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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)
Dictionary Aids

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.
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 for yourself an ark of gopher wood; you shall make the ark with rooms, H7064 and shall [fn]cover it inside and out with pitch.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:21 - And he looked at the Kenite, and took up his discourse and said,
“Your dwelling place is enduring,
And your nest H7064 is set in the cliff.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:6 - “If you happen to come upon a bird’s nest H7064 along the way, in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs, and the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:11 - “Like an eagle that stirs up its nest, H7064
That hovers over its young,
He spread His wings and caught them,
He carried them on His pinions.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:18 - “Then I [fn]thought, ‘I shall die [fn]in my nest, H7064
And I shall multiply my days as the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:27 - “Is it at your [fn]command that the eagle mounts up
And makes his nest H7064 on high?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:3 - The bird also has found a house,
And the swallow a nest H7064 for herself, where she may lay her young,
Even Your altars, O LORD of hosts,
My King and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:8 - Like a bird that wanders from her nest, H7064
So is a man who wanders from his [fn]home.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:14 - And my hand reached to the riches of the peoples like a nest, H7064
And as one gathers abandoned eggs, I gathered all the earth;
And there was not one that flapped its wing or opened its beak or chirped.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:2 - Then, like [fn]fleeing birds or scattered [fn]nestlings, H7064
The daughters of Moab will be at the fords of the Arnon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:16 - “As for the terror of you,
The arrogance of your heart has deceived you,
O you who live in the clefts of [fn]the rock,
Who occupy the height of the hill.
Though you make your nest H7064 as high as an eagle’s,
I will bring you down from there,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:4 - “Though you build high like the eagle,
Though you set your nest H7064 among the stars,
From there I will bring you down,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:9 - “Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house
To put his nest H7064 on high,
To be delivered from the hand of calamity!

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