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Lexicon :: Strong's H7159 - qāram

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2071

Strong’s Definitions

קָרַם qâram, kaw-ram'; a primitive root; to cover:—cover.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H7159 in the following manner: cover (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H7159 in the following manner: cover (2x).
  1. to spread or lay something over, cover, spread over

    1. (Qal) to be spread over

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָרַם qâram, kaw-ram'; a primitive root; to cover:—cover.
STRONGS H7159: Abbreviations
† [קָרַם] verb spread or lay something over (Late Hebrew id. form a crust, so Hiph. יקרים על Ecclus 43:20; Aramaic קְרַם, bdb090107, incrust, overlay); —
Qal Perfect 1st person singular וְקָרַמְתִּ֫י עֲלֵיכֶם עוֺר Ezekiel 37:6 I will spread skin over you (i.e. the dry bones); Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיִּקְרַם עֲלֵיהֶם עוֺר Ezekiel 37:8 (so Gi van d. H.; Baer וַיִּקְרָם, of which conflicting explanations Ges§§ 9u, 29i), indefinite subject instead of passive; but read Niph. וַיִּקָּ֫רֶם Syriac Version (compare Vulgate) Co Berthol Toy Krae.
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37:6; 37:8


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Strong's Number H7159 matches the Hebrew קָרַם (qāram),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:6 - And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover H7159 you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye shall live; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:8 - And when I beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered H7159 them above: but there was no breath in them.
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