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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1979 - הֲלִיכָה

Word Origin
from (01978)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) going, doing, travelling company, way

1a) going, walk, marching, doings

1b) travelling company, caravan

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4197 ‑ πορεία (por‑i'‑ah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (6) HCS (6)
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
n-cfp 5
n-cfp 5
n-cfp 5

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1264) kl (לכ LK) AC: Walk CO: Message AB: ?: The pictograph l is a picture of shepherd staff, the k is a picture of the palm of the hand. Combined these mean "staff in the palm". A nomad traveled on foot with a staff in his hand to provide support in walking as well as a weapon to defend against predators or thiefs. (eng: walk - with an added w)

D) kal (לאכ LAK) AC: Walk CO: Messenger AB: ?: One who walks for another.

am) kalm (מלאכ MLAK) - Messenger: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (216): angel, messenger, ambassador - Strongs: H4397 (מַלְאָךְ), H4398 (מַלְאַךְ)

af3) tfkalm (מלאכות MLAKWT) - Message: KJV (1): message - Strongs: H4400 (מַלְאָכוּת)

kf1) ekalm (מלאכה MLAKH) - Work: As a message through action. KJV (167): work, business, workmanship, goods, cattle, stuff, thing - Strongs: H4399 (מְלָאכָה)

F) kle (הלכ HLK) AC: Travel CO: Journey AB: ?

V) kle (הלכ HLK) - Walk: To walk a journey or lifestyle, customs. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: Kwx] KJV (507): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) walk, away, along, go, come - Strongs: H1946 (הוּךְ), H1980 (הָלַךְ), H1981 (הֲלַךְ)

Nm ) kle (הלכ HLK) - I. Travel: II. Custom:A payment for traveling. [Aramaic only] KJV (5): custom, traveler, drop - Strongs: H1982 (הֵלֶךְ), H1983 (הֲלָךְ)

bm) kile (הליכ HLYK) - Step: For walking up an incline. KJV (1): step - Strongs: H1978 (הָלִיךְ)

bf1) ekile (הליכה HLYKH) - Procession: The walk or lifestyle of an individual or company. KJV (7): way, goings, company, walk - Strongs: H1979 (הֲלִיכָה)

am) klem (מהלכ MHLK) - Journey: A place to walk. KJV (5): walk, journey - Strongs: H4108 (מַהְלֵךְ), H4109 (מַהֲלָךְ)

idf1) ekflet (תהלוכה THLWKH) - Walk: KJV (1): go - Strongs: H8418 (תַּהֲלוּכָה)

L) kli (ילכ YLK) AC: Walk CO: ? AB: ?

V) kli (ילכ YLK) - Walk: KJV (1043): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) go, walk, come, depart, away, follow, get, lead, brought, carry, bring - Strongs: H3212 (יָלַךְ)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [הֲלִיכָה] noun feminine a going, way, travelling-company, suffix הֲלִיכָתָם Nahum 2:6 Qr (הלוכתם Kt); elsewhere only plural, construct הֲלִיכוֺת Psalm 68:25, so Proverbs 31:27 Qr (הילכות Kt), הֲלִכוֺת Habakkuk 3:6, הֲלִיכֹת Job 6:19; suffix הֲלִיכוֺתֶיךָ Psalm 68:25; —

1 going, walk,

a. Nahum 2:6 they shall stumble in their going; elsewhere plural goings:

b. Psalm 68:25 (twice in verse) of going, marching, progress of God into the sanctuary (בַּקֹּדֶשׁ; so Hup Pe Che; Ew Hi De in holiness reference either to solemn processions of worshippers (e.g. De) or, perhaps better, to the theophanic progress of God himself (e.g. Che); also

c. of goings = doings צוֺפִיָּהבֵּיתָהּ ׳ה Proverbs 31:27 watching the doings of her household; of God Habakkuk 3:6 הֲלִכוֺת עוֺלָם לוֺ ways of eternity (al of old) are his.

2 travelling-company, caravan הֲלִיכֹת שְׁבָא Job 6:19 ("" אָרְהוֺת תֵּמָא).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

הֲלִיכָה f. only in pl.

(1)  going, progress, Nahum 2:6 specially solemn processions of God, Psal. 68:25.

(2) ways, Habakkuk 3:6, הֲלִיכוֹת עוֹלָם לוֹ “ancient ways are to him,” i.e. God goes in the ways in which he anciently went. Trop. way of acting, Proverbs 31:27, הֲלִיכוֹת בֵּיהָהּ “(she attends to) the ways of her house,” i.e. her domestic concerns.

(3) companies of travellers, Job 6:19. Root הָלַךְ.

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List of Word Forms
בַּהֲלִֽיכָתָ֑ם בהליכתם הֲלִ֘יכ֤וֹת הֲלִיכ֣וֹת הֲלִיכ֥וֹת הֲלִיכֹ֥ת הֲלִיכוֹתֶ֣יךָ הליכות הליכותיך הליכת ba·hă·lî·ḵā·ṯām bahalichaTam bahălîḵāṯām hă·lî·ḵō·w·ṯe·ḵā hă·lî·ḵō·wṯ hă·lî·ḵōṯ haliChot halichoTeicha hălîḵōṯ hălîḵōwṯ hălîḵōwṯeḵā
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