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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #8628 - תָּקַע
1) to blow, clap, strike, sound, thrust, give a blow, blast
1a1) to thrust, drive (of weapon)
1a2) to give a blast, give a blow
1a3) to strike or clap hands
1b1) to be blown, blast (of horn)
1b2) to strike or pledge oneself
V) oqt (תקאה TQAh) - Thrust: To thrust a pole into the ground such as when setting up the tent. Also the thrust the sound of the trumpet by blowing. KJV (69): (vf: Paal, Niphal) blow, fasten, strike, pitch, thrust, clap, sound - Strongs: H8628 (תָּקַע)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) to strike, to smite, especially with כַּף to clap the hands, as done
(a) in rejoicing, Psalms 47:2 especially at another’s misfortune, followed by עַל Nahum 3:19.
(b) in becoming surety, Proverbs 17:18, 22:26 followed by לְ for any one, Proverbs 6:1. Without כַּף id., Proverbs 11:15.
(2) to fix, by smiting, to drive in (einfchlagen), as a nail, Judges 4:21; Isaiah 22:23, 25 Isaiah 22:25 to fix any thing with a nail, 1 Samuel 31:10; 1 Chronicles 10:10; Judges 16:14 (whence תָּקַע אֹהֶל to pitch a tent with nails fixed into the ground, Genesis 31:25; Jeremiah 6:3); to thrust, e. g. a spear, a sword, Judges 3:21; 2 Samuel 18:14 and even to cast (into the sea), Exodus 10:19.
(3) תָּקַע בַּשּׁוֹפָר Numbers 10:3, Numbers 10:4, Numbers 10:8 and תּ׳ שׁוֹפָר Psalms 81:4; Jeremiah 4:5, 6:1 51:27 Numbers 10:6, Numbers 10:7, to blow, a trumpet (once), to give a signal with a trumpet (Germ. in die Trompete fto ßen, Arab. ضربالبوق); as to the difference of this from הֵרִיעַ and תָּקַע תְּרוּעָה to sound an alarm, see הֵרִיעַ p. 762, B.
(1) reflex. of Kal No. 1, b, Job 17:3, מִי־הוּא לְיָדִי יִתָּקֵעַ “who is there that will strike hands with me?” i.e. who will give his right hand to be surety for me?
(2) pass. of No. 3, Isaiah 27:13; Amos 3:6.
Hence pr.n. תְּקוֹעַ, and
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