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Lexicon :: Strong's H6937 - qāḏar

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קָדַר
Transliteration
qāḏar
Pronunciation
kaw-dar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1989

Strong’s Definitions

קָדַר qâdar, kaw-dar'; a primitive root; to be ashy, i.e. dark-colored; by implication, to mourn (in sackcloth or sordid garments):—be black(-ish), be (make) dark(-en), × heavily, (cause to) mourn.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H6937 in the following manner: mourn (6x), black (4x), dark (4x), blackish (1x), darkened (1x), heavily (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H6937 in the following manner: mourn (6x), black (4x), dark (4x), blackish (1x), darkened (1x), heavily (1x).
  1. to mourn, be dark

    1. (Qal) to be dark

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to darken

      2. to cause to mourn

    3. (Hithpael) to grow dark

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָדַר qâdar, kaw-dar'; a primitive root; to be ashy, i.e. dark-colored; by implication, to mourn (in sackcloth or sordid garments):—be black(-ish), be (make) dark(-en), × heavily, (cause to) mourn.
STRONGS H6937:
קָדַר verb be dark (dull-coloured, compare Arabic bdb087101 be dirty (on bdb087101a = ד see NöZMG xl (1886), 729); Late Hebrew Hiph. (of face) shew gloom; TargumJ קְדַר be dark); —
Qal Perfect consecutive וְקָדַר Micah 3:6; 1st person singular קָדַרְתִּי Jeremiah 8:21, etc.; Participle קֹדֵר Psalm 35:14 +; plural קֹדְרִים Job 5:11; Job 6:16; — be dark, of sky Jeremiah 4:28 (leaden-coloured, as with clouds, see Hithp.), of sun and moon Joel 2:10; Joel 4:15 [Joel 3:15]; figurative of lack of revelation from י׳, עֲלֵיהֶם הַיּוֺם וְק׳ Micah 3:6; of turbid stream Job 6:16; figurative of mourning (probably be squalid, of neglected person and dress of mourner, compare 2 Samuel 19:25) Jeremiah 8:21; Jeremiah 14:2 (לָאָרֶץ, metaphor of gates); Job 5:11; Job 30:28 (בְּלֹא חַמָּה), Psalm 35:14; Psalm 38:7; Psalm 42:10; Psalm 43:2.
Hiph.
1. darken: Perfect 1st person singular consecutive וְהִקְדַּרְתִּי Ezekiel 32:7 (object stars), compare Imperfect 1st person singular suffix אַקְדִּירֵם עָלֶיךָ Ezekiel 32:8.
2. cause to mourn וָאַקְדִּר עָלָיו לְבָנוֺן Ezekiel 31:15.
Hithp. Perfect 3rd person plural וְהַשָּׁמַיִם הִתְקַדְּרוּ עָבִים 1 Kings 18:45 and the heavens grew dark with clouds.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

19:25

1 Kings

18:45

Job

5:11; 5:11; 6:16; 6:16; 30:28

Psalms

35:14; 35:14; 38:7; 42:10; 43:2

Jeremiah

4:28; 8:21; 8:21; 14:2

Ezekiel

31:15; 32:7; 32:8

Joel

2:10; 3:15

Micah

3:6; 3:6

H6937

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6937 matches the Hebrew קָדַר (qāḏar),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:45 - Meanwhile the sky became H6937 dark H6937 with clouds and wind came up, and there was a heavy shower. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:11 - So that He sets on high those who are lowly,
And those who mourn H6937 are lifted to safety.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:16 - Which are darkened H6937 because of ice,
And into which the snow [fn]melts.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:28 - “I go about [fn]mourning H6937 without comfort;
I stand up in the assembly and cry out for help.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:14 - I went about as though it were my friend or brother;
I bowed down [fn]in mourning H6937, like one who mourns for a mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:6 - I am bent over and greatly bowed down;
I go in mourning H6937 all day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:9 - I will say to God my rock, “Why have You forgotten me?
Why do I go about mourning H6937 [fn]because of the oppression of the enemy?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:2 - For You are the God of my strength; why have You rejected me?
Why do I go about mourning H6937 [fn]because of the oppression of the enemy?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:28 - “For this the earth will mourn,
And the heavens above will become dark H6937,
Because I have spoken, I have purposed,
And I have not [fn]changed My mind, nor will I turn from it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:21 - I am broken over the brokenness of the daughter of my people.
I mourn H6937, dismay has taken hold of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:2 - “Judah mourns
And her gates languish;
Her people sit on the ground in mourning H6937 garments H6937,
And the cry of Jerusalem has ascended.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:15 - ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: “On the day when it went down to Sheol I caused mourning; I closed the [fn]deep over it and held back its rivers. And its many waters were stopped up, and I made Lebanon mourn H6937 for it, and all the trees of the field wilted away on account of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:7 - “And when I extinguish you,
I will cover the heavens and darken H6937 their stars;
I will cover the sun with a cloud
And the moon will not give its light.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:8 - “All the shining lights in the heavens
I will darken H6937 over you
And will set darkness on your land,”
Declares the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:10 - Before them the earth quakes,
The heavens tremble,
The sun and the moon become H6937 dark H6937,
And the stars lose their brightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:15 - The sun and moon have become H6937 dark H6937,
And the stars have lost their brightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:6 - Therefore it will be night for you—without vision,
And darkness for you—without divination.
The sun will go down on the prophets,
And the day will become H6937 dark H6937 over them.

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