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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2814 - חָשָׁה
1) to be silent, quiet, still, inactive
1a) (Qal) to be silent, be still
1b1) to be silent, exhibit silence
1b2) to show inactivity, be inactive
1b3) to make silent, make quiet, cause to be still
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
חָשָׁה fut. יֶחֱשֶׁה
(1) to keep silence, to be still, (an onomatop. root; comp. under הָסָה). Ecclesiastes 3:7; Psalms 107:29.
(2) to be still, quiet, to rest, often used of God refusing the looked for aid, Isaiah 62:1, Isaiah 62:6, 64:11 65:6. Followed by מִן to turn oneself silently away from any one, Psalms 28:1. Compare חָרַשׁ No. 4.
(1) trans, to make still, to quiet, Nehemiah 8:11.
(2) intrans. to be silent, like Kal, (properly, to act silently, compare הֶחֱרֵישׁ, הִשְׁקִיט), Judges 18:9; 2 Kings 2:3, 2 Kings 2:5, 7:9 Psalms 39:3.
(3) to be quiet, i.q. Kal No. 2, Isaiah 57:11; 1 Kings 22:3. As to the form וַתַּחַשׁ [from חוּשׁ] Job 31:5, see Analyt. Ind.
the Week of Proper 6 / Ordinary 11