Word Summary
paga: to meet, encounter, reach
Original Word: פָגַע
Transliteration: paga
Phonetic Spelling: (paw-gah')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to meet, encounter, reach
Meaning: to impinge, by accident, violence, by importunity
Strong's Concordance
come between, cause to entreat, fall upon, make intercession, intercessor, entreat

A primitive root; to impinge, by accident or violence, or (figuratively) by importunity -- come (betwixt), cause to entreat, fall (upon), make intercession, intercessor, intreat, lay, light (upon), meet (together), pray, reach, run.


H6293. paga

מָּגַעverb meet, encounter, reach (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic מְּגַע‎, ; possibly akin to Arabic , happen to, light upon; is pain, afflict); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳פ1 Kings 2:32 +, suffix וּפְגָעוֺ‎ consecutive Amos 5:19, etc.; Imperfect3masculine singular וַיִּפְגַּעGenesis 28:11+; 1plural נְפְגַּעJob 21:15, etc.; Imperative masculine singular מְּגַעJudges 8:21+; masculine plural מִּגְעוּGenesis 23:8; Infinitive construct לִפְגֹּע1 Samuel 22:17, suffix מִּגְעוֺNumbers 35:19, 21; —

1 meet, light upon, with accusative of person 1 Samuel 10:5; Exodus 5:20 (J), with suffix person Amos 5:19; ׳פ שׁוֺרExodus 23:4; with ב‎ person Genesis 32:2 (E), Numbers 35:19, 21 (P); with ב‎ location Genesis 28:11 (E).

2 meet, with kindness, with accusative of person Isaiah 64:5 (subject ׳י‎), so 47:3 according to Ew De Di and others; CheHpt אֶפְרַע‎ (reading, with Du, אמר‎ for אָדָם‎).

3 encounter with hostility, fall upon with ב‎ person Joshua 2:16 (JE), Judges 8:21; 15:12; 18:25; 1 Samuel 22:17-18, (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 1:15; 1 Kings 2:25, 29, 31, 32, 34, 46; Ruth 2:22; of God, with accusative (suffix), + ב‎ instrumental Exodus 5:3.

4 encounter with request, entreat, with ב‎ person Jeremiah 7:16; Job 21:15, followed by clause Jeremiah 27:18; Ruth 1:16, + ל‎ person on whose behalf Genesis 23:8

5 strike, touch, of boundary, with ב‎ location Joshua 16:7; 19:11, 22, 26, 27, 34 (twice in verse), compare 17:10; with אֶל‎ location 19:11.

Hiph`il 1. cause to light upon, Perfect3masculine singular הִפְגִּיעַ‎ with accusative of thing + ב‎ person Isaiah 53:6.

2 cause one (accusative) to entreat1singular הִפְגַּעְתִּי‎ (ב‎ person) Jeremiah 15:11 (otherwise Gie; Co strike out see as gloss).

3 make entreaty, 3 plural הִפְגִּעוּJeremiah 36:25 with ב‎ person; more Generally interpose, Imperfect3masculine singular יַפְגִּיעַIsaiah 53:12, with ל‎ person in whose behalf; Participle מַפְגִּיעַ59:16 one interposing.

4 make attack, only Participle Job 36:32 assailant, but Ol Bu Du and others מִפְגָּעmark.