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Lexicon :: Strong's H2472 - ḥălôm

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 663a

Strong’s Definitions

חֲלוֹם chălôwm, khal-ome'; or (shortened) חֲלֹם chălôm; from H2492; a dream:—dream(-er).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x

The KJV translates Strong's H2472 in the following manner: dream (64x), dreamer (with H1167) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x
The KJV translates Strong's H2472 in the following manner: dream (64x), dreamer (with H1167) (1x).
  1. dream

    1. dream (ordinary)

    2. dream (with prophetic meaning)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֲלוֹם chălôwm, khal-ome'; or (shortened) חֲלֹם chălôm; from H2492; a dream:—dream(-er).
STRONGS H2472: Abbreviations
חֲלוֺם noun masculineGenesis 37:10 dream; — ת׳ absolute Genesis 37:5 +, construct Genesis 20:3, חֲלֹם absolute Genesis 20:6, construct Genesis 31:24; suffix חֲלוֺמִי Genesis 40:9, 16, חֲלֹמִי Genesis 41:17, 22, חֲלֹמוֺ Genesis 40:5 + 5 times; plural חֲלֹמוֺת Jeremiah 23:32 + 10 times etc., + 7 times suffix — dream
2. dreams with prophetic meaning, the lowest grade of prophecy (see BrMP 6):
a. dream of Abimelek Genesis 20:3, 6, of Jacob Genesis 31:10, 11, Laban Genesis 31:24, Joseph Genesis 37:5, 6, 8, 9 (twice in verse); Genesis 37:10, 19, 20; Genesis 42:9, Pharaoh and his servants Genesis 40:5 (3 times in verse); Genesis 40:8, 9 (twice in verse); Genesis 40:16; Genesis 41:7, 8, 11 (twice in verse); Genesis 41:12 (twice in verse); Genesis 41:15 (twice in verse); Genesis 41:17, 22, 25, 26, 32; of a lower order of prophets than Moses Numbers 12:6, (all E, not elsewhere in Hexateuch), Job 33:15, of Midianite Judges 7:13 (twice in verse); Judges 7:15, desired by Saul 1 Samuel 28:6, 15; of Solomon 1 Kings 3:5,15; of old men in latter days Joel 3:1, of Nebuchadnezzar Daniel 2:1, 2, 3 (twice in verse); Daniel הֵבִין בְּכָלחָֿזוֺן וַחֲלֹמוֺת Daniel 1:17 had understanding in all visions and dreams.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H2493.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


20:3; 20:3; 20:6; 20:6; 31:10; 31:11; 31:24; 31:24; 37:5; 37:5; 37:6; 37:8; 37:9; 37:10; 37:10; 37:19; 37:20; 40:5; 40:5; 40:8; 40:9; 40:9; 40:16; 40:16; 41:7; 41:8; 41:11; 41:12; 41:15; 41:17; 41:17; 41:22; 41:22; 41:25; 41:26; 41:32; 42:9




13:2; 13:4; 13:6


7:13; 7:15

1 Samuel

28:6; 28:15


7:14; 20:8; 33:15




5:2; 5:6

Song of Songs





23:27; 23:28; 23:32; 23:32; 27:9; 29:8


1:17; 2:1; 2:2; 2:3






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2472 matches the Hebrew חֲלוֹם (ḥălôm),
which occurs 64 times in 54 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 20:3–Dan 2:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:3 - But God came to Abimelech in a dream H2472 of the night, and said to him, “Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is [fn]married.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:6 - Then God said to him in the dream H2472, “Yes, I know that in the integrity of your heart you have done this, and I also [fn]kept you from sinning against Me; therefore I did not let you touch her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:10 - “And it came about at the time when the flock was breeding that I raised my eyes and saw in a dream H2472—and behold—the male goats that were [fn]mating were striped, speckled, or mottled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:11 - “Then the angel of God said to me in the dream H2472, ‘Jacob’; and I said, ‘Here I am.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:24 - However, God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream H2472 of the night and said to him, “[fn]Be careful that you do not speak to Jacob either good or bad.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:5 -

Then Joseph [fn]had a dream H2472, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:8 - Then his brothers said to him, “Are you actually going to reign over us? Or are you really going to rule over us?” So they hated him even more for his dreams H2472 and for his words.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:9 -

Then he [fn]had yet another dream H2472, and informed his brothers of it, and said, “Behold, I have [fn]had yet another dream H2472; and behold, the sun and the moon, and eleven stars were bowing down to me.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:10 - He also told it to his father as well as to his brothers; and his father rebuked him and said to him, “What is this dream H2472 that you have [fn]had? Am I and your mother and your brothers actually going to come to bow down to the ground before you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:19 - They said to one another, “[fn]Here comes this dreamer H2472!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:20 - “Now then, come and let’s kill him, and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, ‘A vicious animal devoured him.’ Then we will see what will become of his dreams H2472!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:5 - Then the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt, who were confined in the prison, both had a dream H2472 the same night, each man with his own dream H2472 and each dream H2472 with its own interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:8 - And they said to him, “We have [fn]had a dream H2472, and there is no one to interpret it.” Then Joseph said to them, “Do interpretations not belong to God? Tell it to me, please.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:9 -

