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Lexicon :: Strong's H2270 - ḥāḇēr

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Part of Speech
adjective, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 598c

Strong’s Definitions

חָבֵר châbêr, khaw-bare'; from H2266; an associate:—companion, fellow, knit together.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H2270 in the following manner: companions (7x), fellow (4x), knit together (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H2270 in the following manner: companions (7x), fellow (4x), knit together (1x).
  1. united

    masculine noun
  2. associate, fellow, worshippers

  3. companion

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָבֵר châbêr, khaw-bare'; from H2266; an associate:—companion, fellow, knit together.
STRONGS H2270: Abbreviations
חָבֵר adjective and noun masculineSong of Solomon 8:13 united, associate, companionח׳ absolute Proverbs 28:24; Psalm 119:68; suffix חֲבֵרוֺ Ecclesiastes 4:10 (+ 3 times Ezekiel Kt; Qr חבריו see below); plural חֲבֵרִים Judges 20:11; Songs 8:13 construct חַבְרֵי Isaiah 1:23; suffix חֲבֵרֶ֑ךָ Psalm 45:8, חֲבֵרֶ֑יךָ Songs 1:7; חֲבֵרָיו Isaiah 44:11 + 3 times; Ezekiel Qr; —
1. adjective united כְּאִישׁ אֶחָד חֲבֵרִים Judges 20:11 knit together as one man (AV RV).
2. noun associate, fellow:
a. of children (tribes) of Israel assoc. with Judah as head Ezekiel 37:16; id. associated with Joseph (Ehpraimitic source) as head Ezekiel 37:16; Ezekiel 37:19 (in all these read Qr חֲבֵרָיו).
b. of like rank Psalm 45:8
c. of like calling Songs 1:7.
d. worshippers (associates, belonging to the society or guild) of idols Isaiah 44:11 (see Che; > others priests, Geigumschr. 121 493 SS, compare חֶבֶר Hosea 6:9; Du reads חֲבָרִים enchantments).
e. in general Songs 8:13.
f. implying likeness of character Isaiah 1:23; Proverbs 28:24; Psalm 119:63.
3. companion at a particular time Ecclesiastes 4:10.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


20:11; 20:11


45:8; 45:8; 119:63; 119:68


28:24; 28:24


4:10; 4:10

Song of Songs

1:7; 1:7; 8:13; 8:13; 8:13


1:23; 1:23; 44:11; 44:11


37:16; 37:16; 37:19




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2270 matches the Hebrew חָבֵר (ḥāḇēr),
which occurs 15 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:11 - So all the men of Israel were gathered against the city, [fn]united H2270 as one man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:7 - You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness;
Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You
With the oil of joy above Your companions H2270.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:63 - I am a companion H2270 to all those who [fn]fear You,
And to those who keep Your precepts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 - He who robs his father or his mother
And says, “There is no wrong done,”
Is the companion H2270 of a person who destroys.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:10 - for if [fn]either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion H2270. But woe to the one who falls when there is not [fn]another to lift him up!
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:7 - “Tell me, you whom my soul loves,
Where do you pasture your flock,
Where do you have it lie down at noon?
For why should I be like one who [fn]veils herself
Beside the flocks of your companions H2270?”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:13 - The Groom
“You who sit in the gardens:
My companions H2270 are listening for your voice
Let me hear it!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:23 - Your rulers are rebels
And companions H2270 of thieves;
Everyone loves a bribe
And chases after gifts.
They do not obtain justice for the [fn]orphan,
Nor does the widow’s case come before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:11 - Behold, all his companions H2270 will be put to shame, for the craftsmen themselves are mere men. Let them all assemble themselves, let them stand up, let them tremble, let them be put to shame together.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:16 - “Now you, son of man, take for yourself one stick and write on it, ‘For Judah and for the sons of Israel, his companions H2270’; then take another stick and write on it, ‘For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim and all the house of Israel, his companions H2270.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:19 - say to them, ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: “Behold, I am going to take the stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel, his companions H2270; and I will put them with it, with the stick of Judah, and make them one stick, and they will be one in My hand.”’
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