eqeb: consequence, as a consequence of, becauseOriginal Word: עֵ֫קֶב
Part of Speech: noun masculine; adverb accusative; conjunction
Phonetic Spelling: (ay'-keb)
Short Definition: because
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from an unused word
consequence, as a consequence of, because
because (3), because* (7), end (2), reward (2).
Brown-Driver-Briggsעֵ֫קֶב noun [masculine] consequence, usually as
adverb accusative as a consequence of, because (that) also reward, end (see below עָקַב; and cf, heel figurative consequence, result); —
1 Isaiah 5:23 מַצְדִּיקֵי רָשָׁע עֵקֶב שֹׁחַד (adverb accusative) in consequence of a bribe. Psalm 40:16 (= Psalm 70:4) על עֵקֶב בָּשְׁתָּם (pleon.) according to the consequence of their shame, i.e. in consequence of the disgrace falling upon them. Hence as
conjunction עֵקֶב אֲשֶׁר as a consequence of (the fact) that, because, Genesis 22:18 אֲשֶׁר שָׁמַעְתָּ ׳בְּקֹלִי ע Genesis 26:5; 2 Samuel 12:6; so עֵקֶב כִּי 2 Samuel 12:10; Amos 4:12 כִּי זאת אעשׂה לך ׳ע; עֵקֶב alone, Numbers 14:24, and (followed by imperfect) Deuteronomy 7:12 תשׁמעון ׳ע in consequence of your hearkening, etc., Deuteronomy 8:20.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancebecause, by, end, for, if, reward
From aqab in the sense of aqeb; a heel, i.e. (figuratively) the last of anything (used adverbially, for ever); also result, i.e. Compensation; and so (adverb with preposition or relatively) on account of -- X because, by, end, for, if, reward.
see HEBREW aqab
see HEBREW aqeb
Forms and Transliterationsעֵ֕קֶב עֵ֗קֶב עֵ֚קֶב עֵ֣קֶב עֵֽקֶב׃ עקב עקב׃ ‘ê·qeḇ ‘êqeḇ Ekev
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Hebrew 6118
‘ê·qeḇ — 15 Occ.
HEB: גּוֹיֵ֣י הָאָ֑רֶץ עֵ֕קֶב אֲשֶׁ֥ר שָׁמַ֖עְתָּ
NAS: shall be blessed, because you have obeyed
INT: the nations of the earth because you have obeyed