Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3661 - כָּנַן
1) (Qal) root, support (of tree), shoot, stock
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)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(I.) i.q. كنّ to cover, to protect, to defend (compare נָּנַן, جَنَّ). Imper. with ה parag. כַּנָּה protect, Psalms 80:16: [This meaning is rejected in Thes.], where others less suitably understand a plant, a shoot (compare כֵּן Daniel 11:7). [See כַּנָּה.]
[Derivatives, כֵּן 2 and 3, כַּכָּה, כִּנָּם.]
[Also perhaps to nip, to pinch, Gr. κνάω, etc.; hence כִּנִּים. See Thes.]
(II.) i.q. כּוּן. See כֵּן No. II.-From No. II. is
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