6953. Qoheleth
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Qoheleth: "a collector (of sentences)," "a preacher," a son of David
Original Word: קֹהֶ֫לֶת
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: Qoheleth
Phonetic Spelling: (ko-heh'-leth)
Short Definition: Preacher

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as qahal
"a collector (of sentences)," "a preacher," a son of David
NASB Translation
Preacher (7).

קֹהֶ֫לֶת, ( קוֺהֶ֫לֶת Ecclesiastes 12:8) noun masculineEcclesiastes 1:2 collector (of sentences), or (AV RV) preacher (concionator Jerome: ἐκκλησιαστής ᵐ5 (member of an ἐκκλησία); feminine either of office, Ges§ 122r De Now Che, compare סֹפֶרֶת Ezra 2:55; , Khalif; German Majestät, Excellenz; or as in Arabic with intensive force, one realizing the idea in its completeness (compare great collector, deep investigator (formed like קֹהֶלֶת), WAG i. § 233 R. c. see DrIntr. 466; RVm great orator): hence either convener, or great collector (of sentences), compare בַּעֲלֵי אֲסֻמּוֺת Ecclesiastes 12:11, למעא דברי חפץ ׳בקּשׁ ק Ecclesiastes 12:10 (but KöEinl. 428 Drl.c. and others speaker in assembly, Plumptre debater)); — ׳ק a king in Jerusalem, son of David, probably = Solomon, the pseudonym of book of Ecclesiastes: Ecclesiastes 1:1, Ecclesiastes 1:2 (apposition of אֲנִי), called חכם Ecclesiastes 12:9; compare Ecclesiastes 12:10; ׳אמר ק Ecclesiastes 1:2, ׳אמר הק Ecclesiastes 12:8 = Ecclesiastes 7:27 for ᵑ0 ׳אמרה ק.


Feminine of active participle from qahal; a (female) assembler (i.e. Lecturer): abstractly, preaching (used as a "nom de plume", Koheleth) -- preacher.

see HEBREW qahal

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