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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #03369 - יָקַשׁ
1) to lure, entice, snare, lay a snare or lure, set a trap
1a1) to lay snares (figuratively of devices of wicked)
1a2) fowlers (participle)
1b) (Niphal) to be ensnared, be caught by a bait
1c) (Pual) to be entrapped
1435) sq (קסה QSh) AC: Gather CO: Stalk AB: ?: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the s is a picture of the teeth representing pressure. Combined these mean "bring together and pressed". Once the grain stalks are harvested from the field, it is gathered into bundles and secured with a cord in the middle.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Qal Perfect יָק֫שְׁתִּי Jeremiah 50:24; יָָֽקְשׁוּ Psalm 141:9; Participle plural יוֺקְשִׁים Psalm 124:7; — lay snares, figurative of devices of wicked Psalm 141:9 (with accusative of congnate meaning with verb); of ׳י s plan to destroy Babylon Jeremiah 50:24 יקשׁתי לך וגם נלכדר; Participle as substantive bait-layers, fowlers Psalm 124:7 (compare Psalm 141:9) simile
Niph`al Perfect נוֺקַ֫שְׁתָּ Proverbs 6:2; וְנוֺקְשׁוּ consecutive Isaiah 8:15; Isaiah 28:13; Imperfect 2 masculine singular תִּוָּקֵשׁ Deuteronomy 7:25; be caught by a bait, ensnared, in business entanglements Proverbs 6:2; in disastrous consequences of idolatry Deuteronomy 7:25 ("" נלכד); of those ensnared by ׳י s plans (followed by ונלכדו) Isaiah 8:15; Isaiah 28:13.
Pu`al Participle יוּקָשִׁים (for מְיוּקָשִׁים, unless this should be read: Ges§ 52. R. 6; Sta§ 220): entrapped, in circumstances of life Ecclesiastes 9:12.