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Lexicon :: Strong's H2416 - ḥay

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חַי
Transliteration
ḥay
Pronunciation
khah'-ee
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Part of Speech
adjective, feminine noun, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 644a

Strong’s Definitions

חַי chay, khah'-ee; from H2421; alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively:— age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, merry, multitude, (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 501x

The KJV translates Strong's H2416 in the following manner: live (197x), life (144x), beast (76x), alive (31x), creature (15x), running (7x), living thing (6x), raw (6x), miscellaneous (19x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 501x
The KJV translates Strong's H2416 in the following manner: live (197x), life (144x), beast (76x), alive (31x), creature (15x), running (7x), living thing (6x), raw (6x), miscellaneous (19x).
adjective
  1. living, alive

    1. green (of vegetation)

    2. flowing, fresh (of water)

    3. lively, active (of man)

    4. reviving (of the springtime)

      masculine noun
  2. relatives

  3. life (abstract emphatic)

    1. life

    2. sustenance, maintenance

      feminine noun
  4. living thing, animal

    1. animal

    2. life

    3. appetite

    4. revival, renewal

  5. community

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חַי chay, khah'-ee; from H2421; alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively:— age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, merry, multitude, (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
STRONGS H2416:
† I. חַי adjective alive, living; — ח׳ Genesis 25:6 +; חָ֑י Genesis 3:20 +, חֵי Amos 8:14 + 15 times (Ew§ 329 explains as construct, but Ges§ 93, R 7 n and others as contracted absolute); feminine חַיָּה Genesis 1:20 +; plural חַיִּים Psalm 116:9 +; —
1. a. of God, as the living one, the fountain of life אֵל חַי Joshua 3:10 (J), Hosea 2:1; Psalm 42:3; Psalm 84:3; אלהים חי 2 Kings 19:4, 16 = Isaiah 37:4, 17; אלהים חיים Deuteronomy 5:23; 1 Samuel 17:26, 36; Jeremiah 10:10; Jeremiah 23:36; חי יהוה Yahweh is living Psalm 18:47 = 2 Samuel 22:47; גאלי חי my avenger is living Job 19:25; the formula of the oath is חַי י׳ Judges 8:19; Ruth 3:13; 1 Samuel 14:39, 45; 1 Samuel 19:6; 1 Samuel 20:21; 1 Samuel 25:34; 1 Samuel 26:10, 16; 1 Samuel 28:10; 1 Samuel 29:6; 2 Samuel 4:9; 2 Samuel 12:5; 2 Samuel 14:11; 2 Samuel 15:21; 1 Kings 1:29; 1 Kings 2:24; 1 Kings 17:1, 12; 1 Kings 18:10; 1 Kings 22:14 2 Chronicles 18:13; 2 Kings 5:16, 20; Hosea 4:15; Jeremiah 4:2; Jeremiah 5:2; Jeremiah 12:16; Jeremiah 16:14, 15; Jeremiah 23:7, 8; Jeremiah 38:16; חי אל Job 27:2; האלהים ח׳ 2 Samuel 2:27; חי אדני י׳ Jeremiah 44:26; צבאות תי י׳ 1 Kings 18:15; 2 Kings 3:14; as used by God Himself it is חי אנכי Deuteronomy 32:40, elsewhere חי אני Numbers 14:21, 28 (P) Isaiah 49:18; Jeremiah 22:24; Jeremiah 46:18; Ezekiel 5:11; Ezekiel 14:16, 18, 20; Ezekiel 16:48; Ezekiel 17:16, 19; Ezekiel 18:3; Ezekiel 20:3, 31, 33; Ezekiel 33:11, 27; Ezekiel 34:8; Ezekiel 35:6, 11; Zephaniah 2:9, compare also חֵי דרך באר שׁבע, חֵי אלהיך דן Amos 8:14; with the exception of בְּחֵי הָעֹולָם by him who liveth for ever Daniel 12:7, חֵי is always (as an artificial distinction of scribes) used of non-sacred oaths, see...
