6140. aqash
Strong's Concordance
aqash: to twist
Original Word: עָקַשׁ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: aqash
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-kash')
Definition: to twist
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to twist
NASB Translation
crooked* (1), declare me guilty (1), made their crooked (1), perverts (1), twist (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[עָקַשׁ] verb twist (Late Hebrew id. (rare)); —

Niph`al Participle construct דְּרָכַיִם Proverbs 28:18 one crooked in ways (< plural, compare Toy).

Pi`el Perfect3plural עִקְּשׁז לָהֶם Isaiah 59:8 their paths they have twisted. Imperfect3masculine plural יְעַקֵּ֑שׁזּ Micah 3:9 all that is straight they make crooked; Participle מְעַקֵּשׁ דְּרָכָיו Proverbs 10:9 (compare Niph`al).

Hiph`il Imperfect וַיּעְקְשֵׁנִי Job 9:20 (Ges§ 53n) he hath declared me crooked, devious (in life).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
make crooked, prove, that is perverse

A primitive root; to knot or distort; figuratively, to pervert (act or declare perverse) -- make crooked, (prove, that is) perverse(-rt).

Forms and Transliterations
וְנֶעְקַ֥שׁ וַֽיַּעְקְשֵֽׁנִי׃ וּמְעַקֵּ֥שׁ ויעקשני׃ ומעקש ונעקש יְעַקֵּֽשׁוּ׃ יעקשו׃ עִקְּשׁ֣וּ עקשו ‘iq·qə·šū ‘iqqəšū ikkeShu ū·mə·‘aq·qêš ūmə‘aqqêš umeakKesh VaiyakeSheni veneKash way·ya‘·qə·šê·nî wayya‘qəšênî wə·ne‘·qaš wəne‘qaš yə‘aqqêšū yə·‘aq·qê·šū yeakKeshu
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Job 9:20
HEB: תָּֽם־ אָ֝֗נִי וַֽיַּעְקְשֵֽׁנִי׃
NAS: me; Though I am guiltless, He will declare me guilty.
KJV: me: [if I say], I [am] perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.
INT: I am guiltless I will declare

Proverbs 10:9
HEB: יֵ֣לֶךְ בֶּ֑טַח וּמְעַקֵּ֥שׁ דְּ֝רָכָ֗יו יִוָּדֵֽעַ׃
NAS: securely, But he who perverts his ways
KJV: surely: but he that perverteth his ways
INT: walks securely perverts his ways will be found

Proverbs 28:18
HEB: תָּ֭מִים יִוָּשֵׁ֑עַ וְנֶעְקַ֥שׁ דְּ֝רָכַ֗יִם יִפּ֥וֹל
NAS: will be delivered, But he who is crooked will fall
KJV: shall be saved: but [he that is] perverse [in his] ways
INT: blamelessly will be delivered perverse ways will fall

Isaiah 59:8
HEB: בְּמַעְגְּלוֹתָ֑ם נְתִיבֽוֹתֵיהֶם֙ עִקְּשׁ֣וּ לָהֶ֔ם כֹּ֚ל
NAS: in their tracks; They have made their paths
KJV: in their goings: they have made them crooked paths:
INT: their tracks their paths have made like Whoever

Micah 3:9
HEB: כָּל־ הַיְשָׁרָ֖ה יְעַקֵּֽשׁוּ׃
NAS: justice And twist everything
KJV: judgment, and pervert all equity.
INT: everything is straight and twist

5 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6140
5 Occurrences


‘iq·qə·šū — 1 Occ.
ū·mə·‘aq·qêš — 1 Occ.
way·ya‘·qə·šê·nî — 1 Occ.
wə·ne‘·qaš — 1 Occ.
yə·‘aq·qê·šū — 1 Occ.










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