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Lexicon :: Strong's H2483 - ḥŏlî

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 655a

Strong’s Definitions

חֳלִי chŏlîy, khol-ee'; from H2470; malady, anxiety, calamity:—disease, grief, (is) sick(-ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H2483 in the following manner: sickness (12x), disease (7x), grief (4x), sick (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H2483 in the following manner: sickness (12x), disease (7x), grief (4x), sick (1x).
  1. sickness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֳלִי chŏlîy, khol-ee'; from H2470; malady, anxiety, calamity:—disease, grief, (is) sick(-ness).
STRONGS H2483: Abbreviations
חֳלִי noun masculineDeuteronomy 28:59 sickness, חֳלִי Deuteronomy 28:61 + 8 times; חֹ֑לִי Deuteronomy 7:15 + 2 times; suffix חָלְיוֺ Isaiah 38:9 + 7 times + Ecclesiastes 5:16 (where strike out suffix, compare Vrss Now); plural חֳלָיִם Deuteronomy 28:59, חֳלָיִים 2 Chronicles 21:15, חֳלָיֵנוּ Isaiah 53:4; — sickness, disease Deuteronomy 7:15; Deuteronomy 28:59, 61; 1 Kings 17:17; 2 Kings 1:2; 2 Kings 8:8, 9; 2 Kings 13:14; Isaiah 38:9; 2 Chronicles 16:12 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 21:15 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 21:19; Psalm 41:4; Ecclesiastes 6:2; of the suffering servant of י׳ Isaiah 53:3, 4 (in both || מַכְאֹב); of rich man Ecclesiastes 5:16 (read וָחֳלִי see above); incurable disease מַרְפֵּא לְאֵין ח׳ 2 Chronicles 21:18; recover from sickness חיה מֵחלי Isaiah 38:9; metaphor of distress of land Hosea 5:13 (|| מָזוֺר), Isaiah 1:5; Jeremiah 10:19; = wound, of violence in Jerusalem Jeremiah 6:7 (|| מַכָּה).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:15; 7:15; 28:59; 28:59; 28:59; 28:61; 28:61

1 Kings


2 Kings

1:2; 8:8; 8:9; 13:14

2 Chronicles

16:12; 21:15; 21:15; 21:18; 21:19




5:16; 5:16; 6:2


1:5; 38:9; 38:9; 38:9; 53:3; 53:4; 53:4


6:7; 10:19




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2483 matches the Hebrew חֳלִי (ḥŏlî),
which occurs 24 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:15 - “And the LORD will remove from you all sickness H2483; and He will not inflict upon you any of the harmful diseases of Egypt which you have known, but He will give them to all who hate you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:59 - then the LORD will bring extraordinary plagues on you and [fn]your descendants, [fn]severe and lasting plagues, and miserable and chronic sicknesses H2483.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:61 - “Also every sickness H2483 and every plague, which are not written in the book of this Law, the LORD will bring on you until you are destroyed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:17 -

Now it happened after these things that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became sick; and his [fn]condition H2483 became very grave, until at the end [fn]he was no longer breathing.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:2 - And Ahaziah fell through the window lattice in his upper chamber which was in Samaria, and became ill. So he sent messengers and said to them, “Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I will recover from this sickness H2483.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:8 - And the king said to Hazael, “Take a gift in your hand and go to meet the man of God, and inquire of the LORD by him, saying, ‘Will I recover from this sickness H2483?’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:9 - So Hazael went to meet him and took a gift in his hand, even every kind of good thing of Damascus, forty camels’ loads; and he came and stood before him and said, “Your son Ben-hadad king of Aram has sent me to you, saying, ‘Will I recover from this sickness H2483?’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:14 -

When Elisha [fn]became sick with the illness H2483 of which he was to die, Joash the king of Israel came down to him, and wept over [fn]him and said, “My father, my father, the chariots of Israel and its horsemen!”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:12 - In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa became diseased in his feet. His disease H2483 was severe, yet even in his disease H2483 he did not seek the LORD, but the physicians.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:15 - and you will suffer [fn]severe sickness H2483, a disease of your bowels, until your bowels come out because of the sickness H2483, day by day.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:18 -

So after all this the LORD struck him in his intestines with an incurable sickness H2483.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:19 - Now it came about in the course of time, at the end of two years, that his bowels came out because of his sickness H2483, and he died in great pain. And his people did not make a funeral fire for him like the fire for his fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:3 -

The LORD will sustain him upon his sickbed;

In his illness H2483, You [fn]restore him to health.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:17 - All his life he also eats in darkness with great irritation, sickness H2483, and anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:2 - a person to whom God has given riches, wealth, and honor, so that his soul lacks nothing of all that he desires, yet God has not given him the opportunity to [fn]enjoy these things, but a foreigner [fn]enjoys them. This is futility and a severe affliction H2483.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:5 -

Where will you be stricken again,

As you continue in your rebellion?

The entire head is sick H2483

And the entire heart is faint.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:9 -

This is a writing of Hezekiah king of Judah after his illness H2483 and [fn]recovery:

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:3 -

He was despised and abandoned by men,

A man of [fn]great pain and familiar with sickness H2483;

And like one from whom people hide their faces,

He was despised, and we had no regard for Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:4 -

However, it was our sicknesses H2483 that He Himself bore,

And our pains that He carried;

Yet we ourselves assumed that He had been afflicted,

Struck down by God, and humiliated.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:7 -

“As a well [fn]keeps its waters fresh,

So she [fn]keeps fresh her wickedness.

Violence and destruction are heard in her;

Sickness H2483 and wounds are constantly before Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:19 -

Woe to me, because of my [fn]injury!

My wound is incurable.

But I said, “This certainly is a sickness H2483,

And I must endure it.”

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:13 -

When Ephraim saw his sickness H2483,

And Judah his [fn]sore,

Ephraim then went to Assyria

And sent word to [fn]King Jareb.

But he is unable to heal you,

Or to cure you of your [fn]sore.

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