'akal (Aramaic);



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

corresponding to 398

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2573

KJV Translation Count — 7x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: devour (4), accused (2), eat (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to eat, devour
a. (P'al)
1. to eat (of beasts)
2. to devour
3. eat their pieces (in a phrase, that is, slander them)

Strong's Definitions

'akal, ak-al'; (Aramaic) corresponding to 398: — + accuse, devour, eat.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Wherefore at that time certain Chaldeans came near, and H399 the Jews.


The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did H399 grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' fH399hers, and his nails like birds' claws.


And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had H399 Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their children, and their wives; and the lions had the mastery of them, and brake all their bones in pieces or ever they came at the bottom of the den.


And behold another beast, a second, like to a bear, and it raised up itself on one side, and it had three ribs in the mouth of it between the teeth of it: and they said thus unto it, Arise, H399 much flesh.


After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had grH399 iron teeth: it H399ed and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.


Then I would know the truth of the fourth beast, which was diverse from all the others, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and his nails of brass; which H399ed, brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with his feet;


Thus he said, The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall H399 the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.


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