7198. qesheth
Strong's Concordance
qesheth: a bow
Original Word: קָ֫שֶׁת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: qesheth
Phonetic Spelling: (keh'-sheth)
Short Definition: bow
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
perhaps from qush
Definition
a bow
NASB Translation
archers* (3), arrows (1), bow (54), bowman* (1), bowmen (1), bows (13), bowshot* (1), rainbow (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
קֶ֫שֶׁת noun feminineGenesis 9:14 (apparently masculine 2 Samuel 1:22 but see AlbrZAW xvi (1896) 91) bow (originally √ perhaps קושׁ, meaning unknown; Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian ‡aštu; Ethiopic Arabic plural , etc.; ᵑ7 and (קַשְׁתָּא and (ט for ת after ק P) קוּשְׁטָא (rare), all bow, קַשָּׁתָא bowman; Syriac bow, bowman; Old Aramaic קשת bow, Mandean כשטא (Frä206); Palmyrene קשטא bowman); — absolute ׳ק Hosea 1:7 +, קָ֑שֶׁת Jeremiah 46:9 +; constructקֶ֫שֶׁת Hosea 1:5 +; suffix קַשְׁתִּי Genesis 48:22 + ,etc.; plural absolute קְשָׁתוֺת2Chronicles 26:14 +; suffix קַשְּׁתֹתָיו (Ges§ 20h) Isaiah 5:28, קַשְּׁתוֺתָם Jeremiah 51:56; Psalm 37:15, קַשְּׁתֹתֵיהֶם Nehemiah 4:7 (קַשְׁתֹּתָיו etc., van d. H. [except Psalm 37:15]); —

1 bow:

a. for hunting Genesis 27:3 (J; + תְּלְי)

b. battle: + (or "") חֶרֶב Genesis 48:22; Joshua 24:12 (both E), Hosea 1:7; Hosea 2:20; 1 Samuel 18:4 (+ חְַגֹרוֺ), 2 Samuel 1:22; 2 Kings 6:22; Isaiah 41:2; Nehemiah 4:7 (+ רָמְחֵיהֶם), Zechariah 9:13 (figurative of Judah as ׳יs bow), Psalm 37:15 (figurative) Psalm 44:7 (+ or "" חֶרֶב also below) ;+ (or "") חִצִּים Isaiah 7:24; 2 Kings 13:15 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 39:3,9; 1 Chronicles 12:2a; compare ׳רִשְׁפֵי ק Psalm 76:4 = arrow (+ מָנֵן וְחֶרֶב) so ׳בֶּן ק Job 41:20 (compare Lamentations 3:13; Job 5:7); + חֲנִית Psalm 46:10, + כִּידוֺן Jeremiah 6:23; Jeremiah 50:42; + varius weapons Nehemiah 4:10; 2Chronicles 26:14; alone Isaiah 13:18 (context corrupt), Isaiah 22:3; Jeremiah 51:56; Habakkuk 3:9 (of ׳י as warrior); מִלְחָמָה ׳ק Zechariah 9:10; Zechariah 10:4; in simile רְמִיָּה ׳כְּק like a bow of deception Hosea 7:16; Psalm 78:57 (i.e. one that misses its aim; al. slack bow).

c. ׳ק collective = bow (-men), archers Isaiah 21:17.

