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Lexicon :: Strong's H2206 - zāqān

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 574a

Strong’s Definitions

זָקָן zâqân, zaw-kawn'; from H2204; the beard (as indicating age):—beard.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H2206 in the following manner: beard (19x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H2206 in the following manner: beard (19x).
  1. beard, chin

    1. beard

    2. chin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זָקָן zâqân, zaw-kawn'; from H2204; the beard (as indicating age):—beard.
זָקָן noun masculine 2 Samuel 10:5 + and feminineIsaiah 15:2 + chin, beard (Assyrian ziḳnu, AsrbAnnals iv. 29; Arabic ذَقَنً, Aramaic דְּקַן, NfqD) — absolute ז׳ Leviticus 13:20 +; construct זְקַן 2 Samuel 20:9 +; suffix זְקָנִי Ezra 9:3; זְקָנֶ֑ךָ Leviticus 19:27; Ezekiel 5:1; זְקָנוֺ 1 Samuel 21:14 + 2 times; זְקַנְכֶם 2 Samuel 10:5; 1 Chronicles 19:5; זְקָנָם 2 Samuel 10:4; Leviticus 21:5; never plural —
1. chin (opposed to ראֹשׁ, top of head) Leviticus 13:29, 30; Leviticus 14:9 (all P), 2 Samuel 20:9; Ezekiel 5:1; compare also 1 Samuel 21:14; Psalm 133:4 (where however chin as bearded may be meant); chin, or lower jaw, of lion and bear 1 Samuel 17:35.
2. beard, as growing (צמח) 2 Samuel 10:5 = 1 Chronicles 19:5; as cut off Isaiah 7:20 (ספה), Isaiah 15:2 = Jeremiah 48:37 (גרע); compare מְגֻלְּחֵי זָקָן Jeremiah 41:5; 2 Samuel 10:4 (גלח); שׂער ראשׁי זּזְקָנִי Ezra 9:3; here belongs זקנ(ך) פאת Leviticus 19:27; Leviticus 21:5 (both H; opposed to ראשׁ).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


13:20; 13:29; 13:30; 14:9; 19:27; 19:27; 21:5; 21:5

1 Samuel

17:35; 21:14; 21:14

2 Samuel

10:4; 10:4; 10:5; 10:5; 10:5; 20:9; 20:9

1 Chronicles

19:5; 19:5


9:3; 9:3


7:20; 15:2; 15:2


41:5; 48:37


5:1; 5:1


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2206 matches the Hebrew זָקָן (zāqān),
which occurs 19 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:29 - “Now if a man or woman has an infection on the head or on the beard H2206,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:30 - then the priest shall look at the infection, and if it appears to be deeper than the skin and there is thin yellowish hair in it, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is a scale, it is leprosy of the head or of the beard H2206.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:9 - “Then it shall be on the seventh day that he shall shave off all his hair: he shall shave his head and his beard H2206 and his eyebrows, even all his hair. He shall then wash his clothes and bathe his [fn]body in water and be clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:27 - ‘You shall not round off the [fn]hairline of your heads, nor trim the edges of your beard H2206.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:5 - ‘They shall not shave any area on their heads bald, nor shave off the edges of their beards H2206, nor make any cuts in their flesh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:35 - I went out after it and [fn]attacked it, and rescued the sheep from its mouth; and when it rose up against me, I grabbed it by its mane H2206 and struck it and killed it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:13 - So he disguised his sanity while in their sight and acted insanely in their [fn]custody, and he scribbled on the doors of the gate, and drooled on his beard H2206.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:4 - So Hanun took David’s servants and shaved off half of their beards H2206, and cut off their robes in the middle as far as their buttocks, and sent them away.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:5 - When messengers informed David, he sent servants to meet them, because the men were extremely humiliated. And the king said, “Stay in Jericho until your beards H2206 grow back, and then you shall return.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:9 - And Joab said to Amasa, “Is it going well for you, my brother?” And Joab took hold of Amasa by the beard H2206 with his right hand to kiss him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:5 - Then certain people went and told David about the men. And he sent messengers to meet them, because the men were very humiliated. And the king said, “Stay at Jericho until your beards H2206 grow back, then return.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:3 - When I heard about this matter, I tore my garment and my robe, and pulled out some of the hair from my head and my beard H2206, and sat down [fn]appalled.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 133:2 - It is like the precious oil on the head,
Running down upon the beard H2206,
As on Aaron’s beard H2206,
The oil which ran down upon the edge of his robes.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:20 - On that day the Lord will shave with a razor, hired from regions beyond the Euphrates River (that is, with the king of Assyria), the head and the hair of the legs; and it will also remove the beard H2206.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:2 - [fn]The people have gone up to the [fn]temple and to Dibon, to the high places to weep.
Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba;
Everyone’s head is bald and every beard H2206 is cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:5 - that eighty men came from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria with their beards H2206 shaved off, their clothes torn, and [fn]their bodies gashed, having grain offerings and incense in their hands to bring to the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:37 - “For every head is shaved bald, and every beard H2206 cut short; there are gashes on all the hands, and sackcloth around the waists.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:1 - “As for you, son of man, take a sharp sword; take and [fn]use it as a barber’s razor on your head and beard H2206. Then take scales for weighing and divide [fn]the hair.

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