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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7176 - קֶרֶת
1434) rq (קר QR) AC: Call CO: Meeting AB: Event: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "gather the men". The meeting or bringing together of people or objects by arrangement, accident or purchase. (eng: occur; call - with the exchange of the l and r)
V) arq (קרא QRA) - I. Call:To call or call out, to call a name or give a name. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Meet:To come together to meet. Also a chance encounter. III. Read:To read a scroll in the presence of those called to a meeting. KJV (883): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual) call, cry, read, proclaim, name, guest, invite, gave, renown, bidden, preach, read, cry, call, befall, encounter, chance, happen, met, fall, meet, against, come, help, seek - Strongs: H7121 (קָרָא), H7122 (קָרָא), H7123 (קְרָא), H7125 (קִרְאָה)
Nm) rqi (יקר YQR) - I. Precious:Something of value. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Value:Something counted as valuable. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (60): precious, costly, excellent, brightness, clear, fat, reputation, honourable, glory, honour, precious, price - Strongs: H3366 (יְקָר), H3367 (יְקָר), H3368 (יָקָר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
קֶרֶת (from the root קָרָה, of the form כֶּסֶת, from כָּסָה), fem. a poet. word, i.q. קִרְיָה a city, but of less frequent occurrence, Job 29:7; Proverbs 8:3, 9:3 11:11. Ch. קַרְתָּא id. The same word is found in Persic and Syriac names of cities, as Cirta, Tigranocerta, also on the Phœnicio-Sicilian coins struck at Panorruns [Palermo], which have on the face the inscription מחנת (מַחֲנֹת the camp, prob. a domestic name of the city), on the back קרת חדשת (קֶרֶת חֲדֶשֶׁת New City), prob. Carthage, to which Panormus was subject; see Bayer, on Sallust. p. 347; Mionnet, Descr. des Médailles, plate 20; [also Monumm. Phœn.]
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19