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Lexicon :: Strong's H3680 - kāsâ

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TWOT Reference: 1008

Strong’s Definitions

כָּסָה kâçâh, kaw-saw'; a primitive root; properly, to plump, i.e. fill up hollows; by implication, to cover (for clothing or secrecy):—clad self, close, clothe, conceal, cover (self), (flee to) hide, overwhelm. Compare H3780.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 152x

The KJV translates Strong's H3680 in the following manner: cover (135x), hide (6x), conceal (4x), covering (2x), overwhelmed (2x), clad (1x), closed (1x), clothed (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 152x
The KJV translates Strong's H3680 in the following manner: cover (135x), hide (6x), conceal (4x), covering (2x), overwhelmed (2x), clad (1x), closed (1x), clothed (1x).
  1. to cover, conceal, hide

    1. (Qal) conceal, covered (participle)

    2. (Niphal) to be covered

    3. (Piel)

      1. to cover, clothe

      2. to cover, conceal

      3. to cover (for protection)

      4. to cover over, spread over

      5. to cover, overwhelm

    4. (Pual)

      1. to be covered

      2. to be clothed

    5. (Hithpael) to cover oneself, clothe oneself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּסָה kâçâh, kaw-saw'; a primitive root; properly, to plump, i.e. fill up hollows; by implication, to cover (for clothing or secrecy):—clad self, close, clothe, conceal, cover (self), (flee to) hide, overwhelm. Compare H3780.
STRONGS H3680: Abbreviations
† I. [כָּסָה] verb cover (Late Hebrew כָּסָה Pi; Aramaic כְּסָא chiefly Pa; bdb049101 Pa. hide, cover; bdb049102 covering, bdb049103 garment; Arabic bdb049104 (bdb049105) clothe, bdb049106 garment; Assyrian kusû, cover: kusîtu, garment DlHWB 342) —
Qal, only Participle active כֹּסֶה; —
1. conceal shame Proverbs 12:16; knowledge Proverbs 12:23.
2. passive (construct) כְּסוּי חֲטָאָה Psalm 32:1 covered in respect of sin (by God, which he thus puts out of sight) (|| נְשׂוּ־פֶּשַׁע).
Niph. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular נִכְסָ֑תָּה, covered, with waves Jeremiah 51:42; Infinitive construct הִכָּסוֺת Ezekiel 24:8, (blood) not to be covered.
Pi. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular כִּסָּה Numbers 9:15 + 12 times; suffix כִּסָּהוּ Leviticus 17:13; Numbers 17:7; כִּסָּמוֺ Exodus 15:10; 3rd person feminine singular כִּסְּתָה Genesis 38:15 + 5 times; 1st person singular כִּסִּיתִי Psalm 32:5 + 3 times; כִּסֵּתִי Ezekiel 31:15 (strike out Co); כִּסֵּיתִי Ezekiel 32:7 + 13 times Perfect; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְכַסֶּה Isaiah 6:2 + 8 times; וַיְכַס Exodus 10:15 + 4 times; suffix יְכַסֶּ֑דָּ Habakkuk 2:17; יְכַסֶּנָּה Ezekiel 30:18; 3rd person masculine plural suffix יְכַסְיֻמוּ Exodus 15:5 + 41 times Imperfect; Imperative suffix כַּסּוּנוּ Hosea 10:8; Infinitive construct כַּסּוֺת Malachi 2:13 + 11 times; כַּסֹּת Numbers 4:15; suffix כַּסֹּתוֺ Exodus 26:13; Participle מְכַסֶּה Proverbs 10:18 + 12 times; plural מְכַסִּים Isaiah 11:9; feminine plural מְכַסּוֺת Ezekiel 1:11, 23 (twice in verse); —
1. cover, clothe Judges 4:19; Ezekiel 16:10 (2 accusative), Ezekiel 16:18; Jonah 3:6 is apparently reflexive, with accusative of garment (strange; read perhaps וַיִּכָּס); nakedness Genesis 9:23 (J), Exodus 28:42 (P), Ezekiel 16:8; Hosea 2:11; the naked Isaiah 58:7; Ezekiel 18:7, 16 (+ accusative of thing); the face and legs of seraphim Isaiah 6:2 (twice in verse); bodies of cherubim Ezekiel 1:11, 23 (twice in verse); the face Genesis 38:15 (J), Ezekiel 12:6, 12, figurative Job 23:17; earth with the great deep Psalm 104:6; heavens with glory Habakkuk 3:3; with בְּ of the clothing Genesis 38:14 (J), Deuteronomy 22:12, these two apparently reflexive, compare Jonah 3:6 above; Judges 4:18; 1 Kings 1:1; heaven with clouds Psalm 147:8, with glory Ezekiel 32:7.
