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Lexicon :: Strong's H7081 - qesem

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קֶסֶם
Transliteration
qesem
Pronunciation
keh'-sem
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2044a

Strong’s Definitions

קֶסֶם qeçem, keh'-sem; from H7080; a lot; also divination (including its fee), oracle:—(reward of) divination, divine sentence, witchcraft.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H7081 in the following manner: divination (9x), witchcraft (1x), divine sentence (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H7081 in the following manner: divination (9x), witchcraft (1x), divine sentence (1x).
  1. divination, witchcraft

    1. of the nations, Balaam

    2. of false prophets

    3. in a good sense (king's lips as oracles)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קֶסֶם qeçem, keh'-sem; from H7080; a lot; also divination (including its fee), oracle:—(reward of) divination, divine sentence, witchcraft.
STRONGS H7081:
קֶ֫סֶם noun [masculine] divination; — absolute ק׳ Numbers 23:25+, קָ֑סֶם Ezekiel 21:26; construct קֶסֶם Ezekiel 13:6; plural קְסְמִים Deuteronomy 18:10 +; —
1. of the nations : Balaam, Numbers 23:23 (poem in J E; || נַחַשׁ; with ב against; as accusative of congnate meaning with verb לִקְאָםקֿ׳ Ezekiel 21:26; ק׳ as instrument of divination בִּימִינוֺ Ezekiel 21:27; so of elders of Moab and Midian, קְסָמִים בְּיָדָם, Numbers 22:7(E). — Isaiah 2:6 see [קָסַם].
2. of false prophets כָּזָב ק׳ Ezekiel 13:6 (but see [קָסַם]); ק׳ as accusative of congnate meaning with verb Ezekiel 13:23 (Co Berthol Krae כָּזָב as Ezekiel 13:9; Ezekiel 21:34; Ezekiel 22:38); צֱלִיל ק׳ (so Gf for MT וֶאֱלִו֯ל Jeremiah 14:4 (all || חזה שׁוא or שׁקר) קֹסֵם קְסָמִים); prohibited Deuteronomy 18:10; 2 Kings 17:17; reprobated 1 Samuel 15:23 (poem; || תרפים).
3. in good sense עַל שִׂפְתֵי ק׳ מֶלֶךְ Proverbs 16:10 (king's lips as oracle).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

22:7; 23:23; 23:25

Deuteronomy

18:10; 18:10

1 Samuel

15:23

2 Kings

17:17

Proverbs

16:10

Isaiah

2:6

Jeremiah

14:4

Ezekiel

13:6; 13:6; 13:9; 13:23; 21:26; 21:26; 21:27

H7081

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7081 matches the Hebrew קֶסֶם (qesem),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:7 - So the elders of Moab and the elders of Midian departed with the fees for divination in their hand. And they came to Balaam and gave him Balak’s message.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:23 - For there is no enchantment against Jacob,
no divination against Israel;
now it shall be said of Jacob and Israel,
‘What has God wrought!’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:10 - There shall not be found among you anyone who burns his son or his daughter as an offering,[fn] anyone who practices divination or tells fortunes or interprets omens, or a sorcerer
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:23 - For rebellion is as the sin of divination,
and presumption is as iniquity and idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the LORD,
he has also rejected you from being king.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:17 - And they burned their sons and their daughters as offerings[fn] and used divination and omens and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the LORD, provoking him to anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:10 - An oracle is on the lips of a king;
his mouth does not sin in judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:14 - And the LORD said to me: “The prophets are prophesying lies in my name. I did not send them, nor did I command them or speak to them. They are prophesying to you a lying vision, worthless divination, and the deceit of their own minds.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:6 - They have seen false visions and lying divinations. They say, ‘Declares the LORD,’ when the LORD has not sent them, and yet they expect him to fulfill their word.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:23 - therefore you shall no more see false visions nor practice divination. I will deliver my people out of your hand. And you shall know that I am the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:21 - For the king of Babylon stands at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination. He shakes the arrows; he consults the teraphim;[fn] he looks at the liver.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:22 - Into his right hand comes the divination for Jerusalem, to set battering rams, to open the mouth with murder, to lift up the voice with shouting, to set battering rams against the gates, to cast up mounds, to build siege towers.

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