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Strongs Number: H3198


Hebrew Word
יָכַח
Transliteration
yâkach
Phonetic
yaw-kahh'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to be right (that {is} correct); reciprocally to argue; causatively to {decide} justify or convict

BDB Definition

1. to prove, decide, judge, rebuke, reprove, correct, be right

a. (Hiphil)

1. to decide, judge

2. to adjudge, appoint

3. to show to be right, prove

4. to convince, convict

5. to reprove, chide

6. to correct, rebuke

b. (Hophal) to be chastened

c. (Niphal) to reason, reason together

d. (Hithp) to argue

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{appoint} {argue} {chasten} {convince} correct ({-ion}) {daysman} {dispute} {judge} {maintain} {plead} reason ({together}) {rebuke} reprove ({-r}) {surely} in any wise.