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Lexicon :: Strong's H7151 - qiryâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From קָרָה (H7136) in the sense of flooring, i.e. building
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Strong’s Definitions

קִרְיָה qiryâh, kir-yaw'; from H7136 in the sense of flooring, i.e. building; a city:—city.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's H7151 in the following manner: city (31x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's H7151 in the following manner: city (31x).
  1. city, town

    1. in general

    2. in specific

    3. collective

    4. indefinite

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קִרְיָה qiryâh, kir-yaw'; from H7136 in the sense of flooring, i.e. building; a city:—city.
STRONGS H7151: Abbreviations
קִרְיָה noun feminine town, city (synonym of עִיר, chiefly in poetry, and in the higher style; perhaps from above √ as meeting-place of men; compare proper name, of a location MI13 קרית, l.10 קריתן; Jewish-Aramaic קַרְיָה); — absolute ק׳ Isaiah 1:21 +; construct קִרְיַת Numbers 21:28 +; —
2. of specific towns, Hosea 6:8 (גִּלְעָד, Greek Version of the LXXManuscripts Γαλγαλα, compare Now); קִרְיַת סִיחֹן Numbers 21:28; Damascus, מְשׂוֺשִׂי ק׳ Jeremiah 49:25 (|| עִיר תְּהִלָּה); especially of Jerusalem Micah 4:10; Isaiah 29:1; Isaiah 33:20, רְחֹבוֺת ק׳ Lamentations 2:11, מֶלֶךְ רָ֑ב ק׳ Psalm 48:3, city for inhabitants 1 Kings 1:41,45, ק׳ נֶאֱמָנָה Isaiah 1:21,26 (|| עִיר הַצֶּדֶק), עַלִּיזָה ק׳ Isaiah 22:2 (|| עִיר הוֺמִיָּה), Isaiah 32:13.
3. in Isaiah 24-26 collective, i.e. denoting various, representative, cities, תֹּהוּ ק׳ Isaiah 24:10, ק׳ בְּצוּרָה Isaiah 25:2, גּוֺיִם עָרִיצִים ק׳ Isaiah 25:3, נִשְׂגָּבָה ק׳ Isaiah 26:5; so probably Habakkuk 2:8,17.
4. indefinite, Habakkuk 2:12 (|| עִיר); Proverbs 29:8, עֹז ק׳ Proverbs 18:19 a city of strength, so עֻזּוֺ ק׳ Proverbs 10:15 (in figurative) = Proverbs 18:11 (id.); = inhabitants, Proverbs 11:10, הֲמוֺן ק׳ Job 39:7.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H7149.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


21:28; 21:28


2:36; 3:4

1 Kings

1:41; 1:45






10:15; 11:10; 18:11; 18:19; 29:8


1:21; 1:21; 1:26; 22:2; 24; 24:10; 25; 25:2; 25:3; 26; 26:5; 29:1; 32:13; 33:20










2:8; 2:12; 2:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7151 matches the Hebrew קִרְיָה (qiryâ),
which occurs 29 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:28 - “For a fire went forth from Heshbon,
A flame from the town H7151 of Sihon;
It devoured Ar of Moab,
The [fn]dominant [fn]heights of the Arnon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:36 - “From Aroer which is on the edge of the [fn]valley of Arnon and from the city which is in the [fn]valley, even to Gilead, there was no city H7151 that was too high for us; the LORD our God delivered all [fn]over to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:4 - “We captured all his cities at that time; there was not a city H7151 which we did not take from them: sixty cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:41 - Now Adonijah and all the guests who were with him heard it as they finished eating. When Joab heard the sound of the trumpet, he said, “Why [fn]is the city H7151 making such an uproar?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:45 - “Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet have anointed him king in Gihon, and they have come up from there rejoicing, so that the city H7151 is in an uproar. This is the noise which you have heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:7 - “He scorns the tumult of the city, H7151
The shoutings of the driver he does not hear.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:2 - Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth,
Is Mount Zion in the far north,
The city H7151 of the great King.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:15 - The rich man’s wealth is his [fn]fortress, H7151
The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:10 - When it goes well with the righteous, the city H7151 rejoices,
And when the wicked perish, there is joyful shouting.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:11 - A rich man’s wealth is his strong city, H7151
And like a high wall in his own imagination.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:19 - A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city, H7151
And contentions are like the bars of a citadel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:8 - Scorners set a city H7151 aflame,
But wise men turn away anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:21 - How the faithful city H7151 has become a harlot,
She who was full of justice!
Righteousness once lodged in her,
But now murderers.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:26 - “Then I will restore your judges as at the first,
And your counselors as at the beginning;
After that you will be called the city of righteousness,
A faithful city.” H7151
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:2 - You who were full of noise,
You boisterous town, you exultant city; H7151
Your slain were not slain with the sword,
Nor [fn]did they die in battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:10 - The city H7151 of chaos is broken down;
Every house is shut up so that none may enter.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:2 - For You have made a city into a heap,
A fortified city H7151 into a ruin;
A palace of strangers is a city no more,
It will never be rebuilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:3 - Therefore a strong people will glorify You;
Cities H7151 of ruthless nations will revere You.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:5 - “For He has brought low those who dwell on high, the unassailable city; H7151
He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He casts it to the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:1 - Woe, O [fn]Ariel, [fn]Ariel the city H7151 where David once camped!
Add year to year, [fn]observe your feasts on schedule.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:13 - For the land of my people in which thorns and briars shall come up;
Yea, for all the joyful houses and for the jubilant city. H7151
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:20 - Look upon Zion, the city H7151 of our appointed feasts;
Your eyes will see Jerusalem, an undisturbed habitation,
A tent which will not be folded;
Its stakes will never be pulled up,
Nor any of its cords be torn apart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:25 - “How [fn]the city of praise has not been deserted,
The town H7151 of My joy!
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:11 - My eyes fail because of tears,
My [fn]spirit is greatly troubled;
My [fn]heart is poured out on the earth
Because of the [fn]destruction of the daughter of my people,
When little ones and infants faint
In the streets of the city. H7151
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 6:8 - Gilead is a city H7151 of wrongdoers,
Tracked with bloody footprints.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:10 - “Writhe and labor to give birth,
Daughter of Zion,
Like a woman in childbirth;
For now you will go out of the city, H7151
Dwell in the field,
And go to Babylon.
There you will be rescued;
There the LORD will redeem you
From the hand of your enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:8 - “Because you have looted many nations,
All the remainder of the peoples will loot you—
Because of human bloodshed and violence [fn]done to the land,
To the town H7151 and all its inhabitants.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:12 - “Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed
And founds a town H7151 with [fn]violence!
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:17 - “For the violence [fn]done to Lebanon will [fn]overwhelm you,
And the devastation of its beasts [fn]by which you terrified them,
Because of human bloodshed and violence [fn]done to the land,
To the town H7151 and all its inhabitants.
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