6946. Qadesh
Lexical Summary
Qadesh: "sacred", a place in the desert
Original Word: קָדֵשׁ
Transliteration: Qadesh
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-dashe')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: "sacred", a place in the desert
Meaning: Kadesh -- "sacred", a place in the desert
Strong's Concordance

The same as qadesh; sanctuary; Kadesh, a place in the Desert -- Kadesh. Compare Qadesh Barnea'.

see HEBREW qadesh

see HEBREW Qadesh Barnea'


H6946. Qadesh

II. קָדֵשׁproper name, of a location (sacred; but perhaps originally קֶדֶשׁ‎ and pointing artificial to distinguish from ׳ק‎ in N); —

1 Καδης: in south of Judah Genesis 16:14 (J), 20:1 (E), in מָּארָן מִדְבַּרNumbers 13:26 (P), specifically ׳מ צִן20:1; 33:36, compare ׳מ קָדֵשׁPsalm 29:8; on western border of Edom Numbers 20:16 (E), 33:37 (P), compare 20:14 (E), 20:22 (P), Judges 11:16-17, (hence RobBR ii. 175, 194 sought it at `Ain Weibeh, in west of Arabah); long adobe of Israel during Exodus. Deuteronomy 1:46; ק מְרִיבַת ׳מֵיNumbers 27:14 (compare 20:1-13), Deuteronomy 32:51 (P), Ezekiel 47:19 (read מְרִיבַת‎), 48:28, compare Deuteronomy 33:2 (see קֹדֶשׁ‎ near the end); compare מִשְׁמָּט עֵיןGenesis 14:7; = ׳ק בַּרְנֵעַ‎ (meaning of ׳ב‎ unknown; ᵐ5‎ Kings (τοῦ) βαρνη); — Numbers 32:8 (J), Deuteronomy 1:2, 19; 2:14; 9:23; Joshua 10:41 (D), Numbers 34:4; Joshua 15:3 (P); — modern ±Ain †adîs (kudais, ), approximately 50 miles south of Beersheba, J.Rowlands (1842) see GWilliamsHoly City, 464 f., and especially HCTrumbull (1881)Kadesh Barnea, 238-321.

2 Hittite capital on the Orontes, north of Damascus, towards Hamath (Egyptian †dš, †dšu, †dše WMMAs.u.Eur.213 ff.); — 2 Samuel 24:6 ᵐ5L We Dr Kit Bu Löhr, reading קָדֵ֫שָׁה הַחִתִּים אֶרֶץ‎ for ׳א חָדְשִׁי תַּחְתִּים ᵑ0‎ (הַחִתִּים‎ already HiGeschichte. Israel i. 29; קָדֵ֫שָׁה‎ Th, קֶ֫דְשָׁה‎ Klo, of קֶדֶשׁ‎ in Naphtali); HPS doubts.


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