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Strong's #2451 - חָכְמָה

Transliteration
chokmâh
Phonetics
khok-maw'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H2449)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
TWOT
647a
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חָכְמָה
Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) wisdom

1a) skill (in war)

1b) wisdom (in administration)

1c) shrewdness, wisdom

1d) wisdom, prudence (in religious affairs)

1e) wisdom (ethical and religious)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2222 ‑ ζωή (dzo‑ay');  4678 ‑ σοφία (sof‑ee'‑ah);  4907 ‑ σύνεσις (soon'‑es‑is);  5078 ‑ τέχνη (tekh'‑nay);  5428 ‑ φρόνησις (fron'‑ay‑sis);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (149)
Exodus 8
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 17
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 9
Job 18
Psalms 6
Proverbs 39
Ecclesiastes 28
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 6
Ezekiel 5
Daniel 3
NAS (152)
Exodus 7
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 17
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 9
Job 18
Psalms 7
Proverbs 42
Ecclesiastes 28
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 6
Ezekiel 5
Daniel 3
CSB (149)
Exodus 8
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 17
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 9
Job 18
Psalms 6
Proverbs 39
Ecclesiastes 28
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 6
Ezekiel 5
Daniel 3
BSB (149)
Exodus 8
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 17
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 9
Job 18
Psalms 6
Proverbs 39
Ecclesiastes 28
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 6
Ezekiel 5
Daniel 3
ESV (134)
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 17
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 9
Job 17
Psalms 7
Proverbs 39
Ecclesiastes 22
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 6
Ezekiel 5
Daniel 3
WEB (155)
Exodus 8
Deuteronomy 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 17
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 9
Job 19
Psalms 6
Proverbs 42
Ecclesiastes 27
Isaiah 7
Jeremiah 7
Ezekiel 5
Daniel 3
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2159) mkh (ההכמ HhKM) AC: Wise CO: ? AB: Wisdom

V) mkh (ההכמ HhKM) - Wise: To be wise. KJV (27): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) wise, wisdom, exceed - Strongs: H2449 (חָכַם)

Nm) mkh (ההכמ HhKM) - Wise: Also a wise man. KJV (137): wise, wiseman, cunning, subtil, unwise, wiser - Strongs: H2450 (חָכָם)

Nf1) emkh (ההכמה HhKMH) - Wisdom: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (157): wisdom, wisely, skilful, wits - Strongs: H2451 (חָכְמָה), H2452 (חָכְמָה)

Nf3) tfmkh (ההכמות HhKMWT) - Wisdom: KJV (5): wisdom, wise - Strongs: H2454 (חַכְמוֹת)

bm) mikh (ההכימ HhKYM) - Wise: KJV (14): wise - Strongs: H2445 (חַכִּים)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חָכְמה noun feminine wisdom, ׳ח Exodus 28:3 106t.; construct חָכְמַת Exodus 35:35 15t.; suffix חָכְמָתִי Ecclesiastes 2:9, etc. + 25t. suffix; plural abstract emphatic חָכְמוֺת Psalm 49:4; Proverbs 1:20; Proverbs 9:1; Proverbs 24:7; חַכְמוֺת Proverbs 14:1 (in correctly pointed as adjective construct f.; read חָכְמוֺת De); —

1 skill in war Isaiah 10:13; in technical work Exodus 28:3; Exodus 31:3,6; Exodus 35:26,31,35; Exodus 36:1,2(P), compare 1 Kings 7:14; 1 Chronicles 28:21; of sailors Psalm 107:27.

2 wisdom, in administration Deuteronomy 34:9; Isaiah 29:14; Jeremiah 49:7 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 14:20; of prince of Tyre Ezekiel 28:4,5,7,12; Ezekiel 29:12,17; Solomon's wisdom included this with other forms of cleverness and shrewdness 1 Kings 2:6; 1 Kings 3:28; 1 Kings 5:9; 1 Kings 5:10; 1 Kings 5:14 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 5:26; 1 Kings 10:4,6,7,8,23,24 2 Chronicles 9:3; 9:5; 9:6; 9:7; 9:22; 9:23, 1 Kings 11:41; 2 Chronicles 1:10; 1:11; 1:12; the Messiah is to have רוּחַ חָכְמָה וּבִינָה Isaiah 11:2.

3 shrewdness, wisdom, 2 Samuel 20:22; 1 Kings 5:10 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 9:22; withheld by God from the ostrich Job 39:17; of magicians and prophets Isaiah 47:10; Daniel 1:4,17,20.

