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Lexicon :: Strong's H2459 - ḥēleḇ

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חֵלֶב
Transliteration
ḥēleḇ
Pronunciation
kheh'-leb
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to be fat
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 651a

Strong’s Definitions

חֶלֶב cheleb, kheh'-leb; or חֵלֶב chêleb; from an unused root meaning to be fat; fat, whether literally or figuratively; hence, the richest or choice part:—× best, fat(-ness), × finest, grease, marrow.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 92x

The KJV translates Strong's H2459 in the following manner: fat (79x), fatness (4x), best (5x), finest (2x), grease (1x), marrow (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 92x
The KJV translates Strong's H2459 in the following manner: fat (79x), fatness (4x), best (5x), finest (2x), grease (1x), marrow (1x).
  1. fat

    1. fat (of humans)

    2. fat (of beasts)

    3. choicest, best part, abundance (of products of the land)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֶלֶב cheleb, kheh'-leb; or חֵלֶב chêleb; from an unused root meaning to be fat; fat, whether literally or figuratively; hence, the richest or choice part:—× best, fat(-ness), × finest, grease, marrow.
STRONGS H2459:
I. חֵ֫לֶב noun masculineExodus 29:13 fat (Late Hebrew id., fat, so Phoenician חלב (probably); Aramaic axbleo (also diaphragm in Lexicons, see PS1274) originally diaphragm, midriff; Arabic خِلْبً, including midriff-fat, RSSemitic i. 360); — ח׳ absolute Leviticus 3:16 + 40 times; construct Genesis 45:18 + 21 times; suffix חֶלְבּוֺ Leviticus 3:9 + 6 times; חֶלְבָּהּ Leviticus 4:31, 35, חֶלְבָּם Numbers 18:17, חֶלְבָּ֫מוֺ Psalm 17:10, חֶלְבְּהֶ֫ן Leviticus 8:16, 25 (read plural noun חלביהן Samaritan Di); plural הַחֲלָבִים Leviticus 8:26 + 7 times; construct חֶלְבֵי Leviticus 6:5 + 4 times; suffix חֶלְבֵהֶן Genesis 4:4 (חלביהן Samaritan Di, compare Leviticus 8:16, 25 above); —
1. fat of human body Judges 3:22 (covering intestines); גִּבּוֺרִים ח׳ 2 Samuel 1:22 as smearing warrior's shield; of grossness of wicked בְּחֶלְבּו פָּנָיו בְּחֶלְבּוֹ Job 15:27; fat (of midriff) figurative of unreceptive heart סָֽגְרוּ ח׳ Psalm 17:10, see also Psalm 73:7 (read מֵחֵלֶב עֲוֺנָמוֺ for מחלב עֵינֵמוֺ Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Hi Ew Ol De Che Bae and others); טָפַשׁ כַּח׳ לִבָּם Psalm 119:70 i.e. their heart is as unresponsive as the midriff-fat near it.
2. fat of beasts:
a. as rich food (poetry) Deuteronomy 32:14 and in simile Psalm 63:6 (|| דֶּשֶׁן); so MT Ezekiel 34:3 (but read הֶחָלָב, see חָלָב), Ezekiel 39:19 (Syriac Version Co בשׂר).
b. especially as offered in sacrifice, singular, to י׳ Exodus 23:18 (JE), 1 Samuel 2:15, 16; Exodus 29:13 (twice in verse); Exodus 29:22 (3 times in verse); Leviticus 3:3 (twice in verse); Leviticus 3:4, 9 (3 times in verse); Leviticus 3:10, 14 (twice in verse); Leviticus 3:15 + 23 times Leviticus; Numbers 18:17 (all P), Leviticus 17:6 (H), 1 Samuel 15:22; Isaiah 1:11; Isaiah 43:24; Ezekiel 44:7, 15; see Isaiah 34:6 (twice in verse); Isaiah 34:7 of fat of Edomites slaughtered by י׳'s sword (under figure of lambs, rams, and bulls); as eaten by (strange) gods Deuteronomy 32:38 (poetry), not to be eaten by men Leviticus 3:17; Leviticus 7:23, 24 (twice in verse); Leviticus 7:25 (all P); also plural, fat parts or pieces Genesis 4:4 (J) Leviticus 6:5 + 8 times Leviticus; 1 Kings 8:64 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 7:7 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 29:35; 35:14.
3. choicest, best part of products of land Genesis 45:18 (E), specifically of oil Numbers 18:12 and wine Numbers 18:12; of corn and oil Numbers 18:29; Numbers 18:30; Numbers 18:32; also (poetry) כִּלְיוֺת חִטָּה ח׳ Deuteronomy 32:14 kidney-fat of wheat (i.e. the very choicest, compare Isaiah 34:6), חִטָּה ח׳ Psalm 81:17, חִטִּים ח׳ Psalm 147:14.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

