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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 water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains under all the heavens were covered H3680.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - The water prevailed [fn]fifteen cubits higher, and the mountains were covered H3680.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:23 - But Shem and Japheth took the garment and laid it upon both their shoulders and walked backward and covered H3680 the nakedness of their father; and their faces were turned backward, so that they did not see their father’s nakedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:17 - Now Yahweh said, “Shall I conceal H3680 from Abraham what I am about to do,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:65 - Then she said to the servant, “Who is that man walking in the field to meet us?” And the servant said, “He is my master.” Then she took her [fn]veil and covered H3680 herself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:26 - And Judah said to his brothers, “What gain is it that we kill our brother and cover H3680 up H3680 his blood?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:14 - So she removed her widow’s garments from herself and covered H3680 herself with a [fn]veil and wrapped herself. And she sat at the entrance of [fn]Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah had grown up, and she had not been given to him as a wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:15 - Then Judah saw her, and he thought she was a harlot, for she had covered H3680 her face.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:6 - So Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt, and the [fn]frogs came up and covered H3680 the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:5 - ‘And they shall cover H3680 the [fn]surface of the land, so that no one will be able to see the land. They will also eat the rest of what has escaped—what remains for you from the hail—and they will eat every tree which sprouts for you out of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:15 - For they covered H3680 the surface of the whole land, so that the land was darkened; and they ate every plant of the land and all the fruit of the trees that the hail had left. Thus nothing green was left on tree or plant 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, [fn]even Pharaoh’s entire army that had gone into the sea after them; not even one of them remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:5 -

“The deeps cover H3680 them;

They went down into the depths like a stone.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:10 -

“You blew with Your wind, the sea covered H3680 them;

They sank like lead in the [fn]mighty waters.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:13 -

So it happened at evening that the quails came up and covered H3680 the camp, and in the morning there was a layer of dew around the camp.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:33 -

“And if a man opens a pit, or if a man digs a pit and does not cover H3680 it over, and an ox or a donkey falls into it,

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:15 - Then Moses went up to the mountain, and the cloud covered H3680 the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:16 - And the glory of Yahweh dwelt on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered H3680 it for six days; and on the seventh day He called to Moses from the midst of the cloud.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:13 - “The cubit on one side and the cubit on the other, of what is left over in the length of the curtains of the tent, shall lap over the sides of the tabernacle on one side and on the other to cover H3680 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:42 - “You shall make for them linen undergarments to cover H3680 their bare flesh; they shall [fn]reach from the loins even to the thighs.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:13 - “You shall take all the fat that covers H3680 the entrails and the [fn]lobe of the liver and the two kidneys and the fat that is on them, and you shall offer them up in smoke on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:22 -

“You shall also take the fat from the ram and the fat tail and the fat that covers H3680 the entrails and the [fn]lobe of the liver and the two kidneys and the fat that is on them and the right thigh (for it is a ram of [fn]ordination),

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:34 -

Then the cloud covered H3680 the tent of meeting, and the glory of Yahweh filled the tabernacle.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:3 - ‘From the sacrifice of the peace offerings he shall bring an offering by fire near to Yahweh, the fat that covers H3680 the entrails and all the fat that is on the entrails,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:9 - ‘And from the sacrifice of peace offerings he shall bring near as an offering by fire to Yahweh its fat, [fn]the entire fat tail which he shall remove close to the backbone, and the fat that covers H3680 the entrails and all the fat that is on the entrails,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:14 - ‘And from it he shall bring near his offering as an offering by fire to Yahweh the fat that covers H3680 the entrails and all the fat that is on the entrails,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:8 - ‘Then he shall raise up from it all the fat of the bull of the sin offering: the fat that covers H3680 the entrails and all the fat which is on the entrails,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:3 - ‘Then he shall bring near from it all its fat: the fat tail and the fat that covers H3680 the entrails,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:12 - “But if the leprosy breaks out farther on the skin, and the leprosy covers H3680 all the skin of him who has the infection from his head even to his feet, [fn]as far as the priest can see,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:13 - then the priest shall look, and behold, if the leprosy has covered H3680 all his [fn]body, he shall pronounce clean him who has the infection; it has all turned white, and he is clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:13 - “And he shall put the incense on the fire before Yahweh, that the cloud of incense may cover H3680 the mercy seat that is on the ark of the testimony, so that he will not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:13 - “So any man from the sons of Israel, or from the sojourners who sojourn among them, who in hunting catches a beast or a bird which may be eaten, shall pour out its blood and cover H3680 it with earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:5 -

“And when the camp sets out, Aaron and his sons shall go in and they shall take down the veil of the screen and cover H3680 the ark of the testimony with it;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:8 - “And they shall spread over them a cloth of scarlet material and cover H3680 the same with a covering of porpoise skin, and they shall insert its poles.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:9 - “Then they shall take a [fn]blue cloth and cover H3680 the lampstand for the light, along with its lamps and its tongs, and its [fn]trays and all its oil vessels, by which they minister in connection to it;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:11 - “And over the golden altar they shall spread a [fn]blue cloth and cover H3680 it with a covering of porpoise skin and shall insert its poles;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:12 - and they shall take all the utensils of ministry, with which they minister in the sanctuary, and put them in a [fn]blue cloth and cover H3680 them with a covering of porpoise skin and put them on the carrying bars.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:15 - “When Aaron and his sons have finished covering H3680 the holy objects and all the furnishings of the sanctuary, when the camp is to set out, after that the sons of Kohath shall come to carry them, so that they will not touch the holy objects and die. These are the [fn]things in the tent of meeting which the sons of Kohath are to carry.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:15 -

Now on the day that the tabernacle was erected the cloud covered H3680 the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony, and in the evening it was like the appearance of fire over the tabernacle until morning.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:16 - So it was continuously; the cloud would cover H3680 it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:33 - So they and all that belonged to them went down to Sheol alive; and the earth closed H3680 over them, and they perished from the midst of the assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:42 - It came about, however, when the congregation had assembled against Moses and Aaron, that they turned toward the tent of meeting, and behold, the cloud covered H3680 it and the glory of Yahweh appeared.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:5 - So he sent messengers to Balaam the son of Beor, at Pethor, which is near the [fn]River, in the land of the sons of his people, to call him, saying, “Behold, a people came out of Egypt; behold, they cover H3680 the surface of the land, and they are settled opposite me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:11 - ‘Behold, there is a people who came out of Egypt, and they cover H3680 the surface of the land; now come, curse them for me; perhaps I may be able to fight against them and drive them out.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:8 - you shall not be willing to accept him or listen to him; and your eye shall not pity him; and you shall not spare him or conceal H3680 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:12 -

“You shall make yourself tassels on the four corners of your garment with which you cover H3680 yourself.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:13 - and you shall have a [fn]spade among your tools, and it shall be when you sit down outside, you shall dig with it and shall turn [fn]to cover H3680 up H3680 your excrement.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:7 - ‘Then they cried out to Yahweh; He put darkness between you and the Egyptians and brought the sea upon them and covered H3680 them; and your own eyes saw what I did in Egypt. And you lived in the wilderness for many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:18 - And Jael went out to meet Sisera and said to him, “Turn aside, my master, turn aside to me! Do not be afraid.” And he turned aside to her into the tent, and she covered H3680 him with a [fn]rug.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:19 - Then he said to her, “Please give me a little water to drink, for I am thirsty.” So she opened a [fn]bottle of milk and gave him a drink; then she covered H3680 him.

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