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Lexicon :: Strong's H7023 - qîr

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masculine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

קִיר qîyr, keer; or קִר qir; (Isaiah 22:5), or (feminine) קִירָה qîyrâh; from H6979; a wall (as built in a trench):— mason, side, town, × very, wall.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 74x

The KJV translates Strong's H7023 in the following manner: wall (66x), side (4x), masons (2x), town (1x), very (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 74x
The KJV translates Strong's H7023 in the following manner: wall (66x), side (4x), masons (2x), town (1x), very (1x).
  1. wall, side

    1. wall (of house or chamber)

    2. the sides (of the altar)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קִיר qîyr, keer; or קִר qir; (Isaiah 22:5), or (feminine) קִירָה qîyrâh; from H6979; a wall (as built in a trench):— mason, side, town, × very, wall.
STRONGS H7023: Abbreviations
I. קִיר74 noun masculinePsalm 62:4 wall (√ unknown); — absolute ק׳ Numbers 22:25 +, קִר Isaiah 22:5; construct קִיר 1 Kings 6:5 +; plural קִירוֺת 1 Kings 6:16 +, construct id., 1 Kings 6:5 +; suffix קִירֹתָיו Exodus 30:3 +, etc.; — wall, especially as flat surface:
1. usually of house or chamber:
a. inner surface, Amos 5:19; 1 Samuel 18:11 + 9 times, + (of temple) 1 Kings 6:15a + 1 Kings 6:15b (but read קוֺרוֺת beams, with Greek Version of the LXX The Kit Benz), 1 Kings 6:16; 1 Kings 6:27; 1 Kings 6:27 + 6 times
b. outer surface, 2 Kings 9:33; Ezekiel 33:30; Isaiah 59:10 (in simile); so זֶרֶם קִיר Isaiah 25:4 (but Lo Kn Gr Di Du CheHpt and others read קֹר; JP PetersJBL xi (1892), 46 proposes בָּדָד [as Isaiah 28:2]); of temple 1 Kings 6:5 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 6:6, compare Ezekiel 41:6 (twice in verse).
c. both inner and outer Ezekiel 41:17; Ezekiel 41:20; Ezekiel 41:25.
d. indeterminate, Ezekiel 12:5, 7, 12; Ezekiel 23:14.
e. thickness specified, Ezekiel 41:5, 9, 12, 13 (of Ezekiel's temple).
f. as enclosing, 2 Kings 4:10 (of עֲלִיָּה, which see); as separating Ezekiel 43:8.
2. wall of (temple-)court Ezekiel 8:7, 8 (twice in verse) (in vision); of vineyard Numbers 22:25 (twice in verse) (J), of city Numbers 35:4 (P), compare חַחוֺמָה ק׳ Joshua 2:15 (JE) the (inner) surface of the wall.
†3. more generally, 1 Kings 5:13, and (in phrase מַשְׁתִּין בְּקִיר) 1 Samuel 25:22, 34; 1 Kings 14:10; 1 Kings 16:11; 1 Kings 21:21; 2 Kings 9:8; in figure Ezekiel 13:12, 14 (apparently feminine, but city Jerusalem probably in mind, compare AlbrZAW xvi (1896), 85ff. 2, 175), Ezekiel 13:15; (twice in verse) (|| חַיִץ Ezekiel 13:10, נָטוּי ק׳ Psalm 62:4; אֶבֶן 2 Samuel 5:11 = ק׳ 1 Chronicles 14:1, compare Habakkuk 2:11 (figurative); קִיר בַּדְוֶל Ezekiel 4:3 (symbolic). — Isaiah 22:5 is dubious: usually wall (so even Du CheHpt Marti), but reference not clear; Ew Checomm. III. קִיר Klo Brd WklAlttest. Unters. 177 קוֺע, so WMMHast. DB KIR, but see Drib.KOA.
†4. of flat side of altar Ezekiel 41:22; Exodus 30:3; Exodus 37:26; Leviticus 1:15; Leviticus 5:9 (all P).
†5. קִירוֺת לִכִּי Jeremiah 4:19 walls of my heart (as seat of pain).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:3; 30:3; 37:26


1:15; 5:9


22:25; 22:25; 35:4



1 Samuel

18:11; 25:22; 25:34

2 Samuel


1 Kings

5:13; 6:5; 6:5; 6:5; 6:6; 6:15; 6:15; 6:16; 6:16; 6:27; 6:27; 14:10; 16:11; 21:21

2 Kings

4:10; 9:8; 9:33

1 Chronicles



62:4; 62:4


22:5; 22:5; 25:4; 28:2; 59:10




4:3; 8:7; 8:8; 12:5; 12:7; 12:12; 13:10; 13:12; 13:14; 13:15; 23:14; 33:30; 41:5; 41:6; 41:9; 41:12; 41:13; 41:17; 41:20; 41:22; 41:25; 43:8





