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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2614 - חָנַק

Transliteration
chânaq
Phonetics
khaw-nak'
Origin
a primitive root [compare (H2596)]
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
697
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to strangle, strangle oneself

1a) (Niphal) to strangle oneself

1b) (Piel) to strangle

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 519 ‑ ἀπάγχω (ap‑ang'‑khom‑ahee);  638 ‑ ἀποπνίγω (ap‑op‑nee'‑go);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (2)
2 Samuel
1
Nahum
1
NAS (2)
2 Samuel
1
Nahum
1
HCS (2)
2 Samuel
1
Nahum
1
BSB (2)
2 Samuel
1
Nahum
1
ESV (1)
1
WEB (2)
2 Samuel
1
Nahum
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2180) qnh (ההנק HhNQ) AC: Strangle CO: ? AB: ?

V) qnh (ההנק HhNQ) - Strangle: To strangle by hanging or gripping the neck. KJV (2): (vf: Niphal, Piel) hang, strangle - Strongs: H2614 (חָנַק)

am) qnhm (מההנק MHhNQ) - Strangling: KJV (1): strangling - Strongs: H4267 (מַחֲנַק)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2022
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָנַק unused in Kal; properly to be narrow, enge fehn, of the same stock as אָנַק, חָנַךְ, עָנַק (עוּק), and in the western languages, ἄγχω, ἀνάγκη, ango, angustus, enge (Zange, Zwang). Hence

Piel, to strangle, ἄγχω (mürgen), πνίγω, used of a lion, Nahum 2:13. (Arab. خنق, Eth. ኀነቀ፡ Syr. ܚܢܰܩ id.).

Niphal, to hang, or strangle oneself, 2 Samuel 17:23. Hence מַחֲנָק.

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List of Word Forms
וַיֵּחָנַ֑ק וּמְחַנֵּ֖ק ויחנק ומחנק ū·mə·ḥan·nêq umechanNek ūməḥannêq vaiyechaNak way·yê·ḥā·naq wayyêḥānaq
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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