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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6121 - עָקֹב
Nm) bqo (אהקב AhQB) - I. Heel:What is restrained when taking a step forward. II. Because:In the sense of being on the heel of something else. KJV (29): heel, footstep, horsehoof, at last, step, liers, because, reward, end, by, for, if - Strongs: H6118 (עֵקֶב), H6119 (עִקְּבָה), H6120 (עָקֵב)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) a hill, acclivity, i.q. Arab. عَقَبَةُ Eth. ዑቀብ፡ Isaiah 40:4. (A hill is said to be so called from its retarding and keeping back those who go up, but see the remarks on the root No. 1).
(2) adj. fraudulent, deceitful, Jeremiah 17:9.
(3) adj. denom. from עָקֵב No. 3. Hosea 6:8, עֲקֻבָּה מִדָּם “trodden (trampled) in blood,” i.e. full of bloody footprints.
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