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Lexicon :: Strong's H6921 - qāḏîm

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1988d

Strong’s Definitions

קָדִים qâdîym, kaw-deem'; or קָדִם qâdim; from H6923; the fore or front part; hence (by orientation) the East (often adverbially, eastward, for brevity the east wind):—east(-ward, wind).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 69x

The KJV translates Strong's H6921 in the following manner: east (50x), east wind (10x), eastward (7x), eastward (with H1870) (1x), east side (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 69x
The KJV translates Strong's H6921 in the following manner: east (50x), east wind (10x), eastward (7x), eastward (with H1870) (1x), east side (1x).
  1. east, east wind

    1. east (of direction)

    2. east wind

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָדִים qâdîym, kaw-deem'; or קָדִם qâdim; from H6923; the fore or front part; hence (by orientation) the East (often adverbially, eastward, for brevity the east wind):—east(-ward, wind).
STRONGS H6921: Abbreviations
קָדִים 69 noun masculineHosea 13:15 East, east wind; — absolute ק׳ Genesis 41:6 +; with ה locative קָדִ֫ימָה Ezekiel 11:1 +, קָדִ֫מָה Ezekiel 48:4 +; —
†1. (apart from Ezekiel) East, especially רוּחַ (הַ)קּ׳ wind of the East, east wind, often as violent and scorching, from desert on southeast, = Arabic sirocco (bdb087001 eastern), compare DrAmos 4:9: Exodus 10:13 (twice in verse) (JE), Exodus 14:21 (J), Jeremiah 18:17 (simile), Jonah 4:8; Psalm 48:8; also ק׳ (רוּחַ omitted) = east wind Genesis 41:6, 23, 27 (E), Hosea 12:2; Hosea 13:15; Isaiah 27:8; Job 15:2; Job 27:21; Job 38:24; Psalm 78:26. — קָדִימָה Habakkuk 1:9 is dubious, usually eastward, i.e. forward, but text probably corrupt, compare We Now Da, GASm proposes מַקְדִּים (see also [מְגַמָּה] p. 169 above).
2. in Ezekiel (52 times):
a. East רוּחַ הַקּ׳ east wind Ezekiel 17:10; Ezekiel 19:12; Ezekiel 27:26; east side Ezekiel 42:16 (+ north, south, west); שַׁעַר הַקּ׳ Ezekiel 40:44 (+ north, south); ק׳ פְּאַת Ezekiel 47:18, + west Ezekiel 48:6, 7, 8, compare Ezekiel 48:1 (ק׳ פ׳ הַיָּם; but read יָמָּה פ׳ וְעַד ק׳ מִפּ׳ Greek Version of the LXX Co Toy and others), + north, south, west, Ezekiel 48:16; דֶּרֶךְ הַ קּ׳ i.e. toward the east Ezekiel 40:10 + 7 times, הַקּ׳ מִדּ׳ Ezekiel 43:2; לַקּ׳ Ezekiel 40:23 eastward (+ North) Ezekiel 41:14; מֵהַקּ׳ Ezekiel 42:9 on the East.
b. קָדִ֫ימָה = East: דֶּרֶךְ הַקּ׳ Ezekiel 40:6; גְּבוּל קָדִימָה Ezekiel 45:7; Ezekiel 48:21 (+ west); פְּאַת קָדִימָה Ezekiel 47:18, + west Ezekiel 48:3 + 8 times, + north, south, west, Ezekiel 48:32.
c. as adverb קָדִ֫ימָה eastward Ezekiel 11:1; Ezekiel 44:1; Ezekiel 47:1; + west Ezekiel 45:7 (strike out Berthol Krae), Ezekiel 48:18, + north, south, west, Ezekiel 48:10; Ezekiel 48:17; also (הַ)קָּדִים eastward Ezekiel 40:19; Ezekiel 43:17; Ezekiel 46:1, 12; Ezekiel 47:1, 3, + north Ezekiel 47:2.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


41:6; 41:6; 41:23; 41:27


10:13; 14:21


15:2; 27:21; 38:24


48:8; 78:26






11:1; 11:1; 17:10; 19:12; 27:26; 40:6; 40:10; 40:19; 40:23; 40:44; 41:14; 42:9; 42:16; 43:2; 43:17; 44:1; 45:7; 45:7; 46:1; 46:12; 47:1; 47:1; 47:2; 47:3; 47:18; 47:18; 48:1; 48:3; 48:4; 48:6; 48:7; 48:8; 48:10; 48:16; 48:17; 48:18; 48:21; 48:32


