Word Summary
shaqaq: to run, run about, rush
Original Word: שָׁקַק
Transliteration: shaqaq
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-kak')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to run, run about, rush
Meaning: to course, to seek greedily
Strong's Concordance
have appetite, long, range, run to and fro

A primitive root; to course (like a beast of prey); by implication, to seek greedily -- have appetite, justle one against another, long, range, run (to and fro).


H8264. shaqaq

[שָׁקַק‎] verb run, run about, rush (apparently akin to √ I. שׁוק‎, whence שׁוֺק‎); —

Qal Imperfect3masculine plural יָשֹׁקּוּ בָּעִירJoel 2:9, of locusts ("" יְרֻצוּן‎; > Gr proposes יִסְּקוּ‎from סלק‎); Participle שֹׁקֵקIsaiah 33:4, with ב‎ of thing rush at, upon (like locusts); of roving, ranging bear Proverbs 28:15 (unless we read שָׁקוּל‎, Toy); figurative of נֶפֶשׁlonging for water Isaiah 29:8 ("" עָיֵם‎ and, va, רֵקָה‎), Psalm 107:9 ("" רְעֵבָה‎).

Hithpalpel Imperfect3masculine plural יִשְׁתַּקְשְׁקוּןNahum 2:5, of chariots, they rush to and fro.