b. of man: אָדָם חַי a living man Lamentations 3:39, in antith חי חי ׃מֵת Isaiah 38:19; הַחַי collective Ecclesiastes 7:2; Absalom 2 Samuel 19:7; Naboth 1 Kings 21:15; a son or lad 2 Samuel 12:21; 1 Kings 3:22 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 3:23 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 3:25, 26 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 3:27; 1 Kings 17:23; usually plural חיים alive, living Numbers 16:30, 33 (J), Numbers 17:13 (P), Deuteronomy 4:4; Deuteronomy 5:3; Isaiah 8:19; Psalm 55:16; Psalm 124:3; Proverbs 1:12; Ecclesiastes 4:2 (twice in verse); Ecclesiastes 4:15; Ecclesiastes 6:8; Ecclesiastes 9:4, 5; Ruth 2:20; taking prisoners alive Joshua 8:23 (J) 1 Samuel 15:8; 1 Kings 20:18 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 7:12; 2 Kings 10:14 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 25:12; living (prosperously) 1 Samuel 25:6 (We reads לָחִי = לְאָחִי (see Klo Dr) to my brother, after Vulgate fratribus meis); elsewhere in phrase (פני) האדמה כלהֿימים אשׁר הֵם (אַתֶּם) חיים על all the days that they (ye) live upon (the face of) of the land Deuteronomy 4:10; Deuteronomy 12:1; Deuteronomy 31:13; 1 Kings 8:40 2 Chronicles 6:31. Note phrases: עוֺד חַי (יםׅ yet alive Genesis 25:6; Genesis 43:7, 27, 28; Genesis 45:28; Genesis 46:30 (J), Genesis 45:3, 26; Exodus 4:18 (E), Deuteronomy 31:27; 1 Samuel 20:14; 2 Samuel 12:22; 2 Samuel 18:14; 1 Kings 20:32; בהיות חי 2 Samuel 12:18; 1 Kings 12:6; 2 Chronicles 10:6; אֶרֶץ (ה)חַיִים land of the living Isaiah 38:11; Isaiah 53:8; Jeremiah 11:19; Ezekiel 26:20; Ezekiel 32:23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 32; Psalm 27:13; Psalm 52:7; Psalm 142:6; Job 28:13; ארצות הח׳ Psalm 116:9; ספר ח׳ Psalm 69:29; צרור הח׳ bundle of the living 1 Samuel 25:29; אור הח׳ light of the living Job 33:30; Psalm 56:14. In the oath by life of men חי is pointed always חֵי אדני ׃חֵי המלך as my lord the king liveth 2 Samuel 15:21; חֵי פרעה Genesis 42:15, 16 (E); חֵי נַפְשְׁךָ 1 Samuel 1:26; 1 Samuel 17:55; 2 Samuel 14:19; חַ׳ וְחֵי נַפְשְׁךָ י׳ as Yahweh liveth and as thy soul (or thyself) liveth 1 Samuel 20:3; 1 Samuel 25:26; 2 Kings 2:2, 4, 6; 2 Kings 4:30 חַיֶּךָ וְחֵי נ׳ 2 Samuel 11:11 (but on text see We Dr).
c. of animals, alive, living: ox Exodus 21:35; Exodus 22:3 (E); goat Leviticus 16:10, 20, 21 (P); bird Leviticus 14:4, 6 (twice in verse); Leviticus 14:7, 51, 53; dog, לְכֶלֶב חַי הוּא טוֺב מִןהָֿאַרְיֵה הַמֵּת Ecclesiastes 9:4 (compare Arabic proverb Kelb ḥei wa-lâ meijit, a living dog and no dead lion WetzstVerhand. Berl. Anthrop. Ges. 1878, 388); reptiles Genesis 1:28 (P); animals in general Genesis 9:3 (P); בשׂר חי living, raw flesh Leviticus 13:10, 14, 15 (twice in verse); Leviticus 13:16 (P) 1 Samuel 2:15.
d. animals and man, phrases for either or both: כל ח׳ Genesis 3:20; Genesis 8:21 (J) Job 12:10; Job 28:21; Job 30:23; Psalm 143:2; Psalm 145:16; כל החי Genesis 6:19 (P); נֶפֶשׁ חַיָּה Genesis 1:20, 24, 30 (P) Genesis 2:7, 19 (J); כל נֶפֶשׁ חַיָּה Genesis 9:12, 15, 16 (P) Ezekiel 47:9; כל נפשׁ החיה Genesis 1:21; Genesis 9:10; Leviticus 11:10, 46 (P).
e. (dubious) of vegetation, as thorns, green, Psalm 58:10 (Ges Ew Ol Pe, but De Ri Che Bae raw flesh, see c. above near the end) feminine of water, flowing, fresh מים חיים Genesis 26:19 (J), Leviticus 14:5, 6, 50, 51, 52; Leviticus 15:13; Numbers 19:17 (P), Jeremiah 2:13; Jeremiah 17:13; Zechariah 14:8; Songs 4:15.
2. (dubious) lively, active: אישׁ חַי an active man 2 Samuel 23:20 (but Qr אישׁ חַיִל is to be preferred); איבי חיים mine enemies are lively Psalm 38:20 (RV, but Houb Ol Ew Hu Che and others read חִנָּם, || שׁקר).
3. reviving: כָּעֵת חַיָּה at the time (when it is) reviving, the spring Genesis 18:10, 14 (J), 2 Kings 4:16, 17.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H2417.

