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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 248 times in 241 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 19:19–1Ch 17:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:19 - Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shown to me in saving my life: and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil should take me, and I die:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:13 - And it came to pass, when God caused me to wander from my father's house, that I said to her, This is thy kindness which thou shalt show to me; At every place whither we shall come, say of me, He is my brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:23 - Now therefore swear to me here by God, that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son: but according to the kindness that I have done to thee, thou shalt do to me, and to the land in which thou hast sojourned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:12 - And he said, O LORD God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, prosper me this day, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:14 - And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: let the same be she that thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and by that shall I know that thou hast shown kindness to my master.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:27 - And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath not left my master destitute of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, the LORD led me to the house of my master's brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - And now if you will deal kindly 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 mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shown to thy servant: for with my staff I passed over this Jordan, and now I am become two bands.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:21 - But the LORD was with Joseph, and showed him mercy, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:14 - But think on me when it shall be well with thee, and show kindness to me, I pray thee, and make mention of me to Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:29 - And the time drew nigh that Israel must die: and he called his son Joseph, and said to him, If now I have found grace in thy sight, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:13 - Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the people which thou hast redeemed: thou hast guided them in thy strength to thy holy habitation.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:6 - And showing mercy to thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:6 - And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:7 - Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, to the third and to the fourth generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:17 - And if a man shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people: he hath uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:18 - The LORD is long-suffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:19 - Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people according to the greatness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt, even until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:10 - And showing mercy to thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:9 - Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God, who keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:12 - Wherefore it shall come to pass, if ye hearken to these judgments, and keep, and do them, that the LORD thy God will keep to thee the covenant and the mercy which he swore to thy fathers:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:12 - Now therefore, I pray you, swear to me by the LORD, since I have showed you kindness, that ye will also show kindness to my father's house, and give me a true token:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:14 - And the men answered her, Our life for yours, if ye utter not this our business. And it shall be, when the LORD hath given us the land, that we will deal kindly and truly with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:24 - And the spies saw a man coming out of the city, and they said to him, Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will show thee mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:35 - Neither showed they kindness to the house of Jerubbaal, namely Gideon, according to all the goodness which he had shown to Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:8 - And Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, Go, return each to her mother's house: the LORD deal kindly with you, as ye have dealt with the dead, and with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:20 - And Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, Blessed be he of the LORD, who hath not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead. And Naomi said to her, The man is near of kin to us, one of our next kinsmen.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:10 - And he said, Blessed be thou of the LORD, my daughter: for thou hast shown more kindness in the latter end than at the beginning, inasmuch as thou didst not follow young men, whether poor or rich.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:6 - And Saul said to the Kenites, Go, depart, withdraw yourselves from among the Amalekites, lest I destroy you with them: for ye showed kindness to all the children of Israel when they came up from Egypt. So the Kenites departed from among the Amalekites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:8 - Therefore thou shalt deal kindly with thy servant; for thou hast brought thy servant into a covenant of the LORD with thee: notwithstanding, if there is in me iniquity, slay me thyself; for why shouldst thou bring me to thy father?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:14 - And thou shalt, not only while yet I live, show me the kindness of the LORD, that I may not die:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:15 - But also thou shalt not withdraw thy kindness from my house for ever: no, not when the LORD hath cut off the enemies of David every one from the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:5 - And David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead, and said to them, Blessed be ye of the LORD, that ye have shown this kindness to your lord, even to Saul, and have buried him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:6 - And now the LORD show kindness and truth to you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:8 - Then was Abner very wroth for the words of Ish-bosheth, and said, Am I a dog's head, who against Judah do show kindness this day to the house of Saul thy father, to his brethren, and to his friends, and have not delivered thee into the hand of David, that thou chargest me to-day with a fault concerning this woman?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:15 - But my mercy shall not depart from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:1 - And David said, Is there yet any that is 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 yet any of the house of Saul, that I may show the kindness of God to him? and Ziba said to the king, Jonathan hath yet a son, who is lame in his feet.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:7 - And David said to him, Fear not: for I will surely show thee kindness for the sake of Jonathan thy father, and will restore thee all the land of Saul thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:2 - Then said David, I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, as his father showed kindness to me. And David sent to comfort him by the hand of his servants for his father. And David's servants came into the land of the children of Ammon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:20 - Whereas thou camest but yesterday, should I this day make thee go up and down with us? seeing I go whither I may; return thou, and take back thy brethren: mercy and truth be with thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:17 - And Absalom said to Hushai, Is this thy kindness to thy friend? why wentest thou not with thy friend?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:51 - He is the tower of salvation for his king: and he showeth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:7 - But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table: for so they came to me when I fled because of Absalom thy brother.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:6 - And Solomon said, Thou hast shown to thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:23 - And he said, LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that 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, I pray thee, put sackcloth on our loins, and ropes upon our heads, and go out to the king of Israel: it may be he will save thy life.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:34 - O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:41 - And with them Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest that were chosen, who were expressed by name, to give thanks to the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:13 - I will be his father, and he shall be my son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before thee:

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