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Strongs Number: H5221


Hebrew Word
נָכָה
Transliteration
nâkâh
Phonetic
naw-kaw'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to strike (lightly or {severely} literally or figuratively)

BDB Definition

1. to strike, smite, hit, beat, slay, kill

a. (Niphal) to be stricken or smitten

b. (Pual) to be stricken or smitten

c. (Hiphil)

1. to smite, strike, beat, scourge, clap, applaud, give a thrust

2. to smite, kill, slay (man or beast)

3. to smite, attack, attack and destroy, conquer, subjugate, ravage

4. to smite, chastise, send judgment upon, punish, destroy

d. (Hophal) to be smitten

1. to receive a blow

2. to be wounded

3. to be beaten

4. to be (fatally) smitten, be killed, be slain

5. to be attacked and captured

6. to be smitten (with disease)

7. to be blighted (of plants)

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{beat} cast {forth} {clap} give {[wounds]} X-(idiom) go {forward} X-(idiom) {indeed} {kill} make {[slaughter]} {murderer} {punish} {slaughter} slay ({-er} {-ing}) smite ({-r} {-ing}) {strike} be {stricken} (give) {stripes} X-(idiom) {surely} wound.