d. phrases are: ׳הַמּרִים אֲנָשִׁים בַּקּ 1 Samuel 31:3 archers, bowmen (but dubious; Dr Kit Löhr translates, ׳הַמּ ׳א; We Bu strike out ׳א as "" 1 Chronicles 10:3; HPS Now strike out ׳בַּקּ ׳א), ׳הַמּוֺרִים בַּקּ 1 Chronicles 10:3; ׳מְטַחֲוֵי ק Genesis 21:16 (see [טָתָה], ׳רמֵה ק Jeremiah 4:29, compare perhaps Genesis 21:21 see קִשָּׁת, "" ׳נשְׁקֵי ק (see II.נָשַׁק) 1 Chronicles 12:2b 2Chronicles 17:17, ׳רוֺמֵי ק ׳נוֺ Psalm 78:9; ׳תֹּפֵשׁ הַקּ Amos 2:15 one grasping the bow, (see Jeremiah 46:9 below) see also ׳מִלֵּא יָדוֺ בַקּ 2 Kings 9:24, ׳הַרְכֵּב יָֽדְךָ עַלהַֿקּ 2 Kings 13:16; ׳דָּרַח ק bend (literally tread) the bow, Isaiah 5:28 (participle passive), Isaiah 21:15 (id.; "" חֶרֶב) Jeremiah 50:14,29; Jeremiah 51:3; 1 Chronicles 5:18; 1 Chronicles 8:40; 2Chron 14:7; Psalm 37:14 ("" חֶרֶב), in figure Psalm 11:2 ("" חֵץ), and, of God, Lamentations 2:4; Lamentations 3:12; Psalm 7:13 ("" הֶרֶב); ׳תֹּפְשֵׂי דֹּרְכֵי ק Jeremiah 46:9; compare(figurative) וַיַּדְרְכוֺ אֶתלְֿשׁוֺנָם קַשְׁתָּם Jeremiah 9:2; also נְחוּשָׁה וְנִחֲתָה ׳ק Psalm 18:35 = 2 Samuel 22:35 (readוְנִחֲתָה for וְנִחַת) ׳מָשַׁח בַּקּdraw the bow 1 Kings 22:34 2Chronicles 18:33; Isaiah 66:19.

e. bow (passing over into) figurative of might Genesis 49:24 (poem), 1 Samuel 2:4; Hosea 1:5; Jeremiah 49:35; Job 29:20 (compare Psalm 37:15,

b. above) feminine נְחוּשָׁה ׳ק fig of divine judgment Job 20:24 ("" נֵשֶׁק בַּרְזֶל)

2 rainbow: אֲשַׁר יִהְיֶה בֶעָנָן בְּיוֺם הַנֶּשֶׁם ׳כְּמַרְאֵה הַקּ Ezekiel 1:28; Genesis 9:13,14,16 (P). — קָ֑שֶׁה וַיּאֹמֶר לְלַמֵּד בְּנֵייְֿהוּדָה 2 Samuel 1:18 is corrupt; ᵐ5 al. omits; We Now think misplaced gloss on 2 Samuel 1:6; see further HPS.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
archer, arrow, bowman,

From qashah in the original sense (of qowsh) of bending: a bow, for shooting (hence, figuratively, strength) or the iris -- X arch(-er), + arrow, bow((-man, -shot)).

