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Lexicon :: Strong's H2351 - ḥûṣ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
(both forms fem. in the pl.) from an unused root meaning to sever
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TWOT Reference: 627a

Strong’s Definitions

חוּץ chûwts, khoots; or (shortened) חֻץ chuts; (both forms feminine in the plural) from an unused root meaning to sever; properly, separate by a wall, i.e. outside, outdoors:—abroad, field, forth, highway, more, out(-side, -ward), street, without.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 164x

The KJV translates Strong's H2351 in the following manner: without (70x), street (44x), abroad (21x), out (17x), outside (2x), fields (2x), forth (2x), highways (1x), Kirjathhuzoth (with H7155) (1x), more (1x), out of (1x), outward (1x), utter (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 164x
The KJV translates Strong's H2351 in the following manner: without (70x), street (44x), abroad (21x), out (17x), outside (2x), fields (2x), forth (2x), highways (1x), Kirjathhuzoth (with H7155) (1x), more (1x), out of (1x), outward (1x), utter (1x).
  1. outside, outward, street, the outside

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חוּץ chûwts, khoots; or (shortened) חֻץ chuts; (both forms feminine in the plural) from an unused root meaning to sever; properly, separate by a wall, i.e. outside, outdoors:—abroad, field, forth, highway, more, out(-side, -ward), street, without.
STRONGS H2351: Abbreviations
חוּץ noun [masculine] the outside, sometimes, especially in plural, specifically a street, never with suffix in singular, with ָ  ה locative ח֫וּצָה, חֻ֫צָה, plural חוּצוֺת, חֻצוֺת, with suffix חוּצֹתָיו etc., Isaiah 15:3 etc.; —
1. the outside, of a house, tent, city, camp, etc., often used, especially with prepositions, to express the adverb idea of outside, abroad (Aramaic synonym, except in sense 2a, is בַּר, rfb):
a. as accusative after verb of motion Deuteronomy 23:13 יָצָא חוּץ to go forth outside (that is, a camp), Deuteronomy 23:14 (as adverb accusative) בְּשִׁבְתְּךָ חוּץ outside, הוֺצִיא הַחוּץ to bring forth outside (a house or chamber) Judges 19:25; 2 Samuel 13:18 compare Nehemiah 13:8; Judges 12:9b בָּנוֺת הֵבִיא לְבָנָיו מִןהַֿחוּץ from outside, from abroad, 2 Kings 4:3 שַׁאֲלִילָֿךְ כֵּלִים מִןהַֿחוּץ from outside (opposed to בַּבַּיִת 2 Kings 4:2); as genitive Leviticus 18:9 מוֺלֶדֶת חוּץ one born abroad (i.e. by another father or mother, of a half-sister: opposed to מוֺלֶדֶת בַּיִת) Ezekiel 47:2 (twice in verse). With ָ  ה locative חוּצָה, after a verb of motion Exodus 12:46 מִןהַֿבַּיִת ֗֗֗ חוּצָה, Proverbs 5:16; 2 Chronicles 29:16, 33:15 חוּצָה לָעִיר outside of the city, Numbers 35:4 מִקִּיר הָעִיר וָחוּצָה from the wall of the city and outwards; = on the outside, without 1 Kings 6:6; Isaiah 33:7 צָֽעֲקוּ חוּצָה cry without, 2 Chronicles 24:8: so הַחוּצָה Genesis 15:5 וַיּוֺצֵא אֹתוֺ הח׳ and brought him outside, Genesis 19:17; Genesis 24:29; Joshua 2:19 +, 1 Kings 8:8 לֹא יֵרָאוּ הַחוּצָה were not seen towards the outside, Deuteronomy 25:5 לֹא תִהְיֶה אֵשֶׁת הַמֵּת הַחוּצָה לְאִישׁ זָר i.e. shall not be married into another family, compare Judges 12:9a.
b. with prepositions:
