kabed: heavyOriginal Word: כָּבֵדTransliteration:
(kaw-bade')Part of Speech:
so great, grievous, hardened, too heavier, laden, much, slow, sore,
From kabad; heavy; figuratively in a good sense (numerous) or in a bad sense (severe, difficult, stupid) -- (so) great, grievous, hard(-ened), (too) heavy(-ier), laden, much, slow, sore, thick.
see HEBREW kabad
כָּבֵד adjective heavy; — ׳כ Genesis 41:31+ 34 t.; construct כְּבַד Exodus 4:10 (twice in verse); כֶּבֶד Isaiah 1:4; plural כְּבֵדִים Exodus 17:12; construct כִּבְדֵי Ezekiel 3:5-6, —
1. a. heavy, a burden Psalm 38:5; hands (weary of holding up) Exodus 17:12 (E), hair of head 2 Samuel 14:26, a corpulent old man 1 Samuel 4:18; עָוֺן כֶבֶד עַם Isaiah 1:4 a people heavy with (the burden of) iniquity; a cloud charged with rain Exodus 19:16 (E); a rock of large size Isaiah 32:2; oppressive, grievous, burdensome, a yoke 1 Kings 12:4, 11 2 Chronicles 10:4, 11; a famine Genesis 12:10; 41:31; 43:1; 47:4, 13 (J); the vexation (כַּעַס) of a fool Proverbs 27:3; vehement, sore, of a mourning Genesis 50:11(J).
b. massive, abundant, numerous, of a people עַם Numbers 20:20 (J) 1 Kings 3:9; army חיל 2 Kings 6:14; 18:14 = Isaiah 36:2 insect swarm Exodus 8:20 (J).
c. heavy, dull of speech and tongue Exodus 4:10 (twice in verse) (JE); of the לֵב, hard 7:14 (J).
d. hard, difficult, of a thing to be done Exodus 18:18 (E) Numbers 11:14 (J); of a language to be understood Ezekiel 3:5-6,.
2 in the usage of J מְאֹד כָּבֵד is frequent:
a. very oppressive, grievous, of hail Exodus 9:18, 24; murrain 9:8; lamentation Genesis 50:10.
b. very numerous, cattle Exodus 12:38; army, מַחֲנֶה Genesis 50:9; locusts Exodus 10:14; so חַיִל 1 Kings 10:2 2 Chronicles 9:1.
c. very rich, במקנה in cattle Genesis 13:2.