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Lexicon :: Strong's H2280 - ḥāḇaš

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Strong’s Definitions

חָבַשׁ châbash, khaw-bash'; a primitive root; to wrap firmly (especially a turban, compress, or saddle); figuratively, to stop, to rule:—bind (up), gird about, govern, healer, put, saddle, wrap about.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x

The KJV translates Strong's H2280 in the following manner: saddle (13x), bind up (9x), bind (5x), put (2x), about (1x), girded (1x), govern (1x), healer (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x
The KJV translates Strong's H2280 in the following manner: saddle (13x), bind up (9x), bind (5x), put (2x), about (1x), girded (1x), govern (1x), healer (1x).
  1. to tie, bind, bind on, bind up, saddle, restrain, bandage, govern

    1. (Qal)

      1. to bind, bind on

      2. to bind up

    2. (Piel) to bind, restrain

    3. (Pual) to be bound up

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָבַשׁ châbash, khaw-bash'; a primitive root; to wrap firmly (especially a turban, compress, or saddle); figuratively, to stop, to rule:—bind (up), gird about, govern, healer, put, saddle, wrap about.
STRONGS H2280: Abbreviations
† [חָבַשׁ] verb bind, bind on, bind up (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian abâšu, according to DlW 70, Pr 174; Arabic حَبَسَ confine, restrict; yet on Assyrian ḫibšu 'Kopfbinde' (with חֿ), etc., see ZehnpfBAS i. 499, 526; Aramaic Wfbo; compare axywvubo, חֲבוּשְׁיָא imprisonment, etc.) —
Qal Perfect 2nd person masculine singular וְחָבַשְׁתָּ֫ Exodus 29:9; 2nd person masculine plural חֲבַשְׁתֶּם Ezekiel 34:4; Imperfect יַחֲבוֺשׁ Job 34:17; וַיַּחֲבשׁ Genesis 22:3 + 4 times; וַיַּחֲבָשֿׁ 1 Kings 13:23; וְיֶחְבָּ֑שׁ Job 5:18; וַיַּחְבְּשֵׁנוּ Hosea 6:1; 3rd person feminine singular וַתַחֲבשׁ 2 Kings 4:24; אֶחֱבשׁ Ezekiel 34:16; cohortative אֶחְבְּשָׁהֿ 2 Samuel 19:27 (but compare below); וָאֶחְבְּשֵׁךְ Ezekiel 16:10; וַיַּחְבְּשׁוֿ 1 Kings 13:13; וַיַּחֲב֑שׁו 1 Kings 13:27; Imperative חֲבשׁ Job 40:13; חֲבוֺשׁ Ezekiel 24:17; חִבְשׁוּ 1 Kings 13:13, 27; Infinitive construct חֲבשׁ Isaiah 30:26; Isaiah 61:1;לְחָבְּשָׁהּ Ezekiel 30:21 (strike out Co, compare Greek Version of the LXX). Participle active חֹבֵשׁ Isaiah 3:7; passive חָבוּשׁ Jonah 2:6; חֲבוּשִׁים Judges 19:10; חֲבֻשִׁים 2 Samuel 16:1; Ezekiel 27:24; —
1. bind, bind on:
a. headgear, with accusative of thing, לְ person Exodus 29:9; Leviticus 8:13 (both P); with על person Ezekiel 24:17 (P); passive of seaweeds clinging about head סוּף חָבוּשׁ לְראֹשִׁי Jonah 2:6; with suffix person and בְּ of thing וָאֶחְבְּשֵׁךְ Ezekiel 16:10 and I bound (or wound) about thee (i.e. thy head, Sm VB) שֵׁשׁ (in metaphor of י׳'s care for Jerusalem; || אַלְבִּישֵׁךְ, אֶנְעֲלֵךְ); figurative of punishment for wicked מְּנֵיהֶם חֲבשׁ בטמון Job 40:13 bind their faces in darkness (|| טָמְנֵם בֶּעָפָר) see Di.
b. passive probably twined, twisted in חֲבָלִים חֲבֻשִׁים וַאֲרֻזִים Ezekiel 27:24, cords twisted and strong, see Sm Da. Especially
c. of equipping a beast for riding; ass, in accusative Genesis 22:3; Numbers 22:21 (both E), 2 Samuel 17:23 & 2 Samuel 19:27 (where however read לוֺ חָבְשָׁהלִּֿי, so Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate Th We Dr), 1 Kings 2:40; 1 Kings 13:13 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 13:23, 27 (twice in verse) (1 Kings 13:27b no direct object expressed) 2 Kings 4:24; passive, also of asses, Judges 19:10; 2 Samuel 16:1.
d. figurative = restrain, control (German bändigen), absolute Job 34:17.
2. bind up, namely a wound, usually in figure, of comforting the distressed, etc.; with suffix person Hosea 6:1 (|| רָפָא, opposed to הִכָּה); followed by לְ person לַחֲבשׁ לְנִשְׁבְּרֵילֵֿב Isaiah 61:1; compare Ezekiel 34:4 (followed by לַנִּשְׁבֶּרֶת; || חַזֵּק, רִפֵּא), Ezekiel 34:16 (followed by id.; || חִזֵּק); followed by accusative of thing בְּיוֺם אֶתשֶֿׁבֶר עַמּוֺ חֲבשׁ י׳ Isaiah 30:26 (|| רָפָא); with accusative of Pharaoh's broken arm Ezekiel 30:21 (si vera lectio, see above; compare Pu.); absolute Job 5:18; also Isaiah 3:7 of repairing fortunes of people (opposed to הִכְאִיב; || רָפָה = רָפָא).
Pi. Perfect חִבֵּשׁ bind, restrain מִבְּכִי נהרות Job 28:11; Participle מְחַבֵּשׁ bind up לְעַצְבוֺתָם Psalm 147:3.
Pu. Perfect be bound up חֻבְּשָׁה Ezekiel 30:21 (metaphor) Pharaoh's broken arm; חֻבָּ֑שׁוּ Isaiah 1:6 (wounds of land of Judah).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:3; 22:3


