קדמה קדם 


qedem; keh'-dem or qedmah



Parts of Speech

TWOT 1988a

Root Word (Etymology)

from 6923

KJV Translation Count — 87x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: east (32), old (17), eastward (11), ancient (6), east side (5), before (3), east part (2), ancient time (2), aforetime (1), eternal (1), misc (7)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. east, antiquity, front, that which is before, aforetime
a. front, from the front or east, in front, mount of the East
b. ancient time, aforetime, ancient, from of old, earliest time
c. anciently, of old (adverb)
d. beginning
e. east
2. eastward, to or toward the East

Strong's Definitions

qedem, keh'-dem; or qedmah, kayd'-maw; from 6923; the front, of place (absolutely, the fore part, relatively the East) or time (antiquity); often used adverbially (before, anciently, eastward): — aforetime, ancient (time), before, east (end, part, side, -ward), eternal, X ever(-lasting), forward, old, past. Compare 6926.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD God planted a garden H6924ward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.


So he drove out the man; and he placed at the H6924 of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.


And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar a mount of the H6924.


And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the H6924, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.


And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the H6924 of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Hai on the H6924: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.


Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed H6924: and they separated themselves the one from the other.


And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and H6924ward, and westward:


But unto the sons of the concubines, which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his son, while he yet lived, H6924ward, unto the H6924 country.


And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the H6924, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.


Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the H6924.