the Fourth Week of Lent
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #2420 - חִידָה
1) riddle, difficult question, parable, enigmatic saying or question, perplexing saying or question
1a) riddle (dark obscure utterance)
1b) riddle, enigma (to be guessed)
1c) perplexing questions (difficult)
1d) double dealing (with ‘havin’)
1165) dh (ההד HhD) AC: Unite CO: Unit AB: Unity: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall. The d is a picture of a door. Combined these mean "wall door". A wall separates the inside from the outside. Only through the door can one enter or exit uniting the inside with the outside.
A) dh (ההד HhD) AC: ? CO: Unite AB: ?: Two or more coming together as a unity. The sharp edge of a blade is the coming together of the two to one point.
Nm) dh (ההד HhD) - I. Unit:A singular of a larger group. II. Sharp:The two edges of a sword that meet to form one point. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (19): one, first, together, sharp - Strongs: H2297 (חַד), H2298 (חַד), H2299 (חַד)
B) ddh (ההדד HhDD) AC: Sharp CO: ? AB: ?: The two edges of a sword that meet to form one point.
V) ddh (ההדד HhDD) - Sharp: KJV (6): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) sharpen, fierce - Strongs: H2300 (חָדַד)
dm) dfdh (ההדוד HhDWD) - Sharp: KJV (1): sharp - Strongs: H2303 (חַדּוּד)
C) dha (אההד AHhD) AC: Unite CO: ? AB: Unity: A uniting together. All things are a unity with something else (one man is a unity of body, breath and mind, one family is a unity of father, mother and children, one tree is a unity of trunk, branches and leaves, one forest is a unity of trees) .
V) dha (אההד AHhD) - Unite: KJV (1): (vf: Hitpael) go one way or other - Strongs: H258 (אָחַד)
Nm) dha (אההד AHhD) - Unity: A group united are one of a group. KJV (951): one, first, another, other, any, once, every, certain, an, some - Strongs: H259 (אֶחָד)
H) edh (ההדה HhDH) AC: Join CO: ? AB: ?: A uniting together in joy.
V) edh (ההדה HhDH) - Join: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Piel) rejoice, join, glad - Strongs: H2302 (חָדָה)
J) dfh (ההוד HhWD) AC: ? CO: Riddle AB: ?: The riddle begins by dividing the hearer from the listener by creating the riddle. The riddle ends with the answer uniting the two.
V) dfh (ההוד HhWD) - Propose: To give a riddle. KJV (4): (vf: Paal) put forth - Strongs: H2330 (חוּד)
L) dhi (יההד YHhD) AC: Unite CO: ? AB: Unity: A uniting together. All things are a unity with something else (one man is a unity of body, breath and mind, one family is a unity of father, mother and children, one tree is a unity of trunk, branches and leaves, one forest is a unity of trees) .
V) dhi (יההד YHhD) - Unite: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Piel) unite, join - Strongs: H3161 (יָחַד)
Nm) dhi (יההד YHhD) - Together: KJV (142): together, alike, likewise, withal - Strongs: H3162 (יַחַד)
bm) dihi (יההיד YHhYD) - Unity: A child as the product of a union. The soul as a unity of body, soul and breath. KJV (12): only, darling, desolate, solitary - Strongs: H3173 (יָחִיד)
M) dih (ההיד HhYD) AC: ? CO: Riddle AB: ?: The riddle begins by dividing the hearer from the listener by creating the riddle. The riddle ends with the answer uniting the two.
Nf1) edih (ההידה HhYDH) - Riddle: KJV (17): riddle, dark saying, hard question, dark sentence, proverb, dark speech - Strongs: H2420 (חִידָה)
nf1) ediha (אההידה AHhYDH) - Riddle: [Aramaic only] KJV (1): hard sentence - Strongs: H280 (אֲחִידָה)
- A2149 Qdh (Thorn)
- A2150 Rdh (Surround, Chamber)
- A2151 Sdh (Renew, New moon, New)
- A2255 Dhk (Hide)
- A2700 Sdq (Set apart, Special)
- A2822 Dhs (Bribe)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 riddle = dark, obscure utterance Numbers 12:8 (J E; opposed to מֶּהאֶֿלמֶּֿה and מַרְאֶה); of something put indirectly and needing interpretation; — an allegory ׳חוד ח Ezekiel 17:2 ("" מְשֹׁלמָשָׁל); allegorical and figurative sayings Proverbs 1:6 ("" מְלִיצָה מָשָׁל and בְרֵי חֲכָמִים Di); enigmatic sentences and comparisons, declaring fate of Chaldeans Habakkuk 2:6 (+ מְלִיצָה; "" מָשָׁל), perplexing moral problem Psalm 49:5 (with מָּתַח open, propound; "" מָשָׁל), a lesson taught indirectly Psalm 78:2 (מִנִּי קֶדֶם׳ח, with הִבִּיעַ; "" מָשָׁל).
2 riddle, enigma, to be guessed, in Judges 14:
a. with vb. חוּד Judges 14:12,13,16 propound a riddle.
b. with vb. הִגִּיד tell (give answer to) a riddle Judges 14:14,15,17,19.
c. with vb. מצא find out a riddle Judges 14:18.
3 perplexing questions by which queen of Sheba put Solomon to the test (נִסָּה) 1 Kings 10:1 2 Chronicles 9:1.
4 with הֵבִין skilled in double-dealing Daniel 8:23 (Bev).
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חִידָה f. (from the root חוּד, which see; compare Daniel 5:12), properly, something twisted, involved; whence
(1) subtlety, fraud, Daniel 8:23.
(2) a difficult sentence, an enigma, compare מְלִיצָה. In proposing enigmas, the verb commonly used is חוּד which see; in solving them, הִגִּיד Judges 14:14.
(3) i.q. מָשָׁל a sententious expression, Proverbs 1:6 a parable, Ezekiel 17:2 a song, poem, Psalms 49:5, 78:2 compare Habakkuk 2:6 an oracle, a vision, Numbers 12:8.
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