see HEBREW qashah

see HEBREW qowsh

Forms and Transliterations
בְּקֶ֣שֶׁת בְּקֶ֤שֶׁת בְקַשְׁתִּ֣י בְקַשְׁתֶּֽךָ׃ בַּקֶּ֙שֶׁת֙ בַּקָּ֑שֶׁת בַקֶּ֗שֶׁת בקשת בקשתי בקשתך׃ הַקֶּ֔שֶׁת הַקֶּ֖שֶׁת הַקֶּ֙שֶׁת֙ הַקֶּ֡שֶׁת הקשת וְ֝קַשְּׁתוֹתָ֗ם וְ֝קַשְׁתִּ֗י וְהַקְּשָׁת֖וֹת וְקֶ֨שֶׁת וְקַשְּׁתֹתֵיהֶֽם׃ וְקַשְׁתֶּ֑ךָ וּֽבְקַשְׁתְּךָ֖ וּבְקַשְׁתִּֽי׃ וּבַקֶּ֖שֶׁת וּקְשָׁת֑וֹת וּקְשָׁת֖וֹת ובקשת ובקשתי׃ ובקשתך והקשתות וקשת וקשתות וקשתותם וקשתי וקשתך וקשתתיהם׃ כְּקֶ֣שֶׁת כקשת מִקֶּ֣שֶׁת מקשת קֶ֔שֶׁת קֶ֖שֶׁת קֶ֗שֶׁת קֶ֚שֶׁת קֶ֛שֶׁת קֶ֜שֶׁת קֶ֣שֶׁת קֶ֥שֶׁת קֶֽשֶׁת־ קַ֫שְׁתָּ֥ם קַשְּׁתֹתָ֖יו קַשְּׁתוֹתָ֑ם קַשְׁתְּךָ֖ קַשְׁתִּ֕י קַשְׁתֶּ֔ךָ קַשְׁתָּ֣ם קַשְׁתּ֔וֹ קַשְׁתּ֖וֹ קַשְׁתּ֜וֹ קַשְׁתּ֥וֹ קַשְׁתּֽוֹ׃ קַשְׁתּוֹ֙ קָ֑שֶׁת קָֽשֶׁת׃ קשת קשת־ קשת׃ קשתו קשתו׃ קשתותם קשתי קשתך קשתם קשתתיו bakKashet bakKeshet baq·qā·šeṯ baq·qe·šeṯ ḇaq·qe·šeṯ baqqāšeṯ baqqešeṯ ḇaqqešeṯ ḇə·qaš·te·ḵā ḇə·qaš·tî bə·qe·šeṯ beKeshet ḇəqašteḵā ḇəqaštî bəqešeṯ hakKeshet haq·qe·šeṯ haqqešeṯ Kashet kashshetoTam kashshetoTav kashTam kashteCha kashTi kashTo kə·qe·šeṯ keKeshet kəqešeṯ Keshet mikKeshet miq·qe·šeṯ miqqešeṯ qā·šeṯ qaš·šə·ṯō·ṯāw qaš·šə·ṯō·w·ṯām qaš·tām qaš·te·ḵā qaš·tə·ḵā qaš·tî qaš·tōw qāšeṯ qaššəṯōṯāw qaššəṯōwṯām qaštām qašteḵā qaštəḵā qaštî qaštōw qe·šeṯ qe·šeṯ- qešeṯ qešeṯ- ū·ḇaq·qe·šeṯ ū·ḇə·qaš·tə·ḵā ū·ḇə·qaš·tî ū·qə·šā·ṯō·wṯ ūḇaqqešeṯ ūḇəqaštəḵā ūḇəqaštî ukeshaTot ūqəšāṯōwṯ uvakKeshet uvekashteCha uvekashTi vakKeshet vehakkeshaTot vekashshetoTam vekashshetoteiHem vekashTecha vekashTi veKeshet wə·haq·qə·šā·ṯō·wṯ wə·qaš·šə·ṯō·ṯê·hem wə·qaš·šə·ṯō·w·ṯām wə·qaš·te·ḵā wə·qaš·tî wə·qe·šeṯ wəhaqqəšāṯōwṯ wəqaššəṯōṯêhem wəqaššəṯōwṯām wəqašteḵā wəqaštî wəqešeṯ
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76 Occurrences


baq·qā·šeṯ — 3 Occ.
baq·qe·šeṯ — 2 Occ.
bə·qe·šeṯ — 2 Occ.
haq·qe·šeṯ — 5 Occ.
qā·šeṯ — 5 Occ.
qaš·šə·ṯō·w·ṯām — 1 Occ.
qaš·šə·ṯō·ṯāw — 1 Occ.
qaš·tām — 2 Occ.
qaš·tə·ḵā — 2 Occ.
qaš·tî — 1 Occ.
qaš·tōw — 7 Occ.
kə·qe·šeṯ — 2 Occ.
qe·šeṯ — 28 Occ.
miq·qe·šeṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·qə·šā·ṯō·wṯ — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇaq·qe·šeṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·qaš·tə·ḵā — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·qaš·tî — 1 Occ.
ḇaq·qe·šeṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·haq·qə·šā·ṯō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·qaš·šə·ṯō·w·ṯām — 1 Occ.
wə·qaš·šə·ṯō·ṯê·hem — 1 Occ.
wə·qaš·te·ḵā — 2 Occ.
wə·qaš·tî — 2 Occ.
wə·qe·šeṯ — 1 Occ.

