6960. qavah
Strong's Concordance
qavah: wait
Original Word: קָוָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: qavah
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-vaw')
Definition: to wait for
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. [קָוָה] verb wait for (probably originally twist, stretch, then of tension of enduring, waiting: Assyrian ‡ûû II, I. wait, ‡û, cord; Arabic be strong, strength, also strand of rope; Syriac endure, remain, await, threads, so ᵑ7 קַוִּין spider's threads, web); —

Qal Participle plural those waiting for (׳י): construct ׳קוֵי י Psalm 37:9; so Isaiah 40:31 van d. H., and Kt Baer Gi (Qr קוֺיֵי); suffix קִוָ֑י Isaiah 49:23, קֹוֶיךָ Psalm 25:3; Psalm 69:7; קִוָיו Lamentations 3:35 Qr (Kt קוו, i.e. קֹווֺ).

Pi`el Perfect3feminine singular קִוְּתָה Psalm 130:5; 1singular קִוִּיתִי Genesis 49:18 5t., קִוֵּיתִי Isaiah 5:4, ׳וְק consecutive Isaiah 8:17; suffix קִוִּיתִיךָ Psalm 25:21; 3plural קִוּוּ Psalm 56:7 +, etc.; Imperfect יְקַוֶּה Micah 5:6; Job 7:2, jussive יְקַו Job 3:9, וַיְקַו Isaiah 5:2,7, etc.; Imperative masculine singular קַוֵּה Hosea 12:7 +; Infinitive absolute קַוֺה Psalm 40:2, קַוֵּה Jeremiah 8:15; Jeremiah 14:19; —

1 wait, or look eagerly, for, with ל of thing Isaiah 5:7; Isaiah 59:9,11; Jeremiah 8:15; Jeremiah 13:16; Jeremiah 14:19; Job 3:9; Job 6:19; לִישׁוּעָֽתְךָ Genesis 49:18; with accusative of thing Lamentations 2:16 (suffix), Job 7:2; Job 30:26; Psalm 39:8; object of thing omitted Isaiah 64:2; followed by infinitive Isaiah 5:2,4; Psalm 69:21; absolute Job 17:13; with accusative ׳י Isaiah 26:8 (suffix), Psalm 25:5; Psalm 25:21 (suffix), Psalm 40:2 (+ infinitive absolute), Psalm 130:5, accusative omitted Psalm 130:5, accusative שִׁמְךָ Psalm 52:11 (but read probably אֲחַוֶּה, Hi Che Bae and others, see חוה); with ל of ׳י Isaiah 8:17; Isaiah 25:9 (twice in verse); Isaiah 33:2; Isaiah 60:9 (but read probably צִיִּים יִקָּווּ ships shall gather (II. קוה), so Du CheHpt Di-Kit Marti, compare Skinner (also Luzz Gei Oort), Jeremiah 14:22; Proverbs 20:22; with אֶלאֱֿלֹהִים Hosea 12:7, ׳אֶליֿ Isaiah 51:5; Psalm 27:14 (twice in verse); Psalm 37:34.

2 lie in wait for, followed by נַפְשִׁי Psalm 56:7; followed by ל person Psalm 119:95 (+ infinitive purpose).

3 wait (linger) for with ל of man Micah 5:6 ("" יְיַחֵל).

II. [קָוָה] verb collect (Late Hebrew Hiph`il collect); —

Niph`al be collected, Perfect3plural וְנִקְווּ consecutive Jeremiah 3:17 (of nations); Imperfect3masculine plural יִקָּווּ Genesis 1:9 (P; of waters; both with אֶל location); so probably of ships (with ל person) Isaiah 60:9 (for ᵑ0 יְקַוּוּ), see I. קזה

Pi`el 1.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
gather together, look, patiently, tarry, wait for, on, upon

A primitive root; to bind together (perhaps by twisting), i.e. Collect; (figuratively) to expect -- gather (together), look, patiently, tarry, wait (for, on, upon).

