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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 - When David arrived at the summit, where people used to worship God, Hushai the Arkite was there to meet him, his robe torn and dust on his head.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:37 - So Hushai, David’s confidant, arrived at Jerusalem as Absalom was entering the city.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:16 - Then Hushai the Arkite, David’s confidant, went to Absalom and said to him, “Long live the king! Long live the king!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:17 - Absalom said to Hushai, “So this is the love you show your friend? If he’s your friend, why didn’t you go with him?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:18 - Hushai said to Absalom, “No, the one chosen by the LORD, by these people, and by all the men of Israel—his I will be, and I will remain with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:5 - But Absalom said, “Summon also Hushai the Arkite, so we can hear what he has to say as well.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:6 - When Hushai came to him, Absalom said, “Ahithophel has given this advice. Should we do what he says? If not, give us your opinion.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:7 - Hushai replied to Absalom, “The advice Ahithophel has given is not good this time.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:8 - You know your father and his men; they are fighters, and as fierce as a wild bear robbed of her cubs. Besides, your father is an experienced fighter; he will not spend the night with the troops.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:14 - Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The advice of Hushai the Arkite is better than that of Ahithophel.” For the LORD had determined to frustrate the good advice of Ahithophel in order to bring disaster on Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:15 - Hushai told Zadok and Abiathar, the priests, “Ahithophel has advised Absalom and the elders of Israel to do such and such, but I have advised them to do so and so.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:16 - Baana son of Hushai—in Asher and in Aloth;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:33 - Ahithophel was the king’s counselor. Hushai the Arkite was the king’s confidant.
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