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Lexicon :: Strong's H2421 - chayah

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חָיָה
Transliteration
chayah
Pronunciation
khä·yä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [compare חָוָה (H2331), חָיָה (H2421)]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 644

Strong’s Definitions

חָיָה châyâh, khaw-yaw'; a primitive root (compare H2331, H2421); to live, whether literally or figuratively; causatively, to revive:—keep (leave, make) alive, × certainly, give (promise) life, (let, suffer to) live, nourish up, preserve (alive), quicken, recover, repair, restore (to life), revive, (× God) save (alive, life, lives), × surely, be whole.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 262x

The KJV translates Strong's H2421 in the following manner: live (153x), alive (34x), save (13x), quicken (14x), revive (12x), surely (10x), life (9x), recover (8x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 262x
The KJV translates Strong's H2421 in the following manner: live (153x), alive (34x), save (13x), quicken (14x), revive (12x), surely (10x), life (9x), recover (8x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. to live, have life, remain alive, sustain life, live prosperously, live for ever, be quickened, be alive, be restored to life or health

    1. (Qal)

      1. to live

        1. to have life

        2. to continue in life, remain alive

        3. to sustain life, to live on or upon

        4. to live (prosperously)

      2. to revive, be quickened

        1. from sickness

        2. from discouragement

        3. from faintness

        4. from death

    2. (Piel)

      1. to preserve alive, let live

      2. to give life

      3. to quicken, revive, refresh

        1. to restore to life

        2. to cause to grow

        3. to restore

        4. to revive

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to preserve alive, let live

      2. to quicken, revive

        1. to restore (to health)

        2. to revive

        3. to restore to life

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָיָה châyâh, khaw-yaw'; a primitive root (compare H2331, H2421); to live, whether literally or figuratively; causatively, to revive:—keep (leave, make) alive, × certainly, give (promise) life, (let, suffer to) live, nourish up, preserve (alive), quicken, recover, repair, restore (to life), revive, (× God) save (alive, life, lives), × surely, be whole.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2421 matches the Hebrew חָיָה (chayah),
which occurs 271 times in 235 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 5:3–Gen 47:19)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:3 - And Adam lived H2421 an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:6 - And Seth lived H2421 an hundred and five years, and begat Enos:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:7 - And Seth lived H2421 after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:9 - And Enos lived H2421 ninety years, and begat Cainan:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:10 - And Enos lived H2421 after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:12 - And Cainan lived H2421 seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:13 - And Cainan lived H2421 after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:15 - And Mahalaleel lived H2421 sixty and five years, and begat Jared:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:16 - And Mahalaleel lived H2421 after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:18 - And Jared lived H2421 an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:19 - And Jared lived H2421 after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:21 - And Enoch lived H2421 sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:25 - And Methuselah lived H2421 an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:26 - And Methuselah lived H2421 after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:28 - And Lamech lived H2421 an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:30 - And Lamech lived H2421 after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:19 - And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive H2421 with thee; they shall be male and female.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:20 - Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive. H2421
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:3 - Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep H2421 seed alive H2421 upon the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:28 - And Noah lived H2421 after the flood three hundred and fifty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:11 - And Shem lived H2421 after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:13 - And Arphaxad lived H2421 after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:15 - And Salah lived H2421 after he begat Eber four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:16 - And Eber lived H2421 four and thirty years, and begat Peleg:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:17 - And Eber lived H2421 after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:18 - And Peleg lived H2421 thirty years, and begat Reu:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:19 - And Peleg lived H2421 after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:20 - And Reu lived H2421 two and thirty years, and begat Serug:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:21 - And Reu lived H2421 after he begat Serug two hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:22 - And Serug lived H2421 thirty years, and begat Nahor:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:23 - And Serug lived H2421 after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:24 - And Nahor lived H2421 nine and twenty years, and begat Terah:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:25 - And Nahor lived H2421 after he begat Terah an hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:26 - And Terah lived H2421 seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:12 - Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive. H2421
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:13 - Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live H2421 because of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:18 - And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live H2421 before thee!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:19 - Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving H2421 my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take me, and I die:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:20 - Behold now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live. H2421
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:32 - Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve H2421 seed of our father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:34 - And it came to pass on the morrow, that the firstborn said unto the younger, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father: let us make him drink wine this night also; and go thou in, and lie with him, that we may preserve H2421 seed of our father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:7 - Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: H2421 and if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that are thine.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:40 - And by thy sword shalt thou live, H2421 and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:32 - With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let him not live: H2421 before our brethren discern thou what is thine with me, and take it to thee. For Jacob knew not that Rachel had stolen them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:2 - And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, H2421 and not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:18 - And Joseph said unto them the third day, This do, and live; H2421 for I fear God:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:8 - And Judah said unto Israel his father, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go; that we may live, H2421 and not die, both we, and thou, and also our little ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:7 - And God sent me before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives H2421 by a great deliverance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:27 - And they told him all the words of Joseph, which he had said unto them: and when he saw the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob their father revived: H2421
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:19 - Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may live, H2421 and not die, that the land be not desolate.

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