'akal

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   398  
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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 804
ate 76, certainly have eaten 1, certainly not eat 1, consume 30, consumed 30, consumes 9, consuming 9, devour 38, devour you will be devoured 1, devoured 30, devourer 2, devouring 3, devours 7, dine 1, eat 398, eat freely 1, eaten 66, eaten at all 2, eaten freely 1, eater 2, eater's 1, eating 25, eats 29, edible 2, enjoys 2, entirely consumed 1, feast 1, fed 8, feed 10, food 4, give him to eat 1, had 2, has enough 1, lived off 1, meal* 1, moth-eaten* 1, plenty to eat 1, reduces 1, shared* 1, tasting 1, took space away 1, use 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis54
Exodus48
Leviticus81
Numbers24
Deuteronomy71
Joshua3
Judges14
Ruth3
1 Samuel24
2 Samuel21
1 Kings33
2 Kings24
1 Chronicles2
2 Chronicles7
Ezra4
Nehemiah9
Esther1
Job20
Psalms27
Proverbs15
Ecclesiastes14
Solomon2
Isaiah49
Jeremiah39
Lamentations4
Ezekiel52
Daniel5
Hosea13
Joel7
Amos14
Obadiah1
Micah3
Nahum5
Habakkuk2
Zephaniah2
Haggai1
Zechariah7
Malachi1


Total706
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 NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .