H3547 כּהן - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root, apparently meaning to mediate in religious services; but used only as denominative from H3548; to officiate as a priest; figuratively to put on regalia

KJV Usage: deck, be (do the office of a, execute the, minister in the) priest (‘s office).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to act as a priest, minister in a priest's office
a. (Piel)
1. to minister as a priest, serve as a priest
2. to be or become a priest
3. to play the priest
Origin: a primitive root, apparently meaning to mediate in religious services
TWOT: 959
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H3547 כּהן is used in the Bible

23 occurrences of H3547 כּהן

Exodus 28:1
Exodus 28:3
Exodus 28:4
Exodus 28:41
Exodus 29:1
Exodus 29:44
Exodus 30:30
Exodus 31:10
Exodus 35:19
Exodus 39:41
Exodus 40:13
Exodus 40:15
Leviticus 7:35
Leviticus 16:32
Numbers 3:3
Numbers 3:4
Deuteronomy 10:6
1 Chronicles 6:10
1 Chronicles 24:2
2 Chronicles 11:14
Isaiah 61:10
Ezekiel 44:13
Hosea 4:6

Corresponding Greek Words

kahan G80 adelphos
kahan G749 arch iereus
kahan G2406 hierateuma
kahan G2409 hiereus
kahan G2420 hierosune
kahan pi. G2405 hierateia
kahan pi. G3008 leitourgeo
kahan pi. G4060 peri tithemi
kahan pi.,qal. G2407 hierateuo