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Lexicon :: Strong's H6918 - qāḏôš

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TWOT Reference: 1990b

Strong’s Definitions

קָדוֹשׁ qâdôwsh, kaw-doshe'; or קָדֹשׁ qâdôsh; from H6942; sacred (ceremonially or morally); (as noun) God (by eminence), an angel, a saint, a sanctuary:—holy (One), saint.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 116x

The KJV translates Strong's H6918 in the following manner: holy (65x), Holy One (39x), saint (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 116x
The KJV translates Strong's H6918 in the following manner: holy (65x), Holy One (39x), saint (12x).
  1. sacred, holy, Holy One, saint, set apart

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָדוֹשׁ qâdôwsh, kaw-doshe'; or קָדֹשׁ qâdôsh; from H6942; sacred (ceremonially or morally); (as noun) God (by eminence), an angel, a saint, a sanctuary:—holy (One), saint.
STRONGS H6918: Abbreviations
קָדוֺשׁ adjective sacred, holy; — absolute ק׳ Exodus 19:6 +; קָדשׁ Exodus 29:31 +; construct קְדוֺשׁ Isaiah 1:4 +; קְדשׁ Isaiah 49:7 + 2 times; suffix קְדשִׁי Habakkuk 1:12; קְדוֺשׁוֺ Isaiah 10:17; Isaiah 49:7 קְדוֺשְׁכֶם Isaiah 43:15; plural קְדוֺשִׁים Hosea 12:1 + 2 times, קְדשׁים Leviticus 11:44 + 16 times; suffix קְדשָׁיו Deuteronomy 33:3; Psalm 34:10, קְדשָׁו֯ Job 15:15; —
1. of God, as separate, apart, and so sacred, holy:
a. exalted on theophanic throne Isaiah 6:3 (3 times in verse), Psalm 22:4 heavenly throne Isaiah 57:15; in victory Isaiah 5:16; 1 Samuel 2:2; Psalm 99:3 (|| נוֺרָא), Psalm 99:5; Psalm 99:9; וְנוֺרָא ק׳ שְׁמוֺ Psalm 111:9.
b. separate from human infirmity, impurity, and sin: Joshua 24:19 (E), 1 Samuel 6:20; Habakkuk 1:12; קדושׁ אני כ׳ Leviticus 11:44, 45; Leviticus 19:2; Leviticus 20:26; Leviticus 21:8 (H); קדושׁ בְּקִרְבְּךָ Hosea 11:9; בישׂראל ק׳ Ezekiel 39:7.
c. קְדוֺשׁ יִשְׂרָאֵל = divine name (originating from trisagion, Isaiah 6:3) Isaiah 1:4; Isaiah 5:19, 24; Isaiah 10:20; Isaiah 12:6; Isaiah 17:7; Isaiah 29:19; Isaiah 30:11, 12, 15; Isaiah 31:1; Is :2; Isaiah 41:14, 16, 20; Isaiah 43:3, 14; Isaiah 45:11; Isaiah 47:4; Isaiah 48:17; Isaiah 49:7; Isaiah 54:5; Isaiah 55:5; Isaiah 60:9, 14 elsewhere only 2 Kings 19:22 = Isaiah 37:23; Jeremiah 50:29; Jeremiah 51:5; Psalm 71:22; Psalm 78:41; Psalm 89:19; יעקב ק׳ Isaiah 29:23, קְדוֺשׁוֺ Isaiah 10:17; Isaiah 49:7, קְדוֺשְׁכֶם Isaiah 43:15; קָדוֺשׁ Isaiah 40:25; Habakkuk 3:3; Job 6:10, plural intensive שׁים (ו) קד Hosea 12:1; Proverbs 9:10; Proverbs 30:3.
a. of place, sacred, holy, chambers of priests Ezekiel 42:13, camp of Israel Deuteronomy 23:15, + מָרוֺם of heaven Isaiah 57:15 (but of י׳ Du Ry, and [reading בְּק׳ as holy, ב essent.] Klo Che Marti); in following (often defective) pointing dubious, read probably קֹדֶשׁ 2: ם ק׳ (ו)מק of the court of tabernacle, Exodus 29:31; Leviticus 6:9; Leviticus 6:19; Leviticus 6:20; Leviticus 7:6; Leviticus 10:13; Leviticus 16:24; Leviticus 24:9 (P), of Jerusalem Ecclesiastes 8:10; מִשְׁכְּנֵי ק׳ עליון Psalm 46:5; הֵיכָלָ֑ךָ ק׳ Psalm 65:5.
b. persons: priests Leviticus 21:7, 8; Numbers 16:5, 7 (P), Aaron Psalm 106:16, Levites 2 Chronicles 35:3, prophet 2 Kings 4:9, Nazirite Numbers 6:5, 8 (P), Israel גּוֺי ק׳ Exodus 19:6 (E), עם ק׳ Deuteronomy 7:6; Deuteronomy 14:2, 21; Deuteronomy 26:19; Deuteronomy 28:9; כָּלהָֿעֵדָה Numbers 16:3 (P); remnant in Jerusalem Isaiah 4:3; קדשׁים sacred Leviticus 11:44, 45; Leviticus 19:2; Leviticus 20:7, 26; Leviticus 21:6; Numbers 15:40; קדשׁים sacred ones, saints Deuteronomy 33:3 (song), Psalm 16:3; Psalm 34:10; Daniel 8:24.
c. angels, Psalm 89:6; Psalm 89:8; Job 5:1; Job 15:15; Zechariah 14:5; Daniel 8:13 (twice in verse).
d. מים קדשׁים Numbers 5:17 holy water.
e. time (לי׳) הַיּוֺם ק׳ Nehemiah 8:9, 10, 11; קְדוֺשׁ י׳ Isaiah 58:13, of Sabbath. — (compare Biblical Aramaic קַדִּישׁ).

