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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3700 - כָּסַף
1) to long for, yearn for, long after
1a) (Qal) to long for
1b1) to long for (deeply)
1b2) being longed for (participle)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
כָּסַף fut. יִכְסֹף
(1) to become pale like the Ch. (More remote is the Arab. كسف and خسف to be eclipsed, as the sun or moon, to darken, as the eye, to be lessened.) Compare Niphal No. 1 and כֶּסֶף silver; hence
(2) to desire anything, followed by לְ of pers., Job 14:15 by a gerund, Psalms 17:12.
(1) to become pale, through shame (as shame is not only marked by blushing, but also by paleness, see חָוַר and Talmud. הלבין, to put to shame, compare Comment. on Isaiah 29:22), to be put to shame. Zephaniah 2:1, הַגּוֹי לֹא נִכְסָף “a nation without shame,” impudent.
(2) i.q. Kal No. 2. Genesis 31:30; Psalms 84:3.
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19