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Entry for Strong's #02620 - חָסָה

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Qal) to seek refuge, flee for protection

1a) to put trust in (God), confide or hope in (God) (figuratively)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3982 ‑ πείθω (pi'‑tho);  472 ‑ ἀντέχω (an‑tekh'‑om‑ahee);  1679 ‑ ἐλπίζω (el‑pid'‑zo);  2125 ‑ εὐλαβέομαι (yoo‑lab‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  4982 ‑ σῴζω (sode'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (37) NAS (37) HCS (37)
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
Ruth 1
2 Samuel 2
Psalms 24
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 3
Nahum 1
Zephaniah 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
Ruth 1
2 Samuel 2
Psalms 24
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 3
Nahum 1
Zephaniah 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
Ruth 1
2 Samuel 2
Psalms 25
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 3
Nahum 1
Zephaniah 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1176) xh (ההס HhS) AC: Support CO: Refuge AB: ?: A place of support and trust. (eng: house - as the place of refuge)

A) xh (ההס HhS) AC: ? CO: Refuge AB: ?

Nf3 ) tfxh (ההסות HhSWT) - Refuge: KJV (1): trust - Strongs: H2622 (חָסוּת)

H) exh (ההסה HhSH) AC: ? CO: Refuge AB: ?

V) exh (ההסה HhSH) - Refuge: To take refuge or place ones trust in one or thing of support. KJV (37): (vf: Paal) trust, refuge, hope - Strongs: H2620 (חָסָה)

am) exhm (מההסה MHhSH) - Refuge: Refuge, shelter, hope, trust. KJV (20): refuge, shelter, hope, trust - Strongs: H4268 (מַחֲסֶה)

J) xfh (ההוס HhWS) AC: ? CO: Spare AB: ?: One who has been given refuge.

V) xfh (ההוס HhWS) - Spare: To give refuge to another. KJV (24): (vf: Paal) spare, pity, regard - Strongs: H2347 (חוּס)

L) xhi (יההס YHhS) AC: ? CO: Lineage AB: ?: One is supported by his family line.

V) xhi (יההס YHhS) - Lineage: Ones history within the family. [df: Vxy] KJV (20): (vf: Hitpael) genealogy - Strongs: H3187 (יָחַשׂ)

Nm ) xhi (יההס YHhS) - Lineage: Ones history within the family. [df: Vxy] KJV (1): genealogy - Strongs: H3188 (יַחַשׂ)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חָסָה verb (mostly in poetry and figurative) seek refuge (Arabic III. is set aside; see go aside, apart; shelter, protection; but ? = ס) —

Qal Perfect ׳ח Psalm 64:11; 3 feminine singular חָסָ֫יָה Psalm 57:2, חָסִ֫יתִי Psalm 7:2 7t.; plural חָסוּ Psalm 37:40; Zephaniah 3:12, חָסָ֫יוּ Deuteronomy 32:37; Imperfect יֶחְסֶּה Psalm 34:9, תֶחְסֶּה Psalm 91:4, אֶחְסֶּה Psalm 57:2 (see Baer Psalm 34:9), אֶחֱסֶה Psalm 18:3 2t.; plural יֶחֱסוּ Isaiah 14:32, יֶחֱסָיוּן Psalm 36:8; Imperative חֲסוּ Judges 9:15; Infinitive חֲסוֺת Psalm 118:8 3t.; participle חוֺסֶה Isaiah 57:13, חֹסֶה Proverbs 14:32, חוֺסִים Psalm 17:7 3t.; חֹסְים Proverbs 30:5; 2 Samuel 22:31 (see Baer Proverbs 30:5), חוֺסֵי Psalm 2:12; Psalm 5:12, חֹסֵי Nahum 1:7; — seek refuge, with בְּצֵל ׃בְּ in the shadow of a tree Judges 9:15, בְּצֵל מצרים Isaiah 30:2; בָּהּ Isaiah 14:32 in Zion, in gods Deuteronomy 32:37 (poem), elsewhere in God 2 Samuel 22:3 = Psalm 18:3; Nahum 1:7; Psalm 2:12; Psalm 5:12; Psalm 7:2; Psalm 11:1; Psalm 16:1; Psalm 25:20; Psalm 31:2; Psalm 31:20; Psalm 34:9; Psalm 34:23; Psalm 37:40; Psalm 57:2; Psalm 64:11; Psalm 71:1; Psalm 118:8; Psalm 118:9; Psalm 141:8; Psalm 144:2, Isaiah 57:13; מגן הוא ל(כל ה)חוסים בו a shield is he to ( all) who seek refuge in him 2 Samuel 22:31 = Psalm 18:31; Proverbs 30:5; ׳בְּ is probably to be supplied in thought at least: מושׁיע חוסים Psalm 17:7 saviour of those seeking refuge (in thee); חסה במותו צדיק Proverbs 14:32 a righteous man in his death seeketh refuge (in Yahweh), ׳בשׁם י Zephaniah 3:12, בצל כנפיךָ in the shadow of thy wings Psalm 36:8; Psalm 57:2; בסתר כנפיךָ Psalm 61:5, תחת כנפיו under his wings Psalm 91:4 = Ruth 2:12.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָסָה [fut. יֶחֱסֶה and יֶחְסֶה] properly to flee (see the root חוּשׁ ), specially to take refuge, to flee some where for refuge, followed by בְּ of the place, as בְּצֵל פּ׳ under the shadow (protection) of some one, Judges 9:15; Isaiah 30:2 בְּצֵל כַּנְפֵי יְיָ under the shadow of the wings of God, Psalms 57:2, 61:5 hence to trust in some one, especially in God, followed by בְּ, Psalms 2:12, 5:12 7:2 25:20 31:2 37:40, etc. Absol. Psal. 17:7. Proverbs 14:32, חֹסֶה בְמוֹתוֹ צַדִּיק “the righteous confides (in God) in his death,” i.e. when dying, or as about to die.

