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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
Dictionary Aids

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 - Now it came about, when Isaac was old and his eyes were too dim H3543 to see, that he called his older son Esau and said to him, “My son.” And he said to him, “Here I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:7 - Although Moses was 120 years old when he died, his eyesight was not dim H3543, nor had his vigor left him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:13 - “For I have told him that I am going to judge his house forever for the wrongdoing that he knew, because his sons were bringing a curse on themselves and he did not rebuke H3543 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:7 - “My eye has also become H3543 inexpressive H3543 because of grief,
And all my body parts are like a shadow.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:4 - “He will not be disheartened H3543 or crushed
Until He has established justice on the earth;
And the coastlands will wait expectantly for His [fn]law.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:7 - “And when they say to you, ‘Why are you groaning?’ you shall say, ‘Because of the news, for it is coming; and every heart will melt, all hands will go limp, every spirit will be disheartened H3543, and all [fn]knees will drip with water. Behold, it is coming and it will happen,’ declares the Lord [fn]GOD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:17 - “Woe to the worthless shepherd
Who abandons the flock!
A sword will be on his arm
And on his right eye!
His arm will be totally withered,
And his right eye will be [fn]blind H3543.”

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