4:4; 4:4; 45:18; 45:18

Exodus

23:18; 29:13; 29:13; 29:22

Leviticus

3:3; 3:4; 3:9; 3:9; 3:10; 3:14; 3:15; 3:16; 3:17; 4:31; 4:35; 6:5; 6:5; 7:23; 7:24; 7:25; 8:16; 8:16; 8:25; 8:25; 8:26; 17:6

Numbers

18:12; 18:12; 18:17; 18:17; 18:29; 18:30; 18:32

Deuteronomy

32:14; 32:14; 32:38

Judges

3:22

1 Samuel

2:15; 2:16; 15:22

2 Samuel

1:22

1 Kings

8:64

2 Chronicles

7:7; 29:35; 35:14

Job

15:27

Psalms

17:10; 17:10; 63:6; 73:7; 119:70; 147:14

Isaiah

1:11; 34:6; 34:6; 34:7; 43:24

Ezekiel

34:3; 39:19; 44:7; 44:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2459 matches the Hebrew חֵלֶב (ḥēleḇ),
which occurs 92 times in 69 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 4:4–2Sa 1:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:4 - And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat H2459 thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:18 - And take your father and your households, and come unto me: and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and ye shall eat the fat H2459 of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:18 - Thou shalt not offer the blood of my sacrifice with leavened bread; neither shall the fat H2459 of my sacrifice remain until the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:13 - And thou shalt take all the fat H2459 that covereth the inwards, and the caul that is above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat H2459 that is upon them, and burn them upon the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:22 - Also thou shalt take of the ram the fat H2459 and the rump, and the fat H2459 that covereth the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat H2459 that is upon them, and the right shoulder; for it is a ram of consecration:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:3 - And he shall offer of the sacrifice of the peace offering an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat H2459 that covereth the inwards, and all the fat H2459 that is upon the inwards,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:4 - And the two kidneys, and the fat H2459 that is on them, which is by the flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:9 - And he shall offer of the sacrifice of the peace offering an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat H2459 thereof, and the whole rump, it shall he take off hard by the backbone; and the fat H2459 that covereth the inwards, and all the fat H2459 that is upon the inwards,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:10 - And the two kidneys, and the fat H2459 that is upon them, which is by the flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:14 - And he shall offer thereof his offering, even an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat H2459 that covereth the inwards, and all the fat H2459 that is upon the inwards,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:15 - And the two kidneys, and the fat H2459 that is upon them, which is by the flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:16 - And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: it is the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet savour: all the fat H2459 is the LORD'S.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:17 - It shall be a perpetual statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that ye eat neither fat H2459 nor blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:8 - And he shall take off from it all the fat H2459 of the bullock for the sin offering; the fat H2459 that covereth the inwards, and all the fat H2459 that is upon the inwards,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:9 - And the two kidneys, and the fat H2459 that is upon them, which is by the flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:19 - And he shall take all his fat H2459 from him, and burn it upon the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:26 - And he shall burn all his fat H2459 upon the altar, as the fat H2459 of the sacrifice of peace offerings: and the priest shall make an atonement for him as concerning his sin, and it shall be forgiven him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:31 - And he shall take away all the fat H2459 thereof, as the fat H2459 is taken away from off the sacrifice of peace offerings; and the priest shall burn it upon the altar for a sweet savour unto the LORD; and the priest shall make an atonement for him, and it shall be forgiven him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:35 - And he shall take away all the fat H2459 thereof, as the fat H2459 of the lamb is taken away from the sacrifice of the peace offerings; and the priest shall burn them upon the altar, according to the offerings made by fire unto the LORD: and the priest shall make an atonement for his sin that he hath committed, and it shall be forgiven him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:12 - And the fire upon the altar shall be burning in it; it shall not be put out: and the priest shall burn wood on it every morning, and lay the burnt offering in order upon it; and he shall burn thereon the fat H2459 of the peace offerings.