'akal

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   0398  
Original WordWord Origin
lkaa primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'akalTWOT - 85
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
aw-kal'   Verb
 Definition
  1. to eat, devour, burn up, feed
    1. (Qal)
      1. to eat (human subject)
      2. to eat, devour (of beasts and birds)
      3. to devour, consume (of fire)
      4. to devour, slay (of sword)
      5. to devour, consume, destroy (inanimate subjects - ie, pestilence, drought)
      6. to devour (of oppression)
    2. (Niphal)
      1. to be eaten (by men)
      2. to be devoured, consumed (of fire)
      3. to be wasted, destroyed (of flesh)
    3. (Pual)
      1. to cause to eat, feed with
      2. to cause to devour
    4. (Hiphil)
      1. to feed
      2. to cause to eat
    5. (Piel)
      1. consume
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 810
eat 604, devour 111, consume 32, miscellaneous 55
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Genesis54
Exodus44
Leviticus81
Numbers24
Deuteronomy71
Joshua3
Judges14
Ruth3
1 Samuel24
2 Samuel21
1 Kings33
2 Kings24
1 Chronicles2
2 Chronicles7
Ezra4
Nehemiah9
Esther1
Job19
Psalms27
Proverbs15
Ecclesiastes14
Solomon2
Isaiah49
Jeremiah38
Lamentations4
Ezekiel52
Daniel5
Hosea14
Joel7
Amos14
Obadiah1
Micah3
Nahum5
Habakkuk2
Zephaniah2
Haggai1
Zechariah7
Malachi1


Total701
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'akal". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .