H3789 כּתב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to grave; by implication to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe)

KJV Usage: describe, record, prescribe, subscribe, write (-ing, -ten).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to write, record, enrol
a. (Qal)
1. to write, inscribe, engrave, write in, write on
2. to write down, describe in writing
3. to register, enrol, record
4. to decree
b. (Niphal)
1. to be written
2. to be written down, be recorded, be enrolled
c. (Piel) to continue writing
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1053
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H3789 כּתב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 212 occurrences of H3789 כּתב

Exodus 17:14 Write
Exodus 24:4 wrote
Exodus 24:12 which I have written;
Exodus 31:18 written
Exodus 32:15 were written
Exodus 32:15 on the one side and on the other were they written.
Exodus 32:32 which thou hast written.
Exodus 34:1 and I will write
Exodus 34:27 Write
Exodus 34:28 And he wrote
Exodus 39:30 and wrote
Numbers 5:23 shall write
Numbers 11:26 upon them; and they were of them that were recorded,
Numbers 17:2 write
Numbers 17:3 And thou shalt write
Numbers 33:2 wrote
Deuteronomy 4:13 and he wrote
Deuteronomy 5:22 And he wrote
Deuteronomy 6:9 And thou shalt write
Deuteronomy 9:10 written
Deuteronomy 10:2 And I will write
Deuteronomy 10:4 And he wrote
Deuteronomy 11:20 And thou shalt write
Deuteronomy 17:18 that he shall write
Deuteronomy 24:1 in her: then let him write
Deuteronomy 24:3 her, and write
Deuteronomy 27:3 And thou shalt write
Deuteronomy 27:8 And thou shalt write
Deuteronomy 28:58 that are written
Deuteronomy 28:61 which is not written

Distinct usage

30 are they not written
12 wrote
12 behold, they are written
11 Write
7 And he wrote
7 as it is written
7 and write
6 written
6 that are written
5 And thou shalt write
3 and wrote
3 which he wrote
2 were written
2 and I will write
2 which are written
2 according to all that is written
2 as it is written
2 and describe
2 behold, it is written
2 was written
2 written,
2 and it was written
2 let it be written
2 had written
1 which I have written;
1 on the one side and on the other were they written.
1 which thou hast written.
1 shall write
1 upon them; and they were of them that were recorded,
1 that he shall write

Corresponding Greek Words

katav see G1125 kata grapho
katav see G1722 & G1125 en grapho
katav G583 apo grapho
katav G1121 gramma
katav G1124 graphe
katav G1242 diatheke
katav G1924 epi grapho
katav G2192 echo
katav G3307 merizo
katav ni. G1379 dogmatizo
katav qal,ni,pi G1125 grapho