a.אלהֿחוץ towards the outside Ezekiel 41:9, † Ezekiel 34:21 pleonastic אלהֿחוצה.
b. בחוץ Genesis 9:22 outside (opposed to בְּתוֺךְ אָהֳלֹה Genesis 9:21), Genesis 24:31 לָמָּה תַעֲמֹד בַּחוץ, Deuteronomy 24:11; Exodus 21:19 אם יקום והתהלך בחוץ (after leaving a sick couch), 2 Kings 10:24; Psalm 31:12; Ezekiel 7:15 (opposed to מִבַּיִת), Hosea 7:1 +.
c.לחוץ Psalm 41:7 יצא לחוץ; = on the outside Ezekiel 41:17; Ezekiel 42:7, לַחוּצָה 2 Chronicles 32:5 towards the outside.
d. מִחוּץ on (מִן 3c) the outside Ezekiel 40:19; Ezekiel 46:2, מִבַיִת וּמִחוּץ within and without (of an ark, building, etc.) Genesis 6:14; Exodus 25:11 = Exodus 37:2; 1 Kings 7:9; Deuteronomy 32:25 מחוץ תְּשַׁכֶּלחֶֿרֶב (opposed to יּמֵחֲדָרִים אֵימָה), Lamentations 1:20 (compare Ezekiel 7:15 above b); so מֵהַחוּץEzekiel 41:25. מִחוּץ לְ on the outside of, Genesis 19:16 וַיַּנִּיחֵהוּ מִחוּץ לָעִיר, Genesis 24:11; Exodus 26:35; Exodus 37:7 (twice in verse); Leviticus 8:17; Leviticus 14:8; Numbers 35:5; Joshua 6:23; Jeremiah 21:4 +, even after a verb of motion 1 Kings 21:13 וַיּוֺצִיאוּהוּ מִחוּץ לְעִיר, 2 Kings 23:6, though in this case אל מחוץל is more common, Leviticus 4:12, 21 אל מחוץ למחנה, Leviticus 6:4; Leviticus 10:4; Leviticus 14:40, 41 + often P, Deuteronomy 23:11.
e.מִחוּצָה Ezekiel 40:40 on the outside, מִחוּצָה לְ Ezekiel 40:44.
f. (late) † חוּץ מִן outside of, Ecclesiastes 2:25 who can eat, and who enjoy, חוּץ מִמֶּנִּיִ outside of me, i.e. except me? (but read rather, with Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version De Now and others, חוּץ מִמֶּנּוּ apart from, without him, i.e. God). (So Late Hebrew חוּץ מִן except, without, see DeEcclesiastes 2:25. compare The Aramaic synonym בַּר מִן except Exodus 20:3 Targum; apart from, without Isaiah 36:10 Targum; Syriac Nem rfbl id.)
2. Of a definite locality, namely
a. that which is outside the houses of a town, i.e. a street Isaiah 51:23 כַּחוּץ לַעֹבְרִים, Jeremiah 37:21 חוּץ הָאֹפִים the Bakers' street, Proverbs 1:20 כַּחוּץ, (|| כָּֽרְחֹבוֺת : so Proverbs 7:12; Proverbs 22:13; Jeremiah 9:20); often in plural, as חוּצֹת אַשְׁקְלוֹן the streets of Ashkelon 2 Samuel 1:20, ירושׁלם ח׳ Jeremiah 5:1; Jeremiah 7:17, 34 — Jeremiah; 1 Kings 20:34 וְחֻצוֺת תָּשִׂיםלְֿךָ בְּדַמֶּשֶׂק and streets (i.e. bazaars) shalt thou make thee in D., as my father made in Samaria (a concession involving the right of trading), Amos 5:16; Isaiah 15:3; Isaiah 24:11 (as scene of mourning), Isaiah 5:25; Jeremiah 51:4; Ezekiel 11:6; Ezekiel 28:23 (as filled with corpses of slain), בְּראֹשׁ כָּלחֿוּצוֺת i.e. in conspicuous places, Nahum 3:10; Lamentations 2:19; Lamentations 4:1; Isaiah 51:20, טִיט חוּצוֺת mire of streets Zechariah 10:5 (trampled on by warriors), in simile, of foes trodden under foot, Psalm 18:43; Micah 7:10 (so כְּחֹמֶר ח׳ Isaiah 10:6), metaphor of cheapness and abundance Zechariah 9:3.
b. more generally, that which is outside enclosed cities, the open country, Job 18:17 וְלאֹ עַל־פְּנֵי־חוּץ לוֹ שֵׁם (see De), compare Proverbs 24:27; in the plural Job 5:10 חוּצוֺת פְּנֵי עַל מַיִם וְשֹׁלֵח, Proverbs 8:26; Psalm 144:13 (as place where flocks abound).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:14; 9:21; 9:22; 15:5; 19:16; 19:17; 24:11; 24:29; 24:31


