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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 - Abel, on his part also brought an offering, from the firstborn of his flock and from their fat H2459 portions H2459. And the LORD had regard for Abel and his offering;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:18 - and take your father and your households and come to me; and I will give you the [fn]best of the land of Egypt, and you will eat the fat H2459 of the land.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:18 - “You shall not offer the blood of My sacrifice with leavened bread; nor is the fat H2459 of My [fn]feast to remain overnight until morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:13 - “And you shall take all the fat H2459 that covers the entrails, and the [fn]lobe of the liver, and the two kidneys and the fat H2459 that is on them, and offer them up in smoke on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:22 - “You shall also take the fat H2459 from the ram and the fat tail, and the fat H2459 that covers the entrails and the [fn]lobe of the liver, and the two kidneys and the fat H2459 that is on them, and the right thigh (for it is a ram of [fn]ordination),
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:3 - ‘From the sacrifice of the peace offerings he shall then present an offering by fire to the LORD, the fat H2459 that covers the entrails and all the fat H2459 that is on the entrails,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:4 - and the two kidneys with the fat H2459 that is on them, which is on the loins, and the [fn]lobe of the liver, which he shall remove with the kidneys.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:9 - ‘From the sacrifice of peace offerings he shall then bring as an offering by fire to the LORD, its fat H2459, the entire fat tail which he shall remove close to the backbone, the fat H2459 that covers the entrails, and all the fat H2459 that is on the entrails,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:10 - and the two kidneys with the fat H2459 that is on them, which is on the loins, and the [fn]lobe of the liver, which he shall remove with the kidneys.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:14 - ‘From it he shall present his offering as an offering by fire to the LORD, the fat H2459 that covers the entrails and all the fat H2459 that is on the entrails,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:15 - and the two kidneys with the fat H2459 that is on them, which is on the loins, and the [fn]lobe of the liver, which he shall remove with the kidneys.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:16 - ‘The priest shall offer them up in smoke on the altar as food, an offering by fire as a soothing aroma; all fat H2459 is the LORD’S.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:17 - ‘It is a permanent statute throughout your generations in all your dwelling places: you shall not eat any fat H2459 or any blood.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:8 - ‘And he shall remove from it all the fat H2459 of the bull of the sin offering: the fat H2459 that covers the entrails, and all the fat H2459 which is on the entrails,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:9 - and the two kidneys with the fat H2459 that is on them, which is on the loins, and the [fn]lobe of the liver, which he shall remove with the kidneys
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:19 - ‘And he shall remove all its fat H2459 from it and offer it up in smoke on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:26 - ‘And he shall offer all its fat H2459 up in smoke on the altar as in the case of the fat H2459 of the sacrifice of peace offerings. So the priest shall make atonement for him regarding his sin, and he will be forgiven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:31 - ‘Then he shall remove all its fat H2459, just as the fat H2459 was removed from the sacrifice of peace offerings; and the priest shall offer it up in smoke on the altar as a soothing aroma to the LORD. So the priest shall make atonement for him, [fn]and he will be forgiven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:35 - ‘Then he shall remove all its fat H2459, just as the fat H2459 of the lamb is removed from the sacrifice of the peace offerings, and the priest shall offer [fn]it up in smoke on the altar, on the offerings by fire to the LORD. So the priest shall make atonement for him regarding his sin which he has [fn]committed, and he will be forgiven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:12 - ‘The fire on the altar shall be kept burning on it. It shall not go out, but the priest shall burn wood on it every morning; and he shall lay out the burnt offering on it, and offer up in smoke the fat H2459 portions H2459 of the peace offerings on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:3 - ‘Then he shall offer from it all its fat H2459: the fat tail and the fat H2459 that covers the entrails,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:4 - and the two kidneys with the fat H2459 that is on them, which is on the loins; and he shall remove the lobe on the liver with the kidneys.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:23 - “Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘You shall not eat any fat H2459 from an ox, a sheep, or a goat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:24 - ‘Also the fat H2459 of an animal which dies and the fat H2459 of an animal torn by animals may be put to any other use, but you certainly are not to eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:25 - ‘For whoever eats the fat H2459 of the animal from which [fn]an offering by fire is offered to the LORD, the person who eats it shall also be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:30 - ‘His own hands are to bring offerings by fire to the LORD. He shall bring the fat H2459 with the breast, so that the breast may be [fn]presented as a wave offering before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:31 - ‘And the priest shall offer up the fat H2459 in smoke on the altar, but the breast shall belong to Aaron and to his sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:33 - ‘The one among the sons of Aaron who offers the blood of the peace offerings and the fat H2459, the right thigh shall be his as his portion.