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Strongs Number: H1288


Hebrew Word
בָרַךְ
Transliteration
bârak
Phonetic
baw-rak'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of {adoration}) and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the {king} as treason)

BDB Definition

1. to bless, kneel

a. (Qal)

1. to kneel

2. to bless

b. (Niphal) to be blessed, bless oneself

c. (Piel) to bless

d. (Pual) to be blessed, be adored

e. (Hiphil) to cause to kneel

f. (Hithpael) to bless oneself

2. to praise, salute, curse

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
X-(idiom) {abundantly} X-(idiom) {altogether} X-(idiom) at {all} {blaspheme} {bless} {congratulate} {curse} X-(idiom) {greatly} X-(idiom) {indeed} kneel ({down}) {praise} {salute} X-(idiom) {still} thank.