86. abrek
Strong's Concordance
abrek: to kneel
Original Word: אַבְרֵך
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: abrek
Phonetic Spelling: (ab-rake')
Short Definition: kneel
אַבְרֵךְ proclaimed before Joseph Genesis 41:43 (meaning dubious; many Egyptian derivatives proposed; e.g. a-bor-k, Coptic = prostrate thyself! SpiegelbRandglossen 14 ff. explained as Egyptian ±brk = give attention! BenfeyVerh. d. äg. Spr. z. Semitic 302 f; ¹prek, = head bowed! ChabasRA 1, — but ¹ = ע see also WiedemannAltäg. Wörter 1883, 8; apreχ-u, head of the wise, HarkavyBerl. äg. Zeltschr. 1869; (but Jeremiah 46:15 many MSS. ᵐ5 Aq Symm Theod ᵑ9 many moderns read אַבִּירֶ֑ךָ thy bull, i.e. Apis). — אַבִרֵךְ: SpiegelbergRandglossen 14ff. explains as Egyptian °brk = give attention! åb-rek, rejoice thou! CookSpeaker's Comm. Gn. on the passage and p. 482; Lepage RenoufPSBA.nov.1888, 5 f åb(u)-rek, thy command is our desire, i.e. we are at thy service; SayRel. Babylonian 183 Assyrian abrikku = Akkadian abrik, vizier (unpublished tablet), see already DlW; L 134 c., 1. 11. 12 who compare Assyrian abarakku = title, perhaps grand vizier; against Dl, see COT & NöZMG 1886, 734).

אַבְרָם, אַבְשַׁי see אֲבִירָם, אֲבִישַׁי below II. אבה.

אַבְשָׁלוֺם, אַבְשָׁלֹם see אֲבִישָׁלוֺם below II. אבה.

אגא (compare Arabic , flee Frey). **Authority for Arabic verb flee is slender, but word occurs as proper name, of a mountain, and elsewhere (GFM, privately).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bow the knee

Probably an Egyptian word meaning kneel -- bow the knee.

Forms and Transliterations
אַבְרֵ֑ךְ אברך ’aḇ·rêḵ ’aḇrêḵ avRech
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Englishman's Concordance
Strong's Hebrew 86
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’aḇ·rêḵ — 1 Occ.

Genesis 41:43
HEB: וַיִּקְרְא֥וּ לְפָנָ֖יו אַבְרֵ֑ךְ וְנָת֣וֹן אֹת֔וֹ
NAS: before him, Bow the knee! And he set
KJV: before him, Bow the knee: and he made
INT: proclaimed before Bow set over

1 Occurrence

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