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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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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.
STRONGS H2255: Abbreviations

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


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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 - And may the God who causes His name to dwell there destroy any king or people who put their hand to alter it, or to destroy this house of God which is in Jerusalem. I Darius issue a decree; let it be done diligently.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:44 - “And in the days of these kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed; and the kingdom shall not be left to other people; it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:23 - And inasmuch as the king saw a watcher, a holy one, coming down from heaven and saying, ‘Chop down the tree and destroy it, but leave its stump and roots in the earth, bound with a band of iron and bronze in the tender grass of the field; let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let him graze with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass over him’;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:22 - “My God sent His angel and shut the lions’ mouths, so that they have not hurt me, because I was found innocent before Him; and also, O king, I have done no wrong before you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:26 - I make a decree that in every dominion of my kingdom men must tremble and fear before the God of Daniel.

For He is the living God,
And steadfast forever;
His kingdom is the one which shall not be destroyed,
And His dominion shall endure to the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:14 - Then to Him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom,
That all peoples, nations, and languages should serve Him.
His dominion is an everlasting dominion,
Which shall not pass away,
And His kingdom the one
Which shall not be destroyed.
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