4 Wisdom of Solomon , prudence in religious affairs Deuteronomy 4:6; Psalm 37:30; Psalm 51:8; Psalm 90:12; Proverbs 10:31; Isaiah 33:6; Jeremiah 8:9

5 wisdom, ethical and religious:

a. of God, as a divine attribute or energy; his wisdom is in the skies Job 38:36; by it he numbers the clouds Job 38:37; founded the earth Proverbs 3:19; and made all things Jeremiah 10:12 = Jeremiah 51:15, Psalm 104:24; it is with him Job 12:13; not to be found by the most persevering human search Job 28:12,20; he alone knows it Job 28:23; gives it Proverbs 2:6; and shows its secrets Job 11:6.

b. the divine wisdom is personified: she was begotten before all things to be the architect and counsellor of God in the creation ( Proverbs 8:22-31); she builds a palace and spreads a feast for those who will receive her instruction Proverbs 9:1 (compare Proverbs 9:2-5); she teaches in public Proverbs 1:20; Proverbs 8:1,5,11,12 (see context); gives her pupils the divine spirit Proverbs 1:23; by her discipline simple become wise, rulers rule wisely, and those seeking her are richly rewarded Proverbs 8:14 (compare Proverbs 8:1-21).

c. of man: to get wisdom is principal thing Proverbs 4:7 (twice in verse); its fundamental principle is to fear God Psalm 111:10; Proverbs 15:33; Job 28:18 ("" סוּר מֵרַע בִּינָה); and know ׳י, the All Holy Proverbs 9:10; Proverbs 30:3; it is of inestimable worth Job 28:18; Proverbs 8:11; Proverbs 16:16; Proverbs 17:16; Proverbs 23:23; Proverbs 24:7; beyond the reach of scorners Proverbs 14:6; God giveth it to the good Ecclesiastes 2:26; men are to incline the ear Proverbs 2:2; attend unto wisdom Proverbs 5:1; seek Ecclesiastes 7:25; know Proverbs 24:14; Ecclesiastes 1:17; Ecclesiastes 8:16; behold Ecclesiastes 2:12; Ecclesiastes 9:13; get her Proverbs 4:5,7; treat her as sister Proverbs 7:4; happy the man who finds her Proverbs 3:13; he who has wisdom is אִישׁ תְּבוּנָה Proverbs 10:23; נָבוֺן Proverbs 10:13; Proverbs 14:33; מֵבִין Proverbs 17:24; compare also Psalm 49:4; Job 4:21; Job 12:2,12; Job 13:5; Job 15:8; Job 26:3; Job 32:7,13; Job 33:33; Proverbs 1:2,7; Proverbs 2:10; Proverbs 4:11; Proverbs 11:2; Proverbs 13:10; Proverbs 14:1,8; Proverbs 18:4; Proverbs 21:30; Proverbs 24:3; Proverbs 28:26; Proverbs 29:3,15; Proverbs 31:26; Ecclesiastes 1:13,16 (twice in verse); Ecclesiastes 1:18; Ecclesiastes 2:3,9,13,21; Ecclesiastes 7:10,11,12,19,23; Ecclesiastes 8:1; Ecclesiastes 9:10,15,16 (twice in verse); Ecclesiastes 9:18; Ecclesiastes 10:1,10 — on solomon's wisdom see above


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָכְמָה f.

(1)  skill of an artificer, dexterity, Exodus 28:3, 31:6 36:1, Exodus 36:2.

(2) wisdom, see more as to the idea which this comprises, under the word חָכָם No. 2, Job 11:6, 12:2, 12 Job 12:12, 15:8 26:3 28:18. It comprehends various learning, Daniel 1:17 piety towards God (Job 28:28); it is ascribed to a ruler, Deuteronomy 34:9 to a king [Messiah], Isaiah 11:2 in a greater and more eminent sense to God, Job 12:13, 28:12, seq.

חָכְמָה Ch. id. Daniel 2:20.


