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Strongs Number: H5344


Hebrew Word
נָקַב
Transliteration
nâqab
Phonetic
naw-kab'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to {puncture} literally (to {perforate} with more or less violence) or figuratively (to {specify} {designate } libel)

BDB Definition

1. to pierce, perforate, bore, appoint

a. (Qal)

1. to pierce, bore

2. to prick off, designate

b. (Niphal) to be pricked off, be designated, be specified

2. (Qal) to curse, blaspheme

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{appoint} {blaspheme} {bore} {curse} {express} with {holes} {name} {pierce} strike through.