H7080 קסם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to distribute, that is, determine by lot or magical scroll; by implication to divine

KJV Usage: divine (-r, -ation), prudent, soothsayer, use [divination].

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. (Qal) to practice divination, divine
a. of diviners of the nations, Balaam
b. of false prophets of Israel
c. prohibited
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2044
Parts of Speech: Verb

to divine
1) (Qal) to practice divination, divine
1a) of diviners of the nations, Balaam
1b) of false prophets of Israel
1c) prohibited

View how H7080 קסם is used in the Bible

20 occurrences of H7080 קסם

Deuteronomy 18:10 or that useth
Deuteronomy 18:14 and to diviners:
Joshua 13:22 the soothsayer,
1 Samuel 6:2 and the diviners,
1 Samuel 28:8 I pray thee, divine
2 Kings 17:17 and used
Isaiah 3:2 and the prudent,
Isaiah 44:25 and maketh diviners
Jeremiah 27:9 nor to your diviners,
Jeremiah 29:8 and your diviners,
Ezekiel 13:9 and that divine
Ezekiel 13:23 nor divine
Ezekiel 21:21 to use
Ezekiel 21:23 divination
Ezekiel 21:29 to thee, while they divine
Ezekiel 22:28 and divining
Micah 3:6 to you, that ye shall not divine;
Micah 3:7 and the diviners
Micah 3:11 divine
Zechariah 10:2 and the diviners

Distinct usage

2 and the diviners
1 or that useth
1 and to diviners:
1 and the diviners,
1 I pray thee, divine
1 and the prudent,
1 and maketh diviners
1 nor to your diviners,
1 and your diviners,
1 nor divine
1 to use
1 and divining
1 to you, that ye shall not divine;
1 divine
1 and that divine
1 divination
1 to thee, while they divine
1 the soothsayer,
1 and used

Corresponding Greek Words

qasam G669 apo phtheggomai
qasam G3132 manteuomai

Related words

H7080 קסם

H4738 מקסם miqsâm
From H7080; an augury

KJV Usage: divination.

H7081 קסם qesem
From H7080; a lot; also divination (including its fee), oracle

KJV Usage: (reward of) divination, divine sentence, witchcraft.