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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6924 - קֵדְמָה

Transliteration
qedem, qêdmâh
Phonetics
keh'-dem, kayd'-maw  
Word Origin
from (06923)
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
1988a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) east, antiquity, front, that which is before, aforetime (noun masculine)

1a) front, from the front or east, in front, mount of the East

1b) ancient time, aforetime, ancient, from of old, earliest time

1c) anciently, of old (adverb)

1d) beginning

1e) east

2) eastward, to or toward the East (adverb)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 165 ‑ αἰών (ahee‑ohn');  395 ‑ ἀνατολή (an‑at‑ol‑ay');  744 ‑ ἀρχαῖος (ar‑khah'‑yos);  746 ‑ ἀρχή (ar‑khay');  1715 ‑ ἔμπροσθεν (em'‑pros‑then);  2246 ‑ ἥλιος (hay'‑lee‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (87) NAS (89) HCS (86)
Genesis 10
Exodus 2
Leviticus 2
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 5
Judges 5
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 3
Psalms 11
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 3
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 5
Jonah 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
Genesis 10
Leviticus 2
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 5
Judges 5
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
Nehemiah 1
Job 3
Psalms 11
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 3
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 5
Jonah 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
Genesis 12
Exodus 2
Leviticus 2
Numbers 10
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 5
Judges 5
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 3
Psalms 10
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 3
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 6
Jonah 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmpc 1
n-cms 60
n-cmpc 1
n-cms 47
n-cmpc 1
n-cms 47
NA WH


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: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 קֶ֫דֶם noun [masculine] front, east, aforetime; — absolute׳ק Deuteronomy 33:27 +, קֶ֑קֶם Judges 8:10 +; construct קֶדֶם Proverbs 8:22; once plural construct קַדְמֵי Proverbs 8:23; —

1 location

a. front, ׳מִקּ Isaiah 9:11 from the front (i.e. East), in front (opposed to מֵאָחוֺר), ׳אָחוֺר וָק Psalm 139:5 behind and before; אֶהֳלֹךְ׳ק Job 23:8 I go forward (opposed to אָחוֺר)

b. East: ׳הַרהַֿקּ Genesis 10:30 (J) mount of the East; ׳בְּנֵיקֿ = dwellers in the east, tribes east or northeast of Canaan Genesis 29:1 (E), Judges 6:3,33; Judges 7:12; Judges 8:10; 1 Kings 5:10; Isaiah 11:14; Jeremiah 49:28; Ezekiel 25:4,10; Job 1:3; ׳הַרְרֵי ק Numbers 23:7, see Di Sachau: Reise (1883), 159 ff.165 ff. Dr in Hast. PETHOS; ׳אֶרֶץ ק Genesis 25:6 (J); מָֽלְאוּ מִקֶּדֶם Isaiah 2:6 they are full from the east (insert probablyקֶסֶם, מִקְסָם, or < קֹסְמִים before ׳מִקּ, compare Lo De Du Che Hpt Di-Kit); elsewhere ׳מִקּ = eastward: (I) in the east Genesis 2:8 (2) on the eastern (side) Genesis 12:8 (J) Zechariah 14:4; לְ׳מִקּ on the east of Genesis 3:24 (J), Genesis 12:8 (J), Numbers 34:(P), Joshua 7:2 (JE), Judges 8:11; Ezekiel 11:23 = Jonah 4:5; -3 eastward, with verb of motion Genesis 11:2; Genesis 13:11 (both J).

