiah 59:5 הַזּוּרֶה תִּבָּקַע אֶפְעֶה.

2 be broken into, of city captured by breaches in walls 2 Kings 25:4 = Jeremiah 52:7; Ezekiel 30:16.

Pi`el Perfect בִּקֵּעַ 2 Kings 15:16; Job 28:10, וּבִקַּעְתִּ֫י Ezekiel 13:13, בִּקֵּ֑עוּ Isaiah 59:5; Imperfect יְבַקַּע Psalm 78:15, וַיְבַקַּע Genesis 22:3; 3feminine singular תְּבַקֵּעַ Ezekiel 13:11, תְּבַקְּעֵם Hosea 13:8; 2masculine singular תְּבַקַּעֿ Habakkuk 3:9, תְּבַקֵּ֑עַ 2 Kings 8:12; 2feminine plural וַתְּבַקַּעְנָה 2 Kings 2:24; — cleave, cut to pieces, or rend open (often more complete or more violent than Qal), followed by accusative, of cleaving wood Genesis 22:3 i.e. cut it up for burning, so 1 Samuel 6:14; of ripping open pregnant women 2 Kings 8:12; 2 Kings 15:16; of tearing in pieces children 2 Kings 2:24; compare also Hosea 13:8 (figurative); of cleaving open rocks, to bring forth water Psalm 78:15 (subject God); of cutting mining-shafts Job 28:10 ׳בַּצּוּרוֺת יְאֹרִים בּ; נְהָרוֺת תְּבַקַּעאָֿ֑רֶץ Habakkuk 3:9 into rivers thou cleavest (the) earth; break through or down (a wall, but no object expressed), Ezekiel 13:11 רוּחַ סְעָרוֺת תְּבֵַקּ֑עַ (but Co תִּבָּקֵעַ), compare Ezekiel 13:13 וּבִקַּעְתִּי רוּחַ סְעָרוֺת בַחֲמָתִי; of hatching eggs Isaiah 59:5 בֵּיצֵי צִפְעוֺנִיבִֵּקּ֑עוּ (figurative)

Pu`al Imperfect יְבָֻקּ֑עוּ Hosea 14:1; Participle מְבֻקָּעָה Ezekiel 26:10, מְבֻקָּעִים Joshua 9:4; — be ripped open, of women Hosea 14:1 (verb of masculine form); rent, of old wine-skins Joshua 9:4; broken into, of a city in whose walls a breach has been made Ezekiel 26:10.

Hiph`il Imperfect1plural suffix וְנַבְקִעֶנָּה Isaiah 7:6; Infinitive construct לְהַבְקִיעַ 2 Kings 3:26; — break into, followed by suffix reference to Judah, Isaiah 7:6 אֵלֵינוּ ׳ונב let us break into it, lay it open, and so bring it unto ourselves (compare Qal 2 Chronicles 32:1); break through (absolute) with sword, שֹׁלֵף חֶרֶבּ לְהַבְקִיעַ אֶלמֶֿלֶךְאֱדוֺם 2 Kings 3:26.

Hoph`al Perfect3feminine singular הָבְקְעָה הָעִיר Jeremiah 39:2 the city was broken into, entrance was made by a breach.

Hithpa`el Perfect הִתְכַָּקּ֑עוּ Joshua 9:13, Imperfect יִתְבּקָּ֑עוּ Micah 1:4; — burst (themselves) open, of wine-skins Joshua 9:13; cleave asunder, of valleys Micah 1:4.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
make a breach, break forth into, out, in pieces

A primitive root; to cleave; generally, to rend, break, rip or open -- make a breach, break forth (into, out, in pieces, through, up), be ready to burst, cleave (asunder), cut out, divide, hatch, rend (asunder), rip up, tear, win.