29:9; 29:9






19:10; 19:10

2 Samuel

16:1; 16:1; 17:23; 19:27; 19:27

1 Kings

2:40; 13:13; 13:13; 13:13; 13:23; 13:23; 13:27; 13:27; 13:27; 13:27

2 Kings

4:24; 4:24


5:18; 5:18; 28:11; 34:17; 34:17; 40:13; 40:13




1:6; 3:7; 3:7; 30:26; 30:26; 61:1; 61:1


16:10; 16:10; 24:17; 24:17; 27:24; 27:24; 30:21; 30:21; 30:21; 34:4; 34:4; 34:16; 34:16


6:1; 6:1


2:6; 2:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2280 matches the Hebrew חָבַשׁ (ḥāḇaš),
which occurs 33 times in 30 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:3 - And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled H2280 his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:9 - And thou shalt gird them with girdles, Aaron and his sons, and put H2280 the bonnets on them: and the priest's office shall be theirs for a perpetual statute: and thou shalt consecrate Aaron and his sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:13 - And Moses brought Aaron's sons, and put coats upon them, and girded them with girdles, and put H2280 bonnets upon them; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:21 - And Balaam rose up in the morning, and saddled H2280 his ass, and went with the princes of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:10 - But the man would not tarry that night, but he rose up and departed, and came over against Jebus, which is Jerusalem; and there were with him two asses saddled, H2280 his concubine also was with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:1 - And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of asses saddled, H2280 and upon them two hundred loaves of bread, and an hundred bunches of raisins, and an hundred of summer fruits, and a bottle of wine.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:23 - And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled H2280 his ass, and arose, and gat him home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order, and hanged himself, and died, and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:26 - And he answered, My lord, O king, my servant deceived me: for thy servant said, I will saddle H2280 me an ass, that I may ride thereon, and go to the king; because thy servant is lame.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:40 - And Shimei arose, and saddled H2280 his ass, and went to Gath to Achish to seek his servants: and Shimei went, and brought his servants from Gath.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:13 - And he said unto his sons, Saddle H2280 me the ass. So they saddled H2280 him the ass: and he rode thereon,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:23 - And it came to pass, after he had eaten bread, and after he had drunk, that he saddled H2280 for him the ass, to wit, for the prophet whom he had brought back.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:27 - And he spake to his sons, saying, Saddle H2280 me the ass. And they saddled H2280 him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:24 - Then she saddled H2280 an ass, and said to her servant, Drive, and go forward; slack not thy riding for me, except I bid thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:18 - For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: H2280 he woundeth, and his hands make whole.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:11 - He bindeth H2280 the floods from overflowing; and the thing that is hid bringeth he forth to light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:17 - Shall even he that hateth right govern? H2280 and wilt thou condemn him that is most just?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:13 - Hide them in the dust together; and bind H2280 their faces in secret.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:3 - He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up H2280 their wounds.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:6 - From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores: they have not been closed, neither bound up, H2280 neither mollified with ointment.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:7 - In that day shall he swear, saying, I will not be an healer; H2280 for in my house is neither bread nor clothing: make me not a ruler of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:26 - Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up H2280 the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:1 - The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up H2280 the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:10 - I clothed thee also with broidered work, and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I girded H2280 thee about with fine linen, and I covered thee with silk.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:17 - Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind H2280 the tire of thine head upon thee, and put on thy shoes upon thy feet, and cover not thy lips, and eat not the bread of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:24 - These were thy merchants in all sorts of things, in blue clothes, and broidered work, and in chests of rich apparel, bound H2280 with cords, and made of cedar, among thy merchandise.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:21 - Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and, lo, it shall not be bound up H2280 to be healed, to put a roller to bind H2280 it, to make it strong to hold the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:4 - The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up H2280 that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:16 - I will seek that which was lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up H2280 that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 6:1 - Come, and let us return unto the LORD: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up. H2280
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:5 - The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about H2280 my head.
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