Genesis 9:13
HEB: אֶת־ קַשְׁתִּ֕י נָתַ֖תִּי בֶּֽעָנָ֑ן
NAS: I set My bow in the cloud,
KJV: I do set my bow in the cloud,
INT: my bow set the cloud

Genesis 9:14
HEB: הָאָ֑רֶץ וְנִרְאֲתָ֥ה הַקֶּ֖שֶׁת בֶּעָנָֽן׃
NAS: the earth, that the bow will be seen
KJV: over the earth, that the bow shall be seen
INT: the earth will be seen the bow the cloud

Genesis 9:16
HEB: וְהָיְתָ֥ה הַקֶּ֖שֶׁת בֶּֽעָנָ֑ן וּרְאִיתִ֗יהָ
NAS: When the bow is in the cloud,
KJV: And the bow shall be in the cloud;
INT: become the bow the cloud will look

Genesis 21:16
HEB: הַרְחֵק֙ כִּמְטַחֲוֵ֣י קֶ֔שֶׁת כִּ֣י אָֽמְרָ֔ה
INT: away shot arch for said

Genesis 27:3
HEB: כֵלֶ֔יךָ תֶּלְיְךָ֖ וְקַשְׁתֶּ֑ךָ וְצֵא֙ הַשָּׂדֶ֔ה
NAS: your quiver and your bow, and go
KJV: thy quiver and thy bow, and go out
INT: your gear your quiver and your bow and go to the field

Genesis 48:22
HEB: הָֽאֱמֹרִ֔י בְּחַרְבִּ֖י וּבְקַשְׁתִּֽי׃ פ
NAS: with my sword and my bow.
KJV: with my sword and with my bow.
INT: of the Amorite my sword and my bow

Genesis 49:24
HEB: וַתֵּ֤שֶׁב בְּאֵיתָן֙ קַשְׁתּ֔וֹ וַיָּפֹ֖זּוּ זְרֹעֵ֣י
NAS: But his bow remained firm,
KJV: But his bow abode in strength,
INT: remained firm his bow were agile and his arms

Joshua 24:12
HEB: בְחַרְבְּךָ֖ וְלֹ֥א בְקַשְׁתֶּֽךָ׃
NAS: you, [but] not by your sword or your bow.
KJV: [but] not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.
INT: your sword or your bow

1 Samuel 2:4
HEB: קֶ֥שֶׁת גִּבֹּרִ֖ים חַתִּ֑ים
NAS: The bows of the mighty are shattered,
KJV: The bows of the mighty men
INT: the bows of the mighty are shattered

1 Samuel 18:4
HEB: חַרְבּ֥וֹ וְעַד־ קַשְׁתּ֖וֹ וְעַד־ חֲגֹרֽוֹ׃
NAS: his sword and his bow and his belt.
KJV: even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his girdle.
INT: his sword including and his bow including and his belt

1 Samuel 31:3
HEB: הַמּוֹרִ֖ים אֲנָשִׁ֣ים בַּקָּ֑שֶׁת וַיָּ֥חֶל מְאֹ֖ד
INT: the archers another arch wounded was badly

2 Samuel 1:18
HEB: בְּנֵֽי־ יְהוּדָ֖ה קָ֑שֶׁת הִנֵּ֥ה כְתוּבָ֖ה
NAS: of Judah [the song of] the bow; behold,
KJV: of Judah [the use of] the bow: behold, [it is] written
INT: the sons of Judah the bow behold is written

