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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 243 times in 228 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 34:29–2Sa 24:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:29 - and all their wealth. All their little ones and their wives they took captive; and they plundered even all that was in the houses.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:6 - “The land of Egypt is before you. Have your father and brothers dwell in the best of the land; let them dwell in the land of Goshen. And if you know any competent men among them, then make them chief herdsmen over my livestock.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:4 - “Then I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, so that he will pursue them; and I will gain honor over Pharaoh and over all his army, that the Egyptians may know that I am the LORD.” And they did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:9 - So the Egyptians pursued them, all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, his horsemen and his army, and overtook them camping by the sea beside Pi Hahiroth, before Baal Zephon.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:17 - “And I indeed will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them. So I will gain honor over Pharaoh and over all his army, his chariots, and his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:28 - Then the waters returned and covered the chariots, the horsemen, and all the army of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them. Not so much as one of them remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:4 - Pharaoh’s chariots and his army He has cast into the sea;
His chosen captains also are drowned in the Red Sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:21 - “Moreover you shall select from all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:25 - And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people: rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:18 - “And Edom shall be a possession;
Seir also, his enemies, shall be a possession,
While Israel does valiantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:9 - And the children of Israel took the women of Midian captive, with their little ones, and took as spoil all their cattle, all their flocks, and all their goods.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:14 - But Moses was angry with the officers of the army, with the captains over thousands and captains over hundreds, who had come from the battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:18 - “Then I commanded you at that time, saying: ‘The LORD your God has given you this land to possess. All you men of valor shall cross over armed before your brethren, the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:17 - “then you say in your heart, ‘My power and the might of my hand have gained me this wealth.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:18 - “And you shall remember the LORD your God, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:4 - “what He did to the army of Egypt, to their horses and their chariots: how He made the waters of the Red Sea overflow them as they pursued you, and how the LORD has destroyed them to this day;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:11 - Bless his substance, LORD,
And accept the work of his hands;
Strike the loins of those who rise against him,
And 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 which Moses gave you on this side of the Jordan. But you shall pass before your brethren armed, all your mighty men of valor, and help them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:2 - And the LORD said to Joshua: “See! I have given Jericho into your hand, its king, and the mighty men of valor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:3 - So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up against Ai; and Joshua chose thirty thousand mighty men of valor and sent them away by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:7 - So Joshua ascended from Gilgal, he and all the people of war with him, and all the mighty men of valor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:29 - And at that time they killed about ten thousand men of Moab, all stout men of valor; 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, you mighty man of valor!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:1 - Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valor, but he was the son of a harlot; and Gilead begot Jephthah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:2 - So the children of Dan sent five men of their family from their territory, men of valor from Zorah and Eshtaol, to spy out the land and search it. They said to them, “Go, search the land.” So they went to the mountains of Ephraim, to the house of Micah, and lodged there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:44 - And eighteen thousand men of Benjamin fell; all these were men of valor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:46 - So all who fell of Benjamin that day were twenty-five thousand men who drew the sword; all these were men of valor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:10 - So the congregation sent out there twelve thousand of their most valiant men, and commanded them, saying, “Go and strike the inhabitants of Jabesh Gilead with the edge of the sword, including the women and children.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:1 - There was a relative of Naomi’s husband, a man of great wealth, of the family of Elimelech. His name was Boaz.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:11 - “And now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you all that you request, for all the people of my town know that you are a virtuous woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:11 - And all the people who were at the gate, and the elders, said, “We are witnesses. The LORD make the woman who is coming to your house like Rachel and Leah, the two who built the house of Israel; and may you prosper in Ephrathah and be famous in Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:4 - “The bows of the mighty men are broken,
And those who stumbled are girded with strength.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:1 - There was a man of Benjamin whose name was Kish the son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bechorath, the son of Aphiah, a Benjamite, a mighty man of power.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:26 - And Saul also went home to Gibeah; and valiant men went with him, whose hearts God had touched.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:48 - And he gathered an army and attacked the Amalekites, and delivered Israel from the hands of those who plundered them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:52 - Now there was fierce war with the Philistines all the days of Saul. And when Saul saw any strong man or any valiant man, he took him for himself.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:18 - Then one of the servants answered and said, “Look, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skillful in playing, a mighty man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a handsome person; and the LORD is with him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:20 - So David rose early in the morning, left the sheep with a keeper, and took the things and went as Jesse had commanded him. And he came to the camp as the army was going out to the fight and shouting for the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:17 - Then Saul said to David, “Here is my older daughter Merab; I will give her to you as a wife. Only be valiant for me, and fight the LORD’s battles.” For Saul thought, “Let my hand not be against him, but let the hand of the Philistines be against him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:12 - all the valiant men arose and traveled 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 strengthened, and be valiant; for your master Saul is dead, and also the house of Judah has anointed me king over them.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:9 - When Toi[fn] king of Hamath heard that David had defeated all the army of Hadadezer,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:16 - So it was, while Joab besieged the city, that he assigned Uriah to a place where he knew there were valiant men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:28 - Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, “Watch now, when Amnon’s heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, ‘Strike Amnon!’ then kill him. Do not be afraid. Have I not commanded you? Be courageous and valiant.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:10 - “And even he who is valiant, whose heart is like the heart of a lion, will melt completely. For all Israel knows that your father is a mighty man, and those who are with him are valiant men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:33 - God is my strength and power,[fn]
And He makes my[fn] way perfect.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:40 - For You have armed me with strength for the battle;
You have subdued under me those who rose against me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:20 - Benaiah was the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man from Kabzeel, who had done many deeds. He had killed two lion-like heroes of Moab. He also had gone down and killed a lion in the midst of a pit on a snowy day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:2 - So the king said to Joab the commander of the army who was with him, “Now go throughout all the tribes of Israel, from Dan to Beersheba, and count the people, that I may know the number of the people.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:4 - Nevertheless the king’s word prevailed against Joab and against the captains of the army. Therefore Joab and the captains of the army went out from the presence of the king to count the people of Israel.

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