Forms and Transliterations
אֲ֭קַוֶּה אקוה וְ֝קַוֵּ֗ה וְנִקְוּ֨וּ וְקִוִּיתֶ֤ם וְקִוֵּ֖יתִֽי־ וְקַוֵּ֥ה וְקֹוֵ֥י וְקוֹיֵ֤ וַאֲקַוֶּ֖ה וַיְקַ֛ו וַיְקַ֤ו וָאֲקַוֶּ֣ה וּ֨נְקַוֶּה־ ואקוה ויקו ונקוה־ ונקוו וקוה וקוי וקויתי־ וקויתם יְקַוֶּ֥ה יְקַוֶּה֙ יְקַוּ֔וּ יְקַוּ֗וּ יְקַו־ יִקָּו֨וּ יקו־ יקוה יקוו לְקֹוָ֔ו לקוו נְקַוֶּ֑ה נְקַוֶּ֤ה נקוה קִ֝וִּ֗יתִי קִ֭וִּיתִי קִּוִּ֣יתִי קִוְּתָ֣ה קִוִּ֑ינוּ קִוִּ֣ינוּ קִוִּ֣יתִי קִוִּ֥ינוּ קִוִּ֥יתִי קִוִּינ֑וּךָ קִוִּיתִֽיךָ׃ קִוֵּ֛יתִי קִוּ֣וּ קִוּ֥וּ קִוּוּ־ קַוֵּ֗ה קַוֵּ֤ה קַוֵּ֥ה קַוֹּ֣ה קֹ֭וֶיךָ קֹוֶיךָ֮ קוָֹֽי׃ קוה קוו קוו־ קוי׃ קויך קוינו קוינוך קויתי קויתיך׃ קותה שֶׁקִּוִּינֻ֖הוּ שקוינהו ’ă·qaw·weh ’ăqawweh Akavveh kavVeh kavVoh kivVeiti kivveTah kivVinu kivviNucha kivViti kivviTicha kivvu Koeicha koVai lə·qō·wāw lekoVav ləqōwāw nə·qaw·weh nekavVeh nəqawweh qaw·wêh qaw·wōh qawwêh qawwōh qiw·wə·ṯāh qiw·wê·ṯî qiw·wî·nū qiw·wî·nū·ḵā qiw·wî·ṯî qiw·wî·ṯî·ḵā qiw·wū qiw·wū- qiwwəṯāh qiwwêṯî qiwwînū qiwwînūḵā qiwwîṯî qiwwîṯîḵā qiwwū qiwwū- qō·wāy qō·we·ḵā qōwāy qōweḵā šeq·qiw·wî·nu·hū šeqqiwwînuhū shekkivviNuhu ū·nə·qaw·weh- Unekavveh ūnəqawweh- vaakavVeh vayKav vekavVeh vekivVeiti vekivviTem vekoVei vekoYe venikvVu wa’ăqawweh wā’ăqawweh wa·’ă·qaw·weh wā·’ă·qaw·weh way·qaw wayqaw wə·niqw·wū wə·qaw·wêh wə·qiw·wê·ṯî- wə·qiw·wî·ṯem wə·qō·w·yê wə·qō·wê wəniqwwū wəqawwêh wəqiwwêṯî- wəqiwwîṯem wəqōwê wəqōwyê yə·qaw- yə·qaw·weh yə·qaw·wū yekav yekavVeh yekavVu yəqaw- yəqawweh yəqawwū yikkaVu yiq·qā·wū yiqqāwū
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Genesis 1:9
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֗ים יִקָּו֨וּ הַמַּ֜יִם מִתַּ֤חַת
NAS: the heavens be gathered into one
KJV: under the heaven be gathered together unto
INT: said God be gathered the waters Thahash

Genesis 49:18
HEB: לִֽישׁוּעָתְךָ֖ קִוִּ֥יתִי יְהוָֽה׃
NAS: For Your salvation I wait, O LORD.
KJV: I have waited for thy salvation,
INT: your salvation wait LORD

