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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2328 - חוּג
1) to encircle, encompass, describe a circle, draw round, make a circle
1a) (Qal) to encircle, encompass
1164) ch (ההג HhG) AC: Feast CO: Circle AB: Terror: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall representing outside. The c is a picture of a foot and represents a gathering. Combined these mean "outside gathering". The gathering together for a festival, usually in the form of a circle for dancing and feasting. (eng: hug - as an encircling; circ - an exchange of the h and c and the g and c; cog - an exchange of the h and c)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
חוּג to describe a circle, to draw a circle, as with compasses. Job 26:10. (Syr. ܚܳܓ to go in a circle, ܚܘܽܓܬܐܳ a circle. Kindred roots are חָגַג and עוּג). Hence מְהוּגָה and
חוּג m. a circle, sphere, used of the arch or vault of the sky, Proverbs 8:27; Job 22:14 of the world, Isaiah 40:22.
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19