BDB7304 [H6923]

[קָדַם] verb Pi`el denominative (Gerber130) come or be in front, meet; — קִדַּמְתִּי Jonah 4:2; Ps 119:147 3 plural קִדְּמוּ Deut 23:5 +, etc.; Imperfect 3 masculine singular suffix יְקַדְּמֵנִי Ps 59:11 3 feminine singular suffix תְּקַדְּמֶךָּ Ps 88:14 1 singular אֲקַדֵּם Mic 6:6 Imperative masculine singular קַדְּמָה Mic 17:3

1. a. meet, confront (with hostility) with accusative of person 2Sam 22:6 (twice in verse).= Ps 18:6; Ps 18:9; Job 30:27, with accusative פָּנָיו Ps 17:13 of hostile approach to city (active) 2Kgs 19:32 = Isa 37:33 (+ adverb accusative).
\ \ b. come to meet one (accusative) as friend, with (ב) something Isa 21:14; Deut 23:5; Neh 13:2, so, as worshippers (accusative of ׳י), Mic 6:6 (twice in verse); with accusative of person + of thing Ps 21:4, so Ps 59:11 Kt ᵐ5 ᵑ9 (accusative of person alone Qr), accusative of person alone Ps 79:8 accusative ׳י Ps 88:14, accusative פָּנָיו (of ׳י) Ps 95:2, compare חֶסֶד וֶאֱמֶת יְקַדְּמוּ פָנֶיךָ Ps 89:15 (namely, to join themselves to thee).
\ \ c. meet, receive, accusative of person, Job 3:12.
2. a. go before, in front Ps 68:26.
\ \ b. be in front, 1Sam 20:25 (read וַיְקַדֵּם for וַיָּקָם) ᵐ5 Ew Th We Dr and others
3. be beforehand, with ב temporal Ps 119:147 + infinitive construct Jonah 4:2 anticipate, forestall, with accusative of thing Ps 119:148.
Hiph`il 1. Imperfect 3 feminine singular תַּקְדִּים (We Now GASm תְּקַדֵּם) Amos 9:10 calamity . . . shall not come in front about us (בַּעֲדֵינוּ).
2. Perfect 3 masculine singular suffix הִקְדִּימַנִי Job 41:3 who has anticipated me [God]? ᵐ5 Me Bi Bu confronted me (reading וַיִּשְׁלָ֑ם for following וַאֲשַׁלֵּם); Du יְקַדְּמֶנּוּ confronted him (the crocodile).

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