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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #07069 - קָנָה
1) to get, acquire, create, buy, possess
1a1) to get, acquire, obtain
1a1a) of God originating, creating, redeeming His people
1a1b) of Eve acquiring
1a1c) of acquiring knowledge, wisdom
1a2) to buy
1b) (Niphal) to be bought
1c) (Hiphil) to cause to possess
1428) nq (קנ QN) AC: Acquire CO: Nest AB: Zealous: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the n is a picture of a seed. Combined these mean "gathering for the seeds". The parent birds go about gathering materials to build a nest where they will raise their seeds (eggs) . (eng: coin - for purchasing)
E) anq (קנא QNA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Zealous: The parent bird will guard over and protect the nest and eggs from predators. Man can guard over the family, wife, possessions in a positive way (protect, from an enemy) or in a negative way (by not trusting or a desire to have anothers possessions) .
H) enq (קנה QNH) AC: Gather CO: Branch AB: ?: The process of gathering branches for the nest; mans gathering or acquiring materials by taking or buying. The ancients measured wealth by the amount of ones possessions and measured distances using a branch with marks on it.
V) enq (קנה QNH) - Possess: To acquire someone or something through a purchase or other method. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (85): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) get, gotten, possess, buy, purchase, possessor, buyer, keep - Strongs: H7066 (קְנָא), H7069 (קָנָה)
hm) enqm (מקנה MQNH) - I. Herd:What is purchased or possessed. II. Possession:What is purchased or possessed. Usually of livestock or land. KJV (75): cattle, possession, flocks, substance, herd, purchase - Strongs: H4735 (מִקְנֶה)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
קָנָה fut. יִקְנֶה; apoc. יִקֶן prop. to erect, to set upright, i.q. הֵכִין (cogn. to כּוּן, קִין; whence קָנֶה, קָנָה reed, cane); hence
(1) to found, create [see note below] the heaven and the earth, Genesis 14:19, 22 Genesis 14:22 men, Deuteronomy 32:6; Psalms 139:13; Proverbs 8:22 (Arab. قنا i.q. خلق to create as God; see Kamûs, p. 1937).
(2) to acquire for oneself, Proverbs 4:7, 15:32 16:16 19:8 Ruth 4:9, 10 to obtain, Genesis 4:1 (Eth. ቀነየ፡ to possess, to be owner). Specially
(3) to buy (compare Lat. conciliare, for emere, Ter. Eun. iv. 4, 2), Genesis 25:10, 47:22, etc.; also to redeem (people out of captivity), Isaiah 11:11; Nehemiah 5:8.
[Note. There does not appear to be any sufficient ground for ascribing the sense of to create to this verb; in all the passages cited for that sense, to possess, appears to be the true meaning; see Dr. M’Caul’s Sermon on the Divine Sonship of the Messiah. Append.]
Niphal, to be acquired, bought, Jeremiah 32:15, 43 Jeremiah 32:43.
Hiphil, Zechariah 13:5 prob. i.q. Kal No. 3, to buy [in Thes. “to sell”]. But מַקְנֶה Ezekiel 8:3, is for מַקְנִיא exciting the jealousy or anger (of God). Hence [the following words, and קִנְיָן, מִקְנֶה, מִקְנָה, and pr.n. קְנָת]
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