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Strong's #6994 - קָטֹן

Transliteration
qâṭôn
Phonetics
kaw-tone'
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root [rather denominative from (H6996)]
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
2009
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to be small, be insignificant

1a) (Qal) to be insignificant

1b) (Hiphil) to make small, reduce significantly

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2427 ‑ ἱκανόω (hik‑an‑o'‑o);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (4)
Genesis 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 1
Amos 1
NAS (6)
Genesis 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 2
Amos 2
HCS (4)
Genesis 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 1
Amos 1
BSB (4)
Genesis 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 1
Amos 1
ESV (4)
Genesis 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 1
Amos 1
WEB (4)
Genesis 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 1
Amos 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2703) nuq (קתהנ QThN) AC: ? CO: Small AB: ?: Someone or something that is small in size, importance, age or significance. [from: uq]

V) nuq (קתהנ QThN) - Small: To be small or insignificant. KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) small, not worthy - Strongs: H6994 (קָטֹן)

Nm) nuq (קתהנ QThN) - Small: KJV (101): small, little, youngest, younger, least, less, lesser, young - Strongs: H6996 (קָטֹן)

gm) nufq (קותהנ QWThN) - Small: KJV (2): little - Strongs: H6995 (קֹטֶן)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 קֹ֫דֶשׁ469 noun masculine apartness, sacredness (opposed to חֹל Leviticus 10:10 4t. Ezekiel); — absolute ׳ק Exodus 3:5 +; קוֺדֶשׁ Daniel 11:30; construct קֹדֶשׁ Exodus 30:36 +; suffix קָדְשִׁי Leviticus 20:3 +, etc.; plural קָֽדָשִׁים Exodus 29:37 +, הַקֳּדָשִׁים Exodus 26:33 +; construct קָדְשֵׁי Leviticus 22:15 +; suffix קָֽדָשַׁי Ezekiel 22:8 3t., קֳדָשֶׁיךָ Deuteronomy 12:26, קֳדָשָׁיו Numbers 5:10; 2 Kings 12:19, קָֽדָשָׁיו 2 Chronicles 15:18, etc.; —

1 apartness, sacredness, holiness, of God:

a. of divine activity, synonym majesty, בַּקֹּדֶשׁ (of victory), Exodus 15:11 (song) Psalm 68:18; Psalm 77:14; ׳זְרוֺעַ ק holy arm Isaiah 52:10; Psalm 98:1.

b. to attest his word as inviolable׳נשׁבע בק Amos 4:2; Psalm 89:36; compare ׳דִּבְרֵי ק Jeremiah 23:9, ׳דְּבַר ק Psalm 105:42.

c. of his name as sacred, inviolable, separate from all defilement, etc.:שֵׁם קָדְשִׁי Leviticus 20:3; Leviticus 22:2,32 (P), Amos 2:7; 1 Chronicles 16:10,35; 1 Chronicles 29:16 9t. Ezekiel; 5t. Psalm; ׳זֵכֶר ק Psalm 30:5 = Psalm 97:12; and so

d.רוּחַ קָדְשׁוֺ his holy Spirit Isaiah 63:10,11, compare Psalm 51:13.

2 of places set apart as sacred by God's presence:

a. heavenly abode; ׳מעון ק Deuteronomy 26:15; Jeremiah 25:30; Zechariah 2:17; 2 Chronicles 30:27; Psalm 68:6; ׳הֵיכֵל ק Micah 1:2; Habakkuk 2:20; Jonah 2:5; Jonah 2:8; Psalm 11:4; ׳מְרוֺם ק Psalm 102:20; ׳זְבוּל ק Isaiah 63:15; ׳שְׁמֵי ק Psalm 20:7 ׳כסּא ק Psalm 47:9; בְּקָדְשׁוֺ Psalm 150:1.

b. on earth:׳אַדְמַת ק Exodus 3:5 (E), compare Joshua 5:15 (JE) 2 Chronicles 8:11; אלהים׳הַר ק Ezekiel 28:14 (compare p. 249 b).

c. (only P and Chronicles) the tabernacle and its courts Exodus 40:9; Numbers 3:28 +; tabernacle by itself Exodus 38:24; Leviticus 10:4 +; court Leviticus 10:17,18 + (so קדשׁ הקדשׁים Numbers 18:10); the outer room (specific designation; ׳הַקּ) Exodus 26:33; Exodus 28:29 +; inner room Leviticus 4:6; Leviticus 16:2 +, but specific designation קדשׁ הקדשׁים Exodus 26:33,34; 1 Chronicles 6:34; ׳שֶׁקֶל הק shekel of the sanctuary Exodus 30:13 24t. P.

