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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #7192 - קְשִׂיטָה

Transliteration
qeśı̂yṭâh
Phonetics
kes-ee-taw'
Origin
from an unused root (probably meaning to weigh out)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
2081a
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) a unit of unknown value

1a) perhaps weight, money

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 286 ‑ ἀμνός (am‑nos');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (3)
Genesis
1
Joshua
1
Job
1
NAS (6)
Genesis
2
Joshua
2
Job
2
HCS (3)
Genesis
1
Joshua
1
Job
1
BSB (3)
Genesis
1
Joshua
1
Job
1
ESV (3)
Genesis
1
Joshua
1
Job
1
WEB (3)
Genesis
1
Joshua
1
Job
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2739) usq (קסהתה QShTh) AC: Weigh CO: ? AB: Truth: A weighing in a balance scale.

bf1) euisq (קסהיתהה QShYThH) - Qeshiytah: A unit of value, money. KJV (3): money, silver - Strongs: H7192 (קְשִׂיטָה)

cm) ufsq (קסהותה QShWTh) - Truth: In the sense of weighing. KJV (2): truth - Strongs: H7187 (קְשֹׁט)

gm) usfq (קוסהתה QWShTh) - Truth: In the sense of weighing. KJV (2): certainty, truth - Strongs: H7189 (קֹשְׁטְ)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קְשִׂיטָה f. Genesis 33:19; Joshua 24:32; Job 42:11, pr. something weighed out; hence used of some certain weight (compare כִּבְרָה, שֶׁקֶל, מָנֶה) of gold and silver, which, like the shekel, was used for money in the age of the patriarchs. It may be supposed to have been heavier than the shekel, and to have contained about four shekels, from the passages Genesis 33:19, 23:16, compared together. According to Rabbi Akiba (in Bochart, in Hieroz. t. i, 3, c. 43), a certain coin was also in a later age called in Africa Kesita. The ancient interpreters almost all understand a lamb; but for this signification there is no support either in the etymology or in the cognate languages; nor does it accord with patriarchal manners, since in their age merchandise was no longer exchanged, and real sales were common for money either weighed or counted (Genesis 23:16, 47:16 ); see the arguments against Frid. Spanheim in Hist. Jobi (Opp. III, page 84), well brought forward by Bochart, loc. cit. A coin bearing the figure of a lamb, which was thought of late to be the Kesita by Frid. Münter (in a Dissertation in Danish, on the Kesita, Copenhagen, 1824), I consider to be a coin struck in Cyprus, of which kind more are extant.

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List of Word Forms
קְשִׂיטָ֑ה קְשִׂיטָ֣ה קְשִׂיטָֽה׃ קשיטה קשיטה׃ kesiTah qə·śî·ṭāh qəśîṭāh
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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