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Lexicon :: Strong's H3680 - kāsâ

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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 - They rose greatly on the earth, and all the high mountains under the entire heavens were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - The waters rose and covered the mountains to a depth of more than fifteen cubits.[fn][fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:23 - But Shem and Japheth took a garment and laid it across their shoulders; then they walked in backward and covered their father’s naked body. Their faces were turned the other way so that they would not see their father naked.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:17 - Then the LORD said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:65 - and asked the servant, “Who is that man in the field coming to meet us?” “He is my master,” the servant answered. So she took her veil and covered herself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:26 - Judah said to his brothers, “What will we gain if we kill our brother and cover up his blood?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:14 - she took off her widow’s clothes, covered herself with a veil to disguise herself, and then sat down at the entrance to Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah. For she saw that, though Shelah had now grown up, she had not been given to him as his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:15 - When Judah saw her, he thought she was a prostitute, for she had covered her face.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:6 - So Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt, and the frogs came up and covered the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:5 - They will cover the face of the ground so that it cannot be seen. They will devour what little you have left after the hail, including every tree that is growing in your fields.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:15 - They covered all the ground until it was black. They devoured all that was left after the hail—everything growing in the fields and the fruit on the trees. Nothing green remained on tree or plant in all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:28 - The water flowed back and covered the chariots and horsemen—the entire army of Pharaoh that had followed the Israelites into the sea. Not one of them survived.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:5 - The deep waters have covered them; they sank to the depths like a stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:10 - But you blew with your breath, and the sea covered them. They sank like lead in the mighty waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:13 - That evening quail came and covered the camp, and in the morning there was a layer of dew around the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:33 - “If anyone uncovers a pit or digs one and fails to cover it and an ox or a donkey falls into it,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:15 - When Moses went up on the mountain, the cloud covered it,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:16 - and the glory of the LORD settled on Mount Sinai. For six days the cloud covered the mountain, and on the seventh day the LORD called to Moses from within the cloud.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:13 - The tent curtains will be a cubit[fn] longer on both sides; what is left will hang over the sides of the tabernacle so as to cover it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:42 - “Make linen undergarments as a covering for the body, reaching from the waist to the thigh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:13 - Then take all the fat on the internal organs, the long lobe of the liver, and both kidneys with the fat on them, and burn them on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:22 - “Take from this ram the fat, the fat tail, the fat on the internal organs, the long lobe of the liver, both kidneys with the fat on them, and the right thigh. (This is the ram for the ordination.)
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:34 - Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:3 - From the fellowship offering you are to bring a food offering to the LORD: the internal organs and all the fat that is connected to them,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:9 - From the fellowship offering you are to bring a food offering to the LORD: its fat, the entire fat tail cut off close to the backbone, the internal organs and all the fat that is connected to them,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:14 - From what you offer you are to present this food offering to the LORD: the internal organs and all the fat that is connected to them,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:8 - He shall remove all the fat from the bull of the sin offering—all the fat that is connected to the internal organs,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:3 - All its fat shall be offered: the fat tail and the fat that covers the internal organs,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:12 - “If the disease breaks out all over their skin and, so far as the priest can see, it covers all the skin of the affected person from head to foot,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:13 - the priest is to examine them, and if the disease has covered their whole body, he shall pronounce them clean. Since it has all turned white, they are clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:13 - He is to put the incense on the fire before the LORD, and the smoke of the incense will conceal the atonement cover above the tablets of the covenant law, so that he will not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:13 - “ ‘Any Israelite or any foreigner residing among you who hunts any animal or bird that may be eaten must drain out the blood and cover it with earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:5 - When the camp is to move, Aaron and his sons are to go in and take down the shielding curtain and put it over the ark of the covenant law.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:8 - They are to spread a scarlet cloth over them, cover that with the durable leather and put the poles in place.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:9 - “They are to take a blue cloth and cover the lampstand that is for light, together with its lamps, its wick trimmers and trays, and all its jars for the olive oil used to supply it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:11 - “Over the gold altar they are to spread a blue cloth and cover that with the durable leather and put the poles in place.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:12 - “They are to take all the articles used for ministering in the sanctuary, wrap them in a blue cloth, cover that with the durable leather and put them on a carrying frame.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:15 - “After Aaron and his sons have finished covering the holy furnishings and all the holy articles, and when the camp is ready to move, only then are the Kohathites to come and do the carrying. But they must not touch the holy things or they will die. The Kohathites are to carry those things that are in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:15 - On the day the tabernacle, the tent of the covenant law, was set up, the cloud covered it. From evening till morning the cloud above the tabernacle looked like fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:16 - That is how it continued to be; the cloud covered it, and at night it looked like fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:33 - They went down alive into the realm of the dead, with everything they owned; the earth closed over them, and they perished and were gone from the community.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:42 - But when the assembly gathered in opposition to Moses and Aaron and turned toward the tent of meeting, suddenly the cloud covered it and the glory of the LORD appeared.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:5 - sent messengers to summon Balaam son of Beor, who was at Pethor, near the Euphrates River, in his native land. Balak said: “A people has come out of Egypt; they cover the face of the land and have settled next to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:11 - ‘A people that has come out of Egypt covers the face of the land. Now come and put a curse on them for me. Perhaps then I will be able to fight them and drive them away.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:8 - do not yield to them or listen to them. Show them no pity. Do not spare them or shield them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:12 - Make tassels on the four corners of the cloak you wear.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:13 - As part of your equipment have something to dig with, and when you relieve yourself, dig a hole and cover up your excrement.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:7 - But they cried to the LORD for help, and he put darkness between you and the Egyptians; he brought the sea over them and covered them. You saw with your own eyes what I did to the Egyptians. Then you lived in the wilderness for a long time.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:18 - Jael went out to meet Sisera and said to him, “Come, my lord, come right in. Don’t be afraid.” So he entered her tent, and she covered him with a blanket.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:19 - “I’m thirsty,” he said. “Please give me some water.” She opened a skin of milk, gave him a drink, and covered him up.

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