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Lexicon :: Strong's H2461 - ḥālāḇ

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חָלָב
Transliteration
ḥālāḇ
Pronunciation
khaw-lawb'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as חֵלֶב (H2459)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 650a

Strong’s Definitions

חָלָב châlâb, khaw-lawb'; from the same as H2459; milk (as the richness of kine):— cheese, milk, sucking.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x

The KJV translates Strong's H2461 in the following manner: milk (42x), cheeses (1x), sucking (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x
The KJV translates Strong's H2461 in the following manner: milk (42x), cheeses (1x), sucking (1x).
  1. milk, sour milk, cheese

    1. milk

    2. abundance of the land (metaph.)

    3. white (as milk)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָלָב châlâb, khaw-lawb'; from the same as H2459; milk (as the richness of kine):— cheese, milk, sucking.
STRONGS H2461:
חָלָב noun masculine milk (Late Hebrew id. (and verb denominative); Aramaic חַלָבָּא, axblfo, Phoenician חלב; Arabic حَليبً noun fresh milk, حَلَبَ verb milk; Assyrian alibu, milk, see DlPr 174; Ethiopic ሐሊብ፡) — ח׳ absolute Genesis 18:18 + 35 times + Ezekiel 34:3 (see below); construct חֲלֵב Exodus 23:19 + 5 times; suffix חֲלָבִי Songs 5:1, חֲלָבֵךְ Ezekiel 25:4; — milk:
a. as common food Genesis 18:8 (J; distinct from חֶמְאָה curd, which see), חֲלֵב צאֹן Deuteronomy 32:14 (poetry; distinct from חֶמְאַת בָּקָר); in Judges 5:25 חָלָב is used parallel with חֶמְאָה; elsewhere חֶמְאָה seems to be produced from חָלָב : — מִיץ חָלָב יוֺצִיא חֶמְאָה Proverbs 30:33 a pressing (squeezing) of milk produces curd; מֵרֹב עֲשׂוֺת חָלָב יאֹכַל חֶמְאָה Isaiah 7:22 because of abundant yield of milk he shall eat curd; compare also חֲרִצֵי הֶחָלָב 1 Samuel 17:18 cuts of milk, i.e. cheeses; it was received in buckets or pails (עֲטִינָיו) Job 21:24 (see Ew De Di VB), and kept in skins (נאֹוד ח׳) Judges 4:19; men drank it (שׁתה) Ezekiel 25:4 (compare השׁקה Judges 4:19), but also ate it (אכל), if emendation הֶחָלָב Ezekiel 34:3 (for הַחֵלֶב) is right, Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate Bo Hi-Sm Co, and others; it was poured out, see simile of formation of the embryo תַּתִּיכֵנִי הֲלֹא כֶח׳ Job 10:10 hast thou not poured me out like milk? specifically
(1) חֲלֵב עִזִּים לְלַחְמְךָ Proverbs 27:27 milk of goats for thy food (RSSemitic i. 204).
(2) with אֵם mother's milk: of kid לֹאתְֿבַשֵּׁל גְּדִי בַּחֲלֵב אִמּוֺ Exodus 23:19 = Exodus 34:26 (JE) = Deuteronomy 14:21, compare טְלֵה ח׳ 1 Samuel 7:9 sucking lamb (for sacrifice); but also of human beings גְּמוּלֵי מֵח׳ Isaiah 28:9 weaned from milk (|| עַתִּיקֵי מִשָּׁדָ֫יִם); figurative in promise to Zion וְיָנַקְתְּ חֲלֵב גּוֺיִם Isaiah 60:16 and thou shalt suck the milk of nations (|| תִּינָ֑קִי וְשֹׁד מְלָכִים).
(3) ח׳ with wine, as especially delicacy Songs 5:1 (see De), figurative of י׳''s choicest blessings Isaiah 55:1.
(4) often in phrase of productiveness of land of Canaan (דְּבַשׁ) זָבַת חָלָב וּדְבָ֫שׁ flowing with milk and honey Exodus 3:8, 17; Exodus 13:5; Exodus 33:3; Numbers 13:27; Numbers 14:8; Numbers 16:13, 14 (all J E), Leviticus 20:24 (H), Deuteronomy 6:3; Deuteronomy 11:9; Deuteronomy 26:9, 15; Deuteronomy 27:3; Deuteronomy 31:20; Joshua 5:6; Jeremiah 11:5; Jeremiah 32:22; Ezekiel 20:6, 15; in Messianic time the hills תֵּלַכְנָה ח׳ Joel 4:18 (|| יִטְּפוּ הֶהָרִים עָסִיס); figurative of charms of loved one תַּחַת לְשׁוֺנֵךְ דְּבַשׁ וְח׳ Songs 4:12 honey and milk are under thy tongue.
b. milk as white לְבֶןשִֿׁנַּיִם מֵח׳ Genesis 49:12 white of teeth, from milk; צַחוּ מֵח׳ Lamentations 4:7 they were whiter than milk (|| זַכּוּ מִשֶּׁלֶג); so also probably of eyes (iris) רֹחֲצוֺת בֶּח׳ Songs 5:12 bathed in milk, i.e. the white of the eye. — On milk as not used by Israel in sacrifice see RSSemitic 204.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

