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Lexicon :: Strong's H2470 - ḥālâ

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חָלָה
Transliteration
ḥālâ
Pronunciation
khaw-law'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 655

Strong’s Definitions

חָלָה châlâh, khaw-law'; a primitive root (compare H2342, H2470, H2490); properly, to be rubbed or worn; hence (figuratively) to be weak, sick, afflicted; or (causatively) to grieve, make sick; also to stroke (in flattering), entreat:—beseech, (be) diseased, (put to) grief, be grieved, (be) grievous, infirmity, intreat, lay to, put to pain, × pray, make prayer, be (fall, make) sick, sore, be sorry, make suit (× supplication), woman in travail, be (become) weak, be wounded.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x

The KJV translates Strong's H2470 in the following manner: ...sick (34x), beseech (6x), be weak (4x), grievous (4x), be diseased (3x), wounded (3x), pray (3x), intreat (3x), grief (2x), grieved (2x), sore (2x), pain (1x), infirmity (1x), intreated (1x), laid (1x), prayer (1x), sorry (1x), make suit (1x), supplication (1x), travail (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x
The KJV translates Strong's H2470 in the following manner: ...sick (34x), beseech (6x), be weak (4x), grievous (4x), be diseased (3x), wounded (3x), pray (3x), intreat (3x), grief (2x), grieved (2x), sore (2x), pain (1x), infirmity (1x), intreated (1x), laid (1x), prayer (1x), sorry (1x), make suit (1x), supplication (1x), travail (1x).
  1. to be or become weak, be or become sick, be or become diseased, be or become grieved, be or become sorry

    1. (Qal) to be weak, be sick

    2. (Piel)

      1. to be or become weak, feel weak

      2. to become sick, become ill

      3. (CLBL) to entreat, pray, beg

    3. (Niphal)

      1. to make oneself sick

      2. to be made sick

      3. to be tired

    4. (Pual) to be made weak, become weak

    5. (Hithpael) to make oneself sick

    6. (Hiphil)

      1. to make sore

      2. to make sick

      3. to show signs of sickness, become sick

      4. to grieve

    7. (Hophal)

