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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2491 - חָלָל
1) slain, fatally wounded, pierced (noun masculine)
1a) pierced, fatally wounded
2) (CLBL) profaned (adjective)
2a) defiled, profaned (by divorce)
1173) lh (ההל HhL) AC: Bore CO: Hole AB: Pain: A hole is drilled with a tool called a bow drill. The string of the bow is wrapped around the drill. By moving the bow back and forth, and firmly pressing down, the drill spins around drilling the hole. (eng: hole; hollow)
if1) elht (תההלה THhLH) - Begin: The spot to be drilled is first scored to make an indentation to accept the drill and the beginning of the drilling is the most difficult as the drill can easily slip out. KJV (22): beginning, first, begin - Strongs: H8462 (תְּחִלָּה)
V) llh (ההלל HhLL) - I. Pierce: II. Begin:The spot to be drilled is first scored to make an indentation to accept the drill and the beginning of the drilling is the most difficult as the drill can easily slip out. III. Common:To make something common that is meant to be set apart for a special function. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (141): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pual, Piel) begin, profane, pollute, defile, break, wound, eat, slay - Strongs: H2490 (חָלַל)
V) elh (ההלה HhLH) - I. Sick: II. Beseech:To request intervention from a sickness or other trouble. KJV (75): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Hophal, Pual, Piel) sick, beseech, weak, grievous, diseased, wounded, pray, intreat, grief, grieved, sore, pain, infirmity - Strongs: H2470 (חָלָה)
V) lfh (ההול HhWL) - Twist: A twisting in pain or joy. [df: lyx] KJV (62): (vf: Paal, Hophal, Participle) pain, formed, bring forth, tremble, travail, dance, calve, grieve, wound, shake - Strongs: H2342 (חוּל)
Nm) lih (ההיל HhYL) - I. Wall:What is bored through by the enemy to enter a city. II. Army:What bores through the wall. [Hebrew and Aramaic] III. Pain:A spinning or piercing pain. IV. Power:The strength and wealth of a person or army. KJV (267): wall, rampart, host, trench, poor, bulwark, army, pain, pang, sorrow, man of valour, host, force, valiant, strength, wealth, power, substance, might, strong - Strongs: H2426 (חֵל), H2427 (חִילָה), H2428 (חַיִל), H2429 (חַיִל)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
חָלָל masc. adj.
(1) pierced through, hence mortallywounded, Job 24:12; Psalms 69:27; Jeremiah 51:52, and often slain, in battle, Deuteronomy 21:1, Deuteronomy 21:2, Deuteronomy 21:3, Deuteronomy 21:6. חֲלַל חֶרֶב slain with the sword, Numbers 19:16 and figuratively, for the sake of the antithesis, חַלְלֵי רָעָב those slain by hunger, Lamentations 4:9 compare Isaiah 22:2.
(2) profane (see the verb Piel No. 3). Ezekiel 21:30 f. חֲלָלָה (standing in connection with זוֹנָה) profaned, i.e. a harlot, Leviticus 21:7, 14 Leviticus 21:14. As to the active signification of one who pierces through, i.e. a soldier, which some have proposed, see Comment. on Isaiah 22:2.
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19