6996. qatan
Strong's Concordance
qatan: least
Original Word: קָטָן
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: qatan
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-tawn')
Definition: small, young, unimportant
I. קָטָן adjective small, young, unimportant; — absolute ׳ק Genesis 9:24 +; suffix קְטַנָּם (Köii.l,74) Jeremiah 6:13 +; feminine singular קְטַנָּה Genesis 29:16 +; masculine plural קְטַנִּים 2 Kings 18:24 +; construct קְטַנֵּי 1 Samuel 9:21 (see Dr; We conjectures נִּי-, old construct, cf, HPS), Proverbs 30:24; feminine plural קְטַנּוֺת Ezekiel 16:61 +; —

1 small; especially

a. of children, youth = young, Genesis 44:20 (J) 2 Samuel 9:12; 1 Kings 11:17; 2 Kings 2:23; 2 Kings 5:2, of sister Songs 8:8; = younger, of two children (often opposed to גדול), Genesis 9:24; Genesis 27:15,42 (all J), Genesis 29:16,18 (E), 1 Samuel 14:49 (feminine; opposed to הַבְּכִירָה); of younger sister Judges 15:2, so (figurative) Ezekiel 16:46 and (+ מִן compare) Ezekiel 16:61; brother 1 Chronicles 24:31; ׳הַקּ youngest son (of several) 1 Samuel 16:11; 1 Samuel 17:14; גָּדוֺל = young and old (see קָטֹן 1) Jeremiah 16:6 compare 2 Chronicles 31:15; 34:30.

b. of things : utterance Numbers 22:18 (E), weight Deuteronomy 25:13,14, vessels 2Chronicles 36:18, animals Psalm 104:25 (all opposed to גדול); compare also 2 Samuel 12:3; 1 Kings 2:20; 1 Kings 17:13; 1 Kings 18:44; 2 Kings 4:10; Ezekiel 43:14 (opposed to גדול), Proverbs 30:24; Songs 2:15, + probably Ezekiel 46:22 (see II. [ קָטַר]); כְּלֵי הַקָּטָן Isaiah 22:24 the vessels of small size (figurative).

2 small;

a. with added idea of weakness, person 2 Kings 18:24=Isaiah 36:9, city Ecclesiastes 9:14.

b. = insignificant, (I) tribe 1 Samuel 9:21; (2) person (+גדול; = all persons) Jeremiah 6:13; Jeremiah 31:34; Jonah 3:5; Psalm 115:13; Esther 1:5,20, cf . 1 Chronicles 12:14 (van d. H. v.1 Chronicles 12:13); (3) in General, יוֺם קְטַנּוֺת Zechariah 4:10 day of small things. — See also קָטֹן.

קָטֹן54 adjective small, insignificant; — absolute ׳ק 1 Samuel 2:19 +; construct קְטֹן2Chronicles 21:17; — f., plural and suffix supplied by קָטָן; —

1 small: especially

a. of youth = young, ׳נַעַר קּ 1 Samuel 20:35; 1 Kings 3:7; 2 Kings 5:14; Isaiah 11:6; = younger of two brothers, Genesis 48:19 (E) Judges 1:13; Judges 3:9 (+ מִן compare); ׳הַקּ youngest brother Genesis 42:13 10t. Genesis (JE), son Judges 9:5; 2Chronicles 22:1, so קְטֹן בָּנָיו2Chronicles 21:17; + גדול = young and old (see קָטָן 1), i.e. everybodty Genesis 19:11 (J), 1 Samuel 5:9; 1 Samuel 30:2 #NAME? 1 Samuel 30:19.

b. of things 1 Samuel 2:19; 1 Kings 8:64 (+ מִן compare), Amos 6:11; Isaiah 54:7; opposed to גָּדוֺל 1 Samuel 22:15; 1 Samuel 25:36; Genesis 1:16 (P).

