4743. maqaq
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maqaq: to decay, rot, fester, pine away
Original Word: מָקַק
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: maqaq
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-kak')
Short Definition: rot

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to decay, rot, fester, pine away
NASB Translation
fester (1), rot (3), rot away (3), rotting away (1), waste away (1), wear away (1).

[מָקַק] verb decay, rot, fester, figurative pine away (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic (ᵑ7) מְקַק); —

Niph`al Perfect3plural נָמַ֫קּוּ Psalm 38:6, ׳וְנ consecutive Isaiah 34:4; Ezekiel 4:17; 2masculine plural וּנֶמַקֹּתֶם consecutive Ezekiel 24:23; Imperfect3feminine singular תִּמַּק Zechariah 14:12; 3masculine plural יִמַּ֫קּוּ Leviticus 26:39, יִמָּ֑קּוּ Leviticus 26:39; 3feminine plural תִּמַּקְנָה Zechariah 14:12; Participle plural נְמַקִּים Ezekiel 33:10; —

1 fester, of wounds Psalm 38:6 ( + הבאישׁ, see באשׁ).

2 rot, rot away, עֵתנָיו תִּמַּקְנָה בְחֹרֵיהֶן וּלְשׁוֺנוֺ תִּמִק בְּפִיֶ˜הם ׃ Zechariah 14:12 (plague upon foes of Jerusalem).

3. moulder away, of צְבָא הַשָּׁמַיִם Isaiah 34:4 ("" וְנָנֹלוּ כַּסֵּפֶר הַשָּׁמַיִם.

4. of pining away by reason of (בְּ), as punishment for, iniquity Ezekiel 4:17; Ezekiel 24:23; Ezekiel 33:10; Leviticus 26:39 (twice in verse).

Hiph`il Infinitive absolute הָמֵק, transitive בְּשָׂרוֺ ׳ה Zechariah 14:12 a causing his flesh to rot.

consume away, be corrupt, dissolve, pine away

A primitive root; to melt; figuratively, to flow, dwindle, vanish -- consume away, be corrupt, dissolve, pine away.

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