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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
Dictionary Aids

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 water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.” And it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:18 - “I look for your deliverance, LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:9 - May its morning stars become dark; may it wait for daylight in vain and not see the first rays of dawn,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:19 - The caravans of Tema look for water, the traveling merchants of Sheba look in hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:2 - Like a slave longing for the evening shadows, or a hired laborer waiting to be paid,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:13 - If the only home I hope for is the grave, if I spread out my bed in the realm of darkness,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:26 - Yet when I hoped for good, evil came; when I looked for light, then came darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:3 - No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:5 - Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:21 - May integrity and uprightness protect me, because my hope, LORD,[fn] is in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:14 - Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:9 - For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:34 - Hope in the LORD and keep his way. He will exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are destroyed, you will see it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:7 - “But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:1 - [fn]For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:9 - For what you have done I will always praise you in the presence of your faithful people. And I will hope in your name, for your name is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:6 - They conspire, they lurk, they watch my steps, hoping to take my life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:6 - Lord, the LORD Almighty, may those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me; God of Israel, may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:20 - Scorn has broken my heart and has left me helpless; I looked for sympathy, but there was none, for comforters, but I found none.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:95 - The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 130:5 - I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:22 - Do not say, “I’ll pay you back for this wrong!” Wait for the LORD, and he will avenge you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:2 - He dug it up and cleared it of stones and planted it with the choicest vines. He built a watchtower in it and cut out a winepress as well. Then he looked for a crop of good grapes, but it yielded only bad fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:4 - What more could have been done for my vineyard than I have done for it? When I looked for good grapes, why did it yield only bad?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:7 - The vineyard of the LORD Almighty is the nation of Israel, and the people of Judah are the vines he delighted in. And he looked for justice, but saw bloodshed; for righteousness, but heard cries of distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:17 - I will wait for the LORD, who is hiding his face from the descendants of Jacob. I will put my trust in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:9 - In that day they will say, “Surely this is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us. This is the LORD, we trusted in him; let us rejoice and be glad in his salvation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:8 - Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws,[fn] we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:2 - LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:31 - but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:23 - Kings will be your foster fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers. They will bow down before you with their faces to the ground; they will lick the dust at your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD; those who hope in me will not be disappointed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:5 - My righteousness draws near speedily, my salvation is on the way, and my arm will bring justice to the nations. The islands will look to me and wait in hope for my arm.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:9 - So justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We look for light, but all is darkness; for brightness, but we walk in deep shadows.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:11 - We all growl like bears; we moan mournfully like doves. We look for justice, but find none; for deliverance, but it is far away.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:9 - Surely the islands look to me; in the lead are the ships of Tarshish,[fn] bringing your children from afar, with their silver and gold, to the honor of the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, for he has endowed you with splendor.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:3 - For when you did awesome things that we did not expect, you came down, and the mountains trembled before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:17 - At that time they will call Jerusalem The Throne of the LORD, and all nations will gather in Jerusalem to honor the name of the LORD. No longer will they follow the stubbornness of their evil hearts.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:15 - We hoped for peace but no good has come, for a time of healing but there is only terror.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:16 - Give glory to the LORD your God before he brings the darkness, before your feet stumble on the darkening hills. You hope for light, but he will turn it to utter darkness and change it to deep gloom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:19 - Have you rejected Judah completely? Do you despise Zion? Why have you afflicted us so that we cannot be healed? We hoped for peace but no good has come, for a time of healing but there is only terror.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:22 - Do any of the worthless idols of the nations bring rain? Do the skies themselves send down showers? No, it is you, LORD our God. Therefore our hope is in you, for you are the one who does all this.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:16 - All your enemies open their mouths wide against you; they scoff and gnash their teeth and say, “We have swallowed her up. This is the day we have waited for; we have lived to see it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:25 - The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him;
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:6 - But you must return to your God; maintain love and justice, and wait for your God always.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:7 - The remnant of Jacob will be in the midst of many peoples like dew from the LORD, like showers on the grass, which do not wait for anyone or depend on man.

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