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Lexicon :: Strong's H6957 - qāv

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קָו
Transliteration
qāv
Pronunciation
kav
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1992,1994a

Strong’s Definitions

קַו qav, kav; or קָו qâv; from H6960 (compare H6961); a cord (as connecting), especially for measuring; figuratively, a rule; also a rim, a musical string or accord:—line. Compare H6978.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H6957 in the following manner: line (20x), rule (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H6957 in the following manner: line (20x), rule (1x).
  1. cord, line, measuring-line

    1. cord

    2. measuring-line

  2. (BDB) onomatapoetic mimicry of Isaiah's words, perhaps senseless

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קַו qav, kav; or קָו qâv; from H6960 (compare H6961); a cord (as connecting), especially for measuring; figuratively, a rule; also a rim, a musical string or accord:—line. Compare H6978.
STRONGS H6957:
I. קַו only in קַו לָקָו Isaiah 28:10 (twice in verse); Isaiah 28:13 (twice in verse), mimicry of Isaiah's words, perhaps senseless.

† II. קַו noun masculineZechariah 1:16 line (compare Köii. l. 40 Anm. 2); — absolute קַו Ezekiel 47:3 + Zechariah 1:16 Qr (Kt קוה), קָ֑ו Isaiah 34:17 +; construct קַו 2 Kings 21:13 +; — measuring-line (מִדָּה ק׳ Jeremiah 31:39): 1 Kings 7:23 (Qr; Kt H6961 קוה) = 2 Chronicles 4:2; Ezekiel 47:3; for marking off a possession inland Isaiah 34:17 (figurative); especially עַל נְטָה ק׳ in building, Job 38:5 (figurative of earth), Zechariah 1:16 (יִנְּטֶה; || יִבָּנֶה), so יְצָא ק׳ Jeremiah 31:39 (Qr; Kt קיה); נָטָה ק׳ of designing idol Isaiah 44:13; marking off for destruction, עַל נָטָה ק׳ 2 Kings 21:13; Isaiah 34:11 (קַרתֹהוּ), ק׳ נ׳ Lamentations 2:8; so וְשַׂמְתִּ֫י לְקָ֔ו מִשְׁפָּט Isaiah 28:27. — קַוָּם Psalm 19:5 [Psalm 19:4] (AV their line. figurative of their domain) read probably קֹלָם their sound, Capp. Ol Che and now most.
[H6978 Isaiah 18:2, Isaiah 18:7 see קוקו];
Isaiah 28:10, Isaiah 28:13 see I. קַו above.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

7:23

2 Kings

21:13; 21:13

2 Chronicles

4:2

Job

38:5

Psalms

19:4

Isaiah

28:10; 28:10; 28:13; 28:13; 28:27; 34:11; 34:17; 34:17; 44:13

Jeremiah

31:39; 31:39

Lamentations

2:8

Ezekiel

47:3; 47:3

Zechariah

1:16; 1:16; 1:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6957 matches the Hebrew קָו (qāv),
which occurs 20 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:13 - And I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria, and the plummet of the house of Ahab: and I will wipe Jerusalem as a man wipeth a dish, wiping it, and turning it upside down.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:2 - Also he made a molten sea of ten cubits from brim to brim, round in compass, and five cubits the height thereof; and a line of thirty cubits did compass it round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:5 - Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:4 - Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:10 - For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:13 - But the word of the LORD was unto them precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little; that they might go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:17 - Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:11 - But the cormorant and the bittern shall possess it; the owl also and the raven shall dwell in it: and he shall stretch out upon it the line of confusion, and the stones of emptiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:17 - And he hath cast the lot for them, and his hand hath divided it unto them by line: they shall possess it for ever, from generation to generation shall they dwell therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:13 - The carpenter stretcheth out his rule; he marketh it out with a line; he fitteth it with planes, and he marketh it out with the compass, and maketh it after the figure of a man, according to the beauty of a man; that it may remain in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:39 - And the measuring line shall yet go forth over against it upon the hill Gareb, and shall compass about to Goath.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:8 - The LORD hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion: he hath stretched out a line, he hath not withdrawn his hand from destroying: therefore he made the rampart and the wall to lament; they languished together.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:3 - And when the man that had the line in his hand went forth eastward, he measured a thousand cubits, and he brought me through the waters; the waters were to the ankles.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:16 - Therefore thus saith the LORD; I am returned to Jerusalem with mercies: my house shall be built in it, saith the LORD of hosts, and a line shall be stretched forth upon Jerusalem.

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