3665. kana
Strong's Concordance
kana: to be humble
Original Word: כָּנַע
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kana
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-nah')
Definition: to be humble
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be humble
NASB Translation
becomes humbled (1), done (1), humble (4), humbled (12), humbled yourself (3), subdue (4), subdued (11).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[כָּנַע] verb be humble, only in derived conjugation (Aramaic כְּנַע id.; Arabic is be contracted, wrinkled; also fold wings (of eagle)) —

Niph`al Perfect3masculine singular נִכְנַע 1 Kings 21:29 3t.; 3 plural נִכְנְעוּ2Chronicles 12:7; 30:11; נִכְנָ֑עוּ2Chronicles 12:7; Imperfect יִכָּנַע Leviticus 26:41 3t.; 3 feminine singular וַתִּכָּנַע Judges 3:30; 2masculine singular וַתִּכָּנַע 2 Kings 22:19 2t.; 3 masculine plural וְיִכָּֽנְעוּ2Chronicles 7:14 5t.; יִכָּנֵ֑עוּ 1 Chronicles 20:4; Infinitive הִכָּנַע2Chronicles 33:23; suffix הִכָּֽנְעוֺ2Chronicles 12:12; 33:19; —

1 reflex. humble oneself Leviticus 26:41 (H; subject לְבָבָם), 2 Chronicles 7:14; 12:6,7 (twice in verse); 2Chronicles 12:12; 30:11; 32:26; 33:19,23; before some one, לִפְנֵי2Chronicles 34:27; מִלִּפְנֵי 1 Kings 21:29; 2Chronicles 33:12,23; 34:27; 36:12; מִמְּנֵי 1 Kings 21:29; 2 Kings 22:19.

2 pass. be humbled, subdued 1 Samuel 7:13; 1 Chronicles 20:4; 2Chronicles 13:18; followed by לִפְנֵי person Judges 8:28; מִמְּנֵי Judges 11:33; under some one תַּחַת Judges 3:30; Psalm 106:42.

Hiph`il Perfect3masculine singular הִכְנִיעַ2Chronicles 28:19; 1 singular הִכְנַעְתִּי 1 Chronicles 17:10; Imperfect3masculine singular וַיַּכְנַע Judges 4:23; Psalm 107:12; suffix יַכְנִיעֵם Deuteronomy 9:3 2t.; 2 masculine singular תַּכְנִיעַ Isaiah 25:5; וַתַּכְנַע Nehemiah 9:24; 1singular אַכְנִיעַ Psalm 81:15; Imperative הַכְנִיעֵהוּ Job 40:12; —

1 humble2Chronicles 28:19; Job 40:12; Psalm 107:12 (object לֵב), Isaiah 25:5 (object שְׁאוֺן זָרִים).

2 subdue enemies 2 Samuel 8:1 = 1 Chronicles 18:1; 1 Chronicles 17:10; Psalm 81:15; followed by לִפְנֵי Deuteronomy 9:3; Judges 4:23; Nehemiah 9:24.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bring down low, into subjection, under, humble self, subdue

A primitive root; properly, to bend the knee; hence, to humiliate, vanquish -- bring down (low), into subjection, under, humble (self), subdue.

Forms and Transliterations
אַכְנִ֑יעַ אכניע הִכְנִ֤יעַ הִכָּנְע֑וֹ הַכְנִיעֵ֑הוּ הכניע הכניעהו הכנעו וְהִכְנַ֖עְתִּי וְיִכָּנְע֨וּ וַ֝יִּכָּנְע֗וּ וַיִּכָּֽנְעוּ֙ וַיִּכָּנְע֥וּ וַיִּכָּנֵֽעוּ׃ וַיִּכָּנַ֣ע וַיִּכָּנַ֤ע וַיַּכְנִיעֵ֑ם וַיַּכְנַ֣ע וַיַּכְנַ֤ע וַתִּכָּנַ֣ע וַתִּכָּנַ֣ע ׀ וַתִּכָּנַ֤ע וַתַּכְנַ֨ע וּבְהִכָּֽנְע֗וֹ ובהכנעו והכנעתי ויכניעם ויכנע ויכנעו ויכנעו׃ ותכנע יִכָּנַ֗ע יַכְנִיעֵ֖ם יכניעם יכנע כְּהִכָּנַ֖ע כהכנע נִֽכְנְע֔וּ נִכְנְע֖וּ נִכְנַ֗ע נִכְנַ֣ע נִכְנַ֥ע נִכְנַע֙ נִכְנָ֔עוּ נכנע נכנעו תַּכְנִ֑יעַ תכניע ’aḵ·nî·a‘ ’aḵnîa‘ achNia hachniEhu haḵ·nî·‘ê·hū haḵnî‘êhū hichNia hik·kā·nə·‘ōw hiḵ·nî·a‘ hikkānə‘ōw hikkaneO hiḵnîa‘ kə·hik·kā·na‘ kehikkaNa kəhikkāna‘ nichNa nichNau nichneU niḵ·na‘ niḵ·nā·‘ū niḵ·nə·‘ū niḵna‘ niḵnā‘ū niḵnə‘ū tachNia taḵ·nî·a‘ taḵnîa‘ ū·ḇə·hik·kā·nə·‘ōw ūḇəhikkānə‘ōw uvehikkaneO vaiyachNa vaiyachniEm vaiyikkaNa vaiyikkaneU vattachNa vattikkaNa vehichNati veyikkaneU wat·taḵ·na‘ wat·tik·kā·na‘ wattaḵna‘ wattikkāna‘ way·yaḵ·na‘ way·yaḵ·nî·‘êm way·yik·kā·na‘ way·yik·kā·nê·‘ū way·yik·kā·nə·‘ū wayyaḵna‘ wayyaḵnî‘êm wayyikkāna‘ wayyikkānê‘ū wayyikkānə‘ū wə·hiḵ·na‘·tî wə·yik·kā·nə·‘ū wəhiḵna‘tî wəyikkānə‘ū yachniEm yaḵ·nî·‘êm yaḵnî‘êm yik·kā·na‘ yikkaNa yikkāna‘
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Leviticus 26:41
HEB: אוֹ־ אָ֣ז יִכָּנַ֗ע לְבָבָם֙ הֶֽעָרֵ֔ל
NAS: heart becomes humbled so that they then
KJV: hearts be humbled, and they then accept
INT: then if becomes heart their uncircumcised

