חבק

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ח־ב־ק (ḥ-b-q).

Noun[edit]

חבק (khavákm

  1. A girth or cinch: a strap around an animal's midsection that holds a saddle in place.
  2. A garter: a strap used to hold up socks or stockings.
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  4. The place where the thigh and torso meet.

Noun[edit]

חבק (khévekm

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  3. (computing) Deadlock.

Verb[edit]

חבק (chibuk) (pa'ál construction)

  1. To clasp, embrace.
    • c. 561–538 BCE, 2 Kings 4:16,
    • וַיֹּאמֶר לַמּוֹעֵד הַזֶּה כָּעֵת חַיָּה אַתִּי חֹבֶקֶת בֵּן וַתֹּאמֶר אַל־אֲדֹנִי אִישׁ [] אַל־תְּכַזֵּב בְּשִׁפְחָתֶךָ׃
      vayomer lamo'ed haze ka'et khaya ati khoveket ben vatomer al-adoni ish [] al-t'khazev b'shifkhatekha.
      And he said, About this season, according to the time of life, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, Nay, my lord, thou man of [] , do not lie unto thine handmaid.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Authorized King James translation (1611).