H3543 כּהה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be weak, that is, (figuratively) to despond (causatively rebuke), or (of light, the eye) to grow dull

KJV Usage: darken, be dim, fail, faint, restrain, X utterly.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to grow weak, grow dim, grow faint, falter, be weak, be dim, be darkened, be restrained, be faint, fail
a. (Qal) to grow dim, grow faint
b. (Piel) to faint, grow weak, grow faint
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 957
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H3543 כּהה is used in the Bible

8 occurrences of H3543 כּהה

Genesis 27:1 were dim,
Deuteronomy 34:7 was not dim,
1 Samuel 3:13 and he restrained
Job 17:7 also is dim
Isaiah 42:4 He shall not fail
Ezekiel 21:7 shall faint,
Zechariah 11:17 shall be utterly
Zechariah 11:17 darkened.

Distinct usage

1 were dim,
1 was not dim,
1 and he restrained
1 also is dim
1 He shall not fail
1 shall faint,
1 shall be utterly
1 darkened.

Corresponding Greek Words

kahah G4456 poroo
kahah pi. G1634 ek psucho
kahah pi. G3560 noutheteo

Related words

H3543 כּהה

H3544 כּהה kêheh
From H3543; feeble, obscure

KJV Usage: somewhat dark, darkish, wax dim, heaviness, smoking.