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Lexicon :: Strong's H2247 - ḥāḇâ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [compare חָבַב (H2245)]
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TWOT Reference: 590

Strong’s Definitions

חָבָה châbâh, khaw-bah'; a primitive root (compare H2245); to secrete:—hide (self).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H2247 in the following manner: hide... (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H2247 in the following manner: hide... (5x).
  1. to withdraw, hide, hide oneself

    1. (Qal) to withdraw

    2. (Niphal) to hide oneself, remain hidden, withdraw

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָבָה châbâh, khaw-bah'; a primitive root (compare H2245); to secrete:—hide (self).
STRONGS H2247: Abbreviations
† [חָבָה] verb withdraw, hide, compare חבא; —
Qal Imperative masculine singular חֲבִי Isaiah 26:20 (Aramaic form, Ol§ 235, 3 Ew§ 224.c Du; Di reads חֲבֵּי = חֲבֵה), withdraw into privacy (|| בּאֹ בַחֲדָרֶיךָ).
Niph. Perfect וְנֶחְבָּה consecutive Jeremiah 49:10; לְנַחְבֵּתֶם consecutive Joshua 2:16 (JE); Infinitive לְהֵחָבֵה (as א ׳׳ל) 1 Kings 22:25; 2 Kings 7:12; withdraw, hide oneself, literal Josh 216 (JE), followed by שָׁמָּה; 2 Kings 7:12 with בְּ local; 1 Kings 22:25; of Esau = Edom, hiding from judgment of י׳, וְנֶחְבָּה לֹא יוּכָּ֑ל Jeremiah 49:10, as pointed, meant no doubt as perfect, but construction then hard; read rather infinitive absolute נַחְבֹּה; so Gf Gie and others (see Köi. 624).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Kings

22:25; 22:25

2 Kings

7:12; 7:12




49:10; 49:10


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2247 matches the Hebrew חָבָה (ḥāḇâ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:16 - And she said unto them, Get you to the mountain, lest the pursuers meet you; and hide H2247 yourselves there three days, until the pursuers be returned: and afterward may ye go your way.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:25 - And Micaiah said, Behold, thou shalt see in that day, when thou shalt go into an inner chamber to hide H2247 thyself.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:12 - And the king arose in the night, and said unto his servants, I will now shew you what the Syrians have done to us. They know that we be hungry; therefore are they gone out of the camp to hide H2247 themselves in the field, saying, When they come out of the city, we shall catch them alive, and get into the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:20 - Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide H2247 thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:10 - But I have made Esau bare, I have uncovered his secret places, and he shall not be able to hide H2247 himself: his seed is spoiled, and his brethren, and his neighbours, and he is not.
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