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Entry for Strong's #2342 - חוּל

Transliteration
chûl, chı̂yl
Phonetics
khool, kheel  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
623
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to twist, whirl, dance, writhe, fear, tremble, travail, be in anguish, be pained

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to dance

1a2) to twist, writhe

1a3) to whirl, whirl about

1b) (Polel)

1b1) to dance

1b2) to writhe (in travail with), bear, bring forth

1b3) to wait anxiously

1c) (Pulal)

1c1) to be made to writhe, be made to bear

1c2) to be brought forth

1d) (Hophal) to be born

1e) (Hithpolel)

1e1) whirling (participle)

1e2) writhing, suffering torture (participle)

1e3) to wait longingly

1f) (Hithpalpel) to be distressed

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2125 ‑ εὐλαβέομαι (yoo‑lab‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  2983 ‑ λαμβάνω (lam‑ban'‑o);  3600 ‑ ὀδυνάω (od‑oo‑nah'‑o);  4937 ‑ συντρίβω (soon‑tree'‑bo);  5399 ‑ φοβέω (fob‑eh'‑o);  5015 ‑ ταράσσω (tar‑as'‑so);  5604 ‑ ὠδίν (o‑deen');  2240 ‑ ἥκω (hay'‑ko);  2658 ‑ καταντάω (kat‑an‑tah'‑o);  2872 ‑ κοπιάω (kop‑ee‑ah'‑o);  4531 ‑ σαλεύω (sal‑yoo'‑o);  5135 ‑ τραυματίζω (trow‑mat‑id'‑zo);  4962 ‑ συστρέφω (soos‑tref'‑o);  1907 ‑ ἐπέχω (ep‑ekh'‑o);  4357 ‑ προσμένω (pros‑men'‑o);  5278 ‑ ὑπομένω (hoop‑om‑en'‑o);  5605 ‑ ὠδίνω (o‑dee'‑no);  1825 ‑ ἐξεγείρω (ex‑eg‑i'‑ro);  2675 ‑ καταρτίζω (kat‑ar‑tid'‑zo);  4111 ‑ πλάσσω (plas'‑so);  5142 ‑ τρέφω (tref'‑o);  1081 ‑ γέννημα (ghen'‑nay‑mah);  4078 ‑ πήγνυμι (payg'‑noo‑mee);  4815 ‑ συλλαμβάνω (sool‑lam‑ban'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (62) NAS (60) HCS (56)
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 3
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 2
Esther 1
Job 7
Psalms 11
Proverbs 4
Isaiah 10
Jeremiah 6
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 1
Hosea 1
Joel 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 3
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 2
Esther 1
Job 6
Psalms 11
Proverbs 4
Isaiah 10
Jeremiah 6
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
Hosea 1
Joel 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 2
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 2
Esther 1
Job 6
Psalms 13
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 11
Jeremiah 6
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
Hosea 1
Joel 1
Micah 2
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
BYZ TIS TR
P-n 3
P-p 4
a-cp 1
n-cms 1
v-hi3ms 2
v-kPms 1
v-kp3fs 1
v-qc 1
v-qi1cs 1
v-qi2fs 1
v-qi3fs 3
v-qi3mp 4
v-qi3ms 4
v-qvmp 2
v-qw3fp 1
v-qw3mp 1
P-n 3
P-p 4
a-cp 1
n-cms 1
n-cmsc 1
v-hi3ms 2
v-kPms 1
v-kp3fs 1
v-qc 1
v-qi1cs 1
v-qi2fs 1
v-qi3fs 3
v-qi3mp 5
v-qi3ms 4
v-qvmp 2
v-qw3fp 1
v-qw3mp 1
P-n 3
P-p 4
a-cp 1
n-cms 1
n-cmsc 1
v-hi3ms 2
v-kPms 1
v-kp3fs 1
v-qc 1
v-qi1cs 1
v-qi2fs 1
v-qi3fs 3
v-qi3mp 5
v-qi3ms 4
v-qvmp 2
v-qw3fp 1
v-qw3mp 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1173) lh (ההל HhL) AC: Bore CO: Hole AB: Pain: A hole is drilled with a tool called a bow drill. The string of the bow is wrapped around the drill. By moving the bow back and forth, and firmly pressing down, the drill spins around drilling the hole. (eng: hole; hollow)

A) lh (ההל HhL) AC: Bore CO: Hole AB: Pain: Anything that is bored through, perforated or drilled.

