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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 - Now it happened when David had come to the top of the mountain, where he worshiped God—there was Hushai the Archite coming to meet him with his robe torn and dust on his head.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:37 - So Hushai, David’s friend, went into the city. And Absalom came into Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:16 - And so it was, when Hushai the Archite, David’s friend, came to Absalom, that Hushai said to Absalom, “Long live the king! Long live the king!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:17 - So Absalom said to Hushai, “Is this your loyalty to your friend? Why did you not go with your friend?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:18 - And Hushai said to Absalom, “No, but whom the LORD and this people and all the men of Israel choose, his I will be, and with him I will remain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:5 - Then Absalom said, “Now call Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear what he says too.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:6 - And when Hushai came to Absalom, Absalom spoke to him, saying, “Ahithophel has spoken in this manner. Shall we do as he says? If not, speak up.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:7 - So Hushai said to Absalom: “The advice that Ahithophel has given is not good at this time.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:8 - “For,” said Hushai, “you know your father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are enraged in their minds, like a bear robbed of her cubs in the field; and your father is a man of war, and will not camp with the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:14 - So Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The advice of Hushai the Archite is better than the advice of Ahithophel.” For the LORD had purposed to defeat the good advice of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring disaster on Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:15 - Then Hushai said to Zadok and Abiathar the priests, “Thus and so Ahithophel advised Absalom and the elders of Israel, and thus and so I have advised.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:16 - Baanah the son of Hushai, in Asher and Aloth;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:33 - Ahithophel was the king’s counselor, and Hushai the Archite was the king’s companion.
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