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Strong's #2372 - חָזָה

Transliteration
châzâh
Phonetics
khaw-zaw
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
verb
TWOT
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. to see, perceive, look, behold, prophesy, provide
    1. (Qal)
      1. to see, behold
      2. to see as a seer in the ecstatic state
      3. to see, perceive
        1. with the intelligence
        2. to see (by experience)
        3. to provide

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 312 ‑ ἀναγγέλλω (an‑ang‑el'‑lo);  991 ‑ βλέπω (blep'‑o);  1096 ‑ γίνομαι (ghin'‑om‑ahee);  1097 ‑ γινώσκω (ghin‑oce'‑ko);  1798 ‑ ἐνύπνιον (en‑oop'‑nee‑on);  2334 ‑ θεωρέω (theh‑o‑reh'‑o);  2400 ‑ ἰδού (id‑oo');  3708 ‑ ὁράω (hor‑ah'‑o);  2334 ‑ θεωρέω (theh‑o‑reh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (51)
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Job 9
Psalms 9
Proverbs 3
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 11
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 6
Amos 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
NAS (51)
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Job 8
Psalms 9
Proverbs 3
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 12
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 5
Amos 2
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
CSB (54)
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Job 9
Psalms 9
Proverbs 3
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 12
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 9
Amos 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
BSB (51)
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Job 9
Psalms 9
Proverbs 3
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 11
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 6
Amos 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
ESV (47)
Numbers 2
Job 9
Psalms 9
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 11
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 6
Amos 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
WEB (52)
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Job 10
Psalms 9
Proverbs 3
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 11
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 6
Amos 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1168) zh (ההז HhZ) AC: See CO: ? AB: Perceive: The ability to see beyond what is seen in the physical present as a light piercing through the darkness. (eng: haze; gaze - an exchange for the h and g)

A) zh (ההז HhZ) AC: ? CO: Vision AB: ?: A perception beyond the normal experiences.

Nf) zh (ההז HhZ) - Vision: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (3): vision - Strongs: H2378 (חֲזוֹת), H2379 (חֲזוֹת)

Nf3) tfzh (ההזות HhZWT) - Vision: KJV (5): vision - Strongs: H2380 (חָזוּת)

jm) nfzh (ההזונ HhZWN) - Vision: KJV (35): vision - Strongs: H2377 (חָזוֹן)

fjm) nfizh (ההזיונ HhZYWN) - Vision: KJV (9): vision - Strongs: H2384 (חִזָּיוֹן)

B) zzh (ההזז HhZZ) AC: ? CO: Light AB: ?

bm ) zizh (ההזיז HhZYZ) - Lighting: A moment of vision in the dark of night. KJV (3): lightning, bright clouds - Strongs: H2385 (חֲזִיז)

C) zha (אההז AHhZ) AC: Hold CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root;]

V) zha (אההז AHhZ) - Hold: To grab something and keep hold of it. Also ones holdings. KJV (67): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hophal, Piel) hold, take, possess, caught, fastened - Strongs: H270 (אָחַז)

Nf1) ezha (אההזה AHhZH) - Holdings: KJV (66): possession - Strongs: H272 (אֲחֻזָּה)

H) ezh (ההזה HhZH) AC: Perceive CO: Light AB: ?

V) ezh (ההזה HhZH) - Perceive: To see something that is not physically present. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: hzh]KJV (83): (vf: Paal) see, behold, look, prophecy, provide, dream - Strongs: H1957 (הָזָה), H2370 (חֲזָא), H2372 (חָזָה)

