Word Summary
saqal: to stone, put to death by stoning
Original Word: סָקַל
Transliteration: saqal
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-kal')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to stone, put to death by stoning
Meaning: to stone, put to death by stoning
Strong's Concordance
cast, gather out, throw stones, surely

A primitive root; properly, to be weighty; but used only in the sense of lapidation or its contrary (as if a delapidation) -- (cast, gather out, throw) stone(-s), X surely.


H5619. saqal

[סָקַל‎] verb stone, put to death by stoning, also (Pi`el) free from stones (appears like denominative, but noun unknown; Late Hebrew סְקִילָאexecution by stoning); —

Qal Perfect2masculine singular suffix וּסְקַלְתּוֺ‎ consecutive Deuteronomy 13:11; 3masculine plural suffix וּסְקָלֻנִי‎ consecutive Exodus 17:4; 2masculine plural וּסְקַלְתֶּם‎ consecutive Deuteronomy 22:24, etc.; Imperfect3masculine plural יִסְקְלוּJoshua 7:25, suffix יִסְקְלֻהוּ1 Kings 21:13, etc.; Imperative masculine plural suffix מִקְלֻהוּ21:10; Infinitive absolute סָקוֺלExodus 19:13; 21:28; construct suffix סָקְלוֺ1 Samuel 30:6; — pelt with stones, stone to death (as penalty) with accusative of person or animal., Exodus 8:22; 17:4 (both J E) 1 Samuel 30:6; 1 Kings 21:10, absolute Exodus 19:3; 21:28 (JE); with accusative of person + בְּ‎ instrumental בָּאֲבָנִיםDeuteronomy 13:11; 17:5; 22:21, 24; Joshua 7:25; 1 Kings 21:13.

Niph`al Imperfect3masculine singular יִסָּקֵלbe stoned to death Ezekiel 19:13; 21:28; 21:29; 21:32 (JE).

Pi`el Imperfect3masculine singular יְסַקֵּל2 Samuel 16:6, 13, suffix יְסַקְּלֵהוּIsaiah 5:2; Imperative masculine plural סַקְּלוּ62:10; —

1 stone, pelt with stones, with accusative of person + בָּאֲבָנִים2 Samuel 16:6, accusative omitted 16:13 ("" בֶּעָפָר עִמַּר‎).

2 free vineyard (accusative) from stones (Ges§ 52h) Isaiah 5:2; so also 2 Samuel 4:6, reading participle feminine חִטִּים מְסַקְּלָה‎ lo, the portress was cleansing what from stones (for ח ׳לֹקְּחֵי ᵑ0‎), so We Dr Bu Kit Löhr HPS, after ᵐ5‎; (> reading however mostly סֹלְקָה‎,

Qal Participle); מֵאֶבֶן סַקְּלוּIsaiah 62:10 free (highway) from stones.

Pu`al Perfect סֻקַּלbe stoned to death 1 Kings 21:14-15,. — Not in HP; these and other writings (except above) use synonym רגס‎, compare BrHexateuch 73.

סַר‎ see סרר‎.