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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6908 - קָבַץ
1) to gather, assemble
1a) (Qal) to gather, collect, assemble
1b1) to assemble, gather
1b2) to be gathered
1c) (Piel) to gather, gather together, take away
1d) (Pual) to be gathered together
1e) (Hithpael) to gather together, be gathered together
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
קָבַץ fut. יִקְבֹּץ prop. to take, to grasp with the hand (Arab. قبص to take with the tips of the fingers; قبض to catch with the hand, قبط id.; comp. Aram. חֲבַץ ܚܒܰܨ to compress; and Hebr. קָמַץ, קָפַץ); hence to collect, Genesis 41:48.
(a) things, Deuter. 13:17 Proverbs 13:11.
(b) persons, to congregate, 2 Samuel 3:21; 1 Kings 18:19, 20:1. Metaph. Psalms 41:7, “his heart (the wicked man’s, who comes to see me) יִקְבָּץ־אָוֶן לוֹ gathers iniquity to itself,” i.e. matter for calumny.
Niphal, to be gathered, collected, Ezekiel 29:5 to be congregated, to congregate selves, Isaiah 34:15, 43:9 49:18 60:4 and frequently.
(1) to take with the hand, to take hold of, to receive (opp. to עָזַב), Isaiah 54:7.
(2) to collect
(a) things, as grapes, Isaiah 62:9 water, Isaiah 22:9.
(b) persons, to congregate, Deuteronomy 30:3, Deuteronomy 30:4; Jeremiah 31:10 often used of Jehovah bringing back exiles, Jeremiah 23:3; Isaiah 40:11.
(3) i.q. אָסַף No. 3; to gather to oneself, to draw in, to withdraw, Joel 2:6; Nahum 2:11. See פָּארוּר.
Pual, part. f., gathered together, Ezekiel 38:8.
Hithpael, to gather selves together, Joshua 9:2; Judges 9:47.
Hence קִבּוּץ, קְבֻצָה; and the three nouns which follow.
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