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:16 - He also took all the fat H2459 that was on the entrails and the [fn]lobe of the liver, and the two kidneys and their fat H2459; and Moses offered it up in smoke on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:25 - He then took the fat H2459, and the fat tail, and all the fat H2459 that was on the entrails, and the [fn]lobe of the liver, the two kidneys and their fat H2459, and the right thigh.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:26 - And from the basket of unleavened bread that was before the LORD, he took one unleavened cake and one cake of bread mixed with oil and one wafer, and placed them on the portions H2459 of H2459 fat H2459 and on the right thigh.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:10 - The fat H2459 and the kidneys and the [fn]lobe of the liver of the sin offering he then offered up in smoke on the altar, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:19 - As for the portions H2459 of fat H2459 from the ox and from the ram, the fat tail, the fat covering, the kidneys, and the [fn]lobe of the liver,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:20 - they now placed the portions H2459 of fat H2459 on the breasts; and he offered [fn]them up in smoke on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:24 - Then fire went out from the LORD and consumed the burnt offering and the portions H2459 of fat H2459 on the altar; and when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell [fn]face downward.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:15 - “They shall bring the thigh offered by lifting up and the breast offered by waving, along with the offerings by fire of the portions H2459 of fat H2459, to present as a wave offering before the LORD; so it shall be a thing perpetually due you and your sons with you, just as the LORD has commanded.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:25 - “Then he shall offer up in smoke the fat H2459 of the sin offering on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:6 - “The priest shall sprinkle the blood on the altar of the LORD at the doorway of the tent of meeting, and offer up the fat H2459 in smoke as a soothing aroma to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:12 - “All the [fn]best H2459 of the fresh oil and all the [fn]best H2459 of the fresh wine and of the grain, the first fruits of what they give to the LORD, I have given them to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:17 - “But the firstborn of an ox, the firstborn of a sheep, or the firstborn of a goat, you shall not redeem; they are holy. You shall sprinkle their blood on the altar and offer up their fat H2459 in smoke as an offering by fire, for a soothing aroma to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:29 - ‘Out of all your gifts you shall present every offering due to the LORD, from all the [fn]best H2459 of them, [fn]the sacred part from them.’
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:30 - “And you shall say to them, ‘When you have [fn]offered from it the best H2459 of it, then the rest shall be credited to the Levites like the product of the threshing floor, and like the product of the wine vat.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:32 - ‘And you will bring on yourselves no sin by reason of it when you have [fn]offered the [fn]best H2459 of it. But you shall not profane the sacred gifts of the sons of Israel, so that you do not die.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:14 - Curds of the herd, and milk of the flock,
With fat H2459 of lambs
And rams, the breed of Bashan, and of goats,
With the best H2459 of the wheat;
And you drank wine of the blood of grapes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:38 - ‘Those who ate the fat H2459 of their sacrifices,
And drank the wine of their drink offering?
Let them rise up and help you,
Let them be your protection!
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:22 - The hilt of the sword also went in after the blade, and the fat H2459 closed over the blade because he did not pull the sword out of his belly; and [fn]the refuse came out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:15 - Also, before they [fn]burned the fat H2459, the priest’s servant would come and say to the man who was sacrificing, “Give the priest meat for roasting, as he will not take cooked meat from you, only raw.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:16 - And if the man said to him, “They must [fn]burn the fat H2459 [fn]first, then take as much as [fn]you desire,” then he would say, “No, but you must give it to me now; and if not, I am taking it by force!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:22 - Samuel said,
“Does the LORD have as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices
As in obeying the voice of the LORD?
Behold, to obey is better than a sacrifice,
And to pay attention is better than the fat H2459 of rams.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:22 - “From the blood of those [fn]slaughtered, from the fat H2459 of the mighty,
The bow of Jonathan did not turn back,
And the sword of Saul did not return [fn]unstained.

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