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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).
† [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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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 to them, “Go to the hill country, so that the pursuers will not encounter you, and hide H2247 yourselves there for three days until the pursuers return. Then afterward you may go on your way.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:25 - And Micaiah said, “Behold, you are going to see how on that day when you go from one inner room to [fn]another trying to hide yourself.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:12 - Then the king got up in the night and said to his servants, “I will now tell you what the Arameans have done to us. They know that we are hungry; so they have left the camp to hide H2247 themselves in the field, saying, ‘When they come out of the city, we will capture them alive and get into the city.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:20 - Come, my people, enter your rooms
And close your doors behind you;
Hide H2247 for a little [fn]while
Until indignation [fn]runs its course.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:10 - “But I have stripped Esau bare,
I have uncovered his hiding places
So that he will not be able to conceal H2247 himself;
His [fn]offspring have been destroyed along with his [fn]brothers
And his neighbors, and he no longer exists.

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