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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6921 - קָדִם

qâdı̂ym, qâdim
kaw-deem', kaw-deem'  
Word Origin
from (06923)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) east, east wind

1a) east (of direction)

1b) east wind

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1727 ‑ ἐναντίος (en‑an‑tee'‑os);  395 ‑ ἀνατολή (an‑at‑ol‑ay');  972 ‑ βίαιος (bee'‑ah‑yos);  2742 ‑ καύσων (kow'‑sone);  3558 ‑ νότος (not'‑os);  4151 ‑ πνεῦμα (pnyoo'‑mah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (69) NAS (67) HCS (65)
Genesis 3
Exodus 2
Job 3
Psalms 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 48
Hosea 2
Jonah 1
Habakkuk 1
Genesis 3
Exodus 2
Job 3
Psalms 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 46
Hosea 2
Jonah 1
Habakkuk 1
Genesis 2
Exodus 3
Job 3
Psalms 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 50
Hosea 2
Jonah 1
n-cms 51
n-cms 49
n-cms 49

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2698) mdq (קדמ QDM) AC: Face CO: East AB: Before: The place of the rising sun. The Hebrews recognized the east as the top of the four compass points (contrary to our understanding of north) and is the direction faced when orienting direction. The past is understood as what is in front, or before, you as the past is known (contrary to our understanding of the future being in front of us) . [from: md- the red color blood combined with the quph as the rising sun, hence the "rising sun of blood"]

V) mdq (קדמ QDM) - Face: To go or meet face to face. To go before someone or something in space or time. KJV (26): (vf: Hiphil, Piel) prevent, before, met, come, disappoint, go - Strongs: H6923 (קָדַם)

Nm) mdq (קדמ QDM) - I. East: II. Ancient:A distant past. III. Before:In front or to the face. Also a time before. KJV (87): east, old, eastward, ancient, before, aforetime, eternal - Strongs: H6924 (קֵדְמָה)

Nf1) emdq (קדמה QDMH) - Before: Something in front, or to the face. A time past. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (8): former, old, afore, antiquity, ago, aforetime - Strongs: H6927 (קַדְמָה), H6928 (קַדְמָה)

bm) midq (קדימ QDYM) - East: KJV (69): east, eastward - Strongs: H6921 (קָדִם)

dm) mfdq (קדומ QDWM) - Ancient: A distant past. KJV (1): ancient - Strongs: H6917 (קְדוּמִים)

ef1) emdiq (קידמה QYDMH) - East: KJV (4): east, eastward - Strongs: H6926 (קִדְמָה)

fm) imdq (קדמי QDMY) - First: As what came before. [Aramaic only] KJV (3): first - Strongs: H6933 (קַדְמָי)

gm) mdfq (קודמ QWDM) - Before: Something in front, or to the face. [Aramaic only] KJV (42): before, him - Strongs: H6925 (קְדָם)

jm) nfmdq (קדמונ QDMWN) - East: KJV (1): east - Strongs: H6930 (קַדְמוֹן)

jfm) infmdq (קדמוני QDMWNY) - I. East: II. Ancient:A distant past. III. Before:In front or to the face. Also a time before. KJV (10): east, former, ancient, before, old - Strongs: H6931 (קַדְמֹנִי)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 קָדִים69 noun masculine Hosea 13:15 East, east wind; — absolute ׳ק Genesis 41:6 +; with ה locative קָדִ֫ימָה Ezekiel 11:1 +, קָדִ֫מָה Ezekiel 48:4 +; —

