Word Summary
emeq: a vale
Original Word: עֵמֶק
Transliteration: emeq
Phonetic Spelling: (ay'-mek)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a vale
Meaning: a vale
Strong's Concordance
dale, vale, valley often used as a part of proper names

From amaq; a vale (i.e. Broad depression) -- dale, vale, valley (often used as a part of proper names). See also Beyth ha-'Emeq.

see HEBREW amaq

see HEBREW Beyth ha-'Emeq


H6010. emeq

עֵ֫מֶק70 noun masculineMicah 1:4 vale (properly deepening, depth, see GASmGeogr. 384 f. 654 f.; compare נַחַל גַּיְא, בִּקְעָה,‎); — ׳י‎ absolute Joshua 8:13 +, construct Genesis 14:17 +; suffix עִמְקֵךְJeremiah 49:4, עִמְקָם47:5 (but see below); plural עֲמָקִיםMicah 1:4, suffix עֲמָקַיִךְIsaiah 22:7; — vale, valley, lowland, opposed to הֶהָרִיםMicah 1:4, amid mountains, e.g. about Jerusalem Isaiah 22:7; Jeremiah 31:40, so perhaps ׳ע לשׁוֵהGenesis 14:17 = ׳ע הַמֶּלֶךְ14:17; 2 Samuel 18:18, compare ׳ע תֶבְרוֺןGenesis 37:14 (J), ׳ע בְּגִבְעוֺןIsaiah 28:21; Joshua 8:13 (JE), ׳ע הָאֵלָה1 Samuel 17:2, 19; 21:10 (perhaps Wady es-Sant, in Shephelah, west of Bethlehem, GASmGeogr. 226); ׳ע רְחוֺב לְבֵית אֲשֶׁרJudges 18:28 in extreme north; in Moab Jeremiah 48:8 ("" [opposed to?] מִישׁוֺר‎); or wider, e.g. Judges 5:15 (scene of Sisera's defeat; read perhaps ׳ע‎ also for עֲמָלֵק5:14 GFM), ׳ע יִזְרְעֶ֑אל6:33; Hosea 1:5; Joshua 17:16 (JE), compare Judges 7:1, 8, 12; 1 Samuel 31:7 = 1 Chronicles 10:7, these all perhaps narrow ends of plain (compare GASml.c.), but see 1 Kings 20:28 (opposed to הֶהָרִים‎; "" מִישׁוֺר20:23; = open country, compare Aphek 20:26); of Jordan-valley Joshua 13:19, 27 (P); of maritime plain (opposed to הָהָר‎) Judges 1:19, 34; fit for chariots, so also ׳הָע אֶרֶץJoshua 17:16 (P), compare Job 39:21; הָע ׳ישֶׁבֶתJeremiah 21:13, compare Numbers 14:25 (see Gie di); cultivated 1 Samuel 6:13; Jeremiah 49:4 (twice in verse); Job 39:10, fertile 1 Chronicles 27:29; Psalm 65:14; Song of Solomon 2:1; see also כְּרָכָה בָּכָא, אַיָּלוֺן,‎, II. שִׂדִּים רְפָאִים, קְצִיץ, עָכוֺר, סֻכּוֺת, יְהוֺשָׁפָט, חָרוּץ,‎; הָע ׳בֵּית‎. — For עִמְקָםJeremiah 47:5 read עֲנָקִםAnakim ᵐ5‎ Thes Hi Gf Gie Co Rothst; so also (more dubious) 1 Chronicles 12:16 (van d. H. v.12:15) Gf Gie, where otherwise ׳הָע‎ = people of valleys.