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Lexicon :: Strong's H3518 - kāḇâ

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Strong’s Definitions

כָּבָה kâbâh, kaw-baw'; a primitive root; to expire or (causatively) to extinguish (fire, light, anger):—go (put) out, quench.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H3518 in the following manner: quenched (9x), quench (8x), (go, put, ..) out (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H3518 in the following manner: quenched (9x), quench (8x), (go, put, ..) out (7x).
  1. to quench, put out, be put out, be quenched, be extinguished

    1. (Qal) to be quenched, be extinguished

    2. (Piel) to quench, extinguish

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּבָה kâbâh, kaw-baw'; a primitive root; to expire or (causatively) to extinguish (fire, light, anger):—go (put) out, quench.
STRONGS H3518: Abbreviations
† [כָּבָה] verb be quenched, extinguished, go out, of fire or lamp (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּבָא id. of light of eyes (rare)) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person plural כָּבוּ Isaiah 43:17; Imperfect יִכְבֶּה 1 Samuel 3:3; Proverbs 21:18; 3rd person feminine singular תִּכְבֶּה Leviticus 6:5 + 10 times; Infinitive construct כְּבוֺתְךָ Ezekiel 32:7 Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate Co (MT כַּבּ׳ Pi) — be quenched, extinguished (with negative except 1 Samuel 3:3; Proverbs 26:20; Isaiah 43:17), of lamp (נֵר אֱלֹהִים) in sanctuary 1 Samuel 3:3; of altar-fire Leviticus 6:5; Leviticus 6:6; of נֵרָהּ Proverbs 31:18; of bodies of renegade Israelites Isaiah 66:24 (compare גֵּיא בֶןהִֿנֹּם); subject אֵשׁ figurative of contention Proverbs 26:20; figurative, subject fire kindled by י׳ Ezekiel 21:3; Ezekiel 21:4; subject wrath (חֵמָה) of י׳ 2 Kings 22:17 2 Chronicles 34:25; Jeremiah 7:20; wrath under figure of fire (אֵשׁ) Jeremiah 17:27; so of burning land of Edom Isaiah 34:10; of annihilation of Yahweh's enemies Isaiah 43:17 (כַּמִּשְׁתָּה; || דָּעַךְ), compare Pharaoh Ezekiel 32:7 (see above)
Pi. Perfect וְכִבּוּ consecutive 2 Samuel 14:7; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יְכַבֶּנָּה Isaiah 42:3; 2nd person masculine singular תְּכַבֶּה 2 Samuel 21:17; וַיְכַבּוּ 2 Chronicles 29:7; Infinitive כַּבּוֺת Songs 8:7; also MT כַּבּוֺתְךָ Ezekiel 32:7 (but compare above); Participle מְכַבֶּה Isaiah 1:31 + 3 times; — quench, extinguish, figurative except 2 Chronicles 29:7 (of extinguishing lamps, נֵרוֺת, in temple); followed by נֵר יִשְׂרָאֵל (figurative for life of David) 2 Samuel 21:17; followed by גַּחַלְתִּי (coal = family-hope) 2 Samuel 14:7 (of killing widow's only son); followed by כֵהָה פִּשְׁתָּה Isaiah 42:3 dimly-burning wick (figurative of spiritually weak); implied object reference to wrath of י׳ Amos 5:6; Jeremiah 4:4; Jeremiah 21:12; to people and idols Isaiah 1:31; followed by love אַהֲבָה Songs 8:7 (subject מַיִם רַבִּים); Ezekiel 32:7 compare above.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:5; 6:5; 6:6

