2204. zaqen
Strong's Concordance
zaqen: to be or become old
Original Word: זָקֵן
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: zaqen
Phonetic Spelling: (zaw-kane')
Short Definition: old
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as zaqan
Definition
to be or become old
NASB Translation
am so old (1), am old (3), am...old (1), being old (1), grow old (1), grown old (1), old (17), reached a old (1), reached old (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
זָקֵן verb be or become old (compare, according to Thes, Arabic a she-camel that lets her lower lip hang down, see Lane968; decrepit man) —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular זָקֵן Genesis 18:12 14t. (often hard to distinguished from predicate adjective זָקֵן q. v.); 3feminine singular זָָֽקְנָה Proverbs 23:22; 2masculine singular זָקַנְתָּ 1 Samuel 8:5; זָקַ֫נְתָּה Joshua 13:1; 1singular זָקַנְתִּי Joshua 23:2 3t.; זָקַנְ֑תִּי Genesis 18:13; Genesis 27:2; Imperfect וַיִּזְקַן2Chronicles 24:15; — be (or become) old Genesis 18:12,13; Genesis 19:31; Genesis 27:1,2(all J), 1 Samuel 2:22; 1 Samuel 4:18; 1 Samuel 8:1; 1 Samuel 8:5; 1 Samuel 12:2; 1 Samuel 17:122; Sam 1 Samuel 19:33; 1 Kings 1:1,15; 2 Kings 4:14; also Genesis 24:1 ("" בא בימים), so Joshua 13:1 (twice in verse); Joshua 23:1,2("" here בָּאתִי בימים), 1 Chronicles 23:1 ("" שָׂבַע ימים), 1 Chronicles 24:15 ("" id.); Proverbs 23:22; Psalm 37:25 (opposed to "" היה נער); note especially זָקַנְתִּי מִהְיוֺת לאישׁ Ruth 1:12 I am too old to belong to a man (husband).

Hiph`il only Imperfect3masculine singular יַזְקִין inchoate shew age, grow old = senescere Ew§ 122 c, compare Di; of youth Proverbs 22:6; of tree-root Job 14:8.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
aged man, old man

A primitive root; to be old -- aged man, be (wax) old (man).

Forms and Transliterations
וַיִּזְקַ֧ן ויזקן זָ֫קַ֥נְתִּי זָקְנָ֥ה זָקֵ֑ן זָקֵ֔ן זָקֵ֖ן זָקֵ֣ן זָקֵ֥ן זָקֵֽן׃ זָקַ֑נְתִּי זָקַ֔נְתִּי זָקַ֔נְתָּ זָקַ֖נְתִּי זָקַ֙נְתָּה֙ זָקַ֣נְתִּי זָקַֽנְתִּי׃ זקן זקן׃ זקנה זקנת זקנתה זקנתי זקנתי׃ יַ֝זְקִ֗ין יַזְקִ֣ין יזקין vaiyizKan way·yiz·qan wayyizqan yaz·qîn yazKin yazqîn zā·qan·tā zā·qan·tāh zā·qan·tî zā·qə·nāh zā·qên zaKanta zaKantah zaKanti zaKen zakeNah zāqantā zāqantāh zāqantî zāqên zāqənāh
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26 Occurrences


way·yiz·qan — 1 Occ.
yaz·qîn — 2 Occ.
zā·qan·tā — 1 Occ.
zā·qan·tāh — 1 Occ.
zā·qan·tî — 6 Occ.
zā·qên — 14 Occ.
zā·qə·nāh — 1 Occ.

Genesis 18:12
HEB: עֶדְנָ֔ה וַֽאדֹנִ֖י זָקֵֽן׃
NAS: pleasure, my lord being old also?
KJV: my lord being old also?
INT: have pleasure my lord being

Genesis 18:13
HEB: אֵלֵ֖ד וַאֲנִ֥י זָקַֽנְתִּי׃
NAS: bear [a child], when I am [so] old?'
KJV: bear a child, which am old?
INT: bear which I am

Genesis 19:31
HEB: הַצְּעִירָ֖ה אָבִ֣ינוּ זָקֵ֑ן וְאִ֨ישׁ אֵ֤ין
NAS: Our father is old, and there
KJV: Our father [is] old, and [there is] not a man
INT: the younger our father is old A man and there

Genesis 24:1
HEB: וְאַבְרָהָ֣ם זָקֵ֔ן בָּ֖א בַּיָּמִ֑ים
NAS: Now Abraham was old, advanced in age;
KJV: And Abraham was old, [and] well stricken
INT: now Abraham was old advanced age

Genesis 27:1
HEB: וַיְהִי֙ כִּֽי־ זָקֵ֣ן יִצְחָ֔ק וַתִּכְהֶ֥יןָ
NAS: Isaac was old and his eyes
KJV: that when Isaac was old, and his eyes
INT: came when was old Isaac dim

Genesis 27:2
HEB: הִנֵּה־ נָ֖א זָקַ֑נְתִּי לֹ֥א יָדַ֖עְתִּי
NAS: now, I am old [and] I do not know
KJV: And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know
INT: Behold now I am not know

