6497. peqaim
Strong's Concordance
peqaim: gourd (shaped) ornaments
Original Word: פֶקַע
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: peqaim
Phonetic Spelling: (peh'-kah)
Definition: gourd (shaped) ornaments
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
gourd (shaped) ornaments
NASB Translation
gourds (3).

מְּקָעִים noun masculine1Kings 7:24

plural carved wood or metal ornaments, either ball-, knob-shaped (Löwp. 332 f.) of gourd-shaped (so most; compare following; Syriac flowers [Lexicons]); — 1 Kings 6:18; 1 Kings 7:24 (twice in verse).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
a semi-globe

From an unused root meaning to burst; only used as an architectural term of an ornament similar to paqqu'ah, a semi-globe -- knop.

see HEBREW paqqu'ah

Forms and Transliterations
הַפְּקָעִ֔ים הפקעים וּפְקָעִים֩ ופקעים פְּקָעִ֔ים פקעים hap·pə·qā·‘îm happekaIm happəqā‘îm pə·qā·‘îm pekaIm pəqā‘îm ū·p̄ə·qā·‘îm ufekaIm ūp̄əqā‘îm
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Kings 6:18
HEB: פְּנִ֔ימָה מִקְלַ֣עַת פְּקָעִ֔ים וּפְטוּרֵ֖י צִצִּ֑ים
NAS: carved [in the shape] of gourds and open
KJV: [was] carved with knops and open
INT: within carved gourds open flowers

1 Kings 7:24
HEB: וּפְקָעִים֩ מִתַּ֨חַת לִשְׂפָת֤וֹ ׀
NAS: its brim gourds went around
KJV: of it round about [there were] knops compassing
INT: gourds Under brim

1 Kings 7:24
HEB: שְׁנֵ֤י טוּרִים֙ הַפְּקָעִ֔ים יְצֻקִ֖ים בִּיצֻקָתֽוֹ׃
NAS: the sea; the gourds were in two
KJV: round about: the knops [were] cast
INT: two rows the gourds cast the rest

3 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6497
3 Occurrences

hap·pə·qā·‘îm — 1 Occ.
pə·qā·‘îm — 1 Occ.
ū·p̄ə·qā·‘îm — 1 Occ.

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