† II. [חַי] noun [masculine] kinsfolk (Arabic حَئً a group of families united by vital ties RSK 36-40 Dr Sm 119), plural suffix חַיַּי 1 Samuel 18:18, incorrectly pointed with the interpretation my life RV, but read חַיִּי my kins-folk, We Ki Dr RS SS RVm VB. It is explained by the gloss משׁפחת אבי We (Klo reads אַחַי וּ).

† I. חַיָּה noun feminine living thing, animal (Zinjirli wild beast DHMSendsch. 34) — ח׳ Genesis 8:17 +; construct חַיַּת Isaiah 57:10 +; old case ending (poetic) חַיְתוֺ Genesis 1:24; Psalm 50:10; Psalm 79:2; Psalm 104:11; Psalm 104:20; Isaiah 56:9 (twice in verse); Zephaniah 2:14; suffix חַיָּתִי Psalm 143:3, etc.; plural חַיּוֺת Leviticus 14:4 + 12 times
1. animal, as living, active being:
a. in general, Genesis 8:17; Leviticus 11:2, 27, 47 (twice in verse); Numbers 35:3 (P) Psalm 104:25; Isaiah 46:1; Daniel 8:4.
b. wild animals, on account of their vital energy and activity Genesis 7:14, 21; Genesis 8:1, 19; Genesis 9:5 (P) Leviticus 17:13; Leviticus 25:7 (H) Job 37:8; Psalm 148:10; Isaiah 40:16; Ezekiel 14:15; Ezekiel 33:27; Zephaniah 2:14, 15; ח׳ קנה Psalm 68:31 wild animal of the reeds; רעה ח׳ evil beast Genesis 37:20, 33 (JE) Leviticus 26:6 (H) Ezekiel 5:17; Ezekiel 14:15, 21; Ezekiel 34:25; טמאה ח׳ Leviticus 5:2 (P) unclean beast; הארץ ח׳ Genesis 1:25, 30; Genesis 9:2, 10 (twice in verse) (P) 1 Samuel 17:46; Ezekiel 29:5; Ezekiel 32:4; Ezekiel 34:28; Job 5:22; חיתו ארץ Genesis 1:24 (P) Psalm 79:2; השׂדה ח׳ Exodus 23:11, 29 (covt. code.) Leviticus 26:22 (H) Deuteronomy 7:22; 2 Samuel 21:10; 2 Kings 14:9 2 Chronicles 25:18; Hosea 2:14; Hosea 2:20; Hosea 4:3; Hosea 13:8; Isaiah 43:20; Jeremiah 27:6; Jeremiah 28:14; Ezekiel 38:20; Ezekiel 39:4; Job 5:23; Job 39:15; השׂדה כל ח׳ Genesis 2:19, 20; Genesis 3:1, 14 (J) Job 40:20; Jeremiah 12:9; Ezekiel 31:6, 13; Ezekiel 34:5, 8; Ezekiel 39:17; חיתו שׂדי Isaiah 56:9; Psalm 104:11; חיתו (ב)יער Isaiah 56:9; Psalm 50:10; Psalm 104:20; חיות פְּרִיץ Isaiah 35:9 destroyer among beasts.
c. living beings, of the cherubic chariot Ezekiel 1:5, 13 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 1:14, 15 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 1:19 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 1:20, 21, 22; Ezekiel 3:13; Ezekiel 10:15, 17, 20.
2. life, only in late poetry, Psalm 143:3; Job 33:18, 20, 22, 28; Job 36:14; Ezekiel 7:13 (twice in verse), and (dubious) Psalm 74:19; Psalm 78:50.
3. appetite, activity of hunger: חית כפרים appetite of young lions Job 38:39.
4. revival, renewal: חַיַּת יָדֵךְ מָצָאתְ thou didst find renewal of thy strength (re-invigoration) Isaiah 57:10; see חָיָה 2.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H2423.

