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Lexicon :: Strong's H2428 - chayil

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חַיִל
Transliteration
chayil
Pronunciation
khah'·yil (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 624a

Strong’s Definitions

חַיִל chayil, khah'-yil; from H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength:—able, activity, ( ) army, band of men (soldiers), company, (great) forces, goods, host, might, power, riches, strength, strong, substance, train, ( ) valiant(-ly), valour, virtuous(-ly), war, worthy(-ily).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 243x

The KJV translates Strong's H2428 in the following manner: army (56x), man of valour (37x), host (29x), forces (14x), valiant (13x), strength (12x), riches (11x), wealth (10x), power (9x), substance (8x), might (6x), strong (5x), miscellaneous (33x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 243x
The KJV translates Strong's H2428 in the following manner: army (56x), man of valour (37x), host (29x), forces (14x), valiant (13x), strength (12x), riches (11x), wealth (10x), power (9x), substance (8x), might (6x), strong (5x), miscellaneous (33x).
  1. strength, might, efficiency, wealth, army

    1. strength

    2. ability, efficiency

    3. wealth

    4. force, army

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חַיִל chayil, khah'-yil; from H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength:—able, activity, ( ) army, band of men (soldiers), company, (great) forces, goods, host, might, power, riches, strength, strong, substance, train, ( ) valiant(-ly), valour, virtuous(-ly), war, worthy(-ily).

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2428 matches the Hebrew חַיִל (chayil),
which occurs 245 times in 228 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 34:29–2Sa 24:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:29 - All their wealth, all their little ones and their wives, all that was in the houses, they captured and plundered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:6 - The land of Egypt is before you. Settle your father and your brothers in the best of the land. Let them settle in the land of Goshen, and if you know any able men among them, put them in charge of my livestock.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:4 - And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and he will pursue them, and I will get glory over Pharaoh and all his host, and the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD.” And they did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:9 - The Egyptians pursued them, all Pharaoh’s horses and chariots and his horsemen and his army, and overtook them encamped at the sea, by Pi-hahiroth, in front of Baal-zephon.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:17 - And I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they shall go in after them, and I will get glory over Pharaoh and all his host, his chariots, and his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:28 - The waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen; of all the host of Pharaoh that had followed them into the sea, not one of them remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:4 - “Pharaoh’s chariots and his host he cast into the sea,
and his chosen officers were sunk in the Red Sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:21 - Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:25 - Moses chose able men out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:18 - Edom shall be dispossessed;
Seir also, his enemies, shall be dispossessed.
Israel is doing valiantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:9 - And the people of Israel took captive the women of Midian and their little ones, and they took as plunder all their cattle, their flocks, and all their goods.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:14 - And Moses was angry with the officers of the army, the commanders of thousands and the commanders of hundreds, who had come from service in the war.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:18 - “And I commanded you at that time, saying, ‘The LORD your God has given you this land to possess. All your men of valor shall cross over armed before your brothers, the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:17 - Beware lest you say in your heart, ‘My power and the might of my hand have gotten me this wealth.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:18 - You shall remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:4 - and what he did to the army of Egypt, to their horses and to their chariots, how he made the water of the Red Sea flow over them as they pursued after you, and how the LORD has destroyed them to this day,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:11 - Bless, O LORD, his substance,
and accept the work of his hands;
crush the loins of his adversaries,
of those who hate him, that they rise not again.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:14 - Your wives, your little ones, and your livestock shall remain in the land that Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but all the men of valor among you shall pass over armed before your brothers and shall help them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:2 - And the LORD said to Joshua, “See, I have given Jericho into your hand, with its king and mighty men of valor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:3 - So Joshua and all the fighting men arose to go up to Ai. And Joshua chose 30,000 mighty men of valor and sent them out by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:7 - So Joshua went up from Gilgal, he and all the people of war with him, and all the mighty men of valor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:29 - And they killed at that time about 10,000 of the Moabites, all strong, able-bodied men; not a man escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:12 - And the angel of the LORD appeared to him and said to him, “The LORD is with you, O mighty man of valor.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:1 - Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty warrior, but he was the son of a prostitute. Gilead was the father of Jephthah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:2 - So the people of Dan sent five able men from the whole number of their tribe, from Zorah and from Eshtaol, to spy out the land and to explore it. And they said to them, “Go and explore the land.” And they came to the hill country of Ephraim, to the house of Micah, and lodged there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:44 - Eighteen thousand men of Benjamin fell, all of them men of valor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:46 - So all who fell that day of Benjamin were 25,000 men who drew the sword, all of them men of valor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:10 - So the congregation sent 12,000 of their bravest men there and commanded them, “Go and strike the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead with the edge of the sword; also the women and the little ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:1 - Now Naomi had a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:11 - And now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you all that you ask, for all my fellow townsmen know that you are a worthy woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:11 - Then all the people who were at the gate and the elders said, “We are witnesses. May the LORD make the woman, who is coming into your house, like Rachel and Leah, who together built up the house of Israel. May you act worthily in Ephrathah and be renowned in Bethlehem,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:4 - The bows of the mighty are broken,
but the feeble bind on strength.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:1 - There was a man of Benjamin whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite, a man of wealth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:26 - Saul also went to his home at Gibeah, and with him went men of valor whose hearts God had touched.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:48 - And he did valiantly and struck the Amalekites and delivered Israel out of the hands of those who plundered them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:52 - There was hard fighting against the Philistines all the days of Saul. And when Saul saw any strong man, or any valiant man, he attached him to himself.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:18 - One of the young men answered, “Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skillful in playing, a man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a man of good presence, and the LORD is with him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:20 - And David rose early in the morning and left the sheep with a keeper and took the provisions and went, as Jesse had commanded him. And he came to the encampment as the host was going out to the battle line, shouting the war cry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:17 - Then Saul said to David, “Here is my elder daughter Merab. I will give her to you for a wife. Only be valiant for me and fight the LORD’s battles.” For Saul thought, “Let not my hand be against him, but let the hand of the Philistines be against him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:12 - all the valiant men arose and went all night and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Beth-shan, and they came to Jabesh and burned them there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:7 - Now therefore let your hands be strong, and be valiant, for Saul your lord is dead, and the house of Judah has anointed me king over them.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:9 - When Toi king of Hamath heard that David had defeated the whole army of Hadadezer,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:16 - And as Joab was besieging the city, he assigned Uriah to the place where he knew there were valiant men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:28 - Then Absalom commanded his servants, “Mark when Amnon’s heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, ‘Strike Amnon,’ then kill him. Do not fear; have I not commanded you? Be courageous and be valiant.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:10 - Then even the valiant man, whose heart is like the heart of a lion, will utterly melt with fear, for all Israel knows that your father is a mighty man, and that those who are with him are valiant men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:33 - This God is my strong refuge
and has made my[fn] way blameless.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:40 - For you equipped me with strength for the battle;
you made those who rise against me sink under me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:20 - And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was a valiant man[fn] of Kabzeel, a doer of great deeds. He struck down two ariels[fn] of Moab. He also went down and struck down a lion in a pit on a day when snow had fallen.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:2 - So the king said to Joab, the commander of the army,[fn] who was with him, “Go through all the tribes of Israel, from Dan to Beersheba, and number the people, that I may know the number of the people.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:4 - But the king’s word prevailed against Joab and the commanders of the army. So Joab and the commanders of the army went out from the presence of the king to number the people of Israel.

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