6010. emeq
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emeq: a vale
Original Word: עֵ֫מֶק
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: emeq
Phonetic Spelling: (ay'-mek)
Short Definition: valley

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from amoq
a vale
NASB Translation
Emek-keziz* (1), Valley (3), valley (55), valleys (10).

עֵ֫מֶק70 noun masculineMicah 1:4 vale (properly deepening, depth, see GASmGeogr. 384 f. 654 f.; compare בִּקְעָה, גַּיְא, נַחַל); — ׳י absolute Joshua 8:13 +, construct Genesis 14:17 +; suffix עִמְקֵךְ Jeremiah 49:4, עִמְקָם Jeremiah 47:5 (but see below); plural עֲמָקִים Micah 1:4, suffix עֲמָקַיִךְ Isaiah 22:7; — vale, valley, lowland, opposed to הֶהָרִים Micah 1:4, amid mountains, e.g. about Jerusalem Isaiah 22:7; Jeremiah 31:40, so perhaps לשׁוֵה ׳ע Genesis 14:17 = הַמֶּלֶךְ ׳ע Genesis 14:17; 2 Samuel 18:18, compare תֶבְרוֺן ׳ע Genesis 37:14 (J), בְּגִבְעוֺן ׳ע Isaiah 28:21; Joshua 8:13 (JE), הָאֵלָה ׳ע 1 Samuel 17:2,19; 1 Samuel 21:10 (perhaps Wady es-Sant, in Shephelah, west of Bethlehem, GASmGeogr. 226); אֲשֶׁר לְבֵית רְחוֺב ׳ע Judges 18:28 in extreme north; in Moab Jeremiah 48:8 ("" [opposed to?] מִישׁוֺר); or wider, e.g. Judges 5:15 (scene of Sisera's defeat; read perhaps ׳ע also for עֲמָלֵק Judges 5:14 GFM), יִזְרְעֶ֑אל ׳ע Judges 6:33; Hosea 1:5; Joshua 17:16 (JE), compare Judges 7:1,8,12; 1 Samuel 31:7 = 1 Chronicles 10:7, these all perhaps narrow ends of plain (compare GASml.c.), but see 1 Kings 20:28 (opposed to הֶהָרִים; "" מִישׁוֺר 1 Kings 20:23; = open country, compare Aphek 1 Kings 20:26); of Jordan-valley Joshua 13:19,27 (P); of maritime plain (opposed to הָהָר) Judges 1:19,34; fit for chariots, so also אֶרֶץ ׳הָע Joshua 17:16 (P), compare Job 39:21; ׳ישֶׁבֶת הָע Jeremiah 21:13, compare Numbers 14:25 (see Gie di); cultivated 1 Samuel 6:13; Jeremiah 49:4 (twice in verse); Job 39:10, fertile 1 Chronicles 27:29; Psalm 65:14; Songs 2:1; see also אַיָּלוֺן, בָּכָא, כְּרָכָה, II. חָרוּץ, יְהוֺשָׁפָט, סֻכּוֺת, עָכוֺר, קְצִיץ, רְפָאִים, שִׂדִּים; ׳בֵּית הָע. — For עִמְקָם Jeremiah 47:5 read עֲנָקִם Anakim ᵐ5 Thes Hi Gf Gie Co Rothst; so also (more dubious) 1 Chronicles 12:16 (van d. H. v.1 Chronicles 12:15) Gf Gie, where otherwise ׳הָע = people of valleys.

dale, vale, valley often used as a part of proper names

From amaq; a vale (i.e. Broad depression) -- dale, vale, valley (often used as a part of proper names). See also Beyth ha-'Emeq.

see HEBREW amaq

see HEBREW Beyth ha-'Emeq

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