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Lexicon :: Strong's H6960 - qavah

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kä·vä' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1994,1995

Strong’s Definitions

קָוָה qâvâh, kaw-vaw'; a primitive root; to bind together (perhaps by twisting), i.e. collect; (figuratively) to expect:—gather (together), look, patiently, tarry, wait (for, on, upon).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's H6960 in the following manner: wait (29x), look (13x), wait for (1x), look for (1x), gathered (1x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's H6960 in the following manner: wait (29x), look (13x), wait for (1x), look for (1x), gathered (1x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. to wait, look for, hope, expect

    1. (Qal) waiting (participle)

    2. (Piel)

      1. to wait or look eagerly for

      2. to lie in wait for

      3. to wait for, linger for

  2. to collect, bind together

    1. (Niphal) to be collected

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָוָה qâvâh, kaw-vaw'; a primitive root; to bind together (perhaps by twisting), i.e. collect; (figuratively) to expect:—gather (together), look, patiently, tarry, wait (for, on, upon).

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6960 matches the Hebrew קָוָה (qavah),
which occurs 53 times in 45 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:9 - Then God said, “Let the waters below the heavens be gathered H6960 into one place, and let the dry land appear”; and it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:18 - “For Your salvation I wait, H6960 O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:9 - “Let the stars of its twilight be darkened;
Let it wait H6960 for light but have none,
And let it not see the [fn]breaking dawn;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:19 - “The caravans of Tema looked,
The travelers of Sheba hoped H6960 for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:2 - “As a slave who pants for the shade,
And as a hired man who eagerly H6960 waits H6960 for his wages,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:13 - “If I look H6960 for Sheol as my home,
I [fn]make my bed in the darkness;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:26 - “When I expected H6960 good, then evil came;
When I waited for light, then darkness came.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:3 - Indeed, none of those who wait H6960 for You will be ashamed;
[fn]Those who deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:5 - Lead me in Your truth and teach me,
For You are the God of my salvation;
For You I wait H6960 all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:21 - Let integrity and uprightness preserve me,
For I wait H6960 for You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:14 - Wait H6960 for the LORD;
Be strong and let your heart take courage;
Yes, wait H6960 for the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:9 - For evildoers will be cut off,
But those who wait H6960 for the LORD, they will inherit the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:34 - Wait H6960 for the LORD and keep His way,
And He will exalt you to inherit the land;
When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:7 - “And now, Lord, for what do I wait? H6960
My hope is in You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:1 - For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
I waited H6960 [fn]patiently H6960 for the LORD;
And He inclined to me and heard my cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:9 - I will give You thanks forever, because You have done it,
And I will wait H6960 on Your name, for it is good, in the presence of Your godly ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:6 - They [fn]attack, they lurk,
They watch my [fn]steps,
As they have waited H6960 to take my [fn]life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:6 - May those who wait H6960 for You not be ashamed through me, O Lord [fn]GOD of hosts;
May those who seek You not be dishonored through me, O God of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:20 - Reproach has broken my heart and I am so sick.
And I looked H6960 for sympathy, but there was none,
And for comforters, but I found none.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:95 - The wicked wait H6960 for me to destroy me;
I shall diligently consider Your testimonies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 130:5 - I wait H6960 for the LORD, my soul does wait, H6960
And [fn]in His word do I hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:22 - Do not say, “I will repay evil”;
Wait H6960 for the LORD, and He will save you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:2 - He dug it all around, removed its stones,
And planted it with [fn]the choicest vine.
And He built a tower in the middle of it
And also hewed out a [fn]wine vat in it;
Then He expected H6960 it to produce good grapes,
But it produced only [fn]worthless ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:4 - “What more was there to do for My vineyard [fn]that I have not done in it?
Why, when I expected H6960 it to produce good grapes did it produce [fn]worthless ones?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:7 - For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel
And the men of Judah His delightful plant.
Thus He looked H6960 for justice, but behold, bloodshed;
For righteousness, but behold, a cry of distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:17 - And I will wait for the LORD who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; I will even look H6960 eagerly H6960 for Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:9 - And it will be said in that day,
“Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited H6960 that He might save us.
This is the LORD for whom we have waited; H6960
Let us rejoice and be glad in His salvation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:8 - Indeed, while following the way of Your judgments, O LORD,
We have waited H6960 for You eagerly; H6960
Your name, even Your memory, is the desire of our souls.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:2 - O LORD, be gracious to us; we have waited H6960 for You.
Be [fn]their [fn]strength every morning,
Our salvation also in the time of distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:31 - Yet those who [fn]wait H6960 for the LORD
Will gain new strength;
They will [fn]mount up with [fn]wings like eagles,
They will run and not get tired,
They will walk and not become weary.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:23 - “Kings will be your guardians,
And their princesses your nurses.
They will bow down to you with their faces to the earth
And lick the dust of your feet;
And you will know that I am the LORD;
Those who hopefully H6960 wait H6960 for Me will not be put to shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:5 - “My righteousness is near, My salvation has gone forth,
And My arms will judge the peoples;
The coastlands will wait H6960 for Me,
And for My arm they will wait expectantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:9 - Therefore justice is far from us,
And righteousness does not overtake us;
We hope H6960 for light, but behold, darkness,
For brightness, but we walk in gloom.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:11 - All of us growl like bears,
And moan sadly like doves;
We hope H6960 for justice, but there is none,
For salvation, but it is far from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:9 - “Surely the coastlands will wait H6960 for Me;
And the ships of Tarshish will come first,
To bring your sons from afar,
Their silver and their gold with them,
For the name of the LORD your God,
And for the Holy One of Israel because He has [fn]glorified you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:3 - When You did awesome things which we did not expect, H6960
You came down, the mountains quaked at Your presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:17 - “At that time they will call Jerusalem ‘The Throne of the LORD,’ and all the nations will be gathered H6960 to it, to Jerusalem, for the name of the LORD; nor will they walk anymore after the stubbornness of their evil heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:15 - We waited H6960 for peace, but no good came;
For a time of healing, but behold, terror!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:16 - Give glory to the LORD your God,
Before He brings darkness
And before your feet stumble
On the dusky mountains,
And while you are hoping H6960 for light
He makes it into deep darkness,
And turns it into gloom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:19 - Have You completely rejected Judah?
Or have [fn]You loathed Zion?
Why have You stricken us so that we are beyond healing?
We waited H6960 for peace, but nothing good came;
And for a time of healing, but behold, terror!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:22 - Are there any among the [fn]idols of the nations who give rain?
Or can the heavens grant showers?
Is it not You, O LORD our God?
Therefore we [fn]hope H6960 in You,
For You are the one who has done all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:16 - All your enemies
Have opened their mouths wide against you;
They hiss and gnash their teeth.
They say, “We have swallowed her up!
Surely this is the day for which we waited; H6960
We have reached it, we have seen it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:25 - The LORD is good to those who wait H6960 for Him,
To the [fn]person who seeks Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:6 - Therefore, return to your God,
Observe [fn]kindness and justice,
And wait H6960 for your God continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:7 - Then the remnant of Jacob
Will be among many peoples
Like dew from the LORD,
Like showers on vegetation
Which do not wait H6960 for man
Or delay for the sons of men.
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