Forms and Transliterations
בִּקְעָם֙ בִּקֵּ֑עַ בִּקֵּ֔עוּ בִּקֵּֽעַ׃ בָ֭קַעְתָּ בָּ֣קַע בָּקַ֣עְתָּ בּ֤וֹקֵֽעַ בּוֹקֵ֥עַ בוקע בקע בקע׃ בקעו בקעם בקעת הִתְבַּקָּ֑עוּ הָבְקְעָ֖ה הבקעה התבקעו וְנִבְקַע֩ וְנַבְקִעֶ֖נָּה וַֽיְבַקְּעוּ֙ וַיְבַקַּע֙ וַיִּ֨בְקַע־ וַיִּבְקְע֨וּ וַיִּבְקְעוּ֩ וַיִּבְקַ֨ע וַיִּבְקָע֔וּהָ וַיִּבָּקְע֖וּ וַתְּבַקַּ֣עְנָה וַתִּבָּקַ֣ע וַתִּבָּקַ֥ע וּבְקָעֵ֑הוּ וּבִקַּעְתִּ֥י וּבָקְעָ֖ה וּבָקַעְתָּ֥ וּבֹקֵ֣עַ וּמְבֻקָּעִ֖ים ובקע ובקעה ובקעהו ובקעת ובקעתי ויבקע ויבקע־ ויבקעו ויבקעוה ומבקעים ונבקע ונבקענה ותבקע ותבקענה יְבַקַּ֣ע יְבֻקָּֽעוּ׃ יִבָּקֵֽעַ׃ יִבָּקַ֤ע יִתְבַּקָּ֑עוּ יבקע יבקע׃ יבקעו׃ יתבקעו לְבִקְעָ֥ם לְהִבָּקֵ֑עַ לְהַבְקִ֛יעַ לבקעם להבקיע להבקע מְבֻקָּעָֽה׃ מבקעה׃ נִבְקְע֤וּ נִבְקְעוּ֙ נִבְקַ֖ע נִבְקָ֑עוּ נִבְקָֽעוּ׃ נבקע נבקעו נבקעו׃ תְּבַקְּעֵֽם׃ תְּבַקֵּֽעַ׃ תְּבַקַּע־ תִּבָּקַ֥ע תבקע תבקע־ תבקע׃ תבקעם׃ bā·qa‘ bā·qa‘·tā ḇā·qa‘·tā Baka baKata bāqa‘ bāqa‘tā ḇāqa‘tā bikAm bikKea bikKeu biq‘ām biq·‘ām biq·qê·‘ū biq·qê·a‘ biqqê‘ū biqqêa‘ bō·w·qê·a‘ boKea bōwqêa‘ hā·ḇə·qə·‘āh hāḇəqə‘āh havekeAh hiṯ·baq·qā·‘ū hitbakKau hiṯbaqqā‘ū lə·ḇiq·‘ām lə·haḇ·qî·a‘ lə·hib·bā·qê·a‘ ləḇiq‘ām ləhaḇqîa‘ lehavKia lehibbaKea ləhibbāqêa‘ levikAm mə·ḇuq·qā·‘āh məḇuqqā‘āh mevukkaAh niḇ·qa‘ niḇ·qā·‘ū niḇ·qə·‘ū niḇqa‘ niḇqā‘ū niḇqə‘ū nivKa nivKau nivkeU tə·ḇaq·qa‘- tə·ḇaq·qə·‘êm tə·ḇaq·qê·a‘ təḇaqqa‘- təḇaqqə‘êm təḇaqqêa‘ tevakka tevakKea tevakkeEm tib·bā·qa‘ tibbaKa tibbāqa‘ ū·ḇā·qa‘·tā ū·ḇā·qə·‘āh ū·ḇə·qā·‘ê·hū ū·ḇiq·qa‘·tî ū·ḇō·qê·a‘ ū·mə·ḇuq·qā·‘îm ūḇāqa‘tā ūḇāqə‘āh ūḇəqā‘êhū ūḇiqqa‘tî ūḇōqêa‘ ūməḇuqqā‘îm umevukkaIm uvakaTa uvakeAh uvekaEhu uvikkaTi uvoKea vaiyibbakeU vaiyivKa vaiyivkaUha vaiyivkeU Vakata vattevakKanah vattibbaKa vayvakKa vayvakkeU venavkiEnnah venivKa wat·tə·ḇaq·qa‘·nāh wat·tib·bā·qa‘ wattəḇaqqa‘nāh wattibbāqa‘ way·ḇaq·qa‘ way·ḇaq·qə·‘ū way·yib·bā·qə·‘ū way·yiḇ·qa‘ way·yiḇ·qa‘- way·yiḇ·qā·‘ū·hā way·yiḇ·qə·‘ū wayḇaqqa‘ wayḇaqqə‘ū wayyibbāqə‘ū wayyiḇqa‘ wayyiḇqa‘- wayyiḇqā‘ūhā wayyiḇqə‘ū wə·naḇ·qi·‘en·nāh wə·niḇ·qa‘ wənaḇqi‘ennāh wəniḇqa‘ yə·ḇaq·qa‘ yə·ḇuq·qā·‘ū yəḇaqqa‘ yəḇuqqā‘ū yevakKa yevukKau yib·bā·qa‘ yib·bā·qê·a‘ yibbaKa yibbaKea yibbāqa‘ yibbāqêa‘ yiṯ·baq·qā·‘ū yitbakKau yiṯbaqqā‘ū
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51 Occurrences


