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Lexicon :: Strong's H3543 - kāhâ

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כָּהָה
Transliteration
kāhâ
Pronunciation
kaw-haw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 957

Strong’s Definitions

כָּהָה kâhâh, kaw-haw'; a primitive root; to be weak, i.e. (figuratively) to despond (causatively, rebuke), or (of light, the eye) to grow dull:—darken, be dim, fail, faint, restrain, × utterly.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H3543 in the following manner: dim (3x), fail (1x), faint (1x), darkened (1x), utterly (1x), restrained (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H3543 in the following manner: dim (3x), fail (1x), faint (1x), darkened (1x), utterly (1x), restrained (1x).
  1. to grow weak, grow dim, grow faint, falter, be weak, be dim, be darkened, be restrained, be faint, fail

    1. (Qal) to grow dim, grow faint

    2. (Piel) to faint, grow weak, grow faint

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּהָה kâhâh, kaw-haw'; a primitive root; to be weak, i.e. (figuratively) to despond (causatively, rebuke), or (of light, the eye) to grow dull:—darken, be dim, fail, faint, restrain, × utterly.
STRONGS H3543:
I. [כָּהָה] verb be or grow dim, faint (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּהָא; compare Arabic bdb046205 be bdb046206, i.e. weak, cowardly) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular כָּֽהֲתָה Deuteronomy 34:7; Imperfect יִכְהֶה Isaiah 42:4; 3rd person feminine singular תִּכְהֶה Zechariah 11:17; וַתֵּ֫כַהּ Job 17:7; וַתִּכְהֶיןָ Genesis 27:1; Infinitive absolute כָּהֹה Zechariah 11:17; — grow dim, of eye Genesis 27:1 (J), Deuteronomy 34:7; Job 17:7; of violent putting out of eye Zechariah 11:17 (twice in verse); he shall not grow dim Isaiah 42:4, of servant of י׳ under figure of lamp or fire (see Kay Che De), or grow faint (compare Di).
Pi. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular וְכִהֲתָה consecutive Ezekiel 21:12 (subject כָּלרֿוּחַ; || וְנָמֵס כָּללֵֿב) grow faint (Pi. intransitive, Ges§ 52 k, Köi. 187; but read perhaps כָּֽהֲתָה).

II. [כָּהָה] verb Pi. rebuke (Syriac bdb046207, Mandean כהא (NöM. 72) id.), only 1 Samuel 3:13 followed by בְּ, וְלֹא כִהָה בָּם.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

27:1; 27:1

Deuteronomy

34:7; 34:7

1 Samuel

3:13

Job

17:7; 17:7

Isaiah

42:4; 42:4

Ezekiel

21:12

Zechariah

11:17; 11:17; 11:17

H3543

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3543 matches the Hebrew כָּהָה (kāhâ),
which occurs 8 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:1 - And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, H3543 so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:7 - And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, H3543 nor his natural force abated.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:13 - For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained H3543 them not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:7 - Mine eye also is dim H3543 by reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:4 - He shall not fail H3543 nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:7 - And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore sighest thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings; because it cometh: and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, H3543 and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it cometh, and shall be brought to pass, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:17 - Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly H3543 darkened. H3543

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