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Lexicon :: Strong's H3547 - kāhan

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כָּהַן
Transliteration
kāhan
Pronunciation
kaw-han'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root, apparently meaning to mediate in religious services
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 959

Strong’s Definitions

כָּהַן kâhan, kaw-han'; a primitive root, apparently meaning to mediate in religious services; but used only as denominative from H3548; to officiate as a priest; figuratively, to put on regalia:—deck, be (do the office of a, execute the, minister in the) priest('s office).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H3547 in the following manner: priest's office (20x), decketh (1x), office of a priest (1x), priest (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H3547 in the following manner: priest's office (20x), decketh (1x), office of a priest (1x), priest (1x).
  1. to act as a priest, minister in a priest's office

    1. (Piel)

      1. to minister as a priest, serve as a priest

      2. to be or become a priest

      3. to play the priest

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּהַן kâhan, kaw-han'; a primitive root, apparently meaning to mediate in religious services; but used only as denominative from H3548; to officiate as a priest; figuratively, to put on regalia:—deck, be (do the office of a, execute the, minister in the) priest('s office).
STRONGS H3547:
† II. [כָּהַן] verb only
Pi. denominative act as priest; — Perfect כִּהֵן Exodus 40:13; 1 Chronicles 5:36 [1 Chronicles 6:10]; 3rd person masculine plural כִּהֲנוּ Exodus 28:41; Exodus 40:15; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְכַהֵן Numbers 3:4 + 2 times; plural יְכַהֲנוּ 1 Chronicles 24:2; Infinitive construct כַּהֵן Exodus 29:1 + 11 times; suffix כַּהֲנוֺ Exodus 28:1, 3, 4. —
1. minister as a priest, absolute Exodus 31:10; Exodus 35:19; Exodus 39:41; Leviticus 16:32; Numbers 3:3, 4 (all P); לִי כ׳ minister to me (י׳) Exodus 28:1, 3, 4, 41; Exodus 29:1, 44; Exodus 30:30; Exodus 40:13, 15 (all P), Ezekiel 44:13; Hosea 4:6; ליהוה כ׳ Leviticus 7:35 (P), 1 Chronicles 5:36 [1 Chronicles 6:10]; 1 Chronicles 24:2; 2 Chronicles 11:14 (always of Aaron and his sons, except Ezekiel 44:13; 2 Chronicles 11:14, where Levites are forbidden to minister; and Hosea 4:6 of Israel, whose national priesthood is taken away).
2. be or become priest Deuteronomy 10:6 (E ?).
3. play the priest: פְּאֵר יְכַהֵן כֶּחָתָן Isaiah 61:10 as a bridegroom (that) priests it with his turban, decks himself with a splendid turban such as the priests wore.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

28:1; 28:1; 28:3; 28:3; 28:4; 28:4; 28:41; 28:41; 29:1; 29:1; 29:44; 30:30; 31:10; 35:19; 39:41; 40:13; 40:13; 40:15; 40:15

Leviticus

7:35; 16:32

Numbers

3:3; 3:4; 3:4

Deuteronomy

10:6

1 Chronicles

6:10; 6:10; 24:2; 24:2

2 Chronicles

11:14; 11:14

Isaiah

61:10

Ezekiel

44:13; 44:13

Hosea

4:6; 4:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3547 matches the Hebrew כָּהַן (kāhan),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:1 - “Then bring near to yourself Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among the sons of Israel, to minister H3547 as priest H3547 to Me—Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron’s sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:3 - “You shall speak to all the [fn]skillful persons whom I have endowed with [fn]the spirit of wisdom, that they make Aaron’s garments to consecrate him, that he may minister H3547 as priest H3547 to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:4 - “These are the garments which they shall make: a [fn]breastpiece and an ephod and a robe and a tunic of checkered work, a turban and a sash, and they shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother and his sons, that he may minister H3547 as priest H3547 to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:41 - “You shall put them on Aaron your brother and on his sons with him; and you shall anoint them and [fn]ordain them and consecrate them, that they may serve H3547 Me as priests. H3547
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:1 - “Now this is [fn]what you shall do to them to consecrate them to minister H3547 as priests H3547 to Me: take one young bull and two rams without blemish,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:44 - “I will consecrate the tent of meeting and the altar; I will also consecrate Aaron and his sons to minister H3547 as priests H3547 to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:30 - “You shall anoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may minister H3547 as priests H3547 to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:10 - the [fn]woven garments as well, and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, with which to [fn]carry H3547 on their priesthood; H3547
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:19 - the [fn]woven garments for ministering in the holy place, the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons, to minister H3547 as priests.’” H3547
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:41 - the woven garments for ministering in the holy place and the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons, to minister H3547 as priests. H3547
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:13 - “You shall put the holy garments on Aaron and anoint him and consecrate him, that he may minister H3547 as a priest H3547 to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:15 - and you shall anoint them even as you have anointed their father, that they may minister H3547 as priests H3547 to Me; and their anointing will [fn]qualify them for a perpetual priesthood throughout their generations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:35 - ‘This is [fn]that which is consecrated to Aaron and [fn]that which is consecrated to his sons from the offerings by fire to the LORD, in that day when he presented them to serve H3547 as priests H3547 to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:32 - “So the priest who is anointed and [fn]ordained to serve H3547 as priest H3547 in his father’s place shall make atonement: he shall thus put on the linen garments, the holy garments,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:3 - These are the names of the sons of Aaron, the anointed priests, whom he [fn]ordained to serve H3547 as priests. H3547
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:4 - But Nadab and Abihu died before the LORD when they offered strange fire before the LORD in the wilderness of Sinai; and they had no children. So Eleazar and Ithamar served H3547 as priests H3547 [fn]in the lifetime of their father Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:6 - (Now the sons of Israel set out from [fn]Beeroth Bene-jaakan to Moserah. There Aaron died and there he was buried and Eleazar his son ministered H3547 as priest H3547 in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:10 - and Johanan became the father of Azariah (it was he who served H3547 as the priest H3547 in the house which Solomon built in Jerusalem),
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:2 - But Nadab and Abihu died before their father and had no [fn]sons. So Eleazar and Ithamar served H3547 as priests. H3547
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:14 - For the Levites left their pasture lands and their property and came to Judah and Jerusalem, for Jeroboam and his sons had excluded them from serving H3547 as priests H3547 to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:10 - I will rejoice greatly in the LORD,
My soul will exult in my God;
For He has clothed me with garments of salvation,
He has wrapped me with a robe of righteousness,
As a bridegroom decks H3547 himself with a garland,
And as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:13 - “And they shall not come near to Me to serve H3547 as a priest H3547 to Me, nor come near to any of My holy things, to the things that are most holy; but they will bear their shame and their abominations which they have committed.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:6 - My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Because you have rejected knowledge,
I also will reject you from being My priest. H3547
Since you have forgotten the law of your God,
I also will forget your children.

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