6119. aqeb
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aqeb: heel, footprint, hind part
Original Word: עִקְּבֵי
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: aqeb
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-kabe')
Short Definition: heel

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
heel, footprint, hind part
NASB Translation
footprints (1), footsteps (1), heel (4), heels (3), hoofs (1), rear guard (1), steps (1), trail (1).

I. עָקֵב noun masculine heel, footprint, hinderpart (Arabic heel, figurative end (of a month), mark, sign, trace; Aramaic עִקְבָּא, hell, footprint, figurative trace, mark (compare Wisdom 2:4 ᵑ6 Ecclus 13:26 HCT ᵑ6), also end, extremity); — ׳ע absolute Genesis 3:15 +, construct עֲקֵב Genesis 25:26, plural construct עִקָבֵי Songs 1:8, עִקְּבֵי Genesis 49:17; Judges 5:22, עִקְּבוֺת Psalm 77:20; Psalm 89:52, etc.; —

a. heel, of man, Genesis 25:26 וְיָדוֺ אֹחֶזֶת בַּעֲקֵב אָחִיו, as object of attack from behind, Genesis 3:15 וְאַתָּה תְּשׁוּפֶנּוּ עָקֵב, Job 18:9 מַּח ׳יאֹחֵז בְּע, Jeremiah 13:22 נֶחְמְסוּ עֲקֵבָ֑יִךְ are treated violently, i.e. are rudely exposed ("" נִגְלוּ שׁוּלַיִךְ); as instrument of attack, Psalm 41:10 ׳הִגְדִּיל עָלַי עָ hath made great the heel against me, i.e. given me insidiously a great fall (figurative for taken some cruel advantage of me; compare ὑποσκελίζω); of an animal, Genesis 49:17 הַנּשֵׁח עִקְּבֵי סוּם, Judges 5:22

b. mark of heel, footprint, Songs 1:8 צְאִילָֿח בְּעִקְבֵי הַצּאֹן, Psalm 56:7 יִשְׁמְרוּ עֲקֵבַי they mark my footprints, i.e. watch me insidiously wherever I go Psalm 89:52 אֲשֶׁר ֵ˜הרְפוּ עִקְּבוֺת מְשִׁיחֶ֑ךָ i.e. followed him mockingly, of ׳י (figurative) Psalm 77:20 עִקְּבוֺתֶיךָ לֹא נוֺדָ֑עוּ thy footprints were not known (the waters closing over them).

c hinder-part, rear (of a troop of men), Genesis 49:19 וְהוּא יָגוּב עָקֵב׃ (read עֲקֵבָם ׃ אָשֵׁר) he will troop on their rear, Joshua 8:13 עֲקֵבָם (compare Di).

heel, horsehoof, last, lier in wait

Or (feminine) hiqqbah {ik-keb-aw'}; from aqab; a heel (as protuberant); hence, a track; figuratively, the rear (of an army) -- heel, (horse-)hoof, last, lier in wait (by mistake for aqeb), (foot-)step.

see HEBREW aqab

see HEBREW aqeb

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