Nm) lh (ההל HhL) - Common: A place, person or thing that is not set apart for a specific function. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (7): profane, common, unholy - Strongs: H2455 (חֹל)

Nf1) elh (ההלה HhLH) - Cake: As perforated. KJV (14): cake - Strongs: H2471 (חַלָּה)

fm) ilh (ההלי HhLY) - Earring: An ornament that is put through a hole. KJV (24): ornament, jewel - Strongs: H2483 (חֳלִי)

ff1) eilh (ההליה HhLYH) - Earring: An ornament that is put through a hole. KJV (1): jewel - Strongs: H2484 (חֶלְיָה)

if1) elht (תההלה THhLH) - Begin: The spot to be drilled is first scored to make an indentation to accept the drill and the beginning of the drilling is the most difficult as the drill can easily slip out. KJV (22): beginning, first, begin - Strongs: H8462 (תְּחִלָּה)

jm/f) nflh (ההלונ HhLWN) - Window: A hole in the wall. KJV (31): window - Strongs: H2474 (חַלּוֹן)

kf1) elhm (מההלה MHhLH) - Cave: A place with a hole in the ground or rock. KJV (1): cave - Strongs: H4247 (מְחִלָּה)

lf1) elhlh (ההלההלה HhLHhLH) - Pain: As from a piercing sword. KJV (4): pain - Strongs: H2479 (חַלְחָלָה)

afm) ilhm (מההלי MHhLY) - Pain: As from a piercing sword. KJV (1): disease - Strongs: H4251 (מַחְלֻיִים)

B) llh (ההלל HhLL) AC: Bore CO: Flue AB: ?: Anything that is bored through, perforated or drilled.

V) llh (ההלל HhLL) - I. Pierce: II. Begin:The spot to be drilled is first scored to make an indentation to accept the drill and the beginning of the drilling is the most difficult as the drill can easily slip out. III. Common:To make something common that is meant to be set apart for a special function. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (141): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pual, Piel) begin, profane, pollute, defile, break, wound, eat, slay - Strongs: H2490 (חָלַל)

Nm) llh (ההלל HhLL) - Pierced: KJV (94): slay, wound, profane, kill - Strongs: H2491 (חָלָל)

bm) lilh (ההליל HhLYL) - Flute: An instrument with drilled holes. KJV (6): pipe - Strongs: H2485 (חָלִיל)

bf1) elilh (ההלילה HhLYLH) - Far be it: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (21): god forbid, far be it, lord forbid - Strongs: H2486 (חָלִלָה)

E) alh (ההלא HhLA) AC: Sick CO: Disease AB: ?: A spinning or piercing pain.

V) alh (ההלא HhLA) - Diseased: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) diseased - Strongs: H2456 (חָלָא)

Nf1) ealh (ההלאה HhLAH) - Rust: A metal pitted from oxidation. KJV (5): scum - Strongs: H2457 (חֶלְאָה)

idm) aflht (תההלוא THhLWA) - Sick: KJV (5): disease, sick, sickness, grievous - Strongs: H8463 (תַּחֲלֻא)

H) elh (ההלה HhLH) AC: Sick CO: Disease AB: ?: A spinning or piercing pain.