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List of Word Forms
בְּ֝חָכְמָ֗ה בְּ֭חָכְמָה בְּחָכְמָ֑ה בְּחָכְמָ֛ה בְּחָכְמָ֣ה בְּחָכְמָ֥ה בְּחָכְמָֽתְךָ֙ בְּחָכְמָת֑וֹ בְּחָכְמָת֔וֹ בְּחָכְמָתָ֗הּ בְחָכְמָ֑ה בְחָכְמָֽה׃ בַּֽחָכְמָ֔ה בַּֽחָכְמָה֙ בַֽחָכְמָ֑ה בחכמה בחכמה׃ בחכמתה בחכמתו בחכמתך הַֽחָכְמָ֖ה הַֽחָכְמָ֥ה הַחָכְמָ֤ה החכמה וְ֝חָכְמָ֗ה וְֽ֭הַחָכְמָה וְחָכְמַ֤ת וְחָכְמַֽת־ וְחָכְמָ֑ה וְחָכְמָ֔ה וְחָכְמָֽה׃ וְחָכְמָת֑וֹ וּבְחָכְמָתִ֖י וּלְחָכְמָֽה׃ ובחכמתי והחכמה וחכמה וחכמה׃ וחכמת וחכמת־ וחכמתו ולחכמה׃ חָ֝כְמָ֗ה חָ֝כְמָתָ֗ם חָ֭כְמָה חָכְמַ֣ת חָכְמַ֤ת חָכְמַ֥ת חָכְמַ֧ת חָכְמַתְכֶם֙ חָכְמַת־ חָכְמָ֑ה חָכְמָ֔ה חָכְמָ֖ה חָכְמָ֗ה חָכְמָ֣ה חָכְמָ֤ה חָכְמָ֥ה חָכְמָ֧ה חָכְמָ֨ה ׀ חָכְמָֽה׃ חָכְמָה֙ חָכְמָה֮ חָכְמָת֔וֹ חָכְמָתְךָ֖ חָכְמָתְךָ֛ חָכְמָתִ֖י חָכְמָתֵ֥ךְ חָכְמָתֶ֑ךָ חָכְמָתֶ֔ךָ חָכְמָתֶֽךָ׃ חָכְמָתָֽם׃ חָכְמָתֽוֹ׃ חכמה חכמה׃ חכמת חכמת־ חכמתו חכמתו׃ חכמתי חכמתך חכמתך׃ חכמתכם חכמתם חכמתם׃ כְּחָכְמַת֙ כְּחָכְמָתֶ֑ךָ כחכמת כחכמתך לְחָכְמָֽה׃ לְחָכְמָתִ֣י לַֽ֭חָכְמָה לַֽחָכְמָ֖ה לַֽחָכְמָ֣ה לחכמה לחכמה׃ לחכמתי מֵֽחָכְמַ֖ת מֵחָכְמָ֖ה מֵחָכְמָ֥ה מחכמה מחכמת ba·ḥā·ḵə·māh ḇa·ḥā·ḵə·māh bachacheMah baḥāḵəmāh ḇaḥāḵəmāh bə·ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯāh bə·ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯə·ḵā bə·ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯōw bə·ḥā·ḵə·māh ḇə·ḥā·ḵə·māh bechacheMah bechachemaTah bechachemateCha bechachemaTo bəḥāḵəmāh ḇəḥāḵəmāh bəḥāḵəmāṯāh bəḥāḵəmāṯəḵā bəḥāḵəmāṯōw chachemat chachemaTam chachematChem chachemaTech chachemaTecha chachemaTi chachemaTo chochmah ha·ḥā·ḵə·māh ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯām ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯe·ḵā ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯə·ḵā ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯêḵ ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯî ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯōw ḥā·ḵə·maṯ ḥā·ḵə·maṯ- ḥā·ḵə·maṯ·ḵem hachacheMah haḥāḵəmāh ḥāḵ·māh ḥāḵəmaṯ ḥāḵəmaṯ- ḥāḵəmāṯām ḥāḵəmāṯêḵ ḥāḵəmāṯeḵā ḥāḵəmāṯəḵā ḥāḵəmāṯî ḥāḵəmaṯḵem ḥāḵəmāṯōw ḥāḵmāh kə·ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯe·ḵā kə·ḥā·ḵə·maṯ kechacheMat kechachemaTecha kəḥāḵəmaṯ kəḥāḵəmāṯeḵā la·ḥā·ḵə·māh lachacheMah laḥāḵəmāh lə·ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯî lə·ḥā·ḵə·māh lechacheMah lechachemaTi ləḥāḵəmāh ləḥāḵəmāṯî mê·ḥā·ḵə·māh mê·ḥā·ḵə·maṯ mechacheMah mechacheMat mêḥāḵəmāh mêḥāḵəmaṯ ū·ḇə·ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯî ū·lə·ḥā·ḵə·māh ūḇəḥāḵəmāṯî ulechacheMah ūləḥāḵəmāh uvechachemaTi vachacheMah vechacheMah vechacheMat vechachemaTo Vehachachemah wə·ha·ḥā·ḵə·māh wə·ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯōw wə·ḥā·ḵə·māh wə·ḥā·ḵə·maṯ wə·ḥā·ḵə·maṯ- wəhaḥāḵəmāh wəḥāḵəmāh wəḥāḵəmaṯ wəḥāḵəmaṯ- wəḥāḵəmāṯōw
 
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