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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #2706 - חֹק

Transliteration:
chôq
Phonetics:
khoke  
Word Origin:
from (02710)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Masculine
TWOT:
728a
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs' | Strong's ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition
  1. statute, ordinance, limit, something prescribed, due
    1. prescribed task
    2. prescribed portion
    3. action prescribed (for oneself), resolve
    4. prescribed due
    5. prescribed limit, boundary
    6. enactment, decree, ordinance
      1. specific decree
      2. law in general
    7. enactments, statutes
      1. conditions
      2. enactments
      3. decrees
      4. civil enactments prescribed by God
Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 705 ‑ ἀριθμέω (ar‑ith‑meh'‑o);   842 ‑ αὐτάρκης (ow‑tar'‑kace);   1345 ‑ δικαίωμα (dik‑ah'‑yo‑mah);   1394 ‑ δόσις (dos'‑is);   1785 ‑ ἐντολή (en‑tol‑ay');   2041 ‑ ἔργον (er'‑gon);   2917 ‑ κρίμα (kree'‑mah);   3551 ‑ νόμος (nom'‑os);   3725 ‑ ὅριον (hor'‑ee‑on);  
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (127)NAS (128)HCS (124)
Genesis2
Exodus8
Leviticus9
Numbers4
Deuteronomy21
Joshua1
Judges1
1 Samuel1
1 Kings4
2 Kings2
1 Chronicles3
2 Chronicles5
Ezra2
Nehemiah4
Job7
Psalms30
Proverbs3
Isaiah2
Jeremiah3
Ezekiel6
Amos1
Micah1
Zephaniah1
Zechariah1
Malachi2
Genesis2
Exodus8
Leviticus9
Numbers4
Deuteronomy21
Joshua1
Judges2
1 Samuel1
1 Kings4
2 Kings2
1 Chronicles3
2 Chronicles5
Ezra2
Nehemiah4
Job6
Psalms30
Proverbs3
Isaiah3
Jeremiah3
Ezekiel6
Amos1
Micah1
Zephaniah1
Zechariah1
Malachi2
Genesis2
Exodus8
Leviticus8
Numbers4
Deuteronomy21
Joshua1
Judges1
1 Samuel1
1 Kings4
2 Kings2
1 Chronicles3
2 Chronicles5
Ezra2
Nehemiah4
Job7
Psalms30
Proverbs3
Isaiah3
Jeremiah3
Ezekiel6
Amos1
Micah1
Zephaniah1
Zechariah1
Malachi2
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1180) qh (ההק HhQ) AC: Inscribe CO: ? AB: Custom: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall representing a separation. The q is a picture of the sun at the horizon representing the idea of "coming together". Combined these mean "separation and coming together". A custom brings a people separated together.

B) qqh (ההקק HhQQ) AC: Inscribe CO: ? AB: Custom: The appointment of a specific time, function or duty. A custom as something that is appointed.

V) qqh (ההקק HhQQ) - Inscribe: To write a decree or custom. KJV (19): (vf: Paal, Hophal, Pual, Participle) lawgiver, governor, decree, grave, portray, law, printed, set, note, appoint - Strongs: H2710 (חָקַק)

Nm) qqh (ההקק HhQQ) - Custom: KJV (2): thought, decree - Strongs: H2711 (חֵקֶק)

H) eqh (ההקה HhQH) AC: Inscribe CO: ? AB: ?: To write a decree or custom.

V) eqh (ההקה HhQH) - Inscribe: KJV (4): (vf: Hitpael, Pual, Participle) portray, carve, print - Strongs: H2707 (חָקָה)

J) qfh (ההוק HhWQ) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Custom: The appointment of a specific time, function or duty. A custom as something that is appointed.

Nm) qfh (ההוק HhWQ) - Custom: KJV (127): statute, ordinance, decree, due, law, portion, bounds, custom, appointed, commandment - Strongs: H2706 (חֹק)

Nf1) eqfh (ההוקה HhWQH) - Custom: KJV (104): statute, ordinance, custom, appointed, manners, rites - Strongs: H2708 (חֻקָּה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֹק127 noun masculine Micah 7:11 something prescribed, a statute or due; — ׳ח Genesis 47:22 22t.; חָקֿ Exodus 30:21 14t.; suffix חֻקִּי Proverbs 30:8 3t.; חָקְךָ Leviticus 10:13,14etc. + 4t. suffixes; plural חֻקִּים Deuteronomy 4:5 31t.; construct חֻקֵּי Exodus 18:16; חוּקֵּ֯י Ezekiel 20:18; also חִקֲקֵי Judges 5:15; Isaiah 10:1 (Ges§ 93. 1 R 7); חֻקָּו֯ Job 14:5 etc. + 44t. suffixes —

1 prescribed task, assigned to Israel in Egypt Exodus 5:14 (E).

2 prescribed portion, or allowance of food Genesis 47:22 (twice in verse) (J); Proverbs 30:8; Proverbs 31:15; Ezekiel 16:27; מחקי Job 23:12 (RV; < ᵐ5ᵑ9 Ol Me Di SS בְּחֵקִי in my bosom).

