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Lexicon :: Strong's H2490 - chalal


khä·lal' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [compare חָלָה (H2470)]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 660,661

KJV Translation Count — Total: 141x
The KJV translates Strongs H2490 in the following manner: begin (52x), profane (36x), pollute (23x), defile (9x), break (4x), wounded (3x), eat (2x), slay (2x), first (1x), gather grapes (1x), inheritance (1x), began men (1x), piped (1x), players (1x), prostitute (1x), sorrow (1x), stain (1x), eat as common things (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to profane, defile, pollute, desecrate, begin

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to profane oneself, defile oneself, pollute oneself

        1. ritually

        2. sexually

      2. to be polluted, be defiled

    2. (Piel)

      1. to profane, make common, defile, pollute

      2. to violate the honour of, dishonour

      3. to violate (a covenant)

      4. to treat as common

    3. (Pual) to profane (name of God)

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to let be profaned

      2. to begin

    5. (Hophal) to be begun

  2. to wound (fatally), bore through, pierce, bore

    1. (Qal) to pierce

    2. (Pual) to be slain

    3. (Poel) to wound, pierce

    4. (Poal) to be wounded

  3. (Piel) to play the flute or pipe

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָלַל châlal, khaw-lal'; a primitive root (compare H2470); also denominative (from H2485) properly, to bore, i.e. (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively, to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by an 'opening wedge'); to play (the flute):—begin (× men began), defile, × break, defile, × eat (as common things), × first, × gather the grape thereof, × take inheritance, pipe, player on instruments, pollute, (cast as) profane (self), prostitute, slay (slain), sorrow, stain, wound.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon

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Concordance Results Using NASB

Strong's Number H2490 matches the Hebrew חָלַל (chalal),
which occurs 146 times in 128 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB
Page 1 / 3 (Gen 4:26–1Ch 1:10)

Tools specific to Gen 4:26

Gen 4:26

To Seth, to him also a son was born; and he called his name Enosh. Then men began H2490 to call fnupon the name of the LORD.

Tools specific to Gen 6:1

Gen 6:1

Now it came about, when men began H2490 to multiply on the face of the land, and daughters were born to them,

Tools specific to Gen 9:20

Gen 9:20

Then Noah began H2490 fnfarming and planted a vineyard.

Tools specific to Gen 10:8

Gen 10:8

Now Cush fnbecame the father of Nimrod; he fnbecame H2490 a mighty one on the earth.

Tools specific to Gen 11:6

Gen 11:6

The LORD said, “Behold, they are one people, and they all have fnthe same language. And this is what they began H2490 to do, and now nothing which they purpose to do will be fnimpossible for them.

Tools specific to Gen 41:54

Gen 41:54

and the seven years of famine began H2490 to come, just as Joseph had said, then there was famine in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Tools specific to Gen 44:12

Gen 44:12

He searched, beginning H2490 with the oldest and ending with the youngest, and the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack.

Tools specific to Gen 49:4

Gen 49:4

fnUncontrolled as water, you shall not have preeminence,
Because you went up to your father’s bed;
Then you defiled H2490 it—he went up to my couch.

Tools specific to Exo 20:25

Exo 20:25

‘If you make an altar of stone for Me, you shall not build it of cut stones, for if you wield your tool on it, you will profane H2490 it.

Tools specific to Exo 31:14

Exo 31:14

‘Therefore you are to observe the sabbath, for it is holy to you. Everyone who profanes H2490 it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does any work on it, that person shall be cut off from among his people.

Tools specific to Lev 19:8

Lev 19:8

‘Everyone who eats it will bear his iniquity, for he has profaned H2490 the holy thing of the LORD; and that person shall be cut off from his people.

Tools specific to Lev 21:4

Lev 21:4

‘He shall not defile himself as a fnrelative by marriage among his people, and so profane H2490 himself.

Tools specific to Lev 21:6

Lev 21:6

‘They shall be holy to their God and not profane H2490 the name of their God, for they present the offerings by fire fnto the LORD, the food of their God; so they shall be holy.

Tools specific to Lev 21:9

Lev 21:9

‘Also the daughter of any priest, if she profanes H2490 herself by harlotry, she profanes H2490 her father; she shall be burned with fire.

Tools specific to Lev 21:12

Lev 21:12

nor shall he go out of the sanctuary nor profane H2490 the sanctuary of his God, for the consecration of the anointing oil of his God is on him; I am the LORD.

Tools specific to Lev 21:15

Lev 21:15

so that he will not profane H2490 his fnoffspring among his people; for I am the LORD who sanctifies him.’”

Tools specific to Lev 21:23

Lev 21:23

only he shall not go in to the veil or come near the altar because he has a defect, so that he will not profane H2490 My sanctuaries. For I am the LORD who sanctifies them.’”

Tools specific to Lev 22:2

Lev 22:2

“Tell Aaron and his sons to be careful with the holy gifts of the sons of Israel, which they dedicate to Me, so as not to profane H2490 My holy name; I am the LORD.

Tools specific to Lev 22:9

Lev 22:9

‘They shall therefore keep My charge, so that they will not bear sin because of it and die thereby because they profane H2490 it; I am the LORD who sanctifies them.

Tools specific to Lev 22:15

Lev 22:15

‘They shall not profane H2490 the holy gifts of the sons of Israel which they offer to the LORD,

Tools specific to Lev 22:32

Lev 22:32

“You shall not profane H2490 My holy name, but I will be sanctified among the sons of Israel; I am the LORD who sanctifies you,

Tools specific to Num 16:46

Num 16:46

Moses said to Aaron, “Take your censer and put in it fire from the altar, and lay incense on it; then bring it quickly to the congregation and make atonement for them, for wrath has gone forth from the LORD, the plague has begun!” H2490

Tools specific to Num 16:47

Num 16:47

Then Aaron took it as Moses had spoken, and ran into the midst of the assembly, for behold, the plague had begun H2490 among the people. So he put on the incense and made atonement for the people.

