Word Summary
Qoheleth: "a collector (of sentences)", "a preacher", a son of David
Original Word: קֹהֶלֶת
Transliteration: Qoheleth
Phonetic Spelling: (ko-heh'-leth)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: "a collector (of sentences)", "a preacher", a son of David
Meaning: Preacher -- "a collector (of sentences)", "a preacher", a son of David
Strong's Concordance

Feminine of active participle from qahal; a (female) assembler (i.e. Lecturer): abstractly, preaching (used as a "nom de plume", Koheleth) -- preacher.

see HEBREW qahal


H6953. Qoheleth

קֹהֶ֫לֶת‎, ( קוֺהֶ֫לֶתEcclesiastes 12:8) noun masculine1:2 collector (of sentences), or (AV RV) preacher (concionator Jerome: ἐκκλησιαστής ᵐ5‎ (member of an ἐκκλησία); feminine either of office, Ges§ 122r De Now Che, compare סֹפֶרֶתEzra 2:55; , Khalif; German Majestät, Excellenz; or as in Arabic with intensive force, one realizing the idea in its completeness (compare great collector, deep investigator (formed like קֹהֶלֶת‎), WAG i. § 233 R. c. see DrIntr. 466; RVm great orator): hence either convener, or great collector (of sentences), compare אֲסֻמּוֺת בַּעֲלֵיEcclesiastes 12:11, ק ׳בקּשׁ חפץ דברי למעא12:10 (but KöEinl. 428 Drl.c. and others speaker in assembly, Plumptre debater)); — ׳ק‎ a king in Jerusalem, son of David, probably = Solomon, the pseudonym of book of Ecclesiastes: 1:1, 1:2 (apposition of אֲנִי‎), called חכם12:9; compare 12:10; ק ׳אמר1:2, הק ׳אמר12:8 = 7:27 for ק ׳אמרה ᵑ0‎.