Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Abounding with, more grievously afflict, boast, be chargeable, glorify, glory, be grievous, harden, be heavier, lay heavily, come to, do, get, lade, make self many, nobles, prevail, be rich, stop, to be heavy, i.e., in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable)

Hebrew: כָּבַד, kābad (H3513)

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Here are abounding with, more grievously afflict and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word כָּבַד mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H3513

Hebrew Base Word: כָּבַד

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Abounding with, more grievously afflict, boast, be chargeable, × be dim, glorify, be (make) glorious (things), glory, (very) great, be grievous, harden, be (make) heavy, be heavier, lay heavily, (bring to, come to, do, get, be had in) honour (self), (be) honourable (man), lade, × more be laid, make self many, nobles, prevail, promote (to honour), be rich, be (go) sore, stop

Definition: To be heavy, i.e., in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable); causatively, to make weighty (in the same two senses).

Detailed definition:

  1. To be heavy, be weighty, be grievous, be hard, be rich, be honorable, be glorious, be burdensome, be honored.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To be heavy.
      2. To be heavy, be insensible, be dull.
      3. To be honored.
    2. (Niphal).
      1. To be made heavy, be honored, enjoy honor, be made abundant.
      2. To get oneself glory or honor, gain glory.
    3. (Piel).
      1. To make heavy, make dull, make insensible.
      2. To make honorable, honor, glorify.
    4. (Pual) to be made honorable, be honored.
    5. (Hiphil).
      1. To make heavy.
      2. To make heavy, make dull, make unresponsive.
      3. To cause to be honored.
    6. (Hithpael).
      1. To make oneself heavy, make oneself dense, make oneself numerous.
      2. To honor oneself.

Derived terms: Or כָּבֵד; a primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: kɔːˈbɑd̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kɑːˈvɑd
  3. Transliteration: kābad
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: kaw-BAHD
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ka-VAHD

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