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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2428 - חַיִל

Transliteration
chayil
Phonetics
khah'-yil  
Word Origin
from (02342)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
624a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) strength, might, efficiency, wealth, army

1a) strength

1b) ability, efficiency

1c) wealth

1d) force, army

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1410 ‑ δύναμαι (doo'‑nam‑ahee);  1411 ‑ δύναμις (doo'‑nam‑is);  1415 ‑ δυνατός (doo‑nat‑os');  1415 ‑ δυνατός (doo‑nat‑os');  1484 ‑ ἔθνος (eth'‑nos);  2142 ‑ εὐπορία (yoo‑por‑ee'‑ah);  2479 ‑ ἰσχύς (is‑khoos');  2480 ‑ ἰσχύω (is‑khoo'‑o);  3793 ‑ ὄχλος (okh'‑los);  3816 ‑ παῖς (paheece);  4149 ‑ πλοῦτος (ploo'‑tos);  4171 ‑ πόλεμος (pol'‑em‑os);  4752 ‑ στρατεία (strat‑i'‑ah);  4756 ‑ στρατιά (strat‑ee'‑ah);  4760 ‑ στρατόπεδον (strat‑op'‑ed‑on);  4864 ‑ συναγωγή (soon‑ag‑o‑gay');  4983 ‑ σῶμα (so'‑mah);  1411 ‑ δύναμις (doo'‑nam‑is);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (243) NAS (120) HCS (243)
Genesis 2
Exodus 7
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 4
Judges 7
Ruth 3
1 Samuel 9
2 Samuel 11
1 Kings 8
2 Kings 15
1 Chronicles 28
2 Chronicles 23
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 4
Esther 2
Job 6
Psalms 17
Proverbs 5
Ecclesiastes 2
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 29
Ezekiel 12
Daniel 5
Joel 3
Obadiah 2
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 3
Genesis 2
Exodus 7
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 4
Judges 7
Ruth 3
1 Samuel 9
2 Samuel 11
1 Kings 8
2 Kings 16
1 Chronicles 28
2 Chronicles 22
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 4
Esther 2
Job 6
Psalms 17
Proverbs 5
Ecclesiastes 2
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 29
Ezekiel 12
Daniel 5
Joel 3
Obadiah 2
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 3
Genesis 2
Exodus 7
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 4
Judges 7
Ruth 3
1 Samuel 9
2 Samuel 13
1 Kings 9
2 Kings 17
1 Chronicles 28
2 Chronicles 27
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 4
Esther 2
Job 6
Psalms 18
Proverbs 5
Ecclesiastes 2
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 31
Ezekiel 14
Daniel 6
Joel 3
Obadiah 2
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 3
BYZ TIS TR
P-i 1
a-ms 1
n-cmp 19
n-cms 126
n-cmsc 36
n-p 1
P-i 1
n-cmp 19
n-cms 103
n-cmsc 36
n-p 1
P-i 1
a-ms 1
n-cmp 19
n-cms 103
n-cmsc 36
n-p 1
v-qsmp 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1173) lh (ההל HhL) AC: Bore CO: Hole AB: Pain: A hole is drilled with a tool called a bow drill. The string of the bow is wrapped around the drill. By moving the bow back and forth, and firmly pressing down, the drill spins around drilling the hole. (eng: hole; hollow)

A) lh (ההל HhL) AC: Bore CO: Hole AB: Pain: Anything that is bored through, perforated or drilled.

Nm) lh (ההל HhL) - Common: A place, person or thing that is not set apart for a specific function. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (7): profane, common, unholy - Strongs: H2455 (חֹל)

Nf1) elh (ההלה HhLH) - Cake: As perforated. KJV (14): cake - Strongs: H2471 (חַלָּה)

fm) ilh (ההלי HhLY) - Earring: An ornament that is put through a hole. KJV (24): ornament, jewel - Strongs: H2483 (חֳלִי)

ff1) eilh (ההליה HhLYH) - Earring: An ornament that is put through a hole. KJV (1): jewel - Strongs: H2484 (חֶלְיָה)

if1) elht (תההלה THhLH) - Begin: The spot to be drilled is first scored to make an indentation to accept the drill and the beginning of the drilling is the most difficult as the drill can easily slip out. KJV (22): beginning, first, begin - Strongs: H8462 (תְּחִלָּה)

jm/f) nflh (ההלונ HhLWN) - Window: A hole in the wall. KJV (31): window - Strongs: H2474 (חַלּוֹן)

kf1) elhm (מההלה MHhLH) - Cave: A place with a hole in the ground or rock. KJV (1): cave - Strongs: H4247 (מְחִלָּה)

lf1) elhlh (ההלההלה HhLHhLH) - Pain: As from a piercing sword. KJV (4): pain - Strongs: H2479 (חַלְחָלָה)

afm) ilhm (מההלי MHhLY) - Pain: As from a piercing sword. KJV (1): disease - Strongs: H4251 (מַחְלֻיִים)

B) llh (ההלל HhLL) AC: Bore CO: Flue AB: ?: Anything that is bored through, perforated or drilled.

