H3556 כּוכב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Probably from the same as H3522 (in the sense of rolling) or H3554 (in the sense of blazing); a star (as round or as shining); figuratively a prince

KJV Usage: star ([-gazer]).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. star
a. of Messiah, brothers, youth, numerous progeny, personification, God's omniscience (fig.)
Origin: probably from the same as H3522 (in the sense of rolling) or H3554 (in the sense of blazing)
TWOT: 942a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H3556 כּוכב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 37 occurrences of H3556 כּוכב

Genesis 1:16 -- the stars
Genesis 15:5 the stars,
Genesis 22:17 as the stars
Genesis 26:4 as the stars
Genesis 37:9 stars
Exodus 32:13 as the stars
Numbers 24:17 a Star
Deuteronomy 1:10 as the stars
Deuteronomy 4:19 and the stars,
Deuteronomy 10:22 thee as the stars
Deuteronomy 28:62 ye were as the stars
Judges 5:20 the stars
1 Chronicles 27:23 like the stars
Nehemiah 4:21 till the stars
Nehemiah 9:23 thou as the stars
Job 3:9 Let the stars
Job 9:7 the stars.
Job 22:12 of the stars,
Job 25:5 not; and the stars
Job 38:7 stars
Psalms 8:3 and the stars,
Psalms 136:9 and stars
Psalms 147:4 of the stars;
Psalms 148:3 him, all ye stars
Ecclesiastes 12:2 or the stars,
Isaiah 13:10 For the stars
Isaiah 14:13 the stars
Isaiah 47:13 the stargazers,
Jeremiah 31:35 and of the stars
Ezekiel 32:7 its stars

Distinct usage

5 as the stars
2 stars
2 and the stars,
2 the stars
2 and of the stars
2 and the stars
1 -- the stars
1 the stars,
1 a Star
1 thee as the stars
1 ye were as the stars
1 like the stars
1 till the stars
1 thou as the stars
1 Let the stars
1 the stars.
1 of the stars,
1 not; and the stars
1 and stars
1 of the stars;
1 him, all ye stars
1 or the stars,
1 For the stars
1 the stargazers,
1 its stars
1 the star
1 among the stars,
1 above the stars

Corresponding Greek Words

kokhav G798 astron