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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7172 - קַרְקַע

Word Origin
from (07167)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) floor, bottom

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 899 ‑ βάθος (bath'‑os);  2080 ‑ ἔσω (es'‑o);  1475 ‑ ἔδαφος (ed'‑af‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (8)
Numbers 1
1 Kings 4
Amos 1
Numbers 1
1 Kings 4
Amos 1
Numbers 1
1 Kings 6
Amos 1
n-cfs 6
n-cms 2
n-cfs 5
n-cms 2
n-cfs 5
n-cms 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

3057) oqrq (קרקאה QRQAh) AC: ? CO: Bottom AB: ?

Nm ) oqrq (קרקאה QRQAh) - Bottom: KJV (8): floor, other, bottom - Strongs: H7172 (קַרְקַע)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. קַרְקַע noun [masculine] floor (probably reduplication from a √ קרר, or קור; Late Hebrew id., ground, so ᵑ7קַרְקְעָא, קַרְקָעִיתָא; apparently = Assyrian ‡a‡‡aru, ground, earth, Arabic terra aequabilis mollisque; compare Kö ii. 1,91); — absolute ׳ק 1 Kings 6:16; 1 Kings 7:7a, קָ֑ע- 1 Kings 7:7b (see below); construct קַרְקַע Numbers 5:17 +; — floor of temple 1 Kings 6:15 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 6:16,30; 1 Kings 7:7a; 1 Kings 7:7b read probably הַקּוֺרוֺת rafters (compare 1 Kings 6:15 and קוֺרָה) ᵑ6ᵑ9 Th Sta Kmp Kau Benz; ( earth)- floor of tabernacle Numbers 5:17; קַרְקַע הַיָּם Amos 9:3 the floor, bottom of the sea.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קַרְקַע m. quadril.

(1)  the ground, the floor (compare Arab. قَرْقَرُ and قَرقُ an even floor).

(a) in the holy tabernacle and temple, Numbers 5:17; 1 Kings 6:15, 16:30 7:7, מִן הַקַּרְקַע וְעַד הַקַּרְקַע “from one floor to the other,” or to the ceiling (which is the floor of the upper story), von einem Boden zum andern, i.e the walls from the bottom to the top (not as De Wette, über den ganzen Fußboden).

(b) used of the bottom of the sea, Amos 9:3.

(2) [Karkaa], pr.n. of a town in the southern region of the tribe of Judah, Joshua 15:3.

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List of Word Forms
בְּקַרְקַ֣ע בקרקע הַקַּרְקַ֖ע הַקַּרְקָֽע׃ הקרקע הקרקע׃ מִקַּרְקַ֤ע מֵהַקַּרְקַ֖ע מהקרקע מקרקע קַרְקַ֥ע קרקע bə·qar·qa‘ bekarKa bəqarqa‘ hakkarKa haq·qar·qa‘ haq·qar·qā‘ haqqarqa‘ haqqarqā‘ karKa mê·haq·qar·qa‘ mehakkarKa mêhaqqarqa‘ mikkarKa miq·qar·qa‘ miqqarqa‘ qar·qa‘ qarqa‘
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