V) llh (ההלל HhLL) - I. Pierce: II. Begin:The spot to be drilled is first scored to make an indentation to accept the drill and the beginning of the drilling is the most difficult as the drill can easily slip out. III. Common:To make something common that is meant to be set apart for a special function. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (141): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pual, Piel) begin, profane, pollute, defile, break, wound, eat, slay - Strongs: H2490 (חָלַל)

Nm) llh (ההלל HhLL) - Pierced: KJV (94): slay, wound, profane, kill - Strongs: H2491 (חָלָל)

bm) lilh (ההליל HhLYL) - Flute: An instrument with drilled holes. KJV (6): pipe - Strongs: H2485 (חָלִיל)

bf1) elilh (ההלילה HhLYLH) - Far be it: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (21): god forbid, far be it, lord forbid - Strongs: H2486 (חָלִלָה)

E) alh (ההלא HhLA) AC: Sick CO: Disease AB: ?: A spinning or piercing pain.

V) alh (ההלא HhLA) - Diseased: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) diseased - Strongs: H2456 (חָלָא)

Nf1) ealh (ההלאה HhLAH) - Rust: A metal pitted from oxidation. KJV (5): scum - Strongs: H2457 (חֶלְאָה)

idm) aflht (תההלוא THhLWA) - Sick: KJV (5): disease, sick, sickness, grievous - Strongs: H8463 (תַּחֲלֻא)

H) elh (ההלה HhLH) AC: Sick CO: Disease AB: ?: A spinning or piercing pain.

V) elh (ההלה HhLH) - I. Sick: II. Beseech:To request intervention from a sickness or other trouble. KJV (75): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Hophal, Pual, Piel) sick, beseech, weak, grievous, diseased, wounded, pray, intreat, grief, grieved, sore, pain, infirmity - Strongs: H2470 (חָלָה)

am) elhm (מההלה MHhLH) - Disease: KJV (6): sickness, disease, infirmity - Strongs: H4245 (מַחֲלֶה)

fm) ilh (ההלי HhLY) - Sickness: A piercing pain. KJV (2): sickness, disease, grief, sick - Strongs: H2481 (חֲלִי)

J) lfh (ההול HhWL) AC: Twist CO: Dance AB: ?: To twist and spin around from joy or pain as the drill.

V) lfh (ההול HhWL) - Twist: A twisting in pain or joy. [df: lyx] KJV (62): (vf: Paal, Hophal, Participle) pain, formed, bring forth, tremble, travail, dance, calve, grieve, wound, shake - Strongs: H2342 (חוּל)

Nm ) lfh (ההול HhWL) - Sand: Sand is used as an abrasive ingredient for drilling by placing it in the hole being drilled. KJV (23): sand - Strongs: H2344 (חוֹל)

am) lfhm (מההול MHhWL) - Dance: KJV (6): dance - Strongs: H4234 (מָחוֹל)

kf1) elfhm (מההולה MHhWLH) - Dance: KJV (8): dance, company - Strongs: H4246 (מְחֹלָה)

M) lih (ההיל HhYL) AC: ? CO: Wall AB: ?: Bores through the enemy by strongly pressing in.