12:46; 20:3; 21:19; 25:11; 26:35; 37:2; 37:7


4:12; 4:21; 6:4; 8:17; 10:4; 14:8; 14:40; 14:41; 18:9


35:4; 35:5


23:11; 23:13; 23:14; 24:11; 25:5; 32:25


2:19; 6:23


12:9; 12:9; 19:25

2 Samuel

1:20; 13:18

1 Kings

6:6; 7:9; 8:8; 20:34; 21:13

2 Kings

4:2; 4:3; 10:24; 23:6

2 Chronicles

24:8; 29:16; 32:5; 33:15




5:10; 18:17


18:43; 31:12; 41:7; 144:13


1:20; 5:16; 7:12; 8:26; 22:13; 24:27


2:25; 2:25


5:25; 10:6; 15:3; 15:3; 24:11; 33:7; 36:10; 51:20; 51:23


5:1; 7:17; 7:34; 9:20; 21:4; 37:21; 51:4


1:20; 2:19; 4:1


7:15; 7:15; 11:6; 28:23; 34:21; 40:19; 40:40; 40:44; 41:9; 41:17; 41:25; 42:7; 46:2; 47:2










9:3; 10:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2351 matches the Hebrew חוּץ (ḥûṣ),
which occurs 164 times in 158 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 6:14–Num 31:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:14 - Make for yourself an ark of cypress wood. Make rooms in the ark, and cover it with pitch inside and out.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:22 - Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father's nakedness and told his two brothers who were outside.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:5 - The LORD took him outside and said, "Gaze into the sky and count the stars - if you are able to count them!" Then he said to him, "So will your descendants be."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:16 - When Lot hesitated, the men grabbed his hand and the hands of his wife and two daughters because the LORD had compassion on them. They led them away and placed them outside the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:17 - When they had brought them outside, they said, "Run for your lives! Don't look behind you or stop anywhere in the valley! Escape to the mountains or you will be destroyed!"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:11 - He made the camels kneel down by the well outside the city. It was evening, the time when the women would go out to draw water.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:29 - (Now Rebekah had a brother named Laban.) Laban rushed out to meet the man at the spring.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:31 - Laban said to him, "Come, you who are blessed by the LORD! Why are you standing out here when I have prepared the house and a place for the camels?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:12 - She grabbed him by his outer garment, saying, "Have sex with me!" But he left his outer garment in her hand and ran outside.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:13 - When she saw that he had left his outer garment in her hand and had run outside,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:15 - When he heard me raise my voice and scream, he left his outer garment beside me and ran outside."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:18 - but when I raised my voice and screamed, he left his outer garment and ran outside."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:46 - It must be eaten in one house; you must not bring any of the meat outside the house, and you must not break a bone of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:19 - and then if he gets up and walks about outside on his staff, then the one who struck him is innocent, except he must pay for the injured person's loss of time and see to it that he is fully healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:11 - You are to overlay it with pure gold - both inside and outside you must overlay it, and you are to make a surrounding border of gold over it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:35 - You are to put the table outside the curtain and the lampstand on the south side of the tabernacle, opposite the table, and you are to place the table on the north side.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:21 - In the tent of meeting outside the curtain that is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons are to arrange it from evening to morning before the LORD. This is to be a lasting ordinance among the Israelites for generations to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:14 - But the meat of the bull, its skin, and its dung you are to burn up outside the camp. It is the purification offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:7 - Moses took the tent and pitched it outside the camp, at a good distance from the camp, and he called it the tent of meeting. Anyone seeking the LORD would go out to the tent of meeting that was outside the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:2 - He overlaid it with pure gold, inside and out, and he made a surrounding border of gold for it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:22 - And he put the table in the tent of meeting, on the north side of the tabernacle, outside the curtain.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:12 - all the rest of the bull - he must bring outside the camp to a ceremonially clean place, to the fatty ash pile, and he must burn it on a wood fire; it must be burned on the fatty ash pile.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:21 - He must bring the rest of the bull outside the camp and burn it just as he burned the first bull - it is the sin offering of the assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:11 - Then he must take off his clothes and put on other clothes, and he must bring the fatty ashes outside the camp to a ceremonially clean place,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:17 - but the rest of the bull - its hide, its flesh, and its dung - he completely burned up outside the camp just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:11 - but the flesh and the hide he completely burned up outside the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:4 - Moses then called to Mishael and Elzaphan, the sons of Uzziel, Aaron's uncle, and said to them, "Come near, carry your brothers away from the front of the sanctuary to a place outside the camp."