      1. to be made sick

      2. to be wounded

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָלָה châlâh, khaw-law'; a primitive root (compare H2342, H2470, H2490); properly, to be rubbed or worn; hence (figuratively) to be weak, sick, afflicted; or (causatively) to grieve, make sick; also to stroke (in flattering), entreat:—beseech, (be) diseased, (put to) grief, be grieved, (be) grievous, infirmity, intreat, lay to, put to pain, × pray, make prayer, be (fall, make) sick, sore, be sorry, make suit (× supplication), woman in travail, be (become) weak, be wounded.
STRONGS H2470:
† I. חָלָה verb be weak, sick (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic חֲלָא suffer (rare); Assyrian ḫalû, sickness, grief, DlPr 181) —
Qal Perfect ח׳ 1 Kings 14:1 + 8 times; 2nd person feminine singular חָלִית Isaiah 57:10; 1st person singular חָלִיתִי 1 Samuel 30:13 + 2 times; וְחָלִי֫תִי consecutive Judges 16:7, Judges 16:11, Judges 16:17, חָלוּ֫ Jeremiah 5:3 (so read, see below); Imperfect וַיָּ֫חַל 2 Kings 1:2; Infinitive suffix חֲלֹתוֺ Isaiah 38:9; חֲלוֺתִי Psalm 77:11 compare below Pi.; חֲלוֺתָם Psalm 35:13; Participle חֹלֶה Genesis 48:1 + 6 times + 1 Samuel 22:8 (see below); חוֺלֶה Nehemiah 2:2; Malachi 1:13; feminine חוֺלָה Ecclesiastes 5:12 + 3 times (for Jeremiah 4:31 see I. חוּל), construct חוֺלַת Songs 2:5; Songs 5:8; —
1. be or become weak, Samson Judges 16:7; 11; 17; feel weak Isaiah 57:10 (Che) Ezekiel 34:4; 16.
2. become sick, ill Genesis 48:1 (E) 1 Samuel 19:14; 1 Samuel 30:13; 1 Kings 14:1; 5; 1 Kings 15:23 (of Asa,=חלא 2 Chronicles 16:2) 2 Chronicles 17:17; 2 Kings 1:2; 2 Kings 8:7; 2 Kings 13:14 (with accusative of congnate meaning with verb) 2 Kings 20:12Isaiah 39:1; Isaiah 33:24; Isaiah 38:9; Proverbs 23:35; Psalm 35:13; Nehemiah 2:2, compare Psalm 77:11 חֲלוֺתִי for חַלּוֺתִי Che after Bi; lame and sick — i.e. imperfect for sacrifice — of animals Malachi 1:8; 13; sick from effect of wounds 2 Kings 8:29 2 Chronicles 22:6, compare Proverbs 23:35, מַכָּה with חֳלִי Deuteronomy 28:59; 61; Jeremiah 6:7; Jeremiah 10:19; hyperbole sick from love חוֺלַת אַהֲבָה אני Songs 2:5; Songs 5:8; be sick unto dying חלה לָמוּת 2 Kings 20:1Isaiah 38:1, עדלֿמות ח׳ (late) 2 Chronicles 32:24; Jeremiah 5:3 read probably לֹא חָלוּ֫ (for MT חָ֫לוּ, see I. חול) of the people, unmoved by י׳'s chastisements; thou hast smitten them, but they are not sick (compare Niph. Amos 6:6); of sickness of the mind in MT 1 Samuel 22:8 followed by עַל (but read rather חֹמֵל Greek Version of the LXX Gr Klo Dr); participle as adjective severe, sore רָעָה חוֺלָה Ecclesiastes 5:12; Ecclesiastes 5:15; — on Jeremiah 4:31 see I. חול.
Niph. Perfect 1st person singular נֶחֱלֵיתִי Daniel 8:27; 3rd person plural נֶחְלוּ Amos 6:6; Jeremiah 12:13; Participle feminine נַחֲלָה Isaiah 17:11 + 4 times; plural נַחְלוֺת Ezekiel 34:4 (strike out Co) Ezekiel 34:21; —
1. make oneself sick, figurative for strain oneself Jeremiah 12:13 (but Gr נִלְאוּ).
2. be made sick Daniel 8:27; לֹא נֶח׳ of indifference, apathy Amos 6:6 followed by על (compare Qal Jeremiah 5:3); participle diseased, as substantive with article Ezekiel 34:4 (strike out Co) Ezekiel 34:21;=severe, sore (predicate of מַכָּה) Nahum 3:19; Jeremiah 10:19; Jeremiah 14:17; Jeremiah 30:12; also (מַכָּה omitted) Isaiah 17:11.
Pi. Perfect חִלָּה make sick, with accusative of congnate meaning with verb + בְּ of land Deuteronomy 29:21; Infinitive construct חַלּוֺתִי הִיא Psalm 77:11 read probably חֲלוֺתִי Infinitive Qal; my sickness, so Bi Che (others derive from חלל my wounding, see De). — For other forms of Pi. see II. חלה.
Pu. Perfect be made weak, 2nd person masculine singular חֻלֵּיתָ Isaiah 14:10.
Hithp. Imperfect וַיִּתְחָ֑ל 2 Samuel 13:6; Imperative הִתְחָ֑ל 2 Samuel 13:5; Infinitive הִתְחַלּוֺת 2 Samuel 13:2; — make oneself sick, of Ammon's morbid passion for his sister 2 Samuel 13:2, followed by בַּעֲבוּר; of his pretended sickness of body 2 Samuel 13:5; 6.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הֶחֱלִי Isaiah 53:10; 1st person singular הֶחֱלֵתִי Micah 6:13; plural הֶחֱלוּ Hosea 7:5 (on text see below); Participle מַחֲלָה Proverbs 13:12; —
1. make (sick, i.e.) sore thy smiting הַכּוֺתֶ֑ךָ Micah 6:13 (compare Nahum 3:19, Niph.); object (implicit) a person, חָפֵץ דַּכְּאוֺ וי׳ הֶחֱלִי Isaiah 53:10 it pleased י׳ to bruise him, making him sick=to bruise him sorely, see further Di.
2. make sick, object לֵב (of hope deferred) Proverbs 13:12..
3. shew (signs of) sickness, become sick, only שׂרים חֲמַת מִיָּ֑יִן הֶח׳ Hosea 7:5 princes are become sick with fever of wine (Now Che VB; > Vrss Hi-St who read הֵחֵלּוּ they begin the day with wine-fever).
Hoph. Perfect be made sick=wounded הָֽחָלֵיתִי 1 Kings 22:34 2 Chronicles 18:33; 35:23.

