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Lexicon :: Strong's H3785 - kešep̄

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כֶּשֶׁף
Transliteration
kešep̄
Pronunciation
keh'-shef
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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:
† [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

Isaiah

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

Micah

5:11; 5:11

Nahum

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

H3785

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 - When [fn]Joram saw Jehu, he said, “Is your intention peace, Jehu?” And he [fn]answered, “What ‘peace,’ so long as your mother Jezebel’s acts of prostitution and witchcraft H3785 are so many?”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:9 - “But these two things will come on you suddenly in one day:
Loss of children and widowhood.
They will come on you in full measure
In spite of your many sorceries H3785,
In spite of the great power of your spells.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:12 - “Persist now in your spells
And in your many sorceries H3785
With which you have labored from your youth;
Perhaps you will be able to benefit,
Perhaps you may cause trembling.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:12 - “I will eliminate sorceries H3785 from your hand,
And you will have no fortune-tellers.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:4 - All because of the many sexual acts of the prostitute,
The charming one, the mistress of sorceries H3785,
Who sells nations by her sexual acts,
And families by her sorceries H3785.

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