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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #02441 - חֵךְ

Transliteration
chêk
Phonetics
khake
Origin
probably from (H2596) in the sense of tasting
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
692a
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) mouth, palate, taste, gums

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2995 ‑ λάρυγξ (lar'‑oongks);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (18)
Job
7
Psalms
2
Proverbs
3
Song of Solomon
3
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
1
Hosea
1
NAS (21)
Job
7
Psalms
3
Proverbs
3
Song of Solomon
3
Lamentations
2
Ezekiel
2
Hosea
1
HCS (18)
Job
7
Psalms
2
Proverbs
3
Song of Solomon
3
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
1
Hosea
1
BSB (18)
Job
7
Psalms
2
Proverbs
3
Song of Solomon
3
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
1
Hosea
1
ESV (13)
Job
6
Psalms
2
Proverbs
2
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
1
Hosea
1
WEB (18)
Job
7
Psalms
2
Proverbs
3
Song of Solomon
3
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
1
Hosea
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1172) kh (ההכ HhK) AC: Stick CO: Palate AB: Tarry: The h represents a wall such as the ridge in the middle of the palate. The k represents the palm, a curved surface such as found on the roof of the mouth. The roof of the mouth.

A) kh (ההכ HhK) AC: ? CO: Palate AB: ?

Nm ) kh (ההכ HhK) - Palate: KJV (18): mouth, roof of the mouth, taste - Strongs: H2441 (חֵךְ)

Nf1) ekh (ההכה HhKH) - Hook: As fastened to the roof of a fishes mouth. KJV (3): angle, hook - Strongs: H2443 (חַכָּה)

H) ekh (ההכה HhKH) AC: Stick CO: ? AB: ?: When the mouth is dry the tongue sticks to the roof of the mouth causing the speaker to wait to speak.

V) ekh (ההכה HhKH) - Tarry: KJV (14): (vf: Paal, Piel) tarry, wait, long - Strongs: H2442 (חָכָה)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֵךְ with suff. חִכִּי m. the palate with the corresponding lower part of the mouth, the internal part of the mouth, the jaws, like מַלְקֹחַיִם. (Arab. حَنكَُ the palate and the lower part of the mouth answering to it, beak, Syr. ܚܢܶܒܐܳ palate. Root חָנַךְ No. 1.) Whence Job 20:13, בְּתוֹךְ חִכּוֹ “in the midst of his mouth.” Job 33:2.

(a) for the organ of taste, Job 12:11 comp. Job 6:30; Psalms 119:103.

(b) for the organ of speech. Proverbs 8:7, כִּי אֱמֶת יֶהְגֶּה חִכִּי “for my palate shall speak the truth.” Job 31:30, “for I have not suffered my palate to sin;” compare Hosea 8:1 “(Put) the trumpet to thy palate” (mouth). Comp. חַכָּה.- Song of Solomon 7:10, comp. Song of Solomon 5:16, the palate seems to be delicately put for the moisture of the mouth perceived in kisses; comp. Lette ad Amrulk. Moall. p. 180.

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List of Word Forms
בְחִכִּֽי׃ בחכי׃ וְ֝חֵ֗ךְ וְחִכֵּ֕ךְ וחך וחכך חִ֝כִּ֗י חִכְּךָ֣ חִכִּ֑י חִכֶּ֔ךָ חִכֶּֽךָ׃ חִכָּֽהּ׃ חִכּ֖וֹ חִכּֽוֹ׃ חִכּוֹ֙ חכה׃ חכו חכו׃ חכי חכך חכך׃ לְ֭חִכִּי לְחִכִּֽי׃ לְחִכִּי֮ לְחִכָּ֥ם לחכי לחכי׃ לחכם ḇə·ḥik·kî ḇəḥikkî chikKah chikKecha chikKi chikKo ḥik·kāh ḥik·ke·ḵā ḥik·kə·ḵā ḥik·kî ḥik·kōw ḥikkāh ḥikkeḵā ḥikkəḵā ḥikkî ḥikkōw lə·ḥik·kām lə·ḥik·kî lechikKam Lechikki ləḥikkām ləḥikkî veChech vechikKech vechikKi wə·ḥêḵ wə·ḥik·kêḵ wəḥêḵ wəḥikkêḵ
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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