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Lexicon :: Strong's H2483 - ḥŏlî

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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 take away from you all sickness; and none of the evil diseases of Egypt, which you knew, will he inflict upon you, but he will lay them upon all who hate you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:59 - then the LORD will bring on you and your offspring extraordinary afflictions, afflictions severe and lasting, and sicknesses grievous and lasting.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:61 - Every sickness also, and every affliction which is not recorded in the book of this law, the LORD will bring upon you, until you are destroyed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:17 - After this the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became ill; and his illness was so severe that there was no breath left in him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:2 - Now Ahazi'ah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber in Sama'ria, and lay sick; so he sent messengers, telling them, "Go, inquire of Ba'al-ze'bub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover from this sickness."
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:8 - the king said to Haz'ael, "Take a present with you and go to meet the man of God, and inquire of the LORD through him, saying, 'Shall I recover from this sickness?'"
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:9 - So Haz'ael went to meet him, and took a present with him, all kinds of goods of Damascus, forty camel loads. When he came and stood before him, he said, "Your son Ben-ha'dad king of Syria has sent me to you, saying, 'Shall I recover from this sickness?'"
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:14 - Now when Eli'sha had fallen sick with the illness of which he was to die, Jo'ash king of Israel went down to him, and wept before him, crying, "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 was diseased in his feet, and his disease became severe; yet even in his disease he did not seek the LORD, but sought help from physicians.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:15 - and you yourself will have a severe sickness with a disease of your bowels, until your bowels come out because of the disease, day by day.'"
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:18 - And after all this the LORD smote him in his bowels with an incurable disease.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:19 - In course of time, at the end of two years, his bowels came out because of the disease, and he died in great agony. His people made no fire in his honor, like the fires made for his fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:3 - The LORD sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness thou healest all his infirmities.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:17 - and spent all his days in darkness and grief, in much vexation and sickness and resentment?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:2 - a man to whom God gives wealth, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing of all that he desires, yet God does not give him power to enjoy them, but a stranger enjoys them; this is vanity; it is a sore affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:5 - Why will you still be smitten, that you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:9 - A writing of Hezeki'ah king of Judah, after he had been sick and had recovered from his sickness:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:3 - He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:4 - Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:7 - As a well keeps its water fresh, so she keeps fresh her wickedness; violence and destruction are heard within her; sickness and wounds are ever before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:19 - Woe is me because of my hurt! My wound is grievous. But I said, "Truly this is an affliction, and I must bear it."
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:13 - When E'phraim saw his sickness, and Judah his wound, then E'phraim went to Assyria, and sent to the great king. But he is not able to cure you or heal your wound.
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