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Lexicon :: Strong's H6438 - pinnâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1783a

Strong’s Definitions

פִּנָּה pinnâh, pin-naw'; feminine of H6434; an angle; by implication, a pinnacle; figuratively, a chieftain:—bulwark, chief, corner, stay, tower.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's H6438 in the following manner: corner (22x), chief (2x), towers (2x), bulwarks (1x), stay (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's H6438 in the following manner: corner (22x), chief (2x), towers (2x), bulwarks (1x), stay (1x).
  1. corner

    1. corner (of square objects)

    2. corner (of ruler or chief - fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פִּנָּה pinnâh, pin-naw'; feminine of H6434; an angle; by implication, a pinnacle; figuratively, a chieftain:—bulwark, chief, corner, stay, tower.
STRONGS H6438: Abbreviations
פִּנָּה 28 noun feminine corner; — absolute פ׳ 2 Kings 14:13 +, construct פִּנַּת Jeremiah 31:40 +; suffix פִּנָּתָהּ Job 38:9, פִּנָּהּ [H6434 Proverbs 7:8] (Ges§ 91 e); plural פִּנּוֹת absolute Zephaniah 1:16; 2 Chronicles 26:15, פִּנִּים [H6434 Zechariah 14:10]; construct פִּנּוֹת 1 Kings 7:34 +, etc.; —
a. corner, of square objects 1 Kings 7:34 + 1 Kings 7:30 (read פִּנּוֹתָיו for פַּעֲמֹתָיו, compare Kit), Exodus 27:2; Exodus 38:2; Ezekiel 43:20; of house Job 1:19, roof Proverbs 7:12; Proverbs 21:9 = Proverbs 25:24; אֶבֶן לְפ׳ Jeremiah 51:26 i.e. a corner-stone; אֶבֶן פ׳ of earth Job 38:9; compare (figurative) Psalm 118:22, and (אבן omitted) Isaiah 28:16; פ׳ = street-corner 2 Chronicles 28:24.
b. specifically of wall of Jerusalem, Nehemiah 3:24 (in southeast), Nehemiah 3:31; Nehemiah 3:32 (northeast); שַׁעַד הַמּ׳ 2 Kings 14:13 + || 2 Chronicles 25:23 Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Targum and most (for MT הַפּוֹנֶה שׁ׳), + (see שַׁעַר); apparently with battlements 2 Chronicles 26:15; of cities in general הַנְּבֹהוֺת הַפּ׳ Zephaniah 1:16; of the nations Zephaniah 3:6.
2. figurative of chief, ruler as corner (support or defence), Judges 20:2; 1 Samuel 14:38; Isaiah 19:13 (read perhaps plural); Zechariah 10:4 (+ יָתֵד which see).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


27:2; 38:2



1 Samuel


1 Kings

7:30; 7:34; 7:34

2 Kings

14:13; 14:13

2 Chronicles

25:23; 26:15; 26:15; 28:24


3:24; 3:31; 3:32


1:19; 38:9; 38:9




7:12; 21:9; 25:24


19:13; 28:16


31:40; 51:26




1:16; 1:16; 3:6




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6438 matches the Hebrew פִּנָּה (pinnâ),
which occurs 29 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:2 - “You shall make its horns on its four corners H6438; its horns shall be of one piece with it, and you shall overlay it with [fn]bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:2 - And he made its horns on its four corners H6438, its horns [fn]being of one piece with it, and he overlaid it with [fn]bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:2 - And the [fn]leaders H6438 of all the people, all the tribes of Israel, took their stand in the assembly of the people of God, four hundred thousand foot [fn]soldiers who drew the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:38 - Then Saul said, “[fn]Come here, all you [fn]leaders H6438 of the people, and investigate and see how this sin has happened today.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:34 - Now there were four supports at the four corners H6438 of each stand; its supports were part of the stand itself.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:13 - Then Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, and came to Jerusalem and tore down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim to the Corner H6438 Gate, [fn]four hundred cubits.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:9 - Moreover, Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner H6438 Gate, the Valley Gate, and at the corner buttress, and he fortified them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:15 - In Jerusalem he made machines of war invented by skillful workmen to be on the towers and the corners H6438, for the purpose of shooting arrows and great stones. So his [fn]fame spread far, for he was marvelously helped until he was strong.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:24 - Moreover, when Ahaz gathered together the utensils of the house of God, he cut the utensils of the house of God in pieces; and he closed the doors of the house of the LORD, and made altars for himself in every corner H6438 of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:24 - After him Binnui the son of Henadad repaired another section, from the house of Azariah as far as the Angle and as far as the corner H6438.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:31 - After him Malchijah, [fn]one of the goldsmiths, carried out repairs as far as the house of the temple servants and of the merchants, in front of the [fn]Inspection Gate and as far as the upper room of the corner H6438.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:32 - And between the upper room of the corner H6438 and the Sheep Gate the goldsmiths and the merchants carried out repairs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 1:19 - and behold, a great wind came from across the wilderness and struck the four corners H6438 of the house, and it fell on the young people and they died, and I alone have escaped to tell you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:6 - “On what were its bases sunk?
Or who laid its cornerstone H6438,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:22 - A stone which the builders rejected
Has become the [fn]chief cornerstone H6438.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:8 - Passing through the street near her corner H6438;
And he walks along the way to her house,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:12 - She is now in the streets, now in the public squares,
And lurks by every corner H6438.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:9 - It is better to live on a corner H6438 of a roof
Than [fn]in a house shared with a contentious woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:24 - It is better to live on a corner H6438 of the roof,
Than [fn]in a house shared with a contentious woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:13 - The officials of [fn]Zoan have turned out to be fools,
The officials of Memphis are deluded;
Those who are the cornerstone H6438 of her tribes
Have [fn]led Egypt astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:16 - Therefore this is what the Lord [fn]GOD says:
“Behold, I am laying a stone in Zion, a tested stone,
A precious cornerstone H6438 for the foundation, [fn]firmly placed.
The one who believes in it will not be [fn]disturbed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:38 - “Behold, days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when the city will be rebuilt for the LORD from the Tower of Hananel to the Corner H6438 Gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:40 - “And the entire valley of the dead bodies and of the ashes, and all the fields as far as the brook Kidron to the corner H6438 of the Horse Gate toward the east, shall be holy to the LORD; it will not be uprooted or overthrown ever again.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:26 - “They will not take from you even a stone for a corner H6438
Nor a stone for foundations,
But you will be desolate forever,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:20 - ‘And you shall take some of its blood and put it on its four horns and on the four corners H6438 of the ledge, and on the border all around; so you shall cleanse it and make atonement for it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:19 - “And the priest shall take some of the blood from the sin offering and put it on the door posts of the house, on the four corners H6438 of the ledge of the altar, and on the posts of the gate of the inner courtyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:16 - A day of trumpet and battle cry
Against the fortified cities
And the high corner H6438 towers H6438.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:6 - “I have eliminated nations;
Their corner H6438 towers H6438 are deserted.
I have laid waste their streets,
With no one passing by;
Their cities have been laid waste,
Without a person, without an inhabitant.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:4 - “From [fn]them will come the cornerstone H6438,
From [fn]them the tent peg,
From [fn]them the bow of battle,
From [fn]them every tyrant, all of them together.
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