H3243 ינק - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to suck; causatively to give milk

KJV Usage: milch, nurse (-ing mother), give, make to) suck (-ing child, -ling).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to suckle, nurse, suck
a. (Qal)
1. to suck
2. suckling, babe (subst)
b. (Hiphil)
1. to give suck to, nurse
2. nursing, nursing woman, nurse (participle)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 874
Parts of Speech: Verb

to suck
1) to suckle, nurse, suck
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to suck
1a2) suckling, babe (subst)
1b) (Hiphil)
1b1) to give suck to, nurse
1b2) nursing, nursing woman, nurse (participle)

View how H3243 ינק is used in the Bible

First 30 of 32 occurrences of H3243 ינק

Genesis 21:7 shall nurse
Genesis 24:59 and her nurse,
Genesis 32:15 milk
Genesis 35:8 nurse
Exodus 2:7 to thee a nurse
Exodus 2:7 that she may nurse
Exodus 2:9 and nurse
Numbers 11:12 the nursing child,
Deuteronomy 32:13 and he made him to suck
Deuteronomy 32:25 the suckling
Deuteronomy 33:19 for they shall suck
1 Samuel 1:23 and nursed
1 Samuel 15:3 and suckling,
1 Samuel 22:19 and sucklings,
1 Kings 3:21 to nurse
2 Kings 11:2 him, even him and his nurse,
2 Chronicles 22:11 him and his nurse
Job 3:12 that I should be nursed?
Job 20:16 He shall suck
Psalms 8:2 and sucklings
Song of Songs 8:1 that was nourished at
Isaiah 11:8 And the nursing child
Isaiah 49:23 thy nursing mothers:
Isaiah 60:16 Thou shalt also suck
Isaiah 60:16 and shalt suck
Isaiah 66:11 That ye may nurse,
Isaiah 66:12 then shall ye be nursed,
Jeremiah 44:7 and suckling,
Lamentations 2:11 and the sucklings
Lamentations 4:3 they nurse

Distinct usage

2 and suckling,
1 shall nurse
1 and her nurse,
1 milk
1 nurse
1 to thee a nurse
1 that she may nurse
1 and nurse
1 and he made him to suck
1 for they shall suck
1 and nursed
1 and sucklings,
1 to nurse
1 him, even him and his nurse,
1 him and his nurse
1 that I should be nursed?
1 He shall suck
1 and sucklings
1 that was nourished at
1 thy nursing mothers:
1 Thou shalt also suck
1 and shalt suck
1 That ye may nurse,
1 then shall ye be nursed,
1 they nurse
1 of the nursing child
1 and those that nurse at
1 And the nursing child
1 the suckling
1 and the sucklings
1 the nursing child,

Corresponding Greek Words

yanaq G2068 esthio
yanaq G3516 nepios
yanaq hi. G5162 trophos
yanaq hi.,qal. G2337 thelazo

Related words

H3243 ינק

H3126 יונק yônêq
Active participle of H3243; a sucker; hence a twig (of a tree felled and sprouting)

KJV Usage: tender plant.

H3242 יניקה ye nı̂yqâh
ye nı̂yqâh
From H3243; a sucker or sapling

KJV Usage: young twig.