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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #02426 - חֵל

Transliteration
chêyl
Phonetics
khale, khale
Root Word (Etymology)
a collateral form of (H2428)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
623d
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. rampart, fortress, wall
    1. rampart
    2. fortress

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 746 ‑ ἀρχή (ar‑khay');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (10)
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 2
Lamentations 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
NAS (8)
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
CSB (7)
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 1
Nahum 1
BSB (27)
Exodus 4
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 4
Nehemiah 1
Esther 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
Joel 3
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
ESV (8)
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Lamentations 1
Nahum 1
WEB (9)
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Lamentations 1
Obadiah 1
Nahum 1
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)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֵל, חֵיל noun masculine Obadiah 20 rampart, fortress (perhaps originally surrounding wall, compare SabDenkm91n. 2) — absolute חֵיל Nahum 3:8, חֵל Lamentations 2:8 3t.;(+ Psalm 10:10 Qr see חלכה); construct חֵל 1 Kings 21:23; suffix חֵילֵךְ Psalm 122:7, חֵילָהּ Zechariah 9:4; חֵילָה = חֵילָהּ Psalm 48:14, Ol§ 40 approximately 75g. 96 e Sta§ 347 c; —

1 rampart (defined by Jews as בֶּןחוֺמָה, i.e. a little wall, compare Ki under the word), of an outer fortification 2 Samuel 20:15 (others, by metonymy, of space between outer and inner fortification, including moat, see Dr Kit); Isaiah 26:1; Lamentations 2:8 (both "" חוֺמוֺת); in General of defences, or sea-power of Tyre וְהִכָּה בַיָּם חֵילָהּ Zechariah 9:4 (see Sta ZAW i.1881,15), of No-Amon (Thebes) אֲשֶׁר חֵיליָם מִיָּם חוֺמָתָהּ Nahum 3:8; of Zion Psalm 122:7, also Psalm 48:14 (חילה = חֵילָהּ, compare above; both "" ארמנותיך). — For חֵל 1 Kings 21:23 read probably חֵלֶק, q. v.

2 fortress גָּלֻת הַחֵל הַזֶּה Obadiah 20 the exiles of this fortress (Hi-St; Or, AV RV this army, חֵל = חַיִל).


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֵל see חֵיל.


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List of Word Forms
בְּחֵ֣יל בְּחֵ֥יל בְּחֵילֵ֑ךְ בַּחֵ֑ל בחיל בחילך בחל הַֽחֵל־ החל־ וְחֵיל֖וֹ וְחֵיל֙ וָחֵֽל׃ וחיל וחילו וחל׃ חֵ֖יל חֵ֣יל חֵ֣יל ׀ חֵ֥יל חֵ֥ל חֵ֨יל חֵיל֔וֹ חֵילִי֙ חֵילָֽם׃ חיל חילו חילי חילם׃ חל לְחֵילֽוֹ׃ לחילו׃ ba·ḥêl baChel baḥêl bə·ḥê·lêḵ bə·ḥêl beCheil becheiLech bəḥêl bəḥêlêḵ cheil cheiLam cheiLi cheiLo chel ha·ḥêl- hachel haḥêl- ḥê·lām ḥê·lî ḥê·lōw ḥêl ḥêlām ḥêlî ḥêlōw lə·ḥê·lōw lecheiLo ləḥêlōw vaChel veCheil vecheiLo wā·ḥêl wāḥêl wə·ḥê·lōw wə·ḥêl wəḥêl wəḥêlōw
 
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