Biblical Aramaic

קדשׁ (√ of following; Targum Syriac; see Biblical Hebrew id., קָדוֺשׁ above).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


19:6; 19:6; 29:31; 29:31


6:9; 6:19; 6:20; 7:6; 10:13; 11:44; 11:44; 11:44; 11:45; 11:45; 16:24; 19:2; 19:2; 20:7; 20:26; 20:26; 21:6; 21:7; 21:8; 21:8; 24:9


5:17; 6:5; 6:8; 15:40; 16:3; 16:5; 16:7


7:6; 14:2; 14:21; 23:15; 26:19; 28:9; 33:3; 33:3



1 Samuel

2:2; 6:20

2 Kings

4:9; 19:22

2 Chronicles



8:9; 8:10; 8:11


5:1; 6:10; 15:15; 15:15


16:3; 22:4; 34:10; 34:10; 46:5; 65:5; 71:22; 78:41; 89:6; 89:8; 89:19; 99:3; 99:5; 99:9; 106:16; 111:9


9:10; 30:3




1:4; 1:4; 4:3; 5:16; 5:19; 5:24; 6:3; 6:3; 10:17; 10:17; 10:20; 12:6; 17:7; 29:19; 29:23; 30:11; 30:12; 30:15; 31:1; 37:23; 40:25; 41:14; 41:16; 41:20; 43:3; 43:14; 43:15; 43:15; 45:11; 47:4; 48:17; 49:7; 49:7; 49:7; 49:7; 54:5; 55:5; 57:15; 57:15; 58:13; 60:9; 60:14


50:29; 51:5


39:7; 42:13


8:13; 8:24


11:9; 12:1; 12:1


1:12; 1:12; 3:3



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6918 matches the Hebrew קָדוֹשׁ (qāḏôš),
which occurs 119 times in 108 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Exo 19:6–Psa 65:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:6 - and you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy H6918 nation.’ These are the words that you shall speak to the sons of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:31 -

“You shall take the ram of [fn]ordination and boil its flesh in a holy H6918 place.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:16 - ‘What is left of it Aaron and his sons shall eat. It shall be eaten as unleavened cakes in a holy H6918 place; they shall eat it in the court of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:26 - ‘The priest who offers it for sin shall eat it. It shall be eaten in a holy H6918 place, in the court of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:27 - ‘Anyone who touches its flesh will be set apart as holy; and when any of its blood sprinkles on a garment, in a holy H6918 place you shall wash what was sprinkled on.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:6 - ‘Every male among the priests may eat of it. It shall be eaten in a holy H6918 place; it is most holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:13 - “And you shall eat it in a holy H6918 place because it is a statute for you and a statute for your sons taken out of the offerings of Yahweh by fire; for thus I have been commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:44 - ‘For I am Yahweh your God. Therefore, set yourselves apart as holy and be holy H6918, for I am holy H6918. And you shall not make yourselves unclean with any of the swarming things that move on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:45 - ‘For I am Yahweh who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your God; thus you shall be holy H6918, for I am holy H6918.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:24 - “And he shall bathe his [fn]body with water in a holy H6918 place and put on his clothes and come forth, and offer his burnt offering and the burnt offering of the people and make atonement for himself and for the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:2 -

“Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘You shall be holy H6918, for I, Yahweh your God, am holy H6918.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:7 - ‘Therefore, you shall set yourselves apart as holy and be holy, for I am Yahweh your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:26 - ‘Thus you shall be holy H6918 to Me, for I Yahweh am holy H6918; and I have separated you from the peoples to be Mine.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:6 - ‘They shall be holy H6918 to their God and not profane the name of their God, for they bring near the offerings [fn]to Yahweh by fire, the food of their God; so they shall be holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:7 - ‘They shall not take a woman who is profaned by harlotry, nor shall they take a woman divorced from her husband; for he is holy H6918 to his God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:8 - ‘Therefore, you shall set him apart as holy, for he brings near the food of your God; he shall be holy H6918 to you; for I Yahweh, who makes you holy, am holy H6918.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:9 - “And it shall be for Aaron and his sons, and they shall eat it in a holy H6918 place; for it is most holy to him from the offerings to Yahweh by fire, his portion forever.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:17 - and the priest shall take holy H6918 water in an earthenware vessel; and the priest shall take some of the dust that is on the floor of the tabernacle and put it into the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:5 -

