נאבק

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Etymology[edit]

Root
א־ב־ק

From the root א־ב־ק ‎('-b-q), using the nif'ál conjugation.

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נֶאֱבַק ‎(ne'evák) ‎(nif'al construction)

  1. (intransitive) to fight, to wrestle (to be involved in physical confrontation)
    • Genesis 32:24, with translation of the New International Version:
      וַיִּוָּתֵר יַעֲקֹב לְבַדּוֹ וַיֵּאָבֵק אִישׁ עִמּוֹ עַד עֲלוֹת הַשָּׁחַר׃
      So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.

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