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Lexicon :: Strong's H7064 - qēn

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Contracted from קָנַן (H7077)
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TWOT Reference: 2042a

Strong’s Definitions

קֵן qên, kane; contracted from H7077; a nest (as fixed), sometimes including the nestlings; figuratively, a chamber or dwelling:—nest, room.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H7064 in the following manner: nest (12x), room (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H7064 in the following manner: nest (12x), room (1x).
  1. nest

    1. nest (of bird)

    2. cells (like nests in Noah's ark)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קֵן qên, kane; contracted from H7077; a nest (as fixed), sometimes including the nestlings; figuratively, a chamber or dwelling:—nest, room.
STRONGS H7064: Abbreviations
קֵן noun masculineDeuteronomy 22:6 nest; — absolute ק׳ Isaiah 10:14 +; construct קַןֿ Deuteronomy 22:6; suffix קִנּוֺ Deuteronomy 32:11+, etc.; plural קִנִּים Genesis 6:14; —
1. nest, of bird Deuteronomy 22:6; Job 39:27; in sim Isaiah 10:14; Proverbs 27:8, of nestlings Deuteronomy 32:11; Isaiah 16:2 (קֵן מְשֻׁלָּח֑), perhaps also עִםקִֿנִּי Job 29:18, but difficult, CheJQ July, 1897, 578 proposes זָקֵן or בִּוִקֻנַי (compare Greek Version of the LXX); nest on high, of rock-dwellings Numbers 24:21 (JE) Jeremiah 49:16; Obadiah 4; figurative of Chaldeans' secure abode Habakkuk 2:9; temple as secure home for Israel Psalm 84:4 (figurative of swallow).
2. cells, like nests, in Noah's ark Genesis 6:14 (P; read probably קִנִּים קִנִּים, so Lag Ol BuUrg.255 Di Holz Gunk).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:14; 6:14




22:6; 22:6; 22:6; 32:11; 32:11


29:18; 39:27






10:14; 10:14; 16:2








Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7064 matches the Hebrew קֵן (qēn),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:14 - Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms H7064 shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:21 - And he looked on the Kenites, and took up his parable, and said, Strong is thy dwellingplace, and thou puttest thy nest H7064 in a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:6 - If a bird's nest H7064 chance to be before thee in the way in any tree, or on the ground, whether they be young ones, or eggs, and the dam sitting upon the young, or upon the eggs, thou shalt not take the dam with the young:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:11 - As an eagle stirreth up her nest, H7064 fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:18 - Then I said, I shall die in my nest, H7064 and I shall multiply my days as the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:27 - Doth the eagle mount up at thy command, and make her nest H7064 on high?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:3 - Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest H7064 for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:8 - As a bird that wandereth from her nest, H7064 so is a man that wandereth from his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:14 - And my hand hath found as a nest H7064 the riches of the people: and as one gathereth eggs that are left, have I gathered all the earth; and there was none that moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:2 - For it shall be, that, as a wandering bird cast out of the nest, H7064 so the daughters of Moab shall be at the fords of Arnon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:16 - Thy terribleness hath deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, that holdest the height of the hill: though thou shouldest make thy nest H7064 as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:4 - Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest H7064 among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:9 - Woe to him that coveteth an evil covetousness to his house, that he may set his nest H7064 on high, that he may be delivered from the power of evil!
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