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Lexicon :: Strong's H7185 - qashah


kä·shä' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2085

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strongs H7185 in the following manner: harden (12x), hard (4x), stiffnecked (with H6203) (2x), grievous (2x), misc (8x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to be hard, be severe, be fierce, be harsh

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be hard, be difficult

      2. to be hard, be severe

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be ill-treated

      2. to be hard pressed

    3. (Piel) to have severe labour (of women)

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to make difficult, make difficulty

      2. to make severe, make burdensome

      3. to make hard, make stiff, make stubborn

        1. of obstinacy (fig)

      4. to show stubbornness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָשָׁה qâshâh, kaw-shaw'; a primitive root; properly, to be dense, i.e. tough or severe (in various applications):—be cruel, be fiercer, make grievous, be ((ask a), be in, have, seem, would) hard(-en, (labour), -ly, thing), be sore, (be, make) stiff(-en, (-necked)).
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H7185 matches the Hebrew קָשָׁה (qashah),
which occurs 29 times in 28 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Gen 35:16

Gen 35:16

And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard H7185 labour.

Tools specific to Gen 35:17

Gen 35:17

And it came to pass, when she was in hard H7185 labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also.

Tools specific to Gen 49:7

Gen 49:7

Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: H7185 I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.

Tools specific to Exo 7:3

Exo 7:3

And I will harden H7185 Pharaoh's heart, and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt.

Tools specific to Exo 13:15

Exo 13:15

And it came to pass, when Pharaoh would hardly H7185 let us go, that the LORD slew all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the firstborn of man, and the firstborn of beast: therefore I sacrifice to the LORD all that openeth the matrix, being males; but all the firstborn of my children I redeem.

Tools specific to Deu 1:17

Deu 1:17

Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard H7185 for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.

Tools specific to Deu 2:30

Deu 2:30

But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us pass by him: for the LORD thy God hardened H7185 his spirit, and made his heart obstinate, that he might deliver him into thy hand, as appeareth this day.

Tools specific to Deu 10:16

Deu 10:16

Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no more stiffnecked. H7185

Tools specific to Deu 15:18

Deu 15:18

It shall not seem hard H7185 unto thee, when thou sendest him away free from thee; for he hath been worth a double hired servant to thee, in serving thee six years: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all that thou doest.

Tools specific to 1Sa 5:7

1Sa 5:7

And when the men of Ashdod saw that it was so, they said, The ark of the God of Israel shall not abide with us: for his hand is sore H7185 upon us, and upon Dagon our god.

Tools specific to 2Sa 19:43

2Sa 19:43

And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than ye: why then did ye despise us, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king? And the words of the men of Judah were fiercer H7185 than the words of the men of Israel.

Tools specific to 1Ki 12:4

1Ki 12:4

Thy father made H7185 our yoke grievous: H7185 now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, lighter, and we will serve thee.

Tools specific to 2Ki 2:10

2Ki 2:10

And he said, Thou hast asked a hard thing: H7185 nevertheless, if thou see me when I am taken from thee, it shall be so unto thee; but if not, it shall not be so.

Tools specific to 2Ki 17:14

2Ki 17:14

Notwithstanding they would not hear, but hardened H7185 their necks, like to the neck of their fathers, that did not believe in the LORD their God.

Tools specific to 2Ch 10:4

2Ch 10:4

Thy father made our yoke grievous: H7185 now therefore ease thou somewhat the grievous servitude of thy father, and his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we will serve thee.

Tools specific to 2Ch 30:8

2Ch 30:8

Now be ye not stiffnecked, H7185 as your fathers were, but yield yourselves unto the LORD, and enter into his sanctuary, which he hath sanctified for ever: and serve the LORD your God, that the fierceness of his wrath may turn away from you.

Tools specific to 2Ch 36:13

2Ch 36:13

And he also rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear by God: but he stiffened H7185 his neck, and hardened his heart from turning unto the LORD God of Israel.

Tools specific to Neh 9:16

Neh 9:16

But they and our fathers dealt proudly, and hardened H7185 their necks, and hearkened not to thy commandments,

Tools specific to Neh 9:17

Neh 9:17

And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened H7185 their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not.

Tools specific to Neh 9:29

Neh 9:29

And testifiedst against them, that thou mightest bring them again unto thy law: yet they dealt proudly, and hearkened not unto thy commandments, but sinned against thy judgments, (which if a man do, he shall live in them;) and withdrew the shoulder, and hardened H7185 their neck, and would not hear.

Tools specific to Job 9:4

Job 9:4

He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened H7185 himself against him, and hath prospered?

Tools specific to Psa 95:8

Psa 95:8

Harden H7185 not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:

Tools specific to Pro 28:14

Pro 28:14

Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth H7185 his heart shall fall into mischief.

Tools specific to Pro 29:1

Pro 29:1

He, that being often reproved hardeneth H7185 his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Tools specific to Isa 8:21

Isa 8:21

And they shall pass through it, hardly bestead H7185 and hungry: and it shall come to pass, that when they shall be hungry, they shall fret themselves, and curse their king and their God, and look upward.

Tools specific to Jer 7:26

Jer 7:26

Yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but hardened H7185 their neck: they did worse than their fathers.

Tools specific to Jer 17:23

Jer 17:23

But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, H7185 that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

Tools specific to Jer 19:15

Jer 19:15

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring upon this city and upon all her towns all the evil that I have pronounced against it, because they have hardened H7185 their necks, that they might not hear my words.
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