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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7151 - קִרְיָה

Transliteration
qiryâh
Phonetics
kir-yaw'  
Word Origin
from (07136) in the sense of flooring, i.e. building
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
2068g
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) city, town

1a) in general

1b) in specific

1c) collective

1d) indefinite

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (31) NAS (29) HCS (30)
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 2
1 Kings 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 5
Isaiah 10
Jeremiah 1
Lamentations 1
Hosea 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 3
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 2
1 Kings 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 5
Isaiah 10
Jeremiah 1
Lamentations 1
Hosea 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 3
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 1
1 Kings 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 5
Isaiah 10
Jeremiah 1
Lamentations 1
Hosea 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 3
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfs 18
n-cfsc 11
n-cfs 17
n-cfsc 11
n-cfs 17
n-cfsc 11
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1434) rq (קר QR) AC: Call CO: Meeting AB: Event: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "gather the men". The meeting or bringing together of people or objects by arrangement, accident or purchase. (eng: occur; call - with the exchange of the l and r)

A) rq (קר QR) AC: ? CO: Cold AB: ?: Men often came together during the cool of the evening to discuss the news of the camp.

Nm) rq (קר QR) - Cold: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (3): cold - Strongs: H7119 (קַר)

Nf1) erq (קרה QRH) - Cold: A cold wind or cold weather. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (5): cold - Strongs: H7135 (קָרָה)

Nf2) trq (קרת QRT) - City: A place of meeting within the city, either at the entrance or a high place. KJV (5): city - Strongs: H7176 (קֶרֶת)

fm) irq (קרי QRY) - Contrary: An opposition. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (7): contrary - Strongs: H7147 (קְרִי)

kf1) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Cool: A cool place to escape the heat. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (2): summer - Strongs: H4747 (מְקֵרָה)

E) arq (קרא QRA) AC: Call CO: Meeting AB: ?: A calling together for assembly.

V) arq (קרא QRA) - I. Call:To call or call out, to call a name or give a name. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Meet:To come together to meet. Also a chance encounter. III. Read:To read a scroll in the presence of those called to a meeting. KJV (883): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual) call, cry, read, proclaim, name, guest, invite, gave, renown, bidden, preach, read, cry, call, befall, encounter, chance, happen, met, fall, meet, against, come, help, seek - Strongs: H7121 (קָרָא), H7122 (קָרָא), H7123 (קְרָא), H7125 (קִרְאָה)

bm) airq (קריא QRYA) - Selected: Individuals called out for a special purpose. KJV (3): famous - Strongs: H7148 (קָרִיא)

bf1) eairq (קריאה QRYAH) - Selected: KJV (1): preaching - Strongs: H7150 (קְרִיאָה)

gm) arfq (קורא QWRA) - Partridge: From its distinctive call. KJV (2): partridge - Strongs: H7124 (קֹרֵא)

hm) arqm (מקרא MQRA) - I. Meeting:A calling together to meet. II. Reading:The reading from a scroll at a called meeting. KJV (23): convocation, assembly, calling, reading - Strongs: H4744 (מִקְרָא)

H) erq (קרה QRH) AC: Meet CO: Event AB: ?: The meeting or bringing together of people or objects by arrangement, accident or purchase.

V) erq (קרה QRH) - Meet: To go to meet another or a chance encounter. KJV (27): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) happen, meet, beam, befall, brought - Strongs: H7136 (קָרָה)

Nm) erq (קרה QRH) - Event: KJV (1): chance - Strongs: H7137 (קָרֶה)

ff1) eirq (קריה QRYH) - City: A meeting place. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (40): city - Strongs: H7149 (קִרְיָה), H7151 (קִרְיָה)

hm) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Event: KJV (10): befall, event, hap, chance, happen - Strongs: H4745 (מִקְרֶה)

km) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Hall: A meeting place. KJV (1): building - Strongs: H4746 (מְקָרֶה)

J) rfq (קור QWR) AC: ? CO: Sit AB: ?

Nm ) rfq (קור QWR) - I. Web:The web of a spider as a sitting place. II. Cold:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (3): cold, web - Strongs: H7120 (קֹר), H6980 (קוּר)

Nf1) erfq (קורה QWRH) - Log: Used to sit on when meeting. Also used as beams in the roof of a house. KJV (5): roof, beam - Strongs: H6982 (קֹרָה)

L) rqi (יקר YQR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Precious: Something of value. [Unknown connection to root;]

V) rqi (יקר YQR) - Precious: To be considered of value. KJV (11): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) precious, prized, set, withdraw - Strongs: H3365 (יָקַר)

Nm) rqi (יקר YQR) - I. Precious:Something of value. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Value:Something counted as valuable. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (60): precious, costly, excellent, brightness, clear, fat, reputation, honourable, glory, honour, precious, price - Strongs: H3366 (יְקָר), H3367 (יְקָר), H3368 (יָקָר)

bm) riqi (יקיר YQYR) - Precious: Something of value. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (3): dear - Strongs: H3357 (יַקִּיר), H3358 (יַקִּיר)

M) riq (קיר QYR) AC: ? CO: Wall AB: ?

Nm ) riq (קיר QYR) - Wall: The place of the city where elders meet. KJV (74): wall, side, mason, town - Strongs: H7023 (קִירָה)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 קִרְיָה noun feminine town, city (synonym of עִיר, chiefly in poetry, and in the higher style; perhaps from above √ as meeting-place of men; compare proper name, of a location MI13 קרית, l.10 קריתן; Jewish-Aramaic קַרְיָה); — absolute ׳ק Isaiah 1:21 +; construct קִרְיַת Numbers 21:28 +; —

1 in General Deuteronomy 2:36; Deuteronomy 3:4.