V) elh (ההלה HhLH) - I. Sick: II. Beseech:To request intervention from a sickness or other trouble. KJV (75): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Hophal, Pual, Piel) sick, beseech, weak, grievous, diseased, wounded, pray, intreat, grief, grieved, sore, pain, infirmity - Strongs: H2470 (חָלָה)

am) elhm (מההלה MHhLH) - Disease: KJV (6): sickness, disease, infirmity - Strongs: H4245 (מַחֲלֶה)

fm) ilh (ההלי HhLY) - Sickness: A piercing pain. KJV (2): sickness, disease, grief, sick - Strongs: H2481 (חֲלִי)

J) lfh (ההול HhWL) AC: Twist CO: Dance AB: ?: To twist and spin around from joy or pain as the drill.

V) lfh (ההול HhWL) - Twist: A twisting in pain or joy. [df: lyx] KJV (62): (vf: Paal, Hophal, Participle) pain, formed, bring forth, tremble, travail, dance, calve, grieve, wound, shake - Strongs: H2342 (חוּל)

Nm ) lfh (ההול HhWL) - Sand: Sand is used as an abrasive ingredient for drilling by placing it in the hole being drilled. KJV (23): sand - Strongs: H2344 (חוֹל)

am) lfhm (מההול MHhWL) - Dance: KJV (6): dance - Strongs: H4234 (מָחוֹל)

kf1) elfhm (מההולה MHhWLH) - Dance: KJV (8): dance, company - Strongs: H4246 (מְחֹלָה)

M) lih (ההיל HhYL) AC: ? CO: Wall AB: ?: Bores through the enemy by strongly pressing in.

Nm) lih (ההיל HhYL) - I. Wall:What is bored through by the enemy to enter a city. II. Army:What bores through the wall. [Hebrew and Aramaic] III. Pain:A spinning or piercing pain. IV. Power:The strength and wealth of a person or army. KJV (267): wall, rampart, host, trench, poor, bulwark, army, pain, pang, sorrow, man of valour, host, force, valiant, strength, wealth, power, substance, might, strong - Strongs: H2426 (חֵל), H2427 (חִילָה), H2428 (חַיִל), H2429 (חַיִל)

Nf1) elih (ההילה HhYLH) - Wall: What is bored through by the enemy to enter a city. KJV (1): bulwark - Strongs: H2430 (חֵילָה)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. חוּל [חִיל] verb whirl, dance, writhe (Late Hebrew, Aramaic id., dance; Arabic change, turn; Assyrian —îlu, writhe in fear Dl Proverbs 191 (on = see DHM ZK i. 357); on form of Hebrew

verb see Nö ZMG. 1883,536) —

Qal Perfect 3 feminine singular חָ֫לָה Micah 1:12 2t.; וְחָלָה֫ consecutive Hosea 11:6; חַלְתִּי Isaiah 23:4; חָ֫לוּ Jeremiah 5:3 (but see below), Lamentations 4:6; וְחָלוּ֫ Deuteronomy 2:25; חַ֫לְנוּ Isaiah 26:18; Imperfect יָחוּל Jeremiah 23:19; Jeremiah 30:23; 3 feminine singular תָּחוּל Ezekiel 30:16 Qr (Kt Co תחיל); וַתָּחֹ֑ל Jeremiah 51:29; אחולה Jeremiah 4:19 Kt (Qr אוֺחִילָה, Hiph`il יחל); יָחֻ֫לוּ 2 Samuel 3:29; but also יָחִיל Psalm 55:5 ( Job 20:21 see II. חול); וַיָּ֫חֶל 1 Samuel 31:3 = 1 Chronicles 10:3 + Genesis 8:10 (where read probably וַיִּיָּ֫חֶל as Genesis 8:12; = וַיְיַחֵל Ol Di); 3 feminine singular תָּחִיל Isaiah 26:17 2t. + Ezekiel 30:16 Kt (compare above); וַתָּ֑חֶל Psalm 97:4; 2 feminine singular תְּחִלִין Isaiah 45:10; וָחִילוּ Psalm 77:17+ 3t. ( Psalm 10:5 see II. חול); וַיָּחִ֫ילוּ Judges 3:25; יְחִילוּן Isaiah 13:8; תָּחִ֫ילוּ Jeremiah 5:22; Imperative feminine singular חוּ֫לִי Micah 4:10; Psalm 114:7; masculine plural חִילוּ Psalm 96:9; 1 Chronicles 16:30; Infinitive construct (לָ)חוּל Judges 21:21; Ezekiel 30:16 ( = Infinitive absolute); Participle feminine singular חוֺלָה Jeremiah 4:31 see Gf Gie and Ges§ 72 R. 1; —

