Bakah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1058 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hkba primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
BakahTWOT - 243
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
baw-kaw' Verb
Definition
  1. to weep, bewail, cry, shed tears
    1. (Qal)
      1. to weep (in grief, humiliation, or joy)
      2. to weep bitterly (with cognate acc.)
      3. to weep upon (embrace and weep)
      4. to bewail
    2. (Piel) participle
      1. lamenting
      2. bewailing
NAS Word Usage - Total: 108
bewail 1, crying 1, mourn 1, sob 1, weep 27, weep not at all 1, weep continually 1, weep...longer 1, weeping 12, weeps bitterly 1, wept 60, wept bitterly 1
NAS Verse Count
Genesis14
Exodus1
Leviticus1
Numbers8
Deuteronomy3
Judges8
Ruth2
1 Samuel8
2 Samuel12
2 Kings5
2 Chronicles1
Ezra2
Nehemiah2
Esther1
Job5
Psalms4
Ecclesiastes1
Isaiah4
Jeremiah6
Lamentations2
Ezekiel4
Hosea1
Joel2
Micah1
Zechariah1


Total99
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 Bakah". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .