Word Summary
qanah: to get, acquire
Original Word: קָנָה
Transliteration: qanah
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-naw')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to get, acquire
Meaning: to erect, create, to procure, by purchase, to own
Strong's Concordance
attain, buyer, teach to keep cattle, get, provoke to jealousy, possessor, purchase

A primitive root; to erect, i.e. Create; by extension, to procure, especially by purchase (causatively, sell); by implication to own -- attain, buy(-er), teach to keep cattle, get, provoke to jealousy, possess(-or), purchase, recover, redeem, X surely, X verily.


H7069. qanah

I. קָנָה84 verb get, acquire (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Phoenician (Punic) מקנא‎, property [in cattle]; Assyrian ‡anû, gain, acquire, MeissnSuppl. 85; Arabic (,) acquire, procure; Sabean קניacquire, possess, CISiv,no.89, 5.6, קני‎ noun property Idib,no.3, 8, 29, 3; Ethiopic acquire, subjugate; Aramaic קְנָא‎, (accquire); —

Qal81 Perfect3masculine singular ׳קGenesis 25:10 +; suffix נ֑ךָ קֶָDeuteronomy 32:6, קָנָהוּLeviticus 27:24; 3feminine singularקָֽנְתָהPsalm 78:54; 2masculine singular קָנִיתָExodus 15:16 +, etc.; Imperfect3masculine singular יִקְנֶךְLeviticus 22:11 +, וַיִ֫קֶןGenesis 33:19 +, etc.; Imperative masculine singular קְנֵח47:19 +; Infinitive absolute קָנֹהLeviticus 25:14; 1 Chronicles 21:24, קָנוֺ2 Samuel 24:24; cstr. קְנֹהProverbs 16:16, קְנוֺת16:16 +, etc.; Participle קֹנֶהDeuteronomy 28:68, קְוֺנֶהProverbs 15:32 +, etc.; —

1 get, acquire (all poetry) :

a. of God as originating, creating, וָאָרֶץ שָׁמַיִם קֹנֵהGenesis 14:19, 22; Deuteronomy 32:6 (Israel), Psalm 139:13 (כִּלְֹיתָ֑י‎); Proverbs 8:22 ( חכמה‎ q. v.).

b. of God as victoriously redeeming his people Exodus 15:16; Isaiah 11:11; Psalm 74:2 ("" גָּאַל‎) object הַרוֶֿה78:54.

c. of Eve, acquiring ׳אֶתיֿ קַיִן,‎ (i.e. with the help of), Genesis 4:1 (J).

d. of acquiring wisdom, knowledge (only Proverbs): Proverbs 1:5; 4:5 (twice in verse); 4:7 (twice in verse); 15:32; 16:16 (twice in verse); 17:16; 18:15; 19:8; 23:23.

2 elsewhere buy Exodus 21:2 (E), Genesis 47:22 (J), 50:13 (P), Leviticus 27:24(H), Deuteronomy 28:68; Isaiah 24:2; Jeremiah 13:1; Ezekiel 7:12; Proverbs 20:14 +; קֹנֶהowner, as purchaser Leviticus 25:30 (P) Isaiah 1:3; Zechariah 11:5 +.

Niph`al be bought: Perfect3masculine singular נִקְנָהJeremiah 32:43; Imperfect3masculine plural יִקָּנוּ32:15.

Hiph`il Perfect3masculine singular suffix חִקְנַנִי אָדָםZechariah 13:5; AV makes denominative of מִקְנֶהcattle; Thes RV MartiKau Buhl caused (one) to purchase me, i.e. made me a bondman; < We Now GASm read קִנְיָנִי אֲרָמָה‎ — Participle מַקְנֶה‎ see קנא‎.