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Lexicon :: Strong's H2372 - ḥāzâ

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Strong’s Definitions

חָזָה châzâh, khaw-zaw'; a primitive root; to gaze at; mentally to perceive, contemplate (with pleasure); specifically, to have a vision of:—behold, look, prophesy, provide, see.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 51x

The KJV translates Strong's H2372 in the following manner: see (38x), behold (7x), look (3x), prophesy (2x), provide (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 51x
The KJV translates Strong's H2372 in the following manner: see (38x), behold (7x), look (3x), prophesy (2x), provide (1x).
  1. to see, perceive, look, behold, prophesy, provide

    1. (Qal)

      1. to see, behold

      2. to see as a seer in the ecstatic state

      3. to see, perceive

        1. with the intelligence

        2. to see (by experience)

        3. to provide

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָזָה châzâh, khaw-zaw'; a primitive root; to gaze at; mentally to perceive, contemplate (with pleasure); specifically, to have a vision of:—behold, look, prophesy, provide, see.
STRONGS H2372: Abbreviations
† I. חָזָה verb (almost wholly in poetry) see, behold (Aramaic azo, חֲוָא, see, perceive with the eyes; Palmyrene Ethp. אתחזיἔδοξεν ReckendZMG, 1888, 397; Arabic حَزَى, perceive with the inner vision, only; حَازٍ astronomer, astrologer) —
Qal Perfect ח׳ Psalm 58:11 + 6 times; חָזִיתָ Proverbs 22:29; Proverbs 29:30; חָזִית Isaiah 57:8; חֶזִיתִי Job 15:17; חֲזִיתִךָ Psalm 63:3 [Psalm 63:2]; שָחזוּ Job 24:1 + 5 times; חֲוִיתֶם Job 27:12; Ezekiel 13:7, 8; Imperfect יֶחֱוֶה Numbers 24:4 + 2 times; 3rd person feminine singular וְתַ֫חַז Micah 4:11; 2nd person masculine singular תֶּחֱזֶה Exodus 18:21; 1st person singular אֶחֱזֶה Psalm 17:15 + 4 times; אָ֫חַז Job 23:9; plural יֶחֱזוּ Isaiah 26:11 + 4 times; יֶחֱזָי֑וּן Isaiah 26:11; תֶּחְוֶ֫ינָה Isaiah 33:17 + 2 times; תֶּתֱזוּ Isaiah 30:10; Cant 7:1; 1st person plural וְנֶחֱזֶה Songs 7:1; Imperative חֲזֵה Isaiah 33:20; Isaiah 48:6; חֲזוּ Psalm 46:9; Isaiah 30:10; Infinitive construct. חֲזוֺת Psalm 27:4; Ezekiel 21:34; Participle חֹזֶה Ezekiel 12:27; plural חֹזִים Isaiah 47:13; Ezekiel 13:9, 16; Ezekiel 22:28. (All other participle forms are used as nouns, see חֹזֶה.)
1. see, behold:
a. with the eye, accusative of thing Psalm 58:9; Psalm 58:11; Proverbs 22:29; Proverbs 29:20; Isaiah 33:20; Isaiah 57:8; God in theophany Exodus 24:11 (JE); God, after death, apart from the flesh Job 19:26, 27; the face of God Psalm 11:7; Psalm 17:15 (after death).
b. subj. the eyes themselves; man's eyes: תֶּחֱזֶינָה עֵינֶיךָ thine eyes will behold Isaiah 33:17; also of God's eyes: Psalm 11:4; Psalm 17:2.
c. with בְּ look on (intensely, with gratification); a damsel Songs 7:1 (twice in verse); Zion Micah 4:11; נֹעַם י׳ in the temple Psalm 27:4; the work of God Job 36:25; with investigation בַּכּוֺכָבִים on the stars, as stargazers, in astrology Isaiah 47:13.
2. see as a seer in the ecstatic state, with accusative of the vision seen: חזון Isaiah 1:1; Ezekiel 12:27; Ezekiel 13:16; מחזה Numbers 24:4, 16 (J E; poetry, Balaam); מחזה שׁוא Ezekiel 13:7; משּׂא Isaiah 13:1; Habakkuk 1:1; משׂאות שׁוא Lamentations 2:14; שׁוא Ezekiel 13:6, 9, 23; Ezekiel 21:34 [Ezekiel 21:29]; Ezekiel 22:28; Lamentations 2:14; כזב Ezekiel 13:8; שֶׁקֶר Zechariah 10:2; object deceitful things Isaiah 30:10; (ים)דברׅ Isaiah 2:1; Amos 1:1; Micah 1:1; with לְ be a seer, for any one Isaiah 30:10; see a vision for one Lamentations 2:14 (twice in verse).
3. see, perceive:
a. with the intelligence, absolute Job 34:32; Proverbs 24:32; accusative of thing Isaiah 48:6; Yahweh in his temple Psalm 63:3 [Psalm 63:2]; in his providential workings Job 23:9; Psalm 46:9; Isaiah 26:11 (twice in verse).
b. see, by experience absolute Job 27:12; accusative of thing Job 15:17; Job 24:1.
c. provide, תחזה מכל העם אנשׁי חיל Exodus 18:21 provide from all the people men of ability (E).
Note.בֵּית אֲבָנִים יֶתֱזֶה Job 8:17 is difficult: RV renders he (it) beholdeth the place of stones (the root of the plant personified) Hengst, compare Reuss and others after Syriac Version Targum. Other renderings are: pierceth (compare חָזַז) Bö Ew Hi (יְחַזֶּה), Di De MV; between the stones it liveth (יִחְיֶה) Greek Version of the LXX Siegf.