18:8; 18:18; 49:12

Exodus

3:8; 3:17; 13:5; 23:19; 23:19; 33:3; 34:26

Leviticus

20:24

Numbers

13:27; 14:8; 16:13; 16:14

Deuteronomy

6:3; 11:9; 14:21; 26:9; 26:15; 27:3; 31:20; 32:14

Joshua

5:6

Judges

4:19; 4:19; 5:25

1 Samuel

7:9; 17:18

Job

10:10; 21:24

Proverbs

27:27; 30:33

Song of Songs

4:12; 5:1; 5:1; 5:12

Isaiah

7:22; 28:9; 55:1; 60:16

Jeremiah

11:5; 32:22

Lamentations

4:7

Ezekiel

20:6; 20:15; 25:4; 25:4; 34:3; 34:3

H2461

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2461 matches the Hebrew חָלָב (ḥālāḇ),
which occurs 44 times in 44 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:8 - He took curds and milk H2461 and the calf which he had prepared, and placed it before them; and he was standing by them under the tree [fn]as they ate.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:12 - “His eyes are [fn]dull from wine,
And his teeth [fn]white from milk. H2461
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:8 - “So I have come down to deliver them from the [fn]power of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from that land to a good and spacious land, to a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey, to the place of the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:17 - “So I said, I will bring you up out of the affliction of Egypt to the land of the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite, to a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:5 - “It shall be when the LORD brings you to the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Hivite and the Jebusite, which He swore to your fathers to give you, a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey, that you shall [fn]observe this rite in this month.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:19 - “You shall bring the choice first fruits of your soil into the house of the LORD your God. “You are not to boil a young goat in the milk H2461 of its mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:3 - Go up to a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey; for I will not go up in your midst, because you are [fn]an obstinate people, and I might destroy you on the way.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:26 - “You shall bring the very first of the first fruits of your soil into the house of the LORD your God. “You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.” H2461
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:24 - ‘Hence I have said to you, “You are to possess their land, and I Myself will give it to you to possess it, a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey.” I am the LORD your God, who has separated you from the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:27 - Thus they told him, and said, “We went in to the land where you sent us; and it certainly does flow with milk H2461 and honey, and this is its fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:8 - “If the LORD is pleased with us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us—a land which flows with milk H2461 and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:13 - “Is it [fn]not enough that you have brought us up out of a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey to have us die in the wilderness, but you would also lord it over us?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:14 - “Indeed, you have not brought us into a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey, nor have you given us an inheritance of fields and vineyards. Would you [fn]put out the eyes of [fn]these men? We will not come up!”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:3 - “O Israel, you should listen and [fn]be careful to do it, that it may be well with you and that you may multiply greatly, just as the LORD, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:9 - so that you may prolong your days on the land which the LORD swore to your fathers to give to them and to their [fn]descendants, a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:21 - “You shall not eat anything which dies of itself. You may give it to the alien who is in your [fn]town, so that he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the LORD your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk. H2461
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:9 - and He has brought us to this place and has given us this land, a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:15 - ‘Look down from Your holy habitation, from heaven, and bless Your people Israel, and the ground which You have given us, a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey, as You swore to our fathers.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:3 - and write on them all the words of this law, when you cross over, so that you may enter the land which the LORD your God gives you, a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey, as the LORD, the God of your fathers, [fn]promised you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:20 - “For when I bring them into the land flowing with milk H2461 and honey, which I swore to their fathers, and they have eaten and are satisfied and become [fn]prosperous, then they will turn to other gods and serve them, and spurn Me and break My covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:14 - Curds of cows, and milk H2461 of the flock,
