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Lexicon :: Strong's H7015 - qînâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2018a

Strong’s Definitions

קִינָה qîynâh, kee-naw'; from H6969; a dirge (as accompanied by beating the breasts or on instruments):—lamentation.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H7015 in the following manner: lamentation (18x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H7015 in the following manner: lamentation (18x).
  1. lamentation, dirge, elegy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קִינָה qîynâh, kee-naw'; from H6969; a dirge (as accompanied by beating the breasts or on instruments):—lamentation.
STRONGS H7015: Abbreviations
† II. קִינָה noun feminine elegy, dirge; — absolute ק׳ 2 Samuel 1:17 +; plural קִינִים Ezekiel 2:10 (but read קינה Co — not Berthol Toy Krae), קִינוֺת 2 Chronicles 35:25; suffix קִינוֺתֵיהֶם 2 Chronicles 35:25; — elegy, dirge 2 Samuel 1:17; Ezekiel 19:14 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 32:16, plural 2 Chronicles 35:25; singular || אֵבֶל Amos 8:10, || הֶגֶה וָהִי Ezekiel 2:10, נשׂא ק׳ Jeremiah 7:29, with עַל for, Amos 5:1; Jeremiah 9:9; Ezekiel 26:17; Ezekiel 27:2; Ezekiel 28:12; Ezekiel 32:2; with אֶל Ezekiel 19:1; Ezekiel 27:32; למּד ק׳ Jeremiah 9:19 (|| נֶהִי); plural as collection of written dirges 2 Chronicles 35:25. — BuZAW ii (1882), 1 ff. compare iii (1883), 299 ff. thinks Kina rhythm always 3 + 2 tone-beats, but book Lamentations (Hebrew קִינוֺת) is in all parts pentameter, 3 + 2 varying sometimes with 2 + 3, yet always 5 in line, with caesura; of other קִינוֺת, Amos 5:2; Ezekiel 19:2ff. Ezekiel 26:17b ff. are pentameter, 2 Samuel 1:19ff. 2 Samuel 3:33f. tetrameter, Ezekiel 27:3ff. Ezekiel 28:12ff. Ezekiel 32:2ff. hexameter; see BrGen.Intr. 379 ff.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

1:17; 1:17; 1:19; 3:33

2 Chronicles

35:25; 35:25; 35:25; 35:25


7:29; 9:9; 9:19


2:10; 2:10; 19:1; 19:2; 19:14; 26:17; 26:17; 27:2; 27:3; 27:32; 28:12; 28:12; 32:2; 32:2; 32:16


5:1; 5:2; 8:10


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7015 matches the Hebrew קִינָה (qînâ),
which occurs 18 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:17 - And David lamented with this lamentation H7015 over Saul and over Jonathan his son:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:25 - And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah: and all the singing men and the singing women spake of Josiah in their lamentations H7015 to this day, and made them an ordinance in Israel: and, behold, they are written in the lamentations. H7015
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:29 - Cut off thine hair, O Jerusalem, and cast it away, and take up a lamentation H7015 on high places; for the LORD hath rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:10 - For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation, H7015 because they are burned up, so that none can pass through them; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled; they are gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:20 - Yet hear the word of the LORD, O ye women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth, and teach your daughters wailing, and every one her neighbour lamentation. H7015
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:10 - And he spread it before me; and it was written within and without: and there was written therein lamentations, H7015 and mourning, and woe.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:1 - Moreover take thou up a lamentation H7015 for the princes of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:14 - And fire is gone out of a rod of her branches, which hath devoured her fruit, so that she hath no strong rod to be a sceptre to rule. This is a lamentation, H7015 and shall be for a lamentation. H7015
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:17 - And they shall take up a lamentation H7015 for thee, and say to thee, How art thou destroyed, that wast inhabited of seafaring men, the renowned city, which wast strong in the sea, she and her inhabitants, which cause their terror to be on all that haunt it!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:2 - Now, thou son of man, take up a lamentation H7015 for Tyrus;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:32 - And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation H7015 for thee, and lament over thee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, like the destroyed in the midst of the sea?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:12 - Son of man, take up a lamentation H7015 upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:2 - Son of man, take up a lamentation H7015 for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, Thou art like a young lion of the nations, and thou art as a whale in the seas: and thou camest forth with thy rivers, and troubledst the waters with thy feet, and fouledst their rivers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:16 - This is the lamentation H7015 wherewith they shall lament her: the daughters of the nations shall lament her: they shall lament for her, even for Egypt, and for all her multitude, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:1 - Hear ye this word which I take up against you, even a lamentation, H7015 O house of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:10 - And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; H7015 and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning of an only son, and the end thereof as a bitter day.
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