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Lexicon :: Strong's H2441 - ḥēḵ

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חֵךְ
Transliteration
ḥēḵ
Pronunciation
khake
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from חָנַךְ (H2596) in the sense of tasting
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 692a

Strong’s Definitions

חֵךְ chêk, khake; probably from H2596 in the sense of tasting; properly, the palate or inside of the mouth; hence, the mouth itself (as the organ of speech, taste and kissing):—(roof of the) mouth, taste.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H2441 in the following manner: mouth (9x), roof of the mouth (5x), taste (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H2441 in the following manner: mouth (9x), roof of the mouth (5x), taste (4x).
  1. mouth, palate, taste, gums

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֵךְ chêk, khake; probably from H2596 in the sense of tasting; properly, the palate or inside of the mouth; hence, the mouth itself (as the organ of speech, taste and kissing):—(roof of the) mouth, taste.
STRONGS H2441:
חֵךְ noun masculine palate, roof of mouth, gums (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic axkzeo חִכָּא Arabic حَنَكً palate, roof of mouth, jaws, lower part of mouth, lower jaw of horse, mouth, etc. Lane659 Dozyi. 332); — absolute ח׳ Job 12:11; Job 34:3; suffix חִכִּי Proverbs 8:7 + 6 times, חִכְּךָ Hosea 8:1, חִכֶּ֑ךָ Ezekiel 3:26; Proverbs 24:13; chiefly in poetry, especially Wisdom Literature: — חִכֵךְ Cant 7:10, חִכּוֺ Lamentations 4:4 + 2 times, חִכָּהּ Proverbs 5:3, חִכָּם Job 29:10; — palate, roof of mouth:
a. אֶלחִֿכְּךָ שֹׁפָר Hosea 8:1 a trumpet to thy palate! (or gums; as in English, to thy lips); often with לָשׁוֺן, tongue clings (דבק) to חך, expression for speechlessness Ezekiel 3:26; Job 29:10, as imprecation Psalm 137:6; for the parching of extreme thirst Lamentations 4:4 (בַּצָּמָא), compare Psalm 22:16 MT יָבֵּשׁ כַּחֶרֶשׂ כֹּחִי read חִכִּי for כחי see Checritical note (|| לְשׁוֺנִי מֻדְבָּק מַלְקוֺחָ֑י).
b. as organ of speech Proverbs 5:3; Proverbs 8:7 (both || שְׂפָתַיִם), Job 31:30; Job 33:2 דִּבְּרָה לְשׁוֺנִי בְחִכִּי (|| פּ׳ פָּתַחְתִּי).
c. as organ of taste Job 12:11; Job 34:3, לְחִכִּי מָתוֺק פִּרְיוֹ Songs 2:3 his fruit was sweet to my palate, Proverbs 24:13 (implied simile of wisdom as sweet to the soul); figurative of God's words as sweet לְח׳ Psalm 119:103 (|| פִּי): of taste as distinguishing misfortunes Job 6:30 (|| לָשׁוֺן; > others of speech); of keeping wickedness בְּתוֺךְ ח׳ Job 20:18 (|| תַּחַת לָשׁוֺן), i.e. delighting in and prolonging the taste of it.
d. nearly = mouth, as an element in personal sweetness and beauty Songs 5:16; Songs 7:10.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Job

6:30; 12:11; 12:11; 20:18; 29:10; 29:10; 31:30; 33:2; 34:3; 34:3

Psalms

22:16; 119:103; 137:6

Proverbs

5:3; 5:3; 8:7; 8:7; 24:13; 24:13

Song of Songs

2:3; 5:16; 7:10; 7:10

Lamentations

4:4; 4:4

Ezekiel

3:26; 3:26

Hosea

8:1; 8:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2441 matches the Hebrew חֵךְ (ḥēḵ),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:30 - Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste H2441 discern perverse things?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:11 - Doth not the ear try words? and the mouth H2441 taste his meat?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:13 - Though he spare it, and forsake it not; but keep it still within his mouth: H2441
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:10 - The nobles held their peace, and their tongue cleaved to the roof of their mouth. H2441
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:30 - Neither have I suffered my mouth H2441 to sin by wishing a curse to his soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:2 - Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue hath spoken in my mouth. H2441
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:3 - For the ear trieth words, as the mouth H2441 tasteth meat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:103 - How sweet are thy words unto my taste! H2441 yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:6 - If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; H2441 if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:3 - For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth H2441 is smoother than oil:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:7 - For my mouth H2441 shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:13 - My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste: H2441
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:3 - As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste. H2441
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:16 - His mouth H2441 is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:9 - And the roof of thy mouth H2441 like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:4 - The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth H2441 for thirst: the young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:26 - And I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, H2441 that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover: for they are a rebellious house.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:1 - Set the trumpet to thy mouth. H2441 He shall come as an eagle against the house of the LORD, because they have transgressed my covenant, and trespassed against my law.

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