7065. qanah
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qanah: to be jealous or zealous
Original Word: קָנָא
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: qanah
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-naw')
Short Definition: jealous

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
denominative verb from qinah
to be jealous or zealous
NASB Translation
became envious (1), became jealous (1), been very zealous (2), envied (1), envious (4), envy (2), jealous (14), jealousy (1), made him jealous (1), made me jealous (1), provoked him to jealousy (1), provokes to jealousy (1), zeal (1), zealous (1).

קָנָא verb denominative Pi`el be jealous, zealous (Gerber131); — Perfect3masculine singular קִנֵּא Numbers 25:13+; 1singular קִנֵּאתִי Zechariah 1:14 + etc.; Imperfect יְקַנֵּא Isaiah 11:13; Proverbs 23:17, etc.; Infinitive absolute קַנֹּא 1 Kings 19:10,14; construct suffix קַנְאוֺ Numbers 25:11; קַנּאֹתוֺ 2 Samuel 21:2; Participle מְקַנֵּא Numbers 11:29; —

1 be jealous of, with accusative אֶתאִֿשְׁתּוֺ Numbers 5:14 (twice in verse); Numbers 5:30 (P); in rivalry Isaiah 11:13.

2 be envious of with ב person, Genesis 30:1 (E), Genesis 37:11 (J) Psalm 37:1; Psalm 73:3; Proverbs 3:31; Proverbs 23:17; Proverbs 24:1,19; with accusative of person Genesis 26:14 (J), Ezekiel 31:9; with ל person Psalm 106:16.

3 be zealous for:

a. of man, with ל person Numbers 11:29 (J), 2 Samuel 21:2; for God Numbers 25:13 (P), 1 Kings 19:10,14; קנאה ׳ק Numbers 25:11(P).

b. of God, לְשֵׁם קָדְשִׁי Ezekiel 39:25, לְאַרְצוֺ Joel 2:18, ׳לִירוּשׁ Zechariah 1:14, לְצִיּוֺן Zechariah 8:2 (twice in verse).

4 excite to jealous anger, with בִּ instrumental Deuteronomy 32:21 a (dubious; probably הַקְנִאוּנִי; compare Deuteronomy 32:16.21 b), 1 Kings 14:22.

Hiph`il provoke to jealous anger: Imperfect3masculine plural suffix יַקְנִאֻהוּ Deuteronomy 32:16; יַקְנִיאוּהוּ Psalm 78:58 ("" וַיַּכְעִיסוּהוּ) 1 singular אַקְנִיאֵם Deuteronomy 32:21 b; Participle metaplastic מַקְנֶה Ezekiel 8:3 (Ges§ 75q, del Co.).

be envious, be move to, provoke to jealousy, very, be zealous

A primitive root; to be (causatively, make) zealous, i.e. (in a bad sense) jealous or envious -- (be) envy(-ious), be (move to, provoke to) jealous(-y), X very, (be) zeal(-ous).

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