H6942 קדשׁ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be (causatively make, pronounce or observe as) clean (ceremonially or morally)

KJV Usage: appoint, bid, consecrate, dedicate, defile, hallow, (be, keep) holy (-er, place), keep, prepare, proclaim, purify, sanctify (-ied one, self), X wholly.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to consecrate, sanctify, prepare, dedicate, be hallowed, be holy, be sanctified, be separate
a. (Qal)
1. to be set apart, be consecrated
2. to be hallowed
3. consecrated, tabooed
b. (Niphal)
1. to show oneself sacred or majestic
2. to be honoured, be treated as sacred
3. to be holy
c. (Piel)
1. to set apart as sacred, consecrate, dedicate
2. to observe as holy, keep sacred
3. to honour as sacred, hallow
4. to consecrate
d. (Pual)
1. to be consecrated
2. consecrated, dedicated
e. (Hiphil)
1. to set apart, devote, consecrate
2. to regard or treat as sacred or hallow
3. to consecrate
f. (Hithpael)
1. to keep oneself apart or separate
2. to cause Himself to be hallowed (of God)
3. to be observed as holy
4. to consecrate oneself
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1990
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6942 קדשׁ is used in the Bible

First 30 of 153 occurrences of H6942 קדשׁ

Genesis 2:3 and sanctified
Exodus 13:2 Sanctify
Exodus 19:10 and sanctify
Exodus 19:14 and sanctified
Exodus 19:22 sanctify
Exodus 19:23 and sanctify
Exodus 20:8 to keep it holy.
Exodus 20:11 and hallowed
Exodus 28:3 to consecrate
Exodus 28:38 shall hallow
Exodus 28:41 them, and sanctify
Exodus 29:1 to them to hallow
Exodus 29:21 with him: and he shall be hallowed,
Exodus 29:27 And thou shalt sanctify
Exodus 29:33 and to sanctify
Exodus 29:36 it, to sanctify
Exodus 29:37 and sanctify
Exodus 29:37 shall be holy.
Exodus 29:43 and the tabernacle shall be sanctified
Exodus 29:44 And I will sanctify
Exodus 29:44 I will sanctify
Exodus 30:29 And thou shalt sanctify
Exodus 30:29 them shall be holy.
Exodus 30:30 and consecrate
Exodus 31:13 that doth sanctify
Exodus 40:9 and all that is in it, and shalt hallow
Exodus 40:10 and sanctify
Exodus 40:11 and sanctify
Exodus 40:13 him, and sanctify
Leviticus 6:18 them shall be holy.

Distinct usage

14 Sanctify
8 and sanctified
7 and sanctify
7 to sanctify
5 sanctifieth
4 Prepare
3 shall sanctify
3 dedicated
3 sanctified
3 they sanctified
2 And thou shalt sanctify
2 And I will sanctify
2 them shall be holy.
2 who sanctifieth
2 Thou shalt sanctify
2 And if he that sanctified
2 I sanctified
2 but hallow
1 to keep it holy.
1 and hallowed
1 to consecrate
1 shall hallow
1 them, and sanctify
1 to them to hallow
1 with him: and he shall be hallowed,
1 and to sanctify
1 it, to sanctify
1 shall be holy.
1 and the tabernacle shall be sanctified
1 I will sanctify

Corresponding Greek Words

qadash G37 agiazo
qadash G48 agnizo
qadash hi. see G1291 st. dia stello
qadash hi. G38 agiasmos
qadash pi,hi,hithp G39 hagios
qadash pi. G307 ana bibazo
qadash pi. G1521 eis ago
qadash pi. G2511 katharizo
qadash pi. G3903 para skeuazo
qedash ni. G1392 doxazo *