Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Consume, devour, eat, meat, food, Hebrew: אׇכְלָה, ʾoklâ (H402)

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Here are consume, devour, eat, food, meat and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word אׇכְלָה mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H402

Hebrew Base Word: אׇכְלָה

Part of speech: Noun Feminine

Usage: Consume, devour, eat, food, meat

Definition: Food.

Detailed definition:

  1. Food.
    1. Food, eating.
    2. Object of devouring, consuming.
      1. By wild beasts (figurative).
      2. In fire.
      3. Of judgment (figurative).

Derived terms: Feminine of H401.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔokˈlɔː
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔoχˈlɑː
  3. Transliteration: ʾoklâ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: oke-LAW
  5. Modern Pronunciation: oke-LA

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