Tools specific to Num 18:32

Num 18:32

‘You will bear no sin by reason of it when you have fnoffered the fnbest of it. But you shall not profane H2490 the sacred gifts of the sons of Israel, or you will die.’”

Tools specific to Num 25:1

Num 25:1

While Israel remained at Shittim, the people began H2490 to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab.

Tools specific to Num 30:2

Num 30:2

“If a man makes a vow to the LORD, or takes an oath to bind himself with a binding obligation, he shall not violate H2490 his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

Tools specific to Deu 2:24

Deu 2:24

‘Arise, set out, and pass through the fnvalley of Arnon. Look! I have given Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land into your hand; begin H2490 to take possession and contend with him in battle.

Tools specific to Deu 2:25

Deu 2:25

‘This day I will begin H2490 to put the dread and fear of you fnupon the peoples fneverywhere under the heavens, who, when they hear the report of you, will tremble and be in anguish because of you.’

Tools specific to Deu 2:31

Deu 2:31

“The LORD said to me, ‘See, I have begun H2490 to deliver Sihon and his land fnover to you. Begin H2490 to fnoccupy, that you may possess his land.’

Tools specific to Deu 3:24

Deu 3:24

‘O Lord fnGOD, You have begun H2490 to show Your servant Your greatness and Your strong hand; for what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as Yours?

Tools specific to Deu 16:9

Deu 16:9

“You shall count seven weeks for yourself; you shall begin H2490 to count seven weeks from the time you begin H2490 to put the sickle to the standing grain.

Tools specific to Deu 20:6

Deu 20:6

‘Who is the man that has planted a vineyard and has not fnbegun H2490 to use H2490 its fruit? H2490 Let him depart and return to his house, otherwise he might die in the battle and another man fnwould begin H2490 to use H2490 its fruit. H2490

Tools specific to Deu 28:30

Deu 28:30

“You shall betroth a wife, but another man will violate her; you shall build a house, but you will not live in it; you shall plant a vineyard, but you will not fnuse H2490 its fruit. H2490

Tools specific to Jos 3:7

Jos 3:7

Now the LORD said to Joshua, “This day I will begin H2490 to exalt you in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you.

Tools specific to Jdg 10:18

Jdg 10:18

The people, the leaders of Gilead, said to one another, “Who is the man who will begin H2490 to fight against the sons of Ammon? He shall become head over all the inhabitants of Gilead.”

Tools specific to Jdg 13:5

Jdg 13:5

“For behold, you shall conceive and give birth to a son, and no razor shall come upon his head, for the boy shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb; and he shall begin H2490 to deliver Israel from the hands of the Philistines.”

Tools specific to Jdg 13:25

Jdg 13:25

And the Spirit of the LORD began H2490 to stir him in fnMahaneh-dan, between Zorah and Eshtaol.

Tools specific to Jdg 16:19

Jdg 16:19

She made him sleep on her knees, and called for a man and had him shave off the seven locks of his fnhair. Then she began H2490 to afflict him, and his strength left him.

Tools specific to Jdg 16:22

Jdg 16:22

However, the hair of his head began H2490 to grow again after it was shaved off.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:31

Jdg 20:31

The sons of Benjamin went out fnagainst the people and were drawn away from the city, and they began H2490 to strike fnand kill some of the people as at other times, on the highways, one of which goes up to Bethel and the other to Gibeah, and in the field, about thirty men of Israel.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:39

Jdg 20:39

Then the men of Israel turned in the battle, and Benjamin began H2490 to strike fnand kill about thirty men of Israel, for they said, “Surely they are fndefeated before us, as in the first battle.”

Tools specific to Jdg 20:40

Jdg 20:40

But when the cloud began H2490 to rise from the city in a column of smoke, Benjamin looked behind them; and behold, the whole city was going up in smoke to heaven.

Tools specific to 1Sa 3:2

1Sa 3:2

It happened at that time as Eli was lying down in his place (now his eyesight had begun H2490 to grow dim and he could not see well),

Tools specific to 1Sa 3:12

1Sa 3:12

“In that day I will carry out against Eli all that I have spoken concerning his house, from beginning H2490 to end.

Tools specific to 1Sa 14:35

1Sa 14:35

And Saul built an altar to the LORD; it was the first H2490 altar that he built to the LORD.

Tools specific to 1Sa 22:15

1Sa 22:15

“Did I just begin H2490 to inquire of God for him today? Far be it from me! Do not let the king impute anything to his servant or to any of the household of my father, for your servant knows nothing fnat all of this whole affair.”

Tools specific to 1Ki 1:40

1Ki 1:40

All the people went up after him, and the people fnwere playing H2490 on flutes and rejoicing with great joy, so that the earth fnshook at their noise.

Tools specific to 2Ki 10:32

2Ki 10:32

In those days the LORD began H2490 to cut off portions fnfrom Israel; and Hazael fndefeated them throughout the territory of Israel:

Tools specific to 2Ki 15:37

2Ki 15:37

In those days the LORD began H2490 to send Rezin king of Aram and Pekah the son of Remaliah against Judah.

Tools specific to 1Ch 1:10

1Ch 1:10

Cush fnbecame the father of Nimrod; he began H2490 to be a mighty one in the earth.

Search Results Continued...

1. Gen 4:26–1Ch 1:10

2. 1Ch 5:1–Eze 20:22

3. Eze 20:24–Mal 2:11

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