7081. qesem
Strong's Concordance
qesem: divination
Original Word: קֶסֶם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: qesem
Phonetic Spelling: (keh'-sem)
Definition: divination
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
divination
NASB Translation
divination (10), divine decision (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
קֶ֫סֶם noun [masculine] divination; — absolute ׳ק Numbers 23:25+, קָ֑סֶם Ezekiel 21:26; construct קֶסֶם Ezekiel 13:6; plural קְסְמִים Deuteronomy 18:10 +; —

1 of the nations : Balaam, Numbers 23:23 (poem in J E; "" נַחַשׁ; with ב against; as accusative of congnate meaning with verb ׳לִקְאָםקֿ Ezekiel 21:26; ׳ק as instrument of divination בִּימִינוֺ Ezekiel 21:27; so of elders of Moab and Midian, קְסָמִים בְּיָדָם, Numbers 22:7(E). — Isaiah 2:6 see [קָסַם].

2 of false prophets כָּזָב ׳ק Ezekiel 13:6 (but see [קָסַם]); ׳ק as accusative of congnate meaning with verb Ezekiel 13:23 (Co Berthol Krae כָּזָב as Ezekiel 13:9; Ezekiel 21:34; Ezekiel 22:38); צֱלִיל ׳ק (so Gf for ᵑ0 וֶאֱלִו֯ל Jeremiah 14:4 (all "" חזה שׁוא or שׁקר) קֹסֵם קְסָמִים); prohibited Deuteronomy 18:10; 2 Kings 17:17; reprobated 1 Samuel 15:23 (poem; "" תרפים).

3 in good sense עַל שִׂפְתֵי ׳ק מֶלֶךְ Proverbs 16:10 (king's lips as oracle).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
divination, divine sentence, witchcraft

From qacam; a lot: also divination (including its fee), oracle -- (reward of) divination, divine sentence, witchcraft.

see HEBREW qacam

Forms and Transliterations
הַקֶּ֣סֶם הקסם וְקֶ֖סֶם וְקֶ֣סֶם וְקֶ֤סֶם וּקְסָמִ֖ים וקסם וקסמים קְסָמִ֖ים קֶ֖סֶם קֶ֙סֶם֙ קֶ֤סֶם ׀ קָ֑סֶם קֹסֵ֣ם קסם קסמים hakKesem haq·qe·sem haqqesem Kasem kesaMim Kesem koSem qā·sem qāsem qə·sā·mîm qe·sem qəsāmîm qesem qō·sêm qōsêm ū·qə·sā·mîm ukesaMim ūqəsāmîm veKesem wə·qe·sem wəqesem
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Numbers 22:7
HEB: וְזִקְנֵ֣י מִדְיָ֔ן וּקְסָמִ֖ים בְּיָדָ֑ם וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙
NAS: departed with the [fees for] divination in their hand;
KJV: departed with the rewards of divination in their hand;
INT: and the elders of Midian divination their hand came

Numbers 23:23
HEB: בְּיַעֲקֹ֔ב וְלֹא־ קֶ֖סֶם בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל כָּעֵ֗ת
NAS: Nor is there any divination against Israel;
KJV: against Jacob, neither [is there] any divination against Israel:
INT: Jacob Nor divination Israel time

Deuteronomy 18:10
HEB: וּבִתּ֖וֹ בָּאֵ֑שׁ קֹסֵ֣ם קְסָמִ֔ים מְעוֹנֵ֥ן
NAS: one who uses divination, one who practices witchcraft,
KJV: [or] that useth divination, [or] an observer of times,
INT: his daughter the fire divination uses practices

1 Samuel 15:23
HEB: כִּ֤י חַטַּאת־ קֶ֙סֶם֙ מֶ֔רִי וְאָ֥וֶן
NAS: is as the sin of divination, And insubordination
KJV: [is as] the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness
INT: for is as the sin of divination rebellion iniquity

2 Kings 17:17
HEB: בָּאֵ֔שׁ וַיִּקְסְמ֥וּ קְסָמִ֖ים וַיְנַחֵ֑שׁוּ וַיִּֽתְמַכְּר֗וּ
NAS: and practiced divination and enchantments,
KJV: and used divination and enchantments,
INT: the fire and practiced divination and enchantments and sold

Proverbs 16:10
HEB: קֶ֤סֶם ׀ עַֽל־ שִׂפְתֵי־
NAS: A divine decision is in the lips
KJV: A divine sentence [is] in the lips
INT: A divine is in the lips

Jeremiah 14:14
HEB: חֲז֨וֹן שֶׁ֜קֶר וְקֶ֤סֶם [וֶאֱלוּל כ]
NAS: vision, divination, futility
KJV: vision and divination, and a thing of nought,
INT: vision A false divination idol deceit

Ezekiel 13:6
HEB: חָ֤זוּ שָׁוְא֙ וְקֶ֣סֶם כָּזָ֔ב הָאֹֽמְרִים֙
NAS: and lying divination who are saying,
KJV: and lying divination, saying,
INT: see falsehood divination and lying are saying

Ezekiel 13:23
HEB: לֹ֣א תֶחֱזֶ֔ינָה וְקֶ֖סֶם לֹא־ תִקְסַ֣מְנָה
NAS: or practice divination, and I will deliver
KJV: nor divine divinations: for I will deliver
INT: will no shall see divination will no practice

Ezekiel 21:21
HEB: הַדְּרָכִ֖ים לִקְסָם־ קָ֑סֶם קִלְקַ֤ל בַּֽחִצִּים֙
NAS: to use divination; he shakes
KJV: to use divination: he made [his] arrows
INT: ways to use divination shakes the arrows

Ezekiel 21:22
HEB: בִּֽימִינ֞וֹ הָיָ֣ה ׀ הַקֶּ֣סֶם יְרוּשָׁלִַ֗ם לָשׂ֤וּם
NAS: came the divination, 'Jerusalem,'
KJV: At his right hand was the divination for Jerusalem,
INT: his right came the divination Jerusalem to set

11 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 7081
11 Occurrences


haq·qe·sem — 1 Occ.
qā·sem — 1 Occ.
qə·sā·mîm — 1 Occ.
qe·sem — 3 Occ.
qō·sêm — 1 Occ.
ū·qə·sā·mîm — 1 Occ.
wə·qe·sem — 3 Occ.










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