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Lexicon :: Strong's H7181 - qāšaḇ

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TWOT Reference: 2084

Strong’s Definitions

קָשַׁב qâshab, kaw-shab'; a primitive root; to prick up the ears, i.e. hearken:—attend, (cause to) hear(-ken), give heed, incline, mark (well), regard.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x

The KJV translates Strong's H7181 in the following manner: hearken (27x), attend (10x), heed (3x), hear (2x), incline (1x), marked (1x), regarded (1x), mark well (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x
The KJV translates Strong's H7181 in the following manner: hearken (27x), attend (10x), heed (3x), hear (2x), incline (1x), marked (1x), regarded (1x), mark well (1x).
  1. to hear, be attentive, heed, incline (of ears), attend (of ears), hearken, pay attention, listen

    1. (Qal) incline, attend (of ears), hearken, pay attention, listen

    2. (Hiphil) to pay attention, give attention

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָשַׁב qâshab, kaw-shab'; a primitive root; to prick up the ears, i.e. hearken:—attend, (cause to) hear(-ken), give heed, incline, mark (well), regard.
STRONGS H7181: Abbreviations
[קָשַׁב]46 verb incline, attend, of ears; —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person feminine plural תִּקְשַׁבְנָה Isaiah 32:3 (subject אזנים).
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִקְשִׁיב Jeremiah 23:18; Psalm 66:19, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַקְשִׁב Isaiah 42:23, etc.; Imperative masculine singular הַקְשֵׁב Job 33:21, especially הַקְשִׁ֫יבָה Psalm 5:3 +, etc.; Infinitive construct הַקְשִׁיב 1 Samuel 15:22 +; Participle מַקְשִׁיב Proverbs 1:24 +, plural מַקְשִׁיבִים Songs 8:13; — give attention (sometimes + שָׁמַע); absolute Hosea 5:1; 1 Samuel 15:22; Isaiah 10:30; Isaiah 28:23; Isaiah 34:1; Isaiah 49:1; Micah 1:2 + 12 times; + אֶל person Jeremiah 18:19; Zechariah 1:4; Isaiah 51:4 (|| הֶאֱזִינוּ), לְ person Psalm 55:3; + אֶל of thing Jeremiah 18:18; Nehemiah 9:34; Psalm 142:7, עַל of thing Jeremiah 6:19; Proverbs 17:4; Proverbs 29:12, ל of thing Jeremiah 6:17; Isaiah 48:18; Proverbs 4:20; Proverbs 5:1; Proverbs 7:24; Psalm 5:3; Songs 8:13, ב of thing Psalm 66:19; Psalm 86:6; also with accusative of thing Jeremiah 23:18; Job 13:6; Psalm 17:1; Psalm 61:2; accusative of congnate meaning with verb Isaiah 21:7; apparently = cause to attend, with accusative אָזְנֶ֑ךָ Proverbs 2:2 (+ ל of thing), Psalm 10:17, but usage would be so late and rare that אָזֱנ֑ךָ is probably subj. thing (Ges§ 144m DaSynt. § 109. R. 3).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

