BDB3071 [H2710]

[חָקַק] verb cut in, inscribe, decree (Late Hebrew id., Aramaic חֲקַק, Zinjirli חקק; Phoenician id. Participle Hiph`il; Arabic be just, right, obligatory, also make or decide to be just, etc.; justness, truth, necessity, obligation; Ethiopic adjective moderate, sufficient; compare also חקה) —

Qal וְחַקּוֺתָ֫ Ezek 4:1 suffix חַקֹּתִיךְ Isa 49:16 Infinitive suffix בְּחֻקּוֺ Prov 8:27 בְּחוּקוֺ Prov 8:29 (assimilated to בְּשׂוּמוֺ); חֻקָּהּ Isa 30:8 Participle חֹקְקִי Isa 22:16 (archaic case ending Ges«GKC:90»§ 90. 3 a); plural חֹקְקִים Isa 10:1 construct חוֺקְקֵי Judg 5:9 (possibly Po`el = מחוקקי with מְ omitted, see Ges«GKC:52»§ 52 (2), note 6); Participle Pass. plural חֲקֻקִֿים Ezek 23:14 (Co חקוקים); —
1. cut in, with בְּ, Isa 22:16, of a dwelling-place = tomb, in a rock.
2. cut in or on, upon, engrave, inscribe, with על on roll of a book Isa 30:8 representation of city on brick (as in Babylonia) Ezek 4:1 images on a wall Ezek 23:14 figurative of Zion's walls on palms of ׳י Isa 49:16.
3. trace, mark out, a circle, with על over the face of deep Prov 8:27 with accusative, foundations of earth vProv 8:29.
4. of a law, engrave, inscribe (on a tablet), figurative for enact, decree חקקים חקקי און Isa 10:1 (|| כתב עמל); חוֺקקֵי ישׂראל poetic = commanders (see Po`el) Judg 5:9 (|| מחקקים vJudg 5:14). Po`el Imperfect יְחוֺקְקוּ Prov 8:15 Participle מְחֹקֵק Gen 49:10; Num 21:18; Deut 33:21 suffix מְחֹקְקִי Ps 60:9; Ps 108:9 מְחֹקְקֵנוּ Isa 33:22 plural מְחֹקְקִים Judg 5:14inscribe (as a law), enact (poetry): with accusative צֶדֶק Prov 8:15 elsewhere participle
\ \ a. prescriber of laws, hence (as sovereign authority in a warlike clan) commander Deut 33:21 (of warlike tribe of Gad), Judg 5:14; Isa 33:22 (of ׳י; || שֹׁפְטֵנוּ, מַלְכֵּנוּ).
\ \ b. commander's staff Gen 49:10 (|| שֵׁבֶט), Num 21:18 (both poetry), Ps 60:9 = Ps 108:9. Pu`al Participle מְחֻקָּק that which is decreed Prov 31:5 (late). Hoph`al Imperfect יֻחָ֑קֿוּ Job 19:23 inscribed in (בְּ) a book.

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