2. cover, conceal blood Genesis 37:26 (J), Job 16:18; human ordure Deuteronomy 23:14; mountains conceal men from God Hosea 10:8; cover transgressions Job 31:33; Proverbs 17:9; Proverbs 28:13; iniquity Psalm 32:5; righteousness Psalm 40:11; hatred Proverbs 10:18; a thing Proverbs 11:13; face of judge so that he cannot see justice Job 9:24; rulers and seers Isaiah 29:10; with בְּ of covering Leviticus 17:13 (H), 1 Samuel 19:13; face by fat Job 15:27; sun by a cloud Ezekiel 32:7; with מִן from whom Genesis 18:17 (J), Job 33:17.
3. cover (with covering of protection), a pit Exodus 21:33 (Covt. code); with cloud of incense, the Kapporeth Leviticus 16:13 (P); coverings of the sacred tent, tabernacle, and their furniture Exodus 26:13; Numbers 4:9, 15 (P); with בְּ of the covering Numbers 4:5, 8, 11, 12 (P); Zion בְּצֵל יָדִי Isaiah 51:16.
4. cover, spread over, fat, the inwards Exodus 29:13, 22; Leviticus 3:3, 9, 14; Leviticus 4:8 (with עַל), Leviticus 7:3 (P); leprosy, the skin and flesh Leviticus 13:12, 13 (P); the cloud of the theophany, the mount Exodus 24:15, 16 (P), the tent of meeting Exodus 40:34; Numbers 17:7 (P), and the tabernacle Numbers 9:15, 16 (P); altar with tears Malachi 2:13 (2 accusative); Jerusalem with multitude of camels Isaiah 60:6; of handiwork 1 Kings 7:18, 41, 42 2 Chronicles 4:12, 13.
5. cover, overwhelm, followed by accusative, the sea the Egyptians Exodus 14:28 (P), Exodus 15:5, 10 (song), Joshua 24:7 (E), Psalm 78:53; Psalm 106:11; waters Job 22:11; Job 38:34; Psalm 104:9; Jeremiah 46:8; Ezekiel 26:19; locusts the eye of the land Exodus 10:5, 15 (J), also Israel Numbers 22:5, 11 (J); frogs the land Exodus 8:2 (P); quails the camp Exodus 16:13 (P); cloud the land Ezekiel 30:18; Ezekiel 38:9, 16; darkness the earth Isaiah 60:2; dust a city Ezekiel 26:10; the depths of the sea by God Job 36:30; with a reference to a person's shame Psalm 44:16; Psalm 69:8; Jeremiah 51:51; Obadiah 10; Micah 7:10; horror Psalm 55:6; Ezekiel 7:18; violence Proverbs 10:6, 11; Habakkuk 2:17; confusion Jeremiah 3:25; mischief Psalm 140:10; God covers sin Psalm 85:3 (|| נשׂא עון), compare Psalm 32:1 (Qal).
6. followed by על of person or thing covered, cover over: cherubim over the ark 2 Chronicles 5:8; over the dead, the earth Numbers 16:33 (JE), Psalm 106:17; Isaiah 26:21, worms Job 21:26; dust over blood Ezekiel 24:7; waters over the sea Habakkuk 2:14, compare לַיָּם Isaiah 11:9; (see Dr§ 135. 7 Obs.); love covereth over all sins Proverbs 10:12; God covereth over iniquity Nehemiah 3:37; people not to cover over a guilty person Deuteronomy 13:9; + accusative of object covering (DaSynt. § 75), figurative covering over the garment with violence Malachi 2:16; God's hands with light Job 36:32; + בְּ of covering Psalm 44:20.
Note.(אֵלֶיךָ) כִסִּתִי Psalm 143:9 is error for חָסִיתִי according to Greek Version of the LXX κατέφυγον SS, but חסה not construct with אֶלֿ; חִכִּיתִי Bae; הֶאֱבַלְתִּי כִּסֵּתִי עָלָיו אֶתתְּֿהוֺם Ezekiel 31:15 according to Co I caused the deep to mourn for them (strike out כסתי).
Pual. Perfect 3rd person masculine plural כָּסּוּ Psalm 80:11; Proverbs 24:31; Imperfect יְכֻסֶּה Ecclesiastes 6:4; plural וַיְכֻסּוּ Genesis 7:19, 20; Participle plural מְכֻסִּים 1 Chronicles 21:16; feminine plural מְכֻסּוֺת Ezekiel 41:16.
1. followed by accusative be covered, hills with shadow Psalm 80:11; mountains with water Genesis 7:19, 20 (P); field with nettles Proverbs 24:31; absolute, windows of temple Ezekiel 41:16.
2. followed by בְּ, be clothed, with sackcloth 1 Chronicles 21:16; name with darkness Ecclesiastes 6:4.
Hithp. Imperfect וַיִּתְכַּס Isaiah 37:1 = 2 Kings 19:1; 3rd person feminine singular תִּכַּסֶּה Proverbs 26:26; וַתִּתְכָּ֑ס Genesis 24:65; plural יִתְכַּסּוּ Isaiah 59:6; Jonah 3:8; Participle מִתְכַּסֶּה 1 Kings 11:29; plural מִתְכַּסִּים Isaiah 37:2 = 2 Kings 19:2; — cover, clothe oneself, absolute (of veil) Genesis 24:65 (J); with בְּ, of new garment 1 Kings 11:29; sackcloth 2 Kings 19:1, 2= Isaiah 37:1, 2; figurative of works Isaiah 59:6, of hatred with guile Proverbs 26:26; with accusative Jonah 3:5 (H8242 שַׂקִּים).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:19; 7:19; 7:20; 7:20; 9:23; 18:17; 24:65; 24:65; 37:26; 38:14; 38:15; 38:15


