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Lexicon :: Strong's H3785 - kešep̄

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1051a

Strong’s Definitions

כֶּשֶׁף kesheph, keh'-shef; from H3784; magic:—sorcery, witchcraft.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H3785 in the following manner: witchcraft (4x), sorcery (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H3785 in the following manner: witchcraft (4x), sorcery (2x).
  1. sorcery, witchcraft

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כֶּשֶׁף kesheph, keh'-shef; from H3784; magic:—sorcery, witchcraft.
STRONGS H3785: Abbreviations
† [כֶּ֫שֶׁף] noun masculine 2 Kings 9:22 sorcery, only plural (Assyrian kišpu, id.); — כְּשָׁפִים Micah 5:11; Nahum 3:4; suffix כְּשָׁפַיִךְ Isaiah 47:9,12; כְּשָׁפֶיהָ Nahum 3:4; 2 Kings 9:22; — sorceries:
1. literal מִיָּדֶיךָ וְהִכְרַתִּי כ׳ Micah 5:11, said of Israel; רֹב כ׳ Isaiah 47:9, 12 || חֲבָרַיִךְ, said of Babylon.
2. figurative of seductive and corrupting influences: of Jezebel 2 Kings 9:22 || זְנוּנִים; of Nineveh personified as harlot Nahum 3:4 (|| id.), called בַּעֲלַת כ׳ Nahum 3:4 (following זְנוּנֵי מֵרֹב זוֹנָה).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Kings

9:22; 9:22; 9:22


47:9; 47:9; 47:12; 47:12


5:11; 5:11


3:4; 3:4; 3:4; 3:4


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3785 matches the Hebrew כֶּשֶׁף (kešep̄),
which occurs 6 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:22 - And it came to pass, when Joram saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, Jehu? And he answered, What peace, so long as the whoredoms of thy mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts H3785 are so many?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:9 - But these two things shall come to thee in a moment in one day, the loss of children, and widowhood: they shall come upon thee in their perfection for the multitude of thy sorceries, H3785 and for the great abundance of thine enchantments.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:12 - Stand now with thine enchantments, and with the multitude of thy sorceries, H3785 wherein thou hast laboured from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to profit, if so be thou mayest prevail.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:12 - And I will cut off witchcrafts H3785 out of thine hand; and thou shalt have no more soothsayers:
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:4 - Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the wellfavoured harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts, H3785 that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts. H3785
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