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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3700 - כָּסַף

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to long for, yearn for, long after

1a) (Qal) to long for

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to long for (deeply)

1b2) being longed for (participle)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2092 ‑ ἕτοιμος (het‑oy'‑mos);  1937 ‑ ἐπιθυμέω (ep‑ee‑thoo‑meh'‑o);  1939 ‑ ἐπιθυμία (ep‑ee‑thoo‑mee'‑ah);  1971 ‑ ἐπιποθέω (ep‑ee‑poth‑eh'‑o);  3700 ‑ ὀπτάνομαι (op‑tan'‑om‑ahee, op'‑tom‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (5) HCS (5)
Genesis 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Zephaniah 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2277) pxk (כספ KSP) AC: Desire CO: Silver AB: ?: A metal desired because of its value. Universally used as a form of money.

V) pxk (כספ KSP) - Desire: KJV (6): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Participle) desire, long, greedy, sore - Strongs: H3700 (כָּסַף)

Nm) pxk (כספ KSP) - Silver: A desired metal. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (416): silver, money, price, silverling - Strongs: H3701 (כֶּסֶף), H3702 (כְּסַף)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [כָּסַף] verb long (for) (Arabic be colourless, obscure, be eclipsed (of sun or moon); also be depressed in appearance Ba Esther 61; modern Arabic disappoint; reflexive conjugations be disappointed, ashamed, see Spiro Vocab; Late Hebrew כסף Hiph`il shew pallor, be pale, white; Qal be ashamed, long for, compare Aramaic כְּסַף) —

Qal Imperfect 2 masculine singular יָדֶיךָ תִּכְסֹ֑ףלְמַעֲשֵׂה Job 14:15 for the work of thy hands thou wouldest long; 3 masculine singular כְּאַרְיֵה יִכְסוֺף לִטְרֹ֑ף Psalm 17:12 like a lion that longeth to rend.

Niph`al Perfect 2 masculine singular + Infinitive absolute נִכְסֹף נִכְסַפְתָּה לְבֵית אָבִיךָ Genesis 31:30 thou didst long sorely for thy father's house; Perfect 3 feminine singular ׳נִכְסְפָה ֗֗֗ נַפְשִׁי לְחַצְרוֺת י Psalm 84:4 my soul longeth . . . . for the courts of ׳י; Perfect 3 masculine singular הַגּוֺי לֹא נִכְסָ֑ף Zephaniah 2:1 very dubious; but perhaps (Ges Ew Hi Ke and others), O nation not turning pale, = not ashamed, compare etymology above; We thinks whole see corrupt.

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List of Word Forms
יִכְס֣וֹף יכסוף נִכְסְפָ֬ה נִכְסַ֖פְתָּה נִכְסָֽף׃ נִכְסֹ֥ף נכסף נכסף׃ נכספה נכספתה תִכְסֹֽף׃ תכסף׃ nichSaf nichSaftah nichseFah nichSof niḵ·sāp̄ niḵ·sap̄·tāh niḵ·sə·p̄āh niḵ·sōp̄ niḵsāp̄ niḵsap̄tāh niḵsəp̄āh niḵsōp̄ tichSof ṯiḵ·sōp̄ ṯiḵsōp̄ yichSof yiḵ·sō·wp̄ yiḵsōwp̄
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