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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2420 - חִידָה

Transliteration
chı̂ydâh
Phonetics
khee-daw'
Origin
from (H2330)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
616a
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) riddle, difficult question, parable, enigmatic saying or question, perplexing saying or question

1a) riddle (dark obscure utterance)

1b) riddle, enigma (to be guessed)

1c) perplexing questions (difficult)

1d) double dealing (with ‘havin’)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1335 ‑ διήγησις (dee‑ayg'‑es‑is);  135 ‑ αἴνιγμα (ah'ee‑nig‑ma);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (17)
Numbers
1
Judges
8
1 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
2
Proverbs
1
Ezekiel
1
Daniel
1
Habakkuk
1
NAS (21)
Numbers
2
Judges
8
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
2
Psalms
3
Proverbs
1
Ezekiel
1
Daniel
1
Habakkuk
1
HCS (17)
Numbers
1
Judges
8
1 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
2
Proverbs
1
Ezekiel
1
Daniel
1
Habakkuk
1
BSB (17)
Numbers
1
Judges
8
1 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
2
Proverbs
1
Ezekiel
1
Daniel
1
Habakkuk
1
ESV (17)
Numbers
1
Judges
8
1 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
2
Proverbs
1
Ezekiel
1
Daniel
1
Habakkuk
1
WEB (17)
Numbers
1
Judges
8
1 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
2
Proverbs
1
Ezekiel
1
Daniel
1
Habakkuk
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1165) dh (ההד HhD) AC: Unite CO: Unit AB: Unity: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall. The d is a picture of a door. Combined these mean "wall door". A wall separates the inside from the outside. Only through the door can one enter or exit uniting the inside with the outside.

A) dh (ההד HhD) AC: ? CO: Unite AB: ?: Two or more coming together as a unity. The sharp edge of a blade is the coming together of the two to one point.

Nm) dh (ההד HhD) - I. Unit:A singular of a larger group. II. Sharp:The two edges of a sword that meet to form one point. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (19): one, first, together, sharp - Strongs: H2297 (חַד), H2298 (חַד), H2299 (חַד)

B) ddh (ההדד HhDD) AC: Sharp CO: ? AB: ?: The two edges of a sword that meet to form one point.

V) ddh (ההדד HhDD) - Sharp: KJV (6): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) sharpen, fierce - Strongs: H2300 (חָדַד)

dm) dfdh (ההדוד HhDWD) - Sharp: KJV (1): sharp - Strongs: H2303 (חַדּוּד)

C) dha (אההד AHhD) AC: Unite CO: ? AB: Unity: A uniting together. All things are a unity with something else (one man is a unity of body, breath and mind, one family is a unity of father, mother and children, one tree is a unity of trunk, branches and leaves, one forest is a unity of trees) .

V) dha (אההד AHhD) - Unite: KJV (1): (vf: Hitpael) go one way or other - Strongs: H258 (אָחַד)

Nm) dha (אההד AHhD) - Unity: A group united are one of a group. KJV (951): one, first, another, other, any, once, every, certain, an, some - Strongs: H259 (אֶחָד)

H) edh (ההדה HhDH) AC: Join CO: ? AB: ?: A uniting together in joy.

V) edh (ההדה HhDH) - Join: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Piel) rejoice, join, glad - Strongs: H2302 (חָדָה)

J) dfh (ההוד HhWD) AC: ? CO: Riddle AB: ?: The riddle begins by dividing the hearer from the listener by creating the riddle. The riddle ends with the answer uniting the two.

V) dfh (ההוד HhWD) - Propose: To give a riddle. KJV (4): (vf: Paal) put forth - Strongs: H2330 (חוּד)

L) dhi (יההד YHhD) AC: Unite CO: ? AB: Unity: A uniting together. All things are a unity with something else (one man is a unity of body, breath and mind, one family is a unity of father, mother and children, one tree is a unity of trunk, branches and leaves, one forest is a unity of trees) .

V) dhi (יההד YHhD) - Unite: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Piel) unite, join - Strongs: H3161 (יָחַד)

Nm) dhi (יההד YHhD) - Together: KJV (142): together, alike, likewise, withal - Strongs: H3162 (יַחַד)

bm) dihi (יההיד YHhYD) - Unity: A child as the product of a union. The soul as a unity of body, soul and breath. KJV (12): only, darling, desolate, solitary - Strongs: H3173 (יָחִיד)

M) dih (ההיד HhYD) AC: ? CO: Riddle AB: ?: The riddle begins by dividing the hearer from the listener by creating the riddle. The riddle ends with the answer uniting the two.

Nf1) edih (ההידה HhYDH) - Riddle: KJV (17): riddle, dark saying, hard question, dark sentence, proverb, dark speech - Strongs: H2420 (חִידָה)

nf1) ediha (אההידה AHhYDH) - Riddle: [Aramaic only] KJV (1): hard sentence - Strongs: H280 (אֲחִידָה)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חִידָה f. (from the root חוּד, which see; compare Daniel 5:12), properly, something twisted, involved; whence

(1) subtlety, fraud, Daniel 8:23.

(2) a difficult sentence, an enigma, compare מְלִיצָה. In proposing enigmas, the verb commonly used is חוּד which see; in solving them, הִגִּיד Judges 14:14.

(3) i.q. מָשָׁל a sententious expression, Proverbs 1:6 a parable, Ezekiel 17:2 a song, poem, Psalms 49:5, 78:2 compare Habakkuk 2:6 an oracle, a vision, Numbers 12:8.

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List of Word Forms
בְּחִידֽוֹת׃ בְחִיד֜וֹת בְחִידֹ֔ת בחידות בחידות׃ בחידת הַ֣חִידָ֔ה הַֽחִידָ֥ה הַחִידָ֑ה הַחִידָ֖ה החידה וְחִידֹתָֽם׃ וחידתם׃ חִ֝יד֗וֹת חִיד֣וֹת חִידָ֑ה חִידָ֖ה חִידָתְךָ֖ חִידָתִֽי׃ חִידֽוֹת׃ חידה חידות חידות׃ חידתי׃ חידתך bə·ḥî·ḏō·wṯ ḇə·ḥî·ḏō·wṯ ḇə·ḥî·ḏōṯ bechiDot ḇəḥîḏōṯ bəḥîḏōwṯ ḇəḥîḏōwṯ chiDah chidateCha chidaTi chiDot ha·ḥî·ḏāh hachiDah haḥîḏāh ḥî·ḏā·ṯə·ḵā ḥî·ḏā·ṯî ḥî·ḏāh ḥî·ḏō·wṯ ḥîḏāh ḥîḏāṯəḵā ḥîḏāṯî ḥîḏōwṯ vechiDot vechidoTam wə·ḥî·ḏō·ṯām wəḥîḏōṯām
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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