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Lexicon :: Strong's H7045 - qᵊlālâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2028d

Strong’s Definitions

קְלָלָה qᵉlâlâh, kel-aw-law'; from H7043; vilification:—(ac-) curse(-d, -ing).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x

The KJV translates Strong's H7045 in the following manner: curse (27x), cursing (5x), accursed (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x
The KJV translates Strong's H7045 in the following manner: curse (27x), cursing (5x), accursed (1x).
  1. curse, vilification, execration

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קְלָלָה qᵉlâlâh, kel-aw-law'; from H7043; vilification:—(ac-) curse(-d, -ing).
STRONGS H7045: Abbreviations
קְלָלָה 33 noun feminine curse; — absoluteק׳ Genesis 27:12 +; construct קִלְלַת Judges 9:57 +; suffix קִלְלָֽתְךָ Genesis 27:13, קִלְלָתוֺ 2 Samuel 16:22 (van d. H. Kt קללתי, so We Dr Löhr); plural קְלָלוֺת Deuteronomy 28:15, 45; — curse, Genesis 27:12, 13(J); often opposed to בְּרָכָה, Deuteronomy 11:26, 28; Deuteronomy 23:6 = Nehemiah 13:2, + 8 times Deuteronomy; Joshua 8:34 (D), Judges 9:57; Psalm 109:17; Psalm 109:18; Proverbs 27:14; קִלְלַת חִנָּם Proverbs 26:2 a groundless curse, compare 2 Samuel 16:12; קְלָלָה נִמְרֶצֶת 1 Kings 2:8 a grievous curse; = a formula of cursing Jeremiah 29:22; = object of curse, קִלְלַת אֱלֹהִים תָּלוּי Deuteronomy 21:23, שַׁמָּה וּקְלָלָה 2 Kings 22:19, compare Jeremiah 24:9; Jeremiah 25:18 + 6 times Jeremiah; Zechariah 8:13.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


27:12; 27:12; 27:13; 27:13


11:26; 11:28; 21:23; 23:6; 28:15; 28:45




9:57; 9:57

2 Samuel

16:12; 16:22

1 Kings


2 Kings





109:17; 109:18


26:2; 27:14


24:9; 25:18; 29:22




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7045 matches the Hebrew קְלָלָה (qᵊlālâ),
which occurs 33 times in 33 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:12 - “Perhaps my father will feel me, then I will be as a [fn]deceiver in his sight, and I will bring upon myself a curse H7045 and not a blessing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:13 - But his mother said to him, “Your curse H7045 be on me, my son; only obey my voice, and go, get them for me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:26 - “See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse: H7045
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:28 - and the curse, H7045 if you do not listen to the commandments of the LORD your God, but turn aside from the way which I am commanding you today, [fn]by following other gods which you have not known.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:29 - “It shall come about, when the LORD your God brings you into the land where you are entering to possess it, that you shall place the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse H7045 on Mount Ebal.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:23 - his corpse shall not hang all night on the tree, but you shall surely bury him on the same day (for he who is hanged is [fn]accursed H7045 of God), so that you do not defile your land which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:5 - “Nevertheless, the LORD your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, but the LORD your God turned the curse H7045 into a blessing for you because the LORD your God loves you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:13 - “For the curse, H7045 these shall stand on Mount Ebal: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:15 - “But it shall come about, if you do not [fn]obey the LORD your God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes with which I charge you today, that all these curses H7045 will come upon you and overtake you:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:45 - “So all these curses H7045 shall come on you and pursue you and overtake you until you are destroyed, because you would not [fn]obey the LORD your God by keeping His commandments and His statutes which He commanded you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:27 - ‘Therefore, the anger of the LORD burned against that land, to bring upon it every curse H7045 which is written in this book;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:1 - “So it shall be when all of these things have come upon you, the blessing and the curse H7045 which I have set before you, and you [fn]call them to mind in all nations where the LORD your God has banished you,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:19 - “I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. H7045 So choose life in order that you may live, you and your [fn]descendants,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:34 - Then afterward he read all the words of the law, the blessing and the curse, H7045 according to all that is written in the book of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:57 - Also God returned all the wickedness of the men of Shechem on their heads, and the curse H7045 of Jotham the son of Jerubbaal came [fn]upon them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:12 - “Perhaps the LORD will look on my affliction and [fn]return good to me instead of his cursing H7045 this day.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:8 - “Behold, there is with you Shimei the son of Gera the Benjamite, of Bahurim; now it was he who cursed me with a [fn]violent curse H7045 on the day I went to Mahanaim. But when he came down to me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the LORD, saying, ‘I will not put you to death with the sword.’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:19 - because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before the LORD when you heard what I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants that they should become a desolation and a curse, H7045 and you have torn your clothes and wept before Me, I truly have heard you,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:2 - because they did not meet the sons of Israel with bread and water, but hired Balaam against them to curse them. However, our God turned the curse H7045 into a blessing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:17 - He also loved cursing, H7045 so it came to him;
And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:18 - But he clothed himself with cursing H7045 as with his garment,
And it entered into [fn]his body like water
And like oil into his bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:2 - Like a sparrow in its [fn]flitting, like a swallow in its flying,
So a curse H7045 without cause does not [fn]alight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:14 - He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning,
It will be reckoned a curse H7045 to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:9 - ‘I will make them a terror and an evil for all the kingdoms of the earth, as a reproach and a proverb, a taunt and a curse H7045 in all places where I will scatter them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:18 - Jerusalem and the cities of Judah and its kings and its princes, to make them a ruin, a horror, a hissing and a curse, H7045 as it is this day;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:6 - then I will make this house like Shiloh, and this city I will make a curse H7045 to all the nations of the earth.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:22 - ‘Because of them a curse H7045 will be [fn]used by all the exiles from Judah who are in Babylon, saying, “May the LORD make you like Zedekiah and like Ahab, whom the king of Babylon roasted in the fire,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:18 - For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, “As My anger and wrath have been poured out on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so My wrath will be poured out on you when you enter Egypt. And you will become a curse, H7045 an object of horror, an imprecation H7045 and a reproach; and you will see this place no more.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:8 - provoking Me to anger with the works of your hands, burning [fn]sacrifices to other gods in the land of Egypt, where you are entering to reside, so that you might be cut off and become a curse H7045 and a reproach among all the nations of the earth?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:12 - ‘And I will take away the remnant of Judah who have set their [fn]mind on entering the land of Egypt to reside there, and they will all [fn]meet their end in the land of Egypt; they will fall by the sword and meet their end by famine. Both small and great will die by the sword and famine; and they will become a curse, H7045 an object of horror, an imprecation H7045 and a reproach.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:22 - “So the LORD was no longer able to endure it, because of the evil of your deeds, because of the abominations which you have committed; thus your land has become a ruin, an object of horror and a curse, H7045 without an inhabitant, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:13 - “For I have sworn by Myself,” declares the LORD, “that Bozrah will become an object of horror, a reproach, a ruin and a curse; H7045 and all its cities will become perpetual ruins.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:13 - ‘It will come about that just as you were a curse H7045 among the nations, O house of Judah and house of Israel, so I will save you that you may become a blessing. Do not fear; let your hands be strong.’
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