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Lexicon :: Strong's H7144 - qrḥ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2069b

Strong’s Definitions

קׇרְחָה qorchâh, kor-khaw'; or קׇרְחָא qorchâʼ; (Ezekiel 27:31), from H7139; baldness:—bald(-ness), × utterly.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H7144 in the following manner: baldness (9x), bald (1x), utterly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H7144 in the following manner: baldness (9x), bald (1x), utterly (1x).
  1. baldness, bald

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קׇרְחָה qorchâh, kor-khaw'; or קׇרְחָא qorchâʼ; (Ezekiel 27:31), from H7139; baldness:—bald(-ness), × utterly.
קָרְחָה noun feminine baldness, bald spot, made as sign of mourning; — absolute ק׳ Isaiah 3:24 +; suffix קָרְחָתֵח Micah 1:16; — bald spot, עַלכָּֿלרֿאֹשׁ Amos 8:10, בְּכָלרֿ׳ Isaiah 15:2; Ezekiel 7:18; בְּראֹשׁ ק׳ Leviticus 21:5 (accusative of congnate meaning with verb); כָּלרֿאֹשׁ ק׳ Jeremiah 48:37; כַנֶּשֶׁר ק׳ Micah 1:16; בֵּין עֵינֵיכֶם Deuteronomy 14:1; opposed to מַעֲשֶׂה מִקְשֶׁה Isaiah 3:24; also Jeremiah 47:5 and (accusative of congnate meaning with verb) Ezekiel 27:31.
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3:24; 3:24; 15:2


47:5; 48:37


7:18; 27:31




1:16; 1:16


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7144 matches the Hebrew קרח (qrḥ),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:5 - ‘They shall not shave any area H7144 on their heads bald H7144, nor shave off the edges of their beards, nor make any cuts in their flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:1 - “You are sons of the LORD your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor [fn]shave a bald H7144 spot H7144 [fn]above your forehead for the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:24 - Now it will come about that instead of balsam oil there will be a stench;
Instead of a belt, a rope;
Instead of well-set hair, a plucked-out H7144 scalp H7144;
Instead of fine clothes, a robe of sackcloth;
And branding instead of beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:2 - [fn]The people have gone up to the [fn]temple and to Dibon, to the high places to weep.
Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba;
Everyone’s head is bald H7144 and every beard is cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:12 - Therefore on that day the Lord [fn]GOD of armies called you to weeping, to wailing,
To shaving H7144 the H7144 head H7144, and to wearing sackcloth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:5 - “Baldness H7144 has come upon Gaza;
Ashkelon has been destroyed.
Remnant of their valley,
How long will you gash yourself?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:37 - “For every head is shaved bald H7144, and every beard cut short; there are gashes on all the hands, and sackcloth around the waists.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:18 - ‘They will put on sackcloth and shuddering will overwhelm them; and shame will be on all faces, and a [fn]bald H7144 patch H7144 on all their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:31 - “Also they will shave themselves bald H7144 for you
And put on sackcloth;
And they will weep for you in bitterness of soul
With bitter mourning.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:10 - “Then I will turn your festivals into mourning,
And all your songs into songs of mourning;
And I will put sackcloth around everyone’s waist,
And [fn]baldness H7144 on every head.
And I will make it like a time of mourning for an only son,
And the end of it will be like a bitter day.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:16 - Shave yourself bald, yes, cut off your hair,
Because of the children of your delight;
Extend your baldness H7144 like the eagle,
For they will go from you into exile.

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