II. [חָלָה] verb only
Pi. followed by פְּנֵי, פָּנֶיךָ, פָּנַיִךְ mollify, appease, entreat the favour of, literally make the face of any one sweet or pleasant (compare Arabic حَلَا, حَلِىَ, be sweet, pleasant, Aramaic Wlo, חֲלִי, id., adjective חָלֵי sweet); —
Pi. Perfect חִלָּה 2 Chronicles 33:12, חִלִּיתִי 1 Samuel 13:12; Psalm 119:58, וְחִלּוּ consecutive Job 11:19, חִלִּינוּ Daniel 9:13; Imperfect וַיְחַל Exodus 32:11 + 3 times, יְחַלּוּ Psalm 45:13; Proverbs 19:6; Imperative חַלנָֿא 1 Kings 13:6, חַלּוּנָֿא Malachi 1:9; Infinitive construct לְחַלּוֺת Zechariah 7:2 + 2 times; —
1. אתפֿנייֿ׳ ׃ח׳
a. mollify, pacify, appease י׳, i.e. induce him to shew favour in place of wrath and chastisement Exodus 32:11 (JE), 1 Kings 13:6 (+ הִתְפַּלֵּל), 1 Kings 13:6; 2 Kings 13:4; Jeremiah 26:19 (+ וַיִּנָּ֫חֶם), 2 Chronicles 33:12 (|| וַיִּכָּנַע מאד מִלִּפְנֵי), Daniel 9:13; also פניאֵֿל ח׳ Malachi 1:9 (followed by וִיחָנֵּ֫נוּ that he may be gracious to us).
b. entreat the favour of י׳, i.e. aim at success, prosperity, etc., through his favour, 1 Samuel 13:12 (in anticipation of war), Zechariah 8:21; 22 (|| לְבַקֵּשׁ אֶתיֿ׳; of cities and nations assembling at Jerusalem for worship), Zechariah 7:2 (|| לְבַקֵּשׁ אֶתיֿ׳) of worship at Jerusalem; quite generally, as habit of God-fearing man, Psalm 119:58 (+ בְּכָללַֿב).
2. entreat favour of men (in sense of 1b) — רַבִּים יְח׳ פנינָֿדִיב Proverbs 19:6 many entreat a prince's favour (|| וְכָלהָֿרֵעַ לְאִישׁ מַתָּן); פָּנַיִךְ יח׳ Psalm 45:13 of favour of king's bride; רַבִּים פָּנַיִךְ וְח׳ Job 11:19 favour of Job when absolved and restored.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