2 = unimportant, things, Exodus 18:22,26 (E), 1 Samuel 20:2 (all opposed to גדול); person,=feeble Amos 7:2,5; = insignificant Jeremiah 49:15; Obadiah 2 (both "" בָּזוּי), Isaiah 60:22 ("" צָעִיר); בְּעֵינֶיךָ ׳ק 1 Samuel 15:17; especially + גָּדוֺל = low and high, + everybody, Deuteronomy 1:17; 1 Kings 22:31 2Chronicles 18:30; Jeremiah 8:10; Job 3:19, +8 t. — See also קָטָן.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
least, lesser, little one, smallest, one, quantity, thing, younger,

Or qaton {kaw-tone'}; from quwt; abbreviated, i.e. Diminutive, literally (in quantity, size or number) or figuratively (in age or importance) -- least, less(-er), little (one), small(-est, one, quantity, thing), young(-er, -est).

see HEBREW quwt

Forms and Transliterations
הַ֝קְּטַנִּ֗ים הַקְּטַנִּ֑ים הַקְּטַנָּ֖ה הַקְּטַנָּ֜ה הַקְּטַנָּ֣ה הַקְּטַנָּֽה׃ הַקְּטַנָּה֙ הַקְּטַנּ֖וֹת הַקְטַנִּ֑ים הַקָּטָ֑ן הַקָּטָ֔ן הַקָּטָֽן׃ הַקָּטֹ֔ן הַקָּטֹ֖ן הַקָּטֹ֣ן הַקָּטֹ֤ן הַקָּטֹ֥ן הַקָּטֹ֨ן הַקָּטֹן֙ הַקָּטֹן֮ הקטן הקטן׃ הקטנה הקטנה׃ הקטנות הקטנים וְהַקְּטַנִּ֔ים וְהַקָּטֹ֥ן וּבַקָּטֹ֖ן וּקְטַנִּ֛ים וּקְטַנָּֽה׃ ובקטן והקטן והקטנים וקטנה׃ וקטנים כַּקָּטָֽן׃ כַּקָּטֹ֣ן כַּקָּטֹ֤ן כַּקָּטֹ֧ן כקטן כקטן׃ לְמִקְטַנָּ֤ם לְמִקָּטֹ֣ן לְמִקָּטֹ֥ן למקטן למקטנם מִקְּטַנָּם֙ מִקַּטַנֵּי֙ מִקָּטֹ֖ן מִקָּטֹ֣ן מִקָּטֹ֤ן מִקָּטֹ֥ן מִקָּטֹן֙ מקטן מקטני מקטנם קְ֝טַנּ֗וֹת קְטַנִּ֖ים קְטַנִּים֙ קְטַנֵּי־ קְטַנָּ֑ה קְטַנָּ֔ה קְטַנָּ֖ה קְטַנָּ֤ה קְטַנָּ֥ה קְטַנָּֽם׃ קְטַנָּה֙ קְטַנּוֹת֒ קְטֹ֥ן קָטָ֑ן קָטָ֖ן קָטָ֛ן קָטָֽן׃ קָטֹ֔ן קָטֹ֖ן קָטֹ֗ן קָטֹ֛ן קָטֹ֣ן קָטֹ֤ן קָטֹן֙ קטן קטן׃ קטנה קטנות קטני־ קטנים קטנם׃ hakkaTan hakkaTon hakketanNah hakketanNim hakketanNot haktanNim haq·qā·ṭān haq·qā·ṭōn haq·qə·ṭan·nāh haq·qə·ṭan·nîm haq·qə·ṭan·nō·wṯ haq·ṭan·nîm haqqāṭān haqqāṭōn haqqəṭannāh haqqəṭannîm haqqəṭannōwṯ haqṭannîm kakkaTan kakkaTon kaq·qā·ṭān kaq·qā·ṭōn kaqqāṭān kaqqāṭōn kaTan kaTon ketanNah ketanNam ketannei ketanNim ketanNot keTon lə·miq·qā·ṭōn lə·miq·ṭan·nām lemikkaTon lemiktanNam ləmiqqāṭōn ləmiqṭannām mikkatanNei mikkaTon mikketanNam miq·qa·ṭan·nê miq·qā·ṭōn miq·qə·ṭan·nām miqqaṭannê miqqāṭōn miqqəṭannām qā·ṭān qā·ṭōn qāṭān qāṭōn qə·ṭan·nāh qə·ṭan·nām qə·ṭan·nê- qə·ṭan·nîm qə·ṭan·nō·wṯ qə·ṭōn qəṭannāh qəṭannām qəṭannê- qəṭannîm qəṭannōwṯ qəṭōn ū·ḇaq·qā·ṭōn ū·qə·ṭan·nāh ū·qə·ṭan·nîm ūḇaqqāṭōn uketanNah uketanNim ūqəṭannāh ūqəṭannîm uvakkaTon vehakkaTon vehakketanNim wə·haq·qā·ṭōn wə·haq·qə·ṭan·nîm wəhaqqāṭōn wəhaqqəṭannîm
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 1:16
HEB: וְאֶת־ הַמָּא֤וֹר הַקָּטֹן֙ לְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶת הַלַּ֔יְלָה
NAS: the day, and the lesser light
KJV: the day, and the lesser light
INT: the day light and the lesser to govern the night