Nm ) ezh (ההזה HhZH) - Chest: The breast of a sacrificed animal (possibly as a sacrifice for a vision) . KJV (13): breast - Strongs: H2373 (חָזֶה)

af1) ezhm (מההזה MHhZH) - Vision: KJV (4): vision - Strongs: H4236 (מַחֲזֶה)

fm) izh (ההזי HhZY) - Chest: [Aramaic only] KJV (1): breast - Strongs: H2306 (חֲדֵה)

gm) ezfh (ההוזה HhWZH) - Seer: KJV (22): seer, see, agreement, prophet, stargazer - Strongs: H2374 (חֹזֶה)

kf1) ezhm (מההזה MHhZH) - Light: KJV (4): light - Strongs: H4237 (מֶחֱזָה)

rm) fzh (ההזו HhZW) - Vision: [Aramaic only] KJV (12): vision, look - Strongs: H2376 (חֱזוּ)

J) zfh (ההוז HhWZ) AC: Look CO: Haven AB: ?

am ) zfhm (מההוז MHhWZ) - Haven: A placed looked for. KJV (1): haven - Strongs: H4231 (מָחוֹז)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. חָזָה verb (almost wholly in poetry) see, behold (Aramaic , חֲוָא, see, perceive with the eyes; Palmyrene Ethpe`el אתחזי = ἔδοξεν Reckend ZMG, 1888,397; Arabic , perceive with the inner vision, only; astronomer, astrologer) —

Qal Perfect ׳ח Psalm 58:11 6t.; חָזִיתָ Proverbs 22:29; Proverbs 29:30; חָזִית Isaiah 57:8; חֶזִיתִי Job 15:17; חֲזִיתִךָ Psalm 63:3; שָחזוּ Job 24:1 5t.; חֲוִיתֶם Job 27:12; Ezekiel 13:7,8; Imperfect יֶחֱוֶה Numbers 24:4 2t.; 3 feminine singular וְתַ֫חַז Micah 4:11; 2 masculine singular תֶּחֱזֶה Exodus 18:21; 1 singular אֶחֱזֶה Psalm 17:15 4t.; אָ֫חַז Job 23:9; plural יֶחֱזוּ Isaiah 26:11 4t.; יֶחֱזָי֑וּן Isaiah 26:11; תֶּחְוֶ֫ינָה Isaiah 33:17 2t.; תֶּתֱזוּ Isaiah 30:10; Song of Solomon 7:1; 1 plural וְנֶחֱזֶה Song of Solomon 7:1; Imperative חֲזֵה Isaiah 33:20; Isaiah 48:6; חֲזוּ Psalm 46:9; Isaiah 30:10; Infinitive cstr. חֲזוֺת Psalm 27:4; Ezekiel 21:34; Participle חֹזֶה Ezekiel 12:27; plural חֹזִים Isaiah 47:13; Ezekiel 13:9,16; Ezekiel 22:28. (All other ptc. forms are used as nouns, see חֹזֶה.)

1 see, behold:

a. with the eye, accusative of thing Psalm 58:9; Psalm 58:11; Proverbs 22:29; Proverbs 29:20; Isaiah 33:20; Isaiah 57:8; God in theophany Exodus 24:11 (JE); God, after death, apart from the flesh Job 19:26,27; the face of God Psalm 11:7; Psalm 17:15 (after death).

b. subj. the eyes themselves; man's eyes: תֶּחֱזֶינָה עֵינֶיךָ thine eyes will behold Isaiah 33:17; also of God's eyes: Psalm 11:4; Psalm 17:2.

c. with בְּ look on (intensely, with gratification); a damsel Song of Solomon 7:1 (twice in verse); Zion Micah 4:11; ׳נֹעַם י in the temple Psalm 27:4; the work of God Job 36:25; with investigation בַּכּוֺכָבִים on the stars, as stargazers, in astrology Isaiah 47:13.

