[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) —
[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 v [Prov 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 v [Judg 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 5:14] — inscribe (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.
The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon
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