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פקח

HebrewEdit

VerbEdit

פָּקַח (pakách) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (He/it) opened (eyes).
    • 2 Kings 4:35, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיִּפְקַח הַנַּעַר אֶת עֵינָיו
      vayifkách hanáar ét enáv
      and the child opened his eyes
  2. (He/it) gave sight to.
    • Genesis 21:19, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיִּפְקַח אֱלֹהִים אֶת עֵינֶיהָ וַתֵּרֶא בְּאֵר מָיִם
      vayifkách elohím ét enéha vatére b'ér máyim
      And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water
  3. (פְּקַח, p'kách) masculine singular imperative of פָּקַח
    • 2 Kings 6:17, with translation of the King James Version:
      פְּקַח נָא אֶת עֵינָיו וְיִרְאֶה
      p'kách ná ét enáv v'yir'é
      I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see
  4. (פֹּקֵחַ, pokéach) masculine singular present participle and present tense of פָּקַח
    • Psalms 146:8, with translation of the King James Version:
      יהוה פֹּקֵחַ עִוְרִים
      YHVH pokéach ivrím
      The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind

NounEdit

פִּקֵּחַ (pikéachm (plural indefinite form פקחים; feminine counterpart פקחת)

  1. Someone sighted (not blind).
    • Exodus 4:11, with translation of the King James Version:
      מִי יָשׂוּם אִלֵּם אוֹ חֵרֵשׁ אוֹ פִקֵּחַ אוֹ עִוֵּר
      mí yasúm ilém ó cherésh ó fikéach ó ivér
      who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind?
  2. (by extension) Someone hearing (not deaf).
    • c. 200, Mishna, יבמות14:1:
      חרש שנשא פקחת ופקח שנשא חרשת
      A deaf man who married a hearing woman or a hearing man who married a deaf woman

Proper nounEdit

פֶּקַח (pékachm

  1. A male given name
    • 2 Kings 15:25, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיִּקְשֹׁר עָלָיו פֶּקַח בֶּן רְמַלְיָהוּ שָׁלִישׁוֹ
      vayikshór aláv pékach bén r'malyáhu shalishó
      But Pekah the son of Remaliah, a captain of his, conspired against him

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