2 Samuel 1:22
HEB: מֵחֵ֙לֶב֙ גִּבּוֹרִ֔ים קֶ֚שֶׁת יְה֣וֹנָתָ֔ן לֹ֥א
NAS: of the mighty, The bow of Jonathan
KJV: of the mighty, the bow of Jonathan
INT: the fat of the mighty the bow of Jonathan not

2 Samuel 22:35
HEB: לַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה וְנִחַ֥ת קֶֽשֶׁת־ נְחוּשָׁ֖ה זְרֹעֹתָֽי׃
NAS: can bend a bow of bronze.
KJV: to war; so that a bow of steel
INT: battle bend A bow of bronze my arms

1 Kings 22:34
HEB: וְאִ֗ישׁ מָשַׁ֤ךְ בַּקֶּ֙שֶׁת֙ לְתֻמּ֔וֹ וַיַּכֶּה֙
NAS: drew his bow at random
KJV: drew a bow at a venture,
INT: man drew his bow random and struck

2 Kings 6:22
HEB: שָׁבִ֛יתָ בְּחַרְבְּךָ֥ וּֽבְקַשְׁתְּךָ֖ אַתָּ֣ה מַכֶּ֑ה
NAS: with your sword and with your bow? Set
KJV: with thy sword and with thy bow? set
INT: have taken your sword arch you kill

2 Kings 9:24
HEB: מִלֵּ֧א יָד֣וֹ בַקֶּ֗שֶׁת וַיַּ֤ךְ אֶת־
NAS: drew his bow with his full
KJV: And Jehu drew a bow with his full
INT: drew strength his bow and shot Joram

2 Kings 13:15
HEB: אֱלִישָׁ֔ע קַ֖ח קֶ֣שֶׁת וְחִצִּ֑ים וַיִּקַּ֥ח
NAS: to him, Take a bow and arrows.
KJV: unto him, Take bow and arrows.
INT: Elisha Take A bow and arrows took

2 Kings 13:15
HEB: וַיִּקַּ֥ח אֵלָ֖יו קֶ֥שֶׁת וְחִצִּֽים׃
NAS: So he took a bow and arrows.
KJV: And he took unto him bow and arrows.
INT: took about A bow and arrows

2 Kings 13:16
HEB: יָֽדְךָ֙ עַל־ הַקֶּ֔שֶׁת וַיַּרְכֵּ֖ב יָד֑וֹ
NAS: your hand on the bow. And he put
KJV: thine hand upon the bow. And he put
INT: your hand on the bow put his hand

1 Chronicles 5:18
HEB: וְחֶ֙רֶב֙ וְדֹ֣רְכֵי קֶ֔שֶׁת וּלְמוּדֵ֖י מִלְחָמָ֑ה
NAS: and shot with bow and [were] skillful
KJV: and to shoot with bow, and skilful
INT: and sword shoot bow and skilful war

1 Chronicles 8:40
HEB: חַ֜יִל דֹּ֣רְכֵי קֶ֗שֶׁת וּמַרְבִּ֤ים בָּנִים֙
INT: of valour archer arch many the sons

1 Chronicles 10:3
HEB: וַיִּמְצָאֻ֖הוּ הַמּוֹרִ֣ים בַּקָּ֑שֶׁת וַיָּ֖חֶל מִן־
INT: overtook the archers arch was wounded by

1 Chronicles 12:2
HEB: נֹ֣שְׁקֵי קֶ֗שֶׁת מַיְמִינִ֤ים וּמַשְׂמִאלִים֙
NAS: They were equipped with bows, using both the right hand
KJV: [They were] armed with bows, and could use both the right hand
INT: were equipped bows the right and the left

1 Chronicles 12:2
HEB: בָּֽאֲבָנִ֔ים וּבַחִצִּ֖ים בַּקָּ֑שֶׁת מֵאֲחֵ֥י שָׁא֖וּל
NAS: and [to shoot] arrows from the bow; [they were] Saul's
KJV: and [shooting] arrows out of a bow, [even] of Saul's
INT: stones arrows the bow kinsmen Saul's

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