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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3794 - כִּתִּי

Transliteration
kittı̂y, kittı̂yı̂y
Phonetics
kit-tee', kit-tee-ee'  
Word Origin
patrial from an unused name denoting Cyprus (only in the pl.)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Chittim or Kittim = “bruisers”

1) a general term for all islanders of the Mediterranean Sea

2) the descendants of Javan, the son of Japheth and grandson of Noah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (8)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 1
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 1
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 2
n-p 3
n-p 3
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [כִּתִּי] adjective, of a people always plural כִּתִּיםכִּתִּיִּים; usually as

name, of a people = Cypriotes (compare Phoenician proper name, of a location כתכתי, Citium; on a connection with Kheta, –-t¹, –attê, חִתִּי, see WMM Asien u. Europa,345; — on Citium see Cesnola Gyprus 46 ff); — אֶרֶץ כִּתִּים Isaiah 23:1, כִּתִּיי֯ם Isaiah 23:12; כִּתִּים (as son of Yawan) Genesis 10:4 = 1 Chronicles 1:7; וְצִים׳מִיַּד כ Numbers 24:24 ships from the side (direction) of Kittim; more Generally, of coast-lands of Mediterranean, אִיֵּי כִּתִּיִּים Jeremiah 2:10, אִיֵּי כִּתִּיִּם Ezekiel 27:6; even of Macedonian Greece, צִיִּים כִּתִּים Daniel 11:30 (only here as adjective, compare Bev) i.e. Grecian ships.

כָּתִית see below כתת.

כתל (√ of following; compare Arabic make into firm lumps or blocks, make compact; Frey also bind, imprison, be joined together).

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List of Word Forms
כִּתִּ֔ים כִּתִּ֖ים כִּתִּים֙ כִתִּיִּים֙ כִּתִּיִּֽים׃ כִּתִּים֙ כתיים כתיים׃ כתים chittiYim kit·tî·yîm ḵit·tî·yîm kit·tîm kitTim kittîm kittiYim kittîyîm ḵittîyîm
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