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Lexicon :: Strong's H2617 - checed

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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 - behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have shown me great kindness in saving my life; but I cannot flee to the hills, lest the disaster overtake me, and I die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:13 - And when God caused me to wander from my father's house, I said to her, 'This is the kindness you must do me: at every place to which we come, say of me, He is my brother.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:23 - now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my offspring or with my posterity, but as I have dealt loyally with you, you will deal with me and with the land where you have sojourned."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:12 - And he said, "O LORD, God of my master Abraham, grant me success today, I pray thee, and show steadfast love to my master Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:14 - Let the maiden to whom I shall say, 'Pray let down your jar that I may drink,' and who shall say, 'Drink, and I will water your camels'--let her be the one whom thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac. By this I shall know that thou hast shown steadfast love to my master."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:27 - and said, "Blessed be the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his steadfast love and his faithfulness toward my master. As for me, the LORD has led me in the way to the house of my master's kinsmen."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - Now then, if you will deal loyally and truly with my master, tell me; and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand or to the left."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:10 - I am not worthy of the least of all the steadfast love and all the faithfulness which thou hast shown to thy servant, for with only my staff I crossed this Jordan; and now I have become two companies.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:21 - But the LORD was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:14 - But remember me, when it is well with you, and do me the kindness, I pray you, to make mention of me to Pharaoh, and so get me out of this house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:29 - And when the time drew near that Israel must die, he called his son Joseph and said to him, "If now I have found favor in your sight, put your hand under my thigh, and promise to deal loyally and truly with me. Do not bury me in Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:13 - "Thou hast led in thy steadfast love the people whom thou hast redeemed, thou hast guided them by thy strength to thy holy abode.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:6 - but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:6 - The LORD passed before him, and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:7 - keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children and the children's children, to the third and the fourth generation."
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:17 - "If a man takes his sister, a daughter of his father or a daughter of his mother, and sees her nakedness, and she sees his nakedness, it is a shameful thing, and they shall be cut off in the sight of the children of their people; he has uncovered his sister's nakedness, he shall bear his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:18 - 'The LORD is slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of fathers upon children, upon the third and upon the fourth generation.'
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:19 - Pardon the iniquity of this people, I pray thee, according to the greatness of thy steadfast love, and according as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now."
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:10 - but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:9 - Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:12 - "And because you hearken to these ordinances, and keep and do them, the LORD your God will keep with you the covenant and the steadfast love which he swore to your fathers to keep;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:12 - Now then, swear to me by the LORD that as I have dealt kindly with you, you also will deal kindly with my father's house, and give me a sure sign,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:14 - And the men said to her, "Our life for yours! If you do not tell this business of ours, then we will deal kindly and faithfully with you when the LORD gives us the land."
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:24 - And the spies saw a man coming out of the city, and they said to him, "Pray, show us the way into the city, and we will deal kindly with you."
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:35 - and they did not show kindness to the family of Jerubba'al (that is, Gideon) in return for all the good that he had done to Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:8 - But Na'omi said to her two daughters-in-law, "Go, return each of you to her mother's house. May the LORD deal kindly with you, as you have dealt with the dead and with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:20 - And Na'omi said to her daughter-in-law, "Blessed be he by the LORD, whose kindness has not forsaken the living or the dead!" Na'omi also said to her, "The man is a relative of ours, one of our nearest kin."
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:10 - And he said, "May you be blessed by the LORD, my daughter; you have made this last kindness greater than the first, in that you have not gone after young men, whether poor or rich.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:6 - And Saul said to the Ken'ites, "Go, depart, go down from among the Amal'ekites, lest I destroy you with them; for you showed kindness to all the people of Israel when they came up out of Egypt." So the Ken'ites departed from among the Amal'ekites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:8 - Therefore deal kindly with your servant, for you have brought your servant into a sacred covenant with you. But if there is guilt in me, slay me yourself; for why should you bring me to your father?"
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:14 - If I am still alive, show me the loyal love of the LORD, that I may not die;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:15 - and do not cut off your loyalty from my house for ever. When the LORD cuts off every one of the enemies of David from the face of the earth,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:5 - David sent messengers to the men of Ja'besh-gil'ead, and said to them, "May you be blessed by the LORD, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord, and buried him!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:6 - Now may the LORD show steadfast love and faithfulness to you! And I will do good to you because you have done this thing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:8 - Then Abner was very angry over the words of Ish-bo'sheth, and said, "Am I a dog's head of Judah? This day I keep showing loyalty to the house of Saul your father, to his brothers, and to his friends, and have not given you into the hand of David; and yet you charge me today with a fault concerning a woman.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:15 - but I will not take my steadfast love from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away from before you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:1 - And David said, "Is there still any one left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?"
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:3 - And the king said, "Is there not still some one of the house of Saul, that I may show the kindness of God to him?" Ziba said to the king, "There is still a son of Jonathan; he is crippled in his feet."
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:7 - And David said to him, "Do not fear; for I will show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan, and I will restore to you all the land of Saul your father; and you shall eat at my table always."
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:2 - And David said, "I will deal loyally with Hanun the son of Nahash, as his father dealt loyally with me." So David sent by his servants to console him concerning his father. And David's servants came into the land of the Ammonites.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:20 - You came only yesterday, and shall I today make you wander about with us, seeing I go I know not where? Go back, and take your brethren with you; and may the LORD show steadfast love and faithfulness to you."
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:17 - And Ab'salom said to Hushai, "Is this your loyalty to your friend? Why did you not go with your friend?"
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:51 - Great triumphs he gives to his king, and shows steadfast love to his anointed, to David, and his descendants for ever."
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:7 - But deal loyally with the sons of Barzil'lai the Gileadite, and let them be among those who eat at your table; for with such loyalty they met me when I fled from Ab'salom your brother.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:6 - And Solomon said, "Thou hast shown great and steadfast love to thy servant David my father, because he walked before thee in faithfulness, in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart toward thee; and thou hast kept for him this great and steadfast love, and hast given him a son to sit on his throne this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:23 - and said, "O LORD, God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above or on earth beneath, keeping covenant and showing steadfast love to thy servants who walk before thee with all their heart;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:31 - And his servants said to him, "Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings; let us put sackcloth on our loins and ropes upon our heads, and go out to the king of Israel; perhaps he will spare your life."
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:34 - O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures for ever!
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:41 - With them were Heman and Jedu'thun, and the rest of those chosen and expressly named to give thanks to the LORD, for his steadfast love endures for ever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:13 - I will be his father, and he shall be my son; I will not take my steadfast love from him, as I took it from him who was before you,

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