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Lexicon :: Strong's H3789 - kathab

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כָּתַב
Transliteration
kathab
Pronunciation
kä·thav' (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1053

Strong’s Definitions

כָּתַב kâthab, kaw-thab'; a primitive root; to grave, by implication, to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe):—describe, record, prescribe, subscribe, write(-ing, -ten).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 223x

The KJV translates Strong's H3789 in the following manner: write (210x), describe (7x), subscribe (4x), recorded (1x), write up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 223x
The KJV translates Strong's H3789 in the following manner: write (210x), describe (7x), subscribe (4x), recorded (1x), write up (1x).
  1. to write, record, enrol

    1. (Qal)

      1. to write, inscribe, engrave, write in, write on

      2. to write down, describe in writing

      3. to register, enrol, record

      4. to decree

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be written

      2. to be written down, be recorded, be enrolled

    3. (Piel) to continue writing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּתַב kâthab, kaw-thab'; a primitive root; to grave, by implication, to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe):—describe, record, prescribe, subscribe, write(-ing, -ten).

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3789 matches the Hebrew כָּתַב (kathab),
which occurs 230 times in 211 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 5 (Exo 17:14–1Sa 10:25)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:14 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Write H3789 this in [fn]a book as a memorial and [fn]recite it to Joshua, [fn]that I will utterly blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:4 - Moses wrote H3789 down H3789 all the words of the LORD. Then he arose early in the morning, and built an altar [fn]at the foot of the mountain with twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:12 - Now the LORD said to Moses, “Come up to Me on the mountain and [fn]remain there, and I will give you the stone tablets [fn]with the law and the commandment which I have written H3789 for their instruction.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:18 - When He had finished speaking with him upon Mount Sinai, He gave Moses the two tablets of the testimony, tablets of stone, written H3789 by the finger of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:15 - Then Moses turned and went down from the mountain with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand, tablets which were written H3789 on both [fn]sides; they were written H3789 on one side and the other.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:32 - “But now, if You will, forgive their sin—and if not, please blot me out from Your book which You have written!” H3789
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:1 - Now the LORD said to Moses, “Cut out for yourself two stone tablets like the former ones, and I will write H3789 on the tablets the words that were on the former tablets which you shattered.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:27 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Write H3789 [fn]down H3789 these words, for in accordance with these words I have made a covenant with you and with Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:28 - So he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did not eat bread or drink water. And [fn]he wrote H3789 on the tablets the words of the covenant, the Ten [fn]Commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:30 - They made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold, and [fn]inscribed H3789 it like the engravings of a signet, “Holy to the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:23 - ‘The priest shall then write H3789 these curses on a scroll, and he shall [fn]wash them off into the water of bitterness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:26 - But two men had remained in the camp; the name of one was Eldad and the name of the [fn]other Medad. And the Spirit rested upon them (now they were among those who had been registered, H3789 but had not gone out to the tent), and they prophesied in the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 17:2 - “Speak to the sons of Israel, and get from them a rod for each father’s household: twelve rods, from all their leaders according to their fathers’ households. You shall write H3789 each name on his rod,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 17:3 - and write H3789 Aaron’s name on the rod of Levi; for there is one rod for the head of each of their fathers’ households.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:2 - Moses recorded H3789 their starting places according to their journeys by the [fn]command of the LORD, and these are their journeys according to their starting places.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:13 - “So He declared to you His covenant which He commanded you to perform, that is, the Ten [fn]Commandments; and He wrote H3789 them on two tablets of stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:22 - “These words the LORD spoke to all your assembly at the mountain from the midst of the fire, of the cloud and of the thick gloom, with a great voice, and He added no more. He wrote H3789 them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:9 - “You shall write H3789 them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:10 - “The LORD gave me the two tablets of stone written H3789 by the finger of God; and on them were all the words which the LORD had spoken with you at the mountain from the midst of the fire on the day of the assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:2 - ‘I will write H3789 on the tablets the words that were on the former tablets which you shattered, and you shall put them in the ark.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:4 - “He wrote H3789 on the tablets, like the former writing, the Ten [fn]Commandments which the LORD had spoken to you on the mountain from the midst of the fire on the day of the assembly; and the LORD gave them to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:20 - “You shall write H3789 them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:18 - “Now it shall come about when he sits on the throne of his kingdom, he shall write H3789 for himself a copy of this law on a scroll [fn]in the presence of the Levitical priests.