15:22; 15:22




13:6; 33:21


5:3; 5:3; 10:17; 17:1; 55:3; 61:2; 66:19; 66:19; 86:6; 142:7


1:24; 2:2; 4:20; 5:1; 7:24; 17:4; 29:12

Song of Songs

8:13; 8:13


10:30; 21:7; 28:23; 32:3; 34:1; 42:23; 48:18; 49:1; 51:4


6:17; 6:19; 18:18; 18:19; 23:18; 23:18








Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7181 matches the Hebrew קָשַׁב (qāšaḇ),
which occurs 46 times in 45 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:22 - Samuel said,
“Does the LORD have as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices
As in obeying the voice of the LORD?
Behold, to obey is better than a sacrifice,
And to pay H7181 attention H7181 is better than the fat of rams.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:15 - and he said, “Listen H7181, all you of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and King Jehoshaphat: This is what the LORD says to you: ‘Do not fear or be dismayed because of this great multitude, for the battle is not yours but God’s.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:10 - So the LORD spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they paid H7181 no attention H7181.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:34 - “For our kings, our leaders, our priests, and our fathers have not kept Your Law
Or paid H7181 attention H7181 to Your commandments and Your [fn]admonitions with which You have [fn]admonished them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:6 - “Please hear my argument,
And give H7181 your attention H7181 to the contentions of my lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:31 - “Pay H7181 attention H7181, Job, listen to me;
Keep silent, and let me speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:2 - Listen H7181 to the sound of my cry for help, my King and my God,
For to You I pray.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:17 - LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble;
You will strengthen their heart, You will make H7181 Your ear attentive H7181
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:1 - A Prayer of David.
Hear a just cause, LORD, give H7181 Your attention H7181 to my cry;
Listen to my prayer, which is not from deceitful lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:2 - Give H7181 Your attention H7181 to me and answer me;
I am restless in my complaint and [fn]severely distracted,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:1 - For the music director; on a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David.
Hear my cry, God;
Give H7181 Your attention H7181 to my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:19 - But God has heard;
He has given H7181 attention H7181 to the sound of my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:6 - Listen, LORD, to my prayer;
And give H7181 Your attention H7181 to the sound of my pleading!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:6 - “Give H7181 Your attention H7181 to my cry,
For I have been brought very low;
Rescue me from my persecutors,
For they are too strong for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:24 - “Because I called and you refused,
I stretched out my hand and no one paid H7181 attention H7181;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:2 - Make H7181 your ear attentive H7181 to wisdom;
Incline your heart to understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:1 - Listen, my sons, to the instruction of a father,
And pay H7181 attention H7181 so that you may [fn]gain understanding,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:20 - My son, pay H7181 attention H7181 to my words;
Incline your ear to my sayings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:1 - My son, pay H7181 attention H7181 to my wisdom,
Incline your ear to my understanding,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:24 - Now therefore, my sons, listen to me,
And pay H7181 attention H7181 to the words of my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:4 - An evildoer listens H7181 to wicked lips;
A [fn]liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:12 - If a ruler pays H7181 attention H7181 to falsehood,
All his ministers become wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:13 - The Groom
“You who sit in the gardens:
My companions are listening H7181 for your voice
Let me hear it!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:30 - Cry aloud with your voice, daughter of Gallim!
Pay H7181 attention H7181, Laishah and [fn]wretched Anathoth!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:7 - “When he sees [fn]a column of chariots, horsemen in pairs,
A train of donkeys, a train of camels,
He is to pay H7181 close attention H7181, very close attention.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:23 - Listen and hear my voice,
Pay H7181 attention H7181 and hear my words.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:3 - Then the eyes of those who see will not be [fn]blinded,
And the ears of those who hear will listen H7181.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:1 - Come near, you nations, to hear; and listen H7181, you peoples!
Let the earth and [fn]all it contains hear, and the world and all that springs from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:23 - Who among you will listen to this?
Who will pay H7181 attention H7181 and listen in the time to come?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:18 - “If only you had paid H7181 attention H7181 to My commandments!
Then your [fn]well-being would have been like a river,
And your righteousness like the waves of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:1 - Listen to Me, you islands,
And pay H7181 attention H7181, you peoples from afar.
The LORD called Me from the womb;
From the [fn]body of My mother He named Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:4 - “Pay H7181 attention H7181 to Me, My people,
And listen to Me, My [fn]nation;
For a law will go out from Me,
And I will bring My justice as a light of the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:10 - To whom shall I speak and give warning,
That they may hear?
Behold, their ears are [fn]closed
And they cannot listen H7181.
Behold, the word of the LORD has become for them a rebuke;
They take no delight in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:17 - “And I set watchmen over you, saying,
‘Listen H7181 to the sound of the trumpet!’
But they said, ‘We will not listen H7181.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:19 - “Hear, earth: behold, I am bringing disaster on this people,
The fruit of their [fn]plans,
Because they have not listened H7181 to My words,
And as for My Law, they have rejected it also.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:6 - “I have listened H7181 and heard,
They have spoken what is not right;
No one repented of his wickedness,
Saying, ‘What have I done?’
Everyone turned to his own course,
Like a horse charging into the battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:18 - Then they said, “Come and let’s devise plans against Jeremiah. Certainly the Law is not going to be lost by the priest, nor advice by the wise, nor the divine word by the prophet! Come, and let’s strike at him with our tongue, and let’s pay H7181 no attention H7181 to any of his words.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:19 - Give H7181 Your attention H7181 to me, LORD,
And listen to [fn]what my opponents are saying!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:18 - “But who has stood in the council of the LORD,
That he should see and hear His word?
Who has paid H7181 attention H7181 to [fn]His word and listened?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:19 - “Lord, hear! Lord, forgive! Lord, listen H7181 and take action! For Your own sake, my God, do not delay, because Your city and Your people are called by Your name.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:1 - Hear this, you priests!
Pay H7181 attention H7181, house of Israel!
Listen, you of the house of the king!
For the judgment applies to you,
Because you have been a trap at Mizpah,
And a net spread out on Tabor.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:2 - Hear, you peoples, all of [fn]you;
Listen H7181 carefully H7181, earth and [fn]all it contains,
And may the Lord [fn]GOD be a witness against you,
The Lord from His holy temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:4 - “Do not be like your fathers, to whom the former prophets proclaimed, saying, ‘This is what the LORD of armies says: “Return now from your evil ways and from your evil deeds.”’ But they did not listen or pay H7181 attention H7181 to Me,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 7:11 - “But they refused to pay H7181 attention H7181, and [fn]turned a stubborn shoulder and [fn]plugged their ears from hearing.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:16 - Then those who [fn]feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD listened H7181 attentively H7181 and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who [fn]fear the LORD and esteem His name.
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