Word Summary
kabah: to be quenched or extinguished, to go out
Original Word: כָּבָה
Transliteration: kabah
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-baw')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be quenched or extinguished, to go out
Meaning: to be quenched or extinguished, to go out
Strong's Concordance
go put out, quench

A primitive root; to expire or (causatively) to extinguish (fire, light, anger) -- go (put) out, quench.


H3518. kabah

[כָּבָה‎] verb be quenched, extinguished, go out, of fire or lamp (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּבָאid. of light of eyes (rare)) —

Qal Perfect3plural כָּבוּIsaiah 43:17; Imperfect יִכְבֶּה1 Samuel 3:3; Proverbs 21:18; 3feminine singular תִּכְבֶּהLeviticus 6:5 10t.; Infinitive construct כְּבוֺתְךָEzekiel 32:7 ᵑ9 ᵑ6 ᵐ5‎ Co (׳כַּבּ ᵑ0‎ Pi) — be quenched, extinguished (c. negative except 1 Samuel 3:3; Proverbs 26:20; Isaiah 43:17), of lamp (אֱלֹהִים נֵר‎) in sanctuary 1 Samuel 3:3; of altar-fire Leviticus 6:5; 6:6; of נֵרָהּProverbs 31:18; of bodies of renegade Israelites Isaiah 66:24 (compare בֶןהִֿנֹּם גֵּיא‎); subject אֵשׁ‎ figurative of contention Proverbs 26:20; figurative, subject fire kindled by ׳יEzekiel 21:3; 21:4; subject wrath (חֵמָה‎) of ׳י2 Kings 22:17 2 Chronicles 34:25; Jeremiah 7:20; wrath under figure of fire (אֵשׁ‎) 17:27; so of burning land of Edom Isaiah 34:10; of annihilation of Yahweh's enemies 43:17 (כַּמִּשְׁתָּה‎; "" דָּעַךְ‎), compare Pharaoh Ezekiel 32:7 (see above)

Pi`el Perfect וְכִבּוּ‎ consecutive 2 Samuel 14:7; Imperfect3masculine singular suffix יְכַבֶּנָּהIsaiah 42:3; 2masculine singular תְּכַבֶּה2 Samuel 21:17; וַיְכַבּוּ2 Chronicles 29:7; Infinitive כַּבּוֺתSong of Solomon 8:7; also כַּבּוֺתְךָ ᵑ0Ezekiel 32:7 (but compare above); Participle מְכַבֶּהIsaiah 1:31 3t.; — quench, extinguish, figurative except 2 Chronicles 29:7 (of extinguishing lamps, נֵרוֺת‎, in temple); followed by יִשְׂרָאֵל נֵר‎ (figurative for life of David) 2 Samuel 21:17; followed by גַּחַלְתִּי‎ (coal = family-hope) 14:7 (of killing widow's only son); followed by כֵהָה מִּשְׁתָּהIsaiah 42:3 dimly-burning wick (figurative of spiritually weak); implied object reference to wrath of ׳יAmos 5:6; Jeremiah 4:4; 21:12; to people and idols Isaiah 1:31; followed by love אַהֲבָהSong of Solomon 8:7 (subject רַבִּים מַיִם‎); Ezekiel 32:7 compare above