So the chief cupbearer told his dream H2472 to Joseph, [fn]saying to him, “In my dream H2472, [fn]behold, there was a vine in front of me;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:16 -

When the chief baker saw that he had interpreted favorably, he said to Joseph, “I also saw in my dream H2472, and behold, there were three baskets of white bread on my head;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:7 - And the thin ears swallowed the seven plump and full ears. Then Pharaoh awoke, and behold, it was a dream H2472.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:8 - Now in the morning his spirit was troubled, so he sent messengers and called for all the soothsayer priests of Egypt, and all its wise men. And Pharaoh told them his [fn]dreams H2472, but there was no one who could interpret them for Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:11 - “Then we had a dream H2472 one night, [fn]he and I; each of us dreamed according to the interpretation of his own dream H2472.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:12 - “Now a Hebrew youth was there with us, a servant of the captain of the bodyguard, and we told him the dreams, and he interpreted our dreams H2472 for us. For each man he interpreted according to his own dream H2472.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:15 - Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have had a dream H2472, but no one can interpret it; and I have heard [fn]it said about you, that [fn]when you hear a dream H2472 you can interpret it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:17 - So Pharaoh said to Joseph, “In my dream H2472, there I was, standing on the bank of the Nile;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:22 - “I saw also in my dream H2472, and behold, seven ears of grain, full and good, came up on a single stalk;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:25 -

And Joseph said to Pharaoh, “Pharaoh’s [fn]dreams H2472 are one and the same; God has told to Pharaoh what He is about to do.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:26 - “The seven good cows are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years; the [fn]dreams H2472 are one and the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:32 - “Now as for the repeating of the dream H2472 to Pharaoh twice, it means that the matter is confirmed by God, and God will quickly bring it about.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:9 - And Joseph remembered the dreams H2472 which he [fn]had about them, and he said to them, “You are spies; you have come to look at the [fn]undefended parts of our land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:6 - He said,

“Now hear My words:

If there is a prophet among you,

I, the LORD, will make Myself known to him in a vision.

I will speak with him in a dream H2472.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:1 -

[fn]If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams H2472 arises among you and gives you a sign or a wonder,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:3 - you shall not listen to the words of that prophet or dreamer of dreams H2472; for the LORD your God is testing you to find out whether you love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:5 - “But that prophet or that dreamer of dreams H2472 shall be put to death, because he has spoken falsely against the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt and redeemed you from the house of [fn]slavery, to drive you from the way in which the LORD your God commanded you to walk. So you shall eliminate the evil from among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:13 - When Gideon came, behold, a man was relating a dream H2472 to his friend. And he said, “Behold, I [fn]had a dream H2472; [fn]a loaf of barley bread was tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came to the tent and struck it so that it fell, and turned it [fn]upside down so that the tent collapsed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:15 -

When Gideon heard the account of the dream H2472 and its interpretation, he bowed in worship. Then he returned to the camp of Israel and said, “Arise, for the LORD has handed over to you the camp of Midian!”

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:6 - So Saul inquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him, either in dreams H2472, or by the Urim, or by the prophets.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:15 -

And Samuel said to Saul, “Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?” Saul replied, “I am very distressed, for the Philistines are waging war against me, and God has abandoned me and no longer answers me, either through prophets or in dreams H2472; therefore I have called you, so that you may let me know what I should do.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:5 - In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream H2472 at night; and God said, “Ask what you wish Me to give you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:15 -

Then Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a dream H2472. And he came to Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and offered burnt offerings and made peace offerings, and held a feast for all his servants.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:14 -

Then You frighten me with dreams H2472,

And terrify me by visions,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:8 -

“He flies away like a dream H2472, and they cannot find him;

Like a vision of the night he is chased away.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:15 -

“In a dream H2472, a vision of the night,

When deep sleep falls on people,

While they slumber in their beds,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:20 -

Like a dream H2472 when one awakes,

Lord, when stirred, You will despise their image.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:3 - For the dream H2472 comes through much [fn]effort, and the voice of a fool through many words.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:7 - For in many dreams H2472 and in many words there is futility. Rather, [fn]fear God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:7 -

And the multitude of all the nations who wage war against [fn]Ariel,

Even all who wage war against her and her stronghold, and who distress her,

Will be like a dream H2472, a vision of the night.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:27 - who intend to make My people forget My name by their dreams H2472 which they report to one another, just as their fathers forgot My name because of Baal?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:28 - “The prophet who has a dream H2472 may report his dream H2472, but let him who has My word speak My word truthfully. What does straw have in common with grain?” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:32 - “Behold, I am against those who have prophesied false dreams H2472,” declares the LORD, “and reported them and led My people astray by their lies and reckless boasting; yet I did not send them nor command them, nor do they provide this people the slightest benefit,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:9 - ‘And as for you, do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your [fn]dreamers H2472, your soothsayers, or your sorcerers who talk to you, saying, “You will not serve the king of Babylon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:8 - “For this is what the LORD of armies, the God of Israel says: ‘Do not let your prophets who are in your midst or your diviners deceive you, and do not listen to their interpretations of your dreams H2472 which you dream.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:17 -

And as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in every kind of [fn]literature and expertise; Daniel even understood all kinds of visions and dreams H2472.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:1 -

Now in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar [fn]had dreams H2472; and his spirit was troubled and his sleep [fn]left him.

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