2141. zakak
Strong's Concordance
zakak: to be bright, clean or pure
Original Word: זָכַךְ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: zakak
Phonetic Spelling: (zaw-kak')
Definition: to be bright, clean or pure
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be bright, clean or pure
NASB Translation
cleanse (1), pure (2), purer (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[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 Perfect1singular וַהֲזִכּוֺתִי בְּבֹר כַּמָּֽי׃ Job 9:30, figurative of making morally spotless ("" הִתְרָחַצְתִּי).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be make clean, be purer

A primitive root (compare zakah); to be transparent or clean (phys. Or morally) -- be (make) clean, be pure(-r).

see HEBREW zakah

Forms and Transliterations
וַ֝הֲזִכּ֗וֹתִי והזכותי זַכּ֤וּ זַכּ֥וּ זכו vahazikKoti wa·hă·zik·kō·w·ṯî wahăzikkōwṯî zak·kū zakKu zakkū
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Englishman's Concordance
Job 9:30
HEB: שָׁ֑לֶג ק) וַ֝הֲזִכּ֗וֹתִי בְּבֹ֣ר כַּפָּֽי׃
NAS: myself with snow And cleanse my hands
KJV: and make my hands never so clean;
INT: should wash waste and cleanse lye my hands

Job 15:15
HEB: וְ֝שָׁמַ֗יִם לֹא־ זַכּ֥וּ בְעֵינָֽיו׃
NAS: And the heavens are not pure in His sight;
KJV: yea, the heavens are not clean in his sight.
INT: and the heavens no pure his sight

Job 25:5
HEB: וְ֝כוֹכָבִ֗ים לֹא־ זַכּ֥וּ בְעֵינָֽיו׃
NAS: And the stars are not pure in His sight,
KJV: not; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight.
INT: and the stars no pure his sight

Lamentations 4:7
HEB: זַכּ֤וּ נְזִירֶ֙יהָ֙ מִשֶּׁ֔לֶג
NAS: Her consecrated ones were purer than
KJV: Her Nazarites were purer than snow,
INT: were purer her consecrated snow

4 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2141
4 Occurrences


wa·hă·zik·kō·w·ṯî — 1 Occ.
zak·kū — 3 Occ.










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