bā·qa‘ — 1 Occ.
bā·qa‘·tā — 1 Occ.
biq·‘ām — 1 Occ.
biq·qê·a‘ — 2 Occ.
biq·qê·‘ū — 1 Occ.
bō·w·qê·a‘ — 2 Occ.
hā·ḇə·qə·‘āh — 1 Occ.
hiṯ·baq·qā·‘ū — 1 Occ.
lə·haḇ·qî·a‘ — 1 Occ.
lə·hib·bā·qê·a‘ — 1 Occ.
lə·ḇiq·‘ām — 1 Occ.
mə·ḇuq·qā·‘āh — 1 Occ.
niḇ·qa‘ — 1 Occ.
niḇ·qā·‘ū — 2 Occ.
niḇ·qə·‘ū — 2 Occ.
tə·ḇaq·qa‘- — 1 Occ.
tə·ḇaq·qê·a‘ — 2 Occ.
tə·ḇaq·qə·‘êm — 1 Occ.
tib·bā·qa‘ — 1 Occ.
ū·mə·ḇuq·qā·‘îm — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇā·qa‘·tā — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇā·qə·‘āh — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·qā·‘ê·hū — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇiq·qa‘·tî — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇō·qê·a‘ — 1 Occ.
way·yib·bā·qə·‘ū — 1 Occ.
way·yiḇ·qa‘ — 2 Occ.
way·yiḇ·qā·‘ū·hā — 1 Occ.
way·yiḇ·qə·‘ū — 2 Occ.
ḇā·qa‘·tā — 1 Occ.
wat·tə·ḇaq·qa‘·nāh — 1 Occ.
wat·tib·bā·qa‘ — 4 Occ.
way·ḇaq·qa‘ — 1 Occ.
way·ḇaq·qə·‘ū — 1 Occ.
wə·naḇ·qi·‘en·nāh — 1 Occ.
wə·niḇ·qa‘ — 1 Occ.
yə·ḇaq·qa‘ — 1 Occ.
yə·ḇuq·qā·‘ū — 1 Occ.
yib·bā·qa‘ — 1 Occ.
yib·bā·qê·a‘ — 1 Occ.
yiṯ·baq·qā·‘ū — 1 Occ.

Genesis 7:11
HEB: בַּיּ֣וֹם הַזֶּ֗ה נִבְקְעוּ֙ כָּֽל־ מַעְיְנֹת֙
NAS: deep burst open, and the floodgates
KJV: deep broken up, and the windows
INT: day the same burst all the fountains

Genesis 22:3
HEB: יִצְחָ֣ק בְּנ֑וֹ וַיְבַקַּע֙ עֲצֵ֣י עֹלָ֔ה
NAS: his son; and he split wood
KJV: his son, and clave the wood
INT: and Isaac his son split wood the burnt

Exodus 14:16
HEB: עַל־ הַיָּ֖ם וּבְקָעֵ֑הוּ וְיָבֹ֧אוּ בְנֵֽי־
NAS: the sea and divide it, and the sons
KJV: over the sea, and divide it: and the children
INT: over the sea and divide shall go and the sons

Exodus 14:21
HEB: הַיָּ֖ם לֶחָרָבָ֑ה וַיִּבָּקְע֖וּ הַמָּֽיִם׃
NAS: so the waters were divided.
KJV: [land], and the waters were divided.
INT: the sea dry were divided the waters

Numbers 16:31
HEB: הַדְּבָרִ֖ים הָאֵ֑לֶּה וַתִּבָּקַ֥ע הָאֲדָמָ֖ה אֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: that was under them split open;
KJV: that the ground clave asunder that [was] under them:
INT: words these split the ground that was

Joshua 9:4
HEB: יַ֙יִן֙ בָּלִ֔ים וּמְבֻקָּעִ֖ים וּמְצֹרָרִֽים׃
NAS: worn-out and torn and mended,
KJV: bottles, old, and rent, and bound up;
INT: and wine worn-out and torn and mended

Joshua 9:13
HEB: חֲדָשִׁ֔ים וְהִנֵּ֖ה הִתְבַּקָּ֑עוּ וְאֵ֤לֶּה שַׂלְמוֹתֵ֙ינוּ֙
NAS: and behold, they are torn; and these
KJV: [were] new; and, behold, they be rent: and these our garments
INT: were new and behold are torn and these our clothes

Judges 15:19
HEB: וַיִּבְקַ֨ע אֱלֹהִ֜ים אֶת־
NAS: But God split the hollow
KJV: But God clave an hollow place
INT: split God the hollow

1 Samuel 6:14
HEB: אֶ֣בֶן גְּדוֹלָ֑ה וַֽיְבַקְּעוּ֙ אֶת־ עֲצֵ֣י
NAS: stone; and they split the wood
KJV: stone: and they clave the wood
INT: stone a large split the wood of the cart