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:3 - And he shall offer of it all the fat H2459 thereof; the rump, and the fat H2459 that covereth the inwards,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:4 - And the two kidneys, and the fat H2459 that is on them, which is by the flanks, and the caul that is above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:23 - Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no manner of fat, H2459 of ox, or of sheep, or of goat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:24 - And the fat H2459 of the beast that dieth of itself, and the fat H2459 of that which is torn with beasts, may be used in any other use: but ye shall in no wise eat of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:25 - For whosoever eateth the fat H2459 of the beast, of which men offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD, even the soul that eateth it shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:30 - His own hands shall bring the offerings of the LORD made by fire, the fat H2459 with the breast, it shall he bring, that the breast may be waved for a wave offering before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:31 - And the priest shall burn the fat H2459 upon the altar: but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:33 - He among the sons of Aaron, that offereth the blood of the peace offerings, and the fat, H2459 shall have the right shoulder for his part.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:16 - And he took all the fat H2459 that was upon the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, H2459 and Moses burned it upon the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:25 - And he took the fat, H2459 and the rump, and all the fat H2459 that was upon the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, H2459 and the right shoulder:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:26 - And out of the basket of unleavened bread, that was before the LORD, he took one unleavened cake, and a cake of oiled bread, and one wafer, and put them on the fat, H2459 and upon the right shoulder:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:10 - But the fat, H2459 and the kidneys, and the caul above the liver of the sin offering, he burnt upon the altar; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:19 - And the fat H2459 of the bullock and of the ram, the rump, and that which covereth the inwards, and the kidneys, and the caul above the liver:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:20 - And they put the fat H2459 upon the breasts, and he burnt the fat H2459 upon the altar:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:24 - And there came a fire out from before the LORD, and consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and the fat: H2459 which when all the people saw, they shouted, and fell on their faces.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:15 - The heave shoulder and the wave breast shall they bring with the offerings made by fire of the fat, H2459 to wave it for a wave offering before the LORD; and it shall be thine, and thy sons' with thee, by a statute for ever; as the LORD hath commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:25 - And the fat H2459 of the sin offering shall he burn upon the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:6 - And the priest shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar of the LORD at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and burn the fat H2459 for a sweet savour unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:12 - All the best H2459 of the oil, and all the best H2459 of the wine, and of the wheat, the firstfruits of them which they shall offer unto the LORD, them have I given thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:17 - But the firstling of a cow, or the firstling of a sheep, or the firstling of a goat, thou shalt not redeem; they are holy: thou shalt sprinkle their blood upon the altar, and shalt burn their fat H2459 for an offering made by fire, for a sweet savour unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:29 - Out of all your gifts ye shall offer every heave offering of the LORD, of all the best H2459 thereof, even the hallowed part thereof out of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:30 - Therefore thou shalt say unto them, When ye have heaved the best H2459 thereof from it, then it shall be counted unto the Levites as the increase of the threshingfloor, and as the increase of the winepress.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:32 - And ye shall bear no sin by reason of it, when ye have heaved from it the best H2459 of it: neither shall ye pollute the holy things of the children of Israel, lest ye die.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:14 - Butter of kine, and milk of sheep, with fat H2459 of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with the fat H2459 of kidneys of wheat; and thou didst drink the pure blood of the grape.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:38 - Which did eat the fat H2459 of their sacrifices, and drank the wine of their drink offerings? let them rise up and help you, and be your protection.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:22 - And the haft also went in after the blade; and the fat H2459 closed upon the blade, so that he could not draw the dagger out of his belly; and the dirt came out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:15 - Also before they burnt the fat, H2459 the priest's servant came, and said to the man that sacrificed, Give flesh to roast for the priest; for he will not have sodden flesh of thee, but raw.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:16 - And if any man said unto him, Let them not fail to burn the fat H2459 presently, and then take as much as thy soul desireth; then he would answer him, Nay; but thou shalt give it me now: and if not, I will take it by force.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:22 - And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat H2459 of rams.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:22 - From the blood of the slain, from the fat H2459 of the mighty, the bow of Jonathan turned not back, and the sword of Saul returned not empty.

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