12:2; 13:15; 13:15








Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6921 matches the Hebrew קָדִים (qāḏîm),
which occurs 69 times in 64 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 41:6–Eze 48:10)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:6 - Then seven more heads of grain appeared, but these were shriveled and withered by the east wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:23 - Then seven more heads of grain appeared, but these were blighted, shriveled, and withered by the east wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:27 - The seven thin, scrawny cows that came up later and the seven thin heads of grain, withered by the east wind, represent seven years of famine.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:13 - So Moses raised his staff over Egypt, and the LORD caused an east wind to blow over the land all that day and through the night. When morning arrived, the east wind had brought the locusts.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:21 - Then Moses raised his hand over the sea, and the LORD opened up a path through the water with a strong east wind. The wind blew all that night, turning the seabed into dry land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:2 - “A wise man wouldn’t answer with such empty talk!
You are nothing but a windbag.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:21 - The east wind carries them away, and they are gone.
It sweeps them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:24 - Where is the path to the source of light?
Where is the home of the east wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:7 - You destroyed them like the mighty ships of Tarshish
shattered by a powerful east wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:26 - He released the east wind in the heavens
and guided the south wind by his mighty power.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:8 - No, but he exiled Israel to call her to account.
She was exiled from her land
as though blown away in a storm from the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:17 - I will scatter my people before their enemies
as the east wind scatters dust.
And in all their trouble I will turn my back on them
and refuse to notice their distress.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 11:1 - Then the Spirit lifted me and brought me to the east gateway of the LORD’s Temple, where I saw twenty-five prominent men of the city. Among them were Jaazaniah son of Azzur and Pelatiah son of Benaiah, who were leaders among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:10 - But when the vine is transplanted,
will it thrive?
No, it will wither away
when the east wind blows against it.
It will die in the same good soil
where it had grown so well.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:12 - But the vine was uprooted in fury
and thrown down to the ground.
The desert wind dried up its fruit
and tore off its strong branches,
so that it withered
and was destroyed by fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:26 - “But look! Your oarsmen
have taken you into stormy seas!
A mighty eastern gale
has wrecked you in the heart of the sea!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:6 - Then he went over to the eastern gateway. He climbed the steps and measured the threshold of the gateway; it was 10½ feet front to back.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:10 - There were three guard alcoves on each side of the gateway passage. Each had the same measurements, and the dividing walls separating them were also identical.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:19 - Then the man measured across the Temple’s outer courtyard between the outer and inner gateways; the distance was 175 feet.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:22 - The windows, the entry room, and the palm tree decorations were identical to those in the east gateway. There were seven steps leading up to the gateway entrance, and the entry room was at the inner end of the gateway passage.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:23 - Here on the north side, just as on the east, there was another gateway leading to the Temple’s inner courtyard directly opposite this outer gateway. The distance between the two gateways was 175 feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:32 - Then he took me to the east gateway leading to the inner courtyard. He measured it, and it had the same measurements as the other gateways.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:44 - Inside the inner courtyard were two rooms,[fn] one beside the north gateway, facing south, and the other beside the south[fn] gateway, facing north.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:14 - The inner courtyard to the east of the Temple was also 175 feet wide.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 42:9 - There was an eastern entrance from the outer courtyard to these rooms.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 42:10 - On the south[fn] side of the Temple there were two blocks of rooms just south of the inner courtyard between the Temple and the outer courtyard. These rooms were arranged just like the rooms on the north.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 42:12 - So there was an entrance in the wall facing the doors of the inner block of rooms, and another on the east at the end of the interior walkway.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 42:15 - When the man had finished measuring the inside of the Temple area, he led me out through the east gateway to measure the entire perimeter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 42:16 - He measured the east side with his measuring rod, and it was 875 feet long.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:1 - After this, the man brought me back around to the east gateway.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:2 - Suddenly, the glory of the God of Israel appeared from the east. The sound of his coming was like the roar of rushing waters, and the whole landscape shone with his glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:4 - And the glory of the LORD came into the Temple through the east gateway.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:17 - The upper ledge also forms a square, measuring 24½ feet by 24½ feet,[fn] with a 21-inch gutter and a 10½-inch curb[fn] all around the edge. There are steps going up the east side of the altar.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:1 - Then the man brought me back to the east gateway in the outer wall of the Temple area, but it was closed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:7 - “Two special sections of land will be set apart for the prince. One section will share a border with the east side of the sacred lands and city, and the second section will share a border on the west side. Then the far eastern and western borders of the prince’s lands will line up with the eastern and western boundaries of the tribal areas.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:1 - “This is what the Sovereign LORD says: The east gateway of the inner courtyard will be closed during the six workdays each week, but it will be open on Sabbath days and the days of new moon celebrations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:12 - When the prince offers a voluntary burnt offering or peace offering to the LORD, the east gateway to the inner courtyard will be opened for him, and he will offer his sacrifices as he does on Sabbath days. Then he will leave, and the gateway will be shut behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:1 - In my vision, the man brought me back to the entrance of the Temple. There I saw a stream flowing east from beneath the door of the Temple and passing to the right of the altar on its south side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:2 - The man brought me outside the wall through the north gateway and led me around to the eastern entrance. There I could see the water flowing out through the south side of the east gateway.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:3 - Measuring as he went, he took me along the stream for 1,750 feet[fn] and then led me across. The water was up to my ankles.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:18 - “The eastern border starts at a point between Hauran and Damascus and runs south along the Jordan River between Israel and Gilead, past the Dead Sea[fn] and as far south as Tamar.[fn] This will be the eastern border.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:1 - “Here is the list of the tribes of Israel and the territory each is to receive. The territory of Dan is in the extreme north. Its boundary line follows the Hethlon road to Lebo-hamath and then runs on to Hazar-enan on the border of Damascus, with Hamath to the north. Dan’s territory extends all the way across the land of Israel from east to west.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:2 - “Asher’s territory lies south of Dan’s and also extends from east to west.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:3 - Naphtali’s land lies south of Asher’s, also extending from east to west.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:4 - Then comes Manasseh south of Naphtali, and its territory also extends from east to west.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:5 - South of Manasseh is Ephraim,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:6 - and then Reuben,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:7 - and then Judah, all of whose boundaries extend from east to west.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:8 - “South of Judah is the land set aside for a special purpose. It will be 8⅓ miles[fn] wide and will extend as far east and west as the tribal territories, with the Temple at the center.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:10 - For the priests there will be a strip of land measuring 8⅓ miles long by 3⅓ miles wide,[fn] with the LORD’s Temple at the center.

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