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Hebrew - English Dictionary

H398 - Freely

Strong's No.:H398

Hebrew:אָכַל

Transliteration:ʼâkal

Phonetic:aw-kal'

Word 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.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to eat (literally or figuratively)


Brown Driver
Biggs 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


Bible References:
Freely

Translation
Occurrences:
all ( 3 )
ate ( 2 )
consume ( 8 )
consumed ( 21 )
consumeth ( 2 )
consuming ( 2 )
devour ( 57 )
devoured ( 42 )
devourer ( 1 )
devoureth ( 6 )
devouring ( 5 )
dine ( 1 )
eat ( 475 )
eaten ( 76 )
eater ( 2 )
eatest ( 3 )
eateth ( 29 )
eating ( 13 )
fed ( 5 )
feed ( 8 )
feedest ( 1 )
food ( 1 )
freely ( 1 )
meat ( 5 )
plenty ( 1 )
up ( 24 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.