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Strong's #5230 - נָכַל

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1) to be deceitful, be crafty, be knavish

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to be knavish

1a2) deceiver (participle)

1b) (Piel) to beguile

1c) (Hithpael) to act craftily, act knavishly, deal knavishly

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1387 ‑ δολιόω (dol‑ee‑o'‑o);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2404) lkn (נכל NKL) AC: Deceive CO: ? AB: Deceit

V) lkn (נכל NKL) - Deceive: KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) deceiver, beguile, subtly, conspire - Strongs: H5230 (נָכַל)

Nm) lkn (נכל NKL) - Deceit: KJV (1): wiles - Strongs: H5231 (נֵכֶל)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [נָכַל] verb be crafty, deceitful, knavish (Assyrian nakâ Luke , be crafty, cunning; ᵑ7נְכֵל be crafty, Pa`el deceive; Syriac deceive, plot; compare perhaps act faithlessly, faithless, Prä Amhar. Spr. 90); —

Qal Participle נוֺכֵל Malachi 1:14 knave.

Pi`el Perfect 3 masculine plural with accusative of congnate meaning with verb נִכְלֵיהֶם אֲשֶׁר נִכְּלוּ לָכֶם Numbers 25:18 their wiles with which they beguiled you.

Hithpa`el Imperfect וַיִּתְנַכְּלוּ אֹתוֺ לַהֲמִיתוֺ Genesis 37:18 they knavishly planned against him (Kö iii. 9), etc.; Infinitive construct לְחִתְנַכֵּל בְ Psalm 105:25 to deal knavishly with.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נָכַל to act fraudulently, Malachi 1:14. (Syr. Ch. and Sam. id.)

Piel, id. followed by לְ of pers. Numbers 25:18.

Hithpael, id. followed by כְּ Psalms 105:25 and even with an acc. (to treat or deal with some one fraudulently), Genesis 37:18.

Derived nouns כִּילַי and כֵּלַי (for נְכִילַי, נכֵלַי), and-נֵכֶל m. pl. נְכָלִים, נִכְלי machination, wile, Numbers 25:18.

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List of Word Forms
וַיִּֽתְנַכְּל֥וּ ויתנכלו לְ֝הִתְנַכֵּ֗ל להתנכל נִכְּל֥וּ נוֹכֵ֗ל נוכל נכלו lə·hiṯ·nak·kêl lehitnakKel ləhiṯnakkêl nik·kə·lū nikkeLu nikkəlū nō·w·ḵêl noChel nōwḵêl vaiyitnakkeLu way·yiṯ·nak·kə·lū wayyiṯnakkəlū
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