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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #07181 - קָשַׁב
1) to hear, be attentive, heed, incline (of ears), attend (of ears), hearken, pay attention, listen
1a) (Qal) incline, attend (of ears), hearken, pay attention, listen
1b) (Hiphil) to pay attention, give attention
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
קָשַׁב fut. יִקְשַׁב to attend to any thing, once in Kal, Isaiah 32:3, where it is ascribed to the ear. (The original idea I consider to be that of sharpening, so that קָשַׁב is almost the same as קָצַב, German die Ohren fpißen, to prick up the ears, an expression taken from animals; see the remarks under אֹזֶן p. 26, B )
Hiphil, with the addition of הִקְשִׁיב אָזְנוֹ to prick up (pr. to sharpen) the ear, i.e. to attend to any thing, Psalms 10:17; Proverbs 2:2 without אָזְנוֹ id.; followed by, אֶל Psalms 142:7; Nehemiah 9:34 לְ Psalms 5:3; Isaiah 48:18 עַל Proverbs 17:4, 29:12 בְּ Psalms 66:19, acc. Job 13:6. Hence
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