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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2581 - חֵן

Transliteration
chên
Phonetics
khane
Origin
the same as (H2580)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Hen = “favour”

1) a contemporary of Zerubbabel

Frequency Lists  
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  2. Word
KJV (1)
Zechariah
1
NAS (1)
Zechariah
1
HCS (1)
Zechariah
1
BSB (1)
Zechariah
1
ESV (1)
Zechariah
1
WEB (1)
Zechariah
1
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֵן with suff. חִנִּי m. (from the root חָנַן).

(1) grace, favour, good-will.

(a) פְלֹנִי מָצָא חֵן בְּעֵינֵי to find favour in the eyes of some one, to be acceptable to him, Genesis 6:8, 19:19 32:6 33:8, אִם־נָא מָצָאתִי חֵן בְּעֵינֶיךָ “if now thou art favourable to me,” Genesis 30:27, 47:29 50:4. In the same sense נָשָׂא חֵן וגו׳ Esther 2:15, 17.

(b) נָתַן חֵן פּ׳ בְּעֵינֵי to give some one favour with somebody. Exodus 3:21, וְנָתַתִּי אֶת־חֵן הָעָם הַזֶּה בְּעֵינֵי מִצְרַיִם “and I will give this people favour with the Egyptians.” Exodus 11:3, 12:36 Genesis 39:21; Ecclesiastes 9:11.

(2) grace, i.q. gracefulness, beauty, Proverbs 22:11, 31:30. Proverbs 5:19, יַעֲלַת חֵן “the beautiful wild roe.” Psalms 45:3 [?]; Ecclesiastes 10:12. אֶבֶן חֵן “a beautiful (i.e. a precious) stone,” Proverbs 17:8.

(3) supplication, prayer, Zechariah 12:10. See the verb in Hithpael.

(4) [Hen], pr.n. m. Zechariah 6:14 but comp. ver. 10 Zechariah 6:10.

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List of Word Forms
וּלְחֵ֖ן ולחן ū·lə·ḥên uleChen ūləḥên
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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