2 of specific towns, Hosea 6:8 (גִּלְעָד, ᵐ5 Manuscripts Γαλγαλα, compare Now); קִרְיַת סִיחֹן Numbers 21:28; Damascus, מְשׂוֺשִׂי׳ק Jeremiah 49:25 ("" עִיר תְּהִלָּה); especially of Jerusalem Micah 4:10; Isaiah 29:1; Isaiah 33:20, ׳רְחֹבוֺת ק Lamentations 2:11, מֶלֶךְ רָ֑ב׳ק Psalm 48:3, city for inhabitants 1 Kings 1:41,45, ׳קנֶאֱמָנָה Isaiah 1:21,26 ("" עִיר הַצֶּדֶק), עַלִּיזָה׳ק Isaiah 22:2 ("" עִירהוֺמִיָּה), Isaiah 32:13.

3 in Isaiah 24-26 collective, i.e. denoting various, representative, cities, תֹּהוּ׳ק Isaiah 24:10, ׳קבְּצוּרָה Isaiah 25:2, גּוֺיִם עָרִיצִים׳ק Isaiah 25:3, נִשְׂגָּבָה׳ק Isaiah 26:5; so probably Habakkuk 2:8,17.

4 indefinite, Habakkuk 2:12 ("" עִיר); Proverbs 29:8, עֹז׳ק Proverbs 18:19 a city of strength, so עֻזּוֺ׳ק Proverbs 10:15 (in figurative) = Proverbs 18:11 ( id.); = inhabitants, Proverbs 11:10, ׳הֲמוֺן ק Job 39:7.

קִרְיַת see קִרְיַת יְעָרִים. above

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קִרְיָה f. a city, a town, i.q. עִיר, but used almost exclusively in poetry, Isaiah 1:21, 26 22:2 25:2 26:5 32:13 Psalms 48:3; Proverbs 10:15; Job 39:7 see, however, Deuteronomy 2:36; 1 Kings 1:41, 45 1 Kings 1:45. (Syriac ܩܪܐܶ id., Arabic قَرْيَةُ, قُرْيَةُ a city, also a village). Root קָרָה Piel, to frame, to build. Compare קֶרֶת.

Proper names of towns are:

(a) קִרְיַת אַרְבַּע [Kirjath-arba], Genesis 23:2; Joshua 15:54, 20:7 with art. קִרְיַת הָאַרְבַּע Nehemiah 11:25 (i.e. city of Arba, one of the Anakim, see אַרְבַּע, not Quadricomium, four towns), the ancient name of Hebron, but still used in the time of Nehemiah (Neh. loc. cit.).

(b) קִרְיַת בַּעַל [Kirjathbaal], the town which is more frequently called קִרְיַת יְעָרִים (see letter d), Joshua 15:60, 18:14 and בַּעֲלָה No. 2, a.

(c) קִרְיַת־חֻצוֹת (town of villages), [Kirjathhuzoth], a town of the Moabites, Numbers 22:39.

(d) קִרְיַת־יְעָרִים (city of the woods), [Kirjath-jearim], on the confines of the tribe of Judah and Benjamin, Joshua 9:17, 18:15 Judges 18:12; 1 Samuel 6:21 with art. קִרְיַת הַיְּעָרִים, Jeremiah 26:20 contractedly קִרְיַת־עָרִים Ezra 2:25 and even קִרְיַת, Joshua 18:28 elsewhere also קִרְיַת־בַּעַל, see letter b.

(e) קִרְיַת־סַנָּה, Joshua 15:49 (city of palm-trees, compare סַנְסִנִּים), [Kirjath-sannah], and קִרְיַת־סֵפֶר (city of books), [Kirjath-sepher], in the tribe of Judah, elsewhere דְּבִיר, Joshua 15:15, 16 Joshua 15:16; Judges 1:11, 12 Judges 1:12.

(f) קִרְיַת עָרִים, [Kirjath-arim], see letter d.

(g) קִרְיָתַיִם (double city), [Kiriathaim]

(a) in the tribe of Reuben, Numbers 32:37; Joshua 13:19 afterwards subject to Moab, Jeremiah 48:1, 23 Jeremiah 48:23; Ezekiel 25:9.

(β) in the tribe of Naphtali, 1 Chronicles 6:6 elsewhere קַרְתָּן.

קִרְיָה and קִרְיָא Chald. id. Ezra 4:10, seqq.

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List of Word Forms
הַקִּרְיָ֑ה הַקִּרְיָ֖ה הקריה מִקִּרְיַ֣ת מִקִּרְיַת־ מִקִּרְיָ֜ה מקריה מקרית מקרית־ קִ֝רְיַ֗ת קִרְיַ֖ת קִרְיַ֛ת קִרְיַ֣ת קִרְיַת־ קִרְיָ֑ה קִרְיָ֔ה קִרְיָ֖ה קִרְיָ֥ה קִרְיָֽה׃ קריה קריה׃ קרית קרית־ hakkirYah haq·qir·yāh haqqiryāh kirYah kirYat mikkirYah mikkirYat miq·qir·yāh miq·qir·yaṯ miq·qir·yaṯ- miqqiryāh miqqiryaṯ miqqiryaṯ- qir·yāh qir·yaṯ qir·yaṯ- qiryāh qiryaṯ qiryaṯ-
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