1 dance Judges 21:21 (לָחוּל בַּמְּחֹלוֺת).

2 twist, writhe:

a. in pain, especially childbirth Isaiah 26:17; Isaiah 45:10 ׳מַהתֿח ("" מהתֿוליד; metaphor, of sea Isaiah 23:4 ("" ילד); Israel Isaiah 26:18 ("" חרה), Isaiah 54:1 ("" ילד); Zion Isaiah 66:7,8 ("" id.), Micah 4:10 ("" גֹּ֫חִי, simile כיולדה; compare see 9), Jeremiah 4:31.

b. figurative, be in severe pain, or anguish (mostly in poetry and elevated prose), followed by מפני Deuteronomy 2:25 ("" רגז, compare also מַּחַד and יִרְאָה v a); Ezekiel 30:16; Psalm 96:9; Jeremiah 5:22 ("" ירא); followed by מִלִּפְנֵי 1 Chronicles 16:30; Psalm 114:7; absolute Psalm 55:5 ("" אימות מָוֶת נפלו עלי), Jeremiah 4:19 Kt, Psalm 77:17 ("" רגז) Psalm 97:4; Isaiah 13:8; Isaiah 23:5; Jeremiah 51:29 ("" רָעַשׁ), Joel 2:6; Zechariah 9:5 ("" ירא), probably also 1 Samuel 31:3 (compare 1 Samuel 28:5) = 1 Chronicles 10:3, compare Öttli; figurative of mountains Habakkuk 3:10.

c. in contrition Jeremiah 5:3, חָ֫לוּ derived from חול Ew Gf Gie; < ᵑ6 Ra Hi Ke and others from חלה (wrongly accented; see חלה Qal 2).

d. in anxious longingעַד בּוֺשׁ Judges 3:25, followed by לְ Micah 1:12 (on Genesis 8:10, compare above)

3 whirl, whirl about עַלרֿאֹשׁ יוֺאָב (i.e. blood — דמים — of Abner, from sword) 2 Samuel 3:29; of attack of sword itself Hosea 11:6 ("" כִּלָּה, אכל), compare Lamentations 4:6 לא חָ֫לוּ בה ידים; of tempest על ראשׁ רשׁעים יחול Jeremiah 23:19 (v:a סערמִתְחוֺלֵל) = Jeremiah 30:23 (v:a סַעַר מִתְגּוֺרֵר).

Po`lel. Imperfect יְחוֺלֵל Psalm 29:9; 3 feminine singular תְּחוֺלֵל Proverbs 25:23; suffix תְּחוֺלֶלְכֶם Isaiah 51:2; 2 masculine singular תְּחוֺלֵל Job 35:14; וַתְּחוֺלֵל Psalm 90:2; Infinitive construct חֹלֵל Job 39:1; Participle מְחוֺלֵל Proverbs 26:10; מְחֹלֶלְךָ Deuteronomy 32:18; מְחֹלְלֶוֺת Judges 21:23; — 1 Samuel 18:6; Psalm 87:7 see below; on חֹלְלָה Job 26:13 see חלל; —

1 dance Judges 21:23, so perhaps also 1 Samuel 18:6 (read הַמְּחֹלְלוֺתᵐ5 We Dr; and חֹלֲלִים participle (מ omitted) Psalm 87:7 RV Pe De Che Bae; compare Qal 1).

