H3665 כּנע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to bend the knee; hence to humiliate, vanquish

KJV Usage: bring down (low), into subjection, under, humble (self), subdue.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to be humble, be humbled, be subdued, be brought down, be low, be under, be brought into subjection
a. (Niphal)
1. to humble oneself
2. to be humbled, be subdued
b. (Hiphil)
1. to humble
2. to subdue
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1001
Parts of Speech: Verb

be humble
1) to be humble, be humbled, be subdued, be brought down, be low, be under, be brought into subjection
1a) (Niphal)
1a1) to humble oneself
1a2) to be humbled, be subdued
1b) (Hiphil)
1b1) to humble
1b2) to subdue

View how H3665 כּנע is used in the Bible

First 30 of 37 occurrences of H3665 כּנע

Leviticus 26:41 shall be humbled,
Deuteronomy 9:3 them, and he shall bring them down
Judges 3:30 was subdued
Judges 4:23 subdued
Judges 8:28 subdued
Judges 11:33 were subdued
1 Samuel 7:13 were subdued,
2 Samuel 8:1 and subdued
1 Kings 21:29 humbleth
1 Kings 21:29 he humbleth
2 Kings 22:19 and thou hast humbled
1 Chronicles 17:10 Moreover I will subdue
1 Chronicles 18:1 and subdued
1 Chronicles 20:4 and they were subdued.
2 Chronicles 7:14 shall humble
2 Chronicles 12:6 humbled
2 Chronicles 12:7 that they humbled
2 Chronicles 12:7 They have humbled
2 Chronicles 12:12 And when he humbled
2 Chronicles 13:18 were subdued
2 Chronicles 28:19 brought
2 Chronicles 28:19 low
2 Chronicles 30:11 humbled
2 Chronicles 32:26 humbled
2 Chronicles 33:12 and humbled
2 Chronicles 33:19 he was humbled:
2 Chronicles 33:23 And humbled
2 Chronicles 33:23 had humbled
2 Chronicles 34:27 and thou didst humble
2 Chronicles 34:27 and didst humble

Distinct usage

3 humbled
2 and subdued
2 were subdued
2 subdued
2 and humbled
1 was subdued
1 were subdued,
1 Moreover I will subdue
1 and they were subdued.
1 shall humble
1 and bring him low;
1 them, and they were brought into subjection
1 Therefore he brought down
1 shall be humbled,
1 brought
1 low
1 Thou shalt bring down
1 them, and he shall bring them down
1 humbleth
1 he humbleth
1 and thou hast humbled
1 and thou didst humble
1 and didst humble
1 and thou didst subdue
1 And when he humbled
1 had humbled
1 have subdued
1 and humbled
1 he was humbled:
1 that they humbled
1 They have humbled

Corresponding Greek Words

kana hi. G654 apo strepho
kana ni. G153 aischuno
kana ni. G1788 en trepo
kana ni. G1994 epi strepho
kana ni. G2660 kata nusso
kana ni.,hi. G5013 tapeinoo

Related words


H3666 כּנעה kin‛âh
From H3665 in the sense of folding (compare H3664); a package

KJV Usage: wares.

H3667 כּנען ke na‛an
ke na‛an
From H3665; humiliated; Kenaan, a son of Ham; also the country inhabited by him

KJV Usage: Canaan, merchant, traffick.