2 Samuel 23:16
HEB: וַיִּבְקְעוּ֩ שְׁלֹ֨שֶׁת הַגִּבֹּרִ֜ים
NAS: mighty men broke through the camp
KJV: mighty men brake through the host
INT: broke the three mighty

1 Kings 1:40
HEB: שִׂמְחָ֣ה גְדוֹלָ֑ה וַתִּבָּקַ֥ע הָאָ֖רֶץ בְּקוֹלָֽם׃
NAS: so that the earth shook at their noise.
KJV: so that the earth rent with the sound
INT: joy great shook the earth their noise

2 Kings 2:24
HEB: מִן־ הַיַּ֔עַר וַתְּבַקַּ֣עְנָה מֵהֶ֔ם אַרְבָּעִ֥ים
NAS: out of the woods and tore up forty-two
KJV: out of the wood, and tare forty
INT: out of the woods and tore like forty

2 Kings 3:26
HEB: שֹׁ֣לֵֽף חֶ֗רֶב לְהַבְקִ֛יעַ אֶל־ מֶ֥לֶךְ
NAS: swords, to break through to the king
KJV: swords, to break through [even] unto the king
INT: drew swords to break to the king

2 Kings 8:12
HEB: תְּרַטֵּ֔שׁ וְהָרֹתֵיהֶ֖ם תְּבַקֵּֽעַ׃
NAS: and their women with child you will rip up.
KJV: their children, and rip up their women with child.
INT: will dash and their women will rip

2 Kings 15:16
HEB: כָּל־ הֶהָ֥רוֹתֶ֖יהָ בִּקֵּֽעַ׃ פ
NAS: [to him]; therefore he struck [it] and ripped up all
KJV: [it; and] all the women therein that were with child he ripped up.
INT: all women and ripped

2 Kings 25:4
HEB: וַתִּבָּקַ֣ע הָעִ֗יר וְכָל־
NAS: Then the city was broken into, and all
KJV: And the city was broken up, and all the men
INT: was broken the city and all

1 Chronicles 11:18
HEB: וַיִּבְקְע֨וּ הַשְּׁלֹשָׁ֜ה בְּמַחֲנֵ֣ה
NAS: So the three broke through the camp
KJV: And the three brake through the host
INT: broke the three the camp

2 Chronicles 21:17
HEB: וַיַּעֲל֤וּ בִֽיהוּדָה֙ וַיִּבְקָע֔וּהָ וַיִּשְׁבּ֗וּ אֵ֤ת
NAS: against Judah and invaded it, and carried
KJV: into Judah, and brake into it, and carried away
INT: came Judah and invaded and carried all

2 Chronicles 25:12
HEB: הַסֶּ֖לַע וְכֻלָּ֥ם נִבְקָֽעוּ׃ ס
NAS: so that they were all dashed to pieces.
KJV: of the rock, that they all were broken in pieces.
INT: of the cliff were all dashed

2 Chronicles 32:1
HEB: הַבְּצֻר֔וֹת וַיֹּ֖אמֶר לְבִקְעָ֥ם אֵלָֽיו׃
NAS: and thought to break into them for himself.
KJV: and thought to win them for himself.
INT: the fortified and thought to break about

Nehemiah 9:11
HEB: וְהַיָּם֙ בָּקַ֣עְתָּ לִפְנֵיהֶ֔ם וַיַּֽעַבְר֥וּ
NAS: You divided the sea before
KJV: And thou didst divide the sea before
INT: the sea divided before passed

Job 26:8
HEB: בְּעָבָ֑יו וְלֹא־ נִבְקַ֖ע עָנָ֣ן תַּחְתָּֽם׃
NAS: And the cloud does not burst under
KJV: and the cloud is not rent under them.
INT: his clouds does not burst and the cloud under

Job 28:10
HEB: בַּ֭צּוּרוֹת יְאֹרִ֣ים בִּקֵּ֑עַ וְכָל־ יְ֝קָ֗ר
NAS: He hews out channels
KJV: He cutteth out rivers among the rocks;
INT: the rocks channels hews anything precious

Job 32:19
HEB: כְּאֹב֥וֹת חֲ֝דָשִׁ֗ים יִבָּקֵֽעַ׃
NAS: wineskins it is about to burst.
KJV: [which] hath no vent; it is ready to burst like new
INT: wineskins new to burst

Psalm 74:15
HEB: אַתָּ֣ה בָ֭קַעְתָּ מַעְיָ֣ן וָנָ֑חַל
NAS: You broke open springs and torrents;
KJV: Thou didst cleave the fountain
INT: You broke springs and torrents

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