H1058 בּכה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to weep; generally to bemoan

KJV Usage: X at all, bewail, complain, make lamentation, X more, mourn, X sore, X with tears, weep.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to weep, bewail, cry, shed tears
a. (Qal)
1. to weep (in grief, humiliation, or joy)
2. to weep bitterly (with cognate acc.)
3. to weep upon (embrace and weep)
4. to bewail
b. (Piel) participle
1. lamenting
2. bewailing
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 243
Parts of Speech: Verb

to weep
1) to weep, bewail, cry, shed tears
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to weep (in grief, humiliation, or joy)
1a2) to weep bitterly (with cognate acc.)
1a3) to weep upon (embrace and weep)
1a4) to bewail
1b) (Piel) participle
1b1) lamenting
1b2) bewailing

View how H1058 בּכה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 114 occurrences of H1058 בּכה

Genesis 21:16 and wept.
Genesis 23:2 and to weep
Genesis 27:38 and wept.
Genesis 29:11 and wept.
Genesis 33:4 and they wept.
Genesis 37:35 wept
Genesis 42:24 from them, and wept;
Genesis 43:30 where to weep;
Genesis 43:30 and wept
Genesis 45:14 and wept;
Genesis 45:14 wept
Genesis 45:15 and wept
Genesis 46:29 and wept
Genesis 50:1 and wept
Genesis 50:3 mourned
Genesis 50:17 wept
Exodus 2:6 wept.
Leviticus 10:6 bewail
Numbers 11:4 also wept
Numbers 11:10 weeping
Numbers 11:13 for they weep
Numbers 11:18 for ye have wept
Numbers 11:20 you, and have wept
Numbers 14:1 wept
Numbers 20:29 they mourned
Numbers 25:6 who were weeping
Deuteronomy 1:45 and wept
Deuteronomy 21:13 and bewail
Deuteronomy 34:8 wept
Judges 2:4 and wept.

Distinct usage

13 wept
12 and wept
7 and wept.
5 weeping
4 and wept,
3 and wept:
3 weep
3 wept.
2 and wept;
2 and bewail
2 and weep
2 bitterly
2 shall weep
1 and to weep
1 and they wept.
1 from them, and wept;
1 mourned
1 for they weep
1 for ye have wept
1 and bewailed
1 and wept again:
1 her; therefore she wept,
1 why weepest
1 that they weep?
1 to weep.
1 weep over
1 with her weeping
1 weepeth
1 to him, and wept
1 not, nor weep.
1 wept,
1 shall not weep.
1 of them that weep.
1 made no lamentation.
1 and weepeth,
1 yea, we wept,
1 to weep,
1 Therefore I will bewail
1 thou shalt weep
1 no more:
1 that I might weep
1 them, weeping
1 I will weep
1 She weepeth
1 and weep;
1 ye not at all:
1 Should I weep
1 and they shall weep
1 bitterly.
1 Did not I weep
1 When I wept,
1 him: but weep
1 complain;
1 where to weep;
1 nor weep;
1 also wept
1 And she wept
1 Why weepeth
1 and weeping:
1 For these things I weep;

Corresponding Greek Words

bakhah G1145 dakruo
bakhah G1653 eleeo
bakhah G1968 epi pipto
bakhah G2799 klaio
bakhah G2805 klauthmos
bakhah G3996 pentheo
bakhah pi. G2354 threneo

Related words


H1056 בּכא bâkâ'
From H1058; weeping; Baca, a valley in Palestine

KJV Usage: Baca.

H1059 בּכה bekeh
From H1058; a weeping

KJV Usage: X sore.

H1065 בּכי be kı̂y
be kı̂y
From H1058; a weeping; by analogy, a dripping

KJV Usage: overflowing, X sore, (continual) weeping, wept.

H1066 בּכים bôkkı̂ym
Plural active participle of H1058; (with the article) the weepers; Bokim, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Bochim.

H1068 בּכית be kı̂yth
be kı̂yth
From H1058; a weeping

KJV Usage: mourning.