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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 - “It will 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 side-growth of your heads nor harm the edges of your beard. H2206
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:5 - ‘They shall not make any baldness on their heads, 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 him and [fn]attacked him, and rescued it from his mouth; and when he rose up against me, I seized him by his beard H2206 and [fn]struck him and killed him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:13 - So he disguised his sanity before them, and acted insanely in their hands, and scribbled on the doors of the gate, and let his saliva run down into 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 garments in the middle as far as their hips, and sent them away.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:5 - When they told it to David, he sent to meet them, for the men were greatly humiliated. And the king said,[fn]Stay at Jericho until your beards H2206 grow, and then return.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:9 - Joab said to Amasa, “Is it well with you, my brother?” And Joab took Amasa by the beard H2206 with his right hand to kiss him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:5 - Then certain persons went and told David about the men. And he sent to meet them, for the men were greatly humiliated. And the king said,[fn]Stay at Jericho until your beards H2206 grow, and then return.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:3 - When I heard about this matter, I tore my garment and my robe, and pulled some of the hair from my head and my beard, H2206 and sat down appalled.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 133:2 - It is like the precious oil upon the head,
Coming down upon the beard, H2206
Even Aaron’s beard, H2206
Coming down upon the edge of his robes.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:20 - In that day the Lord will shave with a razor, hired from regions beyond the [fn]Euphrates (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 - They have gone up to the [fn]temple and to Dibon, even 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 and 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 bald and every beard H2206 cut short; there are gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins.
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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