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Strongs Number: H398


Hebrew Word
אָכַל
Transliteration
ʼâkal
Phonetic
aw-kal'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to eat (literally or figuratively)

BDB Definition

1. to eat, devour, burn up, feed

a. (Qal)

1. to eat (human subject)

2. to eat, devour (of beasts and birds)

3. to devour, consume (of fire)

4. to devour, slay (of sword)

5. to devour, consume, destroy (inanimate subjects - ie, pestilence, drought)

6. to devour (of oppression)

b. (Niphal)

1. to be eaten (by men)

2. to be devoured, consumed (of fire)

3. to be wasted, destroyed (of flesh)

c. (Pual)

1. to cause to eat, feed with

2. to cause to devour

d. (Hiphil)

1. to feed

2. to cause to eat

e. (Piel)

1. consume

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
X-(idiom) at {all} burn {up} {consume} devour ({-er} {up}) {dine} eat ({-er} {up}) feed ({with}) {food} X-(idiom) {freely} X-(idiom) in . . . wise ({-deed} {plenty}) (lay) {meat} X-(idiom) quite.