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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #06927 - קַדְמָה

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H6923)
Parts of Speech
conjunction, feminine noun
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1) antiquity, former state or estate or situation, before, origin

1a) antiquity, beginning, origin

1b) former state or situation

1c) before

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (6)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 4
NAS (8)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 5
CSB (5)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 3
BSB (6)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 4
ESV (6)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 4
WEB (6)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2698) mdq (קדמ QDM) AC: Face CO: East AB: Before: The place of the rising sun. The Hebrews recognized the east as the top of the four compass points (contrary to our understanding of north) and is the direction faced when orienting direction. The past is understood as what is in front, or before, you as the past is known (contrary to our understanding of the future being in front of us) . [from: md- the red color blood combined with the quph as the rising sun, hence the "rising sun of blood"]

V) mdq (קדמ QDM) - Face: To go or meet face to face. To go before someone or something in space or time. KJV (26): (vf: Hiphil, Piel) prevent, before, met, come, disappoint, go - Strongs: H6923 (קָדַם)

Nm) mdq (קדמ QDM) - I. East: II. Ancient:A distant past. III. Before:In front or to the face. Also a time before. KJV (87): east, old, eastward, ancient, before, aforetime, eternal - Strongs: H6924 (קֵדְמָה)

Nf1) emdq (קדמה QDMH) - Before: Something in front, or to the face. A time past. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (8): former, old, afore, antiquity, ago, aforetime - Strongs: H6927 (קַדְמָה), H6928 (קַדְמָה)

bm) midq (קדימ QDYM) - East: KJV (69): east, eastward - Strongs: H6921 (קָדִם)

dm) mfdq (קדומ QDWM) - Ancient: A distant past. KJV (1): ancient - Strongs: H6917 (קְדוּמִים)

ef1) emdiq (קידמה QYDMH) - East: KJV (4): east, eastward - Strongs: H6926 (קִדְמָה)

fm) imdq (קדמי QDMY) - First: As what came before. [Aramaic only] KJV (3): first - Strongs: H6933 (קַדְמָי)

gm) mdfq (קודמ QWDM) - Before: Something in front, or to the face. [Aramaic only] KJV (42): before, him - Strongs: H6925 (קְדָם)

jm) nfmdq (קדמונ QDMWN) - East: KJV (1): east - Strongs: H6930 (קַדְמוֹן)

jfm) infmdq (קדמוני QDMWNY) - I. East: II. Ancient:A distant past. III. Before:In front or to the face. Also a time before. KJV (10): east, former, ancient, before, old - Strongs: H6931 (קַדְמֹנִי)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [קַדְמָה] noun feminine antiquity, former state; —

1 antiquity, beginning, suffix קַדְמָתָהּ Isaiah 23:7 (of Tyre).

2 former state, suffix קַדְמָתָן Ezekiel 16:55 (twice in verse), קַדְמַתְכֶן Ezekiel 16:55; plural suffix קַדְמוֺתֵיכֶם Ezekiel 36:11. 3 construct singular =

conjunction before (temporal; Aramaic) שֶׁקַּדְמַת שָׁלַף Psalm 129:6.

[קַדְמָה] noun feminine former time (compare Biblical Hebrew קַדְמָה, Zinjirli קדמה (Cooke177), former state); — construct Daniel 6:11 מִןקַּֿדְמַת דְּנָה = before this, formerly; so Ezra 5:11 ׳מִקַּדְמַת דְּ. compare Genesis 28:19 ᵑ7 J, Ezekiel 38:17 ᵑ7.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קַדְמָה f. beginning, origin, Isaiah 23:7, מִימֵי קֶדֶם קַדְמָתָהּ “whose origin (is to be sought) of ancient days” (speaking of Tyre); a former, pristine state, Ezekiel 16:55. Constr. state becomes a prepos., and, by omission of אֲשֶׁר, a conj. before that, Psalms 129:6.

קַדְמָה Ch. former time; hence מִן־קַדְמַת דְּנָה Daniel 6:11 מִקַּדְמַת־דְּנָא Ezra 5:11, formerly.

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List of Word Forms
כְּקַדְמֽוֹתֵיכֶ֗ם כקדמותיכם לְקַדְמַתְכֶֽן׃ לְקַדְמָתָ֑ן לְקַדְמָתָ֔ן לקדמתכן׃ לקדמתן קַדְמָתָהּ֙ קדמתה שֶׁקַּדְמַ֖ת שקדמת kadmaTah kə·qaḏ·mō·w·ṯê·ḵem kekadmoteiChem kəqaḏmōwṯêḵem lə·qaḏ·mā·ṯān lə·qaḏ·maṯ·ḵen lekadmaTan lekadmatChen ləqaḏmāṯān ləqaḏmaṯḵen qaḏ·mā·ṯāh qaḏmāṯāh šeq·qaḏ·maṯ šeqqaḏmaṯ shekkadMat
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