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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 - Then David chanted with this lament H7015 over Saul and Jonathan his son,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:25 - Then Jeremiah chanted a lament for Josiah. And all the male and female singers speak about Josiah in their lamentations H7015 to this day. And they made them an ordinance in Israel; behold, they are also written in the Lamentations. H7015
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:29 - ‘Cut off [fn]your hair and cast it away,
And take up a lamentation H7015 on the bare heights;
For the LORD has rejected and forsaken
The generation of His wrath.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:10 - “For the mountains I will take up a weeping and wailing,
And for the pastures of the wilderness a dirge, H7015
Because they are laid waste so that no one passes through,
And the lowing of the cattle is not heard;
Both the birds of the sky and the beasts have fled; they are gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:20 - Now hear the word of the LORD, O you women,
And let your ear receive the word of His mouth;
Teach your daughters wailing,
And everyone her neighbor a dirge. H7015
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:10 - When He spread it out before me, it was written on the front and back, and written on it were lamentations, H7015 mourning and woe.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:1 - “As for you, take up a lamentation H7015 for the princes of Israel
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:14 - ‘And fire has gone out from its branch;
It has consumed its shoots and fruit,
So that there is not in it a [fn]strong branch,
A scepter to rule.’”
This is a lamentation, H7015 and has become a lamentation. H7015
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:17 - “They will take up a lamentation H7015 over you and say to you,
‘How you have perished, O inhabited one,
From the seas, O renowned city,
Which was mighty on the sea,
She and her inhabitants,
Who [fn]imposed [fn]her terror
On all her inhabitants!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:2 - “And you, son of man, take up a lamentation H7015 over Tyre;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:32 - “Moreover, in their wailing they will take up a lamentation H7015 for you
And lament over you:
‘Who is like Tyre,
Like her who is silent in the midst of the sea?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:12 - “Son of man, take up a lamentation H7015 over the king of Tyre and say to him, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD,
“You [fn]had the seal of perfection,
Full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:2 - “Son of man, take up a lamentation H7015 over Pharaoh king of Egypt and say to him,
‘You [fn]compared yourself to a young lion of the nations,
Yet you are like the monster in the seas;
And you burst forth in your rivers
And muddied the waters with your feet
And [fn]fouled their rivers.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:16 - “This is a lamentation H7015 and they shall [fn]chant it. The daughters of the nations shall [fn]chant it. Over Egypt and over all her hordes they shall [fn]chant it,” declares the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:1 - Hear this word which I take up for you as a dirge, H7015 O house of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:10 - “Then I will turn your festivals into mourning
And all your songs into [fn]lamentation; H7015
And I will bring sackcloth on everyone’s loins
And baldness on every head.
And I will make it like a time of mourning for an only son,
And the end of it will be like a bitter day.
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