d. the temple and its precincts 2 Chronicles 29:7; Daniel 8:13 +; ׳שָׂרֵי ק Isaiah 43:28; 1 Chronicles 24:5; דכּר בְּקָדְשׁוֺ Psalm 60:8 = Psalm 108:8 (oracle; al. by his holiness, as נשׁבעתי בקדשׁי Psalm 89:36), temple by itself 2 Chronicles 29:5; ׳בית (ה)ק Isaiah 64:10; 1 Chronicles 29:3; הֵיכַל קדשׁך Psalm 5:8 = Psalm 138:2; Psalm 79:1; ׳הַקּ outer room 1 Kings 8:10 2 Chronicles 5:11; courts of priests Ezekiel 42:14; Ezekiel 44:27 (twice in verse); חצרות קדשׁי Isaiah 62:9; inner room Ezekiel 41:21,23, specifically דְּבִּיר קדשׁך Psalm 28:2; קדשׁהקדשׁים 1 Kings 6:16; 1 Kings 7:50; 1 Kings 8:6; 2 Chronicles 3:8,10; 4:22; 5:7; Ezekiel 41:4; ׳לִשְׁכוֺת הַקּ Ezekiel 42:13; Ezekiel 44:19; Ezekiel 46:19 (see לִשְׁכָּךְ 1 c).

e. Jerusalem and its hills:מקום קדשׁו Ezra 9:8, ׳עיר הק Isaiah 48:2; Isaiah 52:1; Nehemiah 11:1,18, קדשׁך׳ע Daniel 9:24, ׳הר (ה)ק Isaiah 11:9 6t. Isa2; Isa3; Jeremiah 31:23; Ezekiel 20:40; Joel 2:1; Joel 4:17; Obadiah 16; Zephaniah 3:11; Zechariah 8:3; Daniel 9:16,20; Daniel 11:45 6t. Psalm; ׳גְּבוּל ק Psalm 78:54, ׳הַרֲרֵי ק Psalm 87:1 probably also Psalm 110:3, ׳ק of city and suburbs in Messianic future Jeremiah 31:40; Joel 4:17. compare

f.(ה)קדשׁ of Zion Obadiah 17; Psalm 20:3; Psalm 24:3; Psalm 63:3; Psalm 68:25, קדשׁים׳ק Ezekiel 43:12; ׳נְוֵה ק Exodus 15:13 of Zion (or Shiloh).

g. of holy land Zephaniah 3:4, ׳אדמת הק Zechariah 2:16, עָרֵי קדשׁך Isaiah 64:9; future portion of priests ׳ק Ezekiel 45:1 (twice in verse)+ 11t. Ezekiel; קדשׁ קדשׁים Ezekiel 45:3; Ezekiel 48:12; of Levites קדשׁ Ezekiel 48:14.

3 things consecrated at sacred places:

a. furniture of tabernacle קדשׁים (ה) קדשׁ Exodus 30:10,29; Numbers 4:4,19; altar of burnt-offering Exodus 29:37; Exodus 40:10; Daniel 9:24; ׳ארון הק 2 Chronicles 35:3.

b. sacrifices of animals Numbers 18:17; Ezekiel 36:38; 2 Chronicles 29:33; sacrificial food Leviticus 21:22 b Numbers 5:9 +; קדשׁים (ה) קדשׁ Leviticus 2:3,10; Leviticus 6:10; Leviticus 6:18; Leviticus 6:22; Leviticus 7:1,6; Leviticus 10:12,17; Leviticus 14:13; Numbers 18:9 (twice in verse) (all P), Ezekiel 42:13 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 31:14; Ezra 2:63 = Nehemiah 7:65; tithe was קדשׁ Leviticus 27:30 +, also first loaves of new harvest Leviticus 23:20; fruit of trees of 4th year Leviticus 19:24.

c. any consecrated thing: "" vows Deuteronomy 12:26; Proverbs 20:25 +, house Leviticus 27:14, field Leviticus 27:21,23; treasures consecrated to treasury of tabernacle or temple Joshua 6:19 (E) 1 Kings 7:51 +; consecrated things in General Exodus 28:38 (P), Ezekiel 20:40; Ezekiel 22:8 +; these may be קדשׁים קדשׁ (ה) Ezekiel 44:13, so חֵרֶם Leviticus 27:28.

d. anointing oil of priest Exodus 30:25 (twice in verse) + 5t. (P), Psalm 89:21; incense Exodus 30:35,37. קדשׁים׳ק Exodus 30:36; shew-bread 1 Samuel 21:5, ׳ק (ה) קדשׁ Leviticus 24:9; compare Leviticus 21:22 a (P); foretold of common articles, ׳לי׳ק Zechariah 14:20,21. On הקדשׁים׳ק see also Di Exodus 26:33 Leviticus 21:22 We compare 160f. Dr Daniel 9:24.

