5347. neqebah
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neqebah: a female
Original Word: נְקֵבָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: neqebah
Phonetic Spelling: (nek-ay-baw')
Short Definition: female

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from naqab
a female
NASB Translation
female (20), woman (1), women (1).

נְקֵבָה noun feminine female (perforata (BaNB 166); so Thes and most; > another view in SchwZAW xi (1891), 181f.; Idioticon 57; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Aramaic נוּקְבָּא, נוּקְבְּתָא, , ); — always absolute ׳נ Jeremiah 31:22 21t. (all Pentateuch, and all P except Deuteronomy 4:16):

1 woman (or female child) Jeremiah 31:22 (opposed to גֶּבֶר), Genesis 1:27; Genesis 5:2; Leviticus 12:5,7; Leviticus 15:33; Leviticus 27:4,5,6,7) Numbers 5:3 (all opposed to זָבָר), Numbers 31:15.

2 female animal Genesis 6:19; Genesis 7:3,9,16; Leviticus 3:1,6 (all opposed to זָכָר), Leviticus 4:28,32; Leviticus 5:6. — Deuteronomy 4:16 (opposed to זָכָר) may include both women and animals.


From naqab; female (from the sexual form) -- female.

see HEBREW naqab

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