48:1; 48:1

Exodus

32:11; 32:11

Deuteronomy

28:59; 28:61; 29:21

Judges

16:7; 16:7; 16:11; 16:11; 16:17; 16:17

1 Samuel

13:12; 13:12; 19:14; 22:8; 22:8; 30:13; 30:13

2 Samuel

13:2; 13:2; 13:5; 13:5; 13:6; 13:6

1 Kings

13:6; 13:6; 13:6; 14:1; 14:1; 14:5; 15:23; 22:34

2 Kings

1:2; 1:2; 8:7; 8:29; 13:4; 13:14; 20:1; 20:12

2 Chronicles

16:2; 17:17; 18:33; 22:6; 32:24; 33:12; 33:12; 35:23

Nehemiah

2:2; 2:2

Job

11:19; 11:19

Psalms

35:13; 35:13; 45:13; 45:13; 77:11; 77:11; 77:11; 119:58; 119:58

Proverbs

13:12; 13:12; 19:6; 19:6; 23:35; 23:35

Ecclesiastes

5:12; 5:12; 5:15

Song of Songs

2:5; 2:5; 5:8; 5:8

Isaiah

14:10; 17:11; 17:11; 33:24; 38:1; 38:9; 38:9; 39:1; 53:10; 53:10; 57:10; 57:10

Jeremiah

4:31; 4:31; 5:3; 5:3; 5:3; 6:7; 10:19; 10:19; 12:13; 12:13; 14:17; 26:19; 30:12

Ezekiel

34:4; 34:4; 34:4; 34:16; 34:21; 34:21

Daniel

8:27; 8:27; 9:13; 9:13

Hosea

7:5; 7:5

Amos

6:6; 6:6; 6:6

Micah

6:13; 6:13

Nahum

3:19; 3:19

Zechariah

7:2; 7:2; 8:21; 8:22

Malachi

1:8; 1:9; 1:9; 1:13; 1:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2470 matches the Hebrew חָלָה (ḥālâ),
which occurs 75 times in 73 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 48:1–Isa 39:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:1 - And it came to pass after these things, that one told Joseph, Behold, thy father is sick: H2470 and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:11 - And Moses besought H2470 the LORD his God, and said, LORD, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power, and with a mighty hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:22 - So that the generation to come of your children that shall rise up after you, and the stranger that shall come from a far land, shall say, when they see the plagues of that land, and the sicknesses which the LORD hath laid H2470 upon it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:7 - And Samson said unto her, If they bind me with seven green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak, H2470 and be as another man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:11 - And he said unto her, If they bind me fast with new ropes that never were occupied, then shall I be weak, H2470 and be as another man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:17 - That he told her all his heart, and said unto her, There hath not come a razor upon mine head; for I have been a Nazarite unto God from my mother's womb: if I be shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak, H2470 and be like any other man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:12 - Therefore said I, The Philistines will come down now upon me to Gilgal, and I have not made supplication H2470 unto the LORD: I forced myself therefore, and offered a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:14 - And when Saul sent messengers to take David, she said, He is sick. H2470
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:8 - That all of you have conspired against me, and there is none that sheweth me that my son hath made a league with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you that is sorry H2470 for me, or sheweth unto me that my son hath stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:13 - And David said unto him, To whom belongest thou? and whence art thou? And he said, I am a young man of Egypt, servant to an Amalekite; and my master left me, because three days agone I fell sick. H2470
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:2 - And Amnon was so vexed, that he fell sick H2470 for his sister Tamar; for she was a virgin; and Amnon thought it hard for him to do any thing to her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:5 - And Jonadab said unto him, Lay thee down on thy bed, and make thyself sick: H2470 and when thy father cometh to see thee, say unto him, I pray thee, let my sister Tamar come, and give me meat, and dress the meat in my sight, that I may see it, and eat it at her hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:6 - So Amnon lay down, and made himself sick: H2470 and when the king was come to see him, Amnon said unto the king, I pray thee, let Tamar my sister come, and make me a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat at her hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:6 - And the king answered and said unto the man of God, Intreat H2470 now the face of the LORD thy God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored me again. And the man of God besought H2470 the LORD, and the king's hand was restored him again, and became as it was before.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:1 - At that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam fell sick. H2470
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:5 - And the LORD said unto Ahijah, Behold, the wife of Jeroboam cometh to ask a thing of thee for her son; for he is sick: H2470 thus and thus shalt thou say unto her: for it shall be, when she cometh in, that she shall feign herself to be another woman.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:23 - The rest of all the acts of Asa, and all his might, and all that he did, and the cities which he built, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? Nevertheless in the time of his old age he was diseased H2470 in his feet.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:17 - And it came to pass after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; H2470 and his sickness was so sore, that there was no breath left in him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:34 - And a certain man drew a bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the harness: wherefore he said unto the driver of his chariot, Turn thine hand, and carry me out of the host; for I am wounded. H2470