Job 3:9
HEB: כּוֹכְבֵ֪י נִ֫שְׁפּ֥וֹ יְקַו־ לְא֥וֹר וָאַ֑יִן
NAS: be darkened; Let it wait for light
KJV: thereof be dark; let it look for light,
INT: the stars twilight wait light have

Job 6:19
HEB: הֲלִיכֹ֥ת שְׁ֝בָ֗א קִוּוּ־ לָֽמוֹ׃
NAS: The travelers of Sheba hoped for them.
KJV: of Sheba waited for them.
INT: the travelers of Sheba hoped

Job 7:2
HEB: צֵ֑ל וּ֝כְשָׂכִ֗יר יְקַוֶּ֥ה פָעֳלֽוֹ׃
NAS: And as a hired man who eagerly waits for his wages,
KJV: and as an hireling looketh for [the reward of] his work:
INT: the shade A hired eagerly his wages

Job 17:13
HEB: אִם־ אֲ֭קַוֶּה שְׁא֣וֹל בֵּיתִ֑י
NAS: If I look for Sheol as my home,
KJV: If I wait, the grave [is] mine house:
INT: If look Sheol my home

Job 30:26
HEB: כִּ֤י ט֣וֹב קִ֭וִּיתִי וַיָּ֣בֹא רָ֑ע
NAS: When I expected good, then evil
KJV: When I looked for good, then evil
INT: When good expected came evil

Psalm 25:3
HEB: גַּ֣ם כָּל־ קֹ֭וֶיךָ לֹ֣א יֵבֹ֑שׁוּ
NAS: none of those who wait for You will be ashamed;
KJV: Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed:
INT: Indeed who wait not will be ashamed

Psalm 25:5
HEB: יִשְׁעִ֑י אוֹתְךָ֥ קִ֝וִּ֗יתִי כָּל־ הַיּֽוֹם׃
NAS: of my salvation; For You I wait all
KJV: of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
INT: of my salvation for wait all the day

Psalm 25:21
HEB: יִצְּר֑וּנִי כִּ֝֗י קִוִּיתִֽיךָ׃
NAS: preserve me, For I wait for You.
KJV: preserve me; for I wait on thee.
INT: preserve for wait

Psalm 27:14
HEB: קַוֵּ֗ה אֶל־ יְה֫וָ֥ה
NAS: Wait for the LORD; Be strong
KJV: Wait on the LORD: be of good courage,
INT: Wait for the LORD

Psalm 27:14
HEB: וְיַאֲמֵ֣ץ לִבֶּ֑ךָ וְ֝קַוֵּ֗ה אֶל־ יְהוָֽה׃
NAS: take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.
KJV: thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
INT: take your heart wait for the LORD

Psalm 37:9
HEB: מְ֭רֵעִים יִכָּרֵת֑וּן וְקֹוֵ֥י יְ֝הוָ֗ה הֵ֣מָּה
NAS: will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD,
KJV: shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD,
INT: evildoers will be cut wait the LORD they

Psalm 37:34
HEB: קַוֵּ֤ה אֶל־ יְהוָ֨ה ׀
NAS: Wait for the LORD and keep
KJV: Wait on the LORD, and keep
INT: Wait for the LORD

Psalm 39:7
HEB: וְעַתָּ֣ה מַה־ קִּוִּ֣יתִי אֲדֹנָ֑י תּ֝וֹחַלְתִּ֗י
NAS: for what do I wait? My hope
KJV: And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope
INT: and now what wait Lord my hope

Psalm 40:1
HEB: לְדָוִ֥ד מִזְמֽוֹר׃ קַוֹּ֣ה קִוִּ֣יתִי יְהוָ֑ה
NAS: For the choir director. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently
KJV: I waited patiently for the LORD;
INT: of David A Psalm waited patiently the LORD

Psalm 40:1
HEB: מִזְמֽוֹר׃ קַוֹּ֣ה קִוִּ֣יתִי יְהוָ֑ה וַיֵּ֥ט
NAS: For the choir director. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the LORD;
KJV: I waited patiently for the LORD;
INT: A Psalm waited patiently the LORD inclined