Deuteronomy 9:3
HEB: יַשְׁמִידֵ֛ם וְה֥וּא יַכְנִיעֵ֖ם לְפָנֶ֑יךָ וְהֽוֹרַשְׁתָּ֤ם
NAS: He will destroy them and He will subdue them before
KJV: he shall destroy them, and he shall bring them down before thy face:
INT: will destroy and He will subdue before you may drive

Judges 3:30
HEB: וַתִּכָּנַ֤ע מוֹאָב֙ בַּיּ֣וֹם
NAS: So Moab was subdued that day under
KJV: So Moab was subdued that day
INT: was subdued Moab day

Judges 4:23
HEB: וַיַּכְנַ֤ע אֱלֹהִים֙ בַּיּ֣וֹם
NAS: So God subdued on that day Jabin
KJV: So God subdued on that day Jabin
INT: subdued God day

Judges 8:28
HEB: וַיִּכָּנַ֣ע מִדְיָ֗ן לִפְנֵי֙
NAS: So Midian was subdued before the sons
KJV: Thus was Midian subdued before
INT: was subdued Midian before

Judges 11:33
HEB: גְּדוֹלָ֣ה מְאֹ֑ד וַיִּכָּֽנְעוּ֙ בְּנֵ֣י עַמּ֔וֹן
NAS: of Ammon were subdued before
KJV: of Ammon were subdued before
INT: great A very were subdued the sons of Ammon

1 Samuel 7:13
HEB: וַיִּכָּֽנְעוּ֙ הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֔ים וְלֹא־
NAS: So the Philistines were subdued and they did
KJV: So the Philistines were subdued, and they came
INT: were subdued the Philistines and they

2 Samuel 8:1
HEB: אֶת־ פְּלִשְׁתִּ֖ים וַיַּכְנִיעֵ֑ם וַיִּקַּ֥ח דָּוִ֛ד
NAS: the Philistines and subdued them; and David
KJV: the Philistines, and subdued them: and David
INT: David the Philistines and subdued took and David

1 Kings 21:29
HEB: הֲ‍ֽרָאִ֔יתָ כִּֽי־ נִכְנַ֥ע אַחְאָ֖ב מִלְּפָנָ֑י
NAS: Ahab has humbled himself before
KJV: thou how Ahab humbleth himself before
INT: see how has humbled Ahab before

1 Kings 21:29
HEB: יַ֜עַן כִּֽי־ נִכְנַ֣ע מִפָּנַ֗י לֹֽא־
NAS: Me? Because he has humbled himself before
KJV: me? because he humbleth himself before
INT: because how has humbled before not

2 Kings 22:19
HEB: רַךְ־ לְבָ֨בְךָ֜ וַתִּכָּנַ֣ע ׀ מִפְּנֵ֣י יְהוָ֗ה
NAS: was tender and you humbled yourself before
KJV: was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before
INT: was tender your heart humbled before the LORD

1 Chronicles 17:10
HEB: עַמִּ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְהִכְנַ֖עְתִּי אֶת־ כָּל־
NAS: Israel. And I will subdue all
KJV: Israel. Moreover I will subdue all thine enemies.
INT: my people Israel will subdue all enemies

