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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2429 - חַיִל

Transliteration
chayil
Phonetics
khah'-yil  
Word Origin
corresponding to (02428)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
2728
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) strength, army, power

1a) power

1b) force, army

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (6) HCS (6)
Ezra 1
Daniel 5
Ezra 1
Daniel 4
Ezra 1
Daniel 5
BYZ TIS TR
n-cms 6
n-cmsc 1
n-cms 6
n-cmsc 1
n-cms 6
n-cmsc 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)

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חַיִל m. constr. חֵיל, with suff. חֵילִי pl. חֲיָלִים (see חוּל No. 6 ), strength, power, might (especially warlike), valour, Psal. 18:33, 40 Psalms 18:40, 33:16. עָשָׂה חַיִל to shew oneself strong, to display valour, Numbers 24:18 Ps. 60:14 108:14. Hence

(2) forces, a host, Exodus 14:28. שַׂר הַחַיִל leader of the army, 2 Samuel 24:2. בְּנֵי חַיִל, אַנְשֵׁי soldiers, Deuteronomy 3:18; 1 Samuel 14:52; Psalms 110:3, בְּיוֹם חֵילֶךָ “in the day of thy warfare,” i.e. of thy warlike expedition; [that is, the day of the sending of the rod of Messiah’s strength out of Zion, when he rules in the midst of his enemies, and strikes through kings in the day of his wrath].

(3) ability, hence wealth, riches, Genesis 34:29; Job 20:15. עָשָׂה חַיִל to acquire wealth; Deuteronomy 8:17, 18 Ruth 4:11; Proverbs 31:29.

(4) virtue, uprightness, integrity, also fitness. אַנְשֵׁי חַיִל men of capacity, Genesis 47:6; Exodus 18:21, 25 Exodus 18:25. אֵשֶׁת חַיִל a virtuous woman, Ruth 3:11; Proverbs 12:4, 31:10. בֶּן חַיִל an honest, or upright man, 1 Kings 1:52.

(5) the strength of a tree, spoken poetically of its fruits, Joel 2:22 compare כֹּחַ Job 31:39.

חַיִל m. Chald.

(1)  strength, might, Daniel 3:4.

(2) host, army, Daniel 3:20, 4:32.

חַיִל & חֵל m. properly i.q. חַיִל, especially

(1) an army, a host, 2 Kings 18:17 once חֵל Obadiah 1:20 also Psalms 10:10, according to קרי, where חֵיל־בָּאִים may be rendered the host of the afflicted; but it is preferable to follow כתיב, see חֵילְכָה.

(2) defence, fortification, especially a particular part of the fortifications, namely, a ditch, with the antemurale surrounding it, 2 Samuel 20:15; Isaiah 26:1; Nahum 3:8; Lamentations 2:8 comp. 1 Kings 21:23; Psalms 48:14, 122:7. LXX. προτείχισμα, περίτειχος. Vulg. antemurale. (In the Talmud חיל is used for a space surrounding the wall of the temple, see Lightfoot, Opp. t.ii.p. 193).

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List of Word Forms
בְּחֵ֣יל בְּחַ֔יִל בְחַ֜יִל בְחַיְלֵ֔הּ בְחָ֑יִל בחיל בחילה וְחָֽיִל׃ וחיל׃ חַ֙יִל֙ חיל bə·ḥa·yil ḇə·ḥa·yil ḇə·ḥā·yil ḇə·ḥay·lêh bə·ḥêl beChayil beCheil bəḥayil ḇəḥayil ḇəḥāyil ḇəḥaylêh bəḥêl chayil ḥa·yil ḥayil veChayil vechayLeh wə·ḥā·yil wəḥāyil
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