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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]excellence You overthrow those who rise up against You;

You send out Your burning anger, and it consumes them like chaff H7179.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:25 -

“Will You scare away a scattered leaf?

Or will You pursue the dry chaff H7179?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:28 -

“The [fn]arrow cannot make him flee;

Slingstones are turned into stubble H7179 for him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:29 -

“Clubs are regarded as stubble H7179;

He laughs at the rattling of the javelin.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:13 -

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 in the flame,

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

For they have rejected the Law of the LORD of armies,

And discarded the word of the Holy One of Israel.

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 stock taken root in the earth,

But He merely blows on them, and they wither,

And the storm carries them away like stubble H7179.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:2 -

“Who has stirred one from the east

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

He turns nations over to him

And subdues kings.

He makes them like dust with his sword,

Like 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 save 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 drifting straw H7179

To the desert wind.

Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:5 -

[fn]With a noise as of chariots

They leap about on the tops of the mountains,

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

Like a mighty people drawn up 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 like 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 the LORD has spoken.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:10 -

Like tangled thorns,

And like those who are drunken with their drink,

They are consumed

Like stubble H7179 completely dried up.

Unchecked Copy BoxMal 4:1 -

[fn]For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every evildoer will be chaff H7179; and the day that is coming will set them ablaze,” says the LORD of armies, “so that it will leave them neither root nor branches.

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