3 action prescribed for oneself, resolve: חִקֲקֵי לֵב Judges 5:15 resolves of mind "" חִקְרֵי לֵב Judges 5:16.

4 prescribed due of the priests from offerings Leviticus 6:11; Leviticus 10:13 (twice in verse); Leviticus 10:14 (twice in verse) (P); due of ׳י Leviticus 6:15 (P); עולם׳לח Exodus 29:28; Leviticus 7:34; Leviticus 10:15; Numbers 18:8,11,19 (all P), Leviticus 24:9(H); portion of oil for the תּרומה Ezekiel 45:14.

5 prescribed limit, boundary: of sea Jeremiah 5:22; Proverbs 8:29; Job 26:10; Job 38:10; of heavens Psalm 148:6; of land of Israel Micah 7:11; of time Job 14:5,13; so מָּֽעֲרָהפִיהָ לִבְלִי חֹ֑ק Isaiah 5:14 Sh®°ôl openeth wide her mouth, without limit.

6 enactment, decree, ordinance of either God or man:

a. specific decree: law of fifth in Egypt Genesis 47:26 (J); of passover Exodus 12:24 (J); lament for Jephthah's daughter Judges 11:39; for Josiah 2 Chronicles 35:25; חק ומשׁפט Exodus 15:25; Joshua 24:25 (both E), 1 Samuel 30:25; חק עולם Exodus 30:21; "" עֵדוּת, מִשְׁמָּט Psalm 81:5; Psalm 81:6 (law of a festival).

b. of ׳י in nature Job 28:26.

c. respecting Messianic king Psalm 2:7; day of ׳י Zephaniah 2:2 ᵑ0, but on text see We and טֶרֶם, below; covenant with Jacob Psalm 105:10 = 1 Chronicles 16:17; destiny of man Job 23:14.

d. law in General עלי חק according to law, right Psalm 94:20 (others against law); ומשׁפט׳לַמֵּד ח Ezra 7:10; "" בּרית and תורות Isaiah 25:5; "" עדות Psalm 99:7.

7 plural חֻקִּים enactments, statutes of a law:

a. of ׳י in nature Jeremiah 31:36.

b. of the prophets Zechariah 1:6.

c. conditions of deed of purchase Jeremiah 32:11.

d. enactments "" מִשְׁמָּטִים: ancestral Ezekiel 20:18; given by God as punishment for disobedience Ezekiel 20:25.

e. decrees of unjust judges חִקֲקֵיאָֿוֶן Isaiah 10:1.

f. civil enactments prescribed by God: חֻקֵּיהאלהים Exodus 18:16 (E; "" תּוֺרֹתָיו), Exodus 18:20 (E; "" id.)

g. elsewhere of prescriptions of the several codes of Hex: Leviticus 10:11; Numbers 30:17 (P), Deuteronomy 4:6; Deuteronomy 6:24; Deuteronomy 16:12; Psalm 119:5 20t., Malachi 3:7; "" ׳תּוֺרַת י Amos 2:4; ותורות׳ח Psalm 105:45; ׳והח׳דברי הת Deuteronomy 17:19; "" ברית Psalm 50:16; וברית ועדות׳ח 2 Kings 17:15; usually either "" משׁפטים Deuteronomy 4:1,5,8,14; Deuteronomy 5:1; Deuteronomy 11:32; Deuteronomy 12:1; Deuteronomy 26:16; 1 Kings 9:4 2 Chronicles 7:17; 1 Chronicles 22:13; Ezekiel 11:12; Ezekiel 36:27, or else ומשׁפטים׳ח combined with other synonym (usually preceding): e.g. דבר(ים ׅ Psalm 147:19; תורה 2 Chronicles 33:8; Malachi 3:22; מצוה Deuteronomy 5:28; Deuteronomy 6:1; Deuteronomy 7:11; מצות Nehemiah 1:7; 1 Kings 8:58; מצוה, תורה 2 Chronicles 19:10; עֵדֹת Deuteronomy 4:45; Deuteronomy 6:20; sometimes following: e.g. תורות Leviticus 26:46; מצוה, תורה 2 Kings 17:37; or in different order, e.g. ותורות׳מ ומצות׳ח Nehemiah 9:13; ׳וח׳מצות ומ Nehemiah 10:30; ומצות׳ח ׳ומ Deuteronomy 26:17. Apart from משׁפטים it is combined with מצות, e.g. ׳וח׳מ Exodus 15:26 (R), Deuteronomy 27:10; ׳ומ׳ח Deuteronomy 4:40; 1 Kings 3:14; 1 Kings 8:61; ותורה׳וח ׳מ Nehemiah 9:14; ׳ועדות וח׳מ Deuteronomy 6:17; 1 Chronicles 29:19; 2 Chronicles 34:31; ׳וח׳דברי מ Ezra 7:11; it is used with verbs: נתן Leviticus 26:46 3t.; צוּה Numbers 30:17 9t.; למּד Deuteronomy 4:1 10t.; שׁמר Deuteronomy 26:17 16t.; עשׂה Deuteronomy 6:24 5t.; שׁמר לעשׂות Deuteronomy 11:32 4t.; הלךבְּ 1 Kings 8:61 3t. — [On usage of חֹק see חֻקָּה near the end]

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List of Word Forms
בְּחֻקֶּ֑יךָ בְּחֻקֶּֽיךָ׃ בְּחֻקַּי֙ בְּחֻקָּ֛יו בְּחוּקֵּ֤י בְחֻקֶּ֣יךָ בְחֻקֶּֽיךָ׃ בחוקי בחקי בחקיו בחקיך בחקיך׃ הַ֣חֻקִּ֔ים הַֽחֻקִּ֖ים הַֽחֻקִּ֗ים הַֽחֻקִּ֣ים הַֽחֻקִּים֙ הַחֻקִּ֖ים הַחֻקִּ֣ים הַחֻקִּ֥ים הַחֻקִּ֨ים החקים וְ֝חֹ֗ק וְהַֽחֻקִּ֖ים וְהַֽחֻקִּ֥ים וְהַֽחֻקִּים֙ וְהַחֻקִּ֖ים וְהַחֻקִּ֥ים וְחָק־ וְחֹ֣ק וְחֹ֨ק וְחֻקִּים֙ וְחֻקֶּ֥יךָ וְחֻקַּ֗י וְחֻקַּ֥י וְחֻקָּ֔יו וְחֻקָּ֖יו וְחֻקָּֽיו׃ וְחֻקָּיו֙ והחקים וחק וחק־ וחקי וחקיו וחקיו׃ וחקיך וחקים חָקְךָ֤ חָקְכֶ֤ם חָק־ חֹ֑ק חֹ֔ק חֹ֖ק חֹ֣ק חֹ֥ק חֹ֨ק חֹֽק־ חֹֽק׃ חֻ֝קֶּ֗יךָ חֻ֝קֶּיךָ חֻ֭קָּיו חֻקִּ֑י חֻקִּ֖ים חֻקִּ֥ים חֻקִּֽי׃ חֻקִּים֙ חֻקֵּ֑ךְ חֻקֵּ֥י חֻקֶּ֗יךָ חֻקֶּ֥יךָ חֻקֶּֽיךָ׃ חֻקַּ֥י חֻקַּי֙ חֻקָּ֑י חֻקָּ֑יו חֻקָּ֔יו חֻקָּ֗יו חֻקָּ֣יו חֻקָּ֥יו חֻקָּ֧יו חֻקָּם֙ חֻקּ֗וֹ חֻקָּ֥יו חק חק־ חק׃ חקו חקי חקי׃ חקיו חקיך חקיך׃ חקים חקך חקכם חקם לְחָק־ לְחֹ֑ק לְחֹ֔ק לְחֹ֖ק לְחֹ֤ק לְחֹק֩ לְחֻקִּ֣ים לחק לחק־ לחקים מֵ֝חֻקִּ֗י מֵֽחֻקַּי֙ מֵחֻקֶּ֑יךָ מחקי מחקיך bə·ḥuq·qāw bə·ḥuq·qay bə·ḥūq·qê bə·ḥuq·qe·ḵā ḇə·ḥuq·qe·ḵā bechukKai bechukKav bechukKei bechukKeicha bəḥuqqāw bəḥuqqay bəḥūqqê bəḥuqqeḵā ḇəḥuqqeḵā chakeCha chakeChem chok chukKai chukKam chukKav chukKech chukKei chukKeicha chukKi chukKim chukKo ha·ḥuq·qîm ḥā·qə·ḵā ḥā·qə·ḵem hachukKim haḥuqqîm ḥāq- ḥāqəḵā ḥāqəḵem ḥōq ḥōq- ḥuq·qām ḥuq·qāw ḥuq·qay ḥuq·qāy ḥuq·qê ḥuq·qe·ḵā ḥuq·qêḵ ḥuq·qî ḥuq·qîm ḥuq·qōw ḥuqqām ḥuqqāw ḥuqqay ḥuqqāy ḥuqqê ḥuqqêḵ ḥuqqeḵā ḥuqqî ḥuqqîm ḥuqqōw lə·ḥāq- lə·ḥōq lə·ḥuq·qîm leChok lechukKim ləḥāq- ləḥōq ləḥuqqîm mê·ḥuq·qay mê·ḥuq·qe·ḵā mê·ḥuq·qî mechukKai mechukKeicha mechukKi mêḥuqqay mêḥuqqeḵā mêḥuqqî vechok vechukKai vechukKav vechukKeicha vechukKim vehachukKim wə·ha·ḥuq·qîm wə·ḥāq- wə·ḥōq wə·ḥuq·qāw wə·ḥuq·qay wə·ḥuq·qe·ḵā wə·ḥuq·qîm wəhaḥuqqîm wəḥāq- wəḥōq wəḥuqqāw wəḥuqqay wəḥuqqeḵā wəḥuqqîm
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