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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7077 - קָנַן

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to make a nest

1a) (Piel) to make a nest

1b) (Pual) to be nested

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (5) HCS (5)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
v-PPfs 1
v-pi3fs 1
v-pi3mp 1
v-pp3cp 1
v-pp3fs 1
v-PPfs 1
v-pi3fs 1
v-pi3mp 1
v-pp3cp 1
v-pp3fs 1
v-PPfs 1
v-pi3fs 1
v-pi3mp 1
v-pp3cp 1
v-pp3fs 1

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: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [קִנֵּן] verb denominative Pi`el make a nest, nest; — Perfect 3 feminine singular קִנְּנָה Isaiah 34:15; 3 plural קִנְנוּ Ezekiel 31:6 (in figurative); Imperfect 3 masculine singular יְקַנֵּנ֑וּ Psalm 104:17; 3 feminine singular תְּקַנֵּן Jeremiah 48:28 (simile).

Pu`al Participle feminine singular מקננתי (Ges§ 90l) Jeremiah 22:23 Kt (Qr מְקֻנַּנְתְּ; compare Ges§ 80d) (thou) who art nested in the cedars (figurative).

קנץ (√ of following, si vera lectio; compare Arabic catch, capture, ensnare).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קָנַן pr. i.q. قان Med. Ye, and קָנָה to form, to prepare, whence קֵן a nest. Hence

Piel קִנֵּן denom. to make a nest as a bird, Psalms 104:17 as a viper, Isaiah 34:15.

Pual, to build a nest, to nestle, Jeremiah 22:23.

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List of Word Forms
יְקַנֵּ֑נוּ יקננו מְקֻנַּ֖נְתְּ מקננת קִֽנְנוּ֙ קִנְּנָ֤ה קננה קננו תְּקַנֵּ֖ן תקנן kinneNah kinNu mə·qun·nant mekunNant məqunnant qin·nə·nāh qin·nū qinnənāh qinnū tə·qan·nên tekanNen təqannên yə·qan·nê·nū yekanNenu yəqannênū
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