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Strong's Number H7023 matches the Hebrew קִיר (qîr),
which occurs 74 times in 64 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Exo 30:3–Eze 13:15)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:3 - And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, its top, and its sides round about, and its horns; and thou shalt make to it a crown of gold round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:26 - And he overlaid it with pure gold, both the top of it, and its sides round about, and its horns: also he made to it a crown of gold round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:15 - And the priest shall bring it to the altar, and wring off its head, and burn it on the altar: and its blood shall be wrung out at the side of the altar:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:9 - And he shall sprinkle of the blood of the sin-offering upon the side of the altar; and the rest of the blood shall be wrung out at the bottom of the altar: it is a sin-offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:37 - And he shall look on the plague, and behold, if the plague is in the walls of the house, with hollow streaks, greenish, or reddish, which in sight are lower than the wall;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:39 - And the priest shall come again the seventh day, and shall look; and behold, if the plague is spread in the walls of the house;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:25 - And when the ass saw the angel of the LORD, she thrust herself against the wall, and crushed Balaam's foot against the wall: and he smote her again.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:4 - And the suburbs of the cities which ye shall give to the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits on all sides.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:15 - Then she let them down by a cord through the window: for her house was upon the town-wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:11 - And Saul cast the javelin; for he said, I will smite David even to the wall. And David escaped from his presence twice.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:10 - And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the javelin; but he slipped away from Saul's presence, and he smote the javelin into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:25 - And the king sat upon his seat, as at other times, even upon a seat by the wall: and Jonathan arose, and Abner sat by Saul's side, and David's place was empty.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:22 - So and more also do God to the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him by the morning light any male person.)
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:34 - For in very deed, as the LORD God of Israel liveth, who hath kept me back from hurting thee, except thou hadst hasted and come to meet me, surely there had not been left to Nabal by the morning light any male person.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:11 - And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar-trees, and carpenters, and masons: and they built David a house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:33 - And he spoke of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even to the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spoke also of beasts, and of fowls, and of creeping animals, and of fishes.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:5 - And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, against the walls of the house round about, both of the temple and of the oracle: and he made chambers round about:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:6 - The nethermost chamber was five cubits broad, and the middle was six cubits broad, and the third was seven cubits broad: for without in the wall of the house he made narrowed rests round about, that the beams should not be fastened in the walls of the house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:15 - And he built the walls of the house within with boards of cedar, both the floor of the house, and the walls of the ceiling: and he covered them on the inside with wood, and covered the floor of the house with planks of fir.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:16 - And he built twenty cubits on the sides of the house, both the floor and the walls with boards of cedar: he even built them for it within, even for the oracle, even for the most holy place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:27 - And he set the cherubim within the inner house: and they stretched forth the wings of the cherubim, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched one another in the midst of the house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:29 - And he carved all the walls of the house around with carved figures of cherubim, and palm trees, and open flowers, within and without.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:10 - Therefore behold, I will bring evil upon the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam the males, and him that is shut up and left in Israel, and will take away the remnant of the house of Jeroboam, as a man taketh away dung, till it is all gone.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:11 - And it came to pass, when he began to reign, as soon as he sat on his throne, that he slew all the house of Baasha: he left him not one male, neither of his kinsman, nor of his friends.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:21 - Behold, I will bring evil upon thee, and will take away thy posterity, and will cut off from Ahab the males, and him that is shut up and left in Israel,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:10 - Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall; and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a stool, and a candlestick: and it shall be, when he cometh to us, that he shall turn in thither.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:8 - For the whole house of Ahab shall perish: and I will cut off from Ahab the males, and him that is shut up and left in Israel:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:33 - And he said, Throw her down. So they threw her down: and some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses: and he trod her under foot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:2 - Then he turned his face to the wall, and prayed to the LORD, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:1 - Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and timber of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build him a house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:4 - Even three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and seven thousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the houses:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 3:7 - He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls of it, and the doors of it, with gold; and engraved cherubim on the walls.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 3:11 - And the wings of the cherubim were twenty cubits long: one wing of the one cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing was likewise five cubits, reaching to the wing of the other cherub.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 3:12 - And one wing of the other cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing was five cubits also, joining to the wing of the other cherub.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:3 - How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:5 - For it is a day of trouble, and of treading down, and of perplexity by the Lord GOD of hosts in the valley of vision, breaking down the walls, and of crying to the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:4 - For thou hast been a defense to the poor, a defense to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:2 - Then Hezekiah turned his face towards the wall, and prayed to the LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:10 - We grope for the wall like the blind, and we grope as if we had no eyes: we stumble at noon day as in the night; we are in desolate places as dead men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:19 - My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart maketh a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because thou hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:3 - Moreover take thou to thee an iron pan, and set it for a wall of iron between thee and the city: and set thy face against it, and it shall be besieged, and thou shalt lay siege against it. This shall be a sign to the house of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:7 - And he brought me to the door of the court; and when I looked, behold a hole in the wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:8 - Then said he to me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had digged in the wall, behold a door.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:10 - So I went in and saw; and behold every form of creeping animals, and abominable beasts, and all the idols of the house of Israel, portrayed around upon the wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:5 - Dig thou through the wall in their sight, and carry out thereby.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:7 - And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for captivity, and in the evening I digged through the wall with my hand; I brought it forth in the twilight, and I bore it upon my shoulder in their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:12 - And the prince that is among them shall bear upon his shoulder in the twilight, and shall go forth: they shall dig through the wall to carry out thereby: he shall cover his face, that he may not see the ground with his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:12 - Lo, when the wall hath fallen, shall it not be said to you, Where is the daubing with which ye have daubed it?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:14 - So will I break down the wall that ye have daubed with untempered mortar, and bring it down to the ground, so that its foundation shall be made bare, and it shall fall, and ye shall be consumed in the midst of it: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:15 - Thus will I accomplish my wrath upon the wall, and upon them that have daubed it with untempered mortar, and will say to you, The wall is no more, neither they that daubed it;

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