Word Summary
qav: line
Original Word: קַו
Transliteration: qav
Phonetic Spelling: (kav)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: line
Meaning: a cord, for, measuring, a rule, a rim, a musical string, accord
Strong's Concordance

Or qav {kawv}; from qavah (compare qaveh); a cord (as connecting), especially for measuring; figuratively, a rule; also a rim, a musical string or accord -- line. Compare qav-qav.

see HEBREW qavah

see HEBREW qaveh

see HEBREW qav-qav


H6957. qav

I. קַו‎ only in לָקָו קַוIsaiah 28:10 (twice in verse); 28:13 (twice in verse), mimicry of Isaiah's words, perhaps senseless, see צַו‎ p. 846.

II. קַו‎ see קוה‎.

II. קַוnoun masculineZechariah 1:16 line (compare Köii. l. 40 Anm. 2); — absolute קַוEzekiel 47:3 + Zechariah 1:16 Qr (Kt קוה‎), קָ֑וIsaiah 34:17 +; construct קַו2 Kings 21:13 +; — measuring-line (׳ק מִדָּהJeremiah 31:39): 1 Kings 7:23 (Qr; Kt קוה‎, see below) = 2 Chronicles 4:2; Ezekiel 47:3; for marking off a possession inland Isaiah 34:17 (figurative); especially ק עַל׳נְטָה‎ in building, Job 38:5 (figurative of earth), Zechariah 1:16 (יִנְּטֶה‎; "" יִבָּנֶה‎), so ק ׳יְצָאJeremiah 31:39 (Qr; Kt קיה‎); ק ׳נָטָה‎ of designing idol Isaiah 44:13; marking off for destruction, ק עַל׳נָטָה2 Kings 21:13; Isaiah 34:11 (קַרתֹהוּ‎), ׳נ ׳קLamentations 2:8; so וְשַׂמְתִּ֫י לְקָ֔ו מִשְׁמָּטIsaiah 28:27. — קַוָּםPsalm 19:5 (AV their line. figurative of their domain) read probably קֹלָםtheir sound, Capp. 0l Che and now most. Isaiah 18:2, 7 see קוקו‎ -below; 28:10, 13 see I. קַו‎.

קוהnoun masculine Kt = II. קַו‎ Qr; absolute (קֶ֫וֶה‎ or קָוֶה‎) Zechariah 1:16; construct (קֶ֫וֶה‎ or קְוֵה‎) 1 Kings 7:23; Jeremiah 31:39.