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Lexicon :: Strong's H2420 - chiydah

חִידָה
Transliteration
chiydah
Pronunciation
khē·dä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 616a

Strong’s Definitions

חִידָה chîydâh, khee-daw'; from H2330; a puzzle, hence, a trick, conundrum, sententious maxim:—dark saying (sentence, speech), hard question, proverb, riddle.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H2420 in the following manner: riddle (9x), dark sayings (3x), hard question (2x), dark sentence (1x), proverb (1x), dark speech (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H2420 in the following manner: riddle (9x), dark sayings (3x), hard question (2x), dark sentence (1x), proverb (1x), dark speech (1x).
  1. riddle, difficult question, parable, enigmatic saying or question, perplexing saying or question

    1. riddle (dark obscure utterance)

    2. riddle, enigma (to be guessed)

    3. perplexing questions (difficult)

    4. double dealing (with 'havin')

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חִידָה chîydâh, khee-daw'; from H2330; a puzzle, hence, a trick, conundrum, sententious maxim:—dark saying (sentence, speech), hard question, proverb, riddle.

H2420

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2420 matches the Hebrew חִידָה (chiydah),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:8 - With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; H2420 and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:12 - And Samson said unto them, I will now put forth a riddle H2420 unto you: if ye can certainly declare it me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty sheets and thirty change of garments:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:13 - But if ye cannot declare it me, then shall ye give me thirty sheets and thirty change of garments. And they said unto him, Put forth thy riddle, H2420 that we may hear it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:14 - And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle. H2420
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:15 - And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they said unto Samson's wife, Entice thy husband, that he may declare unto us the riddle, H2420 lest we burn thee and thy father's house with fire: have ye called us to take that we have? is it not so?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:16 - And Samson's wife wept before him, and said, Thou dost but hate me, and lovest me not: thou hast put forth a riddle H2420 unto the children of my people, and hast not told it me. And he said unto her, Behold, I have not told it my father nor my mother, and shall I tell it thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:17 - And she wept before him the seven days, while their feast lasted: and it came to pass on the seventh day, that he told her, because she lay sore upon him: and she told the riddle H2420 to the children of her people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:18 - And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey? and what is stronger than a lion? And he said unto them, If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye had not found out my riddle. H2420
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:19 - And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, and slew thirty men of them, and took their spoil, and gave change of garments unto them which expounded the riddle. H2420 And his anger was kindled, and he went up to his father's house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:1 - And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions. H2420
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:1 - And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to prove Solomon with hard questions H2420 at Jerusalem, with a very great company, and camels that bare spices, and gold in abundance, and precious stones: and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:4 - I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying H2420 upon the harp.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:2 - I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings H2420 of old:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:6 - To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. H2420
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:2 - Son of man, put forth a riddle, H2420 and speak a parable unto the house of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:23 - And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, H2420 shall stand up.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:6 - Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb H2420 against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that ladeth himself with thick clay!

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