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Lexicon :: Strong's H7179 - qaš

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2091a

Strong’s Definitions

קַשׁ qash, kash; from H7197; straw (as dry):—stubble.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H7179 in the following manner: stubble (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H7179 in the following manner: stubble (16x).
  1. stubble, chaff

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קַשׁ qash, kash; from H7197; straw (as dry):—stubble.
STRONGS H7179: Abbreviations
קַשׁ noun masculineNahum 1:10 stubble, chaff; — absolute ק׳ Exodus 5:12 +, קַ֑שׁ Exodus 15:7; — literal as accusative of congnate meaning with verb לְקשֵׁשׁ ק׳ לַתֶּבֶן Exodus 5:12 (J); in simile, as inflammable, Exodus 15:7; Isaiah 5:24; Isaiah 47:14; Nahum 1:10; Joel 2:5, so in metaphor Isaiah 33:11; Obadiah 18; Malachi 3:19; in simile, as driven by wind Isaiah 40:24; Isaiah 41:2; Jeremiah 13:24; Psalm 83:14; figurative of the worthless Job 13:25, of harmless trifles Job 41:20; Job 41:21.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:12; 5:12; 15:7; 15:7


13:25; 41:20; 41:21




5:24; 33:11; 40:24; 41:2; 47:14








1:10; 1:10


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7179 matches the Hebrew קַשׁ (qaš),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:12 - So the people scattered through all the land of Egypt to gather stubble H7179 for straw.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:7 -

“And in the greatness of Your [fn]exaltation You pull down those who rise up against You;

You send forth Your burning anger, and it devours them as chaff H7179.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:25 -

“Will You cause a driven leaf to tremble?

Or will You pursue the dry chaff H7179?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:28 -

“The [fn]arrow cannot make it flee;

Slingstones are turned into stubble H7179 for it.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:29 -

“Clubs are regarded as stubble H7179;

It laughs at the rattling of the javelin.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:13 -

O my God, make them like the [fn]whirling dust,

Like chaff H7179 before the wind.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:24 -

Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes stubble H7179

And dry grass collapses into the flame,

So their root will become like rot and their blossom [fn]blow away as dust;

For they have rejected the law of Yahweh of hosts

And the word of the Holy One of Israel they have spurned.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:11 -

“You have conceived [fn]chaff, you will give birth to stubble H7179;

[fn]My breath will consume you like a fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:24 -

[fn]Scarcely have they been planted;

[fn]Scarcely have they been sown;

[fn]Scarcely has their stem taken root in the earth,

But He merely blows on them, and they [fn]wither,

And the storm carries them away like stubble H7179.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:2 -

“Who has awakened one from the east

Whom He calls in righteousness to His [fn]feet?

He gives up nations before him

And [fn]has dominion over kings.

He makes them like dust with his sword,

As the wind-driven chaff H7179 with his bow.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:14 -

“Behold, they have become like stubble H7179,

Fire burns them;

They cannot deliver themselves from the power of the flame;

There will be no coal to warm by

Nor a fire to sit before!

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:24 -

“Therefore I will scatter them like chaff H7179 passing away

Into the wilderness wind.

Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:5 -

[fn]With a noise as of chariots

They leap on the tops of the mountains,

Like the [fn]crackling of a flame of fire consumes the stubble H7179,

Like a mighty people arranged for battle.

Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:18 -

“Then the house of Jacob will be a fire

And the house of Joseph a flame;

But the house of Esau will be as stubble H7179.

And they will set [fn]them on fire and consume [fn]them

So that there will be no survivor of the house of Esau,”

For Yahweh has spoken.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:10 -

Like tangled thorns,

And like those who are drunken with their drink,

They are consumed

As stubble H7179 fully dried up.

Unchecked Copy BoxMal 4:1 -

[fn]For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every worker of wickedness will be chaff H7179; and the day that is coming will set them aflame,” says Yahweh of hosts, “so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.”

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