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Lexicon :: Strong's H3685 - kᵊsîl

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כְּסִיל
Transliteration
kᵊsîl
Pronunciation
kes-eel'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1011e

Strong’s Definitions

כְּסִיל Kᵉçîyl, kes-eel'; the same as H3684; any notable constellation; specifically Orion (as if a burly one):—constellation, Orion.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H3685 in the following manner: Orion (3x), constellation (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H3685 in the following manner: Orion (3x), constellation (1x).
  1. constellation, Orion

    1. Orion, the constellation

    2. constellation (general)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כְּסִיל Kᵉçîyl, kes-eel'; the same as H3684; any notable constellation; specifically Orion (as if a burly one):—constellation, Orion.
STRONGS H3685:
† II. כְּסִיל noun masculine Orion (relation to above √ obscure); — Amos 5:8; Job 9:9; also תְּפַתֵּחַ משְׁכוֺת כ׳ Job 38:31 the cords of Orion wilt (canst) thou let out ? (apparently some mythological allusion, see Di Che, to giant bound in skies; compare Homer 'Ωρίωνα δοκεύει, and σθέηος Ὠρίωνος); both times associated with the Pleiades; suffix כְּסִילֵיהֶם their Orions Isaiah 13:10, Orion and other constellations of the same brilliancy.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Job

9:9; 38:31

Isaiah

13:10

Amos

5:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3685 matches the Hebrew כְּסִיל (kᵊsîl),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:9 - Which maketh Arcturus, Orion, H3685 and Pleiades, and the chambers of the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:31 - Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? H3685
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:10 - For the stars of heaven and the constellations H3685 thereof shall not give their light: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:8 - Seek him that maketh the seven stars and Orion, H3685 and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night: that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name:

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