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Lexicon :: Strong's H7186 - qāšê

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קָשֶׁה
Transliteration
qāšê
Pronunciation
kaw-sheh'
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2085a

Strong’s Definitions

קָשֶׁה qâsheh, kaw-sheh'; from H7185; severe (in various applications):—churlish, cruel, grievous, hard((-hearted), thing), heavy, impudent, obstinate, prevailed, rough(-ly), sore, sorrowful, stiff(necked), stubborn, in trouble.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's H7186 in the following manner: stiffnecked (with H6203) (6x), hard (5x), roughly (5x), cruel (3x), grievous (3x), sore (2x), churlish (1x), hardhearted (1x), heavy (1x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's H7186 in the following manner: stiffnecked (with H6203) (6x), hard (5x), roughly (5x), cruel (3x), grievous (3x), sore (2x), churlish (1x), hardhearted (1x), heavy (1x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. hard, cruel, severe, obstinate

    1. hard, difficult

    2. severe

    3. fierce, intense, vehement

    4. stubborn, stiff of neck, stiff-necked

    5. rigorous (of battle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָשֶׁה qâsheh, kaw-sheh'; from H7185; severe (in various applications):—churlish, cruel, grievous, hard((-hearted), thing), heavy, impudent, obstinate, prevailed, rough(-ly), sore, sorrowful, stiff(necked), stubborn, in trouble.
STRONGS H7186:
קָשֶׁה adjective hard, severe; — absolute ק׳ Exodus 18:26 +; construct Exodus 32:9 +; feminine singular קָשָׁה Deuteronomy 26:6 +; construct קְשַׁת 1 Samuel 1:15; masculine plural קָשִׁים 2 Samuel 3:39; construct קְשֵׁי Ezekiel 2:4; Ezekiel 3:7; feminine plural קָשׁוֺת Genesis 42:7, 30; —
1. hard, difficult, of a legal question (דָּבָר) Exodus 18:26 (E).
2.
a. severe, of battle 2 Samuel 2:17, wind Isaiah 27:8, servitude (עֲבֹדָה) 1 Kings 12:4 2 Chronicles 10:4; Deuteronomy 26:6; Isaiah 14:3; Exodus 1:14; Exodus 6:9 (both P); as collective noun הִרְאִיתָ עַמְּךָ קָשָׁה Psalm 60:5 thou hast made thy people see severe things; קְשֵׁה יוֺם Job 30:25 i.e. one whose time (life) is hard, so 1 Samuel 1:15 (reading קְשַׁת יוֺם for רוּחַ ק׳, Greek Version of the LXX Th We Dr and others); severe, rough, of lord (אֲדֹנִים) Isaiah 19:4, compare 2 Samuel 3:39 (with מִן compare [מִמֶּנּוּ ? see HPS]); הָלוֺח וְקָשָׁה עַלֿ Judges 4:24 the hand of the sons of Israel went on being more and more severe upon Jabin; fierce, relentless, of י׳'s sword Isaiah 27:1 (in figurative); rough, rude 1 Samuel 25:3; severe things, of language Genesis 42:7, 30 (E; with דִּדֶּר), 1 Samuel 20:10; 1 Kings 12:13 2 Chronicles 10:13 (all with עָנָה); וְאָנֹכִי שָׁלוּחַ אֵלַיִח קָשָׁה 1 Kings 14:6 I am commissioned with a severe (message) unto thee (Ges§ 121 d. N. 2 DaSynt. §§ 75 (d), 80); חָזוּת קָשָׁה Isaiah 21:2.
b. fierce, intense, vehement, of קִנְאָה Songs 8:6 (|| עַזָּה; compare Genesis 49:9).
3. עַםקְֿשֵׁהעֹֿרֶף a people stiff of neck, stubborn, Exodus 32:9; Exodus 33:3, 5; Exodus 34:9 (all J E), Deuteronomy 9:6, 13; הַקָּשֶׁה עָרְפְּךָ Deuteronomy 31:27; compare דַּרְכָּם הַקָּשָׁה Judges 2:19; קְשֵׁי פָנִים Ezekiel 2:4 (+ חִזְקֵילֵֿב), קְשֵׁאלֵֿב Ezekiel 3:7 (+ חִזְקֵימְֿצַח); ק׳ alone = stubborn Isaiah 48:4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

