3541. koh
Lexical Summary
koh: thus, here
Original Word: כֹּה
Transliteration: koh
Phonetic Spelling: (ko)
Part of Speech: demonstrative adverb; adverb
Short Definition: thus, here
Meaning: like this, thus, here, now
Strong's Concordance
also, here, hitherto, like, on the other side, so and much, such, on that manner

From the prefix k and huw'; properly, like this, i.e. By implication, (of manner) thus (or so); also (of place) here (or hither); or (of time) now -- also, here, + hitherto, like, on the other side, so (and much), such, on that manner, (on) this (manner, side, way, way and that way), + mean while, yonder.

see HEBREW huw'


H3541. koh

כֹּהdemonstrative adverb thus, here (Biblical Aramaic כָּה‎; ᵑ6 ᵑ7,‎:Jerusalem, Mandean כָּאhere: in Syriac with prefixes hither, (ᵑ6‎:Jerusalem ) hence, where? compare אֵיכָה‎, p. 32, and Köii. 1, 252) —

1 of manner, thus (so most frequently, and usually pointing to what is to follow, while כֵּן‎ points commonly to what has preceded), Genesis 15:5 זרעך יהיה כהthus shall thy seed be, Numbers 6:23; 1 Kings 2:30 עָנָנִי וְכֹה יוֺאָב דִבֶּר כֹּה‎, 1 Kings 5:25; Isaiah 24:13 (answered by בְּ‎, as Jeremiah 23:29); with a substantive Isaiah 20:6 מַבָּטֵנוּ כֹה הִנֵּה‎, Jeremiah 9:21 (si vera lectio), 23:29; 1 Samuel 27:11. Mostly confined to particular phrases: thus

a. with different forms of תאמר כה אמר,thus shalt thou say Exodus 3:14-15, 19:3; 20:22 etc.; especially יי֞ אמר כה‎ thus saith (or said) ׳י4:22; 5:1; 7:17; Exodus 7:26; 8:16 etc.; and continually in the prophets, as Isaiah 7:7; 8:11; 18:4 etc.; Jeremiah 2:2, 5; 4:27; 6:16 etc.; also in the idiomatic formula יאֹמַר כֹּה אִםif he say (or used to say) (the words spoken following) Genesis 31:8; 1 Samuel 14:9-10, 20:7; 2 Samuel 15:26.

b. with עשׂה‎ to do thus, Exodus 5:15; Deuteronomy 7:5; pointing back, Numbers 22:30; Joshua 6:14; 1 Samuel 27:11 and elsewhere; especially in the phrase יוסיף וכה אלהים יעשׂה כה‎ (with variations), 3:17 + (see יסף‎), in which כֹּה‎ points to an imprecation understood but not expressed. With בְּ‎ prefixed 1 Kings 22:20 בְּכֹה אמר וזה בְּכֹה זה ויאמר‎ and one spake in this wise, and another spake in that wise ("" 2 Chronicles 18:19 כָכָהכָּ֗֗֗כָה‎; probably rightly).

2 of place, here (rare, chiefly in E), Genesis 31:37 כֹּה שִׂים‎ place it here before my brethren, Numbers 23:15 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 18:30; Ruth 2:8. Repeated, Exodus 2:12 וָכֹה כֹּה וַיִּפֶן‎ and he turned this way and that way; כֹּהכֹּ֗֗֗הon this side . . . on that side Numbers 11:31. With עַדGenesis 22:5 and we will go עַדכֹּֿהas far as here (δεικτικῶς) i.e. yonder.

3 of time, כֹּה עַדhitherto, Exodus 7:16 (compare עַדהֵֿנָּה‎), Joshua 17:14; וְעַדכֹּֿה עַדכֹּֿה‎ till now and till then, i.e. meanwhile, 1 Kings 18:45.

כָּהadverb here (Biblical Hebrew כֹּה‎; ᵑ7‎ Mandean כָּא‎; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic ; Syriac with prefixes, as hither, where?); — Daniel 7:28 דִימִֿלְּתָא סוֺפָא עָדכָּֿהhitherto (compare Jeremiah 48:47; 51:64) is the end of the matter.


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