Joshua 13:1
HEB: וִיהוֹשֻׁ֣עַ זָקֵ֔ן בָּ֖א בַּיָּמִ֑ים
NAS: Now Joshua was old [and] advanced
KJV: Now Joshua was old [and] stricken
INT: now Joshua was old advanced years

Joshua 13:1
HEB: אֵלָ֗יו אַתָּ֤ה זָקַ֙נְתָּה֙ בָּ֣אתָ בַיָּמִ֔ים
NAS: said to him, You are old [and] advanced
KJV: said unto him, Thou art old [and] stricken
INT: about You are old advanced years

Joshua 23:2
HEB: אֲלֵהֶ֔ם אֲנִ֣י זָקַ֔נְתִּי בָּ֖אתִי בַּיָּמִֽים׃
NAS: and said to them, I am old, advanced
KJV: and said unto them, I am old [and] stricken
INT: about I am am advanced years

Ruth 1:12
HEB: לֵ֔כְןָ כִּ֥י זָקַ֖נְתִּי מִהְי֣וֹת לְאִ֑ישׁ
NAS: my daughters! Go, for I am too old
KJV: go [your way]; for I am too old to have an husband.
INT: Go If I am to have A husband

1 Samuel 2:22
HEB: וְעֵלִ֖י זָקֵ֣ן מְאֹ֑ד וְשָׁמַ֗ע
NAS: Now Eli was very old; and he heard all
KJV: was very old, and heard
INT: now Eli old was very heard

1 Samuel 4:18
HEB: וַיָּמֹ֔ת כִּֽי־ זָקֵ֥ן הָאִ֖ישׁ וְכָבֵ֑ד
NAS: and he died, for he was old and heavy.
KJV: and he died: for he was an old man,
INT: died for was old man and heavy

1 Samuel 8:1
HEB: וַיְהִ֕י כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר זָקֵ֖ן שְׁמוּאֵ֑ל וַיָּ֧שֶׂם
NAS: Samuel was old that he appointed
KJV: And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made
INT: came after old Samuel appointed

1 Samuel 8:5
HEB: הִנֵּה֙ אַתָּ֣ה זָקַ֔נְתָּ וּבָנֶ֕יךָ לֹ֥א
NAS: to him, Behold, you have grown old, and your sons
KJV: And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons
INT: Behold you have grown and your sons not

1 Samuel 12:2
HEB: לִפְנֵיכֶ֗ם וַאֲנִי֙ זָקַ֣נְתִּי וָשַׂ֔בְתִּי וּבָנַ֖י
NAS: before you, but I am old and gray,
KJV: before you: and I am old and grayheaded;
INT: before I am you and gray my sons

1 Samuel 17:12
HEB: בִּימֵ֣י שָׁא֔וּל זָקֵ֖ן בָּ֥א בַאֲנָשִֽׁים׃
NAS: sons. And Jesse was old in the days
KJV: among men [for] an old man in the days
INT: the days of Saul was old advanced men

2 Samuel 19:32
HEB: וּבַרְזִלַּי֙ זָקֵ֣ן מְאֹ֔ד בֶּן־
NAS: was very old, being eighty
KJV: was a very aged man, [even] fourscore
INT: now Barzillai old was very old

1 Kings 1:1
HEB: וְהַמֶּ֤לֶךְ דָּוִד֙ זָקֵ֔ן בָּ֖א בַּיָּמִ֑ים
NAS: David was old, advanced
KJV: David was old [and] stricken
INT: now King David was old advanced age

1 Kings 1:15
HEB: הַחַ֔דְרָה וְהַמֶּ֖לֶךְ זָקֵ֣ן מְאֹ֑ד וַֽאֲבִישַׁג֙
NAS: was very old, and Abishag
KJV: was very old; and Abishag
INT: the bedroom now the king old was very and Abishag

2 Kings 4:14
HEB: לָ֖הּ וְאִישָׁ֥הּ זָקֵֽן׃
NAS: son and her husband is old.
KJV: and her husband is old.
INT: has husband is old

1 Chronicles 23:1
HEB: וְדָוִ֥יד זָקֵ֖ן וְשָׂבַ֣ע יָמִ֑ים
NAS: Now when David reached old age,
KJV: So when David was old and full
INT: David reached and full age

2 Chronicles 24:15
HEB: וַיִּזְקַ֧ן יְהוֹיָדָ֛ע וַיִּשְׂבַּ֥ע
NAS: Now when Jehoiada reached a ripe old
KJV: But Jehoiada waxed old, and was full
INT: reached Jehoiada was full

Job 14:8
HEB: אִם־ יַזְקִ֣ין בָּאָ֣רֶץ שָׁרְשׁ֑וֹ
NAS: its roots grow old in the ground
KJV: Though the root thereof wax old in the earth,
INT: Though grow the ground roots

Psalm 37:25
HEB: הָיִ֗יתִי גַּם־ זָ֫קַ֥נְתִּי וְֽלֹא־ רָ֭אִיתִי
NAS: and now I am old, Yet I have not seen
KJV: I have been young, and [now] am old; yet have I not seen
INT: have been and now I am old have not seen

Proverbs 22:6
HEB: גַּ֥ם כִּֽי־ יַ֝זְקִ֗ין לֹֽא־ יָס֥וּר
NAS: when he is old he will not depart
KJV: he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart
INT: Even when is old he will not depart

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