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Strong's #8616 - תִּקְוָה

Root Word (Etymology)
the same as (H8615)
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Tikvath or Tikvah = “hope”

1) father of Shallum, the husband of the prophetess Huldah in the time of king Josiah of Judah

2) father of Tikvah in the time of Ezra

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
NAS (2)
2 Kings 1
Ezra 1
HCS (3)
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
BSB (2)
2 Kings 1
Ezra 1
ESV (2)
2 Kings 1
Ezra 1
WEB (3)
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

תִּקְוָה fem.

(1) i.q. קָו a rope, Joshua 2:18, 21 Joshua 2:21 from the root קָוָה No. I.

(2) expectation, hope (from קִוָּה to expect. Ruth 1:12; Job 5:16, 5:6 Zechariah 9:12, אֲסִירֵי הַתִּקְוָה “the captives cherishing hope.” As to the words, Job 6:8, see וְ note, p. 235, B.

(3) [Tikvah], pr.n. masc. 2 Kings 22:14 for which there is in the parallel place, 2 Chronicles 34:22, תּוֹקַחַת כתיב ;תָּקְהַת (obedience, from the root יָקַהּ).

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List of Word Forms
תִּקְוָ֖ה תִּקְוָ֗ה תקוה tikVah tiq·wāh tiqwāh
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