‘All the days of his vow as a Nazirite no razor shall pass over his head. He shall be holy H6918 until the days are fulfilled for which he dedicated himself as a Nazirite to Yahweh; he shall let the locks of hair on his head grow long.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:8 - ‘All the days of his Nazirite vow he is holy H6918 to Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:40 - so that you may remember to do all My commandments and be holy H6918 to your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:3 - Then they assembled together against Moses and Aaron, and said to them, “[fn]You have gone far enough, for all the congregation are holy H6918, every one of them, and Yahweh is in their midst; so why do you exalt yourselves above the assembly of Yahweh?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:5 - and he spoke to Korah and all his congregation, saying, “Tomorrow morning Yahweh will show who is His, and who is holy H6918, and will bring him near to Himself; even the one whom He will choose, He will bring near to Himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:7 - and put fire in them, and lay incense upon them in the presence of Yahweh tomorrow; and the man whom Yahweh chooses shall be the one H6918 who is holy H6918. [fn]You have gone far enough, you sons of Levi!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:8 -

Then Yahweh spoke to Aaron, “Now behold, I Myself have given you the responsibility of My [fn]contributions, even all the holy gifts of the sons of Israel I have given them to you as a portion and to your sons as a perpetual statute.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:32 - ‘And you will bear no sin by reason of it when you have raised up the [fn]best of it. But you shall not profane the sacred gifts of the sons of Israel, so that you will not die.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:6 - “For you are a holy H6918 people to Yahweh your God; Yahweh your God has chosen you to be a people for His [fn]own treasured possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the [fn]earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:2 - “For you are a holy H6918 people to Yahweh your God, and Yahweh has chosen you to be a people for His [fn]treasured possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:21 -

“You shall not eat anything which dies of itself. You may give it to the sojourner who is within your gates, so that he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy H6918 people to Yahweh your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:14 - “Since Yahweh your God walks in the midst of your camp to deliver you and to give your enemies over to you, therefore your camp must be holy H6918; and He must not see [fn]anything indecent among you, [fn]or He will turn away from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:19 - and [fn]that He will set you high above all nations which He has made, for praise, a name, and beauty; and that you shall be a holy H6918 people to Yahweh your God, as He has spoken.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:9 - “Yahweh will establish you as a holy H6918 people to Himself, as He swore to you, if you keep the commandments of Yahweh your God and walk in His ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:3 -

“Indeed, He loves [fn]the people;

All [fn]Your holy H6918 ones H6918 are in Your hand,

And they [fn]followed in Your steps;

Everyone is bearing up Your words.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:19 -

Then Joshua said to the people, “You will not be able to serve Yahweh, for He is a holy H6918 God. He is a jealous God; He will not forgive your transgression or your sins.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:2 -

“There is no one holy H6918 like Yahweh;

Indeed, there is no one besides You,

Nor is there any rock like our God.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:20 - And the men of Beth-shemesh said, “Who is able to stand before Yahweh, this holy H6918 God? And to whom shall He go up from us?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:9 - And she said to her husband, “Behold now, I know that this is a holy H6918 man of God passing by us continually.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:22 -

‘Whom have you [fn]reproached and blasphemed?

And against whom have you heightened your voice,

And [fn]haughtily lifted up your eyes?

Against the Holy H6918 One H6918 of Israel!

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:3 - He also said to the Levites who provided understanding to all Israel and who were holy H6918 to Yahweh, “Put the holy ark in the house which Solomon the son of David king of Israel built; it will be a burden on your shoulders no longer. Now serve Yahweh your God and His people Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:9 -

Then Nehemiah, who was the [fn]governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites, who provided the people with understanding, said to all the people, “This day is holy H6918 to Yahweh your God; do not mourn or weep.” For all the people were weeping when they heard the words of the law.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:10 - Then he said to them, “Go, eat of the fat, drink of the sweet, and send portions to him who has nothing prepared; for this day is holy H6918 to our Lord. Do not be grieved, for the joy of Yahweh is your strength.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:11 - So the Levites quieted all the people, saying, “Be still, for the day is holy H6918; do not be grieved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:1 -

“Call now, is there anyone who will answer you?

And to which of the holy H6918 ones H6918 will you turn?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:10 -

“But it is still my comfort,

And I rejoice in unsparing pain,

That I have not at all hidden away the words of the Holy H6918 One H6918.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:15 -

“Behold, He puts no faith in His holy H6918 ones H6918,

And the heavens are not pure in His sight;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:3 -

As for the [fn]saints H6918 who are in the earth,

They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:3 -

Yet You are holy H6918,

[fn]Enthroned upon the praises of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:9 -


Oh, fear Yahweh, you His saints H6918;

For there is no want to those who fear Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:4 -

There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,

The holy H6918 dwelling places of the Most High.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:4 -

How blessed is the one whom You choose and bring near to You

That he would dwell in Your courts.

We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house,

Your holy H6918 temple.

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