3655. kanah
Strong's Concordance
kanah: to title, give an epithet
Original Word: כָּנָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kanah
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-naw')
Short Definition: flatter
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to title, give an epithet
NASB Translation
flatter (2), given you a title (1), name with honor (1), title of honor (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[כָּנָה] verb Pi`el betitle, title, give an epithet or cognomen (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּנָא, ; Arabic ) —

Pi`el Imperfect1singular suffix בִשְׁמֶ֑ךָ אֲכַנְּךָוָאֶקְרָא לְךָ Isaiah 45:4 I have called thee by thy name, giving thee a title (of honour; compare for construction Dr§ 163); 3 masculine singular וּבְשֵׁם יִשְׂרָאֵל יְכַנֶּה Isaiah 44:5, and with the name Israel he titles (himself), is hardly possibly; absolute he betitles, or makes use of a title, is unlikely; read probably

Pu`al, see below, in bad sense = give a flattering title: וְאֶלאָֿדָם לֹא אֲכַנֶּה Job 32:21 and unto man I do not give flattering titles ("" אַללֿנָא אֶשָּׂא פְנֵי אִישׁ); absolute Job 32:22.

Pu`al Imperfect יְכֻנֶּה Isaiah 44:5 he is betitled (see above; so ᵑ7 Bi Che Du; "" יקרא בשׁם יעקב, etc.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
give flattering titles, surname himself

A primitive root; to address by an additional name; hence, to eulogize -- give flattering titles, surname (himself).

Forms and Transliterations
אֲכַנְּךָ֖ אֲכַנֶּ֑ה אֲכַנֶּֽה׃ אכנה אכנה׃ אכנך יְכַנֶּֽה׃ יכנה׃ ’ă·ḵan·nə·ḵā ’ă·ḵan·neh ’ăḵanneh ’ăḵannəḵā achanneCha achanNeh yə·ḵan·neh yechanNeh yəḵanneh
Links
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Strong's Hebrew 3655
4 Occurrences


’ă·ḵan·nə·ḵā — 1 Occ.
’ă·ḵan·neh — 2 Occ.
yə·ḵan·neh — 1 Occ.

Job 32:21
HEB: אָ֝דָ֗ם לֹ֣א אֲכַנֶּֽה׃
NAS: one, Nor flatter [any] man.
KJV: person, neither let me give flattering titles unto man.
INT: man Nor flatter

Job 32:22
HEB: לֹ֣א יָדַ֣עְתִּי אֲכַנֶּ֑ה כִּ֝מְעַ֗ט יִשָּׂאֵ֥נִי
NAS: For I do not know how to flatter, [Else] my Maker
KJV: For I know not to give flattering titles; [in so doing] my maker
INT: not know to flatter soon take

Isaiah 44:5
HEB: וּבְשֵׁ֥ם יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל יְכַנֶּֽה׃ פ
NAS: Belonging to the LORD,' And will name Israel's
KJV: unto the LORD, and surname [himself] by the name
INT: name Israel's honor

Isaiah 45:4
HEB: לְךָ֙ בִּשְׁמֶ֔ךָ אֲכַנְּךָ֖ וְלֹ֥א יְדַעְתָּֽנִי׃
NAS: you by your name; I have given you a title of honor Though you have not known
KJV: thee by thy name: I have surnamed thee, though thou hast not known
INT: called your name have given have not known

4 Occurrences

3654
Top of Page
Top of Page