Genesis 9:24
HEB: ל֖וֹ בְּנ֥וֹ הַקָּטָֽן׃
NAS: he knew what his youngest son had done
KJV: and knew what his younger son
INT: had done son his youngest

Genesis 19:11
HEB: הִכּוּ֙ בַּסַּנְוֵרִ֔ים מִקָּטֹ֖ן וְעַד־ גָּד֑וֹל
NAS: both small and great,
KJV: with blindness, both small and great:
INT: struck blindness small against and great

Genesis 27:15
HEB: יַעֲקֹ֖ב בְּנָ֥הּ הַקָּטָֽן׃
NAS: and put them on Jacob her younger son.
KJV: Jacob her younger son:
INT: Jacob son her younger

Genesis 27:42
HEB: לְיַעֲקֹב֙ בְּנָ֣הּ הַקָּטָ֔ן וַתֹּ֣אמֶר אֵלָ֔יו
NAS: and called her younger son
KJV: Jacob her younger son,
INT: Jacob son her younger and said to him

Genesis 29:16
HEB: לֵאָ֔ה וְשֵׁ֥ם הַקְּטַנָּ֖ה רָחֵֽל׃
NAS: and the name of the younger was Rachel.
KJV: and the name of the younger [was] Rachel.
INT: was Leah and the name of the younger was Rachel

Genesis 29:18
HEB: בְּרָחֵ֥ל בִּתְּךָ֖ הַקְּטַנָּֽה׃
NAS: years for your younger daughter
KJV: years for Rachel thy younger daughter.
INT: Rachel daughter your younger

Genesis 42:13
HEB: כְּנָ֑עַן וְהִנֵּ֨ה הַקָּטֹ֤ן אֶת־ אָבִ֙ינוּ֙
NAS: and behold, the youngest is with our father
KJV: of Canaan; and, behold, the youngest [is] this day
INT: of Canaan and behold the youngest is with our father

Genesis 42:15
HEB: בְּב֛וֹא אֲחִיכֶ֥ם הַקָּטֹ֖ן הֵֽנָּה׃
NAS: place unless your youngest brother
KJV: ye shall not go forth hence, except your youngest brother
INT: comes brother your youngest here

Genesis 42:20
HEB: וְאֶת־ אֲחִיכֶ֤ם הַקָּטֹן֙ תָּבִ֣יאוּ אֵלַ֔י
NAS: and bring your youngest brother
KJV: But bring your youngest brother
INT: brother your youngest and bring about

Genesis 42:32
HEB: הָאֶחָ֣ד אֵינֶ֔נּוּ וְהַקָּטֹ֥ן הַיּ֛וֹם אֶת־
NAS: is no longer alive, and the youngest is with our father
KJV: one [is] not, and the youngest [is] this day
INT: one is no and the youngest today is with

Genesis 42:34
HEB: אֶת־ אֲחִיכֶ֣ם הַקָּטֹן֮ אֵלַי֒ וְאֵֽדְעָ֗ה
NAS: But bring your youngest brother
KJV: And bring your youngest brother
INT: bring brother your youngest to me may know

Genesis 43:29
HEB: הֲזֶה֙ אֲחִיכֶ֣ם הַקָּטֹ֔ן אֲשֶׁ֥ר אֲמַרְתֶּ֖ם
NAS: Is this your youngest brother,
KJV: and said, [Is] this your younger brother,
INT: is this brother your youngest of whom spoke

Genesis 44:2
HEB: בְּפִי֙ אַמְתַּ֣חַת הַקָּטֹ֔ן וְאֵ֖ת כֶּ֣סֶף
NAS: of the sack of the youngest, and his money
KJV: mouth of the youngest, and his corn
INT: the mouth of the sack of the youngest and his money the grain

Genesis 44:12
HEB: בַּגָּד֣וֹל הֵחֵ֔ל וּבַקָּטֹ֖ן כִּלָּ֑ה וַיִּמָּצֵא֙
NAS: and ending with the youngest, and the cup
KJV: and left at the youngest: and the cup
INT: the oldest beginning the youngest and ending was found

