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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7000 - קָטַר
1) (Qal) to shut in, enclose, join
1a) meaning dubious
V) ruq (קתהר QThR) - I. Burn:To burn a sacrifice or incense. II. Join:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (118): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal, Piel, Pual) incense, burn, offer, kindle, offering - Strongs: H6999 (קָטַר), H7000 (קָטַר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
קָטַר not used in Kal; Arab. قتر to give ascent, to be fragrant. Kindred עָטַר.
Piel קִטֵּר to offer odours, to burn incense in honour of a deity; followed לְ of the deity, the acc. of the incense being omitted, Jeremiah 1:16, 7:9 11:13 19:4 always [almost] used of idolatrous worship [see on the other hand, 1 Samuel 2:16, inf.] Part. f. מְקַטְּרוֹת altars on which incense was burned; prop. giving an odour, 2 Chronicles 30:14.
Pual, part. מְקֻטֶּרֶת incense, Song of Solomon 3:6.
Hiphil, to burn incense, used of sacrifices both lawful, 1 Chronicles 6:34, and unlawful, 1 Kings 3:3 followed by לְ of the deity, 1 Kings 11:8 often also followed by an acc. of the incense or victim burned, Exodus 29:18; Leviticus 1:9, 17 2:2, 16.
Hophal הָקְטַר pass. Leviticus 6:15. Part. Hoph. מֻקְטָר incense, Malachi 1:11.
Derivatives, קְטוֹרָה, קְטֹרֶת [קִטֵּר], קִיטֹר, מִקְטָר, מִקְטֶרֶת, and pr.n. קְטוּרָה.
קָטַר i.q. Ch. קְטַר, Hebr. קָשַׁר. Part. pass. Ezekiel 46:22, חֲצֵערוֹת קְטֻרוֹת “bound courts,” i.e. prob. vaulted, roofed.
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