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Lexicon :: Strong's H6960 - qāvâ

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קָוָה
Transliteration
qāvâ
Pronunciation
kaw-vaw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1994,1995

Strong’s Definitions

קָוָה qâvâh, kaw-vaw'; a primitive root; to bind together (perhaps by twisting), i.e. collect; (figuratively) to expect:—gather (together), look, patiently, tarry, wait (for, on, upon).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's H6960 in the following manner: wait (29x), look (13x), wait for (1x), look for (1x), gathered (1x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's H6960 in the following manner: wait (29x), look (13x), wait for (1x), look for (1x), gathered (1x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. to wait, look for, hope, expect

    1. (Qal) waiting (participle)

    2. (Piel)

      1. to wait or look eagerly for

      2. to lie in wait for

      3. to wait for, linger for

  2. to collect, bind together

    1. (Niphal) to be collected

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָוָה qâvâh, kaw-vaw'; a primitive root; to bind together (perhaps by twisting), i.e. collect; (figuratively) to expect:—gather (together), look, patiently, tarry, wait (for, on, upon).
STRONGS H6960:
† I. [קָוָה] verb wait for (probably originally twist, stretch, then of tension of enduring, waiting: Assyrian ḳu’û II, I. wait, ḳû, cord; Arabic bdb087506 be strong, bdb087507 strength, also strand of rope; Syriac bdb087508 endure, remain, await, bdb087509 threads, so Targum קַוִּין spider's threads, web); —
Qal Participle plural those waiting for (י׳): construct קוֵי י׳ Psalm 37:9; so Isaiah 40:31 van d. H., and Kt Baer Gi (Qr קוֺיֵי); suffix קִוָ֑י Isaiah 49:23, קֹוֶיךָ Psalm 25:3; Psalm 69:7; קִוָיו Lamentations 3:35 Qr (Kt קוו, i.e. קֹווֺ).
Pi. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular קִוְּתָה Psalm 130:5; 1st person singular קִוִּיתִי Genesis 49:18 + 5 times, קִוֵּיתִי Isaiah 5:4, וְק׳ consecutive Isaiah 8:17; suffix קִוִּיתִיךָ Psalm 25:21; 3rd person plural קִוּוּ Psalm 56:7 +, etc.; Imperfect יְקַוֶּה Micah 5:6; Job 7:2, jussive יְקַו Job 3:9, וַיְקַו Isaiah 5:2, 7, etc.; Imperative masculine singular קַוֵּה Hosea 12:7 +; Infinitive absolute קַוֺה Psalm 40:2, קַוֵּה Jeremiah 8:15; Jeremiah 14:19; —
1. wait, or look eagerly, for, with ל of thing Isaiah 5:7; Isaiah 59:9, 11; Jeremiah 8:15; Jeremiah 13:16; Jeremiah 14:19; Job 3:9; Job 6:19; לִישׁוּעָֽתְךָ Genesis 49:18; with accusative of thing Lamentations 2:16 (suffix), Job 7:2; Job 30:26; Psalm 39:8; object of thing omitted Isaiah 64:2; followed by infinitive Isaiah 5:2, 4; Psalm 69:21; absolute Job 17:13; with accusative י׳ Isaiah 26:8 (suffix), Psalm 25:5; Psalm 25:21 (suffix), Psalm 40:2 (+ infinitive absolute), Psalm 130:5, accusative omitted Psalm 130:5, accusative שִׁמְךָ Psalm 52:11 (but read probably אֲחַוֶּה, Hi Che Bae and others, see חוה); with ל of י׳ Isaiah 8:17; Isaiah 25:9 (twice in verse); Isaiah 33:2; Isaiah 60:9 (but read probably צִיִּים יִקָּווּ ships shall gather (II. קוה), so Du CheHpt Di-Kit Marti, compare Skinner (also Luzz Gei Oort), Jeremiah 14:22; Proverbs 20:22; with אֶלאֱֿלֹהִים Hosea 12:7, אֶליֿ׳ Isaiah 51:5; Psalm 27:14 (twice in verse); Psalm 37:34.
2. lie in wait for, followed by נַפְשִׁי Psalm 56:7; followed by ל person Psalm 119:95 (+ infinitive purpose).
3. wait (linger) for with ל of man Micah 5:6 (|| יְיַחֵל).

