H398 אכל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: X at all, burn up, consume, devour (-er, up), dine, eat (-er, up), feed (with), food, X freely, X in . . . wise (-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, X quite.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to eat, devour, burn up, feed
a. (Qal)
1. to eat (human subject)
2. to eat, devour (of beasts and birds)
3. to devour, consume (of fire)
4. to devour, slay (of sword)
5. to devour, consume, destroy (inanimate subjects - ie, pestilence, drought)
6. to devour (of oppression)
b. (Niphal)
1. to be eaten (by men)
2. to be devoured, consumed (of fire)
3. to be wasted, destroyed (of flesh)
c. (Pual)
1. to cause to eat, feed with
2. to cause to devour
d. (Hiphil)
1. to feed
2. to cause to eat
e. (Piel)
1. consume
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 85
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H398 אכל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 701 occurrences of H398 אכל

Genesis 2:16
Genesis 2:17
Genesis 3:1
Genesis 3:2
Genesis 3:3
Genesis 3:5
Genesis 3:6
Genesis 3:11
Genesis 3:12
Genesis 3:13
Genesis 3:14
Genesis 3:17
Genesis 3:18
Genesis 3:19
Genesis 3:22
Genesis 6:21
Genesis 9:4
Genesis 14:24
Genesis 18:8
Genesis 19:3
Genesis 24:33
Genesis 24:54
Genesis 25:34
Genesis 26:30
Genesis 27:4
Genesis 27:7
Genesis 27:10
Genesis 27:19
Genesis 27:25
Genesis 27:31

Corresponding Greek Words

akhal G355 an alisko
akhal G2190 echthros
akhal G2545 kaio
akhal G4906 sun esthio
akhal ash G4598 seto brotos
akhal hi. G5142 trepho
akhal,hi.,qal. G5595 psomizo
akhal lechem G709 aristao
akhal ni. G4160 poieo
akhal pu. G2618 kata kaio
akhal qal,ni G2654 kat an alisko
akhal qal,ni,hi G2068 esthio
akhal qal,ni,po,pu G2719 kat esthio
akhal qal,ni,pu G977 bibrosko
akhal qal.,ni. G1035 brosis
akhal qartse G2649 kata martureo
akhal qerats G1225 dia ballo