Nm) lih (ההיל HhYL) - I. Wall:What is bored through by the enemy to enter a city. II. Army:What bores through the wall. [Hebrew and Aramaic] III. Pain:A spinning or piercing pain. IV. Power:The strength and wealth of a person or army. KJV (267): wall, rampart, host, trench, poor, bulwark, army, pain, pang, sorrow, man of valour, host, force, valiant, strength, wealth, power, substance, might, strong - Strongs: H2426 (חֵל), H2427 (חִילָה), H2428 (חַיִל), H2429 (חַיִל)

Nf1) elih (ההילה HhYLH) - Wall: What is bored through by the enemy to enter a city. KJV (1): bulwark - Strongs: H2430 (חֵילָה)

Adopted Roots:

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חַ֫יִל244 noun masculine 2 Kings 10:2 strength, efficiency, wealth, army; — absolute ׳ח Genesis 47:6 +, חָ֑יִל Psalm 60:14 +, חָ֑יִל Psalm 60:14 +, חֵיל Isaiah 36:2; 2 Kings 18:17; construct חֵיל Exodus 14:28 + (on Psalm 10:10 see חלכה); suffix חֵילִי Job 31:25 2t.; חֵילְךָ Jeremiah 15:13 +; חֵילוֺ Exodus 14:4 +, etc.; plural חֲיָלִים 1 Chronicles 7:5 19t.; suffix חֵילֵיהֶם Isaiah 30:6; —

1 strength, usually physical:

a. seldom alone (chiefly in poetry) 1 Samuel 2:4; Psalm 18:33,40 = 2 Samuel 22:33,40; also ׳נָָּֽברוּ ח Job 21:7, compare Ecclesiastes 10:10; מֵחַיִל אֶלחָֿ֑יִל Psalm 84:8; ׳בְּכֹחַ ח 2 Chronicles 26:13; of virility Proverbs 31:3; of ׳י s power Psalm 59:12; Psalm 110:3, compare Habakkuk 3:19; strength of horse Psalm 33:17; figurative of product of vine and fig-tree Joel 2:22 ("" מְּרִי).

b. of result or display of strength׳עשׂה ח achieve might = do valiantly Numbers 24:18 (JE), 1 Samuel 14:48; Psalm 60:14 = Psalm 108:14; Psalm 118:15,16.

c. often in phrases ׳גִּבּוֺר(הַ)ח, ׳גִּבּוֺרֵי(הַ)ח hero(es) of strength, mighty man (men) of valour Joshua 1:14 (D), Joshua 6:2; Joshua 8:3; Joshua 10:7 (all J E), Judges 6:12; Judges 11:1; 1 Samuel 9:1; 1 Samuel 16:18; 1 Kings 11:28; 2 Kings 5:1; 2 Kings 15:20; 2 Kings 24:14,16; 1 Chronicles 5:24; 1 Chronicles 7:2,9; 1 Chronicles 8:40 #NAME?׳הַגִּבּוֺרִים וכל גבורי ח 1 Chronicles 28:1; also ׳ח׳ג 2 Chronicles 13:3 ("" מלחמה׳ג); (הַ)חֲיָלִים׳ג 1 Chronicles 7:5,7,11,40; 1 Chronicles 11:26 (see also גִּבּוֺר, p. 150); ׳בֶּןֿ(הַ)ח, ׳בְּנֵי(הַ)ח Deuteronomy 3:18; Judges 18:2 + (see בֵּן

8, p. 121); ׳אִישׁ ח, ׳אַנְשֵׁי ח Judges 3:29; Judges 20:44; Judges 20:46; 1 Samuel 31:12; 1 Samuel 11:16; 2 Samuel 23:20 (Qr; Kt חי, on phrase בןאֿישׁ חיל compare Dr) = 1 Chronicles 11:22 (Kt חיל), 2 Samuel 24:9; Nahum 2:4; Jeremiah 48:15; 1 Chronicles 10:12; Nehemiah 11:6; Psalm 76:6; ironical לִמְסֹךְ שֵׁכָר׳ח ׳א Isaiah 5:22 = ("" גבוריםלשׁתות יין ); Ecclesiastes 12:3 metaphor of legs.

2 ability, efficiency, often involving moral worth ׳אַנְשֵׁי ח Genesis 47:6 (J), Exodus 18:21,25 (both E); of a woman אֵשֶׁת׳ח Proverbs 12:4; Proverbs 31:10; Ruth 3:11; compare 1 Kings 1:42,52 (opposed to רעה), and especially יִרְאֵי אלהים אַנְשֵׁי אֱמֶת שׂנְאֵי בָּ֑צַע׳אַנְשֵׁי ח Exodus 18:21(E); עָשָׂה חיל Proverbs 31:29 do worthily, efficiently, perhaps also Ruth 4:11; late (with weakened meaning of גִּבּוֺר) גִּבּוֺרֵי חֵיל מְלֶאכֶת עֲבוֺדַת בֵּית הָאלהים 1 Chronicles 9:13, compare בַּכִּחַ לַעֲבֹדָה׳אישׁ ח 1 Chronicles 26:8. So also 1 Samuel 10:26 (read ׳בְּנֵי ח, see ᵐ5 We Dr, men of worth, opposed to בני בליעל 1 Samuel 10:27) for ᵑ0׳ח force, band.

