3655. kanah
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kanah: to title, give an epithet
Original Word: כָּנָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kanah
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-naw')
Short Definition: flatter

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to title, give an epithet
NASB Translation
flatter (2), given you a title (1), name with honor (1), title of honor (1).

[כָּנָה] verb Pi`el betitle, title, give an epithet or cognomen (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּנָא, ; Arabic ) —

Pi`el Imperfect1singular suffix בִשְׁמֶ֑ךָ אֲכַנְּךָוָאֶקְרָא לְךָ Isaiah 45:4 I have called thee by thy name, giving thee a title (of honour; compare for construction Dr§ 163); 3 masculine singular וּבְשֵׁם יִשְׂרָאֵל יְכַנֶּה Isaiah 44:5, and with the name Israel he titles (himself), is hardly possibly; absolute he betitles, or makes use of a title, is unlikely; read probably

Pu`al, see below, in bad sense = give a flattering title: וְאֶלאָֿדָם לֹא אֲכַנֶּה Job 32:21 and unto man I do not give flattering titles ("" אַללֿנָא אֶשָּׂא פְנֵי אִישׁ); absolute Job 32:22.

Pu`al Imperfect יְכֻנֶּה Isaiah 44:5 he is betitled (see above; so ᵑ7 Bi Che Du; "" יקרא בשׁם יעקב, etc.)

give flattering titles, surname himself

A primitive root; to address by an additional name; hence, to eulogize -- give flattering titles, surname (himself).

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