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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7015 - קִינָה

Word Origin
from (06969)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) lamentation, dirge, elegy

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2354 ‑ θρηνέω (thray‑neh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (18) NAS (18) HCS (18)
2 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 9
Amos 2
2 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 9
Amos 2
2 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 2
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 10
Amos 2
n-cfp 2
n-cfs 15
n-cfp 2
n-cfs 15
n-cfp 2
n-cfs 15

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1428) nq (קנ QN) AC: Acquire CO: Nest AB: Zealous: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the n is a picture of a seed. Combined these mean "gathering for the seeds". The parent birds go about gathering materials to build a nest where they will raise their seeds (eggs) . (eng: coin - for purchasing)

A) nq (קנ QN) AC: ? CO: Nest AB: ?: A birds nest as well as a stall for animals as a nest.

Nm) nq (קנ QN) - Nest: KJV (13): nest, room - Strongs: H7064 (קֵן)

B) nnq (קננ QNN) AC: ? CO: Nest AB: ?: The building of the nest and family.

V) nnq (קננ QNN) - Nest: To build a Nest or home. KJV (5): (vf: Pual, Piel) nest - Strongs: H7077 (קָנַן)

bm) ninq (קנינ QNYN) - Possessions: The goods and wealth acquired as the acquiring of materials for building a nest. KJV (10): substance, getting, goods, riches, with - Strongs: H7075 (קִנְיָן)

E) anq (קנא QNA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Zealous: The parent bird will guard over and protect the nest and eggs from predators. Man can guard over the family, wife, possessions in a positive way (protect, from an enemy) or in a negative way (by not trusting or a desire to have anothers possessions) .

V) anq (קנא QNA) - Zealous: KJV (33): (vf: Hiphil, Piel) envy, jealous, zealous, zeal - Strongs: H7065 (קָנָא)

Nm) anq (קנא QNA) - Zealous: One who is protective over someone or something. KJV (6): jealous - Strongs: H7067 (קַנָּא)

Nf1) eanq (קנאה QNAH) - Zealousy: A protective or suspicious nature. KJV (43): jealousy, zeal, envy, for my sake - Strongs: H7068 (קִנְאָה)

cm) afnq (קנוא QNWA) - Zealous: KJV (2): jealous - Strongs: H7072 (קַנּוֹא)

H) enq (קנה QNH) AC: Gather CO: Branch AB: ?: The process of gathering branches for the nest; mans gathering or acquiring materials by taking or buying. The ancients measured wealth by the amount of ones possessions and measured distances using a branch with marks on it.

V) enq (קנה QNH) - Possess: To acquire someone or something through a purchase or other method. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (85): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) get, gotten, possess, buy, purchase, possessor, buyer, keep - Strongs: H7066 (קְנָא), H7069 (קָנָה)

Nm) enq (קנה QNH) - Branch: As used for nest building. KJV (62): reed, branch, calamus, cane, stalk - Strongs: H7070 (קָנֶה)

hm) enqm (מקנה MQNH) - I. Herd:What is purchased or possessed. II. Possession:What is purchased or possessed. Usually of livestock or land. KJV (75): cattle, possession, flocks, substance, herd, purchase - Strongs: H4735 (מִקְנֶה)

hf1) enqm (מקנה MQNH) - Possession: What is purchased or possessed. Usually of livestock or land. KJV (15): bought, purchase, price, possession - Strongs: H4736 (מִקְנָה)

J) nfq (קונ QWN) AC: ? CO: Song AB: ?: The repetitive song or chirping of a bird.

V) nfq (קונ QWN) - Chant: As a repetitive sound like a bird. KJV (8): (vf: Piel) lament, mourning - Strongs: H6969 (קִין)

Nf1) enfq (קונה QWNH) - Chanting: [df: hnyq] KJV (18): lamentation, dirge, elegy - Strongs: H7015 (קִינָה)

M) niq (קינ QYN) AC: ? CO: Bill AB: ?: The bill of a bird used for feeding it young and as a weapon.

Nm) niq (קינ QYN) - Spearhead: Like the bill of bird used to defend the nest. KJV (1): spear - Strongs: H7013 (קַיִן)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. קִינָה noun feminine elegy, dirge; — absolute ׳ק 2 Samuel 1:17 +; plural קִינִים Ezekiel 2:10 (but read קינה Co — not Berthol Toy Krae), קִינוֺת 2 Chronicles 35:25; suffix קִינוֺתֵיהֶם 2 Chronicles 35:25; — elegy, dirge 2 Samuel 1:17; Ezekiel 19:14 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 32:16, plural 2 Chronicles 35:25; singular "" אֵבֶל Amos 8:10, "" הֶגֶה וָהִי Ezekiel 2:10, ׳נשׂא ק Jeremiah 7:29, with עַל for, Amos 5:1; Jeremiah 9:9; Ezekiel 26:17; Ezekiel 27:2; Ezekiel 28:12; Ezekiel 32:2; with אֶל Ezekiel 19:1; Ezekiel 27:32; ׳למּד ק Jeremiah 9:19 ("" נֶהִי); plural as collection of written dirges 2 Chronicles 35:25. — Bu ZAW ii (1882), 1ff. compare iii (1883), 299 ff. thinks Kina rhythm always 3 2tone-beats, but book Lamentations (Hebrew קִינוֺת) is in all parts pentameter, 3 2varying sometimes with 2+ 3, yet always 5 in line, with caesura; of other קִינוֺת, Amos 5:2; Ezekiel 19:2 ff. Ezekiel 26:17b ff. are pentameter, 2 Samuel 1:19 ff. 2 Samuel 3:33f. tetrameter, Ezekiel 27:3 ff. Ezekiel 28:12 ff. Ezekiel 32:2 ff. hexameter; see Br Gen.Intr. 379 ff.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קִינָה f. (from the root קוּן), pl. ־ִים and וֹת

(1)  a mournful song, a lamentation, Jeremiah 7:29, 9:9, 19.

(2) [Kinah], pr.n. of a town in the tribe of Judah, Joshua 15:22.

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List of Word Forms
בְּקִינ֨וֹתֵיהֶ֤ם בקינותיהם הַקִּינָ֖ה הַקִּינֽוֹת׃ הקינה הקינות׃ וְק֣וֹנְנ֔וּהָ וקוננוה לְקִינָ֔ה לְקִינָֽה׃ לקינה לקינה׃ קִ֥ינָה קִינָ֑ה קִינָ֔ה קִינָ֖ה קִינָֽה׃ קִינָה֙ קִנִ֥ים קינה קינה׃ קנים bə·qî·nō·w·ṯê·hem bekiNoteiHem bəqînōwṯêhem hakkiNah hakkiNot haq·qî·nāh haq·qî·nō·wṯ haqqînāh haqqînōwṯ kiNah kiNim lə·qî·nāh lekiNah ləqînāh qî·nāh qi·nîm qînāh qinîm veKonNuha wə·qō·wn·nū·hā wəqōwnnūhā
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