6137. aqrab
Strong's Concordance
aqrab: scorpion
Original Word: עַקְרָב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: aqrab
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-rawb')
Definition: scorpion
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as eqer
Definition
scorpion
NASB Translation
scorpions (6).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
עַקְרָב noun masculine scorpion (apparently quadriliteral; Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian a‡rabu; Ethiopic ; Arabic ; ᵑ7 עַקְרַבָּא); **< [feminine] as in Late Hebrew, Syriac, Mandaean, Arabic (Levy gives Talmud [Aramaic] as masculine, but are readings correct?), Nöldeke (privately). — absolute עַקְרָב Deuteronomy 8:15 (collective; of wilderness), plural עַקְרַבִּים Ezekiel 2:6 (figurative of enemies); ׳יִסַּר בָּע 1 Kings 12:11,14 2Chronicles 10:11,14, i.e. scourges with points, stings. — See also מַעֲלֵה עַקְרַבִּים.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
scorpion

Of uncertain derivation; a scorpion; figuratively, a scourge or knotted whip -- scorpion.

Forms and Transliterations
בָּֽעֲקְרַבִּֽים׃ בָּעֲקְרַבִּֽים׃ בָּעַקְרַבִּֽים׃ בעקרבים׃ וְעַקְרָ֔ב ועקרב עַקְרַבִּ֖ים עקרבים ‘aq·rab·bîm ‘aqrabbîm akrabBim bā‘aqrabbîm bā‘ăqrabbîm bā·‘aq·rab·bîm bā·‘ăq·rab·bîm baakrabBim veakRav wə‘aqrāḇ wə·‘aq·rāḇ
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Deuteronomy 8:15
HEB: נָחָ֤שׁ ׀ שָׂרָף֙ וְעַקְרָ֔ב וְצִמָּא֖וֹן אֲשֶׁ֣ר
NAS: [with its] fiery serpents and scorpions and thirsty ground
KJV: serpents, and scorpions, and drought,
INT: serpents fiery and scorpions and thirsty where

1 Kings 12:11
HEB: אֲיַסֵּ֥ר אֶתְכֶ֖ם בָּעַקְרַבִּֽים׃
NAS: but I will discipline you with scorpions.'
KJV: but I will chastise you with scorpions.
INT: I will discipline scorpions

1 Kings 12:14
HEB: אֲיַסֵּ֥ר אֶתְכֶ֖ם בָּעַקְרַבִּֽים׃
NAS: but I will discipline you with scorpions.
KJV: but I will chastise you with scorpions.
INT: I will discipline scorpions

2 Chronicles 10:11
HEB: בַּשּׁוֹטִ֔ים וַאֲנִ֖י בָּֽעֲקְרַבִּֽים׃ ס
NAS: you with whips, but I [will discipline you] with scorpions.'
KJV: you with whips, but I [will chastise you] with scorpions.
INT: whips I scorpions

2 Chronicles 10:14
HEB: בַּשּׁוֹטִ֔ים וַאֲנִ֖י בָּעֲקְרַבִּֽים׃
NAS: you with whips, but I [will discipline you] with scorpions.
KJV: you with whips, but I [will chastise you] with scorpions.
INT: whips I scorpions

Ezekiel 2:6
HEB: אוֹתָ֔ךְ וְאֶל־ עַקְרַבִּ֖ים אַתָּ֣ה יוֹשֵׁ֑ב
NAS: are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither
KJV: [be] with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: be not afraid
INT: for on scorpions and you sit

6 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6137
6 Occurrences


‘aq·rab·bîm — 1 Occ.
bā·‘aq·rab·bîm — 4 Occ.
wə·‘aq·rāḇ — 1 Occ.










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