Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Appoint, avenge, bestow, commit, count, deliver to keep, be empty, enjoin, go see, hurt, do judgment, lack, lay up, look, make, miss, number, officer, punish, reckon, sum, want, to visit (with friendly or hostile intent)

Hebrew: פָּקַד, pāqad (H6485)

268 King James Bible Verses


Here are appoint, at all, avenge, bestow, charge and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word פָּקַד 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: H6485

Hebrew Base Word: פָּקַד

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Appoint, × at all, avenge, bestow, (appoint to have the, give a) charge, commit, count, deliver to keep, be empty, enjoin, go see, hurt, do judgment, lack, lay up, look, make, × by any means, miss, number, officer, (make) overseer, have (the) oversight, punish, reckon, (call to) remember(-brance), set (over), sum, × surely, visit, want

Definition: To visit (with friendly or hostile intent); by analogy, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit, etc.

Detailed definition:

  1. (v) to attend to, muster, number, reckon, visit, punish, appoint, look after, care for.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To pay attention to, observe.
      2. To attend to.
      3. To seek, look about for.
      4. To seek in vain, need, miss, lack.
      5. To visit.
      6. To visit upon, punish.
      7. To pass in review, muster, number.
      8. To appoint, assign, lay upon as a charge, deposit.
    2. (Niphal).
      1. To be sought, be needed, be missed, be lacking.
      2. To be visited.
      3. To be visited upon.
      4. To be appointed.
      5. To be watched over.
    3. (Piel) to muster, call up.
    4. (Pual) to be passed in review, be caused to miss, be called, be called to account.
    5. (Hiphil).
      1. To set over, make overseer, appoint an overseer.
      2. To commit, entrust, commit for care, deposit.
    6. (Hophal).
      1. To be visited.
      2. To be deposited.
      3. To be made overseer, be entrusted.
    7. (Hithpael) numbered.
    8. (Hothpael) numbered.
  2. (n m pl abstr) musterings, expenses.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: pɔːˈk’ɑd̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: pɑːˈkɑd
  3. Transliteration: pāqad
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: paw-KAHD
  5. Modern Pronunciation: pa-KAHD

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Bible Verses with פָּקַד (H6485)

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