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Lexicon :: Strong's H2388 - chazaq

חָזַק
Transliteration
chazaq
Pronunciation
khä·zak' (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 636

KJV Translation Count — Total: 290x
The KJV translates Strongs H2388 in the following manner: strong (48x), repair (47x), hold (37x), strengthened (28x), strengthen (14x), harden (13x), prevail (10x), encourage (9x), take (9x), courage (8x), caught (5x), stronger (5x), hold (5x), miscellaneous (52x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to strengthen, prevail, harden, be strong, become strong, be courageous, be firm, grow firm, be resolute, be sore

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be strong, grow strong

        1. to prevail, prevail upon

        2. to be firm, be caught fast, be secure

        3. to press, be urgent

        4. to grow stout, grow rigid, grow hard (bad sense)

        5. to be severe, be grievous

      2. to strengthen

    2. (Piel)

      1. to make strong

      2. to restore to strength, give strength

      3. to strengthen, sustain, encourage

      4. to make strong, make bold, encourage

      5. to make firm

      6. to make rigid, make hard

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to make strong, strengthen

      2. to make firm

      3. to display strength

      4. to make severe

      5. to support

      6. to repair

      7. to prevail, prevail upon

      8. to have or take or keep hold of, retain, hold up, sustain, support

      9. to hold, contain

    4. (Hithpael)

      1. to strengthen oneself

      2. to put forth strength, use one's strength

      3. to withstand

      4. to hold strongly with

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָזַק châzaq, khaw-zak'; a primitive root; to fasten upon; hence, to seize, be strong (figuratively, courageous, causatively strengthen, cure, help, repair, fortify), obstinate; to bind, restrain, conquer:—aid, amend, × calker, catch, cleave, confirm, be constant, constrain, continue, be of good (take) courage(-ous, -ly), encourage (self), be established, fasten, force, fortify, make hard, harden, help, (lay) hold (fast), lean, maintain, play the man, mend, become (wax) mighty, prevail, be recovered, repair, retain, seize, be (wax) sore, strengthen (self), be stout, be (make, shew, wax) strong(-er), be sure, take (hold), be urgent, behave self valiantly, withstand.
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Strong's Number H2388 matches the Hebrew חָזַק (chazaq),
which occurs 290 times in 266 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 6 (Gen 19:16–Jdg 19:25)

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And while he lingered, the men laid hold H2388 upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.

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Arise, lift up the lad, and hold H2388 him in thine hand; for I will make him a great nation.

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And the famine was over all the face of the earth: And Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore H2388 in the land of Egypt.

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And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph for to buy corn; because that the famine was so sore H2388 in all lands.

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And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the famine prevailed H2388 over them: so the land became Pharaoh's.

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And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: and Israel strengthened H2388 himself, and sat upon the bed.

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And the LORD said unto Moses, Put forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand, and caught H2388 it, and it became a rod in his hand:

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And the LORD said unto Moses, When thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thou do all those wonders before Pharaoh, which I have put in thine hand: but I will harden H2388 his heart, that he shall not let the people go.

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And he hardened H2388 Pharaoh's heart, that he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.

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And the magicians of Egypt did so with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, H2388 neither did he hearken unto them; as the LORD had said.

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Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This is the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, H2388 and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.

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For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold H2388 them still,

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And the LORD hardened H2388 the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had spoken unto Moses.

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And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, H2388 neither would he let the children of Israel go; as the LORD had spoken by Moses.

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But the LORD hardened H2388 Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.

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But the LORD hardened H2388 Pharaoh's heart, and he would not let them go.

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And Moses and Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh: and the LORD hardened H2388 Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go out of his land.

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And the Egyptians were urgent H2388 upon the people, that they might send them out of the land in haste; for they said, We be all dead men.

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And I will harden H2388 Pharaoh's heart, that he shall follow after them; and I will be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host; that the Egyptians may know that I am the LORD. And they did so.

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And the LORD hardened H2388 the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued after the children of Israel: and the children of Israel went out with an high hand.

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And I, behold, I will harden H2388 the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get me honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen.

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And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve H2388 him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee.

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And what the land is, whether it be fat or lean, whether there be wood therein, or not. And be ye of good courage, H2388 and bring of the fruit of the land. Now the time was the time of the firstripe grapes.

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But Joshua the son of Nun, which standeth before thee, he shall go in thither: encourage H2388 him: for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.

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But charge Joshua, and encourage H2388 him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt see.

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Therefore shall ye keep all the commandments which I command you this day, that ye may be strong, H2388 and go in and possess the land, whither ye go to possess it;

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Only be sure H2388 that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh.

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But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force H2388 her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die:

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When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh H2388 him by the secrets:

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Be strong H2388 and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

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And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong H2388 and of a good courage: for thou must go with this people unto the land which the LORD hath sworn unto their fathers to give them; and thou shalt cause them to inherit it.

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And he gave Joshua the son of Nun a charge, and said, Be strong H2388 and of a good courage: for thou shalt bring the children of Israel into the land which I sware unto them: and I will be with thee.

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Be strong H2388 and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them.

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Only be thou strong H2388 and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.

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Have not I commanded thee? Be strong H2388 and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

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Whosoever he be that doth rebel against thy commandment, and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, he shall be put to death: only be strong H2388 and of a good courage.

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And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, nor be dismayed, be strong H2388 and of good courage: for thus shall the LORD do to all your enemies against whom ye fight.

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For it was of the LORD to harden H2388 their hearts, that they should come against Israel in battle, that he might destroy them utterly, and that they might have no favour, but that he might destroy them, as the LORD commanded Moses.

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Yet it came to pass, when the children of Israel were waxen strong, H2388 that they put the Canaanites to tribute; but did not utterly drive them out.

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Be ye therefore very courageous H2388 to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye turn not aside therefrom to the right hand or to the left;

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And it came to pass, when Israel was strong, H2388 that they put the Canaanites to tribute, and did not utterly drive them out.

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And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD strengthened H2388 Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done evil in the sight of the LORD.

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So the people took victuals in their hand, and their trumpets: and he sent all the rest of Israel every man unto his tent, and retained H2388 those three hundred men: and the host of Midian was beneath him in the valley.

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And thou shalt hear what they say; and afterward shall thine hands be strengthened H2388 to go down unto the host. Then went he down with Phurah his servant unto the outside of the armed men that were in the host.

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And the three companies blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers, and held H2388 the lamps in their left hands, and the trumpets in their right hands to blow withal: and they cried, The sword of the LORD, and of Gideon.

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That the cruelty done to the threescore and ten sons of Jerubbaal might come, and their blood be laid upon Abimelech their brother, which slew them; and upon the men of Shechem, which aided H2388 him in the killing of his brethren.

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And Samson said unto the lad that held H2388 him by the hand, Suffer me that I may feel the pillars whereupon the house standeth, that I may lean upon them.

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And Samson called unto the LORD, and said, O Lord GOD, remember me, I pray thee, and strengthen H2388 me, I pray thee, only this once, O God, that I may be at once avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes.

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And his father in law, the damsel's father, retained H2388 him; and he abode with him three days: so they did eat and drink, and lodged there.

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But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took H2388 his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning: and when the day began to spring, they let her go.

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1. Gen 19:16–Jdg 19:25

2. Jdg 19:29–1Ch 21:4

3. 1Ch 22:13–Neh 2:18

4. Neh 3:4–Isa 4:1

5. Isa 22:21–Dan 11:1

6. Dan 11:5–Mal 3:13

 
 
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