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Lexicon :: Strong's H2388 - chazaq

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

TWOT Reference: 636

Strong’s Definitions

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.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 290x

The KJV translates Strong's 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).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 290x
The KJV translates Strong's 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).
  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.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2388 matches the Hebrew חָזַק (chazaq),
which occurs 383 times in 267 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 6 (Gen 19:16–Jdg 19:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:16 - But he hesitated. So the men seized H2388 his hand and the hand of his wife and the [fn]hands of his two daughters, for the compassion of the LORD was upon him; and they brought him out, and put him outside the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:18 - “Arise, lift up the lad, and hold H2388 him by [fn]the hand, for I will make a great nation of him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:56 - When the famine was spread over all the face of the earth, then Joseph opened all [fn]the storehouses, and sold to the Egyptians; and the famine was severe H2388 in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:57 - The people of all the earth came to Egypt to buy grain from Joseph, because the famine was severe H2388 in all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:20 - So Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh, for [fn]every Egyptian sold his field, because the famine was severe H2388 upon them. Thus the land became Pharaoh’s.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:2 - When [fn]it was told to Jacob, “Behold, your son Joseph has come to you,” Israel [fn]collected H2388 his strength H2388 and sat [fn]up in the bed.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:4 - But the LORD said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand and grasp it by its tail”—so he stretched out his hand and caught H2388 it, and it became a staff in his [fn]hand—
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:21 - The LORD said to Moses, “When you go [fn]back to Egypt see that you perform before Pharaoh all the wonders which I have put in your [fn]power; but I will harden H2388 his heart so that he will not let the people go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:13 - Yet Pharaoh’s heart was [fn]hardened, H2388 and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:22 - But the [fn]magicians of Egypt did [fn]the same with their secret arts; and Pharaoh’s heart was [fn]hardened, H2388 and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:19 - Then the [fn]magicians said to Pharaoh, “This is the finger of God.” But Pharaoh’s heart was [fn]hardened, H2388 and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:2 - “For if you refuse to let them go and [fn]continue to hold H2388 them,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:12 - And the LORD [fn]hardened H2388 Pharaoh’s heart, and he did not listen to them, just as the LORD had spoken to Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:35 - Pharaoh’s heart was [fn]hardened, H2388 and he did not let the sons of Israel go, just as the LORD had spoken through Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:20 - But the LORD [fn]hardened H2388 Pharaoh’s heart, and he did not let the sons of Israel go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:27 - But the LORD [fn]hardened H2388 Pharaoh’s heart, and he was not willing to let them go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:10 - Moses and Aaron performed all these wonders before Pharaoh; yet the LORD [fn]hardened H2388 Pharaoh’s heart, and he did not let the sons of Israel go out of his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:33 - The Egyptians urged H2388 the people, to send them out of the land in haste, for they said, “We will all be dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:4 - “Thus I will [fn]harden H2388 Pharaoh’s heart, and he will chase after them; and I will be honored through Pharaoh and all his army, and the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD.” And they did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:8 - The LORD [fn]hardened H2388 the heart of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and he chased after the sons of Israel as the sons of Israel were going out [fn]boldly.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:17 - “As for Me, behold, I will [fn]harden H2388 the hearts of the Egyptians so that they will go in after them; and I will be honored through Pharaoh and all his army, through his chariots and his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:19 - When the sound of the trumpet grew louder H2388 and louder, Moses spoke and God answered him with [fn]thunder.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:35 - ‘Now in case a [fn]countryman of yours becomes poor and his [fn]means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain H2388 him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:20 - “How is the land, is it fat or lean? Are there trees in it or not? [fn]Make H2388 an effort H2388 then to get some of the fruit of the land.” Now the time was the time of the first ripe grapes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:38 - ‘Joshua the son of Nun, who stands before you, he shall enter there; encourage H2388 him, for he will cause Israel to inherit it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:28 - ‘But charge Joshua and encourage H2388 him and strengthen him, for he shall go across [fn]at the head of this people, and he will give them as an inheritance the land which you will see.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:8 - “You shall therefore keep every commandment which I am commanding you today, so that you may be strong H2388 and go in and possess the land into which you are about to cross to possess it;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:23 - “Only be sure H2388 not to eat the blood, for the blood is the [fn]life, and you shall not eat the [fn]life with the flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:25 - “But if in the field the man finds the girl who is engaged, and the man forces H2388 her and lies with her, then only the man who lies with her shall die.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:11 - “If two men, a man and his [fn]countryman, are struggling together, and the wife of one comes near to deliver her husband from the hand of the one who is striking him, and puts out her hand and seizes H2388 his genitals,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:6 - “Be strong H2388 and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble at them, for the LORD your God is the one who goes with you. He will not fail you or forsake you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:7 - Then Moses called to Joshua and said to him in the sight of all Israel, “Be strong H2388 and courageous, for you shall go with this people into the land which the LORD has sworn to their fathers to give them, and you shall give it to them as an inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:23 - Then He commissioned Joshua the son of Nun, and said, “Be strong H2388 and courageous, for you shall bring the sons of Israel into the land which I swore to them, and I will be with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:6 - “Be strong H2388 and courageous, for you shall give this people possession of the land which I swore to their fathers to give them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:7 - “Only be strong H2388 and very courageous; [fn]be careful to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may [fn]have success wherever you go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:9 - “Have I not commanded you? Be strong H2388 and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:18 - “Anyone who rebels against your [fn]command and does not obey your words in all that you command him, shall be put to death; only be strong H2388 and courageous.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:25 - Joshua then said to them, “Do not fear or be dismayed! Be strong H2388 and courageous, for thus the LORD will do to all your enemies with whom you fight.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:20 - For it was of the LORD to [fn]harden H2388 their hearts, to meet Israel in battle in order that he might utterly destroy them, that they might [fn]receive no mercy, but that he might destroy them, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:13 - It came about when the sons of Israel became H2388 strong, H2388 they put the Canaanites to forced labor, but they did not [fn]drive them out completely.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:6 - “Be very firm, H2388 then, to keep and do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you may not turn aside from it to the right hand or to the left,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:28 - It came about when Israel became H2388 strong, H2388 that they put the Canaanites to forced labor, but they did not drive them out completely.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:12 - Now the sons of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD. So the LORD strengthened H2388 Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done evil in the sight of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:8 - So [fn]the 300 men took the people’s provisions and their trumpets into their hands. And [fn]Gideon sent all the other men of Israel, each to his tent, but retained H2388 the 300 men; and the camp of Midian was below him in the valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:11 - and you will hear what they say; and afterward your hands will be strengthened H2388 that you may go down against the camp.” So he went with Purah his servant down to the [fn]outposts of the army that was in the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:20 - When the three [fn]companies blew the trumpets and broke the pitchers, they held H2388 the torches in their left hands and the trumpets in their right hands for blowing, and cried, “A sword for the LORD and for Gideon!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:24 - so that the violence [fn]done to the seventy sons of Jerubbaal might come, and their blood might be laid on Abimelech their brother, who killed them, and on the men of Shechem, who strengthened H2388 his hands to kill his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:26 - Then Samson said to the boy who was holding H2388 his hand, “Let me feel the pillars on which the house rests, that I may lean against them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:28 - Then Samson called to the LORD and said, “O Lord [fn]GOD, please remember me and please strengthen H2388 me just this time, O God, that I may at once be avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:4 - His father-in-law, the girl’s father, detained H2388 him; and he remained with him three days. So they ate and drank and lodged there.

 
 
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