II. חַיָּה noun feminine (si vera lectio) community (=feminine of II. חַי according to Nö ZMG, 1886, 176) — חֹנָה פְּלִשְׁתִּים וְחַיַּת and a community of Philistines (i.e. a group of allied families, making a raid together) was encamping 2 Samuel 23:13 (=מַחֲנֵה 1 Chronicles 11:15); perhaps also Psalm 68:11 (compare below)
Note. — Several other passages are dubious: וַיֵּאָסְפוּ פְלִשְׁתִּים לַחַיָּה 2 Samuel 23:11 assembled into a troop, or by bands (RV, but neither rendering justified: Bö Ew We Klo Dr rightly read לֶ֫חְיָה to Leḥi, compare Judges 15:9 word omitted by accident in || 1 Chronicles 11:13 Dr); יָֽשְׁבוּ־בָהּ חַיָּֽֽֽתְךָ Psalm 68:11 thy troop dwelt in it (Thes SS RVm Hi Ri Che, but Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Jerome Pe thy (living) creatures, of the people; Hup id., reference to quails; improbable); אַלתִּֿתֵּן לְחַיַּת נֶפֶשׁ תּוֺרֶךָ חַיַּת עֲנִיֶּיךָ אַלתִּֿשְׁכַּח לָנֶ֫צַח Psalm 74:19 give not the soul of thy turtle-dove to the wild beasts, the life of thine afflicted do not forget for ever: RV Hi Pe Bae Sch render thus, giving חית different meanings in the two clauses, the former being archaic feminine absolute Ges§ 80, 2. R. 2; text doubtless corrupt, read possibly למות Schr Ri, for לחית, or לשׁחת Kroch; Gr either of these; Che either, or better לחרב.

