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Lexicon :: Strong's H2416 - chay

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חַי
Transliteration
chay
Pronunciation
khah'·ē (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective, feminine noun, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 644a

Strong’s Definitions

חַי chay, khah'-ee; from H2421; alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively:— age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, merry, multitude, (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 501x

The KJV translates Strong's H2416 in the following manner: live (197x), life (144x), beast (76x), alive (31x), creature (15x), running (7x), living thing (6x), raw (6x), miscellaneous (19x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 501x
The KJV translates Strong's H2416 in the following manner: live (197x), life (144x), beast (76x), alive (31x), creature (15x), running (7x), living thing (6x), raw (6x), miscellaneous (19x).
adj
  1. living, alive

    1. green (of vegetation)

    2. flowing, fresh (of water)

    3. lively, active (of man)

    4. reviving (of the springtime)

      n m
  2. relatives

  3. life (abstract emphatic)

    1. life

    2. sustenance, maintenance

      n f
  4. living thing, animal

    1. animal

    2. life

    3. appetite

    4. revival, renewal

  5. community

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חַי chay, khah'-ee; from H2421; alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively:— age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, merry, multitude, (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2416 matches the Hebrew חַי (chay),
which occurs 529 times in 446 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 9 (Gen 1:20–Gen 45:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:20 - And God said, “Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds[fn] fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:21 - So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:24 - And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” And it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:25 - And God made the beasts of the earth according to their kinds and the livestock according to their kinds, and everything that creeps on the ground according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:28 - And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:30 - And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:7 - then the LORD God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:9 - And out of the ground the LORD God made to spring up every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:19 - Now out of the ground the LORD God had formed[fn] every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. And whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:20 - The man gave names to all livestock and to the birds of the heavens and to every beast of the field. But for Adam[fn] there was not found a helper fit for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 - Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You[fn] shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:14 - The LORD God said to the serpent,
“Because you have done this,
cursed are you above all livestock
and above all beasts of the field;
on your belly you shall go,
and dust you shall eat
all the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:17 - And to Adam he said,
“Because you have listened to the voice of your wife
and have eaten of the tree
of which I commanded you,
‘You shall not eat of it,’
cursed is the ground because of you;
in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:20 - The man called his wife’s name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:22 - Then the LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach out his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat, and live forever—”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:24 - He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:17 - For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:19 - And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every sort into the ark to keep them alive with you. They shall be male and female.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:11 - In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the windows of the heavens were opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:14 - they and every beast, according to its kind, and all the livestock according to their kinds, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, according to its kind, and every bird, according to its kind, every winged creature.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:15 - They went into the ark with Noah, two and two of all flesh in which there was the breath of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:21 - And all flesh died that moved on the earth, birds, livestock, beasts, all swarming creatures that swarm on the earth, and all mankind.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:22 - Everything on the dry land in whose nostrils was the breath of life died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:1 - But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:17 - Bring out with you every living thing that is with you of all flesh—birds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth—that they may swarm on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:19 - Every beast, every creeping thing, and every bird, everything that moves on the earth, went out by families from the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:21 - And when the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, the LORD said in his heart, “I will never again curse[fn] the ground because of man, for the intention of man’s heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:2 - The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they are delivered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:3 - Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:5 - And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:10 - and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the livestock, and every beast of the earth with you, as many as came out of the ark; it is for every beast of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:12 - And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:15 - I will remember my covenant that is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh. And the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:16 - When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:10 - The LORD said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife shall have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:14 - Is anything too hard[fn] for the LORD? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:1 - Sarah lived 127 years; these were the years of the life of Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:6 - But to the sons of his concubines Abraham gave gifts, and while he was still living he sent them away from his son Isaac, eastward to the east country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:7 - These are the days of the years of Abraham’s life, 175 years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:17 - (These are the years of the life of Ishmael: 137 years. He breathed his last and died, and was gathered to his people.)
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:19 - But when Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found there a well of spring water,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:46 - Then Rebekah said to Isaac, “I loathe my life because of the Hittite women.[fn] If Jacob marries one of the Hittite women like these, one of the women of the land, what good will my life be to me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:20 - Come now, let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits.[fn] Then we will say that a fierce animal has devoured him, and we will see what will become of his dreams.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:33 - And he identified it and said, “It is my son’s robe. A fierce animal has devoured him. Joseph is without doubt torn to pieces.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:15 - By this you shall be tested: by the life of Pharaoh, you shall not go from this place unless your youngest brother comes here.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:16 - Send one of you, and let him bring your brother, while you remain confined, that your words may be tested, whether there is truth in you. Or else, by the life of Pharaoh, surely you are spies.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:7 - They replied, “The man questioned us carefully about ourselves and our kindred, saying, ‘Is your father still alive? Do you have another brother?’ What we told him was in answer to these questions. Could we in any way know that he would say, ‘Bring your brother down’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:27 - And he inquired about their welfare and said, “Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:28 - They said, “Your servant our father is well; he is still alive.” And they bowed their heads and prostrated themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:3 - And Joseph said to his brothers, “I am Joseph! Is my father still alive?” But his brothers could not answer him, for they were dismayed at his presence.

 
 
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