4 persons sacred by connection with sacred places:

a. priests Leviticus 21:6; 2 Chronicles 23:6; 31:18; Ezra 8:28, garments of priesthood Exodus 28:2,4 7t. Exodus; Leviticus 16:4,32; Ezekiel 42:14, specifically of high priest ׳כתנת ק Leviticus 16:4, ׳נֵזֶר הק Exodus 29:6; Exodus 39:30; Leviticus 8:9; inscription on head piece קדשׁ ליהוה Exodus 28:36; Exodus 39:30.

b. of Israel, ׳קדשׁ לי Jeremiah 2:3, היתהלקדשׁו Psalm 114:2, קדשׁ (ה) עם Isaiah 62:12; Daniel 12:7, עם קדשׁך Isaiah 63:18; קדשׁ (ה) זֶרַע Isaiah 6:13; Ezra 9:2; אַנְשֵׁי קדשׁ Exodus 22:30 (R), and so spoil for their use Isaiah 23:18; holy adornment ׳הַדְרַת ק 1 Chronicles 16:29; 2 Chronicles 20:21; Psalm 29:2; Psalm 96:9; ׳הַדְרֵי ק Psalm 110:3 (but read הַרְרֵי see 2 e; הָדָר

1); covt. between God and his people׳ברית ק Daniel 11:28,30 (twice in verse).

5 times consecrated to worship: שׁבת Exodus 16:23; Exodus 31:14,15; Exodus 35:2 (P) Nehemiah 9:14; of. שׁבת also ׳יום ק Isaiah 58:13; distinguished from שׁבת Nehemiah 10:32; ישׁבל Leviticus 25:12(P); assembly called at stated times for worship ׳ק (י) מקרא Exodus 12:16 (twice in verse) + 17t. Leviticus 23Numbers 28 (all P).

6 of things and persons ceremonially cleansed, and so separated as sacred; things 1 Samuel 21:6; .flesh Jeremiah 11:15; Malachi 2:11; priests cleanse thus, 1 Chronicles 23:13,28; קדשׁ להל (ה) בין Ezekiel 22:26; 42:20; 44:23; ובין החל׳בין הק Leviticus 10:10; דֶּרֶךְ׳הק Isaiah 35:8 way of the clean; ׳שְׂאוּ יְדֵכֶם ק Psalm 134:2; ׳לְבֵיתְךָ נַאֲוָהּקּֿ Psalm 93:5. —

Note:מֵרִבְבֹת קֹדֶשׁ Deuteronomy 33:2 is literally from myriads of sacredness, sacred myriads; but "" suggests proper name, of a location, ᵐ5. σὺν μυριάσιν Καδής, < מִמְּרִבַת קָדֵשׁ from Maribah Kadesh Di Buhl Steuern; or (מִן omitted) to M. kadesh We Prol. 364; 3rd ed. 339; Hist. 344; see קָדֵשׁ and Dr Dt. P.873 f.

[קָטֹן, Lag BN 26.31] verb be small, insignificant (Late Hebrew Hiph`il and derivatives, Syriac ; Old Aramaic קטין insignificant; Arabic parum edens; Ethiopic be thin, chiefly in derivatives; probably also Assyrian ku‰‰innu, small, younger, Zehnpf BAS i.505 (otherwise Xl HWB323); Meissn Suppl. †atânu, be short (of hair), compare Bez ZA viii, 141f.); —

Qal Perfect 1 singular קָטֹנְתִּי Genesis 32:11, with מִן compare, I am too insignificant for all the kindnesses; Imperfect 3 feminine singular וַתִּקְמַן זֹאת בְּעֵינֶיךָ 2 Samuel 7:19 = 1 Chronicles 17:17.

Hiph`il literally Infinitive construct לְהַקְטִין Amos 8:5 making ephah small.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

קָטֹן fut. יִקְטַן to be little, small (prop. to be cut off, cut short; from the biliteral stock קט; comp. קָטַל, קָטַב), 2 Samuel 7:19. Figuratively to be of little worth, Genesis 32:11.

Hiphil, to make small, Amos 8:5.

Derivatives, קָטָן, קָטֹן, קֹטֶן and pr. name יָקְטָן [and קַטָּת].


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List of Word Forms
וַתִּקְטַ֨ן וַתִּקְטַן֩ ותקטן לְהַקְטִ֤ין להקטין קָטֹ֜נְתִּי קטנתי kaToneti lə·haq·ṭîn lehakTin ləhaqṭîn qā·ṭō·nə·tî qāṭōnətî vattikTan wat·tiq·ṭan wattiqṭan
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