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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7081 - קֶסֶם

Word Origin
from (07080)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) divination, witchcraft

1a) of the nations, Balaam

1b) of false prophets

1c) in a good sense (king’s lips as oracles)

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (11) NAS (11) HCS (10)
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2718) mxq (קסמ QSM) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Divine

V) mxq (קסמ QSM) - Divine: To practice divination. KJV (20): (vf: Paal) divine, diviner, use, divination, prudent, soothsayer - Strongs: H7080 (קָסַם)

Nm) mxq (קסמ QSM) - Divination: KJV (11): divination, witchcraft, divine - Strongs: H7081 (קֶסֶם)

hm) mxqm (מקסמ MQSM) - Divination: KJV (2): divination - Strongs: H4738 (מִקְסָם)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 קֶ֫סֶם noun [masculine] divination; — absolute ׳ק Numbers 23:25+, קָ֑סֶם Ezekiel 21:26; construct קֶסֶם Ezekiel 13:6; plural קְסְמִים Deuteronomy 18:10 +; —

1 of the nations : Balaam, Numbers 23:23 (poem in J E; "" נַחַשׁ; with ב against; as accusative of congnate meaning with verb ׳לִקְאָםקֿ Ezekiel 21:26; ׳ק as instrument of divination בִּימִינוֺ Ezekiel 21:27; so of elders of Moab and Midian, קְסָמִים בְּיָדָם, Numbers 22:7(E). — Isaiah 2:6 see [קָסַם].

2 of false prophetsכָּזָב ׳ק Ezekiel 13:6 (but see [קָסַם]); ׳ק as accusative of congnate meaning with verb Ezekiel 13:23 (Co Berthol Krae כָּזָב as Ezekiel 13:9; Ezekiel 21:34; Ezekiel 22:38); צֱלִיל׳ק (so Gf for ᵑ0וֶאֱלִו֯ל Jeremiah 14:4 (all "" חזה שׁוא or שׁקר) קֹסֵם קְסָמִים); prohibited Deuteronomy 18:10; 2 Kings 17:17; reprobated 1 Samuel 15:23 (poem; "" תרפים).

3 in good senseעַל שִׂפְתֵי ׳קמֶלֶךְ Proverbs 16:10 (king's lips as oracle).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קֶסֶם m.

(1)  divination, Ezekiel 13:6, 23 Ezekiel 13:23, 21:26 1 Samuel 15:23 meton. the reward of divination, Numbers 22:7 (compare פְּעֻלָּה).

(2) in a good sense, an oracle, Proverbs 16:10.

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List of Word Forms
הַקֶּ֣סֶם הקסם וְקֶ֖סֶם וְקֶ֣סֶם וְקֶ֤סֶם וּקְסָמִ֖ים וקסם וקסמים קְסָמִ֖ים קֶ֖סֶם קֶ֙סֶם֙ קֶ֤סֶם ׀ קָ֑סֶם קֹסֵ֣ם קסם קסמים hakKesem haq·qe·sem haqqesem Kasem kesaMim Kesem koSem qā·sem qāsem qə·sā·mîm qe·sem qəsāmîm qesem qō·sêm qōsêm ū·qə·sā·mîm ukesaMim ūqəsāmîm veKesem wə·qe·sem wəqesem
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