Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary
Heap up, wrap self, to collect
Hebrew: כָּנַס, kānas (H3664)
11 King James Bible Verses
Here are gather, heap up, wrap self and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word כָּנַס 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.
Strong's Number: H3664
Hebrew Base Word: כָּנַס
Part of speech: Verb
Usage: Gather (together), heap up, wrap self
Definition: To collect; hence, to enfold.
- To gather, collect, wrap.
- (Qal) to gather.
- (Piel) to gather.
- (Hithpael) to gather together, wrap oneself up.
Derived terms: A primitive root.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: kɔːˈn̪ɑs
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kɑːˈnɑs
- Transliteration: kānas
- Biblical Pronunciation: kaw-NAHS
- Modern Pronunciation: ka-NAHS
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Bible Verses with כָּנַס (H3664)
1 to 11 of 11 Verses
“And David commanded to gather together the strangers that were in the land of Israel; and he set masons to hew wrought stones to build the house of God.”
— 1 Chronicles 22:2
“And at that time were some appointed over the chambers for the treasures, for the offerings, for the firstfruits, and for the tithes, to gather into them out of the fields of the cities the portions of the law for the priests and Levites: for Judah rejoiced for the priests and for the Levites that waited.”
— Nehemiah 12:44
“Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law: and if I perish, I perish.”
— Esther 4:16
“He gathereth the waters of the sea together as an heap: he layeth up the depth in storehouses.”
— Psalm 33:7
“The Lord doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.”
— Psalm 147:2
“I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces: I gat me men singers and women singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments, and that of all sorts.”
— Ecclesiastes 2:8
“For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.”
— Ecclesiastes 2:26
“A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;”
— Ecclesiastes 3:5
“For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it: and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it.”
— Isaiah 28:20
“Yea, I will gather you, and blow upon you in the fire of my wrath, and ye shall be melted in the midst thereof.”
— Ezekiel 22:21
“Then shall they know that I am the Lord their God, which caused them to be led into captivity among the heathen: but I have gathered them unto their own land, and have left none of them any more there.”
— Ezekiel 39:28
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