הכה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root נ־כ־ה

Verb[edit]

הִכָּה (hiká) (hif'íl construction)

  1. (He/it) hit, smote, struck.
    • Exodus 12:29, with translation of the American Standard Version:
      וַיהוה הִכָּה כָל־בְּכוֹר בְּאֶרֶץ מִצְרַיִם
      vaYHVH hiká chol-b'chór b'érets mitsráyim
      that Jehovah smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt
  2. (הַכֵּה, haké) masculine singular imperative of הִכָּה (hiká)
    • Ezekiel 6:11, with translation of the King James Version:
      הַכֵּה בְכַפְּךָ וּרְקַע בְּרַגְלְךָ וֶאֱמָר־אָח
      haké v'chap'chá urká b'ragl'chá veemor-ách
      Smite with thine hand, and stamp with thy foot, and say, Alas
  3. (הַכֵּה, haké) infinitive absolute of הִכָּה (hiká)
    • 1 Kings 20:37, with Young's Literal Translation:
      וַיַּכֵּהוּ הָאִישׁ הַכֵּה וּפָצֹעַ
      vayakéhu haísh haké ufatsóa
      and the man smiteth him, smiting and wounding

Verb[edit]

הֻכָּה (huká) (huf'ál construction)

  1. (He/it) was hit, was smitten, was struck.
    • Numbers 25:14, with translation of the King James Version:
      אֲשֶׁר הֻכָּה אֶת־הַמִּדְיָנִית
      ashér huká et-hamidyanít
      even that was slain with the Midianitish woman