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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2443 - חַכָּה

Word Origin
probably from (02442)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) hook, angle, hook fastened in jaw, fish hook

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Job 1
Isaiah 1
Habakkuk 1
Job 1
Isaiah 1
Habakkuk 1
Job 1
Isaiah 1
Habakkuk 1
n-cfs 3
n-cfs 3
n-cfs 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1172) kh (ההכ HhK) AC: Stick CO: Palate AB: Tarry: The h represents a wall such as the ridge in the middle of the palate. The k represents the palm, a curved surface such as found on the roof of the mouth. The roof of the mouth.

A) kh (ההכ HhK) AC: ? CO: Palate AB: ?

Nm ) kh (ההכ HhK) - Palate: KJV (18): mouth, roof of the mouth, taste - Strongs: H2441 (חֵךְ)

Nf1) ekh (ההכה HhKH) - Hook: As fastened to the roof of a fishes mouth. KJV (3): angle, hook - Strongs: H2443 (חַכָּה)

H) ekh (ההכה HhKH) AC: Stick CO: ? AB: ?: When the mouth is dry the tongue sticks to the roof of the mouth causing the speaker to wait to speak.

V) ekh (ההכה HhKH) - Tarry: KJV (14): (vf: Paal, Piel) tarry, wait, long - Strongs: H2442 (חָכָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חַכָּה noun feminine hook fastened in jaw,

fish-hook (Late Hebrew id., Aramaic חַכְּתָא) — absolute ׳ח Job 40:25 2t.; — כָּלמַֿשְׁלִיכֵי בַיְאֹר חַכָּ֑ה Isaiah 19:8 ("" הַדַּיָּגִים), כֻּלֹהבְּחַכָּה הֵעֲלָה Habakkuk 1:15 (of אדם, who, Habakkuk 1:14, is compare to דְּגֵּי הַיָּם, and רֶמֶשׂ), compare תִּמְשֹׁךְ לִוְיָתָן בְּחַכָּ֑ה Job 40:25.

חִנָּם see below חנן

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חַכָּה a hook, fem. from חֵךְ, so called because of its fixing itself in the palate of fishes: [“with which the jaws of fishes are drawn together, and thus they are choked”]. Job 40:25 Isaiah 19:8.

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List of Word Forms
בְּחַכָּ֑ה בְּחַכָּ֣ה בחכה חַכָּ֑ה חכה bə·ḥak·kāh bechakKah bəḥakkāh chakKah ḥak·kāh ḥakkāh
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