the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #5218 - נָכָא
1310) kn (נכ NK) AC: Crush CO: Spice AB: ?: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed, the k is a picture of the palm of the hand. Combined these mean "seed in the palm". Seeds of certain plants were placed in the palm and rubbed with the thumb to a powdery spice.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
[נָכֵא] adjective id., always feminine רוּחַ נְכֵאָה a stricken spirit, Proverbs 15:13; Proverbs 17:22 (both opposed to לֵב שָׁמֵךְַ), Proverbs 18:14.
נָכָא a root of uncertain authority as a verb (as to the passage Job 30:8, see כָּאָה Niph.) i.q. נָכָה to strike; hence
נָכָא pl. נְכָאִים stricken, trop. afflicted, Isaiah 16:7, and
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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