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Lexicon :: Strong's H3537 - kaḏ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to deepen
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 953a

Strong’s Definitions

כַּד kad, kad; from an unused root meaning to deepen; properly, a pail; but generally of earthenware; a jar for domestic purposes:—barrel, pitcher.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H3537 in the following manner: pitcher (14x), barrel (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H3537 in the following manner: pitcher (14x), barrel (4x).
  1. jar, large jar (portable)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כַּד kad, kad; from an unused root meaning to deepen; properly, a pail; but generally of earthenware; a jar for domestic purposes:—barrel, pitcher.
STRONGS H3537: Abbreviations
כַּד noun feminine jar (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כַּדָּא) — כַּד absolute 1 Kings 17:12; Ecclesiastes 12:6; construct 1 Kings 17:14,16; כַּדֵּךְ Genesis 24:14,17,43 etc.; plural כַּדִּים Judges 7:16 (twice in verse) + 3 times; — water-jar, carried on woman's shoulder Genesis 24:14,15,16,17,18,20,43,45,46 (all J), 1 Kings 18:34; Ecclesiastes 12:6; empty (of water), containing lamps Judges 7:16,19,20; containing meal 1 Kings 17:12,14,16. (On extra-Palestinian history of this word compare LagBN 104.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:14; 24:14; 24:15; 24:16; 24:17; 24:17; 24:18; 24:20; 24:43; 24:43; 24:45; 24:46


7:16; 7:16; 7:19; 7:20

1 Kings

17:12; 17:12; 17:14; 17:14; 17:16; 17:16; 18:34


12:6; 12:6


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3537 matches the Hebrew כַּד (kaḏ),
which occurs 18 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:14 - now may it be that the young woman to whom I say, ‘Please let down your jar H3537 so that I may drink,’ and [fn]who answers, ‘Drink, and I will water your camels also’—may she be the one whom You have appointed for Your servant Isaac; and by this I will know that You have shown kindness to my master.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:15 - And it came about, before he had finished speaking, that behold, Rebekah, who was born to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the wife of Abraham’s brother Nahor, came out with her jar H3537 on her shoulder.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:16 - The young woman was very beautiful, a virgin; no man had [fn]had relations with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar H3537, and came up.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:17 - Then the servant ran to meet her, and said, “Please let me drink a little water from your jar H3537.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:18 - And she said, “Drink, my lord”; then she quickly lowered her jar H3537 to her hand, and gave him a drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:20 - So she quickly emptied her jar H3537 into the trough, and ran back to the well to draw, and she drew for all his camels.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:43 - behold, I am standing by the [fn]spring, and may it be that the [fn]young unmarried woman who comes out to draw water, and to whom I say, “Please let me drink a little water from your jar H3537”;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:45 - “Before I had finished speaking in my heart, behold, Rebekah came out with her jar H3537 on her shoulder, and went down to the spring and drew water, and I said to her, ‘Please let me drink.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:46 - “She quickly lowered her jar H3537 from her shoulder, and said, ‘Drink, and I will water your camels also’; so I drank, and she watered the camels also.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:16 - And he divided the three hundred men into three [fn]units, and he put trumpets and empty pitchers H3537 into the hands of all of them, with torches inside the pitchers H3537.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:19 - So Gideon and the hundred men who were with him came to the outskirts of the camp at the beginning of the middle night watch, when they had just posted the watch; and they blew the trumpets and smashed the pitchers H3537 that were in their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:20 - When the three [fn]units blew the trumpets and broke the pitchers H3537, they held the torches in their left hands and the trumpets in their right hands for blowing, and shouted, “A sword for the LORD and for Gideon!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:12 - But she said, “As the LORD your God lives, I have no food, only a handful of flour in the [fn]bowl H3537 and a little oil in the jar; and behold, I am gathering [fn]a few sticks so that I may go in and prepare it for me and my son, so that we may [fn]eat it and die.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:14 - “For this is what the LORD, the God of Israel says: ‘The [fn]bowl H3537 of flour shall not be used up, nor shall the jar of oil become empty, until the day that the LORD provides rain on the face of the earth.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:16 - The [fn]bowl H3537 of flour was not used up, nor did the jar of oil become empty, in accordance with the word of the LORD which He spoke through Elijah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:33 - Then he laid out the wood, and he cut the ox in pieces and placed it on the wood.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:6 - Remember your Creator before the silver cord is [fn]broken and the golden bowl is crushed, the pitcher H3537 by the spring is shattered and the wheel at the cistern is crushed;
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