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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 - Jehoash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, “The thorn H2336 bush H2336 which was in Lebanon sent to the cedar which was in Lebanon, saying, ‘Give your daughter to my son in marriage.’ But there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trampled the thorn H2336 bush. H2336
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:18 - Joash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, “The thorn H2336 bush H2336 which was in Lebanon sent to the cedar which was in Lebanon, saying, ‘Give your daughter to my son in marriage.’ But there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon and trampled the thorn H2336 bush. H2336
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:11 - Therefore the LORD brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria against them, and they captured Manasseh with [fn]hooks, H2336 bound him with bronze chains and took him to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:40 - Let briars H2336 [fn]grow instead of wheat,
And stinkweed instead of barley.”
The words of Job are ended.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:2 - “Can you put a [fn]rope in his nose
Or pierce his jaw with a [fn]hook? H2336
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:9 - Like a thorn H2336 which [fn]falls into the hand of a drunkard,
So is a proverb in the mouth of fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:2 - [fn]Like a lily among the thorns, H2336
So is my darling among the [fn]maidens.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:13 - Thorns will come up in its fortified towers,
Nettles and thistles H2336 in its fortified cities;
It will also be a haunt of jackals
And an abode of ostriches.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:6 - For behold, they will go because of destruction;
Egypt will gather them up, Memphis will bury them.
Weeds will take over their treasures of silver;
Thorns H2336 will be in their tents.

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