Word Summary
qanan: to make a nest
Original Word: קָנַן
Transliteration: qanan
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-nan')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to make a nest
Meaning: to nestle, build, occupy as a, nest
Strong's Concordance

A primitive root; to erect; but used only as denominative from qen; to nestle, i.e. Build or occupy as a nest -- make...nest.

see HEBREW qen


H7077. qanan

[קִנֵּן‎] verb denominative Pi`el make a nest, nest; — Perfect3feminine singular קִנְּנָהIsaiah 34:15; 3plural קִנְנוּEzekiel 31:6 (in figurative); Imperfect3masculine singular יְקַנֵּנ֑וּPsalm 104:17; 3feminine singular תְּקַנֵּןJeremiah 48:28 (simile).

Pu`al Participle feminine singular מקננתי‎ (Ges§ 90l) Jeremiah 22:23 Kt (Qr מְקֻנַּנְתְּ‎; compare Ges§ 80d) (thou) who art nested in the cedars (figurative).

קנץ‎ (√ of following, si vera lectio; compare Arabic catch, capture, ensnare).