6117. aqab
Strong's Concordance
aqab: to follow at the heel, assail insidiously, circumvent, overreach
Original Word: עָקַב
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: aqab
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-kab')
Definition: to follow at the heel, assail insidiously, circumvent, overreach
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
denominative verb from aqeb
Definition
to follow at the heel, assail insidiously, circumvent, overreach
NASB Translation
deals craftily (1), heel (1), restrain (1), supplanted (1), took (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
עָקַב verb follow at the heel, figurative assail insidiously, circumvent, overreach (denominative from עָקֵב; compare Arabic follow (at the heel), succeed, III. bring consequence on, i.e. punish, Qor 22:59; IV. make to follow, i.e. reward or punish, end, final lot 6:11 reward 6:136 hold back (rare), follow, Pa`el investigate, search out: Ethiopic is keep, guard); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular Hosea 12:4 בַּבֶּטֶן עָקַב אֶתאָֿחִיו he attacked his brother at the heel (compare Genesis 25:26 below עָקֵב); Imperfect3masculine singular Genesis 27:36 הֲכִי קָרָא שְׁמוֺ יַעֲקֹב וַיַּעְקְבֵנִי זֶה פַעֲמַיִם and he hath overreached me now twice; + Infinitive abs Jeremiah 9:3 בָּלאָֿח עָקוֺב יַעֲקֹב surely overreacheth ("" רָכִיל יַהֲלֹח). [ᵐ5 πτερνίζω, to attack with the heel; but this dubious In 'supplant,' also, the figurative is a different one.]

Pi`el Job 37:4 וְלֹא יְעַקְּבֵם dubious; poss attack at the heel (compare זִנֵּב), hence figurative hold back; more probably read וְלֹא יְעַכְּבֵם holdeth them not back (that is בְּרָקָיו his lightnings), when his voice is heard from עִכֵּב to hold back (common in Late Hebrew; ᵑ7 עַכֵּב).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
take by the heel, stay, supplant, utterly

A primitive root; properly, to swell out or up; used only as denominative from aqeb, to seize by the heel; figuratively, to circumvent (as if tripping up the heels); also to restrain (as if holding by the heel) -- take by the heel, stay, supplant, X utterly.

see HEBREW aqeb

Forms and Transliterations
וַֽיַּעְקְבֵ֙נִי֙ ויעקבני יְ֝עַקְּבֵ֗ם יַעְקֹ֔ב יעקב יעקבם עָק֣וֹב עָקַ֣ב עקב עקוב ‘ā·qaḇ ‘ā·qō·wḇ ‘āqaḇ ‘āqōwḇ aKav aKov vaiyakeVeni way·ya‘·qə·ḇê·nî wayya‘qəḇênî ya‘·qōḇ ya‘qōḇ yaKo yə‘aqqəḇêm yə·‘aq·qə·ḇêm yeakkeVem
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Genesis 27:36
HEB: שְׁמ֜וֹ יַעֲקֹ֗ב וַֽיַּעְקְבֵ֙נִי֙ זֶ֣ה פַעֲמַ֔יִם
NAS: Jacob, for he has supplanted me these
KJV: Jacob? for he hath supplanted me these
INT: base Jacob has supplanted these two

Job 37:4
HEB: גְּאוֹנ֑וֹ וְלֹ֥א יְ֝עַקְּבֵ֗ם כִּֽי־ יִשָּׁמַ֥ע
NAS: voice, And He does not restrain the lightnings when His voice
KJV: of his excellency; and he will not stay them when his voice
INT: his majestic does not restrain for is heard

Jeremiah 9:4
HEB: כָל־ אָח֙ עָק֣וֹב יַעְקֹ֔ב וְכָל־
NAS: brother deals craftily,
KJV: for every brother will utterly supplant,
INT: every brother deals craftily and every

Jeremiah 9:4
HEB: אָח֙ עָק֣וֹב יַעְקֹ֔ב וְכָל־ רֵ֖עַ
NAS: deals craftily, And every
KJV: will utterly supplant, and every neighbour
INT: brother deals craftily and every neighbor

Hosea 12:3
HEB: בַּבֶּ֖טֶן עָקַ֣ב אֶת־ אָחִ֑יו
NAS: In the womb he took his brother
KJV: He took his brother by the heel in the womb,
INT: the womb took his brother his maturity

5 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6117
5 Occurrences


‘ā·qaḇ — 1 Occ.
‘ā·qō·wḇ — 1 Occ.
way·ya‘·qə·ḇê·nî — 1 Occ.
ya‘·qōḇ — 1 Occ.
yə·‘aq·qə·ḇêm — 1 Occ.










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