חַיִּים noun masculineDeuteronomy 28:66 plural abstract emphatic life, ח׳ Genesis 2:7 +; חַיִּין Job 24:22 (Aramaism Ges§ 87 (1) a); חַיֵּי Genesis 23:1 +; suffix חַיַּי Genesis 47:9 +; חַיָּ֑יְכִי Psalm 103:4; (Ges§ 91 (2) R. 2), etc.; —
1. life: physical Genesis 27:46; Exodus 1:14 (P), Deuteronomy 28:66 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 11:11; 2 Samuel 15:21; Isaiah 38:12; Jeremiah 8:23; Lamentations 3:53, 58; Ezekiel 7:13; Job 3:20; Job 7:7; Job 9:21; Job 10:12; Job 24:22; Psalm 7:6; Psalm 17:14; Psalm 21:5; Psalm 26:9; Psalm 31:11; Psalm 34:13; Psalm 63:4; Psalm 64:2; Psalm 66:9; Psalm 88:4; Psalm 103:4; Proverbs 18:21; Ecclesiastes 2:17; Ecclesiastes 6:12; Ecclesiastes 7:13; Ecclesiastes 9:9 (twice in verse); Ecclesiastes 10:19; Jonah 2:7; Jonah 4:3, 8; חַיֵּי שׂרה life of Sarah Genesis 23:1(P) שְׁנֵי ח׳ years of the life of 2 Samuel 19:35; Genesis 23:1; Genesis 25:7, 17; Genesis 47:8, 9 (twice in verse); Genesis 47:28; Exodus 6:16, 18, 20 (P); שָׁנָה לח׳ Genesis 7:11 (P); שְׁנוֺת חַיִּים Proverbs 3:2; Proverbs 4:10; Proverbs 9:11; יְמֵי ח׳ days of the life of Ecclesiastes 2:3; Ecclesiastes 5:17; Ecclesiastes 5:19; Ecclesiastes 6:12; Ecclesiastes 8:15; Ecclesiastes 9:9; כֹּל יְמֵי ח׳ Genesis 3:14, 17 (J) Deuteronomy 4:9; Deuteronomy 6:2; Deuteronomy 16:3; Deuteronomy 17:19; Joshua 1:5; Joshua 4:14 (D) 1 Samuel 1:11; 1 Samuel 7:15; 1 Kings 5:1; 1 Kings 11:34; 1 Kings 15:5, 6; 2 Kings 25:29, 30 = Jeremiah 52:33, 34; Isaiah 38:20 (poem of Hez.) Psalm 23:6; Psalm 27:4; Psalm 128:5; Proverbs 31:12; בּח׳ in or during one's life Genesis 27:46 (P) Leviticus 18:18 (H) Judges 16:30; 2 Samuel 1:23; 2 Samuel 18:18; Psalm 49:19; Psalm 63:5; Psalm 104:33; Psalm 146:2; Job 10:1; Ecclesiastes 3:12; Ecclesiastes 9:3; רוּחַ ח׳ Genesis 6:17; Genesis 7:15 (P); רוּחִי ח׳ Isaiah 38:16 (poem of Hez.); בשׂרים ח׳ Proverbs 14:30; נִשְׁמַת (רוּחַ) ח׳ Genesis 2:7; Genesis 7:22 (J).
2. life: as welfare and happiness in king's presence Proverbs 16:15; as consisting of earthly felicity combined (often) with spiritual blessedness Deuteronomy 30:6, 15, 19 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 30:20; Deuteronomy 32:47; Psalm 30:6; Psalm 133:3; Proverbs 3:22; Proverbs 4:13, 22; Proverbs 8:35; Proverbs 10:16; Proverbs 11:19; Proverbs 12:28; Proverbs 19:23; Proverbs 21:21; Proverbs 22:4; Malachi 2:5; used only once distinctly of eternal life (late) עולם ח׳ Daniel 12:2; אֵל חַיָּ֑י Psalm 42:9 God of my life; מעוז ח׳ Psalm 27:1; מקור ח׳ Psalm 36:10; Proverbs 10:11; Proverbs 13:14; Proverbs 14:27; Proverbs 16:22; עֵץ (ה)חַיִּים Genesis 2:9; Genesis 3:22, 24 (J) Proverbs 3:18; Proverbs 11:30; Proverbs 13:12; Proverbs 15:4; ארח ח׳ Psalm 16:11; Proverbs 5:6; Proverbs 15:24; ארח לח׳ Proverbs 10:17; ארחות ח׳ Proverbs 2:19; דֶּרֶךְ (ה)חַיִּים Proverbs 6:23; Jeremiah 21:8; חקּות ח׳ Ezekiel 33:15; תּוצאות ח׳ Proverbs 4:23 sources (origin and direction) of life; תוכחת ח׳ Proverbs 15:31; כָּתוּב לַחַיִּים Isaiah 4:3 written unto life.
3. sustenance, maintenance: חַיִּים לְנַעֲרוֺתֶיךָ Proverbs 27:27 maintenance for thy maidens, see H4241 מִחְיָה
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Genesis

1:20; 1:20; 1:21; 1:24; 1:24; 1:24; 1:25; 1:28; 1:30; 1:30; 2:7; 2:7; 2:7; 2:9; 2:19; 2:19; 2:20; 3:1; 3:14; 3:14; 3:17; 3:20; 3:20; 3:22; 3:24; 6:17; 6:19; 7:11; 7:14; 7:15; 7:21; 7:22; 8:1; 8:17; 8:17; 8:19; 8:21; 9:2; 9:3; 9:5; 9:10; 9:10; 9:12; 9:15; 9:16; 18:10; 18:14; 23:1; 23:1; 23:1; 25:6; 25:6; 25:7; 25:17; 26:19; 27:46; 27:46; 37:20; 37:33; 42:15; 42:16; 43:7; 43:27; 43:28; 45:3; 45:26; 45:28; 46:30; 47:8; 47:9; 47:9; 47:28

Exodus

1:14; 4:18; 6:16; 6:18; 6:20; 21:35; 22:3; 23:11; 23:29

Leviticus

5:2; 11:2; 11:10; 11:27; 11:46; 11:47; 13:10; 13:14; 13:15; 13:16; 14:4; 14:4; 14:5; 14:6; 14:6; 14:7; 14:50; 14:51; 14:51; 14:52; 14:53; 15:13; 16:10; 16:20; 16:21; 17:13; 18:18; 25:7; 26:6; 26:22

Numbers

14:21; 14:28; 16:30; 16:33; 17:13; 19:17; 35:3

Deuteronomy

4:4; 4:9; 4:10; 5:3; 5:23; 6:2; 7:22; 12:1; 16:3; 17:19; 28:66; 28:66; 30:6; 30:15; 30:19; 30:20; 31:13; 31:27; 32:40; 32:47