With fat of lambs,
And rams, the breed of Bashan, and goats,
With the finest of the wheat
And of the blood of grapes you drank wine.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:6 - For the sons of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, until all the nation, that is, the men of war who came out of Egypt, [fn]perished because they did not listen to the voice of the LORD, to whom the LORD had sworn that He would not let them see the land which the LORD had sworn to their fathers to give us, a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:19 - He said to her, “Please give me a little water to drink, for I am thirsty.” So she opened a [fn]bottle of milk H2461 and gave him a drink; then she covered him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:25 - “He asked for water and she gave him milk; H2461
In a magnificent bowl she brought him curds.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:9 - Samuel took a suckling H2461 lamb and offered it for a whole burnt offering to the LORD; and Samuel cried to the LORD for Israel and the LORD answered him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:18 - “Bring also these ten cuts of cheese H2461 to the commander of their thousand, and look into the welfare of your brothers, and bring back [fn]news of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:10 - ‘Did You not pour me out like milk H2461
And curdle me like cheese;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:24 - His [fn]sides are filled out with fat,
And the marrow of his bones is moist,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:27 - And there will be goats’ milk H2461 enough for your food,
For the food of your household,
And sustenance for your maidens.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:33 - For the [fn]churning of milk H2461 produces butter,
And pressing the nose brings forth blood;
So the [fn]churning of anger produces strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:11 - “Your lips, my bride, drip honey;
Honey and milk H2461 are under your tongue,
And the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:1 - [fn]I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride;
I have gathered my myrrh along with my balsam.
I have eaten my honeycomb [fn]and my honey;
I have drunk my wine [fn]and my milk. H2461
Eat, friends;
Drink and [fn]imbibe deeply, O lovers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:12 - “His eyes are like doves
Beside streams of water,
Bathed in milk, H2461
And [fn]reposed in their setting.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:22 - and because of the abundance of the milk H2461 produced he will eat curds, for everyone that is left within the land will eat curds and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:9 - “To whom would He teach knowledge,
And to whom would He interpret the message?
Those just weaned from milk? H2461
Those just taken from the breast?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:1 - “Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters;
And you who have no [fn]money come, buy and eat.
Come, buy wine and milk H2461
Without money and without cost.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:16 - “You will also suck the milk H2461 of nations
And suck the breast of kings;
Then you will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior
And your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:5 - in order to confirm the oath which I swore to your forefathers, to give them a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey, as it is this day.”’” Then I said, “Amen, O LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:22 - and gave them this land, which You swore to their forefathers to give them, a land flowing with milk H2461 and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:7 - Her [fn]consecrated ones were purer than snow,
They were whiter than milk; H2461
They were more ruddy in [fn]body than corals,
Their polishing was like [fn]lapis lazuli.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:6 - on that day I swore to them, to bring them out from the land of Egypt into a land that I had [fn]selected for them, flowing with milk H2461 and honey, which is the glory of all lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:15 - “Also I swore to them in the wilderness that I would not bring them into the land which I had given them, flowing with milk H2461 and honey, which is the glory of all lands,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:4 - therefore, behold, I am going to give you to the sons of the east for a possession, and they will set their encampments among you and make their dwellings among you; they will eat your fruit and drink your milk. H2461
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:18 - And in that day
The mountains will drip with [fn]sweet wine,
And the hills will flow with milk, H2461
And all the brooks of Judah will flow with water;
And a spring will go out from the house of the LORD
To water the valley of [fn]Shittim.

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