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:2 - And Ahaziah fell down through a lattice in his upper chamber that was in Samaria, and was sick: H2470 and he sent messengers, and said unto them, Go, enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron whether I shall recover of this disease.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:7 - And Elisha came to Damascus; and Benhadad the king of Syria was sick; H2470 and it was told him, saying, The man of God is come hither.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:29 - And king Joram went back to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds which the Syrians had given him at Ramah, when he fought against Hazael king of Syria. And Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Joram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was sick. H2470
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:4 - And Jehoahaz besought H2470 the LORD, and the LORD hearkened unto him: for he saw the oppression of Israel, because the king of Syria oppressed them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:14 - Now Elisha was fallen sick H2470 of his sickness whereof he died. And Joash the king of Israel came down unto him, and wept over his face, and said, O my father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:1 - In those days was Hezekiah sick H2470 unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Set thine house in order; for thou shalt die, and not live.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:12 - At that time Berodachbaladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present unto Hezekiah: for he had heard that Hezekiah had been sick. H2470
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:33 - And a certain man drew a bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the harness: therefore he said to his chariot man, Turn thine hand, that thou mayest carry me out of the host; for I am wounded. H2470
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:6 - And he returned to be healed in Jezreel because of the wounds which were given him at Ramah, when he fought with Hazael king of Syria. And Azariah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Jehoram the son of Ahab at Jezreel, because he was sick. H2470
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:24 - In those days Hezekiah was sick H2470 to the death, and prayed unto the LORD: and he spake unto him, and he gave him a sign.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:12 - And when he was in affliction, he besought H2470 the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:23 - And the archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants, Have me away; for I am sore wounded. H2470
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:2 - Wherefore the king said unto me, Why is thy countenance sad, seeing thou art not sick? H2470 this is nothing else but sorrow of heart. Then I was very sore afraid,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:19 - Also thou shalt lie down, and none shall make thee afraid; yea, many shall make suit H2470 unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:13 - But as for me, when they were sick, H2470 my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:12 - And the daughter of Tyre shall be there with a gift; even the rich among the people shall intreat H2470 thy favour.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:10 - And I said, This is my infirmity: H2470 but I will remember the years of the right hand of the most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:58 - I intreated H2470 thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:12 - Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: H2470 but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:6 - Many will intreat H2470 the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:35 - They have stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; H2470 they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:13 - There is a sore H2470 evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:16 - And this also is a sore H2470 evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit hath he that hath laboured for the wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:5 - Stay me with flagons, comfort me with apples: for I am sick H2470 of love.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:8 - I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him, that I am sick H2470 of love.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:10 - All they shall speak and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak H2470 as we? art thou become like unto us?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:11 - In the day shalt thou make thy plant to grow, and in the morning shalt thou make thy seed to flourish: but the harvest shall be a heap in the day of grief H2470 and of desperate sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:24 - And the inhabitant shall not say, I am sick: H2470 the people that dwell therein shall be forgiven their iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:1 - In those days was Hezekiah sick H2470 unto death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came unto him, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Set thine house in order: for thou shalt die, and not live.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:9 - The writing of Hezekiah king of Judah, when he had been sick, H2470 and was recovered of his sickness:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:1 - At that time Merodachbaladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah: for he had heard that he had been sick, H2470 and was recovered.

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