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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3550 - כְּהֻנָּה

Word Origin
from (03547)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) priesthood

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2405 ‑ ἱερατεία (hee‑e‑at‑i'‑ah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (14) NAS (14) HCS (14)
Exodus 2
Numbers 5
Joshua 1
1 Samuel 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Exodus 2
Numbers 5
Joshua 1
1 Samuel 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Exodus 2
Numbers 6
Joshua 1
1 Samuel 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 3
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 6
n-cfsc 3
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 6
n-cfsc 3
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 6
n-cfsc 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1244) nk (כנ KN) AC: Stand CO: Root AB: Sure: The pictograph k is a picture of the open palm, the n is a picture of a seed. Combined these mean "opening of a seed". When the seed opens the roots begin to form the base of the plant by going down into the soil. The plant rises out of the ground forming the stalk of the plant. A tall tree can only stand tall and firm because of the strong root system which supports it.

A) nk (כנ KN) AC: ? CO: Base AB: ?: The base that supports that which stands firm.

Nm) nk (כנ KN) - I. So:A firmness in a situation. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Firm:A standing tall and firm. An upright person of column. III. Base:The base which provides support as well as a persons home or family as a base. IV. Gnat:Possibly as a firm standing insect. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (74): foot, estate, base, office, place, well, so, thus, like, well, such, howbeit, state, after, that, following, therefore, wherefore, lice, manner - Strongs: H3651 (כֵּן), H3652 (כֵּן), H3653 (כֵּן), H3654 (כֵּן)

Nf1) enk (כנה KNH) - Stalk: The base and support of a plant. KJV (2): vineyard - Strongs: H3657 (כַּנָּה), H3661 (כָּנַן)

pf1) emnk (כנמה KNMH) - So: A firmness in a situation. [Aramaic only] KJV (5): thus, so, sort, manner - Strongs: H3660 (כְּנֵמָא)

kcf1) enfkm (מכונה MKWNH) - Base: What is firm and supports something. KJV (23): base - Strongs: H4350 (מְכֹנָה)

kdf1) enfkm (מכונה MKWNH) - Base: What is firm and supports something. KJV (1): base - Strongs: H4369 (מְכֻנָה)

C) nka (אכנ AKN) AC: Firm CO: ? AB: ?: A firm or sure position.

Nm) nka (אכנ AKN) - Surely: To be firm in something. [df: Ka] KJV (40): also, but, certainly, even, howbeit, least, nevertheless, notwithstanding, only, save, scarce, surely, sure, truly, verily, wherefore, yet - Strongs: H389 (אַךְ), H403 (אָכֵן)

G) nek (כהנ KHN) AC: Adorn CO: Priest AB: ?: The base which supports the people.

V) nek (כהנ KHN) - Adorn: To put on special ornaments or garments for a special office or event. (see Isaiah 61:10) KJV (23): (vf: Piel) minister, execute, deck, office, priest - Strongs: H3547 (כָּהַן)

Nm) nek (כהנ KHN) - Priest: [Aramaic only] KJV (8): priest - Strongs: H3549 (כָּהֵן)

df1) enfek (כהונה KHWNH) - Priesthood: The group of those who support the community. KJV (14): priesthood, priests office - Strongs: H3550 (כְּהֻנָּה)

gm) nefk (כוהנ KWHN) - Priest: KJV (750): priest, chief, officer, prince - Strongs: H3548 (כֹּהֵן)

H) enk (כנה KNH) AC: Support CO: Flatter AB: ?: Words or names that are given in support of another.

V) enk (כנה KNH) - Flatter: To give words or a name of honor. KJV (4): (vf: Piel) surname, flattering title - Strongs: H3655 (כָּנָה)

J) nfk (כונ KWN) AC: Firm CO: Foundation AB: ?

V) nfk (כונ KWN) - Firm: To set something firmly in place, either physically or with words. KJV (219): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal) prepare, establish, ready, provide, right, fix, set, direct, order, fashion, certain, confirm, firm - Strongs: H3559 (כּוּן)

Nm) nfk (כונ KWN) - Cake: As firmly pressed. KJV (2): cake - Strongs: H3561 (כַּוָּן)

am) nfkm (מכונ MKWN) - Foundation: A firm place of support. KJV (17): place, habitation, foundation - Strongs: H4349 (מָכוֹן)

if1) enfkt (תכונה TKWNH) - Foundation: KJV (1): seat - Strongs: H8499 (תְּכוּנָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 כְּהֻנָּה noun feminine priesthood; — absolute ׳כ Exodus 29:9 5t.; construct כְּהֻנַּת Numbers 25:13 2t.; suffix כְּהֻנַּתְכֶם Numbers 18:1,7 (twice in verse); כְּהֻנָּתָם Numbers 3:10; plural כְּהֻנּוֺת 1 Samuel 2:36. — כהנתיהוה priesthood of ׳י, the portion of the Levites Joshua 18:7 (D); plural priest's offices 1 Samuel 2:36; elsewhere Exodus 29:9; Exodus 40:15; Numbers 3:10; Numbers 16:10; Numbers 18:1,7 (twice in verse); Numbers 25:13 (all P), Ezra 2:62 = Nehemiah 7:64; Nehemiah 13:29 (twice in verse).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כְּהֻנָּה f. priesthood, the office or function of a priest, Exodus 29:9, 40:15 Numbers 16:10, 25:13.

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List of Word Forms
הַכְּהֻנָּ֔ה הַכְּהֻנָּ֖ה הַכְּהֻנָּֽה׃ הַכְּהֻנּ֖וֹת הכהנה הכהנה׃ הכהנות כְּהֻנַּ֣ת כְּהֻנַּתְכֶ֔ם כְּהֻנַּתְכֶ֜ם כְּהֻנַּתְכֶֽם׃ כְּהֻנָּ֖ה כְּהֻנָּֽה׃ כְּהֻנָּתָ֑ם כְהֻנַּ֥ת כהנה כהנה׃ כהנת כהנתכם כהנתכם׃ כהנתם לִכְהֻנַּ֥ת לכהנת chehunNat hak·kə·hun·nāh hak·kə·hun·nō·wṯ hakkehunNah hakkəhunnāh hakkehunNot hakkəhunnōwṯ kə·hun·nā·ṯām kə·hun·nāh kə·hun·naṯ ḵə·hun·naṯ kə·hun·naṯ·ḵem kehunNah kəhunnāh kehunNat kəhunnaṯ ḵəhunnaṯ kehunnaTam kəhunnāṯām kehunnatChem kəhunnaṯḵem lichhunNat liḵ·hun·naṯ liḵhunnaṯ
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