3700. kasaph
Strong's Concordance
kasaph: to long (for)
Original Word: כָּסַף
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kasaph
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-saf')
Definition: to long (for)
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to long (for)
NASB Translation
eager (1), long (1), longed (1), longed greatly (1), shame (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[כָּסַף] verb long (for) (Arabic be colourless, obscure, be eclipsed (of sun or moon); also be depressed in appearance BaES 61; modern Arabic disappoint; reflexive conjugations be disappointed, ashamed, see SpiroVocab; Late Hebrew כסף Hiph`il shew pallor, be pale, white; Qal be ashamed, long for, compare Aramaic כְּסַף) —

Qal Imperfect2masculine singular יָדֶיךָ תִּכְסֹ֑ףלְמַעֲשֵׂה Job 14:15 for the work of thy hands thou wouldest long; 3 masculine singular כְּאַרְיֵה יִכְסוֺף לִטְרֹ֑ף Psalm 17:12 like a lion that longeth to rend.

Niph`al Perfect2masculine singular + Infinitive absolute נִכְסֹף נִכְסַפְתָּה לְבֵית אָבִיךָ Genesis 31:30 thou didst long sorely for thy father's house; Perfect3feminine singular ׳נִכְסְפָה ֗֗֗ נַפְשִׁי לְחַצְרוֺת י Psalm 84:4 my soul longeth . . . . for the courts of ׳י; Perfect3masculine singular הַגּוֺי לֹא נִכְסָ֑ף Zephaniah 2:1 very dubious; but perhaps (Ges Ew Hi Ke and others), O nation not turning pale, = not ashamed, compare etymology above; We thinks whole see corrupt.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
have desire, be greedy, long, sore

A primitive root; properly, to become pale, i.e. (by implication) to pine after; also to fear -- (have) desire, be greedy, long, sore.

Forms and Transliterations
יִכְס֣וֹף יכסוף נִכְסְפָ֬ה נִכְסַ֖פְתָּה נִכְסָֽף׃ נִכְסֹ֥ף נכסף נכסף׃ נכספה נכספתה תִכְסֹֽף׃ תכסף׃ nichSaf nichSaftah nichseFah nichSof niḵ·sāp̄ niḵ·sap̄·tāh niḵ·sə·p̄āh niḵ·sōp̄ niḵsāp̄ niḵsap̄tāh niḵsəp̄āh niḵsōp̄ tichSof ṯiḵ·sōp̄ ṯiḵsōp̄ yichSof yiḵ·sō·wp̄ yiḵsōwp̄
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Genesis 31:30
HEB: הָלַ֔כְתָּ כִּֽי־ נִכְסֹ֥ף נִכְסַ֖פְתָּה לְבֵ֣ית
NAS: away because you longed greatly
KJV: be gone, because thou sore longedst
INT: gone because longed greatly house

Genesis 31:30
HEB: כִּֽי־ נִכְסֹ֥ף נִכְסַ֖פְתָּה לְבֵ֣ית אָבִ֑יךָ
NAS: you longed greatly for your father's
KJV: because thou sore longedst after thy father's
INT: because longed greatly house your father's

Job 14:15
HEB: לְֽמַעֲשֵׂ֖ה יָדֶ֣יךָ תִכְסֹֽף׃
NAS: and I will answer You; You will long for the work
KJV: and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work
INT: the work of your hands will long

Psalm 17:12
HEB: דִּמְיֹנ֗וֹ כְּ֭אַרְיֵה יִכְס֣וֹף לִטְר֑וֹף וְ֝כִכְפִ֗יר
NAS: a lion that is eager to tear,
KJV: as a lion [that] is greedy of his prey,
INT: is like A lion is eager to tear A young

Psalm 84:2
HEB: נִכְסְפָ֬ה וְגַם־ כָּלְתָ֨ה ׀
NAS: My soul longed and even yearned
KJV: My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth
INT: longed and even yearned

Zephaniah 2:1
HEB: הַגּ֖וֹי לֹ֥א נִכְסָֽף׃
NAS: O nation without shame,
KJV: O nation not desired;
INT: nation without shame

6 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3700
6 Occurrences


niḵ·sāp̄ — 1 Occ.
niḵ·sap̄·tāh — 1 Occ.
niḵ·sə·p̄āh — 1 Occ.
niḵ·sōp̄ — 1 Occ.
ṯiḵ·sōp̄ — 1 Occ.
yiḵ·sō·wp̄ — 1 Occ.










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