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Strong's #3556 - כּוֹכָב

Transliteration
kôwkâb
Phonetics
ko-kawb'
Origin
probably from the same as (H3522) (in the sense of rolling) or (H3554) (in the sense of blazing)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
942a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. star
    1. of Messiah, brothers, youth, numerous progeny, personification, God´s omniscience (figuratively)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 792 ‑ ἀστήρ (as‑tare');  798 ‑ ἄστρον (as'‑tron);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (35)
Genesis 4
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 5
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Joel 2
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
BSB (37)
Genesis 5
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 5
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Joel 2
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
CSB (33)
Genesis 5
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 5
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Joel 2
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
ESV (40)
Genesis 5
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 5
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 4
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Joel 2
Amos 1
Nahum 1
KJV (37)
Genesis 5
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 5
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Joel 2
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
LEB (36)
Genesis 5
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 4
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Joel 2
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
LSB (37)
Genesis 5
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 5
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Joel 2
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
N95 (33)
Genesis 5
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 5
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Joel 2
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
NAS (37)
Genesis 5
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 5
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Joel 2
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
NLT (0)
The World English Bible
did not use
this Strong's Number
WEB (36)
Genesis 5
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 5
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Joel 2
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1232) bk (כב KB) AC: ? CO: Star AB: ?: The pictograph k is a picture of the palm of the hand and represents a covering, the b is a picture of a tent. Combined these mean "covering of the tent". The black goat hair fabric used for the roof of the tent allows some light through giving the appearance of stars overhead. When it rains the hair fibers swell sealing all of these holes.

B) bbk (כבב KBB) AC: ? CO: Star AB: ?

gm ) bbfk (כובב KWBB) - S KJV (37): star - Strongs: H3556 (כּוֹכָב)

D) bak (כאב KAB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Sorrow: [Unknown connection to root]

V) bak (כאב KAB) - Sorrow: KJV (8): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Participle) sorrowful, sore, pain, sad, mar, grieve - Strongs: H3510 (כָּאַב)

Nm) bak (כאב KAB) - Sorrow: KJV (6): sorrow, grief, pain - Strongs: H3511 (כְּאֵב)

acm) bfakm (מכאוב MKAWB) - Sorrow: KJV (16): sorrow, pain, grief - Strongs: H4341 (מַכְאֹבָה)

H) ebk (כבה KBH) AC: Quench CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

V) ebk (כבה KBH) - Quench: KJV (24): (vf: Paal, Piel) quench, out - Strongs: H3518 (כָּבָה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 כּוֺכָב noun masculine Genesis 15:5 star (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כּוֺכְבָא, כּוֺכַבְתָּא , , feminine form specifically of planet Venus, see also We Skizzen iii. 36,38; Arabic Generally of single stars and probably Aramaic loan-word, We Skizzen iii. 173; Ethiopic ; probably for *כבכב see Mahri kubkob, kobkib, etc., Maltzan ZMG 1873,227 and Assyrian kakkabu Dl HWB 336; Punic κακαβουμ (Dioscorides), name of a plant, probably from shape of seed-cup, Blau ZMG xxvii, 1873,529; on formation compare Nö M § 109 Ba NB § 138. 1) — ׳כ absolute Numbers 24:17; construct כּוֺכַב Amos 5:26; plural כּוֺכָבִים Genesis 1:16 19t.; construct כּוֺכְבֵי (כֹּכְבֵי) Genesis 22:17 13t.; כֹּכְבֵיהֶם Ezekiel 32:7; — singular only אֱלֹהֵיכֶם׳כ Amos 5:26 (where, however, ׳כ is probably a gloss, so GFM Dec. 19,1890, and now We; see further כִּיּוּן); and מִיַּעֲקֹב׳כ Numbers 24:12 (J E; "" שֵׁבֶט בישׂראל, metaphor of future ruler); elsewhere plural stars, "" sun and moon (compare also below) Genesis 1:16 (P) Psalm 136:9 (to rule the night, compare Genesis 1:16), Jeremiah 31:35; Genesis 37:9 (E), Joseph's dream (׳אַחַד עָשָׂר כ = 11brethren); Deuteronomy 4:19 object of idolatrous worship (compare below); observed in augury ׳הַחֹזִים בַּכּ Isaiah 47:13 (of Babylon); Ecclesiastes 12:2 ("" (also) light; figurative of brightness of youth); "" sun Job 9:7; "" moon Psalm 8:4; sign of evening Nehemiah 4:15 (׳מֵעֲלוֺת הַשַּׁחַר עַד צֵאת הַכּ) compare כּוֺכְבֵי נִשְׁכּוֺ Job 3:9 (apparently sign of dawn); numbered by God Psalm 147:4; simile of abundant posterity, Genesis 15:5; Genesis 22:17; Genesis 26:4; Exodus 32:13 (all J E); of Israel Deuteronomy 1:10; Deuteronomy 10:22; Deuteronomy 28:62; 1 Chronicles 27:32; Nehemiah 9:23; of number of merchants of Nineveh Nahum 3:16; as lofty, Job 22:12; so in figure of haughty nations Obadiah 4; Isaiah 14:13; compare symbolic vision of Daniel ("" צָבָא, צְבָא הַשָּׁמַיִם) Daniel 8:10; simile of brightness of righteous Daniel 12:3; not pure (זַכּוּ) before God Job 25:5 ("" moon); darkened in Yahweh's judgment Joel 2:10; Joel 4:15; Ezekiel 32:7 ("" sun and moon; so) Isaiah 13:10 ("" also כְּסִילֵיהֶם); personified: as fighting Judges 5:20; shouting Job 38:7 (בְּרָןיַֿחַד כּוֺכְבֵי בֹקֶר, "" בְּנֵי אֱלֹחִים); praising Psalm 148:3 (כּוֺכְבֵי אוֺר, "" sun and moon). — On stars in Arabic mythology see We Skizzen iii. 173 f.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כּוֹכָב [const. כּוֹכַב], m. a star, Genesis 37:9 Psal. 8:4. (Arabic كَوْكَبُ, Syr. ܟܘܰܟܒܐܳ, Ethiop. ከዉከብ፡ and ኮከብ፡ id.; whence denom. verb كَوْكَبَ to sparkle like a star. The root is כָּבַב, Arab. كَبَّ, Eth. ከበበ፡ to roll up in a ball; whence כַּבְכַּב, and ב being softened כַּוְכַּב, כּוֹכָב prop. a globe, a ball; compare טוֹטָפוֹת.) Metaph. used of an illustrious prince, Numbers 24:17 like the Arab. كوكب, often in Hariri.


