eqeb: consequence, as a consequence of, becauseOriginal Word: עֵ֫קֶבPart of Speech:
noun masculine; adverb accusative; conjunctionTransliteration:
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consequence, as a consequence of, becauseNASB Translation
because (3), because* (7), end (2), reward (2).
Brown-Driver-Briggs עֵ֫קֶב noun [masculine] consequence
, usually as
adverb accusative as a consequence of, because (that) also reward, end (see below עָקַב; and cf, heel figurative consequence, result); —
1 Isaiah 5:23 מַצְדִּיקֵי רָשָׁע עֵקֶב שֹׁחַד (adverb accusative) in consequence of a bribe. Psalm 40:16 (= Psalm 70:4) על עֵקֶב בָּשְׁתָּם (pleon.) according to the consequence of their shame, i.e. in consequence of the disgrace falling upon them. Hence as
conjunction עֵקֶב אֲשֶׁר as a consequence of (the fact) that, because, Genesis 22:18 אֲשֶׁר שָׁמַעְתָּ ׳בְּקֹלִי ע Genesis 26:5; 2 Samuel 12:6; so עֵקֶב כִּי 2 Samuel 12:10; Amos 4:12 כִּי זאת אעשׂה לך ׳ע; עֵקֶב alone, Numbers 14:24, and (followed by imperfect) Deuteronomy 7:12 תשׁמעון ׳ע in consequence of your hearkening, etc., Deuteronomy 8:20.
2 consequence = gain, reward, Psalm 19:12 בְּשָׁמְרָם עֵקֶב רָב, Proverbs 22:4 ׳עשֶׁר וגו ׳עֵקֶב עֲנָוָה (וְ)יִרְאַת י.
3 end (of time), adverb accusative, Psalm 119:33 ׳וְאֶצֳּרֶנָּה ע to the end, Psalm 119:112 לְעוֺלָם ׳ע (compare Ecclus 16:3; ᵑ7 עִקְבָּא (rare)).
because, by, end, for, if, reward
From aqab in the sense of aqeb; a heel, i.e. (figuratively) the last of anything (used adverbially, for ever); also result, i.e. Compensation; and so (adverb with preposition or relatively) on account of -- X because, by, end, for, if, reward.
see HEBREW aqab
see HEBREW aqeb