Zanah

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 02181 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hnza primitive root [highly-fed and therefore wanton]
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ZanahTWOT - 563
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
zaw-naw' Verb
Definition
  1. to commit fornication, be a harlot, play the harlot
    1. (Qal)
      1. to be a harlot, act as a harlot, commit fornication
      2. to commit adultery
      3. to be a cult prostitute
      4. to be unfaithful (to God) (fig.)
    2. (Pual) to play the harlot
    3. (Hiphil)
      1. to cause to commit adultery
      2. to force into prostitution
      3. to commit fornication
King James Word Usage - Total: 93
...harlot 36, go a whoring 19, ...whoredom 15, whore 11, commit fornication 3, whorish 3, harlot + (0802) 2, commit 1, continually 1, great 1, whore's + (0802) 1
KJV Verse Count
Genesis3
Exodus2
Leviticus7
Numbers2
Deuteronomy3
Joshua4
Judges6
1 Kings1
1 Chronicles1
2 Chronicles2
Psalms2
Proverbs4
Isaiah5
Jeremiah6
Ezekiel19
Hosea11
Joel1
Amos1
Micah1
Nahum1


Total82
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Zanah". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .