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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4718 - מַקֶּבֶת
1) hole, excavation, perforation
2) hammer, perforator
1416) bq (קב QB) AC: Pierce CO: Cavity AB: ?: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the b is a picture of a tent and what is inside. Combined these mean "gather inside". A container or hole for storing or holding something. (eng: cave; cavity)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) i.q. מַּקָּבָה Judges 4:21.
(2) a stone quarry, Isaiah 51:1.