Word Summary
qaba: perhaps to rob
Original Word: קָבַע
Transliteration: qaba
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-bah')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: perhaps to rob
Meaning: to cover, defraud
Strong's Concordance
rob, spoil

A primitive root; to cover, i.e. (figuratively) defraud -- rob, spoil.


H6906. qaba

קָבַעverb dubious, perhaps rob (synonym גזל‎, so Rabb (rare), see DePr 22, 23); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular consecutive וְקָכַעProverbs 22:23, subject ׳י‎, with accusative of person + thing; with accusative pers alone 1 plural קְבַעֲנוּךָ כַּמֶּהMalachi 3:8 (object ׳י‎); Imperfect3masculine singular אֱלֹהִים אָדָם הֲיִקְבַּע3:8; Participle active אֹתִי קֹבְעִים אַתֶּם3:8; 3:9; suffix קֹבְעֵיהֶםProverbs 22:23 those robbing them. — In Malachi ᵐ5‎ We עָקַבcircumvent.