† II. [קָוָה] verb collect (Late Hebrew Hiph. collect); —
Niph. be collected, Perfect 3rd person plural וְנִקְווּ consecutive Jeremiah 3:17 (of nations); Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יִקָּווּ Genesis 1:9 (P; of waters; both with אֶל location); so probably of ships (with ל person) Isaiah 60:9 (for MT יְקַוּוּ), see I. קזה Pi. 1. above.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

1:9; 49:18; 49:18

Job

3:9; 3:9; 6:19; 7:2; 7:2; 17:13; 30:26

Psalms

25:3; 25:5; 25:21; 25:21; 27:14; 37:9; 37:34; 39:8; 40:2; 40:2; 56:7; 56:7; 69:7; 69:21; 119:95; 130:5; 130:5; 130:5

Proverbs

20:22

Isaiah

5:2; 5:2; 5:4; 5:4; 5:7; 5:7; 8:17; 8:17; 25:9; 26:8; 33:2; 40:31; 49:23; 51:5; 59:9; 59:11; 60:9; 60:9; 64:2

Jeremiah

3:17; 8:15; 8:15; 13:16; 14:19; 14:19; 14:22

Lamentations

2:16; 3:35

Hosea

12:7; 12:7

Micah

5:6; 5:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6960 matches the Hebrew קָוָה (qāvâ),
which occurs 49 times in 45 verses in the wlc Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:9 - And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together H6960 unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:18 - I have waited for H6960 thy salvation, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:9 - Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark; let it look H6960 for light, but have none; neither let it see the dawning of the day:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:19 - The troops of Tema looked, the companies of Sheba waited H6960 for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:2 - As a servant earnestly desireth the shadow, and as an hireling looketh H6960 for the reward of his work:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:13 - If I wait, H6960 the grave is mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:26 - When I looked H6960 for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:3 - Yea, let none that wait H6960 on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:5 - Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait H6960 all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:21 - Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait H6960 on thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:14 - Wait H6960 on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, H6960 I say, on the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:9 - For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait H6960 upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:34 - Wait H6960 on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:7 - And now, Lord, what wait H6960 I for? my hope is in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] I waited H6960 patiently H6960 for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:9 - I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and I will wait H6960 on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:6 - They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait H6960 for my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:6 - Let not them that wait H6960 on thee, O Lord GOD of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:20 - Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked H6960 for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:95 - The wicked have waited H6960 for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 130:5 - I wait H6960 for the LORD, my soul doth wait, H6960 and in his word do I hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:22 - Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on H6960 the LORD, and he shall save thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:2 - And he fenced it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in the midst of it, and also made a winepress therein: and he looked H6960 that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:4 - What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I looked H6960 that it should bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild grapes?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:7 - For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked H6960 for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:17 - And I will wait upon the LORD, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look H6960 for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:9 - And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited H6960 for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD; we have waited H6960 for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:8 - Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, have we waited H6960 for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:2 - O LORD, be gracious unto us; we have waited H6960 for thee: be thou their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:31 - But they that wait H6960 upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:23 - And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD: for they shall not be ashamed that wait H6960 for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:5 - My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait H6960 upon me, and on mine arm shall they trust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:9 - Therefore is judgment far from us, neither doth justice overtake us: we wait H6960 for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, but we walk in darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:11 - We roar all like bears, and mourn sore like doves: we look H6960 for judgment, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:9 - Surely the isles shall wait H6960 for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of the LORD thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:3 - When thou didst terrible things which we looked H6960 not for, thou camest down, the mountains flowed down at thy presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:17 - At that time they shall call Jerusalem the throne of the LORD; and all the nations shall be gathered H6960 unto it, to the name of the LORD, to Jerusalem: neither shall they walk any more after the imagination of their evil heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:15 - We looked H6960 for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:16 - Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look H6960 for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:19 - Hast thou utterly rejected Judah? hath thy soul lothed Zion? why hast thou smitten us, and there is no healing for us? we looked H6960 for peace, and there is no good; and for the time of healing, and behold trouble!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:22 - Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O LORD our God? therefore we will wait H6960 upon thee: for thou hast made all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:16 - All thine enemies have opened their mouth against thee: they hiss and gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed her up: certainly this is the day that we looked for; H6960 we have found, we have seen it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:25 - The LORD is good unto them that wait H6960 for him, to the soul that seeketh him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:6 - Therefore turn thou to thy God: keep mercy and judgment, and wait H6960 on thy God continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:7 - And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many people as a dew from the LORD, as the showers upon the grass, that tarrieth H6960 not for man, nor waiteth for the sons of men.

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