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Lexicon :: Strong's H3556 - kowkab

כּוֹכָב
Transliteration
kowkab
Pronunciation
kō·käv' (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from the same as כַּבּוֹן (H3522) (in the sense of rolling) or כָּוָה (H3554) (in the sense of blazing)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 942a

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H3556 in the following manner: star (36x), stargazers (with H2374) (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. star

    1. of Messiah, brothers, youth, numerous progeny, personification, God's omniscience (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כּוֹכָב kôwkâb, ko-kawb'; probably from the same as H3522 (in the sense of rolling) or H3554 (in the sense of blazing); a star (as round or as shining); figuratively, a prince:—star(-gazer).
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

H3556

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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Strong's Number H3556 matches the Hebrew כּוֹכָב (kowkab),
which occurs 37 times in 37 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars H3556 also.

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And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, H3556 if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.

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That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars H3556 of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;

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And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars H3556 of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;

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And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars H3556 made obeisance to me.

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Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars H3556 of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.

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I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come a Star H3556 out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth.

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The LORD your God hath multiplied you, and, behold, ye are this day as the stars H3556 of heaven for multitude.

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And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, H3556 even all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD thy God hath divided unto all nations under the whole heaven.

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Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars H3556 of heaven for multitude.

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And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars H3556 of heaven for multitude; because thou wouldest not obey the voice of the LORD thy God.

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They fought from heaven; the stars H3556 in their courses fought against Sisera.

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But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under: because the LORD had said he would increase Israel like to the stars H3556 of the heavens.

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So we laboured in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars H3556 appeared.

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Their children also multipliedst thou as the stars H3556 of heaven, and broughtest them into the land, concerning which thou hadst promised to their fathers, that they should go in to possess it.

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Let the stars H3556 of the twilight thereof be dark; let it look for light, but have none; neither let it see the dawning of the day:

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Which commandeth the sun, and it riseth not; and sealeth up the stars. H3556

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Is not God in the height of heaven? and behold the height of the stars, H3556 how high they are!

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Behold even to the moon, and it shineth not; yea, the stars H3556 are not pure in his sight.

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When the morning stars H3556 sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

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When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, H3556 which thou hast ordained;

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The moon and stars H3556 to rule by night: for his mercy endureth for ever.

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He telleth the number of the stars; H3556 he calleth them all by their names.

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Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars H3556 of light.

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While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, H3556 be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain:

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For the stars H3556 of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not give their light: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

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For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars H3556 of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:

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Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, H3556 the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee from these things that shall come upon thee.

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Thus saith the LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars H3556 for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; The LORD of hosts is his name:

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And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heaven, and make the stars H3556 thereof dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light.

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And it waxed great, even to the host of heaven; and it cast down some of the host and of the stars H3556 to the ground, and stamped upon them.

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And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars H3556 for ever and ever.

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The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars H3556 shall withdraw their shining:

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The sun and the moon shall be darkened, and the stars H3556 shall withdraw their shining.

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But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star H3556 of your god, which ye made to yourselves.

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Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, H3556 thence will I bring thee down, saith the LORD.

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Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the stars H3556 of heaven: the cankerworm spoileth, and flieth away.
 
 
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