BDB4205 [H3766]

כָּרַע bow down (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּרַע; Arabic put one's mouth into water, or water-vessel; i.e. kneel to drink ? denominative from following ? —

Qal Perfect 3 miles ׳כ Gen 49:6 + 6 t.; 3 masculine plural כָּֽרְעוּ Judg 7:6 + 4 t.; Imperfect יִכְרַע Judg 7:5 + 3 t.; 1 singular וָאֶכְרְעָה Ezra 9:5 3 masculine plural יִכְרְעוּן Job 31:10 2 masculine plural תִּכְרָ֑עוּ Isa 65:12 1 plural וְנִכְרָ֑עָה Ps 95:6 + 6 t. Imperfect; Infinitive construct כְּרֹעַ 1Kgs 8:54 participle כֹּרֵעַ Esth 3:5 plural כֹּרְעִים Esth 3:2 feminine כֹּרְעוֺת Job 4:4. —
1. bow על ברכים to drink Judg 7:5; Judg 7:6, in supplication to Elijah 2Kgs 1:13 in the worship of God 1Kgs 8:34; Ezra 9:5 with ברכים subject and ל of God 1Kgs 19:18; Isa 45:23 without ברכים with לִפְנֵי Ps 22:30; Ps 72:9 || השׁתחוה 2Chr 7:3; 2Chr 29:29; Ps 95:6, worship of God, but Esth 3:2 (twice in verse); Esth 3:5 in obeisance to Haman.
2. bow down, of the couching lion Gen 49:9; Num 24:9 (both poetry).
3. pregnant with על, bow down over (in order to lie with) a woman Job 31:10.
4. bow down, of a woman in childbirth 1Sam 4:19, so of animals Job 39:3 idols, removed by enemies Isa 46:1; Isa 46:2 בִּרְכַּיִם כֹּרְעוֺת Job 4:4 tottering (feeble) knees; of enemies in death, נפל[ו]כרע bow and fall down Judg 5:27 (3 t. in verse); Ps 20:9 pregnant without נפל 2Kgs 9:24; Isa 65:12, with תַּחַת Isa 10:4. —
Hiph`il Perfect 3 masculine singular הִכְרִיעַ Ps 78:31 2 feminine singular suffix הִכְרַעְתִּנִי Judg 11:35 Imperfect 2 masculine singular תַּכְרִיעַ 2Sam 22:40 = Ps 18:40 Imperative suffix הַכְרִיעֵהוּ Ps 17:13 Infinitive absolute הַכְרֵעַ Judg 11:35. —
1. cause to bow in grief Judg 11:35 (twice in verse).
2. cause to bow down in death Ps 17:13; Ps 78:31, with תַּחַת 2Sam 22:40 = Ps 18:40.


The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon
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