8:2; 10:5; 10:15; 10:15; 14:28; 15:5; 15:5; 15:10; 15:10; 16:13; 21:33; 24:15; 24:16; 26:13; 26:13; 28:42; 29:13; 29:22; 40:34


3:3; 3:9; 3:14; 4:8; 7:3; 13:12; 13:13; 16:13; 17:13; 17:13


4:5; 4:8; 4:9; 4:11; 4:12; 4:15; 4:15; 9:15; 9:15; 9:16; 16:33; 17:7; 17:7; 22:5; 22:11


13:9; 22:12; 23:14




4:18; 4:19

1 Samuel


1 Kings

1:1; 7:18; 7:41; 7:42; 11:29; 11:29

2 Kings

19:1; 19:1; 19:2; 19:2

1 Chronicles

21:16; 21:16

2 Chronicles

4:12; 4:13; 5:8


9:24; 15:27; 16:18; 21:26; 22:11; 23:17; 31:33; 33:17; 36:30; 36:32; 38:34


32:1; 32:1; 32:5; 32:5; 40:11; 44:16; 44:20; 55:6; 69:8; 78:53; 80:11; 80:11; 85:3; 104:6; 104:9; 106:11; 106:17; 140:10; 143:9; 147:8


10:6; 10:11; 10:12; 10:18; 10:18; 11:13; 12:16; 12:23; 17:9; 24:31; 24:31; 26:26; 26:26; 28:13


6:4; 6:4


6:2; 6:2; 11:9; 11:9; 26:21; 29:10; 37:1; 37:1; 37:2; 37:2; 51:16; 58:7; 59:6; 59:6; 60:2; 60:6


3:25; 46:8; 51:42; 51:51


1:11; 1:11; 1:23; 1:23; 7:18; 12:6; 12:12; 16:8; 16:10; 16:18; 18:7; 18:16; 24:7; 24:8; 26:10; 26:19; 30:18; 30:18; 31:15; 31:15; 32:7; 32:7; 32:7; 38:9; 38:16; 41:16; 41:16


