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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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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


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 - Then they attacked En Mishpat (that is, Kadesh) again, and they conquered all the territory of the Amalekites, as well as the Amorites who were living in Hazazon Tamar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:14 - That is why the well was called Beer Lahai Roi. (It is located between Kadesh and Bered.)
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:1 - Abraham journeyed from there to the Negev region and settled between Kadesh and Shur. While he lived as a temporary resident in Gerar,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:26 - They came back to Moses and Aaron and to the whole community of the Israelites in the wilderness of Paran at Kadesh. They reported to the whole community and showed the fruit of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:1 - Then the entire community of Israel entered the wilderness of Zin in the first month, and the people stayed in Kadesh. Miriam died and was buried there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:14 - Moses sent messengers from Kadesh to the king of Edom: "Thus says your brother Israel: 'You know all the hardships we have experienced,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:16 - So when we cried to the LORD, he heard our voice and sent a messenger, and has brought us up out of Egypt. Now we are here in Kadesh, a town on the edge of your country.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:22 - So the entire company of Israelites traveled from Kadesh and came to Mount Hor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:14 - For in the wilderness of Zin when the community rebelled against me, you rebelled against my command to show me as holy before their eyes over the water - the water of Meribah in Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin."
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:36 - They traveled from Ezion-geber and camped in the wilderness of Zin, which is Kadesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:37 - They traveled from Kadesh and camped in Mount Hor at the edge of the land of Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:46 - Therefore, you remained at Kadesh for a long time - indeed, for the full time.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:51 - for both of you rebelled against me among the Israelites at the waters of Meribah Kadesh in the desert of Zin when you did not show me proper respect among the Israelites.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:16 - When they left Egypt, Israel traveled through the desert as far as the Red Sea and then came to Kadesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:17 - Israel sent messengers to the king of Edom, saying, "Please allow us to pass through your land." But the king of Edom rejected the request. Israel sent the same request to the king of Moab, but he was unwilling to cooperate. So Israel stayed at Kadesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:8 - The LORD's shout shakes the wilderness, the LORD shakes the wilderness of Kadesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:19 - On the south side it will run from Tamar to the waters of Meribath Kadesh, the river, to the Great Sea. This is the south side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:28 - Next to the border of Gad, at the south side, the border will run from Tamar to the waters of Meribath Kadesh, to the Stream of Egypt and on to the Great Sea.
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