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Strong's #1110 - בָּלַק

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1) to waste, lay waste, devastate

1a) (Poel) to make waste

1b) (Pual) devastated (participle)

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Strong #: 2049 ‑ ἐρημόω (er‑ay‑mo'‑o);  
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KJV (2)
Isaiah 1
Nahum 1
NAS (2)
Isaiah 1
Nahum 1
HCS (2)
Isaiah 1
Nahum 1
BSB (2)
Isaiah 1
Nahum 1
ESV (1)
Isaiah 1
WEB (2)
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2021) qlb (בלק BLQ) AC: Empty CO: ? AB: ?: [from: lb- as a flowing away]

V) qlb (בלק BLQ) - Empty: KJV (2): (vf: Pual, Participle) waste - Strongs: H1110 (בָּלַק)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [בָּלַק] verb waste, lay waste (Assyrian balâ‡u, Pi`el destroy, Lyon Sargon 61; compare Arabic a desert) —

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.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

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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List of Word Forms
וּבֽוֹלְקָ֑הּ וּמְבֻלָּקָ֑ה ובולקה ומבלקה ū·ḇō·wl·qāh ū·mə·ḇul·lā·qāh ūḇōwlqāh ūməḇullāqāh umevullaKah uVolKah
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