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Lexicon :: Strong's H2287 - ḥāḡaḡ

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חָגַג
Transliteration
ḥāḡaḡ
Pronunciation
khaw-gag'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [compare חָגָּא (H2283), חוּג (H2328)]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 602

Strong’s Definitions

חָגַג châgag, khaw-gag'; a primitive root (compare H2283, H2328); properly, to move in a circle, i.e. (specifically) to march in a sacred procession, to observe a festival; by implication, to be giddy:—celebrate, dance, (keep, hold) a (solemn) feast (holiday), reel to and fro.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H2287 in the following manner: keep (8x), ...feast (3x), celebrate (1x), keep a solemn feast (1x), dancing (1x), holyday (1x), reel to and fro (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H2287 in the following manner: keep (8x), ...feast (3x), celebrate (1x), keep a solemn feast (1x), dancing (1x), holyday (1x), reel to and fro (1x).
  1. to hold a feast, hold a festival, make pilgrimage, keep a pilgrim-feast, celebrate, dance, stagger

    1. (Qal)

      1. to keep a pilgrim-feast

      2. to reel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָגַג châgag, khaw-gag'; a primitive root (compare H2283, H2328); properly, to move in a circle, i.e. (specifically) to march in a sacred procession, to observe a festival; by implication, to be giddy:—celebrate, dance, (keep, hold) a (solemn) feast (holiday), reel to and fro.
STRONGS H2287:
† [חָגַג] verb make pilgrimage, keep a pilgrim-feast (Arabic حَجَّ betake oneself to or towards an object of reverence; make a pilgrimage to Mecaa; Sabean חגג make pilgrimage SabDenkm86. compare 85; Syriac Ycgfo celebrate a feast. In Palmyrene חגגו is proper name VogNo. 61; compare also Phoenician proper name חגי, חגת); —
Qal Perfect 2nd person masculine plural חַגֹּתֶם Exodus 12:14 + 2 times; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תָּחֹג Exodus 23:14; Deuteronomy 16:15; 3rd person masculine plural יָח֫וֺגּוּ Psalm 107:27 (Bö§ 1118 (2)); וְיָחֹ֫גּוּ Exodus 5:1; 2nd person masculine plural תָּחֹ֫גּוּ Leviticus 23:39, 41; suffix תְּחָגֻּ֫הוּ Exodus 12:14; Imperative feminine חָגִּי Nahum 2:1; Infinitive construct חֹג Zechariah 14:18 + 2 times, Participle חוֺגֵג Psalm 42:5; plural חֹגְַגִים 1 Samuel 30:16; —
1. keep a pilgrim-feast, absolute Exodus 5:1 (JE) of one proposed by Moses; שׁלשׁ רגלים תחג לי three times shalt thou make pilgrimage unto me (in the year) Exodus 23:14 (covt. code); of pilgrim-feasts in general Nahum 2:1, the Passover Exodus 12:14 (P); elsewhere feast of Booths; all celebrated in part by sacred processions and dances; המון חוגג Psalm 42:5 multitude keeping festival (led by the Psalmist in procession); חגג חג Leviticus 23:39 (H), Numbers 29:12 (P), Nahum 2:1; Zechariah 14:16, 18, 19; חגג אתו חג Exodus 12:14 (P), Leviticus 23:41 (H); אתוֺ Leviticus 23:41 (H); suffix Exodus 12:14 (P).
2. behave as at a חָג 1 Samuel 30:16 (of the Amalekites when surprised by David i.e. enjoying themselves merrily, Dr; others, circling in the sacred dance).
3. reel, in giddiness on the sea Psalm 107:27 (compare חָגָּא Isaiah 19:17); this either points to an earlier meaning of v; or better, the Psalm being late, means reel as from festival excesses (|| וְיָנוּעוּ כַשִּׁכּוֺר).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

5:1; 5:1; 12:14; 12:14; 12:14; 12:14; 12:14; 23:14; 23:14

Leviticus

23:39; 23:39; 23:41; 23:41; 23:41

Numbers

29:12

Deuteronomy

16:15

1 Samuel

30:16; 30:16

Psalms

42:5; 42:5; 107:27; 107:27

Isaiah

19:17

Nahum

2:1; 2:1; 2:1

Zechariah

14:16; 14:18; 14:18; 14:19

H2287

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2287 matches the Hebrew חָגַג (ḥāḡaḡ),
which occurs 16 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:1 - And afterward Moses and Aaron came and said to Pharaoh, “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘Let My people go that they may celebrate H2287 a feast H2287 to Me in the wilderness.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:14 - ‘Now this day will be a memorial to you, and you shall celebrate H2287 it as a feast to the LORD; throughout your generations you are to celebrate H2287 it as [fn]a permanent ordinance.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:14 - “Three times a year you shall celebrate H2287 a feast H2287 to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:39 - ‘On exactly the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the crops of the land, you shall celebrate H2287 the feast of the LORD for seven days, with a [fn]rest on the first day and a [fn]rest on the eighth day.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:41 - ‘You shall thus celebrate H2287 it as a feast to the LORD for seven days in the year. It shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations; you shall celebrate H2287 it in the seventh month.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 29:12 - ‘Then on the fifteenth day of the seventh month you shall have a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work, and you shall observe H2287 a feast to the LORD for seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:15 - “Seven days you shall celebrate H2287 a feast H2287 to the LORD your God in the place which the LORD chooses, because the LORD your God will bless you in all your produce and in all the work of your hands, so that you will be altogether joyful.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:16 - When he had brought him down, behold, they were [fn]spread over all the land, eating and drinking and [fn]dancing H2287 because of all the great spoil that they had taken from the land of the Philistines and from the land of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:4 - These things I remember and I pour out my soul within me.
For I used to go along with the throng and [fn]lead them in procession to the house of God,
With the voice of joy and thanksgiving, a multitude keeping H2287 festival. H2287
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:27 - They reeled H2287 and staggered like a drunken man,
And [fn]were at their wits’ end.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:15 - [fn]Behold, on the mountains the feet of him who brings good news,
Who announces peace!
Celebrate H2287 your feasts, O Judah;
Pay your vows.
For never again will the [fn]wicked one pass through you;
He is cut off completely.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:16 - Then it will come about that any who are left of all the nations that went against Jerusalem will go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to celebrate H2287 the Feast of Booths.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:18 - If the family of Egypt does not go up or enter, then no rain will fall on them; it will be the plague with which the LORD smites the nations who do not go up to celebrate H2287 the Feast of Booths.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:19 - This will be the [fn]punishment of Egypt, and the [fn]punishment of all the nations who do not go up to celebrate H2287 the Feast of Booths.

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