3 wealth Genesis 34:29 = Numbers 31:9 (both P), Deuteronomy 8:17,18; Deuteronomy 33:11; Isaiah 8:4; Isaiah 10:14; Isaiah 30:6 ("" אוֺצְרֹתָם), Isaiah 60:5 ("" הֲמוֺן יָם) Isaiah 60:11; Isaiah 61:6; Micah 4:13; Jeremiah 15:13; Jeremiah 17:3 (both "" אצרות), Zephaniah 1:13; Ezekiel 26:12; Ezekiel 28:4,5 (twice in verse); Zechariah 14:14; Job 5:5; Job 15:29; Job 20:15,18; Job 31:25; Psalm 49:7; Psalm 49:11; Psalm 62:11; Psalm 73:12; Proverbs 13:22.

4 force, army, very often Exodus 14:4,9,17,28 (all P), Exodus 15:4 (song), 1 Samuel 17:20; 2 Samuel 8:9; 2 Kings 6:4,15; 2 Kings 25:1,5 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 25:10; 2 Chronicles 13:3 (בְּחַיִל גִּבּוֺרֵי מלחמה), 2 Chronicles 14:7; 2 Chronicles 16:7; 23:14 +; so usually Jeremiah: Jeremiah 32:2; Jeremiah 34:1 +; frequently Ezekiel: Ezekiel 17:17; Ezekiel 27:10 +; Daniel 11:7,13,25 (twice in verse); Daniel 11:26; = a band 1 Samuel 10:26 (ᵑ0, but see

2, adfin.); of train of Queen of Sheba גדול׳ח 1 Kings 10:2 2 Chronicles 9:1; חֵיל כָּבֵד Isaiah 36:1 = 2 Kings 18:17 a powerful army (on form compare Sta§ 194 c); also (late) חֵיל הַצָּבָא 1 Chronicles 20:1; 2 Chronicles 26:13, חֵיל עָם Esther 8:11; הֲמוֺן חֲיָלִים Daniel 11:10; ׳שַׂרהֿח 2 Samuel 24:2 = captain of the host, ׳שָׂרֵי הח 2 Samuel 24:4; 2 Samuel 24:4; שָׂרֵי הַחֲיָלִים captains of armies (bands, divisions) 1 Kings 15:20 2 Chronicles 16:4; 2 Kings 25:23; Jeremiah 40:7,13; Jeremiah 41:11,13,16; Jeremiah 42:1,8; Jeremiah 43:4,5. מִּקּוּדֵי החִיל Numbers 31:14 (P). — חֵילוּ Ezekiel 32:31 omitted by B Hi Co: for חֵילֵךְ Ezekiel 27:11 read probably a proper name, of a location, compare Da; Co proposes חתלון (compare Ezekiel 47:15; Ezekiel 48:1), Hal MÈl. Epigr. 1874,69 חלך = Cilicia, see Lag M i. 211.

חַ֫יִל noun masculine power, strength, army (see Biblical Hebrew II. חול, חיל); —

1 power: absolute בְּאֶדְרָע וְחָ֑יִל Ezra 4:23 by force and power; ׳קרא בְח i.e. call loudly Daniel 3:4, בְּחַיִל Daniel 4:11; Daniel 5:7; ׳גִּבָּרֵיאח Daniel 3:20 mighty men of power.

2 force, army, suffix חֵילֵהּ Daniel 3:20; construct חֵיל שְׁמַיָּא Daniel 4:32 (= Biblical Hebrew צְכָא הַשָּׁמַיִם).

