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Lexicon :: Strong's H7031 - qal

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Contracted from קָלַל (H7043)
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TWOT Reference: 2028a

Strong’s Definitions

קַל qal, kal; contracted from H7043; light; (by implication) rapid (also adverbial):—light, swift(-ly).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H7031 in the following manner: swift (9x), swiftly (2x), swifter (1x), light (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H7031 in the following manner: swift (9x), swiftly (2x), swifter (1x), light (1x).
  1. swift, light, fleet

    1. swift

    2. one who is swift

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קַל qal, kal; contracted from H7043; light; (by implication) rapid (also adverbial):—light, swift(-ly).
STRONGS H7031: Abbreviations
קַל adjective light, swift, fleet; — masculine singular ק׳ Amos 2:15 +, קָ֑ל Amos 2:14; feminine singular קַלָּה Jeremiah 2:23; plural קַלִּים Isaiah 18:2+; — קַל בְּרַגְלָיו light with his feet Amos 2:15; 2 Samuel 2:18; ק׳, alone, swift, messengers Isaiah 18:2, pursuers Lamentations 4:19 (מִן compare), camel Jeremiah 2:23, cloud Isaiah 19:1; of swift vanishing of wicked Job 24:18 (Bu קַלּוּ for קַל הוּא); as substantive Amos 2:14; Jeremiah 46:6; Ecclesiastes 9:11, = swift (horse) Isaiah 30:16; קַל as adverb, swiftly (+ מְהֵרָה) Isaiah 5:26; Joel 4:4 [Joel 3:4].
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel







5:26; 18:2; 18:2; 19:1; 30:16


2:23; 2:23; 46:6






2:14; 2:14; 2:15; 2:15


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7031 matches the Hebrew קַל (qal),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:18 - And there were three sons of Zeruiah there, Joab, and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was as light H7031 of foot as a wild roe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:18 - He is swift H7031 as the waters; their portion is cursed in the earth: he beholdeth not the way of the vineyards.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:11 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, H7031 nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:26 - And he will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, and will hiss unto them from the end of the earth: and, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly: H7031
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 18:2 - That sendeth ambassadors by the sea, even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters, saying, Go, ye swift H7031 messengers, to a nation scattered and peeled, to a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden down, whose land the rivers have spoiled!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:1 - The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD rideth upon a swift H7031 cloud, and shall come into Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:16 - But ye said, No; for we will flee upon horses; therefore shall ye flee: and, We will ride upon the swift; H7031 therefore shall they that pursue you be swift.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:23 - How canst thou say, I am not polluted, I have not gone after Baalim? see thy way in the valley, know what thou hast done: thou art a swift H7031 dromedary traversing her ways;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:6 - Let not the swift H7031 flee away, nor the mighty man escape; they shall stumble, and fall toward the north by the river Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:19 - Our persecutors are swifter H7031 than the eagles of the heaven: they pursued us upon the mountains, they laid wait for us in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:4 - Yea, and what have ye to do with me, O Tyre, and Zidon, and all the coasts of Palestine? will ye render me a recompence? and if ye recompense me, swiftly H7031 and speedily will I return your recompence upon your own head;
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:14 - Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, H7031 and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself:
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:15 - Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift H7031 of foot shall not deliver himself: neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself.
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