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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #6969 - קִין

Word Origin:
a primitive root
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to chant a dirge, chant, wail, lament

1a) (Polel) to lament

Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8)NAS (8)HCS (7)
2 Samuel2
2 Chronicles1
2 Samuel2
2 Chronicles1
2 Samuel1
2 Chronicles1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1428) nq (קנ QN) AC: Acquire CO: Nest AB: Zealous: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the n is a picture of a seed. Combined these mean "gathering for the seeds". The parent birds go about gathering materials to build a nest where they will raise their seeds (eggs) . (eng: coin - for purchasing)

A) nq (קנ QN) AC: ? CO: Nest AB: ?: A birds nest as well as a stall for animals as a nest.

Nm) nq (קנ QN) - Nest: KJV (13): nest, room - Strongs: H7064 (קֵן)

B) nnq (קננ QNN) AC: ? CO: Nest AB: ?: The building of the nest and family.

V) nnq (קננ QNN) - Nest: To build a Nest or home. KJV (5): (vf: Pual, Piel) nest - Strongs: H7077 (קָנַן)

bm) ninq (קנינ QNYN) - Possessions: The goods and wealth acquired as the acquiring of materials for building a nest. KJV (10): substance, getting, goods, riches, with - Strongs: H7075 (קִנְיָן)

E) anq (קנא QNA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Zealous: The parent bird will guard over and protect the nest and eggs from predators. Man can guard over the family, wife, possessions in a positive way (protect, from an enemy) or in a negative way (by not trusting or a desire to have anothers possessions) .

V) anq (קנא QNA) - Zealous: KJV (33): (vf: Hiphil, Piel) envy, jealous, zealous, zeal - Strongs: H7065 (קָנָא)

Nm) anq (קנא QNA) - Zealous: One who is protective over someone or something. KJV (6): jealous - Strongs: H7067 (קַנָּא)

Nf1) eanq (קנאה QNAH) - Zealousy: A protective or suspicious nature. KJV (43): jealousy, zeal, envy, for my sake - Strongs: H7068 (קִנְאָה)

cm) afnq (קנוא QNWA) - Zealous: KJV (2): jealous - Strongs: H7072 (קַנּוֹא)

H) enq (קנה QNH) AC: Gather CO: Branch AB: ?: The process of gathering branches for the nest; mans gathering or acquiring materials by taking or buying. The ancients measured wealth by the amount of ones possessions and measured distances using a branch with marks on it.

V) enq (קנה QNH) - Possess: To acquire someone or something through a purchase or other method. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (85): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) get, gotten, possess, buy, purchase, possessor, buyer, keep - Strongs: H7066 (קְנָא), H7069 (קָנָה)

Nm) enq (קנה QNH) - Branch: As used for nest building. KJV (62): reed, branch, calamus, cane, stalk - Strongs: H7070 (קָנֶה)

hm) enqm (מקנה MQNH) - I. Herd:What is purchased or possessed. II. Possession:What is purchased or possessed. Usually of livestock or land. KJV (75): cattle, possession, flocks, substance, herd, purchase - Strongs: H4735 (מִקְנֶה)

hf1) enqm (מקנה MQNH) - Possession: What is purchased or possessed. Usually of livestock or land. KJV (15): bought, purchase, price, possession - Strongs: H4736 (מִקְנָה)

J) nfq (קונ QWN) AC: ? CO: Song AB: ?: The repetitive song or chirping of a bird.

V) nfq (קונ QWN) - Chant: As a repetitive sound like a bird. KJV (8): (vf: Piel) lament, mourning - Strongs: H6969 (קִין)

Nf1) enfq (קונה QWNH) - Chanting: [df: hnyq] KJV (18): lamentation, dirge, elegy - Strongs: H7015 (קִינָה)

M) niq (קינ QYN) AC: ? CO: Bill AB: ?: The bill of a bird used for feeding it young and as a weapon.

Nm) niq (קינ QYN) - Spearhead: Like the bill of bird used to defend the nest. KJV (1): spear - Strongs: H7013 (קַיִן)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ [קוֺנֵן] verb denominative Po`l. chant aקִינָה; — Perfect 3 plural consecutive וְקוֺנְנוּ Ezekiel 27:32 (עַל person), suffix (cognate) וְקוֺנְוּהָ Ezekiel 32:16; Imperfect 3 masculine singular וַיְקֹנֵן 2 Samuel 1:17 (with accusative of congnate meaning with verb + עַל person), compare (עַל person only), 2 Chronicles 35:25 and (אֶל person) 2 Samuel 3:33; 3 feminine plural תְּקוֺנֶנָּה with accusative of congnate meaning with verb, Ezekiel 32:16, + עַל person Ezekiel 32:16; Participle as substantive Jeremiah 9:16 (professional) wailing women.


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Gesenius Definition

קִין not used in Kal; prob. to sing, Arab. قَيْنَةُ a female minstrel, a female singer, and any female slave (which may, however, be from the idea of possession; compare قَيْنُ a slave). [In Thes. “prob.

(1)  to strike upon (cogn. to זנָגַן).

(2)  to strike an instrument; hence, to sing to music.”]

Piel קוֹנֵן to sing a mourning song, 2 Samuel 1:17 followed by עַל and אֶל on account of any person or thing, 2 Samuel 3:33; Ezekiel 27:32.

Derivative, קִינָה.

List of Word Forms
וְקוֹנְנ֖וּ וַיְקֹנֵ֣ן וַיְקֹנֵ֥ן וַיְקוֹנֵ֣ן ויקונן ויקנן וקוננו לַמְקוֹנְנ֖וֹת למקוננות קִינָ֥ה קינה תְּקוֹנֵ֣נָּה תקוננה kiNah lam·qō·wn·nō·wṯ lamkonNot lamqōwnnōwṯ qî·nāh qînāh tə·qō·w·nên·nāh tekoNennah təqōwnênnāh vaykoNen vekonNu way·qō·nên way·qō·w·nên wayqōnên wayqōwnên wə·qō·wn·nū wəqōwnnū

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