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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02509 - חָלָק

Word Origin
from (02505)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) flattering, smooth

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (5) HCS (9)
Genesis 1
Proverbs 2
Ezekiel 1
Genesis 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Genesis 1
Psalms 3
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
a-ms 4
a-ms 4
a-ms 4

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חָלָק adjective smooth

1 literal אִישׁ חָלָק Genesis 27:11 (J), smooth man (opposed to אישׁ שָׂעִר); הָהָר הֶחָלָק Joshua 11:17; Joshua 12:7 the bald mountain (both D); southern limit of Josephus' conquest, identification dubious; (1) white cliffs 8 miles south of Dead Sea, and (2) Mt. Mâdara southwest from Pass Esther -‚afâ are proposed, see Di.; as substantive חַלְּקֵינַֿחַל Isaiah 57:6 (see I. חֵלֶק,

4) smooth (stones) of a brook-bed (ravine, wady), i.e. thou worshippest common round stones (contempt., see Che Di).

2 figurative of mouth uttering smooth words וְחָלָק מִשֶּׁמֶן חִכָּהּ Proverbs 5:3; compare Proverbs 26:28.

3 as substantive = flattery מִקְסָם חָלָק Ezekiel 12:24 divination of flattery.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָלָק m. adj.

(1)  smooth (opp. to hairy), Genesis 27:11 hence bare, used of a mountain, Joshua 11:17, 12:7 bland, smooth, flattering, of the palate, i.e. the mouth of a harlot, Proverbs 5:3 comp. Proverbs 26:28.

(2) slippery, deceitful. Ezekiel 12:24 compare Ezekiel 13:7.

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List of Word Forms
וְחָלָ֖ק וחלק חָ֝לָ֗ק חָלָ֑ק חָלָֽק׃ חלק חלק׃ chaLak ḥā·lāq ḥālāq vechaLak wə·ḥā·lāq wəḥālāq
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