Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #02620 - חָסָה
1) (Qal) to seek refuge, flee for protection
1a) to put trust in (God), confide or hope in (God) (figuratively)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
חָסָה [fut. יֶחֱסֶה and יֶחְסֶה] properly to flee (see the root חוּשׁ ), specially to take refuge, to flee some where for refuge, followed by בְּ of the place, as בְּצֵל פּ׳ under the shadow (protection) of some one, Judges 9:15; Isaiah 30:2 בְּצֵל כַּנְפֵי יְיָ under the shadow of the wings of God, Psalms 57:2, 61:5 hence to trust in some one, especially in God, followed by בְּ, Psalms 2:12, 5:12 7:2 25:20 31:2 37:40, etc. Absol. Psal. 17:7. Proverbs 14:32, חֹסֶה בְמוֹתוֹ צַדִּיק “the righteous confides (in God) in his death,” i.e. when dying, or as about to die.
Derivatives, חָסוּת, מַחֲסֶה, מַחֲסֵיָה, and
the Seventh Week after Easter