H6137 עקרב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Of uncertain derivation; a scorpion; figuratively a scourge or knotted whip

KJV Usage: scorpion.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. scorpion
Origin: of uncertain derivation
TWOT: 1683
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

H:N-M / N:N--L
1) scorpion
2) a pass on the southern border of Palestine
1a) scorpion-pass; ascent of Akrabbim or Maaleh-acrabbim

View how H6137 עקרב is used in the Bible

6 occurrences of H6137 עקרב

Deuteronomy 8:15 and scorpions,
1 Kings 12:11 you with scorpions.
1 Kings 12:14 you with scorpions.
2 Chronicles 10:11 but I will chastise you with scorpions.
2 Chronicles 10:14 but I will chastise you with scorpions.
Ezekiel 2:6 among scorpions:

Distinct usage

2 you with scorpions.
2 but I will chastise you with scorpions.
1 and scorpions,
1 among scorpions:

Corresponding Greek Words

aqrav G4651 skorpios

Related words

H6137 עקרב

H4610 מעלה עקרבּים ma‛ălêh ‛aqrabbı̂ym
מעלה עקרבּים
ma‛ălêh ‛aqrabbı̂ym
mah-al-ay' ak-rab-beem'
From H4608 and (the plural of) H6137; Steep of Scorpions, a place in the Desert

KJV Usage: Maaleh-accrabim, the ascent (going up) of Akrabbim.