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Lexicon :: Strong's H3557 - kûl

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כּוּל
Transliteration
kûl
Pronunciation
kool
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 962

Strong’s Definitions

כּוּל kûwl, kool; a primitive root; properly, to keep in; hence, to measure; figuratively, to maintain (in various senses):—(be able to, can) abide, bear, comprehend, contain, feed, forbearing, guide, hold(-ing in), nourish(-er), be present, make provision, receive, sustain, provide sustenance (victuals).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H3557 in the following manner: contain (6x), feed (6x), sustain (4x), abide (3x), nourish (3x), hold (2x), receive (2x), victual (2x), bear (1x), comprehended (1x), miscellaneous (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H3557 in the following manner: contain (6x), feed (6x), sustain (4x), abide (3x), nourish (3x), hold (2x), receive (2x), victual (2x), bear (1x), comprehended (1x), miscellaneous (7x).
  1. to seize, contain, measure

    1. (Qal) to measure, calculate

    2. (Pilpel) to sustain, maintain, contain

      1. to sustain, support, nourish

      2. to contain, hold in, restrain

      3. to support, endure

    3. (Polpal) to be supplied

    4. (Hilpil) to contain, hold, hold in, endure

      1. to contain

      2. to sustain, endure

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כּוּל kûwl, kool; a primitive root; properly, to keep in; hence, to measure; figuratively, to maintain (in various senses):—(be able to, can) abide, bear, comprehend, contain, feed, forbearing, guide, hold(-ing in), nourish(-er), be present, make provision, receive, sustain, provide sustenance (victuals).
STRONGS H3557:
† [כּוּל] verb comprehend, contain (Late Hebrew, Aramaic id., measure, measure out, of dry or liquid measure; Syriac Aph`el bdb046501 id.; Arabic bdb046502 measure grain) —
Qal Perfect only Isaiah 40:12 בְּשָׁלִש כָּל ֗֗֗ מִי הָאָרֶץ עֲפַר who hath comprehended the dust of the earth in a shalish-measure?
Pilp. Perfect כִּלְכֵּל 2 Samuel 19:33; suffix כִּלְכְּלָם 1 Kings 18:4; 2nd person masculine singular suffix כִּלְכַּלְתָּם Nehemiah 9:21, etc.; Imperfect יְכַלְכֵּל Zechariah 11:16 +, etc.; Infinitive construct כַּלְכֵּל Jeremiah 20:9 +, etc.; Participle מְכַלְכֵּל Malachi 3:2; — sustain, maintain, contain:
1. sustain, support, nourish, followed by accusative of person Genesis 45:11; Genesis 50:21 (both E), 2 Samuel 19:33; 2 Samuel 19:34; 2 Samuel 20:3; 1 Kings 4:7a (1 Kings 4:7b absolute), 1 Kings 5:7; 1 Kings 17:4, 9; Nehemiah 9:21; Ruth 4:15; Psalm 55:23; Zechariah 11:16 (of sheep); followed by accusative of person + of thing (food) Genesis 47:12 (J), 1 Kings 18:4, 13.
2. contain, followed by accusative of person 1 Kings 8:27; 2 Chronicles 2:5; 2 Chronicles 6:18 (heavens cannot contain י׳); hold in, restrain Yahweh's word within one, Jeremiah 20:9.
3. support, endure, sickness רוּחַ אִישׁ מַחֲלֵ֑הוּ יְכַל׳ Proverbs 18:14; Malachi 3:2 (object אֶתיֿוֺם בּוֺאוֺ); of sustaining a cause, in court, בְּמִשְׁפָּט דְּבָרָיו יְכַל׳ Psalm 112:5.
Polpal Perfect 3rd person plural כָּלְכְּלוּ were supplied with food 1 Kings 20:27 (Klo proposes בַּגִּלְבֹּעַ).
Hiph. Imperfect יָכִיל 1 Kings 7:26 + 2 times etc.; Infinitive construct הָכִיל Jeremiah 6:11 + 5 times; — contain, hold, hold in, endure;
1.. contain, followed by accusative (of liquid) 1 Kings 7:26, 38; 2 Chronicles 4:5; in figure Jeremiah 2:13, absolute Ezekiel 23:32; (of burnt-offering) 1 Kings 8:64; 2 Chronicles 7:7; hold in (wrath of י׳, object not expressed, subject Jeremiah) Jeremiah 6:11 (opposed to שָׁפַךְ).
2. sustain, endure, followed by accusative Amos 7:10; Jeremiah 10:10; Joel 2:11.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

45:11; 47:12; 50:21

Ruth

4:15

2 Samuel

19:33; 19:33; 19:34; 20:3

1 Kings

4:7; 4:7; 5:7; 7:26; 7:26; 7:38; 8:27; 8:64; 17:4; 17:9; 18:4; 18:4; 18:13; 20:27

