6895. qabab
Strong's Concordance
qabab: to utter a curse against, curse
Original Word: קָבַב
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: qabab
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-bab')
Definition: to utter a curse against, curse
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to utter a curse against, curse
NASB Translation
blasphemed (1), curse (10), curse them at all (1), cursed (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. [קָבַב] verb utter a curse against, curse (compare [ב] יקו Ecclus 41:7); —

Qal curse, with accusative, usually person: Perfect3masculine singular suffix קַכֹּה (Ges§ 58d) Numbers 23:8; 2masculine singular suffix consecutive וְקַכֹּתוֺ Numbers 23:27; Imperfect3masculine singular וַיִּקֹּב (Ges§ 67g) Leviticus 24:11 (with accusative אֶתהַֿשֵּׁם); 2 masculine singular suffix תִּקֳּבֶנּוּ Numbers 23:25 (+ Infinitive absolute); 1 singular אֶקֹּב Numbers 23:8 (object omitted); וָאֶקּוֺב נָוֵהוּ Job 5:3 (probably corrupt; ᵐ5 Du read וַיִּדְקַב, compare Me Bi Siegf Beer; וַיִּמָּקֵד Bu; וַיוּקַב CheJQ July, 1897, 575; וַיִּבֹּק BevJPhil, xxvi. 308 (compare Isaiah 24:1,3; Jeremiah 51:2; Nahum 2:3)); 3masculine plural suffix יִקְּבֻהוּ Job 3:8; Proverbs 11:26; Proverbs 24:24; Imperative masculine singular קָֽבָהלִּֿי (Ges§ 67pi. 329 ff.) Numbers 22:11,17, suffix 3masculine singular וְקָבְנרֹלִי (Ges§ 67o) Numbers 23:13 (all J E; all + לִי as dativus commodi [dative of benefit], so also Numbers 23:27 see Perfect above); Infinitive absolute קֹב Numbers 23:25 (+ Imperfect); Infinitive construct לָקֹב Numbers 23:11; Numbers 24:10.

קבה (√ of following (compare DlPr 113ii.1, 185): Arabic echinus, i.e. stomachi pars pelliculata; Syriac is collect, contain, water, cistern; Ethiopic have dropsy; Late Hebrew קֵבָה = Biblical Hebrew)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
curse

A primitive root; to scoop out, i.e. (figuratively) to malign or execrate (i.e. Stab with words) -- X at all, curse.

Forms and Transliterations
וְקַבֹּ֥תוֹ וְקָבְנוֹ־ וקבנו־ וקבתו לָקֹ֤ב לקב קַבֹּ֖ה קָֽבָה־ קֹ֖ב קב קבה קבה־ kabBoh kavah ko lā·qōḇ laKo lāqōḇ qā·ḇāh- qab·bōh qāḇāh- qabbōh qōḇ vekabBotov vekavenov wə·qā·ḇə·nōw- wə·qab·bō·ṯōw wəqabbōṯōw wəqāḇənōw-
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Numbers 22:11
HEB: עַתָּ֗ה לְכָ֤ה קָֽבָה־ לִּי֙ אֹת֔וֹ
NAS: come, curse them for me; perhaps
KJV: come now, curse me them; peradventure I shall be able
INT: now come curse perhaps may be able

Numbers 22:17
HEB: וּלְכָה־ נָּא֙ קָֽבָה־ לִּ֔י אֵ֖ת
NAS: come then, curse this
KJV: unto me: come therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people.
INT: come Please curse people this

Numbers 23:8
HEB: אֶקֹּ֔ב לֹ֥א קַבֹּ֖ה אֵ֑ל וּמָ֣ה
NAS: How shall I curse whom God
KJV: whom God hath not cursed? or how shall I defy,
INT: curse shall I curse God How

Numbers 23:11
HEB: עָשִׂ֖יתָ לִ֑י לָקֹ֤ב אֹיְבַי֙ לְקַחְתִּ֔יךָ
NAS: to me? I took you to curse my enemies,
KJV: unto me? I took thee to curse mine enemies,
INT: What done to curse enemies took

Numbers 23:13
HEB: לֹ֣א תִרְאֶ֑ה וְקָבְנוֹ־ לִ֖י מִשָּֽׁם׃
NAS: all of them; and curse them for me from there.
KJV: part of them, and shalt not see them all: and curse me them from thence.
INT: and will not see and curse there

Numbers 23:25
HEB: בִּלְעָ֔ם גַּם־ קֹ֖ב לֹ֣א תִקֳּבֶ֑נּוּ
NAS: to Balaam, Do not curse them at all nor
KJV: Neither curse them at all, nor bless
INT: Balaam not curse nor curse

Numbers 23:27
HEB: בְּעֵינֵ֣י הָאֱלֹהִ֔ים וְקַבֹּ֥תוֹ לִ֖י מִשָּֽׁם׃
NAS: with God that you curse them for me from there.
KJV: God that thou mayest curse me them from thence.
INT: affliction God you curse there

Numbers 24:10
HEB: אֶל־ בִּלְעָ֗ם לָקֹ֤ב אֹֽיְבַי֙ קְרָאתִ֔יךָ
NAS: I called you to curse my enemies,
KJV: I called thee to curse mine enemies,
INT: against to Balaam to curse enemies called

8 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6895
8 Occurrences


qab·bōh — 1 Occ.
qā·ḇāh- — 2 Occ.
qōḇ — 1 Occ.
lā·qōḇ — 2 Occ.
wə·qab·bō·ṯōw — 1 Occ.
wə·qā·ḇə·nōw- — 1 Occ.










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