the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #3653 - כֵּן
1) base, stand, pedestal, office, foot, place, estate
1a) base, pedestal
1b) office, place
1244) nk (כנ KN) AC: Stand CO: Root AB: Sure: The pictograph k is a picture of the open palm, the n is a picture of a seed. Combined these mean "opening of a seed". When the seed opens the roots begin to form the base of the plant by going down into the soil. The plant rises out of the ground forming the stalk of the plant. A tall tree can only stand tall and firm because of the strong root system which supports it.
Nm) nk (כנ KN) - I. So:A firmness in a situation. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Firm:A standing tall and firm. An upright person of column. III. Base:The base which provides support as well as a persons home or family as a base. IV. Gnat:Possibly as a firm standing insect. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (74): foot, estate, base, office, place, well, so, thus, like, well, such, howbeit, state, after, that, following, therefore, wherefore, lice, manner - Strongs: H3651 (כֵּן), H3652 (כֵּן), H3653 (כֵּן), H3654 (כֵּן)
Nm) nka (אכנ AKN) - Surely: To be firm in something. [df: Ka] KJV (40): also, but, certainly, even, howbeit, least, nevertheless, notwithstanding, only, save, scarce, surely, sure, truly, verily, wherefore, yet - Strongs: H389 (אַךְ), H403 (אָכֵן)
V) nek (כהנ KHN) - Adorn: To put on special ornaments or garments for a special office or event. (see Isaiah 61:10) KJV (23): (vf: Piel) minister, execute, deck, office, priest - Strongs: H3547 (כָּהַן)
V) nfk (כונ KWN) - Firm: To set something firmly in place, either physically or with words. KJV (219): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal) prepare, establish, ready, provide, right, fix, set, direct, order, fashion, certain, confirm, firm - Strongs: H3559 (כּוּן)
- A2267 Xnk (Gather)
- A2268 Onk (Lower, Bundle, Humility)
- A2894 Plt (Hang)
- A2271 Snk (Gather)
- A2272 Tnk (Associate)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 literally base, pedestal, 1 Kings 7:31 (like) the work of a pedestal (Th VB), according to Sta ZAW iii, 1883,161, 162 מַעֲשֵׂהכֵֿן is in wrong place, being originally part of a gloss to 1 Kings 7:35; — ׳כ in 1 Kings 7:29 = thus, or is text error; — כֵּןתָּֿרְנָם Isaiah 33:23 the base ( support or socket) of their mast (so Thes and most); especially of base of laver of tabernacle Exodus 30:18,28; Exodus 31:9; Exodus 35:16; Exodus 38:8; Exodus 39:39; Exodus 40:11; Leviticus 8:11 (all P).
2 office, place Genesis 40:13; Genesis 41:13 (both E); hence (late) עַלכַּֿנּוֺ in his place Daniel 11:20,21,38 (i.e. in his stead, as his successor, compare German an seiner Stelle); עַל omitted Daniel 11:7.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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