Genesis 44:20
HEB: וְיֶ֥לֶד זְקֻנִ֖ים קָטָ֑ן וְאָחִ֨יו מֵ֜ת
NAS: father and a little child
KJV: of his old age, a little one; and his brother
INT: child of old little now his brother is dead

Genesis 44:23
HEB: יֵרֵ֛ד אֲחִיכֶ֥ם הַקָּטֹ֖ן אִתְּכֶ֑ם לֹ֥א
NAS: however, 'Unless your youngest brother
KJV: Except your youngest brother
INT: comes brother your youngest for not

Genesis 44:26
HEB: יֵשׁ֩ אָחִ֨ינוּ הַקָּטֹ֤ן אִתָּ֙נוּ֙ וְיָרַ֔דְנוּ
NAS: If our youngest brother
KJV: go down: if our youngest brother
INT: be brother our youngest for down

Genesis 44:26
HEB: הָאִ֔ישׁ וְאָחִ֥ינוּ הַקָּטֹ֖ן אֵינֶ֥נּוּ אִתָּֽנוּ׃
NAS: unless our youngest brother
KJV: except our youngest brother
INT: the man's brother our youngest unless for

Genesis 48:19
HEB: וְאוּלָ֗ם אָחִ֤יו הַקָּטֹן֙ יִגְדַּ֣ל מִמֶּ֔נּוּ
NAS: However, his younger brother
KJV: but truly his younger brother
INT: However brother his younger shall be greater than

Exodus 18:22
HEB: וְכָל־ הַדָּבָ֥ר הַקָּטֹ֖ן יִשְׁפְּטוּ־ הֵ֑ם
NAS: to you, but every minor dispute
KJV: they shall bring unto thee, but every small matter
INT: every dispute minor will judge like

Exodus 18:26
HEB: וְכָל־ הַדָּבָ֥ר הַקָּטֹ֖ן יִשְׁפּוּט֥וּ הֵֽם׃
NAS: but every minor dispute
KJV: unto Moses, but every small matter
INT: every dispute minor judge like

Numbers 22:18
HEB: אֱלֹהָ֔י לַעֲשׂ֥וֹת קְטַנָּ֖ה א֥וֹ גְדוֹלָֽה׃
NAS: not do anything, either small or
KJV: my God, to do less or more.
INT: my God do small or great

Deuteronomy 1:17
HEB: פָנִ֜ים בַּמִּשְׁפָּ֗ט כַּקָּטֹ֤ן כַּגָּדֹל֙ תִּשְׁמָע֔וּן
NAS: you shall hear the small and the great
KJV: [but] ye shall hear the small as well as the great;
INT: persons judgment the small and the great shall hear

Deuteronomy 25:13
HEB: וָאָ֑בֶן גְּדוֹלָ֖ה וּקְטַנָּֽה׃ ס
NAS: weights, a large and a small.
KJV: divers weights, a great and a small.
INT: weights A large small

101 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6996
101 Occurrences

haq·qā·ṭān — 8 Occ.
haq·qā·ṭōn — 21 Occ.
haq·qə·ṭan·nāh — 6 Occ.
haq·qə·ṭan·nîm — 2 Occ.
haq·qə·ṭan·nō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
haq·ṭan·nîm — 1 Occ.
kaq·qā·ṭān — 1 Occ.
kaq·qā·ṭōn — 3 Occ.
qā·ṭān — 6 Occ.
qā·ṭōn — 18 Occ.
qə·ṭan·nāh — 9 Occ.
qə·ṭan·nām — 1 Occ.
qə·ṭan·nê- — 1 Occ.
qə·ṭan·nîm — 2 Occ.
qə·ṭan·nō·wṯ — 2 Occ.
qə·ṭōn — 1 Occ.
lə·miq·qā·ṭōn — 2 Occ.
lə·miq·ṭan·nām — 1 Occ.
miq·qa·ṭan·nê — 1 Occ.
miq·qā·ṭōn — 7 Occ.
miq·qə·ṭan·nām — 1 Occ.
ū·qə·ṭan·nāh — 2 Occ.
ū·qə·ṭan·nîm — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇaq·qā·ṭōn — 1 Occ.
wə·haq·qā·ṭōn — 1 Occ.
wə·haq·qə·ṭan·nîm — 1 Occ.

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