42:7; 42:7; 42:30; 42:30; 49:9

Exodus

1:14; 6:9; 18:26; 18:26; 32:9; 32:9; 33:3; 33:5; 34:9

Deuteronomy

9:6; 9:13; 26:6; 26:6; 31:27

Judges

2:19; 4:24

1 Samuel

1:15; 1:15; 20:10; 25:3

2 Samuel

2:17; 3:39; 3:39

1 Kings

12:4; 12:13; 14:6

2 Chronicles

10:4; 10:13

Job

30:25

Psalms

60:5

Song of Songs

8:6

Isaiah

14:3; 19:4; 21:2; 27:1; 27:8; 48:4

Ezekiel

2:4; 2:4; 3:7; 3:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7186 matches the Hebrew קָשֶׁה (qāšê),
which occurs 36 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:7 - When Joseph saw his brothers he recognized them, but he disguised himself to them and spoke to them harshly. H7186 And he said to them, “Where have you come from?” And they said, “From the land of Canaan, to buy food.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:30 - “The man, the lord of the land, spoke harshly H7186 with us, and took us for spies of the country.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:14 - and they made their lives bitter with hard H7186 labor in mortar and bricks and at all kinds of labor in the field, all their labors which they rigorously [fn]imposed on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:9 - So Moses spoke thus to the sons of Israel, but they did not listen to Moses on account of their [fn]despondency and cruel H7186 bondage.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:26 - They judged the people at all times; the difficult H7186 [fn]dispute they would bring to Moses, but every minor [fn]dispute they themselves would judge.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:9 - The LORD said to Moses, “I have seen this people, and behold, they are [fn]an obstinate H7186 people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:3 - Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey; for I will not go up in your midst, because you are [fn]an obstinate H7186 people, and I might destroy you on the way.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:5 - For the LORD had said to Moses, “Say to the sons of Israel, ‘You are [fn]an obstinate H7186 people; should I go up in your midst for one moment, I would destroy you. Now therefore, put off your ornaments from you, that I may know what I shall do with you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:9 - He said, “If now I have found favor in Your sight, O Lord, I pray, let the Lord go along in our midst, even though [fn]the people are so obstinate, H7186 and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us as Your own [fn]possession.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:6 - “Know, then, it is not because of your righteousness that the LORD your God is giving you this good land to possess, for you are a [fn]stubborn H7186 people.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:13 - “The LORD spoke further to me, saying, ‘I have seen this people, and indeed, it is a [fn]stubborn H7186 people.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:6 - ‘And the Egyptians treated us harshly and afflicted us, and imposed hard H7186 labor on us.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:27 - “For I know your rebellion and your [fn]stubbornness; H7186 behold, while I am still alive with you today, you have been rebellious against the LORD; how much more, then, after my death?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:19 - But it came about when the judge died, that they would turn back and act more corruptly than their fathers, in following other gods to serve them and bow down to them; they did not abandon their practices or their stubborn H7186 ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:24 - The hand of the sons of Israel pressed heavier and heavier H7186 upon Jabin the king of Canaan, until they had [fn]destroyed Jabin the king of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:15 - But Hannah replied, “No, my lord, I am a woman [fn]oppressed H7186 in spirit; I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I have poured out my soul before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:10 - Then David said to Jonathan, “Who will tell me [fn]if your father answers you harshly?” H7186
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:3 - (now the man’s name was Nabal, and his wife’s name was Abigail. And the woman was [fn]intelligent and beautiful in appearance, but the man was harsh H7186 and evil in his dealings, and he was a Calebite),
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:17 - That day the battle was very severe, H7186 and Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:39 - “I am weak today, though anointed king; and these men the sons of Zeruiah are too difficult H7186 for me. May the LORD repay the evildoer according to his evil.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:4 - “Your father made our yoke hard; now therefore lighten the hard H7186 service of your father and his heavy yoke which he put on us, and we will serve you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:13 - The king answered the people harshly, H7186 for he forsook the advice of the elders which they had [fn]given him,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:6 - When Ahijah heard the sound of her feet coming in the doorway, he said, “Come in, wife of Jeroboam, why do you pretend to be another woman? For I am sent to you with a harsh H7186 message.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:4 - “Your father made our yoke hard; now therefore lighten the hard H7186 service of your father and his heavy yoke which he put on us, and we will serve you.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:13 - The king answered them harshly, H7186 and King Rehoboam forsook the counsel of the elders.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:25 - “Have I not wept for the [fn]one whose life is hard? H7186
Was not my soul grieved for the needy?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:3 - You have [fn]made Your people experience hardship; H7186
You have given us [fn]wine to drink that makes us stagger.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:6 - “Put me like a [fn]seal over your heart,
Like a seal on your arm.
For love is as strong as death,
[fn]Jealousy is as severe H7186 as Sheol;
Its flashes are flashes of fire,
[fn]The very flame of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:3 - And it will be in the day when the LORD gives you rest from your pain and turmoil and harsh H7186 service in which you have been enslaved,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:4 - “Moreover, I will deliver the Egyptians into the hand of a cruel H7186 master,
And a [fn]mighty king will rule over them,” declares the Lord [fn]GOD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:2 - A harsh H7186 vision has been shown to me;
The treacherous one still deals treacherously, and the destroyer still destroys.
Go up, Elam, lay siege, Media;
I have made an end of all [fn]the groaning she has caused.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:1 - In that day the LORD will punish [fn]Leviathan the fleeing serpent,
With His fierce H7186 and great and mighty sword,
Even [fn]Leviathan the twisted serpent;
And He will kill the dragon who lives in the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:8 - You contended with them [fn]by banishing them, by driving them away.
With His fierce H7186 wind He has expelled them on the day of the east wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:4 - “Because I know that you are [fn]obstinate, H7186
And your neck is an iron sinew
And your forehead bronze,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:4 - “I am sending you to them who are [fn]stubborn H7186 and obstinate children, and you shall say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord [fn]GOD.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:7 - yet the house of Israel will not be willing to listen to you, since they are not willing to listen to Me. Surely the whole house of Israel is [fn]stubborn and obstinate. H7186

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