2 see as a seer in the ecstatic state, with accusative of the vision seen: חזון Isaiah 1:1; Ezekiel 12:27; Ezekiel 13:16; מחזה Numbers 24:4,16 (J E; poetry, Balaam); מחזהשׁוא Ezekiel 13:7; משּׂא Isaiah 13:1; Habakkuk 1:1; משׂאות שׁוא Lamentations 2:14; שׁוא Ezekiel 13:6,9,23; Ezekiel 21:34; Ezekiel 22:28; Lamentations 2:14; כזב Ezekiel 13:8; שֶׁקֶר Zechariah 10:2; object deceitful things Isaiah 30:10; דבר(יםׅ Isaiah 2:1; Amos 1:1; Micah 1:1; with לְ be a seer, for any one Isaiah 30:10; see a vision for one Lamentations 2:14 (twice in verse).

3 see, perceive:

a. with the intelligence, absolute Job 34:32; Proverbs 24:32; accusative of thing Isaiah 48:6; Yahweh in his temple Psalm 63:3; in his providential workings Job 23:9; Psalm 46:9; Isaiah 26:11 (twice in verse).

b. see, by experience absolute Job 27:12; accusative of thing Job 15:17; Job 24:1.

c. provide, תחזה מכל העם אנשׁי חיל Exodus 18:21 provide from all the people men of ability (E).

Note. — בֵּית אֲבָנִים יֶתֱזֶה Job 8:17 is difficult: RV renders he ( it) beholdeth the place of stones (the root of the plant personified) Hengst, compare Reuss and others after ᵑ6ᵑ7. Other renderings are: pierceth (compare חָזַז) Bö Ew Hi (יְחַזֶּה), Di De MV; between the stones it liveth (יִחְיֶה) ᵐ5 Siegf.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָזָה fut. יֶחֱזֶה apoc. תַּחַז Micah 4:11 in pause אָֽחַז Job 23:9, to see, to behold, a word of frequent use in Aramean (ܚܙܳܐ, חֲזָא, Act 3:1-26 Dan 11:1-45 ), for the Hebrew רָאָה. In Hebrew this root is principally poetical, like Germ. fchauen, Psalms 46:9, 58:9, etc. Especially

(1) to see God, sometimes used of the real sight of the divine presence, Exodus 24:11; Job 19:26 (compare 38:1 ), elsewhere applied to those who enter the temple, Psalms 63:3. So “to behold the face of God” is used metaphorically for to enjoy His favour, to know Him as propitious, an image taken from the custom of kings, who only admit to their presence those whom they favour, Psalms 11:7, 17:15.

(2) This word is especially appropriated to speaking of those things which are presented to the minds of prophets, whether in visions properly so called, or in oracular revelations. Habakkuk 1:1, הַמַּשָּׂא אֲשֶׁר חָזָה ח׳ “the burden (oracle) which Habakkuk saw,” i.e. that which was revealed to him by God; Isaiah 1:1, 2:1 13:1 Numbers 24:4; Amos 1:1; Ezekiel 13:6, חָזוּ שָׁוְא “they have seen vain things;” Zechariah 10:2. Followed by לְ when speaking of the visions or revelations as declared to any one. Lamentations 2:14, נְבִיאַיִךְ חָזוּ לָךְ שָׁוְא “thy prophets have seen for thee (i.e. declare to thee) vanities;” Isaiah 30:10.

(3) Followed by בְּ to look upon, to contemplate, anfchauen, Isaiah 47:13 especially with pleasure, to delight in the sight of something (comp. בְּ letter B, 4), Psalms 27:4; Song of Solomon 7:1; Job 36:25; Micah 4:11.

(4) to choose for oneself, fich auserfehn, Exodus 18:21; Isaiah 57:8 compare רָאָה לוֹ Genesis 22:8.

(5) to see in the Sense of to have experienced, Job 15:17, 24:1 27:12. Used by a bold metaphor of the roots of plants which perceive or feel stones in the earth, i.e. they find or meet with stones. Job 8:17, “(the root) perceives the stony place.”

The derivatives follow, except חִזָּיוֹן, מַחֲזֶה, מֶחֱזָה, and the proper names חֲזִיאֵל, חֲזָיָה, חֶזְיוֹן. [חֲזָאֵל, יַחֲזִיאֵל, יַחְזְיָה, מַחֲזִיאוֹת.]


