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Lexicon :: Strong's H3655 - kānâ

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כָּנָה
Transliteration
kānâ
Pronunciation
kaw-naw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 997

Strong’s Definitions

כָּנָה kânâh, kaw-naw'; a primitive root; to address by an additional name; hence, to eulogize:—give flattering titles, surname (himself).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H3655 in the following manner: flattering titles (2x), surname (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H3655 in the following manner: flattering titles (2x), surname (2x).
  1. to title, surname, be surnamed, give an epithet or cognomen, give a flattering title

    1. (Piel) to call by name, give a title, betitle

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּנָה kânâh, kaw-naw'; a primitive root; to address by an additional name; hence, to eulogize:—give flattering titles, surname (himself).
STRONGS H3655:
† [כָּנָה] verb Pi. betitle, title, give an epithet or cognomen (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּנָא, bdb048701; Arabic bdb048702) —
Pi. Imperfect 1st person singular suffix בִשְׁמֶ֑ךָ אֲכַנְּךָוָאֶקְרָא לְךָ Isaiah 45:4 I have called thee by thy name, giving thee a title (of honour; compare for construction Dr§ 163); 3rd person masculine singular וּבְשֵׁם יִשְׂרָאֵל יְכַנֶּה Isaiah 44:5, and with the name Israel he titles (himself), is hardly possibly; absolute he betitles, or makes use of a title, is unlikely; read probably Pu., see below, in bad sense = give a flattering title: וְאֶלאָֿדָם לֹא אֲכַנֶּה Job 32:21 and unto man I do not give flattering titles (|| אַללֿנָא אֶשָּׂא פְנֵי אִישׁ); absolute Job 32:22.
Pu. Imperfect יְכֻנֶּה Isaiah 44:5 he is betitled (see above; so Targum Bi Che Du; || יקרא בשׁם יעקב, etc.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Job

32:21; 32:22

Isaiah

44:5; 44:5; 45:4

H3655

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3655 matches the Hebrew כָּנָה (kānâ),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:21 - Let me not, I pray you, accept any man's person, neither let me give flattering titles H3655 unto man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:22 - For I know not to give flattering titles; H3655 in so doing my maker would soon take me away.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:5 - One shall say, I am the LORD'S; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto the LORD, and surname H3655 himself by the name of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:4 - For Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel mine elect, I have even called thee by thy name: I have surnamed H3655 thee, though thou hast not known me.

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