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Lexicon :: Strong's H6946 - qāḏēš

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as קָדֵשׁ (H6945)
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TWOT Reference: 1990e

Strong’s Definitions

קָדֵשׁ Qâdêsh, kaw-dashe'; the same as H6945; sanctuary; Kadesh, a place in the Desert:—Kadesh. Compare H6947.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H6946 in the following manner: Kadesh (17x), Meribahkadesh (with H4808) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H6946 in the following manner: Kadesh (17x), Meribahkadesh (with H4808) (1x).
  1. Kadesh = "holy"

    1. a city in the extreme south of Judah

      1. same as 'Kedesh' and 'Kadesh-barnea'

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָדֵשׁ Qâdêsh, kaw-dashe'; the same as H6945; sanctuary; Kadesh, a place in the Desert:—Kadesh. Compare H6947.
STRONGS H6946: Abbreviations
† II. קָדֵשׁ proper name, of a location (sacred; but perhaps originally קֶדֶשׁ and pointing artificial to distinguish from ק׳ in N); —
1. Καδης: in south of Judah Genesis 16:14 (J), Genesis 20:1 (E), in פָּארָן מִדְבַּר Numbers 13:26 (P), specifically צִן מ׳ Numbers 20:1; Numbers 33:36, compare קָדֵשׁ מ׳ Psalm 29:8; on western border of Edom Numbers 20:16 (E), Numbers 33:37 (P), compare Numbers 20:14 (E), Numbers 20:22 (P), Judges 11:16, 17 (hence RobBR ii. 175, 194 sought it at `Ain Weibeh, in west of Arabah); long adobe of Israel during Exodus. Deuteronomy 1:46; מֵי מְרִיבַת ק׳ Numbers 27:14 (compare Numbers 20:1-13), Deuteronomy 32:51 (P), Ezekiel 47:19 (read מְרִיבַת), Ezekiel 48:28,
[compare H6944 Deuteronomy 33:2 (see קֹדֶשׁ near the end)];
[compare H5880 מִשְׁפָּט עֵין Genesis 14:7]; =
[H6947 בַּרְנֵעַ ק׳ (meaning of ב׳ unknown; Greek Version of the LXX Kings (τοῦ) βαρνη); — Numbers 32:8 (J), Deuteronomy 1:2, 19; Deuteronomy 2:14; Deuteronomy 9:23; Joshua 10:41 (D), Numbers 34:4; Joshua 15:3 (P)]; —
modern ‘Ain Ḳadîs (Ḳudais, bdb087401), approximately 50 miles south of Beersheba, J.Rowlands (1842) see GWilliamsHoly City, 464 f., and especially HCTrumbull (1881)Kadesh Barnea, 238-321.
2. Hittite capital on the Orontes, north of Damascus, towards Hamath (Egyptian Ḳdš, Ḳdšu, Ḳdše WMMAs.u.Eur.213 ff.); — [H8483 2 Samuel 24:6] LXX of Lucian (Lag.) We Dr Kit Bu Löhr, reading אֶרֶץ הַחִתִּים קָדֵ֫שָׁה for MT תַּחְתִּים חָדְשִׁי א׳ (הַחִתִּים already HiGeschichte. Israel i. 29; קָדֵ֫שָׁה Th, קֶ֫דְשָׁה Klo, of קֶדֶשׁ in Naphtali); HPS doubts.
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16:14; 20:1


13:26; 20:1; 20:1; 20:2; 20:3; 20:4; 20:5; 20:6; 20:7; 20:8; 20:9; 20:10; 20:11; 20:12; 20:13; 20:14; 20:16; 20:22; 27:14; 33:36; 33:37


1:46; 32:51


11:16; 11:17




47:19; 48:28


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6946 matches the Hebrew קָדֵשׁ (qāḏēš),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:7 - And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, H6946 and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezontamar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:14 - Wherefore the well was called Beerlahairoi; behold, it is between Kadesh H6946 and Bered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:1 - And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south country, and dwelled between Kadesh H6946 and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:26 - And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; H6946 and brought back word unto them, and unto all the congregation, and shewed them the fruit of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:1 - Then came the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, into the desert of Zin in the first month: and the people abode in Kadesh; H6946 and Miriam died there, and was buried there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:14 - And Moses sent messengers from Kadesh H6946 unto the king of Edom, Thus saith thy brother Israel, Thou knowest all the travail that hath befallen us:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:16 - And when we cried unto the LORD, he heard our voice, and sent an angel, and hath brought us forth out of Egypt: and, behold, we are in Kadesh, H6946 a city in the uttermost of thy border:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:22 - And the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, journeyed from Kadesh, H6946 and came unto mount Hor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:14 - For ye rebelled against my commandment in the desert of Zin, in the strife of the congregation, to sanctify me at the water before their eyes: that is the water of Meribah in Kadesh H6946 in the wilderness of Zin.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:36 - And they removed from Eziongaber, and pitched in the wilderness of Zin, which is Kadesh. H6946
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:37 - And they removed from Kadesh, H6946 and pitched in mount Hor, in the edge of the land of Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:46 - So ye abode in Kadesh H6946 many days, according unto the days that ye abode there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:51 - Because ye trespassed against me among the children of Israel at the waters of Meribah-Kadesh, H6946 in the wilderness of Zin; because ye sanctified me not in the midst of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:16 - But when Israel came up from Egypt, and walked through the wilderness unto the Red sea, and came to Kadesh; H6946
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:17 - Then Israel sent messengers unto the king of Edom, saying, Let me, I pray thee, pass through thy land: but the king of Edom would not hearken thereto. And in like manner they sent unto the king of Moab: but he would not consent: and Israel abode in Kadesh. H6946
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:8 - The voice of the LORD shaketh the wilderness; the LORD shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh. H6946
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:19 - And the south side southward, from Tamar even to the waters of strife in Kadesh, H6946 the river to the great sea. And this is the south side southward.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:28 - And by the border of Gad, at the south side southward, the border shall be even from Tamar unto the waters of strife in Kadesh, H6946 and to the river toward the great sea.
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