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Lexicon :: Strong's H2617 - checed

חֶסֶד
Transliteration
checed
Pronunciation
kheh'·sed (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 698a,699a

Strong’s Definitions

חֶסֶד cheçed, kheh'-sed; from H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty:—favour, good deed(-liness, -ness), kindly, (loving-) kindness, merciful (kindness), mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 248x

The KJV translates Strong's H2617 in the following manner: mercy (149x), kindness (40x), lovingkindness (30x), goodness (12x), kindly (5x), merciful (4x), favour (3x), good (1x), goodliness (1x), pity (1x), reproach (1x), wicked thing (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 248x
The KJV translates Strong's H2617 in the following manner: mercy (149x), kindness (40x), lovingkindness (30x), goodness (12x), kindly (5x), merciful (4x), favour (3x), good (1x), goodliness (1x), pity (1x), reproach (1x), wicked thing (1x).
  1. goodness, kindness, faithfulness

  2. a reproach, shame

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֶסֶד cheçed, kheh'-sed; from H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty:—favour, good deed(-liness, -ness), kindly, (loving-) kindness, merciful (kindness), mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2617 matches the Hebrew חֶסֶד (checed),
which occurs 253 times in 241 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 19:19–1Ch 17:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:19 - Your[fn] servant has found favor in your[fn] eyes, and you[fn] have shown great kindness to me in sparing my life. But I can’t flee to the mountains; this disaster will overtake me, and I’ll die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:13 - And when God had me wander from my father’s household, I said to her, ‘This is how you can show your love to me: Everywhere we go, say of me, “He is my brother.” ’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:23 - Now swear to me here before God that you will not deal falsely with me or my children or my descendants. Show to me and the country where you now reside as a foreigner the same kindness I have shown to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:12 - Then he prayed, “LORD, God of my master Abraham, make me successful today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:14 - May it be that when I say to a young woman, ‘Please let down your jar that I may have a drink,’ and she says, ‘Drink, and I’ll water your camels too’—let her be the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:27 - saying, “Praise be to the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness to my master. As for me, the LORD has led me on the journey to the house of my master’s relatives.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - Now if you will show kindness and faithfulness to my master, tell me; and if not, tell me, so I may know which way to turn.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:10 - I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two camps.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:21 - the LORD was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favor in the eyes of the prison warden.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:14 - But when all goes well with you, remember me and show me kindness; mention me to Pharaoh and get me out of this prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:29 - When the time drew near for Israel to die, he called for his son Joseph and said to him, “If I have found favor in your eyes, put your hand under my thigh and promise that you will show me kindness and faithfulness. Do not bury me in Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:13 - In your unfailing love you will lead the people you have redeemed. In your strength you will guide them to your holy dwelling.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:6 - but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:6 - And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:7 - maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:17 - “ ‘If a man marries his sister, the daughter of either his father or his mother, and they have sexual relations, it is a disgrace. They are to be publicly removed from their people. He has dishonored his sister and will be held responsible.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:18 - ‘The LORD is slow to anger, abounding in love and forgiving sin and rebellion. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.’
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:19 - In accordance with your great love, forgive the sin of these people, just as you have pardoned them from the time they left Egypt until now.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:10 - but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:9 - Know therefore that the LORD your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:12 - If you pay attention to these laws and are careful to follow them, then the LORD your God will keep his covenant of love with you, as he swore to your ancestors.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:12 - “Now then, please swear to me by the LORD that you will show kindness to my family, because I have shown kindness to you. Give me a sure sign
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:14 - “Our lives for your lives!” the men assured her. “If you don’t tell what we are doing, we will treat you kindly and faithfully when the LORD gives us the land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:24 - the spies saw a man coming out of the city and they said to him, “Show us how to get into the city and we will see that you are treated well.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:35 - They also failed to show any loyalty to the family of Jerub-Baal (that is, Gideon) in spite of all the good things he had done for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:8 - Then Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, “Go back, each of you, to your mother’s home. May the LORD show you kindness, as you have shown kindness to your dead husbands and to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:20 - “The LORD bless him!” Naomi said to her daughter-in-law. “He has not stopped showing his kindness to the living and the dead.” She added, “That man is our close relative; he is one of our guardian-redeemers.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:10 - “The LORD bless you, my daughter,” he replied. “This kindness is greater than that which you showed earlier: You have not run after the younger men, whether rich or poor.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:6 - Then he said to the Kenites, “Go away, leave the Amalekites so that I do not destroy you along with them; for you showed kindness to all the Israelites when they came up out of Egypt.” So the Kenites moved away from the Amalekites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:8 - As for you, show kindness to your servant, for you have brought him into a covenant with you before the LORD. If I am guilty, then kill me yourself! Why hand me over to your father?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:14 - But show me unfailing kindness like the LORD’s kindness as long as I live, so that I may not be killed,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:15 - and do not ever cut off your kindness from my family—not even when the LORD has cut off every one of David’s enemies from the face of the earth.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:5 - he sent messengers to them to say to them, “The LORD bless you for showing this kindness to Saul your master by burying him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:6 - May the LORD now show you kindness and faithfulness, and I too will show you the same favor because you have done this.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:8 - Abner was very angry because of what Ish-Bosheth said. So he answered, “Am I a dog’s head—on Judah’s side? This very day I am loyal to the house of your father Saul and to his family and friends. I haven’t handed you over to David. Yet now you accuse me of an offense involving this woman!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:15 - But my love will never be taken away from him, as I took it away from Saul, whom I removed from before you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:1 - David asked, “Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan’s sake?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:3 - The king asked, “Is there no one still alive from the house of Saul to whom I can show God’s kindness?” Ziba answered the king, “There is still a son of Jonathan; he is lame in both feet.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:7 - “Don’t be afraid,” David said to him, “for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:2 - David thought, “I will show kindness to Hanun son of Nahash, just as his father showed kindness to me.” So David sent a delegation to express his sympathy to Hanun concerning his father. When David’s men came to the land of the Ammonites,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:20 - You came only yesterday. And today shall I make you wander about with us, when I do not know where I am going? Go back, and take your people with you. May the LORD show you kindness and faithfulness.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:17 - Absalom said to Hushai, “So this is the love you show your friend? If he’s your friend, why didn’t you go with him?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:51 - “He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:7 - “But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai of Gilead and let them be among those who eat at your table. They stood by me when I fled from your brother Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:6 - Solomon answered, “You have shown great kindness to your servant, my father David, because he was faithful to you and righteous and upright in heart. You have continued this great kindness to him and have given him a son to sit on his throne this very day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:23 - and said: “LORD, the God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven above or on earth below—you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:31 - His officials said to him, “Look, we have heard that the kings of Israel are merciful. Let us go to the king of Israel with sackcloth around our waists and ropes around our heads. Perhaps he will spare your life.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:34 - Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:41 - With them were Heman and Jeduthun and the rest of those chosen and designated by name to give thanks to the LORD, “for his love endures forever.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:13 - I will be his father, and he will be my son. I will never take my love away from him, as I took it away from your predecessor.

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