Joshua

1:5; 3:10; 4:14; 8:23

Judges

8:19; 15:9; 16:30

Ruth

2:20; 3:13

1 Samuel

1:11; 1:26; 2:15; 7:15; 14:39; 14:45; 15:8; 17:26; 17:36; 17:46; 17:55; 18:18; 19:6; 20:3; 20:14; 20:21; 25:6; 25:26; 25:29; 25:34; 26:10; 26:16; 28:10; 29:6

2 Samuel

1:23; 2:27; 4:9; 11:11; 11:11; 12:5; 12:18; 12:21; 12:22; 14:11; 14:19; 15:21; 15:21; 15:21; 18:14; 18:18; 19:7; 19:35; 21:10; 22:47; 23:11; 23:13; 23:20

1 Kings

1:29; 2:24; 3:22; 3:23; 3:25; 3:26; 3:27; 5:1; 8:40; 11:34; 12:6; 15:5; 15:6; 17:1; 17:12; 17:23; 18:10; 18:15; 20:18; 20:32; 21:15; 22:14

2 Kings

2:2; 2:4; 2:6; 3:14; 4:16; 4:17; 4:30; 5:16; 5:20; 7:12; 10:14; 14:9; 19:4; 19:16; 25:29; 25:30

1 Chronicles

11:13; 11:15

2 Chronicles

6:31; 10:6; 18:13; 25:12; 25:18

Job

3:20; 5:22; 5:23; 7:7; 9:21; 10:1; 10:12; 12:10; 19:25; 24:22; 24:22; 27:2; 28:13; 28:21; 30:23; 33:18; 33:20; 33:22; 33:28; 33:30; 36:14; 37:8; 38:39; 39:15; 40:20

Psalms

7:6; 16:11; 17:14; 18:47; 21:5; 23:6; 26:9; 27:1; 27:4; 27:13; 30:6; 31:11; 34:13; 36:10; 38:20; 42:3; 42:9; 49:19; 50:10; 50:10; 52:7; 55:16; 58:10; 63:4; 63:5; 64:2; 66:9; 68:11; 68:11; 68:31; 69:29; 74:19; 74:19; 78:50; 79:2; 79:2; 84:3; 88:4; 103:4; 103:4; 104:11; 104:11; 104:20; 104:20; 104:25; 104:33; 116:9; 116:9; 124:3; 128:5; 133:3; 142:6; 143:2; 143:3; 143:3; 145:16; 146:2; 148:10

Proverbs

1:12; 2:19; 3:2; 3:18; 3:22; 4:10; 4:13; 4:22; 4:23; 5:6; 6:23; 8:35; 9:11; 10:11; 10:16; 10:17; 11:19; 11:30; 12:28; 13:12; 13:14; 14:27; 14:30; 15:4; 15:24; 15:31; 16:15; 16:22; 18:21; 19:23; 21:21; 22:4; 27:27; 31:12

Ecclesiastes

2:3; 2:17; 3:12; 4:2; 4:15; 5:17; 5:19; 6:8; 6:12; 6:12; 7:2; 7:13; 8:15; 9:3; 9:4; 9:4; 9:5; 9:9; 9:9; 10:19

Song of Songs

4:15

Isaiah

4:3; 8:19; 35:9; 37:4; 37:17; 38:11; 38:12; 38:16; 38:19; 38:20; 40:16; 43:20; 46:1; 49:18; 53:8; 56:9; 56:9; 56:9; 57:10; 57:10

Jeremiah

2:13; 4:2; 5:2; 10:10; 11:19; 12:9; 12:16; 16:14; 16:15; 17:13; 21:8; 22:24; 23:7; 23:8; 23:36; 27:6; 28:14; 38:16; 44:26; 46:18; 52:33; 52:34

Lamentations

3:39; 3:53; 3:58

Ezekiel

1:5; 1:13; 1:14; 1:15; 1:19; 1:20; 1:21; 1:22; 3:13; 5:11; 5:17; 7:13; 7:13; 10:15; 10:17; 10:20; 14:15; 14:15; 14:16; 14:18; 14:20; 14:21; 16:48; 17:16; 17:19; 18:3; 20:3; 20:31; 20:33; 26:20; 29:5; 31:6; 31:13; 32:4; 32:23; 32:24; 32:25; 32:26; 32:27; 32:32; 33:11; 33:15; 33:27; 33:27; 34:5; 34:8; 34:8; 34:25; 34:28; 35:6; 35:11; 38:20; 39:4; 39:17; 47:9

