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Lexicon :: Strong's H2365 - ḥûšay

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

חוּשַׁי Chûwshay, khoo-shah'-ee; from H2363; hasty; Chushai, an Israelite:—Hushai.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H2365 in the following manner: Hushai (14x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H2365 in the following manner: Hushai (14x).
  1. Hushai = "hasting"

    1. an Archite, a friend of David

    2. the father of Baana, an officer of Solomon; probably the same as 1

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חוּשַׁי Chûwshay, khoo-shah'-ee; from H2363; hasty; Chushai, an Israelite:—Hushai.
STRONGS H2365: Abbreviations
חוּשַׁי proper name, masculine
1. הָאַרְכִּי ח׳ 2 Samuel 15:32; so 2 Samuel 17:5,14, called רֵעֶה דוד 2 Samuel 15:37 friend of David, so 2 Samuel 16:16a; compare 2 Samuel 16:16b; 2 Samuel 16:17, 18; 1 Chronicles 27:33; also 1 Samuel 17:6, 7, 8, 15.
2. 1 Kings 4:16 father of one of Solomon's officers.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

17:6; 17:7; 17:8; 17:15

2 Samuel

15:32; 15:37; 16:16; 16:16; 16:17; 16:18; 17:5; 17:14

1 Kings


1 Chronicles



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2365 matches the Hebrew חוּשַׁי (ḥûšay),
which occurs 14 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:32 - And it came to pass, that when David was come to the top of the mount, where he worshipped God, behold, Hushai H2365 the Archite came to meet him with his coat rent, and earth upon his head:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:37 - So Hushai H2365 David's friend came into the city, and Absalom came into Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:16 - And it came to pass, when Hushai H2365 the Archite, David's friend, was come unto Absalom, that Hushai H2365 said unto Absalom, God save the king, God save the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:17 - And Absalom said to Hushai, H2365 Is this thy kindness to thy friend? why wentest thou not with thy friend?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:18 - And Hushai H2365 said unto Absalom, Nay; but whom the LORD, and this people, and all the men of Israel, choose, his will I be, and with him will I abide.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:5 - Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai H2365 the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:6 - And when Hushai H2365 was come to Absalom, Absalom spake unto him, saying, Ahithophel hath spoken after this manner: shall we do after his saying? if not; speak thou.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:7 - And Hushai H2365 said unto Absalom, The counsel that Ahithophel hath given is not good at this time.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:8 - For, said Hushai, H2365 thou knowest thy father and his men, that they be mighty men, and they be chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field: and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:14 - And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai H2365 the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For the LORD had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:15 - Then said Hushai H2365 unto Zadok and to Abiathar the priests, Thus and thus did Ahithophel counsel Absalom and the elders of Israel; and thus and thus have I counselled.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:16 - Baanah the son of Hushai H2365 was in Asher and in Aloth:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:33 - And Ahithophel was the king's counsellor: and Hushai H2365 the Archite was the king's companion:
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