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Strong's #06946 - קָדֵשׁ

Transliteration
qâdêsh
Phonetics
kaw-dashe'
Origin
the same as (H6945)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
1990e
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Kadesh = “holy”

1) a city in the extreme south of Judah

1a) same as ‘Kedesh’ and ‘Kadesh-barnea’

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (18)
Genesis
3
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
2
Judges
2
Psalms
1
Ezekiel
2
NAS (15)
Genesis
3
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
1
Judges
2
Psalms
1
HCS (18)
Genesis
3
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
2
Judges
2
Psalms
1
Ezekiel
2
BSB (20)
Genesis
5
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
2
Judges
2
Psalms
1
Ezekiel
2
ESV (15)
Genesis
3
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
1
Judges
2
Psalms
1
WEB (17)
Genesis
3
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
1
Judges
2
Psalms
1
Ezekiel
2
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קָדֵשׁ (Numbers 17:2) fut. יִקְדַּשׁ

(1)  to be pure, clean, prop. used of physical purity and cleanliness (see Hithp. No. 1, and adj. קָדוֹשׁ); hence

(2) to be holy, sacred (so in all the cogn. languages, Arab. قدس id.)

(a) used of a man who devotes himself to any God, and therefore accounts himself more holy than the common people. Isaiah 65:5, קְדַשְׁתִּיךָ “I am holy unto thee,” for קָדַשְׁתִּי לְךָ; used of those who were consecrated by touching sacred things, Exodus 29:37, 30:29 Leviticus 6:11, 20.

(b) used of things destined for holy worship, Numbers 17:2, Numbers 17:3; Exodus 29:21 or which were consecrated by touching holy things, 1 Samuel 21:6; Haggai 2:12 or which were devoted to the sacred treasury, Deuteronomy 22:9.

Niphal

(1) to be regarded as holy; to be hallowed (as of God), followed by בְּ Levit. 10:3 22:32 also to shew oneself holy in any thing, either by bestowing favours, Ezekiel 20:41, 28:25 36:23 38:16 39:27 or in inflicting punishments, Ezekiel 28:22; Numbers 20:13 compare Isaiah 5:16.

(2) to be consecrated (used of the holy tent), Exodus 29:43.

Piel קִדַּשׁ

(1) to regard any one as holy, as God, Deuteronomy 32:51, a priest, Leviticus 21:8 the sabbath, Exodus 20:8.

(2) to declare holy (used of God), e.g. the sabbath, Genesis 2:3 the people, Leviticus 20:8, 21:8 also to institute any thing sacred, as a fast, Joel 1:14, 2:15 (to which answers קָרָא), a general assembly, 2 Kings 10:20.

(3) to consecrate a priest, Exodus 28:41, 29:1 1 Samuel 7:1 the altar, the temple, Exodus 29:36; 1 Kings 8:64 the people of Israel, Exodus 19:10, 14 Exodus 19:14; Joshua 7:13 a new building, Nehemiah 3:1 a mountain (by separating it from profane things), Exodus 19:23. Hence to inaugurate with holy rites, as a sacrifice, Exodus 12:2 soldiers for battle, Jerem. 51:27. Compare Hiphil. קִדַּשׁ מִלְחָמָה to consecrate war, to inaugurate (with sacred rites), compare Psalms 110:3; 1 Samuel 7:9, 10 1 Samuel 7:10 Joel 4:9 Jerem. 6:4 Micah 3:5.

Pual, part. consecrated, used of priests and holy things, Ezekiel 48:11; 2 Chronicles 26:18, 31:6. Isaiah 13:3, מְקֻדָּשַׁי “my consecrated ones,” i.e. soldiers whom I myself have inaugurated for war, comp. Jeremiah 51:27.

Hiphil

(1) i.q. Piel No. 1, Isaiah 8:13, 29:23 Numbers 20:12.

(2) i.q. Piel No. 2, to declare any one holy, Jeremiah 1:5; 1 Kings 9:3.

(3) i.q. Piel No. 3, to consecrate to God, Leviticus 27:14, seqq., Judges 17:3; 2 Samuel 8:11.

Hithpael

(1) to purify, to make oneself clean (by holy washings and lustrations). 2 Samuel 11:4, וְהִיא מִתְקַדֶּשֶׁת מִטֻּמְאָתָהּ “and she purified herself from her uncleanness;” Exodus 19:22; 2 Chronicles 5:11, 29:15 comp. Kal No. 1.

(2) to shew oneself holy, Ezekiel 38:23.

(3) to be celebrated, as a feast, Isaiah 30:29.

Derivatives, קָדֵשׁ, קֶדֶשׁ, קֹדֶשׁ, קַדִּישׁ, קָדוֹשׁ, מִקְדָּשׁ.

קָדֵשׁ m.

(1)  a sodomite, pr. consecrated, sc. to Astarte or Venus, and prostituting himself in her honour, Deuteronomy 23:18; 1 Kings 14:24, 15:12 22:47 Job 36:14. Fem. קְדֵשָׁה consecrated (to Venus), hence a harlot, Genesis 38:21, 22 Genesis 38:22; Deuteronomy 23:18; Hosea 4:14. As to the libidinous worship of Venus amongst the Babylonians, see Lucian, De Dea Syra; compare Numbers 25:1, seqq.

(2) קָדֵשׁ Genesis 14:7, 16:14 and fully קָדֵשׁ בַּרְנֵעַ Numbers 34:4; Deuteronomy 1:2, 19 2:14 [Kadesh, Kadeshbarnea], pr.n. of a town in the desert to the south of Palestine, see Relandi Palæstina, p. 114. Hence מִדְבַּר קָדֵשׁ Psalms 29:8.

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List of Word Forms
בְּקָדֵ֑שׁ בְּקָדֵֽשׁ׃ בְקָדֵ֔שׁ בְקָדֵ֖שׁ בקדש בקדש׃ מִקָּדֵ֑שׁ מִקָּדֵ֖שׁ מקדש קָדֵ֑שָׁה קָדֵ֔שׁ קָדֵ֖שׁ קָדֵֽשָׁה׃ קָדֵֽשׁ׃ קדש קדש׃ קדשה קדשה׃ bə·qā·ḏêš ḇə·qā·ḏêš bekaDesh bəqāḏêš ḇəqāḏêš kaDesh kaDeshah mikkaDesh miq·qā·ḏêš miqqāḏêš qā·ḏê·šāh qā·ḏêš qāḏêš qāḏêšāh vekaDesh
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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