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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02284 - חָגָב

Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) locust, grasshopper

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 200 ‑ ἀκρίς (ak‑rece');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (5) HCS (5)
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 1
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 1
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 1
n-cmp 2
n-cms 3
n-cmp 2
n-cms 3
n-cmp 2
n-cms 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2146) bch (ההגב HhGB) AC: ? CO: Locust AB: ?: [from: bc]

Nm ) bch (ההגב HhGB) - Locust: KJV (5): grasshopper, locust - Strongs: H2284 (חָגָב)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. חָגָב noun masculine Ecclesiastes 12:5 locust, grasshopper (Late Hebrew id.; compare ᵑ7), probably a non-flying species, see Kn in Di Leviticus 11:22; הֶחָגָב allowed as food Leviticus 11:22 (P; "" אַרְבֶּה, סָלְעָם, חַרְגֹּל), כַּחֲגָבִיס Numbers 13:33 (J E; simile of insignificance), so Isaiah 40:22; as agent of Yahweh's wrath חָגָב לֶאֱכוֺל חארץ 2 Chronicles 7:13; וְיִסְתַּבֵּלהֶחָגָב Ecclesiastes 12:5 and the grasshopper shall be a burden; better shall drag itself along, De Hi Now RVm; De thinks ׳ח here figurative of the back part of the pelvic cavity (Arabic is point of hip-bone, Bo, compare Lane), and refers to stiffness of aged joints, so Now; but the meaning is dubious; see other views of Comm.

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List of Word Forms
הֶֽחָגָ֔ב הֶחָגָ֖ב החגב חָגָ֖ב חגב כַּֽחֲגָבִ֔ים כַּחֲגָבִ֑ים כחגבים chaGav ḥā·ḡāḇ ḥāḡāḇ he·ḥā·ḡāḇ hechaGav heḥāḡāḇ ka·ḥă·ḡā·ḇîm kachagaVim kaḥăḡāḇîm

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