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Lexicon :: Strong's H6893 - qā'aṯ

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קָאַת
Transliteration
qā'aṯ
Pronunciation
kaw-ath'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1976

Strong’s Definitions

קָאַת qâʼath, kaw-ath'; from H6958; probably the pelican (from vomiting):—cormorant.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H6893 in the following manner: pelican (3x), cormorant (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H6893 in the following manner: pelican (3x), cormorant (2x).
  1. a ceremonially unclean bird

    1. perhaps pelican or cormorant

    2. perhaps an extinct bird, exact meaning unknown

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָאַת qâʼath, kaw-ath'; from H6958; probably the pelican (from vomiting):—cormorant.
STRONGS H6893:
קָאַת, קָאָת noun [feminine] a bird, usually pelican (compare Greek Version of the LXX Leviticus, Deuteronomy, Psalms, Vulgate Psalms (derived by Thes from [קוא], קיא (see Köii. 1, 173, and, on ת, Ges§ 80 g), as throwing up food from its crop for its young); but sea-fowl improbable in Psalms, Isaiah; Late Hebrew קָאָת, Targum קָאתָא id.); — absolute הַקָּאָת Leviticus 11:18 = Deuteronomy 14:17, as unclean; קָאַת (van d. H. Gi; Baer קָאָת) Isaiah 34:11; Zephaniah 2:14, as inhabiting ruins; construct קְאַת מִדְכָּר Psalm 102:7, simile of loneliness.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Leviticus

11:18

Deuteronomy

14:17

Psalms

102:7

Isaiah

34:11

Zephaniah

2:14

H6893

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6893 matches the Hebrew קָאַת (qā'aṯ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:18 - the white owl, the [fn]pelican H6893, and the carrion vulture,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:17 - the pelican H6893, the carrion vulture, the cormorant,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:6 - I resemble a pelican H6893 of the wilderness;
I have become like an owl of the ruins.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:11 - But [fn]pelican H6893 and hedgehog will possess it,
And [fn]owl and raven will dwell in it;
And He will stretch over it the line of [fn]desolation
And the [fn]plumb line of emptiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:14 - Flocks will lie down in her midst,
[fn]All animals that range in herds;
Both the [fn]pelican H6893 and the hedgehog
Will spend their nights in [fn]the tops of her pillars;
[fn]Birds will sing in the window,
Devastation will be on the threshold;
For He has uncovered the cedar work.

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