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Lexicon :: Strong's H2339 - ḥûṭ

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חוּט
Transliteration
ḥûṭ
Pronunciation
khoot
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root probably meaning to sew
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TWOT Reference: 621a

Strong’s Definitions

חוּט chûwṭ, khoot; from an unused root probably meaning to sew; a string; by implication, a measuring tape:—cord, fillet, line, thread.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H2339 in the following manner: thread (4x), line (1x), cord (1x), fillet (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H2339 in the following manner: thread (4x), line (1x), cord (1x), fillet (1x).
  1. a thread, cord, line, string

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חוּט chûwṭ, khoot; from an unused root probably meaning to sew; a string; by implication, a measuring tape:—cord, fillet, line, thread.
STRONGS H2339:
חוּט noun masculineJoshua 2:18 thread, cord, line (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic خَيْطً, Aramaic aXJuvo, חוּטָא) — ח׳ absolute Genesis 14:23 + 2 times; construct Joshua 2:18+ 3 times; —
1. thread, as easily broken Judges 16:12 (simile); as composing a rope or cord; הַשָּׁנִי הַזֶּה תִּקְוַת ח׳ Joshua 2:18 (JE) this cord of scarlet thread (literally the cord of this thread of scarlet); probably also מִחוּט וְעַד שְׂרוֺךְ נַעַל Genesis 14:23 from a thread to a sandal-thong; in simile כְּח׳ הַשָּׁנִי Songs 4:3 like a thread of scarlet are thy lips.
2. cord, הַמְּשֻׁלָּשׁ הַח׳ Ecclesiastes 4:12 a three-fold cord.
3. line, as measure of length 1 Kings 7:15 and a line of twelve cubits surrounded (i.e. would surround) it (compare קָו 1 Kings 7:23), so Jeremiah 52:21.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

14:23; 14:23

Joshua

2:18; 2:18; 2:18

Judges

16:12

1 Kings

7:15; 7:23

Ecclesiastes

4:12

Song of Songs

4:3

Jeremiah

52:21

H2339

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2339 matches the Hebrew חוּט (ḥûṭ),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:23 - that I will not take a thread H2339 or a sandal thong or anything that is yours, for fear you would say, ‘I have made Abram rich.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:18 - [fn]unless, when we come into the land, you tie this cord of scarlet thread H2339 in the window through which you let us down, and gather to yourself into the house your father and your mother and your brothers and all your father’s household.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:12 - So Delilah took new ropes and bound him with them and said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” For the men were lying in wait in the inner room. But he snapped [fn]the ropes from his arms like a thread. H2339
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:15 - He fashioned the two pillars of bronze; eighteen cubits was the height of one pillar, and a line H2339 of twelve cubits [fn]measured the circumference of both.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:12 - And if [fn]one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord H2339 of three strands is not quickly torn apart.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:3 - “Your lips are like a scarlet thread, H2339
And your mouth is lovely.
Your temples are like a slice of a pomegranate
Behind your veil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:21 - As for the pillars, the height of each pillar was eighteen [fn]cubits, and [fn]it was twelve cubits in circumference H2339 and four fingers in thickness, and hollow.

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