2 writhe in travail with, bear, bring forth (poetry), of Sarah, mother of Israel, Isaiah 51:2 ("" אַבְרָהָם אֲבִיכֶם); of hinds Job 39:1; Psalm 29:9 (causative ); figurative of ׳י s producing earth Psalm 90:2 ("" יֻלָּד֑וּ); of his bringing forth Israel (with difficulty, see Di) Deuteronomy 32:18 of north wind bringing forth rain Proverbs 25:23; רַב מְחוֺלֵל כִּ֑ל Proverbs 26:10 a master produceth everything (on transitive see VB; Ew and others derive from חלל wound).

3 wait anxiously (compare Qal 2 d), followed by לְ Job 35:14 (Elihu).

Po`lal. Perfect חוֺלָ֑לתִּי Psalm 51:7 2t.; חוֺלָ֑לְתָּ Job 15:7; Imperfect יְחוֺלָ֑לוּ Job 26:5; —

1 be made to writhe Job 26:5 (הָֽרְפָאִים).

2 be brought forth Job 15:7 ("" תִּוָּלֵד), Psalm 51:7 ("" יחם), metaphor of wisdom Proverbs 8:24,25.

Hiph`il Imperfect יָחִיל Psalm 29:8 (twice in verse) cause to be an anguish, with accusative מִדְבָּר, subject ׳י.

Hoph`al Imperfect יוּחַל Isaiah 66:8 be born (= travailed with, Che), subject אֶרֶץ ("" יִוָּלֵד גוי).

Hithpo`el 1. Participle מִתְחוֺלֵל whirling ׳סַעַר מתח Jeremiah 23:19 ( = סער מִתְגּוֺרֵר Jeremiah 30:23).

2 writhing, suffering torture Job 15:20 (of life of wicked).

3 Imperative הִתְחוֺלֵל Psalm 37:7 wait longingly followed by לְ for, "" דּוֺם.

Hithpalpel Imperfect 3 feminine singular וַתִּתְחַלְחַל Esther 4:4 and she writhed in anxiety.

II. [חול, חִיל] verb be firm, strong (Aramaic Pa`el strengthen, חֵילָא, strength; Palmyrene רב חילארבא general-in-chief Vog No. 28 and others; Sabean חֿיל SabDenkm91 (on חֿל in Sabean: proper name see Hal JAS Juin, 1872,533); Ethiopic be strong, strength, army, strong; Assyrian —â(i)ltu, army Flood Tabl. iii. 22 (—aiialtu Jäger BAS i. 461); possibly compare Arabic horses (as strong ones? compare Psalm 33:17)) — only

Qal Imperfect in לֹא יָחִיל טוּבוֺ Job 20:21 his prosperity is not firm (does not endure); יָחִילוּ דְרָכָוּ֯ בְּכָלעֵֿת Psalm 10:5 his ways are always firm (stable, prosperous), so Ol De Pe Che and others

