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Lexicon :: Strong's H2255 - ḥăḇal

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to חָבַל (H2254)
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TWOT Reference: 2716

Strong’s Definitions

חֲבַל chăbal, khab-al'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H2254; to ruin:—destroy, hurt.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H2255 in the following manner: destroy (5x), hurt (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H2255 in the following manner: destroy (5x), hurt (1x).
  1. to hurt, destroy

    1. (Pael) to hurt, destroy

    2. (Ithpael) to be destroyed

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֲבַל chăbal, khab-al'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H2254; to ruin:—destroy, hurt.

Biblical Aramaic

† [חֲבַל] verb
Pa. destroy, hurt (see Biblical Hebrew II. H2254 חבל); — Perfect 3rd person masculine plural suffix חַבְּלוּנִי Daniel 6:23 [Daniel 6:22] (of lions); Imperative masculine plural suffix חַבְּלוּהִי Daniel 4:20 [Daniel 4:23] (suffix of tree); Infinitive לְחַבָּלָה Ezra 6:12 (accusative of temple).
Hithpa. be destroyed: Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תִּתְחַבַּל Daniel 2:44; Daniel 6:27 [Daniel 6:26]; Daniel 7:14 (בַּ֑ל-; all of kingdom of God).
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2:44; 2:44; 4:23; 6:22; 7:14


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2255 matches the Hebrew חֲבַל (ḥăḇal),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:12 - “May the God who has caused His name to dwell there overthrow any king or people who [fn]attempts to change it, so as to destroy H2255 this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree, let it be carried out with all diligence!”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:44 - “In the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which will never be destroyed, H2255 and that kingdom will not be [fn]left for another people; it will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, but it will itself endure forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:23 - ‘In that the king saw an angelic watcher, a holy one, descending from heaven and saying, “Chop down the tree and destroy H2255 it; yet leave the stump [fn]with its roots in the ground, but with a band of iron and bronze around it in the new grass of the field, and let him be drenched with the dew of heaven, and let [fn]him share with the beasts of the field until seven [fn]periods of time pass over him,”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:22 - “My God sent His angel and shut the lions’ mouths and they have not harmed H2255 me, inasmuch as [fn]I was found innocent before Him; and also [fn]toward you, O king, I have committed no crime.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:26 - [fn]I make a decree that in all the dominion of my kingdom men are to fear and tremble before the God of Daniel;
For He is the living God and enduring forever,
And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed, H2255
And His dominion will be [fn]forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:14 - “And to Him was given dominion,
Glory and [fn]a kingdom,
That all the peoples, nations and men of every [fn]language
Might serve Him.
His dominion is an everlasting dominion
Which will not pass away;
And His kingdom is one
Which will not be destroyed. H2255

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