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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3664 - כָּנַס
1) to gather, collect, wrap
1a) (Qal) to gather
1b) (Piel) to gather
1c) (Hithpael) to gather together, wrap oneself up
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) to collect, gather, to heap up, as stones, Ecclesiastes 3:5 treasures, Ecclesiastes 2:8, 26 water, Psalms 33:7.
(2) to gather together, persons. Esther 4:16; 1 Chronicles 22:2
[“(3) to hide, see Hithp. and deriv. מִכְנָסַיִם.”]
(Aram. כְּנַם to collect, to gather together. Arab. كنز id., also, to lay up, elsewhere كنس. Cognate to this are the transposed roots נָכַס; whence נֶכֶס treasure, and סָכַן; whence מִסְכְּנוֹת stores: also, by a softening of letters, נָּנַז.)
Piel, i.q. Kal No. 2, to gather together persons. Ezekiel 22:21, 39:28 Psalms 147:2.
Hithpael, to hide oneself away, to wrap oneself up. Isaiah 28:20, וְהַמַּסֵּכָה צָרָה כְּהִתְכַּנֵּם “and the covering is too narrow for one to wrap himself in it.” Compare כְּ B 5.
Hence מִכְנָסַיִם [“כּוֹס, כִּיס”].
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13