Derivatives, חָסוּת, מַחֲסֶה, מַחֲסֵיָה, and

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List of Word Forms
אֶֽחֱסֶ֨ה אֶֽחֱסֶה־ אֶחְסֶ֑ה אֶחֱסֶה־ אחסה אחסה־ הַחֹסִ֥ים הַחֹסִ֬ים החסים וְהַחוֹסֶ֥ה וְחָ֣סָה וְחָס֖וּ וְחֹסֶ֖ה וְלַחְס֖וֹת והחוסה וחסה וחסו ולחסות ח֥וֹסֵי ח֪וֹסֵי חֲס֣וּ חָ֝סִ֗יתִי חָ֥סוּ חָ֭סִיתִי חָסִ֑יתִי חָסִ֗יתִי חָסִ֥יתִי חָסָ֥יוּ חָסָ֪יָה חֹ֥סֵי חוֹסִ֑ים חוסי חוסים חסו חסי חסיה חסיו חסיתי יֶחֱס֖וּ יֶחֱסֶה־ יֶחֱסָיֽוּן׃ יחסה־ יחסו יחסיון׃ לַֽחֹסִ֥ים לַחֲס֥וֹת לַחֹסִ֣ים לחסות לחסים תֶּחְסֶ֑ה תחסה ’e·ḥĕ·seh ’e·ḥĕ·seh- ’eḥ·seh ’eḥĕseh ’eḥĕseh- ’eḥseh chaSayah chaSayu chaSiti chaSu Chosei choSim echeseh echSeh ha·ḥō·sîm ḥā·sā·yāh ḥā·sā·yū ḥā·sî·ṯî ḥă·sū ḥā·sū hachoSim haḥōsîm ḥāsāyāh ḥāsāyū ḥāsîṯî ḥăsū ḥāsū ḥō·sê ḥō·w·sê ḥō·w·sîm ḥōsê ḥōwsê ḥōwsîm la·ḥă·sō·wṯ la·ḥō·sîm lachaSot lachoSim laḥăsōwṯ laḥōsîm techSeh teḥ·seh teḥseh veChasah vechaSu vechoSeh vehachoSeh velachSot wə·ha·ḥō·w·seh wə·ḥā·sāh wə·ḥā·sū wə·ḥō·seh wə·laḥ·sō·wṯ wəhaḥōwseh wəḥāsāh wəḥāsū wəḥōseh wəlaḥsōwṯ ye·ḥĕ·sā·yūn ye·ḥĕ·seh- ye·ḥĕ·sū yechesaYun yecheseh yecheSu yeḥĕsāyūn yeḥĕseh- yeḥĕsū
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