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Lexicon :: Strong's H2374 - ḥōzê

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Active participle of חָזָה (H2372)
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TWOT Reference: 633b

Strong’s Definitions

חֹזֶה chôzeh, kho-zeh'; active participle of H2372; a beholder in vision; also a compact (as looked upon with approval):—agreement, prophet, see that, seer, (star-) gazer.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H2374 in the following manner: seer (16x), see (3x), agreement (1x), prophets (1x), stargazers (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H2374 in the following manner: seer (16x), see (3x), agreement (1x), prophets (1x), stargazers (1x).
  1. seer

    1. seer

    2. vision

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֹזֶה chôzeh, kho-zeh'; active participle of H2372; a beholder in vision; also a compact (as looked upon with approval):—agreement, prophet, see that, seer, (star-) gazer.
STRONGS H2374: Abbreviations
חֹזֶה noun masculine seer; — absolute ח׳ Amos 7:12 + 7 times; construct חֹזֵה 1 Chronicles 21:9 + 3 times; חוֺזֵה 2 Chronicles 35:15; plural חֹזִים Isaiah 29:10 + 4 times; חוֺזִים 2 Chronicles 33:19 (so read with Greek Version of the LXX; חוֺזָי֑ MT scribal error) —
1. seer:
a. of unnamed persons, synonym נבא(ים) 2 Kings 17:13; Isaiah 29:10; רֹאִים Isaiah 30:10; קֹסְמִים Micah 3:7; historical writers דִּבְרֵי הַחֹוִים 2 Chronicles 33:18, דברי חוזים (Greek Version of the LXX) 2 Chronicles 33:19 (MT apparently proper name)
c. the singers: Heman 1 Chronicles 25:5; Asaph 2 Chronicles 29:30; Jeduthun 2 Chronicles 35:15.
Note — It seems best to add 2 vision (compare רֹאֶה Isaiah 28:7) עִם שְׁאוֺל עָשִׂינוּ חֹזֶה Isaiah 28:15 with She'ôl we made a vision (had a vision, in connection with She'ôl — i.e. by necromancy, see Du — which makes us secure; || כרת ברית אֶתמָֿוֶת; Ew§ 156 e transitive oracle here and 2 Kings 17:13; HoffmZAW iii. 95 puts this under 1: 'we have appointed a prophet with She'ôl (SS ‘Ein bei der Scheol be-stellter Seher’), who is answerable to us for it;' Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate Targum AV RV Che Di and others, are at (or have made an) agreement (prophetic advice of seers being taken at time of making treaties; see חָזוּת 1), — See also כָּלחֹֿזֶה.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel


2 Kings

17:13; 17:13

1 Chronicles

21:9; 21:9; 25:5; 29:29

2 Chronicles

9:29; 12:15; 19:2; 29:25; 29:30; 33:18; 33:19; 33:19; 35:15; 35:15


28:7; 28:15; 29:10; 29:10; 30:10


7:12; 7:12




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2374 matches the Hebrew חֹזֶה (ḥōzê),
which occurs 21 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:11 - When David got up in the morning, the word of the LORD came to Gad the prophet, David’s seer H2374, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:13 - Yet the LORD warned Israel and Judah [fn]through all His prophets and every seer H2374, saying, “Turn back from your evil ways and keep My commandments and My statutes in accordance with all the Law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you [fn]through My servants the prophets.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:9 -

The LORD spoke to Gad, David’s seer H2374, saying,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:5 - All these were the sons of Heman the king’s seer H2374 to [fn]exalt him according to the words of God, for God gave fourteen sons and three daughters to Heman.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:29 - Now the acts of King David, from the first to the last, are written in the chronicles of Samuel the seer, in the chronicles of Nathan the prophet, and in the chronicles of Gad the seer H2374,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:29 -

Now the rest of the acts of Solomon, from the first to the last, are they not written in the [fn]records of Nathan the prophet, in the prophecy of Ahijah the Shilonite, and in the visions of [fn]Iddo the seer H2374 concerning Jeroboam the son of Nebat?

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:15 -

Now the acts of Rehoboam, from the first to the last, are they not written in the [fn]records of Shemaiah the prophet and of Iddo the seer H2374, according to genealogical enrollment? And there were wars between Rehoboam and Jeroboam continually.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:2 - And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer H2374 went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, “Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD, and [fn]by doing so bring wrath on yourself from the LORD?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:25 -

He then stationed the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, harps, and lyres, according to the command of David and of Gad, the king’s seer H2374, and of Nathan the prophet; for the command was from the LORD through His prophets.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:30 - Moreover, King Hezekiah and the officials ordered the Levites to sing praises to the LORD with the words of David and Asaph the seer H2374. So they sang praises with joy, and bowed down and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:18 -

Now the rest of the acts of Manasseh and his prayer to his God, and the words of the seers H2374 who spoke to him in the name of the LORD God of Israel, behold, they are among the records of the kings of Israel.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:15 - The singers, the sons of Asaph, were also at their positions according to the command of David, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun the king’s seer H2374; and the gatekeepers at each gate did not have to leave their service, because their kinsmen the Levites prepared for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:15 -

Because you have said, “We have made a covenant with death,

And with [fn]Sheol we have made a [fn]pact H2374.

The [fn]gushing flood will not reach us when it passes by,

Because we have made falsehood our refuge and we have concealed ourselves with deception.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:10 -

For the LORD has poured over you a spirit of deep sleep,

He has shut your eyes—the prophets;

And He has covered your heads—the seers H2374.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:10 -

Who say to the seers, “You must not see visions”;

And to the prophets H2374, “You must not prophesy the truth to us.

Speak to us [fn]pleasant words,

Prophesy illusions.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:13 -

“You are wearied with your many counsels;

Let now the astrologers,

Those who prophesy by the stars,

Those who predict by the new moons,

Stand up and save you from what will come upon you.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:9 - “So My hand will be against the prophets who see false visions and utter lying divinations. They will [fn]have no place in the council of My people, nor will they be written down in the register of the house of Israel, nor will they enter the land of Israel, [fn]so that you may know that I am the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:16 - along with the prophets of Israel who prophesy to Jerusalem, and who see a vision of peace for her when there is no peace,’ declares the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:28 - “And her prophets have coated with whitewash for them, seeing false visions and divining lies for them, saying, ‘This is what the Lord GOD says,’ when the LORD has not spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:12 - Then Amaziah said to Amos, “Go, you seer H2374, flee to the land of Judah; and eat bread there and do your prophesying there!
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:7 -

The seers H2374 will be put to shame,

And the diviners will be ashamed.

Indeed, they will all cover their [fn]lips

Because there is no answer from God.

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