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:1 - “When a man takes a wife and marries her, and it happens [fn]that she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and he writes H3789 her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out from his house,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:3 - and if the latter husband [fn]turns against her and writes H3789 her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out of his house, or if the latter husband dies who took her to be his wife,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:3 - and write H3789 on them all the words of this law, when you cross over, so that you may enter the land which the LORD your God gives you, a land flowing with milk and honey, as the LORD, the God of your fathers, [fn]promised you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:8 - “You shall write H3789 on the [fn]stones all the words of this law very distinctly.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:58 - “If you are not careful to observe all the words of this law which are written H3789 in this book, to [fn]fear this honored and awesome name, [fn]the LORD your God,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:61 - “Also every sickness and every plague which, not written H3789 in the book of this law, the LORD will bring on you until you are destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:20 - “The LORD shall never be willing to forgive him, but rather the anger of the LORD and His jealousy will [fn]burn against that man, and every curse which is written H3789 in this book will [fn]rest on him, and the LORD will blot out his name from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:21 - “Then the LORD will single him out for [fn]adversity from all the tribes of Israel, according to all the curses of the covenant which are written H3789 in this book of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:27 - ‘Therefore, the anger of the LORD burned against that land, to bring upon it every curse which is written H3789 in this book;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:10 - [fn]if you [fn]obey the LORD your God to keep His commandments and His statutes which are written H3789 in this book of the law, [fn]if you turn to the LORD your God with all your heart and soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:9 - So Moses wrote H3789 this law and gave it to the priests, the sons of Levi who carried the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and to all the elders of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:19 - “Now therefore, write H3789 this song for yourselves, and teach it to the sons of Israel; put it [fn]on their lips, so that this song may be a witness for Me against the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:22 - So Moses wrote H3789 this song the same day, and taught it to the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:24 - It came about, when Moses finished writing H3789 the words of this law in a book until they were complete,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:8 - “This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may [fn]be careful to do according to all that is written H3789 in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will [fn]have success.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:31 - just as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded the sons of Israel, as it is written H3789 in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of uncut stones on which no man had wielded an iron tool; and they offered burnt offerings on it to the LORD, and sacrificed peace offerings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:32 - He wrote H3789 there on the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which [fn]he had written, H3789 in the presence of the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:34 - Then afterward he read all the words of the law, the blessing and the curse, according to all that is written H3789 in the book of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:13 - So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped,
Until the nation avenged themselves of their enemies.
Is it not written H3789 in the book of Jashar? And the sun stopped in the middle of the sky and did not hasten to go down for about a whole day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:4 - “Provide for yourselves three men from [fn]each tribe that I may send them, and that they may arise and walk through the land and write H3789 a description of it according to their inheritance; then they shall [fn]return to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:6 - “You shall describe H3789 the land in seven divisions, and bring the description here to me. I will cast lots for you here before the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:8 - Then the men arose and went, and Joshua commanded those who went to describe H3789 the land, saying, “Go and walk through the land and describe H3789 it, and return to me; then I will cast lots for you here before the LORD in Shiloh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:9 - So the men went and passed through the land, and described H3789 it by cities in seven divisions in a book; and they came to Joshua to the camp at Shiloh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:6 - “Be very firm, then, to keep and do all that is written H3789 in the book of the law of Moses, so that you may not turn aside from it to the right hand or to the left,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:26 - And Joshua wrote H3789 these words in the book of the law of God; and he took a large stone and set it up there under the oak that was by the sanctuary of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:14 - And he captured a youth [fn]from Succoth and questioned him. Then the youth wrote H3789 down H3789 for him the princes of Succoth and its elders, seventy-seven men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:25 - Then Samuel told the people the ordinances of the kingdom, and wrote H3789 them in the book and placed it before the LORD. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his house.

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