Word Summary
Qedesh: "sanctuary", the name of several places in Isr
Original Word: קֶדֶשׁ
Transliteration: Qedesh
Phonetic Spelling: (keh'-desh)
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: "sanctuary", the name of several places in Isr
Meaning: Kedesh -- "sanctuary", the name of several places in Israel
Strong's Concordance

From qadash; a sanctum; Kedesh, the name of four places in Palestine -- Kedesh.

see HEBREW qadash


H6943. Qedesh

קֶ֫דֶשׁproper name, of a location (sanctuary) Καδης:

1 in Galilee Joshua 20:7; 21:32 (P), 1 Chronicles 6:61; Naphtali Joshua 19:37 (P), ׳ק נַפְתָּלִיJudges 4:6; = קֶדֶשׁ‎ alone Joshua 12:22 (D; with king); Judges 4:9-10, + 4:11 (where possibly different place on sea of Galilee, see GFMJudg 117, 119), also 2 Kings 15:29; Tel Amarna †idši; Egyptian †dšë WMMAs.u.Eur.173, 217; modern Kades, northwest of Lake Huleh; see RobBR iii. 366 ff. SurveyWP i. 226 ff. BuhlGeogr. 235 f.

2 Κεδες: city of refuge in Issachar 1 Chronicles 6:57 = קִשְׁיוֺןJoshua 21:28; possibly Tel Abu Kudeis [SurveyWP i. 69], approximately 2 miles southeast from Lejjun (Megiddo): compare BuhlGeogr. 209.

3 Καδης: in southern Judah; Joshua 15:23 (P) (= II. קָדֵשׁ

1 ? if so, then Masoretic distinction from קֶדֶשׁ‎ in the north was here neglected).