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Lexicon :: Strong's H3794 - kitîm

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כִּתִּים
Transliteration
kitîm
Pronunciation
kit-tee'
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Patrial from an unused name denoting Cyprus (only in the pl.)
Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: כתים (Gesenius) כתיי (Strongs) כתי (Strongs) כתיים (Gesenius)

Strong’s Definitions

כִּתִּי Kittîy, kit-tee'; or כִּתִּיִּי Kittîyîy; patrial from an unused name denoting Cyprus (only in the plural); a Kittite or Cypriote; hence, an islander in general, i.e. the Greeks or Romans on the shores opposite Palestine:—Chittim, Kittim.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H3794 in the following manner: Chittim (6x), Kittim (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H3794 in the following manner: Chittim (6x), Kittim (2x).
  1. Chittim or Kittim = "bruisers"

    1. a general term for all islanders of the Mediterranean Sea

    2. the descendants of Javan, the son of Japheth and grandson of Noah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כִּתִּי Kittîy, kit-tee'; or כִּתִּיִּי Kittîyîy; patrial from an unused name denoting Cyprus (only in the plural); a Kittite or Cypriote; hence, an islander in general, i.e. the Greeks or Romans on the shores opposite Palestine:—Chittim, Kittim.
STRONGS H3794:
† [כִּתִּי] adjective, of a people always plural כִּתִּים כִּתִּיִּים; usually as name, of a people = Cypriotes (compare Phoenician proper name, of a location כת כתי, Citium; on a connection with Kheta, Ḫ-tā, Ḫattê, חִתִּי, see WMMAsien u. Europa,345; — on Citium see CesnolaGyprus 46 ff); — אֶרֶץ כִּתִּים Isaiah 23:1, כִּתִּיי֯ם Isaiah 23:12; כִּתִּים (as son of Yawan) Genesis 10:4 = 1 Chronicles 1:7; וְצִים מִיַּד כ׳ Numbers 24:24 ships from the side (direction) of Kittim; more generally, of coast-lands of Mediterranean, אִיֵּי כִּתִּיִּים Jeremiah 2:10, אִיֵּי כִּתִּיִּם Ezekiel 27:6; even of Macedonian Greece, צִיִּים כִּתִּים Daniel 11:30 (only here as adjective, compare Bev) i.e. Grecian ships.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

10:4

Numbers

24:24

1 Chronicles

1:7

Isaiah

23:1; 23:12

Jeremiah

2:10

Ezekiel

27:6

Daniel

11:30

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3794 matches the Hebrew כִּתִּים (kitîm),
which occurs 10 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:4 - The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim H3794, and [fn]Dodanim.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:24 - “But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim H3794,
And they shall oppress Asshur and oppress Eber;
So they also will come to destruction.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:7 - The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim H3794, and [fn]Rodanim.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:1 - The pronouncement concerning Tyre:
Wail, you ships of Tarshish,
For Tyre is destroyed, without house or [fn]harbor;
It is reported to them from the land of [fn]Cyprus H3794.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:12 - He has said, “You shall not be jubilant anymore, you crushed virgin daughter of Sidon.
Arise, pass over to [fn]Cyprus H3794; even there you will find no rest.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:10 - “For cross to the coastlands of [fn]Kittim H3794 and see,
And send to Kedar and observe closely,
And see if there has been anything like this!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:6 - “Of oaks from Bashan they have made your rudders;
With ivory they have [fn]inlaid your deck of boxwood from the coastlands of Cyprus H3794.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:30 - “For ships of [fn]Kittim H3794 will come against him; therefore he will withdraw in fear and will return and curse the holy covenant and take action; so he will come back and pay attention to those who abandon the holy covenant.

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