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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02255 - חֲבַל

Word Origin
corresponding to (02254)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to hurt, destroy

1a) (Pael) to hurt, destroy

1b) (Ithpael) to be destroyed

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1581 ‑ ἐκκόπτω (ek‑kop'‑to);  3075 ‑ λυμαίνω (loo‑mah'ee‑nom‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (6) HCS (6)
Ezra 1
Daniel 5
Ezra 1
Daniel 5
Ezra 1
Daniel 5
v-Mc 1
v-Si3fs 3
v-Mc 1
v-Si3fs 3
v-Mc 1
v-Si3fs 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2141) lbh (ההבל HhBL) AC: Bind CO: Rope AB: ?: To bind something by wrapping it around with a rope. [from: bh- as being enclose]

V) lbh (ההבל HhBL) - I. Bind:To be bound as with ropes. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Pledge:To be bound. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (35): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Pual, Piel) destroy, pledge, band, brought, corrupt, offend, spoil, travail, withhold, hurt - Strongs: H2254 (חָבַל), H2255 (חֲבַל)

Nm) lbh (ההבל HhBL) - I. Cord:Used for binding around. II. Region:As bound with borders. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (63): sorrow, cord, line, coast, portion, region, lot, rope, company, pang, band, country, destruction, pain, snare, tackling, hurt, damage - Strongs: H2256 (חֶבֶל), H2257 (חֲבָל)

cm) lfbh (ההבול HhBWL) - Pledge: As a binding. KJV (4): pledge - Strongs: H2258 (חֲבֹלָה)

df1) elfbh (ההבולה HhBWLH) - Crime: What causes one to become bound in ropes. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): hurt - Strongs: H2248 (חֲבוּלָה)

em) lbih (ההיבל HhYBL) - Mast: What the sail of a ship is attached to using ropes. KJV (1): mast - Strongs: H2260 (חִבֵּל)

gm) lbfh (ההובל HhWBL) - Sailor: One who uses ropes on a ship. KJV (5): pilot - Strongs: H2259 (חֹבֵל)

idf1) elfbht (תההבולה THhBWLH) - Council: As surrounding one with advice. KJV (6): counsel, advice - Strongs: H8458 (תַּחְבּוּלָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [חֲבַל] verb Pa`el destroy, hurt (see Biblical Hebrew II. חבל); — Perfect 3 masculine plural suffix חַבְּלוּנִי Daniel 6:23 (of lions); Imperative masculine plural suffix חַבְּלוּהִי Daniel 4:20 (suffix of tree); Infinitive לְחַבָּלָה Ezra 6:12 (accusative of temple).

Hithpa. be destroyed: Imperfect 3 feminine singular תִּתְחַבַּל Daniel 2:44; Daniel 6:27; Daniel 7:14 (בַּ֑ל-; all of kingdom of God).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֲבַל Ch. Pael

(1)  to hurt, Daniel 6:23.

(2) to spoil, to destroy, Daniel 4:20; Ezra 6:12.

Ithpael, to perish, to be destroyed, spoken of a kingdom, Daniel 2:44, 6:27 7:14.

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List of Word Forms
וְחַבְּל֗וּהִי וחבלוהי חַבְּל֑וּנִי חבלוני לְחַבָּלָ֛ה לחבלה תִתְחַבַּ֔ל תִתְחַבַּֽל׃ תתחבל תתחבל׃ chabbeLuni ḥab·bə·lū·nî ḥabbəlūnî lə·ḥab·bā·lāh lechabbaLah ləḥabbālāh ṯiṯ·ḥab·bal titchabBal ṯiṯḥabbal vechabbeLuhi wə·ḥab·bə·lū·hî wəḥabbəlūhî
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