H1288 בּרך - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason)

KJV Usage: X abundantly, X altogether, X at all, blaspheme, bless, congratulate, curse, X greatly, X indeed, kneel (down), praise, salute, X still, thank.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to bless, kneel
a. (Qal)
1. to kneel
2. to bless
b. (Niphal) to be blessed, bless oneself
c. (Piel) to bless
d. (Pual) to be blessed, be adored
e. (Hiphil) to cause to kneel
f. (Hithpael) to bless oneself
2. (TWOT) to praise, salute, curse
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 285
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1288 בּרך is used in the Bible

First 30 of 289 occurrences of H1288 בּרך

Genesis 1:22
Genesis 1:28
Genesis 2:3
Genesis 5:2
Genesis 9:1
Genesis 9:26
Genesis 12:2
Genesis 12:3
Genesis 14:19
Genesis 14:20
Genesis 17:16
Genesis 17:20
Genesis 18:18
Genesis 22:17
Genesis 22:18
Genesis 24:1
Genesis 24:11
Genesis 24:27
Genesis 24:31
Genesis 24:35
Genesis 24:48
Genesis 24:60
Genesis 25:11
Genesis 26:3
Genesis 26:4
Genesis 26:12
Genesis 26:24
Genesis 26:29
Genesis 27:4
Genesis 27:7

Corresponding Greek Words

barakh G134 aineo
barakh G2128 eulogetos
barakh G2799 klaio
barakh G4098 pipto
barakh ni,pi,hithp G1757 en eulogeo
barakh piqal,ni G2127 eulogeo
barakh qal,pi,pu G2129 eulogia