2:11; 10:8; 10:8




3:5; 3:6; 3:6; 3:8




2:14; 2:17; 2:17; 3:3


2:13; 2:13; 2:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3680 matches the Hebrew כָּסָה (kāsâ),
which occurs 153 times in 149 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 7:19–Jdg 4:19)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:19 - And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered. H3680
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered. H3680
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:23 - And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered H3680 the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:17 - And the LORD said, Shall I hide H3680 from Abraham that thing which I do;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:65 - For she had said unto the servant, What man is this that walketh in the field to meet us? And the servant had said, It is my master: therefore she took a vail, and covered herself. H3680
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:26 - And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal H3680 his blood?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:14 - And she put her widow's garments off from her, and covered her H3680 with a vail, and wrapped herself, and sat in an open place, which is by the way to Timnath; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:15 - When Judah saw her, he thought her to be an harlot; because she had covered H3680 her face.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:6 - And Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt; and the frogs came up, and covered H3680 the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:5 - And they shall cover H3680 the face of the earth, that one cannot be able to see the earth: and they shall eat the residue of that which is escaped, which remaineth unto you from the hail, and shall eat every tree which groweth for you out of the field:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:15 - For they covered H3680 the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:28 - And the waters returned, and covered H3680 the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them; there remained not so much as one of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:5 - The depths have covered H3680 them: they sank into the bottom as a stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:10 - Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered H3680 them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:13 - And it came to pass, that at even the quails came up, and covered H3680 the camp: and in the morning the dew lay round about the host.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:33 - And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit, and not cover H3680 it, and an ox or an ass fall therein;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:15 - And Moses went up into the mount, and a cloud covered H3680 the mount.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:16 - And the glory of the LORD abode upon mount Sinai, and the cloud covered H3680 it six days: and the seventh day he called unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:13 - And a cubit on the one side, and a cubit on the other side of that which remaineth in the length of the curtains of the tent, it shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle on this side and on that side, to cover H3680 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:42 - And thou shalt make them linen breeches to cover H3680 their nakedness; from the loins even unto the thighs they shall reach:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:13 - And thou shalt take all the fat that covereth H3680 the inwards, and the caul that is above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and burn them upon the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:22 - Also thou shalt take of the ram the fat and the rump, and the fat that covereth H3680 the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and the right shoulder; for it is a ram of consecration:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:34 - Then a cloud covered H3680 the tent of the congregation, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:3 - And he shall offer of the sacrifice of the peace offering an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat that covereth H3680 the inwards, and all the fat that is upon the inwards,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:9 - And he shall offer of the sacrifice of the peace offering an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat thereof, and the whole rump, it shall he take off hard by the backbone; and the fat that covereth H3680 the inwards, and all the fat that is upon the inwards,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:14 - And he shall offer thereof his offering, even an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat that covereth H3680 the inwards, and all the fat that is upon the inwards,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:8 - And he shall take off from it all the fat of the bullock for the sin offering; the fat that covereth H3680 the inwards, and all the fat that is upon the inwards,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:3 - And he shall offer of it all the fat thereof; the rump, and the fat that covereth H3680 the inwards,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:12 - And if a leprosy break out abroad in the skin, and the leprosy cover H3680 all the skin of him that hath the plague from his head even to his foot, wheresoever the priest looketh;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:13 - Then the priest shall consider: and, behold, if the leprosy have covered H3680 all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague: it is all turned white: he is clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:13 - And he shall put the incense upon the fire before the LORD, that the cloud of the incense may cover H3680 the mercy seat that is upon the testimony, that he die not:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:13 - And whatsoever man there be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, which hunteth and catcheth any beast or fowl that may be eaten; he shall even pour out the blood thereof, and cover H3680 it with dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:5 - And when the camp setteth forward, Aaron shall come, and his sons, and they shall take down the covering vail, and cover H3680 the ark of testimony with it:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:8 - And they shall spread upon them a cloth of scarlet, and cover H3680 the same with a covering of badgers' skins, and shall put in the staves thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:9 - And they shall take a cloth of blue, and cover H3680 the candlestick of the light, and his lamps, and his tongs, and his snuffdishes, and all the oil vessels thereof, wherewith they minister unto it:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:11 - And upon the golden altar they shall spread a cloth of blue, and cover H3680 it with a covering of badgers' skins, and shall put to the staves thereof:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:12 - And they shall take all the instruments of ministry, wherewith they minister in the sanctuary, and put them in a cloth of blue, and cover H3680 them with a covering of badgers' skins, and shall put them on a bar:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:15 - And when Aaron and his sons have made an end of covering H3680 the sanctuary, and all the vessels of the sanctuary, as the camp is to set forward; after that, the sons of Kohath shall come to bear it: but they shall not touch any holy thing, lest they die. These things are the burden of the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:15 - And on the day that the tabernacle was reared up the cloud covered H3680 the tabernacle, namely, the tent of the testimony: and at even there was upon the tabernacle as it were the appearance of fire, until the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:16 - So it was alway: the cloud covered H3680 it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:33 - They, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed H3680 upon them: and they perished from among the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:42 - And it came to pass, when the congregation was gathered against Moses and against Aaron, that they looked toward the tabernacle of the congregation: and, behold, the cloud covered H3680 it, and the glory of the LORD appeared.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:5 - He sent messengers therefore unto Balaam the son of Beor to Pethor, which is by the river of the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, Behold, there is a people come out from Egypt: behold, they cover H3680 the face of the earth, and they abide over against me:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:11 - Behold, there is a people come out of Egypt, which covereth H3680 the face of the earth: come now, curse me them; peradventure I shall be able to overcome them, and drive them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:8 - Thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal H3680 him:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:12 - Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters of thy vesture, wherewith thou coverest H3680 thyself.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:13 - And thou shalt have a paddle upon thy weapon; and it shall be, when thou wilt ease thyself abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover H3680 that which cometh from thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:7 - And when they cried unto the LORD, he put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them, and covered H3680 them; and your eyes have seen what I have done in Egypt: and ye dwelt in the wilderness a long season.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:18 - And Jael went out to meet Sisera, and said unto him, Turn in, my lord, turn in to me; fear not. And when he had turned in unto her into the tent, she covered H3680 him with a mantle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:19 - And he said unto her, Give me, I pray thee, a little water to drink; for I am thirsty. And she opened a bottle of milk, and gave him drink, and covered H3680 him.

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