Biblical Aramaic

חֲזָה verb see, behold (see Biblical Hebrew); —
Pe. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ח׳ Daniel 4:20 [Daniel 4:23]; Daniel 5:1; 2nd person masculine singular תֲוַיְתָ Daniel 2:43 +, תָה- Daniel 2:41 (twice in verse); 1st person singular חֲזֵית Daniel 2:46 +; 2nd person masculine plural תֲוֵיתוּן Daniel 2:8;
Pe. Infinitive מְֶָחֱזֵז֑א Ezra 4:14; Participle active חָוֵה Daniel 2:31 + 14 times; plural חָוַיִן Daniel 3:27; Daniel 5:23; passive חֲוֵה Daniel 3:19; —
1. see, have sense: of sight Daniel 5:23.
2. see, behold:
a. accusative of person Daniel 3:25, with ל Daniel 3:27, accusative of thing Daniel 5:5.
b. see, witness dishonour of king (accusative) Ezra 4:14.
3. usually behold in dream or vision (often participle in periphrastic conjugation), accusative of person, Ezra 4:20, accusative of thing Ezra 2:41. Ezra 2:41. Ezra 2:43; Ezra 4:17, absolute Ezra 2:34; Ezra 7:4. Ezra 7:7. Ezra 7:9. Ezra 7:11. Ezra 7:11. Ezra 7:21, + אֲלוּ Ezra 2:31; Ezra 4:7. Ezra 4:10, אֲרוּ Ezra 7:2. Ezra 7:6. Ezra 7:13; with object clause Ezra 2:8. Ezra 2:45; behold a dream, accusative חֵלֶם, Ezra 2:26; Ezra 4:2; Ezra 6:15; Ezra 7:1.
4. passive=customary (seemly) Daniel 3:19 (so Targum Leviticus 5:10 and elsewhere, see Dr).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:21; 18:21; 24:11




24:4; 24:4; 24:16


2:8; 2:26; 2:31; 2:34; 2:41; 2:41; 2:43; 2:45; 4:2; 4:7; 4:10; 4:14; 4:14; 4:17; 4:20; 6:15; 7:1; 7:2; 7:4; 7:6; 7:7; 7:9; 7:11; 7:11; 7:13; 7:21


8:17; 15:17; 15:17; 19:26; 19:27; 23:9; 23:9; 24:1; 24:1; 27:12; 27:12; 34:32; 36:25


11:4; 11:7; 17:2; 17:15; 17:15; 27:4; 27:4; 46:9; 46:9; 58:9; 58:11; 58:11; 63:2; 63:2


22:29; 22:29; 24:32; 29:20

Song of Songs

7:1; 7:1; 7:1


1:1; 2:1; 13:1; 26:11; 26:11; 26:11; 30:10; 30:10; 30:10; 30:10; 33:17; 33:17; 33:20; 33:20; 47:13; 47:13; 48:6; 48:6; 57:8; 57:8


2:14; 2:14; 2:14


12:27; 12:27; 13:6; 13:7; 13:7; 13:8; 13:8; 13:9; 13:9; 13:16; 13:16; 13:23; 21:29; 22:28; 22:28