2 Chronicles

2:5; 4:5; 6:18; 7:7

Nehemiah

9:21; 9:21

Psalms

55:23; 112:5

Proverbs

18:14

Isaiah

40:12

Jeremiah

2:13; 6:11; 6:11; 10:10; 20:9; 20:9

Ezekiel

23:32

Joel

2:11

Amos

7:10

Zechariah

11:16; 11:16

Malachi

3:2; 3:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3557 matches the Hebrew כּוּל (kûl),
which occurs 37 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:11 - “There I will also provide H3557 for you, for there are still five years of famine to come, and you and your household and all that you have would be impoverished.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:12 - Joseph provided H3557 his father and his brothers and all his father’s household with [fn]food, according to their little ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:21 - “So therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide H3557 for you and your little ones.” So he comforted them and spoke [fn]kindly to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:15 - “May he also be to you a restorer of life and a sustainer H3557 of your old age; for your daughter-in-law, who loves you [fn]and is better to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:32 - Now Barzillai was very old, being eighty years old; and he had [fn]sustained H3557 the king while he stayed at Mahanaim, for he was a very great man.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:33 - The king said to Barzillai, “You cross over with me and I will [fn]sustain H3557 you in Jerusalem with me.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:3 - Then David came to his house at Jerusalem, and the king took the ten women, the concubines whom he had left to keep the house, and placed them under guard and provided H3557 them with sustenance, H3557 but did not go in to them. So they were shut up until the day of their death, living as widows.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:7 - Solomon had twelve deputies over all Israel, who [fn]provided H3557 for the king and his household; each man had H3557 to [fn]provide H3557 for a month in the year.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:27 - Those deputies [fn]provided H3557 for King Solomon and all who came to King Solomon’s table, each in his month; they left nothing lacking.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:26 - It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, as a lily blossom; it could hold H3557 two thousand baths.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:38 - He made ten basins of bronze, one basin held H3557 forty baths; each basin was four cubits, and on each of the ten stands was one basin.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:27 - “But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the [fn]highest heaven cannot contain H3557 You, how much less this house which I have built!
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:64 - On the same day the king consecrated the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD, because there he [fn]offered the burnt offering and the grain offering and the fat of the peace offerings; for the bronze altar that was before the LORD was too small to hold H3557 the burnt offering and the grain offering and the fat of the peace offerings.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:4 - “It shall be that you will drink of the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to provide H3557 for you there.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:9 - “Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and stay there; behold, I have commanded a widow there to provide H3557 for you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:4 - for when Jezebel [fn]destroyed the prophets of the LORD, Obadiah took a hundred prophets and hid them by fifties in a cave, and provided H3557 them with bread and water.)
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:13 - “Has it not been told to my master what I did when Jezebel killed the prophets of the LORD, that I hid [fn]a hundred prophets of the LORD by fifties in a cave, and provided H3557 them with bread and water?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:27 - The sons of Israel were mustered and were provisioned H3557 and went to meet them; and the sons of Israel camped before them like two little flocks of goats, but the Arameans filled the country.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:6 - “But who is able to build a house for Him, for the heavens and the highest heavens cannot contain H3557 Him? So who am I, that I should build a house for Him, except to [fn]burn incense before Him?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:5 - It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like a lily blossom; it could hold H3557 3,000 baths.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:18 - “But will God indeed dwell with mankind on the earth? Behold, heaven and the [fn]highest heaven cannot contain H3557 You; how much less this house which I have built.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:7 - Then Solomon consecrated the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD, for there he offered the burnt offerings and the fat of the peace offerings because the bronze altar which Solomon had made was not able to contain H3557 the burnt offering, the grain offering and the fat.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:21 - “Indeed, forty years You provided H3557 for them in the wilderness and they were not in want;
Their clothes did not wear out, nor did their feet swell.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:22 - Cast [fn]your burden upon the LORD and He will sustain H3557 you;
He will never allow the righteous to [fn]be shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:5 - It is well with the man who is gracious and lends;
He will [fn]maintain H3557 his cause in judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:14 - The spirit of a man can endure H3557 his sickness,
But as for a broken spirit who can bear it?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:12 - Who has measured the [fn]waters in the hollow of His hand,
And marked off the heavens by the [fn]span,
And [fn]calculated H3557 the dust of the earth by the measure,
And weighed the mountains in a balance
And the hills in a pair of scales?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:13 - “For My people have committed two evils:
They have forsaken Me,
The fountain of living waters,
To hew for themselves cisterns,
Broken cisterns
That can hold H3557 no water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:11 - But I am full of the wrath of the LORD;
I am weary with holding H3557 it in.
“Pour it out on the children in the street
And on the [fn]gathering of young men together;
For both husband and wife shall be taken,
The aged [fn]and the very old.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:10 - But the LORD is the true God;
He is the living God and the everlasting King.
At His wrath the earth quakes,
And the nations cannot endure H3557 His indignation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:9 - But if I say, “I will not remember Him
Or speak anymore in His name,”
Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire
Shut up in my bones;
And I am weary of holding H3557 it in,
And I cannot endure it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:32 - “Thus says the Lord GOD,
‘You will drink your sister’s cup,
Which is deep and wide.
[fn]You will be laughed at and held in derision;
It contains H3557 much.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:11 - The LORD utters His voice before His army;
Surely His camp is very great,
For strong is he who carries out His word.
The day of the LORD is indeed great and very awesome,
And who can endure H3557 it?
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:10 - Then Amaziah, the priest of Bethel, sent word to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, “Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Israel; the land is unable to endure H3557 all his words.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:16 - “For behold, I am going to raise up a shepherd in the land who will not care for the perishing, seek the scattered, heal the broken, or sustain H3557 the one standing, but will devour the flesh of the fat sheep and tear off their hoofs.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:2 - “But who can endure H3557 the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner’s fire and like [fn]fullers’ soap.

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