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Strong's #2814 - חָשָׁה

Transliteration
châshâh
Phonetics
khaw-shaw'
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
verb
TWOT
768
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to be silent, quiet, still, inactive

1a) (Qal) to be silent, be still

1b) (Hiphil)

1b1) to be silent, exhibit silence

1b2) to show inactivity, be inactive

1b3) to make silent, make quiet, cause to be still

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4704 ‑ σπουδάζω (spoo‑dad'‑zo);  2270 ‑ ἡσυχάζω (hay‑soo‑khad'‑zo);  4601 ‑ σιγάω (see‑gah'‑o);  4623 ‑ σιωπάω (see‑o‑pah'‑o);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (16)
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 3
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
NAS (26)
Judges 2
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 4
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 12
HCS (15)
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 3
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
BSB (15)
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 3
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
ESV (16)
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 3
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
WEB (16)
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 3
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1182) sh (ההסה HhSh) AC: Bind CO: ? AB: ?: Something that is bound. (eng: hush)

H) esh (ההסהה HhShH) AC: ? CO: Silence AB: ?: A mouth that is bound.

V) esh (ההסהה HhShH) - Silence: KJV (16): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) hold, still, silence, silent - Strongs: H2814 (חָשָׁה)

J) sfh (ההוסה HhWSh) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

mm ) nsfh (ההוסהנ HhWShN) - Breastplate: As bound to the chest. KJV (25): breastplate - Strongs: H2833 (חשֶׁן)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [חָשָׁה] verb be silent, inactive, still (chiefly in poetry and late) (Late Hebrew id., Aramaic in derivatives) —

Qal Imperfect 2 masculine singular תֶּחֱשֶׁה Psalm 28:1; Isaiah 64:11; אֶחֱשֶׁה Isaiah 62:1; Isaiah 65:6; יֶחֱשׁוּ Isaiah 62:6; וַיֶּחֱשׁוּ Psalm 107:29; — be silent Ecclesiastes 3:7 (opposed to לְדַבֵּר); Isaiah 62:1,6 (= neglect to speak); of ׳י i.e. be unresponsive Psalm 28:1 ("" חרשׁ); Isaiah 64:11 ("" הִתְאַמַּק); but Isaiah 65:6 of ׳י's keeping silence at iniquity, i.e. overlooking it (compare Isaiah 57:11 Hiph`il); of waves, be still Psalm 107:29 (subject גַּלֵּיהֶם).

Hiph`il Perfect הֶחֱשֵׁיתִי Psalm 39:3; Isaiah 42:14; Imperative הֶחֱשׁוּ 2 Kings 2:3,5; Participle מַחְשֶׁה Isaiah 57:11; plural מַחְשִׁים Judges 18:9 3t.; —

1 exhibit silence, be silent 2 Kings 2:3,5; 2 Kings 7:9; Psalm 39:3 (followed by מִטּוֺב, "" נֶאֱלַמְתִּי), figurative Isaiah 42:14 ("" אחרישׁ); of ׳י's being silent at iniquity Isaiah 57:11 (i.e. overlooking it, compare Qal Isaiah 65:5), possibly also is be silent, opposed to rescue, Ges Che Di Du.

2 shew inactivity Judges 18:9, מִקַּחַת׳הח 1 Kings 22:3 Gilead is ours, and we shew inactivity so as not to take it.

3 causat. make still, quiet, followed by לְ, of direct object Nehemiah 8:11 (v:b הַסּוּ q. v.)

חֻשִׁים, חֻשָם 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

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.

Hiphil הֶחֱשָׁה

(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.


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List of Word Forms
אֶחֱשֶׁ֔ה אֶחֱשֶׂה֙ אחשה הֶחֱשֵׁ֙יתִי֙ הֶחֱשֵׁ֣יתִי הֶחֱשֽׁוּ׃ החשו׃ החשיתי וַ֝יֶּחֱשׁ֗וּ ויחשו יֶחֱשׁ֑וּ יחשו לַחֲשׁ֖וֹת לחשות מַחְשִׁ֔ים מַחְשִׁ֗ים מַחְשִׁ֤ים מַחְשֶׁה֙ מחשה מחשים תֶּחֱשֶׁ֥ה תחשה ’e·ḥĕ·śeh ’e·ḥĕ·šeh ’eḥĕśeh ’eḥĕšeh echeSeh echeSheh he·ḥĕ·šê·ṯî he·ḥĕ·šū hecheSheiti hecheShu heḥĕšêṯî heḥĕšū la·ḥă·šō·wṯ lachaShot laḥăšōwṯ machSheh machShim maḥ·šeh maḥ·šîm maḥšeh maḥšîm te·ḥĕ·šeh techeSheh teḥĕšeh vaiyecheShu way·ye·ḥĕ·šū wayyeḥĕšū ye·ḥĕ·šū yecheShu yeḥĕšū
 
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