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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.
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 - It happened as David was coming to the summit, where God was worshiped, that behold, Hushai H2365 the Archite met him with his [fn]coat torn, and [fn]dust on 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 - Now it came about, when Hushai H2365 the Archite, David’s friend, came to Absalom, that Hushai H2365 said to Absalom, “Long live the king! Long live the king!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:17 - But Absalom said to Hushai H2365, “Is this your [fn]loyalty to your friend? Why did you not go with your friend?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:18 - So Hushai H2365 said to Absalom, “No! For whomever the LORD, this people, and all the men of Israel have chosen, his I shall be, and with him I shall remain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:5 - Nevertheless, Absalom said, “Now call Hushai H2365 the Archite also, and let’s hear what [fn]he has to say.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:6 - When Hushai H2365 had come to Absalom, Absalom said to [fn]him, “Ahithophel has [fn]proposed this plan. Should we [fn]carry out his plan? If not, say so yourself.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:7 - So Hushai H2365 said to Absalom, “This time the advice that Ahithophel has [fn]given is not good.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:8 - Then Hushai H2365 said, “You yourself know your father and his men, that they are warriors and they are [fn]fierce, like a bear deprived of her cubs in the field. And your father is an [fn]expert in warfare, and he will not spend the night with the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:14 - Then Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The advice of Hushai H2365 the Archite is better than the advice of Ahithophel.” For the LORD had ordained to foil the good advice of Ahithophel, in order for the LORD to bring disaster on Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:15 - Then Hushai H2365 said to Zadok and to Abiathar the priests, “[fn]This is what Ahithophel advised Absalom and the elders of Israel to do, and [fn]this is what I have advised.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:16 - Baana the son of Hushai H2365 in Asher and [fn]Bealoth;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:33 - Ahithophel was counselor to the king; and Hushai H2365 the Archite was the king’s friend.

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