1 Chronicles 18:1
HEB: אֶת־ פְּלִשְׁתִּ֖ים וַיַּכְנִיעֵ֑ם וַיִּקַּ֛ח אֶת־
NAS: the Philistines and subdued them and took
KJV: the Philistines, and subdued them, and took
INT: David the Philistines and subdued and took Gath

1 Chronicles 20:4
HEB: מִילִדֵ֥י הָרְפָאִ֖ים וַיִּכָּנֵֽעוּ׃
NAS: of the giants, and they were subdued.
KJV: of the giant: and they were subdued.
INT: of the descendants of the giant were subdued

2 Chronicles 7:14
HEB: וְיִכָּנְע֨וּ עַמִּ֜י אֲשֶׁ֧ר
NAS: by My name humble themselves and pray
KJV: by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray,
INT: humble and my people who

2 Chronicles 12:6
HEB: וַיִּכָּנְע֥וּ שָׂרֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל
NAS: and the king humbled themselves and said,
KJV: and the king humbled themselves; and they said,
INT: humbled the princes of Israel

2 Chronicles 12:7
HEB: יְהוָה֙ כִּ֣י נִכְנָ֔עוּ הָיָה֩ דְבַר־
NAS: saw that they humbled themselves, the word
KJV: saw that they humbled themselves, the word
INT: the LORD for humbled came the word

2 Chronicles 12:7
HEB: שְׁמַֽעְיָ֧ה ׀ לֵאמֹ֛ר נִכְנְע֖וּ לֹ֣א אַשְׁחִיתֵ֑ם
NAS: saying, They have humbled themselves [so] I will not destroy
KJV: saying, They have humbled themselves; [therefore] I will not destroy
INT: Shemaiah saying have humbled not destroy

2 Chronicles 12:12
HEB: וּבְהִכָּֽנְע֗וֹ שָׁ֤ב מִמֶּ֙נּוּ֙
NAS: And when he humbled himself, the anger
KJV: And when he humbled himself, the wrath
INT: humbled turned at

2 Chronicles 13:18
HEB: וַיִּכָּנְע֥וּ בְנֵי־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל
NAS: of Israel were subdued at that time,
KJV: of Israel were brought under at that time,
INT: were subdued the sons of Israel

2 Chronicles 28:19
HEB: כִּֽי־ הִכְנִ֤יעַ יְהוָה֙ אֶת־
NAS: For the LORD humbled Judah because
KJV: brought Judah low because of Ahaz king
INT: for humbled the LORD Judah

2 Chronicles 30:11
HEB: וּמְנַשֶּׁ֖ה וּמִזְּבֻל֑וּן נִֽכְנְע֔וּ וַיָּבֹ֖אוּ לִירוּשָׁלִָֽם׃
NAS: and Zebulun humbled themselves and came
KJV: and of Zebulun humbled themselves, and came
INT: Manasseh and Zebulun humbled and came to Jerusalem

2 Chronicles 32:26
HEB: וַיִּכָּנַ֤ע יְחִזְקִיָּ֙הוּ֙ בְּגֹ֣בַהּ
NAS: However, Hezekiah humbled the pride
KJV: Notwithstanding Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride
INT: humbled Hezekiah the pride

2 Chronicles 33:12
HEB: יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהָ֑יו וַיִּכָּנַ֣ע מְאֹ֔ד מִלִּפְנֵ֖י
NAS: his God and humbled himself greatly
KJV: his God, and humbled himself greatly
INT: the LORD his God and humbled greatly accept

2 Chronicles 33:19
HEB: וְהַפְּסִלִ֔ים לִפְנֵ֖י הִכָּנְע֑וֹ הִנָּ֣ם כְּתוּבִ֔ים
NAS: before he humbled himself, behold,
KJV: before he was humbled: behold, they [are] written
INT: and the carved before humbled behold are written

36 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3665
36 Occurrences


’aḵ·nî·a‘ — 1 Occ.
haḵ·nî·‘ê·hū — 1 Occ.
hiḵ·nî·a‘ — 1 Occ.
hik·kā·nə·‘ōw — 1 Occ.
kə·hik·kā·na‘ — 1 Occ.
niḵ·na‘ — 4 Occ.
niḵ·nā·‘ū — 1 Occ.
niḵ·nə·‘ū — 2 Occ.
taḵ·nî·a‘ — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·hik·kā·nə·‘ōw — 1 Occ.
way·yaḵ·na‘ — 2 Occ.
way·yaḵ·nî·‘êm — 2 Occ.
way·yik·kā·na‘ — 3 Occ.
way·yik·kā·nə·‘ū — 6 Occ.
wat·taḵ·na‘ — 1 Occ.
wat·tik·kā·na‘ — 4 Occ.
wə·hiḵ·na‘·tî — 1 Occ.
wə·yik·kā·nə·‘ū — 1 Occ.
yaḵ·nî·‘êm — 1 Occ.
yik·kā·na‘ — 1 Occ.










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