Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #02580 - חֵן
1175) nh (ההנ HhN) AC: Camp CO: Camp AB: Beauty: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall. The n is a picture of a seed meaning "to continue". Combined these mean "wall continues". A nomads camp consisted of many family tents, which make up the clan camp. The camp can have as many as fifty tents or more in it. The tents are placed in a circular configuration, forming one continuous wall surrounding the camp. (eng: home - an exchange for the m and n)
pm) mnh (ההנמ HhNM) - Freely: To work or do an action without wages or without cause. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (32): without cause, for nought, causeless, in vain, free, without cost, freely, innocent, cost me nothing, for nothing, without wages - Strongs: H2600 (חִנָּם)
V) nnh (ההננ HhNN) - Beauty: As the beauty of the camp. To give or show beauty, grace or mercy to another. KJV (82): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Hophal, Piel) mercy, gracious, merciful, supplication, favour, besought, pity - Strongs: H2589 (חַנּוֹת), H2603 (חָנַן), H2604 (חֲנַן)
H) enh (ההנה HhNH) AC: ? CO: Camp AB: ?: The first step to setting up the tent is to arrange the poles. The tent poles were sharpened at one end (and could be used as a weapon) and were driven into the ground. An encampment of tents.
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
חֵן with suff. חִנִּי m. (from the root חָנַן).
(1) grace, favour, good-will.
(a) פְלֹנִי מָצָא חֵן בְּעֵינֵי to find favour in the eyes of some one, to be acceptable to him, Genesis 6:8, 19:19 32:6 33:8, אִם־נָא מָצָאתִי חֵן בְּעֵינֶיךָ “if now thou art favourable to me,” Genesis 30:27, 47:29 50:4. In the same sense נָשָׂא חֵן וגו׳ Esther 2:15, 17.
(b) נָתַן חֵן פּ׳ בְּעֵינֵי to give some one favour with somebody. Exodus 3:21, וְנָתַתִּי אֶת־חֵן הָעָם הַזֶּה בְּעֵינֵי מִצְרַיִם “and I will give this people favour with the Egyptians.” Exodus 11:3, 12:36 Genesis 39:21; Ecclesiastes 9:11.
(2) grace, i.q. gracefulness, beauty, Proverbs 22:11, 31:30. Proverbs 5:19, יַעֲלַת חֵן “the beautiful wild roe.” Psalms 45:3 [?]; Ecclesiastes 10:12. אֶבֶן חֵן “a beautiful (i.e. a precious) stone,” Proverbs 17:8.
(3) supplication, prayer, Zechariah 12:10. See the verb in Hithpael.
(4) [Hen], pr.n. m. Zechariah 6:14 but comp. ver. 10 Zechariah 6:10.
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