1 (apart from Ezekiel) East, especially ׳רוּחַ (הַ)קּ wind of the East, east wind, often as violent and scorching, from desert on southeast, = Arabic sirocco ( eastern), compare Dr Amos 4:9: Exodus 10:13 (twice in verse) (JE), Exodus 14:21 (J), Jeremiah 18:17 (simile), Jonah 4:8; Psalm 48:8; also ׳ק (רוּחַ omitted) = east wind Genesis 41:6,23,27 (E), Hosea 12:2; Hosea 13:15; Isaiah 27:8; Job 15:2; Job 27:21; Job 38:24; Psalm 78:26. — קָדִימָה Habakkuk 1:9 is dubious, usually eastward, i.e. forward, but text probably corrupt, compare We Now Daniel , GASm proposes מַקְדִּים (see also [מְגַמָּה] p. 169 above). 2 in Ezekiel (52t.):

a. East ׳רוּחַ הַקּ east wind Ezekiel 17:10; Ezekiel 19:12; Ezekiel 27:26; east side Ezekiel 42:16 (+ north, south, west); ׳שַׁעַר הַקּ Ezekiel 40:44 (+ north, south); ׳מְּאַת ק Ezekiel 47:18, + west Ezekiel 48:6,7,8, compare Ezekiel 48:1 (׳ק׳פ הַיָּם; but read יָמָּה׳יְעַד פ ׳ק׳מִמּ ᵐ5 Co Toy and others), + north, south, west, Ezekiel 48:16; ׳דֶּרֶךְ הַ קּ i.e. toward the east Ezekiel 40:10 7t., ׳הַקּ׳מִדּ Ezekiel 43:2; ׳לַקּ Ezekiel 40:23 eastward (+ North) Ezekiel 41:14; ׳מֵהַקּ Ezekiel 42:9 on the East.

b.קָדִ֫ימָה = East: ׳דֶּרֶךְ הַקּ Ezekiel 40:6; גְּבוּל קָדִימָה Ezekiel 45:7; Ezekiel 48:21 (+ west); מְּאַתקָדִימָה Ezekiel 47:18, + west Ezekiel 48:3 8t., + north, south, west, Ezekiel 48:32.

c. as adverb קָדִ֫ימָה eastward Ezekiel 11:1; Ezekiel 44:1; Ezekiel 47:1; + west Ezekiel 45:7 (strike out Berthol Krae), Ezekiel 48:18, + north, south, west, Ezekiel 48:10; Ezekiel 48:17; also (הַ)קָּדִים eastward Ezekiel 40:19; Ezekiel 43:17; Ezekiel 46:1,12; Ezekiel 47:1,3, + north Ezekiel 47:2.

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List of Word Forms
הַקָּדִ֑ים הַקָּדִ֔ים הַקָּדִ֔ימָה הַקָּדִ֖ים הַקָּדִ֗ים הַקָּדִ֛ים הַקָּדִֽים׃ הַקָּדִים֙ הקדים הקדים׃ הקדימה וְלַקָּדִ֑ים וְקָדִ֗ימָה וְקָדִ֙ימָה֙ ולקדים וקדימה לַקָּדִ֖ים לקדים מֵֽהַקָּדִ֔ים מהקדים קָ֭דִים קָדִ֑ים קָדִ֑ימָה קָדִ֔ים קָדִ֔ימָה קָדִ֖ים קָדִ֗ים קָדִ֗ימָה קָדִ֙ימָה֙ קָדִ֛ים קָדִ֛ימָה קָדִ֛מָה קָדִ֡ים קָדִ֣ים קָדִ֤ים קָדִ֥ים קָדִֽים׃ קָדִֽימָה׃ קָדִים֙ קָדִים֩ קָדִימָה֒ קדים קדים׃ קדימה קדימה׃ קדמה hakkaDim hakkaDimah haq·qā·ḏî·māh haq·qā·ḏîm haqqāḏîm haqqāḏîmāh kaDim kaDimah lakkaDim laq·qā·ḏîm laqqāḏîm mê·haq·qā·ḏîm mehakkaDim mêhaqqāḏîm qā·ḏi·māh qā·ḏî·māh qā·ḏîm qāḏîm qāḏimāh qāḏîmāh vekaDimah velakkaDim wə·laq·qā·ḏîm wə·qā·ḏî·māh wəlaqqāḏîm wəqāḏîmāh
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