Psalm 52:9
HEB: כִּ֣י עָשִׂ֑יתָ וַאֲקַוֶּ֖ה שִׁמְךָ֥ כִֽי־
NAS: You have done [it], And I will wait on Your name,
KJV: because thou hast done [it]: and I will wait on thy name;
INT: because have done will wait your name because

Psalm 56:6
HEB: יִשְׁמֹ֑רוּ כַּ֝אֲשֶׁ֗ר קִוּ֥וּ נַפְשִֽׁי׃
NAS: my steps, As they have waited [to take] my life.
KJV: my steps, when they wait for my soul.
INT: watch as they have waited my life

Psalm 69:6
HEB: יֵ֘בֹ֤שׁוּ בִ֨י ׀ קֹוֶיךָ֮ אֲדֹנָ֥י יְהוִ֗ה
NAS: May those who wait for You not be ashamed
KJV: Let not them that wait on thee, O Lord
INT: not be ashamed wait Lord GOD

Psalm 69:20
HEB: לִבִּ֗י וָֽאָ֫נ֥וּשָׁה וָאֲקַוֶּ֣ה לָנ֣וּד וָאַ֑יִן
NAS: and I am so sick. And I looked for sympathy,
KJV: and I am full of heaviness: and I looked [for some] to take pity,
INT: my heart sick looked sympathy there

Psalm 119:95
HEB: לִ֤י קִוּ֣וּ רְשָׁעִ֣ים לְאַבְּדֵ֑נִי
NAS: The wicked wait for me to destroy
KJV: The wicked have waited for me to destroy
INT: wait the wicked to destroy

Psalm 130:5
HEB: קִוִּ֣יתִי יְ֭הוָה קִוְּתָ֣ה
NAS: I wait for the LORD, my soul
KJV: I wait for the LORD, my soul
INT: wait the LORD wait

Psalm 130:5
HEB: קִוִּ֣יתִי יְ֭הוָה קִוְּתָ֣ה נַפְשִׁ֑י וְֽלִדְבָר֥וֹ
NAS: my soul does wait, And in His word
KJV: my soul doth wait, and in his word
INT: wait the LORD wait my soul his word

Proverbs 20:22
HEB: אֲשַׁלְּמָה־ רָ֑ע קַוֵּ֥ה לַֽ֝יהוָ֗ה וְיֹ֣שַֽׁע
NAS: evil; Wait for the LORD,
KJV: evil; [but] wait on the LORD,
INT: will repay evil Wait the LORD will save

49 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6960
49 Occurrences


’ă·qaw·weh — 1 Occ.
qaw·wêh — 5 Occ.
qaw·wōh — 1 Occ.
qiw·wê·ṯî — 1 Occ.
qiw·wə·ṯāh — 1 Occ.
qiw·wî·nū — 3 Occ.
qiw·wî·nū·ḵā — 1 Occ.
qiw·wî·ṯî — 6 Occ.
qiw·wî·ṯî·ḵā — 1 Occ.
qiw·wū- — 3 Occ.
qō·we·ḵā — 2 Occ.
qō·wāy — 1 Occ.
lə·qō·wāw — 1 Occ.
nə·qaw·weh — 3 Occ.
šeq·qiw·wî·nu·hū — 1 Occ.
ū·nə·qaw·weh- — 1 Occ.
wa·’ă·qaw·weh — 2 Occ.
way·qaw — 2 Occ.
wə·qaw·wêh — 2 Occ.
wə·qiw·wê·ṯî- — 1 Occ.
wə·qiw·wî·ṯem — 1 Occ.
wə·qō·wê — 1 Occ.
wə·qō·w·yê — 1 Occ.
wə·niqw·wū — 1 Occ.
yə·qaw- — 1 Occ.
yə·qaw·weh — 2 Occ.
yə·qaw·wū — 2 Occ.
yiq·qā·wū — 1 Occ.










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