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אֹוחִ֜ילָה אוחילה הֲי֤וּחַל הַמְּחֹלְל֖וֹת היוחל המחללות וְהִתְח֪וֹלֵ֫ל וְחָל֖וּ וְחָלָ֥ה וְיָחִיל֙ וְתָחִ֣יל וַיָּ֖חֶל וַיָּ֣חֶל וַיָּ֥חֶל וַיָּחִ֣ילוּ וַתְּח֣וֹלֵֽל וַתִּתְחַלְחַ֥ל וַתָּחֵ֣ל וַתָּחֹ֑ל וּתְח֥וֹלֵֽל והתחולל וחלה וחלו ויחיל ויחילו ויחל ותחולל ותחיל ותחל ותתחלחל ח֣וּלִי ח֤וּל ח֧וּלִי חִ֤ילוּ חִ֥ילוּ חַ֔לְנוּ חַ֣לְתִּי חָ֔לָה חָ֔לוּ חָ֛לָה חָ֥לוּ חֹלֵ֖ל חוֹלָ֑לְתִּי חוֹלָֽלְתִּי׃ חוֹלָֽלְתָּ׃ חול חולי חוללת׃ חוללתי חוללתי׃ חילו חלה חלו חלל חלנו חלתי יְחִיל֑וּן יְחוֹלֵ֣ל יְחוֹלָ֑לוּ יָ֘חִ֤ילוּ יָחִ֑ילוּ יָחִ֖ילוּ יָחִ֙ילוּ֙ יָחִ֣יל יָחִ֣ילוּ יָחִ֥יל יָחֻ֙לוּ֙ יָחֽוּל׃ יחול׃ יחולל יחוללו יחיל יחילו יחילון יחלו לָח֣וּל לחול מְחֹלְלֶֽךָ׃ מְחֽוֹלֵֽל־ מִתְחוֹלֵ֑ל מחולל־ מחללך׃ מתחולל תְּח֣וֹלֵֽל תְּחִילִֽין׃ תְּחוֹלֶלְכֶ֑ם תָּחִ֖יל תָּחִ֥יל תָחִ֔ילוּ תָּחוּל֙ תחול תחולל תחוללכם תחיל תחילו תחילין׃ ’ō·w·ḥî·lāh ’ōwḥîlāh Chalah Chalnu Chalti Chalu Chilu choLalta choLalti choLel chul Chuli ḥā·lāh ḥā·lū hă·yū·ḥal ḥal·nū ḥal·tî ḥālāh ḥalnū ḥaltî ḥālū ham·mə·ḥō·lə·lō·wṯ hammecholeLot hamməḥōləlōwṯ haYuchal hăyūḥal ḥî·lū ḥîlū ḥō·lêl ḥō·w·lā·lə·tā ḥō·w·lā·lə·tî ḥōlêl ḥōwlālətā ḥōwlālətî ḥū·lî ḥūl ḥūlî lā·ḥūl laChul lāḥūl mə·ḥō·lə·le·ḵā mə·ḥō·w·lêl- mecholel mecholeLecha məḥōləleḵā məḥōwlêl- miṯ·ḥō·w·lêl mitchoLel miṯḥōwlêl oChilah ṯā·ḥî·lū tā·ḥîl tā·ḥūl taChil taChilu taChul tāḥîl ṯāḥîlū tāḥūl tə·ḥî·lîn tə·ḥō·w·lêl tə·ḥō·w·lel·ḵem techiLin teCholel techolelChem təḥîlîn təḥōwlêl təḥōwlelḵem ū·ṯə·ḥō·w·lêl uteCholel ūṯəḥōwlêl vaiYachel vaiyaChilu vattaChel vattaChol vatteCholel vattitchalChal vechaLah vechaLu vehitChoLel vetaChil veyaChil wat·tā·ḥêl wat·tā·ḥōl wat·tə·ḥō·w·lêl wat·tiṯ·ḥal·ḥal wattāḥêl wattāḥōl wattəḥōwlêl wattiṯḥalḥal way·yā·ḥel way·yā·ḥî·lū wayyāḥel wayyāḥîlū wə·ḥā·lāh wə·ḥā·lū wə·hiṯ·ḥō·w·lêl wə·ṯā·ḥîl wə·yā·ḥîl wəḥālāh wəḥālū wəhiṯḥōwlêl wəṯāḥîl wəyāḥîl yā·ḥî·lū yā·ḥîl yā·ḥu·lū yā·ḥūl yaChil yaChilu yaChul yaChulu yāḥîl yāḥîlū yāḥūl yāḥulū yə·ḥî·lūn yə·ḥō·w·lā·lū yə·ḥō·w·lêl yechiLun yechoLalu yechoLel yəḥîlūn yəḥōwlālū yəḥōwlêl
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Friday, September 20th, 2019
the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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