Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 273

KJV Translation Count — 9x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: empty (5), make void (1), emptiers (1), fail (1), utterly (inf for emphasis

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to empty
a. (Qal)
1. to empty, lay waste
2. to make void (fig.)
b. (Niphal) to be emptied
c. (Polel) to empty out, devastate

Strong's Definitions

baqaq, baw-kah'; a primitive root; to pour out, i.e. to empty, figuratively, to depopulate; by analogy, to spread out (as a fruitful vine): — (make) empty (out), fail, X utterly, make void.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the spirit of Egypt shall H1238 in the midst thereof; and I will destroy the counsel thereof: and they shall seek to the idols, and to the charmers, and to them that have familiar spirits, and to the wizards.


Behold, the LORD H1238th the earth H1238, and H1238th it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.


The land shall be H1238 emptied, and H1238 spoiled: H1238 the LORD hath spoken this word.


And I will H1238 H1238 the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place; and I will cause them to fall by the sword beH1238e their enemies, and by the hands of them that seek their lives: and their carcases will I give to be meat H1238 the fowls of the heaven, and H1238 the beasts of the earth.


And will send unto Babylon fanners, that shall fan her, and shall H1238 her land: H1238 in the day of trouble they shall be against her round about.


Israel is an H1238 vine, he bringeth H1238th fruit unto himself: according to the multitude of his fruit he hath increased the altars; according to the goodness of his land they have made goodly images.


H1238 the LORD hath turned away the excellency of Jacob, as the excellency of Israel: H1238 the H1238 have emptied them out, and marred their vine branches.