2 temporal, ancient time, aforetime:

a. ׳הַרְרֵי ק Deuteronomy 33:15 ancient mountains, compare ׳אֱלֹהֵי ק Deuteronomy 33:27, ׳מַלְכֵיקֿ Isaiah 19:11, ׳בִּשְׁמֵי שְׁמֵיקֿ Psalm 68:34.

b.׳כִּימֵי ק Psalm 44:2 in ancient days; compare ׳מִימֵי ק from of old Isaiah 23:7; Micah 7:20; Lamentations 1:7; Lamentations 2:17; Isaiah 37:26 = ׳לְמִימֵי ק) 2 Kings 19:25 (see מִן 9b (2)); ׳כִּימֵי ק Isaiah 51:9; Jeremiah 46:26; ׳יַרְחֵי ק Job 29:2 months of old.

c.׳מִקּ from of old Micah 5:1; Isaiah 45:21; Isaiah 46:10; Habakkuk 1:12; Nehemiah 12:46; Psalm 77:12 ׳מִנִּיק 7; Psalm 8:2 springing out of, derived from, ancient times (compare Dr); ׳יָמִים מִקּ Psalm 77:6; Psalm 143:5 days from of old.

d.׳ק alone, as adverb anciently, of old Psalm 74:2; Psalm 119:152; ׳כְּק Jeremiah 30:20; Lamentations 5:21; ׳ישֵׁב ק Psalm 55:20 he that sitteth (enthroned from) of old.

e. beginning, מִקַּדְמֵיאָֿ֑רֶץ Proverbs 8:23 from the beginnings of the earth; מִפְעָלָיו׳ק Proverbs 8:22 the beginning of his works ("" רֵאשִׁית).

[קֵ֫דֶם], with ה locative I. קֵ֫דְמָה

adverb eastward, to, toward, the east; — Genesis 25:6 (J), Leviticus 1:16; Leviticus 16:14; Numbers 34:3,11,15; Joshua 19:12,13 (all P), 1 Kings 7:39 2 Chronicles 4:10; 1 Kings 17:3 = 2 Kings 13:17; Ezekiel 8:16 (twice in verse); + north, south, west, Genesis 13:14; Genesis 28:14 (both J), Numbers 2:3; Numbers 3:28; Numbers 10:5 (north, west, in ᵐ5), Numbers 34:10 (all P); also as

noun after מְּאַת = eastern side, Exodus 27:13; Exodus 38:13 (both P), + W Ezekiel 45:7 (strike out Co; read קֶדֶם Berthol Toy Krae), + north, south, west, Numbers 35:5; Joshua 18:20 so ׳גְּבוּל ק Joshua 15:5 (all P).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קֵדְמָה (“eastward”), [Kedemah], pr.n. of a son of Ishmael, Genesis 25:15.

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List of Word Forms
הַקֶּֽדֶם׃ הקדם׃ וָקֵ֖דְמָה וָקֵ֥דְמָה וָקֶ֣דֶם וּמִקֶּ֖דֶם ומקדם וקדם וקדמה כְּקֶ֔דֶם כְּקֶֽדֶם׃ כקדם כקדם׃ מִקֶּ֑דֶם מִקֶּ֔דֶם מִקֶּ֖דֶם מִקֶּ֗דֶם מִקֶּ֛דֶם מִקֶּ֜דֶם מִקֶּ֣דֶם מִקֶּ֥דֶם מִקֶּ֨דֶם מִקֶּדֶם֒ מִקַּדְמֵי־ מקדם מקדמי־ קֵ֑דְמָה קֵ֔דְמָה קֵ֖דְמָה קֵ֙דְמָה֙ קֵ֚דְמָה קֵ֣דְמָה קֵ֥דְמָה קֵֽדְמָה׃ קֶ֑דֶם קֶ֔דֶם קֶ֖דֶם קֶ֗דֶם קֶ֙דֶם֙ קֶ֜דֶם קֶ֣דֶם קֶ֤דֶם קֶּ֗דֶם קֶֽדֶם׃ קדם קדם׃ קדמה קדמה׃ hakKedem haq·qe·ḏem haqqeḏem kə·qe·ḏem Kedem Kedemah keKedem kəqeḏem mikkadmei mikKedem miq·qaḏ·mê- miq·qe·ḏem miqqaḏmê- miqqeḏem qê·ḏə·māh qe·ḏem qeḏem qêḏəmāh ū·miq·qe·ḏem umikKedem ūmiqqeḏem vaKedem vaKedemah wā·qê·ḏə·māh wā·qe·ḏem wāqeḏem wāqêḏəmāh
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