BDB9014 [H8257 H8248]

[שָׁקַע] verb sink, sink down (so Late Hebrew שָׁקַע, Aramaic שְׁקַע; Arabic has be smitten, prostrated, collapse ); —

Qal Perfect 3 feminine singular consecutive וְשָֽׁקְעָה; Amos 9:5 it shall sink like the Nile (of land; opposed to עָלַה); 3 feminine singular וַתִּשְׁקַע Num 11:2 (JE), of fire, it sunk down, died out; תִּשְׁקַע Jer 51:64, of Babylon (like stone in water; opposed to קוּם). Niph`al 3 feminine singular נִשְׁקְעָה Amos 8:8 Qr, of land, sink (opposed to עָלָה; = Qal Amos 9:5 Kt erroneous נשקה, compare WSG287). Hiph`il Imperfect 1 singular אַשְׁקִיעַ מֵימֵיהֶם Ezek 32:14 I will make their waters sink, (settle, grow clear); 2 masculine singular וּחְֶבֶל תַּשְׁקִיעַ לְשׁוֺנוֺ Job 40:25 with a cord wilt thou make his tongue sink (? pull or press it down; of crocodile; MichSuppl,2349 cited Thes 1477, compare Samaritan = חבשׁ bind).


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