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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7070 - קָנֶה

Word Origin
from (07069)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) reed, stalk, bone, balances

1a) stalk

1b) water-plant, reed

1c) calamus (aromatic reed)

1d) derived meanings

1d1) measuring-rod

1d2) reed (as unit of measure — 6 cubits)

1d3) beam (of scales — for scales themselves)

1d4) shaft (of lampstand)

1d5) branches (of lampstand)

1d6) shoulder-joint

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2218 ‑ ζυγός (dzoo‑gos');  2368 ‑ θυμίαμα (thoo‑mee'‑am‑ah);  2563 ‑ κάλαμος (kal'‑am‑os);  2583 ‑ κανών (kan‑ohn');  4083 ‑ πῆχυς (pay'‑khoos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (62) NAS (58) HCS (59)
Genesis 2
Exodus 11
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 12
Genesis 2
Exodus 11
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 12
Genesis 2
Exodus 25
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 19
n-cmp 4
n-cms 25
n-cmsc 7
n-cmp 4
n-cms 25
n-cmsc 7
n-cmp 4
n-cms 25
n-cmsc 7

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)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 קָנֶה62 noun masculine Genesis 41:5 stalk, reed; — absolute ׳ק 1 Kings 14:5 +; construct קְנֵה Ezekiel 40:3 +; suffix קָנָהּ Exodus 25:31; Exodus 37:17 = קָנָהֿ (Ges§ 91 e) Job 31:22; plural קָנִים Exodus 25:32 +; construct קְנֵי Exodus 37:18 +; suffixקְנֹתָם Exodus 25:36; Exodus 37:22; —

1 stalk of grain Genesis 41:5,22 (E).

2 water-plant, reed, 1 Kings 14:15; Isaiah 19:6 ( + סוּף), Isaiah 35:7 (+ גֹּמֶא); collective, ׳חַיַת ק Psalm 68:31 beasts of (the) reeds (dwelling among them), compare וּבִצָּה׳בְּסֵתֶר ק Job 40:21; הָרָצוּץ׳מִשְׁעֶנֶת הַקּ 2 Kings 18:21= Isaiah 36:6, ׳ק׳מִשׁ Ezekiel 29:6, all figurative of weak support; compare רָצוּץ׳ק Isaiah 42:3 (spared by ׳עבד י).

3 calamus, aromatic reed, הַטּוֺב׳ק Jeremiah 6:20 (Ges §126 w), בֿשֶֹׁם׳ק, Exodus 30:23(P); ׳ק alone Ezekiel 27:19; Isaiah 43:24; ct Isaiah 4:14.

4 derived meanings :

a. measuring-rod, קְנֵח הַמִּדָּה Ezekiel 40:3,5 (6 cubits long, see אַמָּה) Ezekiel 42:16 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 42:17,18,19.

b. unit of measure, reed (of 6 cubits, as Assyrian ‡anû) Ezekiel 40:5 (twice in verse) + 10t. 40,42, + ׳מְלוֺ הַקּ Ezekiel 41:8 full reed (emphatic).

c.. beam of scales, for scales themselves Isaiah 46:6.

d. shaft of lamp-stand Exodus 25:31= Exodus 37:17 (P).

e. branches thereof, Exodus 25:32 (3t. in verse) = Exodus 37:18 (3t. in verse) +16t. 25,37 (all P).

f. shoulder-joint, Job 31:22("" שְׁכָם).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קָנֶה m. pr.

(1)  cane, reed, calamus (see the root; to this answer the Greek and Latin, κάννα, κάννη, κάνη, canna), specially, a reed growing in rivers and marshes, Isaiah 42:3, 36:6 Psalms 68:31 (where the beast of the reed is the crocodile [but see חַיָּה ]), aromatic and sweet smelling calamus. Isaiah 43:24 fully, קְנֵה בֹשֶׂם Exodus 30:23 and קָנֶה הַטּוֹב Jeremiah 6:20.

(2) a stalk of corn, Genesis 41:5, 22 Genesis 41:22.

(3) κανών, a measuring reed, fully, קְנֵה הַמִּדָּה Ezekiel 40:3, Ezekiel 40:5 also a measure of six cubits, Ezekiel 41:8.

(4) the beam of a balance (Gr. κανών), Isaiah 46:6.

(5) the higher bone of the arm (prop. tube, comp. Germ. Rohr, and Röhre, Armröhre), hence branch of a chandelier, Exodus 25:31; Job 31:22. Plur. קָנִים channels or branches of a chandelier bearing the lights, Exodus 25:31, seqq.; and קָנוֹת 25:36 37:22.

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List of Word Forms
בְּקָנֶ֥ה בִּקְנֵ֣ה בִּקְנֵ֥ה בַּקָּנֶ֣ה בַּקָּנֶ֥ה בקנה הַקָּנִ֔ים הַקָּנִ֖ים הַקָּנִ֜ים הַקָּנִים֙ הַקָּנֶ֔ה הַקָּנֶ֨ה הַקָּנֶה֮ הקנה הקנים וְקָנֶ֔ה וְקָנֶ֤ה וְקָנֶ֥ה וְקָנָ֔הּ וּקְנֵ֣ה וּקְנֵה־ וּקְנֹתָ֖ם וקנה וקנה־ וקנתם לְקָנֶ֥ה לקנה מִקָּנָ֥ה מקנה קְנֵ֣ה קְנֵ֣י קָנִ֔ים קָנִ֖ים קָנִ֛ים קָנֶ֔ה קָנֶ֖ה קָנֶ֡ה קָנֶ֣ה קָנֶ֤ה קָנֶ֥ה קָנֶ֨ה קָנֶה֙ קנה קני קנים bakkaNeh baq·qā·neh baqqāneh bə·qā·neh bekaNeh bəqāneh bikNeh biq·nêh biqnêh hakkaNeh hakkaNim haq·qā·neh haq·qā·nîm haqqāneh haqqānîm kaNeh kaNim keNeh keNei lə·qā·neh lekaNeh ləqāneh mikkaNah miq·qā·nāh miqqānāh qā·neh qā·nîm qāneh qānîm qə·nê qə·nêh qənê qənêh ū·qə·nêh ū·qə·nêh- ū·qə·nō·ṯām ukeneh ukenoTam ūqənêh ūqənêh- ūqənōṯām vekaNah vekaNeh wə·qā·nāh wə·qā·neh wəqānāh wəqāneh
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