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:5 - So they came near and carried them away in their tunics to a place outside the camp just as Moses had spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:46 - The whole time he has the infection he will be continually unclean. He must live in isolation, and his place of residence must be outside the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:3 - The priest is to go outside the camp and examine the infection. If the infection of the diseased person has been healed,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:8 - "The one being cleansed must then wash his clothes, shave off all his hair, and bathe in water, and so be clean. Then afterward he may enter the camp, but he must live outside his tent seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:40 - then the priest is to command that the stones that had the infection in them be pulled and thrown outside the city into an unclean place.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:41 - Then he is to have the house scraped all around on the inside, and the plaster which is scraped off must be dumped outside the city into an unclean place.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:45 - He must tear down the house, its stones, its wood, and all the plaster of the house, and bring all of it outside the city to an unclean place.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:53 - and he is to send the live bird away outside the city into the open countryside. So he is to make atonement for the house and it will be clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:27 - The bull of the sin offering and the goat of the sin offering, whose blood was brought to make atonement in the holy place, must be brought outside the camp and their hide, their flesh, and their dung must be burned up,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:3 - "Blood guilt will be accounted to any man from the house of Israel who slaughters an ox or a lamb or a goat inside the camp or outside the camp,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:9 - You must not have sexual intercourse with your sister, whether she is your father's daughter or your mother's daughter, whether she is born in the same household or born outside it; you must not have sexual intercourse with either of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:3 - Outside the veil-canopy of the congregation in the Meeting Tent Aaron must arrange it from evening until morning before the LORD continually. This is a perpetual statute throughout your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:14 - "Bring the one who cursed outside the camp, and all who heard him are to lay their hands on his head, and the whole congregation is to stone him to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:23 - Then Moses spoke to the Israelites and they brought the one who cursed outside the camp and stoned him with stones. So the Israelites did just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:3 - You must expel both men and women; you must put them outside the camp, so that they will not defile their camps, among which I live."
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:4 - So the Israelites did so, and expelled them outside the camp. As the LORD had spoken to Moses, so the Israelites did.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:14 - The LORD said to Moses, "If her father had only spit in her face, would she not have been disgraced for seven days? Shut her out from the camp seven days, and afterward she can be brought back in again."
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:15 - So Miriam was shut outside of the camp for seven days, and the people did not journey on until Miriam was brought back in.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:35 - Then the LORD said to Moses, "The man must surely be put to death; the whole community must stone him with stones outside the camp."
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:36 - So the whole community took him outside the camp and stoned him to death, just as the LORD commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:3 - You must give it to Eleazar the priest so that he can take it outside the camp, and it must be slaughtered before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:9 - "'Then a man who is ceremonially clean must gather up the ashes of the red heifer and put them in a ceremonially clean place outside the camp. They must be kept for the community of the Israelites for use in the water of purification - it is a purification for sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:13 - Moses, Eleazar the priest, and all the leaders of the community went out to meet them outside the camp.

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