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Lexicon :: Strong's H7027 - qîš

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

קִישׁ Qîysh, keesh; from H6983; a bow; Kish, the name of five Israelites:—Kish.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H7027 in the following manner: Kish (21x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H7027 in the following manner: Kish (21x).
  1. Kish = "bent"

    1. a Benjamite of the family of Matri, father of king Saul

    2. an ancestor of Mordecai

    3. son of Gibeon and brother of Abdon, Zur, Baal, Ner, Nadab, Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah, and Mikloth; uncle of Kish the father of king Saul

    4. a Merarite Levite, son of Mahli and grandson of Merari the progenitor of the family

    5. a Merarite Levite, son of Abdi in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קִישׁ Qîysh, keesh; from H6983; a bow; Kish, the name of five Israelites:—Kish.
STRONGS H7027: Abbreviations
קִישׁ proper name, masculine (probably *קַיְשְׁ Arabic bdb088501 Aramaic קישׁאZMG xi (1896), 167 originally proper name, of deity as Arabic bdb088502 which now only in proper name, of person WeHeid. 2. 67); — K(ε)ις:
1. father of Saul 1 Samuel 9:1, 3(twice in verse); 1 Samuel 10:11, 21; 1 Samuel 14:51; 2 Samuel 21:14; 1 Chronicles 8:30, 33 (where read אַבְנֵר Be Kau Kit), 1 Chronicles 8:33 = 1 Chronicles 9:36, 39 (read as above), 1 Chronicles 9:39; 1 Chronicles 12:1; 1 Chronicles 26:28.
2. Levites :
a. 1 Chronicles 23:21, 22; 1 Chronicles 24:29 (twice in verse).
3. ancestor of Mordecai Esther 2:5 (Κεισαίου).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

9:1; 9:3; 10:11; 10:21; 14:51

2 Samuel


1 Chronicles

8:30; 8:33; 8:33; 9:36; 9:39; 9:39; 12:1; 23:21; 23:22; 24:29; 26:28

2 Chronicles





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7027 matches the Hebrew קִישׁ (qîš),
which occurs 21 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:1 - Now there was a man of Benjamin, whose name was Kish, H7027 the son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bechorath, the son of Aphiah, a Benjamite, a mighty man of power.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:3 - And the asses of Kish H7027 Saul's father were lost. And Kish H7027 said to Saul his son, Take now one of the servants with thee, and arise, go seek the asses.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:11 - And it came to pass, when all that knew him beforetime saw that, behold, he prophesied among the prophets, then the people said one to another, What is this that is come unto the son of Kish? H7027 Is Saul also among the prophets?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:21 - When he had caused the tribe of Benjamin to come near by their families, the family of Matri was taken, and Saul the son of Kish H7027 was taken: and when they sought him, he could not be found.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:51 - And Kish H7027 was the father of Saul; and Ner the father of Abner was the son of Abiel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:14 - And the bones of Saul and Jonathan his son buried they in the country of Benjamin in Zelah, in the sepulchre of Kish H7027 his father: and they performed all that the king commanded. And after that God was intreated for the land.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:30 - And his firstborn son Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, H7027 and Baal, and Nadab,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:33 - And Ner begat Kish, H7027 and Kish H7027 begat Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:36 - And his firstborn son Abdon, then Zur, and Kish, H7027 and Baal, and Ner, and Nadab,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:39 - And Ner begat Kish; H7027 and Kish H7027 begat Saul; and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:1 - Now these are they that came to David to Ziklag, while he yet kept himself close because of Saul the son of Kish: H7027 and they were among the mighty men, helpers of the war.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:21 - The sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mushi. The sons of Mahli; Eleazar, and Kish. H7027
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:22 - And Eleazar died, and had no sons, but daughters: and their brethren the sons of Kish H7027 took them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:29 - Concerning Kish: H7027 the son of Kish H7027 was Jerahmeel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:28 - And all that Samuel the seer, and Saul the son of Kish, H7027 and Abner the son of Ner, and Joab the son of Zeruiah, had dedicated; and whosoever had dedicated any thing, it was under the hand of Shelomith, and of his brethren.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:12 - Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons of Merari, Kish H7027 the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehalelel: and of the Gershonites; Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah:
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:5 - Now in Shushan the palace there was a certain Jew, whose name was Mordecai, the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, H7027 a Benjamite;
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