404. akaph
Strong's Concordance
akaph: to press, urge
Original Word: אָכַף
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: akaph
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-kaf')
Short Definition: urges
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to press, urge
NASB Translation
urges (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
אָכַף verb press, urge (Mishna id., Aramaic be urgent, compare , Arabic saddle); —

Qal Perfect Proverbs 16:26 עָלָיו מִּ֑יהוּ ׳א ("" נֶפֶשׁ עָמֵל עָֽמְלָה לוֺ) i.e. his hunger impels him to work.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
crave

A primitive root; apparently meaning to curve (as with a burden); to urge -- crave.

Forms and Transliterations
אָכַ֖ף אכף ’ā·ḵap̄ ’āḵap̄ aChaf
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Strong's Hebrew 404
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’ā·ḵap̄ — 1 Occ.

Proverbs 16:26
HEB: לּ֑וֹ כִּֽי־ אָכַ֖ף עָלָ֣יו פִּֽיהוּ׃
NAS: for him, For his hunger urges him [on].
KJV: for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.
INT: works for urges For his hunger

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