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List of Word Forms
אֶ֭חֱזֶה אֶֽחֱזֶ֥ה אֶֽחֱזֶה־ אֶחֱזֶ֣ה אָ֑חַז אחז אחזה אחזה־ בַּחֲז֥וֹת בחזות וְנֶחֱזֶה־ וְתַ֥חַז וַֽיֶּחֱזוּ֙ וַחֲזִיתֶ֖ם וַיֶּ֣חֱזוּ וָֽאֶחֱזֶ֣ה ואחזה וחזיתם ויחזו ונחזה־ ותחז חֲ֭זוּ חֲזִיתִ֑יךָ חֲזִיתֶ֑ם חֲזִיתֶ֔ם חֲזֵ֣ה חֲזֵה֙ חָ֝זִ֗יתִי חָ֣זוּ חָ֤זוּ חָ֥זוּ חָֽזוּ־ חָזִ֗יתָ חָזִ֡יתָ חָזִֽית׃ חָזָ֔ה חָזָ֣ה חָזָ֥ה חָזָ֨ה חֹזֶ֖ה חזה חזו חזו־ חזית חזית׃ חזיתי חזיתיך חזיתם יֶֽחֱזֶ֔ה יֶחֱז֑וּ יֶחֱז֤וּ יֶחֱז֥וּ יֶחֱזֶֽה׃ יֶחֱזָי֑וּן יחזה יחזה׃ יחזו יחזיון לַחֲז֥וֹת לחזות מַהֲתַלּֽוֹת׃ מהתלות׃ תֶּחֱזֶ֣ינָה תֶּחֱזֶ֥ינָה תֶּחֱזוּ֙ תֶחֱזֶ֔ינָה תֶחֱזֶ֣ה תֶחֱזוּ־ תחזה תחזו תחזו־ תחזינה ’ā·ḥaz ’āḥaz ’e·ḥĕ·zeh ’e·ḥĕ·zeh- ’eḥĕzeh ’eḥĕzeh- Achaz ba·ḥă·zō·wṯ bachaZot baḥăzōwṯ chaZah chaZeh chaZit chaZita chaziTem chaZiti chaziTicha Chazu choZeh echeZeh ḥā·zāh ḥă·zêh ḥā·zî·ṯā ḥă·zî·ṯem ḥā·zî·ṯî ḥă·zî·ṯî·ḵā ḥā·zîṯ ḥă·zū ḥā·zū ḥā·zū- ḥāzāh ḥăzêh ḥāzîṯ ḥāzîṯā ḥăzîṯem ḥāzîṯî ḥăzîṯîḵā ḥăzū ḥāzū ḥāzū- ḥō·zeh ḥōzeh la·ḥă·zō·wṯ lachaZot laḥăzōwṯ ma·hă·ṯal·lō·wṯ mahatalLot mahăṯallōwṯ te·ḥĕ·ze·nāh ṯe·ḥĕ·ze·nāh ṯe·ḥĕ·zeh te·ḥĕ·zū ṯe·ḥĕ·zū- techeZeh techeZeinah techeZu ṯeḥĕzeh teḥĕzenāh ṯeḥĕzenāh teḥĕzū ṯeḥĕzū- vachaziTem vaecheZeh vaiyecheZu venechezeh veTachaz wā’eḥĕzeh wā·’e·ḥĕ·zeh wa·ḥă·zî·ṯem waḥăzîṯem way·ye·ḥĕ·zū wayyeḥĕzū wə·ne·ḥĕ·zeh- wə·ṯa·ḥaz wəneḥĕzeh- wəṯaḥaz ye·ḥĕ·zā·yūn ye·ḥĕ·zeh ye·ḥĕ·zū yechezaYun yecheZeh yecheZu yeḥĕzāyūn yeḥĕzeh yeḥĕzū
 
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