Daniel

8:4; 12:2; 12:7

Hosea

2:1; 2:14; 2:20; 4:3; 4:15; 13:8

Amos

8:14; 8:14

Jonah

2:7; 4:3; 4:8

Zephaniah

2:9; 2:14; 2:14; 2:15

Zechariah

14:8

Malachi

2:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2416 matches the Hebrew חַי (ḥay),
which occurs 503 times in 450 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 9 (Gen 1:20–Gen 45:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:20 - And God said, “Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds[fn] fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:21 - So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:24 - And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” And it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:25 - And God made the beasts of the earth according to their kinds and the livestock according to their kinds, and everything that creeps on the ground according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:28 - And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:30 - And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:7 - then the LORD God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:9 - And out of the ground the LORD God made to spring up every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:19 - Now out of the ground the LORD God had formed[fn] every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. And whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:20 - The man gave names to all livestock and to the birds of the heavens and to every beast of the field. But for Adam[fn] there was not found a helper fit for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 - Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You[fn] shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:14 - The LORD God said to the serpent,
“Because you have done this,
cursed are you above all livestock
and above all beasts of the field;
on your belly you shall go,
and dust you shall eat
all the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:17 - And to Adam he said,
“Because you have listened to the voice of your wife
and have eaten of the tree
of which I commanded you,
‘You shall not eat of it,’
cursed is the ground because of you;
in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:20 - The man called his wife’s name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:22 - Then the LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach out his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat, and live forever—”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:24 - He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:17 - For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:19 - And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every sort into the ark to keep them alive with you. They shall be male and female.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:11 - In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the windows of the heavens were opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:14 - they and every beast, according to its kind, and all the livestock according to their kinds, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, according to its kind, and every bird, according to its kind, every winged creature.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:15 - They went into the ark with Noah, two and two of all flesh in which there was the breath of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:21 - And all flesh died that moved on the earth, birds, livestock, beasts, all swarming creatures that swarm on the earth, and all mankind.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:22 - Everything on the dry land in whose nostrils was the breath of life died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:1 - But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:17 - Bring out with you every living thing that is with you of all flesh—birds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth—that they may swarm on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:19 - Every beast, every creeping thing, and every bird, everything that moves on the earth, went out by families from the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:21 - And when the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, the LORD said in his heart, “I will never again curse[fn] the ground because of man, for the intention of man’s heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:2 - The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they are delivered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:3 - Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:5 - And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:10 - and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the livestock, and every beast of the earth with you, as many as came out of the ark; it is for every beast of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:12 - And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:15 - I will remember my covenant that is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh. And the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:16 - When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:10 - The LORD said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife shall have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:14 - Is anything too hard[fn] for the LORD? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:1 - Sarah lived 127 years; these were the years of the life of Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:6 - But to the sons of his concubines Abraham gave gifts, and while he was still living he sent them away from his son Isaac, eastward to the east country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:7 - These are the days of the years of Abraham’s life, 175 years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:17 - (These are the years of the life of Ishmael: 137 years. He breathed his last and died, and was gathered to his people.)
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:19 - But when Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found there a well of spring water,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:46 - Then Rebekah said to Isaac, “I loathe my life because of the Hittite women.[fn] If Jacob marries one of the Hittite women like these, one of the women of the land, what good will my life be to me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:20 - Come now, let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits.[fn] Then we will say that a fierce animal has devoured him, and we will see what will become of his dreams.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:33 - And he identified it and said, “It is my son’s robe. A fierce animal has devoured him. Joseph is without doubt torn to pieces.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:15 - By this you shall be tested: by the life of Pharaoh, you shall not go from this place unless your youngest brother comes here.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:16 - Send one of you, and let him bring your brother, while you remain confined, that your words may be tested, whether there is truth in you. Or else, by the life of Pharaoh, surely you are spies.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:7 - They replied, “The man questioned us carefully about ourselves and our kindred, saying, ‘Is your father still alive? Do you have another brother?’ What we told him was in answer to these questions. Could we in any way know that he would say, ‘Bring your brother down’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:27 - And he inquired about their welfare and said, “Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:28 - They said, “Your servant our father is well; he is still alive.” And they bowed their heads and prostrated themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:3 - And Joseph said to his brothers, “I am Joseph! Is my father still alive?” But his brothers could not answer him, for they were dismayed at his presence.


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