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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, united together as one man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:7 - You love righteousness and hate wickedness;
Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You
With the oil of gladness more than Your companions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:63 - I am a companion of all who fear You,
And of those who keep Your precepts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 - Whoever robs his father or his mother,
And says, “It is no transgression,”
The same is companion to a destroyer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:10 - For if they fall, one will lift up his companion.
But woe to him who is alone when he falls,
For he has no one to help him up.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:7 - (To Her Beloved)
Tell me, O you whom I love,
Where you feed your flock,
Where you make it rest at noon.
For why should I be as one who veils herself[fn]
By the flocks of your companions?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:13 - The Beloved
You who dwell in the gardens,
The companions listen for your voice—
Let me hear it!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:23 - Your princes are rebellious,
And companions of thieves;
Everyone loves bribes,
And follows after rewards.
They do not defend the fatherless,
Nor does the cause of the widow come before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:11 - Surely all his companions would be ashamed;
And the workmen, they are mere men.
Let them all be gathered together,
Let them stand up;
Yet they shall fear,
They shall be ashamed together.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:16 - “As for you, son of man, take a stick for yourself and write on it: ‘For Judah and for the children of Israel, his companions.’ Then take another stick and write on it, ‘For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel, his companions.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:19 - “say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD: “Surely I will take the stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel, his companions; and I will join 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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