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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6895 - קָבַב
1416) bq (קב QB) AC: Pierce CO: Cavity AB: ?: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the b is a picture of a tent and what is inside. Combined these mean "gather inside". A container or hole for storing or holding something. (eng: cave; cavity)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
קָבַב kindred to the roots גָּבַב, כָּוָה No. II, to make gibbous and hollow
(1) i.q. נָקַב to hollow out; hence also, to arch, to vault (comp. גָּבַב, כָּוַו = כָּוָה) i.q. Arab. قَبَّ Conj. II, Ch. קַבֵּב. Hence קַב, קֻבָּה.
(2) metaph, i.q. נָקַב No. 3 (which see), to curse, to execrate (prop. to pierce, to perforate). Hence pret. inf. and imp. Numbers 23:8, seq. Imp. with suff. and Nun epenth, קָבְנוֹ Numbers 23:13.
the Week of Proper 25 / Ordinary 30