6118. eqeb
Strong's Concordance
eqeb: consequence, as a consequence of, because
Original Word: עֵ֫קֶב
Part of Speech: noun masculine; adverb accusative; conjunction
Transliteration: eqeb
Phonetic Spelling: (ay'-keb)
Short Definition: because
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
consequence, as a consequence of, because
NASB Translation
because (3), because* (7), end (2), reward (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
עֵ֫קֶב 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.

2 consequence = gain, reward, Psalm 19:12 בְּשָׁמְרָם עֵקֶב רָב, Proverbs 22:4 ׳עשֶׁר וגו ׳עֵקֶב עֲנָוָה (וְ)יִרְאַת י.

3 end (of time), adverb accusative, Psalm 119:33 ׳וְאֶצֳּרֶנָּה ע to the end, Psalm 119:112 לְעוֺלָם ׳ע (compare Ecclus 16:3; ᵑ7 עִקְבָּא (rare)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
because, 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 Transliterations
עֵ֕קֶב עֵ֗קֶב עֵ֚קֶב עֵ֣קֶב עֵֽקֶב׃ עקב עקב׃ ‘ê·qeḇ ‘êqeḇ Ekev
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15 Occurrences


‘ê·qeḇ — 15 Occ.

Genesis 22:18
HEB: גּוֹיֵ֣י הָאָ֑רֶץ עֵ֕קֶב אֲשֶׁ֥ר שָׁמַ֖עְתָּ
NAS: shall be blessed, because you have obeyed
INT: the nations of the earth because you have obeyed

Genesis 26:5
HEB: עֵ֕קֶב אֲשֶׁר־ שָׁמַ֥ע
NAS: because Abraham obeyed
KJV: Because that Abraham obeyed
INT: Because after obeyed

Numbers 14:24
HEB: וְעַבְדִּ֣י כָלֵ֗ב עֵ֣קֶב הָֽיְתָ֞ה ר֤וּחַ
NAS: Caleb, because he has
KJV: Caleb, because he had another
INT: my servant Caleb because had spirit

Deuteronomy 7:12
HEB: וְהָיָ֣ה ׀ עֵ֣קֶב תִּשְׁמְע֗וּן אֵ֤ת
NAS: Then it shall come about, because you listen
KJV: Wherefore it shall come to pass, if ye hearken
INT: shall come because listen judgments

Deuteronomy 8:20
HEB: כֵּ֖ן תֹאבֵד֑וּן עֵ֚קֶב לֹ֣א תִשְׁמְע֔וּן
NAS: you shall perish; because you would not listen
KJV: so shall ye perish; because ye would not be obedient
INT: so to perish because not listen

2 Samuel 12:6
HEB: יְשַׁלֵּ֣ם אַרְבַּעְתָּ֑יִם עֵ֗קֶב אֲשֶׁ֤ר עָשָׂה֙
NAS: fourfold, because he did
KJV: fourfold, because he did
INT: make fourfold because and because did

2 Samuel 12:10
HEB: עַד־ עוֹלָ֑ם עֵ֚קֶב כִּ֣י בְזִתָ֔נִי
NAS: from your house, because you have despised
KJV: from thine house; because thou hast despised
INT: against alway because for have despised

Psalm 19:11
HEB: בָּהֶ֑ם בְּ֝שָׁמְרָ֗ם עֵ֣קֶב רָֽב׃
NAS: In keeping them there is great reward.
KJV: of them [there is] great reward.
INT: is warned keeping reward is great

Psalm 40:15
HEB: יָ֭שֹׁמּוּ עַל־ עֵ֣קֶב בָּשְׁתָּ֑ם הָאֹמְרִ֥ים
KJV: Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame
INT: those be appalled for A reward of their shame say

Psalm 70:3
HEB: יָ֭שׁוּבוּ עַל־ עֵ֣קֶב בָּשְׁתָּ֑ם הָ֝אֹמְרִ֗ים
KJV: Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame
INT: those be turned for A reward of their shame say

Psalm 119:33
HEB: חֻקֶּ֗יךָ וְאֶצְּרֶ֥נָּה עֵֽקֶב׃
NAS: And I shall observe it to the end.
KJV: and I shall keep it [unto] the end.
INT: of your statutes shall observe to the end

Psalm 119:112
HEB: חֻקֶּ֗יךָ לְעוֹלָ֥ם עֵֽקֶב׃
NAS: Forever, [even] to the end. Samekh.
KJV: alway, [even unto] the end.
INT: your statutes Forever the end

Proverbs 22:4
HEB: עֵ֣קֶב עֲ֭נָוָה יִרְאַ֣ת
NAS: The reward of humility [and] the fear
KJV: By humility [and] the fear
INT: the reward of humility the fear

Isaiah 5:23
HEB: מַצְדִּיקֵ֥י רָשָׁ֖ע עֵ֣קֶב שֹׁ֑חַד וְצִדְקַ֥ת
KJV: the wicked for reward,
INT: justify the wicked for A bribe the rights

Amos 4:12
HEB: לְּךָ֖ יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל עֵ֚קֶב כִּֽי־ זֹ֣את
NAS: to you, O Israel; Because I will do
KJV: unto thee, O Israel: [and] because I will do
INT: will do Israel because for I

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