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List of Word Forms
בַּכּ֣וֹכָבִ֔ים בכוכבים הַכּ֣וֹכָבִ֔ים הַכּֽוֹכָבִ֗ים הַכּֽוֹכָבִים֙ הַכּוֹכָבִ֖ים הַכּוֹכָבִֽים׃ הכוכבים הכוכבים׃ וְ֝כוֹכָבִ֗ים וְ֭כוֹכָבִים וְהַכּוֹכָבִ֑ים וְכוֹכָבִ֖ים והכוכבים וכוכבים כְּכֹכְבֵ֖י כְּכוֹכְבֵ֖י כְּכוֹכְבֵ֣י כְּכוֹכְבֵ֥י כַּכּוֹכָבִ֖ים כֹּֽכְבֵיהֶ֑ם כּ֣וֹכְבֵי כּ֥וֹכְבֵי כּֽוֹכָבִ֔ים כּֽוֹכָבִ֖ים כּוֹכְבֵ֪י כּוֹכַב֙ כּוֹכָ֜ב כּוֹכָבִ֣ים כוֹכְבֵ֤י כוכב כוכבי כוכבים ככביהם ככוכבי ככוכבים כככבי לְכֽוֹכְבֵי־ לַכּוֹכָבִ֑ים לכוכבי־ לכוכבים מִכּוֹכְבֵ֖י מכוכבי bak·kō·w·ḵā·ḇîm bakKochaVim bakkōwḵāḇîm chochVei hak·kō·w·ḵā·ḇîm hakkochaVim hakkōwḵāḇîm kak·kō·w·ḵā·ḇîm kakkochaVim kakkōwḵāḇîm kə·ḵō·ḵə·ḇê kə·ḵō·wḵ·ḇê kechocheVei kechochVei kəḵōḵəḇê kəḵōwḵḇê kō·ḵə·ḇê·hem kō·w·ḵā·ḇîm kō·w·ḵaḇ kō·w·ḵāḇ kō·wḵ·ḇê ḵō·wḵ·ḇê koChav kochaVim kocheveiHem kochVei kōḵəḇêhem kōwḵaḇ kōwḵāḇ kōwḵāḇîm kōwḵḇê ḵōwḵḇê lak·kō·w·ḵā·ḇîm lakkochaVim lakkōwḵāḇîm lə·ḵō·wḵ·ḇê- lechochvei ləḵōwḵḇê- mik·kō·wḵ·ḇê mikkochVei mikkōwḵḇê vechochaVim vehakkochaVim wə·hak·kō·w·ḵā·ḇîm wə·ḵō·w·ḵā·ḇîm wəhakkōwḵāḇîm wəḵōwḵāḇîm
 
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