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Lexicon :: Strong's H1965 - hêḵal

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to הֵיכָל (H1964)
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TWOT Reference: 2694

Strong’s Definitions

הֵיכַל hêykal, hay-kal'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1964:—palace, temple.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H1965 in the following manner: temple (8x), palace (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H1965 in the following manner: temple (8x), palace (5x).
  1. palace, temple

    1. palace

    2. temple (in Jerusalem)

    3. temple (pagan)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הֵיכַל hêykal, hay-kal'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1964:—palace, temple.

Biblical Aramaic

† [הֵיכַל] noun masculine palace, temple (Assyrian loan-word; Biblical Hebrew H1964; also Palmyrene היכלא and הכלא Lzb259 SAC43); — emphatic הֵיכְלָא Ezra 4:14 +; construct הֵיכַל Daniel 4:26 [Daniel 4:29]; suffix הֵיכְלִי Daniel 4:1 [Daniel 4:4], לֵה- Daniel 6:19 [Daniel 6:18]; —
1. place of king Daniel 4:1 [Daniel 4:4]; Daniel 4:26 [Daniel 4:29]; Daniel 5:5; Daniel 6:19 [Daniel 6:18];
[H4415 Ezra 4:14 (see מְלַח)].
2. temple:
a. in Jerusalem Daniel 5:2, Daniel 5:3; Ezra 5:14a; Ezra 5:15; Ezra 6:5 (twice in verse).
b. in Babylon Ezra 5:14 b, c.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:14; 5:14; 5:14; 5:15; 6:5


4:4; 4:4; 4:26; 4:29; 4:29; 5:2; 5:3; 5:5; 6:18; 6:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1965 matches the Hebrew הֵיכַל (hêḵal),
which occurs 13 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 - “Now because we [fn]are in the service of the palace, H1965 and it is not fitting for us to see the king’s dishonor, therefore we have sent and informed the king,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:14 - ‘Also the gold and silver utensils of the house of God which Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple H1965 [fn]in Jerusalem, and brought them to the temple H1965 of Babylon, these King Cyrus took from the temple H1965 of Babylon and they were given to one whose name was Sheshbazzar, whom he had appointed governor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:15 - ‘He said to him, “Take these utensils, go and deposit them in the temple H1965 [fn]in Jerusalem and let the house of God be rebuilt in its place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:5 - ‘Also let the gold and silver utensils of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took from the temple H1965 in Jerusalem and brought to Babylon, be returned and [fn]brought to their places in the temple H1965 in Jerusalem; and you shall put them in the house of God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:4 - [fn]I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at ease in my house and flourishing in my palace. H1965
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:29 - “Twelve months later he was walking on the roof of the royal palace H1965 of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:2 - When Belshazzar tasted the wine, he gave orders to bring the gold and silver vessels which Nebuchadnezzar his [fn]father had taken out of the temple H1965 which was in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines might drink from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:3 - Then they brought the gold vessels that had been taken out of the temple, H1965 the house of God which was in Jerusalem; and the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines drank from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:5 - Suddenly the fingers of a man’s hand emerged and began writing opposite the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the king’s palace, H1965 and the king saw the [fn]back of the hand that did the writing.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:18 - Then the king went off to his palace H1965 and spent the night fasting, and no entertainment was brought before him; and his sleep fled from him.

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