6937. qadar
Lexical Summary
qadar: to be dark
Original Word: קָדַר
Transliteration: qadar
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-dar')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be dark
Meaning: to be ashy, darkcolored, to mourn
Strong's Concordance
be blackish, be make darken, heavily, cause to mourn

A primitive root; to be ashy, i.e. Dark-colored; by implication, to mourn (in sackcloth or sordid garments) -- be black(-ish), be (make) dark(-en), X heavily, (cause to) mourn.


H6937. qadar

קָדַרverb be dark (dull-coloured, compare Arabic be dirty (on = ד‎ see NöZMG xl (1886), 729); Late Hebrew Hiph`il (of face) shew gloom; ᵑ7J קְדַרbe dark); —

Qal Perfect consecutive וְקָדַרMicah 3:6; 1singular קָדַרְתִּיJeremiah 8:21, etc.; Participle קֹדֵרPsalm 35:14 +; plural קֹדְרִיםJob 5:11; 6:16; — be dark, of sky Jeremiah 4:28 (leaden-coloured, as with clouds, see Hithpa`el), of sun and moon Joel 2:10; Joel 4:15; figurative of lack of revelation from ׳וְק הַיּוֺם עֲלֵיהֶם ׳י,Micah 3:6; of turbid stream Job 6:16; figurative of mourning (probably be squalid, of neglected person and dress of mourner, compare 2 Samuel 19:25) Jeremiah 8:21; 14:2 (לָאָרֶץ‎, metaphor of gates); Job 5:11; 30:28 (חַמָּה בְּלֹא‎), Psalm 35:14; 38:7; 42:10; 43:2.

Hiph`il 1. darken: Perfect1singular consecutive וְהִקְדַּרְתִּיEzekiel 32:7 (object stars), compare Imperfect1singular suffix עָלֶיךָ אַקְדִּירֵם32:8.

2 cause to mourn לְבָנוֺן עָלָיו וָאַקְדִּרEzekiel 31:15.

Hithpa`el Perfect3plural עָבִים הִתְקַדְּרוּ וְהַשָּׁמַיִם1 Kings 18:45 and the heavens grew dark with clouds.


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