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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2611 - חָנֵף

Word Origin
from (02610)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) hypocritical, godless, profane, hypocrite, irreligious

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 268 ‑ ἁμαρτωλός (ham‑ar‑to‑los');  459 ‑ ἄνομος (an'‑om‑os);  765 ‑ ἀσεβής (as‑eb‑ace');  1388 ‑ δόλος (dol'‑os);  5273 ‑ ὑποκριτής (hoop‑ok‑ree‑tace');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (13) NAS (13) HCS (13)
Job 8
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Job 8
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Job 8
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
a-mp 1
a-ms 9
a-mp 1
a-mpc 2
a-ms 10
a-mp 1
a-mpc 2
a-ms 10

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2179) pnh (ההנפ HhNP) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Filthy

V) pnh (ההנפ HhNP) - Filthy: To be polluted or dirty. Usually in the sense of immorality. KJV (11): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) pollute, defile, corrupt, profane - Strongs: H2610 (חָנֵף)

Nm) pnh (ההנפ HhNP) - Filthy: One who is soiled with immorality. KJV (13): hypocrite - Strongs: H2611 (חָנֵף)

Nf1) epnh (ההנפה HhNPH) - Filthiness: KJV (1): profaneness - Strongs: H2613 (חֲנֻפָּה)

gm) pnfh (ההונפ HhWNP) - Filthiness: KJV (1): hypocrisy - Strongs: H2612 (חֹנֶף)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חָנֵף adjective profane, irreligious (Syriac profane, hence often Healthen, apostate; Arabic inclining to a right state, especially the true religion a Muslim) — absolute ׳ח Job 8:13 10t.; plural חֲנֵפִים Isaiah 33:14; חַנְפֵי Job 36:13; Psalm 35:16; — profane, godless: of persons, ׳אָדָם ח Job 34:30; ׳גּוֺי ח Isaiah 10:6; as substantive godless man Isaiah 9:16 ("" מרע) Job 8:13; Job 13:16; Job 17:8; Job 20:5; Job 27:8; Proverbs 11:9; collective ׳עֲדַת ח Job 15:34; plural Isaiah 33:14; חַנְפֵילֵֿב Job 36:13; בְּחַנְפֵי לַעֲגֵי מָעוֺג Psalm 35:16 as profane men, mockers for cake (i.e. table-jesters; on construct see Ges § 130. 5), but text dubious (see Che critical note Bae).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָנֵף fut. יֶחֱנַף

(1)  to be profaned, polluted, defiled, Psalms 106:38; Isaiah 24:5.

(2) to be profane, impious, Jeremiah 23:11.

(3)  Jeremiah 3:9, causat. like Hiphil, to pollute, to make profane. (The origin uncertain.)

Hiphil, to profane a land. Numbers 35:33; Jeremiah 3:2 men, i.e. to lead them to impiety or rebellion, Daniel 11:32. Syriac ܚܰܢܳܦܐܳ unclean, a gentile, ܙܚܰܢܦܶ to turn aside from the true religion. Hence

חָנֵף profane, impious, i.q. Arab. كَافُِر Job 8:13, 13:16 15:34 17:8, etc. LXX. ἀσεβής, ἄνομος, παράνομος, twice ὑποκριτής.

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List of Word Forms
בְּ֭חַנְפֵי בחנפי וְֽחַנְפֵי־ וחנפי־ חֲנֵפִ֑ים חָ֭נֵף חָנֵ֗ף חָנֵ֣ף חָנֵ֥ף חָנֵף֙ חנף חנפים bə·ḥan·p̄ê Bechanfei bəḥanp̄ê chaNef chaneFim ḥă·nê·p̄îm ḥā·nêp̄ ḥānêp̄ ḥănêp̄îm vechanfei wə·ḥan·p̄ê- wəḥanp̄ê-
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