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Lexicon :: Strong's H2656 - chephets

חֵפֶץ
Transliteration
chephets
Pronunciation
khā'·fets (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 712b

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's H2656 in the following manner: pleasure (16x), desire (12x), delight (3x), purpose (3x), acceptable (1x), delightsome (1x), matter (1x), pleasant (1x), willingly (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. delight, pleasure

    1. delight

    2. desire, longing

    3. the good pleasure

    4. that in which one takes delight

Strong’s Definitions [?] (Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֵפֶץ chêphets, khay'-fets; from H2654; pleasure; hence (abstractly) desire; concretely, a valuable thing; hence (by extension) a matter (as something in mind):—acceptable, delight(-some), desire, things desired, matter, pleasant(-ure), purpose, willingly.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H2656 matches the Hebrew חֵפֶץ (chephets),
which occurs 39 times in 38 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight H2656 in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

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And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth H2656 not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. But Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.

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Although my house be not so with God; yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, H2656 although he make it not to grow.

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And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have considered the things which thou sentest to me for: and I will do all thy desire H2656 concerning timber of cedar, and concerning timber of fir.

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My servants shall bring them down from Lebanon unto the sea: and I will convey them by sea in floats unto the place that thou shalt appoint me, and will cause them to be discharged there, and thou shalt receive them: and thou shalt accomplish my desire, H2656 in giving food for my household.

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So Hiram gave Solomon cedar trees and fir trees according to all his desire. H2656

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(Now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his desire,) H2656 that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.

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And king Solomon gave unto the queen of Sheba all her desire, H2656 whatsoever she asked, beside that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty. So she turned and went to her own country, she and her servants.

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And king Solomon gave to the queen of Sheba all her desire, H2656 whatsoever she asked, beside that which she had brought unto the king. So she turned, and went away to her own land, she and her servants.

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For what pleasure H2656 hath he in his house after him, when the number of his months is cut off in the midst?

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Is it any pleasure H2656 to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect?

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If I have withheld the poor from their desire, H2656 or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;

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But his delight H2656 is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

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But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. H2656

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Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired H2656 haven.

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The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure H2656 therein.

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She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire H2656 are not to be compared unto her.

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For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired H2656 are not to be compared to it.

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She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly H2656 with her hands.

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To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose H2656 under the heaven:

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I said in mine heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose H2656 and for every work.

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When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure H2656 in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.

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If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter: H2656 for he that is higher than the highest regardeth; and there be higher than they.

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Because to every purpose H2656 there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of man is great upon him.

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Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure H2656 in them;

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The preacher sought to find out acceptable H2656 words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth.

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That saith of Cyrus, He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure: H2656 even saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built; and to the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid.

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Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: H2656

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All ye, assemble yourselves, and hear; which among them hath declared these things? The LORD hath loved him: he will do his pleasure H2656 on Babylon, and his arm shall be on the Chaldeans.

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Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure H2656 of the LORD shall prosper in his hand.

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And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant H2656 stones.

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Wherefore have we fasted, say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure, H2656 and exact all your labours.

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If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure H2656 on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, H2656 nor speaking thine own words:

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Is this man Coniah a despised broken idol? is he a vessel wherein is no pleasure? H2656 wherefore are they cast out, he and his seed, and are cast into a land which they know not?

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There shall be lamentation generally upon all the housetops of Moab, and in the streets thereof: for I have broken Moab like a vessel wherein is no pleasure, H2656 saith the LORD.

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Israel is swallowed up: now shall they be among the Gentiles as a vessel wherein is no pleasure. H2656

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Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nought? neither do ye kindle fire on mine altar for nought. I have no pleasure H2656 in you, saith the LORD of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.

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And all nations shall call you blessed: for ye shall be a delightsome H2656 land, saith the LORD of hosts.
 
 
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