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Lexicon :: Strong's H6901 - qāḇal

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1980

Strong’s Definitions

קָבַל qâbal, kaw-bal'; a primitive root; to admit, i.e. take (literally or figuratively):—choose, (take) hold, receive, (under-) take.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H6901 in the following manner: receive (6x), took (3x), choose (1x), held (1x), take hold (1x), undertook (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H6901 in the following manner: receive (6x), took (3x), choose (1x), held (1x), take hold (1x), undertook (1x).
  1. to take, receive, be before

    1. (Piel)

      1. to take, choose, receive

      2. to accept

      3. to accept, assume

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to show oppositeness

      2. to correspond, receive one to the other

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָבַל qâbal, kaw-bal'; a primitive root; to admit, i.e. take (literally or figuratively):—choose, (take) hold, receive, (under-) take.
STRONGS H6901: Abbreviations
† [קָבַל] verb
Pi. receive, take (late) (Aramaic loan-word (and in Aramaic denominative) Gerber32, compare Aramaic (לִ)קְבֵיל in front, bdb086701 opposite, Biblical Aramaic לָקֳבֵל before, Old Aramaic, Palmyrene לקבל over against, Nabataean id., in view of; also Sabean לקבל in view of CISiv, No. 79, 11. 2. 4. 5. 8, Assyrian ḳablu, encounter; verbs are: Sabean קבל accept, DHMZMG xxix (1875), 615; xxx (1876), 672; Arabic bdb086702 be in front, opposite, bdb086703 accept, admit; Ethiopic bdb086704, especially III. 2, go to meet, accept; Late Hebrew קָבַל accuse, Pi. = Biblical Hebrew; Aramaic קַבֵּל, bdb086705 receive); — Perfect 3rd person masculine singular קִבֵּל Esther 4:4 + (Esther 9:27 Qr קִבְּלוּ); 3rd person plural קִבּלוּ Ezra 8:30; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix וַיְקַבְּלֵם 1 Chronicles 12:19 [1 Chronicles 12:18] (18 van d. H.); 3rd person masculine plural וַיְקַבְּלוּ 2 Chronicles 29:16, 2 Chronicles 29:22; 1st person plural נְקַבֵל Job 2:10 (twice in verse); Imperative masculine singular קַבֵּל Proverbs 19:20, קַבֶּלֿ 1 Chronicles 21:11; —
1. take, with accusative of thing 2 Chronicles 29:22; Ezra 8:30; accusative omitted 2 Chronicles 29:16, + ל reflexive = choose 1 Chronicles 21:11; receive, with accusative of person 1 Chronicles 12:19 [1 Chronicles 12:18] (van d. H. 1 Chronicles 12:18).
2. accept, with accusative of thing Job 2:10 (twice in verse); מוּסָר ק׳ Proverbs 19:20; accusative omitted Esther 4:4.
3. accept, assume, and obligation, followed by clause, Esther 9:23, followed by infinitive Esther 9:27 (+ עַל reflexive).
Hiph. Participle feminine plural מַקְבִּילֹת shew oppositeness, i.e. correspond, one to (אֶל) another Exodus 26:5; Exodus 36:12 (both P).

See related Aramaic BDB entry H6902.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


26:5; 36:12

1 Chronicles

12:18; 12:18; 12:18; 21:11; 21:11

2 Chronicles

29:16; 29:16; 29:22; 29:22


8:30; 8:30


4:4; 4:4; 9:23; 9:27; 9:27


2:10; 2:10


19:20; 19:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6901 matches the Hebrew קָבַל (qāḇal),
which occurs 14 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:5 - Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou make in the edge of the curtain that is in the coupling of the second; that the loops may take hold H6901 one of another.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:12 - Fifty loops made he in one curtain, and fifty loops made he in the edge of the curtain which was in the coupling of the second: the loops held H6901 one curtain to another.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:18 - Then the spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse: peace, peace be unto thee, and peace be to thine helpers; for thy God helpeth thee. Then David received H6901 them, and made them captains of the band.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:11 - So Gad came to David, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Choose H6901 thee
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:16 - And the priests went into the inner part of the house of the LORD, to cleanse it, and brought out all the uncleanness that they found in the temple of the LORD into the court of the house of the LORD. And the Levites took H6901 it, to carry it out abroad into the brook Kidron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:22 - So they killed the bullocks, and the priests received H6901 the blood, and sprinkled it on the altar: likewise, when they had killed the rams, they sprinkled the blood upon the altar: they killed also the lambs, and they sprinkled the blood upon the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:30 - So took H6901 the priests and the Levites the weight of the silver, and the gold, and the vessels, to bring them to Jerusalem unto the house of our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:4 - So Esther's maids and her chamberlains came and told it her. Then was the queen exceedingly grieved; and she sent raiment to clothe Mordecai, and to take away his sackcloth from him: but he received H6901 it not.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:23 - And the Jews undertook H6901 to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written unto them;
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:27 - The Jews ordained, and took H6901 upon them, and upon their seed, and upon all such as joined themselves unto them, so as it should not fail, that they would keep these two days according to their writing, and according to their appointed time every year;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:10 - But he said unto her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. What? shall we receive H6901 good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive H6901 evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:20 - Hear counsel, and receive H6901 instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
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