2:8; 2:31; 2:41; 2:43; 2:46; 3:19; 3:19; 3:25; 3:27; 3:27; 4:20; 4:23; 5:1; 5:5; 5:23; 5:23




1:1; 4:11; 4:11





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2372 matches the Hebrew חָזָה (ḥāzâ),
which occurs 51 times in 47 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:21 - Moreover thou shalt provide H2372 out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:11 - And upon the nobles of the children of Israel he laid not his hand: also they saw H2372 God, and did eat and drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:4 - He hath said, which heard the words of God, which saw H2372 the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:16 - He hath said, which heard the words of God, and knew the knowledge of the most High, which saw H2372 the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:17 - His roots are wrapped about the heap, and seeth H2372 the place of stones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:17 - I will shew thee, hear me; and that which I have seen H2372 I will declare;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:26 - And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see H2372 God:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:27 - Whom I shall see H2372 for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another; though my reins be consumed within me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:9 - On the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold H2372 him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:1 - Why, seeing times are not hidden from the Almighty, do they that know him not see H2372 his days?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:12 - Behold, all ye yourselves have seen H2372 it; why then are ye thus altogether vain?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:32 - That which I see H2372 not teach thou me: if I have done iniquity, I will do no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:25 - Every man may see H2372 it; man may behold it afar off.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:4 - The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD'S throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, H2372 his eyelids try, the children of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:7 - For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold H2372 the upright.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:2 - Let my sentence come forth from thy presence; let thine eyes behold H2372 the things that are equal.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - As for me, I will behold H2372 thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:4 - One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold H2372 the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:8 - Come, behold H2372 the works of the LORD, what desolations he hath made in the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:8 - As a snail which melteth, let every one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see H2372 the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:10 - The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth H2372 the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:2 - To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen H2372 thee in the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:29 - Seest H2372 thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:32 - Then I saw, H2372 and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:20 - Seest H2372 thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:13 - Return, return, O Shulamite; return, return, that we may look H2372 upon thee. What will ye see H2372 in the Shulamite? As it were the company of two armies.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:1 - The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw H2372 concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:1 - The word that Isaiah the son of Amoz saw H2372 concerning Judah and Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:1 - The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see. H2372
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:11 - LORD, when thy hand is lifted up, they will not see: H2372 but they shall see, H2372 and be ashamed for their envy at the people; yea, the fire of thine enemies shall devour them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:10 - Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy H2372 not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy H2372 deceits:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:17 - Thine eyes shall see H2372 the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:20 - Look H2372 upon Zion, the city of our solemnities: thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tabernacle that shall not be taken down; not one of the stakes thereof shall ever be removed, neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:6 - Thou hast heard, see H2372 all this; and will not ye declare it? I have shewed thee new things from this time, even hidden things, and thou didst not know them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:8 - Behind the doors also and the posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and made thee a covenant with them; thou lovedst their bed where thou sawest H2372 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:14 - Thy prophets have seen H2372 vain and foolish things for thee: and they have not discovered thine iniquity, to turn away thy captivity; but have seen H2372 for thee false burdens and causes of banishment.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:27 - Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel say, The vision that he seeth H2372 is for many days to come, and he prophesieth of the times that are far off.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:6 - They have seen H2372 vanity and lying divination, saying, The LORD saith: and the LORD hath not sent them: and they have made others to hope that they would confirm the word.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:7 - Have ye not seen H2372 a vain vision, and have ye not spoken a lying divination, whereas ye say, The LORD saith it; albeit I have not spoken?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:8 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye have spoken vanity, and seen H2372 lies, therefore, behold, I am against you, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:23 - Therefore ye shall see H2372 no more vanity, nor divine divinations: for I will deliver my people out of your hand: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:29 - Whiles they see H2372 vanity unto thee, whiles they divine a lie unto thee, to bring thee upon the necks of them that are slain, of the wicked, whose day is come, when their iniquity shall have an end.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:1 - The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw H2372 concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:1 - The word of the LORD that came to Micah the Morasthite in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, which he saw H2372 concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:11 - Now also many nations are gathered against thee, that say, Let her be defiled, and let our eye look H2372 upon Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:1 - The burden which Habakkuk the prophet did see. H2372
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:2 - For the idols have spoken vanity, and the diviners have seen H2372 a lie, and have told false dreams; they comfort in vain: therefore they went their way as a flock, they were troubled, because there was no shepherd.
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