the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #1110 - בָּלַק
1) to waste, lay waste, devastate
1a) (Poel) to make waste
1b) (Pual) devastated (participle)
Po`el Participle without מ, suffix בּוֺלְקָהּ Isaiah 24:1 ("" בּוֺקֵק, subject ׳י, object הארץ); — on form (which might also be Qal Participle) compare Ol§ 254 Lag Genesis 1882,403; also בקק Po. Jeremiah 51:2, and intensive use of Infinitive absolute Niph`al Isaiah 24:3; further Punic (i.e. intensive) Participle Nahum 2:11 (this however perhaps largely influenced by assonance).
Pu`al Participle מְבֻלָּקָ֑ה Nahum 2:11 (׳בּוּקָה וּמְבוּקָה ומב), devastated, or as substantive a devastated city.
בָּלַק to make empty, void, i.q. בָּקַק, and like this onomatop. imitating the sound of a bottle emptied out. Isaiah 24:1. Compare Arab. بَلَقَ I. IV. to open (a bottle).
Pual part. f. מְבֻלָּקָה made empty, i.e. desert, Nahum 2:11. [Hence]
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