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Lexicon :: Strong's H2356 - ḥôr

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as חוּר (H2352)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 758a

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: חור (Strongs and Gesenius) חר (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

חוֹר chôwr, khore; or (shortened) חֹר chôr; the same as H2352; a cavity, socket, den:—cave, hole.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H2356 in the following manner: hole (6x), cave (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H2356 in the following manner: hole (6x), cave (1x).
  1. hole, cave

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חוֹר chôwr, khore; or (shortened) חֹר chôr; the same as H2352; a cavity, socket, den:—cave, hole.
STRONGS H2356: Abbreviations
† III. חֹר, חוֺר noun [masculine] hole; — absolute חֹר 2 Kings 12:10; Ezekiel 8:7 (strike out Co B etc.), חוֺר Songs 5:4, חֹרִים 1 Samuel 14:11; construct חֹרֵי Job 30:6; suffix חֹרָיו Nahum 2:13, חֹרֵיהֶן Zechariah 14:12; — hole in lid of chest 2 Kings 12:10 (made by boring, נקב), in door Songs 5:4; in wall Ezekiel 8:7 (see above); = eye-socket עיניו תִּמַּקְנָה בְּח׳ Zechariah 14:12 (plague of enemies of Jerusalem); holes as hiding-places for men 1 Samuel 14:11, so also 1 Samuel 13:6 Ew We Dr (for MT חוחים), dwelling of outcast people חרי עָפָר Job 30:6; of dens of lions Nahum 2:13. — I.חֹר, see II. חור.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

13:6; 14:11; 14:11

2 Kings

12:10; 12:10


30:6; 30:6

Song of Songs

5:4; 5:4


8:7; 8:7


2:13; 2:13


14:12; 14:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2356 matches the Hebrew חוֹר (ḥôr),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:11 - And both of them discovered themselves unto the garrison of the Philistines: and the Philistines said, Behold, the Hebrews come forth out of the holes H2356 where they had hid themselves.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:9 - But Jehoiada the priest took a chest, and bored a hole H2356 in the lid of it, and set it beside the altar, on the right side as one cometh into the house of the LORD: and the priests that kept the door put therein all the money that was brought into the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:6 - To dwell in the clifts of the valleys, in caves H2356 of the earth, and in the rocks.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:4 - My beloved put in his hand by the hole H2356 of the door, and my bowels were moved for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:7 - And he brought me to the door of the court; and when I looked, behold a hole H2356 in the wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:12 - The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes H2356 with prey, and his dens with ravin.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:12 - And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, H2356 and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.
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