1 Samuel

3:3; 3:3; 3:3

2 Samuel

14:7; 14:7; 21:17; 21:17

2 Kings


2 Chronicles

29:7; 29:7; 34:25


21:18; 26:20; 26:20; 31:18

Song of Songs

8:7; 8:7


1:31; 1:31; 34:10; 42:3; 42:3; 43:17; 43:17; 43:17; 66:24


4:4; 7:20; 17:27; 21:12


21:3; 21:4; 32:7; 32:7; 32:7; 32:7



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3518 matches the Hebrew כָּבָה (kāḇâ),
which occurs 24 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:12 - ‘The fire on the altar shall be kept burning on it. It shall not go H3518 out, but the priest shall burn wood on it every morning; and he shall lay out the burnt offering on it, and offer up in smoke the fat portions of the peace offerings on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:13 - ‘Fire shall be kept burning continually on the altar; it is not to go H3518 out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:3 - and the lamp of God had not yet gone H3518 out, and Samuel was lying down in the temple of the LORD where the ark of God was,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:7 - “Now behold, the whole family has risen against your maidservant, and they say, ‘Hand over the one who struck his brother, that we may put him to death for the life of his brother whom he killed, and destroy the heir also.’ Thus they will extinguish H3518 my coal which is left, so as to [fn]leave my husband neither name nor remnant on the face of the earth.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:17 - But Abishai the son of Zeruiah helped him, and struck the Philistine and killed him. Then the men of David swore to him, saying, “You shall not go out again with us to battle, so that you do not extinguish H3518 the lamp of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:17 - “Because they have forsaken Me and have burned incense to other gods that they might provoke Me to anger with all the work of their hands, therefore My wrath burns against this place, and it shall not be quenched.”’ H3518
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:7 - “They have also shut the doors of the porch and put H3518 out the lamps, and have not burned incense or offered burnt offerings in the holy place to the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:25 - “Because they have forsaken Me and have burned incense to other gods, that they might provoke Me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore My wrath will be poured out on this place and it shall not be quenched.”’ H3518
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:20 - For lack of wood the fire goes H3518 out,
And where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:18 - She senses that her gain is good;
Her lamp does not go H3518 out at night.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:7 - “Many waters cannot quench H3518 love,
Nor will rivers overflow it;
If a man were to give all the riches of his house for love,
It would be utterly despised.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:31 - The strong man will become tinder,
His work also a spark.
Thus they shall both burn together
And there will be none to quench H3518 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:10 - It will not be quenched H3518 night or day;
Its smoke will go up forever.
From generation to generation it will be desolate;
None will pass through it forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:3 - “A bruised reed He will not break
And a dimly burning wick He will not extinguish; H3518
He will faithfully bring forth justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:17 - Who brings forth the chariot and the horse,
The army and the mighty man
(They will lie down together and not rise again;
They have been quenched H3518 and extinguished H3518 like a wick):
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:24 - “Then they will go forth and look
On the corpses of the men
Who have [fn]transgressed against Me.
For their worm will not die
And their fire will not be quenched; H3518
And they will be an abhorrence to all [fn]mankind.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:4 - “Circumcise yourselves to the LORD
And remove the foreskins of your heart,
Men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem,
Or else My wrath will go forth like fire
And burn with none to quench H3518 it,
Because of the evil of your deeds.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:20 - Therefore thus says the Lord [fn]GOD, “Behold, My anger and My wrath will be poured out on this place, on man and on beast and on the trees of the field and on the fruit of the ground; and it will burn and not be quenched.” H3518
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:27 - “But if you do not listen to Me to keep the sabbath day holy by not carrying a load and coming in through the gates of Jerusalem on the sabbath day, then I will kindle a fire in its gates and it will devour the palaces of Jerusalem and not be quenched.”’” H3518
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:12 - O house of David, thus says the LORD:
“Administer justice [fn]every morning;
And deliver the person who has been robbed from the [fn]power of his oppressor,
That My wrath may not go forth like fire
And burn with none to extinguish H3518 it,
Because of the evil of their deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:47 - and say to the forest of the Negev, ‘Hear the word of the LORD: thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am about to kindle a fire in you, and it will consume every [fn]green tree in you, as well as every dry tree; the blazing flame will not be quenched H3518 and [fn]the whole surface from south to north will be burned by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:48 - “All flesh will see that I, the LORD, have kindled it; it shall not be quenched.”’” H3518
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:7 - “And when I extinguish H3518 you,
I will cover the heavens and darken their stars;
I will cover the sun with a cloud
And the moon will not give its light.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:6 - “Seek the LORD that you may live,
Or He will break forth like a fire, [fn]O house of Joseph,
And it will consume with none to quench H3518 it for Bethel,
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