H6960 קוה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to bind together (perhaps by twisting), that is, collect; (figuratively) to expect

KJV Usage: gather (together), look, patiently, tarry, wait (for, on, upon).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to wait, look for, hope, expect
a. (Qal) waiting (participle)
b. (Piel)
1. to wait or look eagerly for
2. to lie in wait for
3. to wait for, linger for
2. to collect, bind together
a. (Niphal) to be collected
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1994,1995
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6960 קוה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 49 occurrences of H6960 קוה

Genesis 1:9 be gathered together
Genesis 49:18 I have waited for
Job 3:9 let it look
Job 6:19 waited
Job 7:2 looketh
Job 17:13 If I wait,
Job 30:26 When I looked
Psalms 25:3 Yea, let none that wait
Psalms 25:5 on thee do I wait
Psalms 25:21 me; for I wait
Psalms 27:14 Wait
Psalms 27:14 wait,
Psalms 37:9 but those that wait
Psalms 37:34 Wait
Psalms 39:7 what wait
Psalms 40:1 I waited
Psalms 40:1 patiently
Psalms 52:9 it: and I will wait
Psalms 56:6 when they wait
Psalms 69:6 Let not them that wait
Psalms 69:20 and I looked
Psalms 119:95 have waited
Psalms 130:5 I wait
Psalms 130:5 doth wait,
Proverbs 20:22 but wait on
Isaiah 5:2 in it: and he expected
Isaiah 5:4 when I expected
Isaiah 5:7 and he looked
Isaiah 8:17 and I will look
Isaiah 25:9 we have waited

Distinct usage

2 shall wait
2 Wait
2 we have waited
1 be gathered together
1 I have waited for
1 let it look
1 waited
1 looketh
1 If I wait,
1 on thee do I wait
1 me; for I wait
1 and I looked
1 have waited
1 in it: and he expected
1 when I expected
1 and I will look
1 we look
1 shall be gathered
1 We looked
1 and, while ye look
1 therefore we will wait
1 that we looked for;
1 and wait
1 that tarrieth
1 when they wait
1 I wait
1 doth wait,
1 have we waited
1 for us? we looked
1 to them that wait
1 it: and I will wait
1 and he looked
1 I waited
1 patiently
1 which we looked
1 but those that wait
1 but wait on
1 to us; we have waited
1 that wait
1 wait,
1 Yea, let none that wait
1 But they that wait
1 what wait
1 Let not them that wait
1 us: we wait
1 When I looked

Corresponding Greek Words

qavah ni,pi G4863 sun ago
qavah pi. see G3982 peitho
qavah pi. G362 ana meno
qavah pi. G1448 eggizo
qavah pi. G1679 elpizo
qavah pi. G1907 ep echo
qavah pi. G3306 meno
qavah pi. G4037 peri meno
qavah pi. G4328 pros dokao
qavah qal.,pi. G5278 hupo meno

Related words


מּקוא מקוה מקוה o
miqveh miqvêh miqvê'
mik-veh', mik-vay', mik-vay'
From H6960; something waited for, that is, confidence (objectively or subjectively); also a collection, that is, (of water) a pond, or (of men and horses) a caravan or drove

KJV Usage: abiding, gathering together, hope, linen yarn, plenty [of water], pool.

H6957 קו קו qav qâv
קו קו
qav qâv
kav, kawv
From H6960 (compare H6961); a cord (as connecting), especially for measuring; figuratively a rule; also a rim, a musical string or accord

KJV Usage: line.

Compare H6978.

קוה o
From H6960; a (measuring) cord (as if for binding)

KJV Usage: line.

H8615 תּקוה tiqvâh
From H6960; literally a cord (as an attachment (compare H6961)); figuratively expectancy

KJV Usage: expectation ([-ted]), hope, live, thing that I long for.