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List of Word Forms
בְ֭חֵילְךָ בְּחֵ֥ל בְּחֵילֶֽךָ׃ בְּחַ֙יִל֙ בְּחַ֣יִל בְּחַ֥יִל בְּחַֽיִל־ בְּחַיִל֮ בְחֵיל֖וֹ בְחֵילֵ֔ךְ בְחַ֙יִל֙ בְחַ֣יִל בְחַ֨יִל בחיל בחיל־ בחילו בחילך בחילך׃ בחל הֶחָ֑יִל הֶחָֽיִל׃ הַחֲיָלִ֑ים הַחֲיָלִ֔ים הַחֲיָלִ֖ים הַחֲיָלִ֛ים הַחֲיָלִ֜ים הַחֲיָלִ֣ים הַחֲיָלִ֤ים הַחַ֔יִל הַחַ֕יִל הַחַ֗יִל הַחַ֙יִל֙ הַחַ֜יִל הַחַ֣יִל הַחַ֥יִל החיל החיל׃ החילים וְהַחַ֖יִל וְהַחַ֗יִל וְחֵ֣יל וְחֵ֥יל וְחֵיל֑וֹ וְחֵיל֣וֹ וְחֵילֵ֗ךְ וְחֵילָ֖ם וְחַ֣יִל וְחַ֥יִל וַחֲיָלִ֖ים וּלְחֵילוֹ֙ והחיל וחיל וחילו וחילים וחילך וחילם ולחילו חֲיָלִ֑ים חֲיָלִ֔ים חֲיָלִ֣ים חֵ֔יל חֵ֚יל חֵ֝יל֗וֹ חֵ֣יל חֵ֤יל חֵ֥יל חֵ֨יל חֵ֫ילֶ֥ךָ חֵֽילֵהֶ֗ם חֵיל֑וֹ חֵיל֔וֹ חֵיל֛וֹ חֵיל֜וֹ חֵיל֡וֹ חֵילְךָ֥ חֵילְךָ֧ חֵילִ֑י חֵילִ֔י חֵילֵ֗ךְ חֵילֶ֑ךָ חֵילֶ֜ךָ חֵילָ֑הּ חֵילָ֑ם חֵילָ֖ם חֵילָ֤ם חֵילָֽם׃ חֵילָם֙ חֵיל־ חֵילוֹ֙ חַ֔יִל חַ֖יִל חַ֗יִל חַ֙יִל֙ חַ֛יִל חַ֜יִל חַ֡יִל חַ֣יִל חַ֤יִל ׀ חַ֥יִל חַ֭יִל חַיִל֒ חַיִל֩ חַיִל֮ חָ֑יִל חָ֔יִל חָ֖יִל חָֽיִל׃ חיל חיל־ חיל׃ חילה חילהם חילו חילי חילים חילך חילם חילם׃ כְּחֵ֥יל כַּחַיִל֩ כֻּלָּ֑ם כחיל כלם לְחֵ֣יל לְחֵ֨יל לְחַ֧יִל ׀ לחיל מֵחַ֣יִל מחיל bə·ḥa·yil ḇə·ḥa·yil bə·ḥa·yil- bə·ḥê·le·ḵā ḇə·ḥê·lə·ḵā ḇə·ḥê·lêḵ ḇə·ḥê·lōw bə·ḥêl bechaYil becheiLecha beChel bəḥayil ḇəḥayil bəḥayil- bəḥêl ḇəḥêlêḵ bəḥêleḵā ḇəḥêləḵā ḇəḥêlōw chayaLim Chayil cheil cheiLah cheiLam cheiLech cheiLecha cheileHem cheiLi cheiLo ha·ḥă·yā·lîm ha·ḥa·yil ḥă·yā·lîm ḥa·yil ḥā·yil hachayaLim haChayil haḥăyālîm haḥayil ḥăyālîm ḥayil ḥāyil he·ḥā·yil ḥê·lāh ḥê·lām ḥê·lê·hem ḥê·le·ḵā ḥê·lə·ḵā ḥê·lêḵ ḥê·lî ḥê·lōw heChayil heḥāyil ḥêl ḥêl- ḥêlāh ḥêlām ḥêlêhem ḥêlêḵ ḥêleḵā ḥêləḵā ḥêlî ḥêlōw ka·ḥa·yil kachaYil kaḥayil kə·ḥêl keCheil kəḥêl kul·lām kulLam kullām lə·ḥa·yil lə·ḥêl leChayil leCheil ləḥayil ləḥêl mê·ḥa·yil meChayil mêḥayil ū·lə·ḥê·lōw ulecheiLo ūləḥêlōw vachayaLim veChayil veCheil vecheiLam vecheiLech Vecheilecha vecheiLo vehaChayil wa·ḥă·yā·lîm waḥăyālîm wə·ha·ḥa·yil wə·ḥa·yil wə·ḥê·lām wə·ḥê·lêḵ wə·ḥê·lōw wə·ḥêl wəhaḥayil wəḥayil wəḥêl wəḥêlām wəḥêlêḵ wəḥêlōw

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