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Lexicon :: Strong's H2336 - ḥôaḥ

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חוֹחַ
Transliteration
ḥôaḥ
Pronunciation
kho'-akh
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root apparently meaning to pierce
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 620a,620b

Strong’s Definitions

חוֹחַ chôwach, kho'-akh; from an unused root apparently meaning to pierce; a thorn; by analogy, a ring for the nose:—bramble, thistle, thorn.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H2336 in the following manner: thistle(s) (5x), thorn(s) (5x), brambles (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H2336 in the following manner: thistle(s) (5x), thorn(s) (5x), brambles (1x).
  1. thorn, brier, bramble, thornbush, thicket

  2. hook, ring, fetter

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חוֹחַ chôwach, kho'-akh; from an unused root apparently meaning to pierce; a thorn; by analogy, a ring for the nose:—bramble, thistle, thorn.
STRONGS H2336:
חוֺחַ noun masculine 2 Kings 14:9
1. brier, bramble.
2. hook, ring, fetter; — ח׳ absolute Hosea 9:6 + 8 times; plural חֲוָחִים [H 1 Samuel 13:6] (but see below), חוֺחִים Songs 2:2; חֹחִים 2 Chronicles 33:11; —
1. a. brier, bramble 2 Kings 14:9 (twice in verse) = 2 Chronicles 25:18 (twice in verse) (allegory of Jehoash); collective, sign of desolation Hosea 9:6 (|| קִמּוֺשׁ), Isaiah 34:13 (|| קִמּוֺשׁ, סִירִים), Job 31:40 (opposed to חִטִּים); in simile of fool's parable עָלָה בְּיַדשִֿׁכּוֺר ח׳ Proverbs 26:9 a brier cometh into the hand of a drunken man (De Now Str); כְּשׁוֺשַׁנָּה בֵּין הַחוֺחִים; Songs 2:2; briers = thickets as hiding-places [H 1 Samuel 13:6] (but Ew We Dr חוֺרִים holes, compare 1 Samuel 14:11; see below III.חרר; || מְעָרוֺת, סְלָעִים, צְרִחִים, בֹּרוֺת; Greek Version of the LXX here ἐν τ. μάνδραις; 1 Samuel 14:11 ἐκ τ. τρωγλῶν.
2. late.
a. hook or ring, in jaw of crocodile with תִּקֹּב Job 40:26 (|| הֲתָשִׂים אַגְמֹן בְּאַפּוֹ); of captive וַיִּלְכְּדוּ אֶתמְֿנַשֶּׁה בַּחֹחִים 2 Chronicles 33:11 (compare חַח).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

14:11; 14:11

2 Kings

14:9; 14:9

2 Chronicles

25:18; 33:11; 33:11

Job

31:40

Proverbs

26:9

Song of Songs

2:2; 2:2

Isaiah

34:13

Hosea

9:6; 9:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2336 matches the Hebrew חוֹחַ (ḥôaḥ),
which occurs 11 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:9 - And Jehoash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle H2336 that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle. H2336
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:18 - And Joash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle H2336 that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle. H2336
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:11 - Wherefore the LORD brought upon them the captains of the host of the king of Assyria, which took Manasseh among the thorns, H2336 and bound him with fetters, and carried him to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:40 - Let thistles H2336 grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:2 - Canst thou put an hook into his nose? or bore his jaw through with a thorn? H2336
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:9 - As a thorn H2336 goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:2 - As the lily among thorns, H2336 so is my love among the daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:13 - And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles H2336 in the fortresses thereof: and it shall be an habitation of dragons, and a court for owls.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:6 - For, lo, they are gone because of destruction: Egypt shall gather them up, Memphis shall bury them: the pleasant places for their silver, nettles shall possess them: thorns H2336 shall be in their tabernacles.

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