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Lexicon :: Strong's H2428 - chayil

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חַיִל
Transliteration
chayil
Pronunciation
khah'·yil (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 624a

Strong’s Definitions

חַיִל chayil, khah'-yil; from H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength:—able, activity, ( ) army, band of men (soldiers), company, (great) forces, goods, host, might, power, riches, strength, strong, substance, train, ( ) valiant(-ly), valour, virtuous(-ly), war, worthy(-ily).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 243x

The KJV translates Strong's H2428 in the following manner: army (56x), man of valour (37x), host (29x), forces (14x), valiant (13x), strength (12x), riches (11x), wealth (10x), power (9x), substance (8x), might (6x), strong (5x), miscellaneous (33x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 243x
The KJV translates Strong's H2428 in the following manner: army (56x), man of valour (37x), host (29x), forces (14x), valiant (13x), strength (12x), riches (11x), wealth (10x), power (9x), substance (8x), might (6x), strong (5x), miscellaneous (33x).
  1. strength, might, efficiency, wealth, army

    1. strength

    2. ability, efficiency

    3. wealth

    4. force, army

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חַיִל chayil, khah'-yil; from H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength:—able, activity, ( ) army, band of men (soldiers), company, (great) forces, goods, host, might, power, riches, strength, strong, substance, train, ( ) valiant(-ly), valour, virtuous(-ly), war, worthy(-ily).

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2428 matches the Hebrew חַיִל (chayil),
which occurs 243 times in 228 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 34:29–2Sa 24:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:29 - And all their wealth, H2428 and all their little ones, and their wives took they captive, and spoiled even all that was in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:6 - The land of Egypt is before thee; in the best of the land make thy father and brethren to dwell; in the land of Goshen let them dwell: and if thou knowest any men of activity H2428 among them, then make them rulers over my cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:4 - And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, that he shall follow after them; and I will be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host; H2428 that the Egyptians may know that I am the LORD. And they did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:9 - But the Egyptians pursued after them, all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his army, H2428 and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pihahiroth, before Baalzephon.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:17 - And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get me honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host, H2428 upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:28 - And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host H2428 of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them; there remained not so much as one of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:4 - Pharaoh's chariots and his host H2428 hath he cast into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:21 - Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able H2428 men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:25 - And Moses chose able H2428 men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:18 - And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly. H2428
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:9 - And the children of Israel took all the women of Midian captives, and their little ones, and took the spoil of all their cattle, and all their flocks, and all their goods. H2428
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:14 - And Moses was wroth with the officers of the host, H2428 with the captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, which came from the battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:18 - And I commanded you at that time, saying, The LORD your God hath given you this land to possess it: ye shall pass over armed before your brethren the children of Israel, all that are meet for the war. H2428
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:17 - And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth. H2428
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:18 - But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, H2428 that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:4 - And what he did unto the army H2428 of Egypt, unto their horses, and to their chariots; how he made the water of the Red sea to overflow them as they pursued after you, and how the LORD hath destroyed them unto this day;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:11 - Bless, LORD, his substance, H2428 and accept the work of his hands: smite through the loins of them that rise against him, and of them that hate him, that they rise not again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:14 - Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle, shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side Jordan; but ye shall pass before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valour, H2428 and help them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:2 - And the LORD said unto Joshua, See, I have given into thine hand Jericho, and the king thereof, and the mighty men of valour. H2428
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:3 - So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up against Ai: and Joshua chose out thirty thousand mighty men of valour, H2428 and sent them away by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:7 - So Joshua ascended from Gilgal, he, and all the people of war with him, and all the mighty men of valour. H2428
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:29 - And they slew of Moab at that time about ten thousand men, all lusty, and all men of valour; H2428 and there escaped not a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:12 - And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him, and said unto him, The LORD is with thee, thou mighty man of valour. H2428
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:1 - Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valour, H2428 and he was the son of an harlot: and Gilead begat Jephthah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:2 - And the children of Dan sent of their family five men from their coasts, men of valour, H2428 from Zorah, and from Eshtaol, to spy out the land, and to search it; and they said unto them, Go, search the land: who when they came to mount Ephraim, to the house of Micah, they lodged there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:44 - And there fell of Benjamin eighteen thousand men; all these were men of valour. H2428
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:46 - So that all which fell that day of Benjamin were twenty and five thousand men that drew the sword; all these were men of valour. H2428
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:10 - And the congregation sent thither twelve thousand men of the valiantest, H2428 and commanded them, saying, Go and smite the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead with the edge of the sword, with the women and the children.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:1 - And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, H2428 of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:11 - And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do to thee all that thou requirest: for all the city of my people doth know that thou art a virtuous H2428 woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:11 - And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are witnesses. The LORD make the woman that is come into thine house like Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel: and do thou worthily H2428 in Ephratah, and be famous in Bethlehem:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:4 - The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength. H2428
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:1 - Now there was a man of Benjamin, whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bechorath, the son of Aphiah, a Benjamite, a mighty man of power. H2428
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:26 - And Saul also went home to Gibeah; and there went with him a band of men, H2428 whose hearts God had touched.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:48 - And he gathered an host, H2428 and smote the Amalekites, and delivered Israel out of the hands of them that spoiled them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:52 - And there was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any strong man, or any valiant H2428 man, he took him unto him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:18 - Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, that is cunning in playing, and a mighty valiant man, H2428 and a man of war, and prudent in matters, and a comely person, and the LORD is with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:20 - And David rose up early in the morning, and left the sheep with a keeper, and took, and went, as Jesse had commanded him; and he came to the trench, as the host H2428 was going forth to the fight, and shouted for the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:17 - And Saul said to David, Behold my elder daughter Merab, her will I give thee to wife: only be thou valiant H2428 for me, and fight the LORD'S battles. For Saul said, Let not mine hand be upon him, but let the hand of the Philistines be upon him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:12 - All the valiant H2428 men arose, and went all night, and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Bethshan, and came to Jabesh, and burnt them there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:7 - Therefore now let your hands be strengthened, and be ye valiant: H2428 for your master Saul is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:9 - When Toi king of Hamath heard that David had smitten all the host H2428 of Hadadezer,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:16 - And it came to pass, when Joab observed the city, that he assigned Uriah unto a place where he knew that valiant H2428 men were.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:28 - Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon; then kill him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant. H2428
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:10 - And he also that is valiant, H2428 whose heart is as the heart of a lion, shall utterly melt: for all Israel knoweth that thy father is a mighty man, and they which be with him are valiant H2428 men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:33 - God is my strength and power: H2428 and he maketh my way perfect.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:40 - For thou hast girded me with strength H2428 to battle: them that rose up against me hast thou subdued under me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:20 - And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant H2428 man, of Kabzeel, who had done many acts, he slew two lionlike men of Moab: he went down also and slew a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:2 - For the king said to Joab the captain of the host, H2428 which was with him, Go now through all the tribes of Israel, from Dan even to Beersheba, and number ye the people, that I may know the number of the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:4 - Notwithstanding the king's word prevailed against Joab, and against the captains of the host. H2428 And Joab and the captains of the host H2428 went out from the presence of the king, to number the people of Israel.

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