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Lexicon :: Strong's H2490 - ḥālal

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [compare חָלָה (H2470)]
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TWOT Reference: 660,661

Strong’s Definitions

חָלַל châlal, khaw-lal'; a primitive root (compare H2470); also denominative (from H2485) properly, to bore, i.e. (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively, to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by an 'opening wedge'); to play (the flute):—begin (× men began), defile, × break, defile, × eat (as common things), × first, × gather the grape thereof, × take inheritance, pipe, player on instruments, pollute, (cast as) profane (self), prostitute, slay (slain), sorrow, stain, wound.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 141x

The KJV translates Strong's H2490 in the following manner: begin (52x), profane (36x), pollute (23x), defile (9x), break (4x), wounded (3x), eat (2x), slay (2x), first (1x), gather grapes (1x), inheritance (1x), began men (1x), piped (1x), players (1x), prostitute (1x), sorrow (1x), stain (1x), eat as common things (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 141x
The KJV translates Strong's H2490 in the following manner: begin (52x), profane (36x), pollute (23x), defile (9x), break (4x), wounded (3x), eat (2x), slay (2x), first (1x), gather grapes (1x), inheritance (1x), began men (1x), piped (1x), players (1x), prostitute (1x), sorrow (1x), stain (1x), eat as common things (1x).
  1. to profane, defile, pollute, desecrate, begin

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to profane oneself, defile oneself, pollute oneself

        1. ritually

        2. sexually

      2. to be polluted, be defiled

    2. (Piel)

      1. to profane, make common, defile, pollute

      2. to violate the honour of, dishonour

      3. to violate (a covenant)

      4. to treat as common

    3. (Pual) to profane (name of God)

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to let be profaned

      2. to begin

    5. (Hophal) to be begun

  2. to wound (fatally), bore through, pierce, bore

    1. (Qal) to pierce

    2. (Pual) to be slain

    3. (Poel) to wound, pierce

    4. (Poal) to be wounded

  3. (Piel) to play the flute or pipe

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָלַל châlal, khaw-lal'; a primitive root (compare H2470); also denominative (from H2485) properly, to bore, i.e. (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively, to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by an 'opening wedge'); to play (the flute):—begin (× men began), defile, × break, defile, × eat (as common things), × first, × gather the grape thereof, × take inheritance, pipe, player on instruments, pollute, (cast as) profane (self), prostitute, slay (slain), sorrow, stain, wound.
STRONGS H2490: Abbreviations
† I. חָלַל verb bore, pierce (Arabic خَلَّ perforate, pierce through, transfix, Ethiopic ሐለት፡ (hollow) read; Aramaic חֲלַל hollow out, חֲלִילָא pipe; Hylo adjective hollow, Hlxo cave, aXtleo sheath, etc.; Late Hebrew in derivatives חָלָל noun hollow, adjective slain, חָלִיל pipe); —
Qal Perfect לִבִּי חָלַל בְּקִרְבִּי my heart is pierced (wounded) within me Psalm 109:22 (? literally one has pierced my heart; or read Pu. חֻלַּל ?); Infinitive construct חַלּוֺתִי הִיא Psalm 77:11 it is my piercing, my wound (my woe, my cross; so Ew Hi De Bae MV SS Köi. 341, but Hup Pe Bi Che read חֲלוֺתִי my sickness).
Pi. Participle plural (Baer) בְּיַד מְחַללֶי֑ךָ Ezekiel 28:9 in the hand of the ones wounding thee (Sm Co read מְחוֺלְלֶ֑ךָ).
Pu. Participle מְחֻלֲלֵי חֶרֶב pierced by the sword Ezekiel 32:26.
Po`el Perfect 3rd person feminine singular חֹלֲלָה יָדוֺ נָחָשׁ בָּרִחַ Job 26:13 his hand pierced the fleeing serpent; Participle feminine מְחוֺלֶלֶת תַּנִּין Isaiah 51:9 who pierced the dragon.
Po`al Participle מִפְּשָׁעֵינוּ מֲחֹלָל Isaiah 53:5 pierced, wounded because of our transgressions (of the servant of י׳, || מְדֻכָּא מֵעֲוֺנֹתֵינוּ).

† II. [חלל] verb denominative play the pipe, pipe
Qal Participle plural וְשָׁרִים כְּחֹלֲלִים Psalm 87:7 as well the singers as the pipe-players, compare AV; < RV Pe De Che Bae and others
Polel Participle from 1. חוּל dancers.
Pi. Participle וְהָעָם מְחַלְּלִים בַּחֲלִלִים 1 Kings 1:40 and the people piped with pipes (compare Assyrian ḫâlalu, according to Dl in ZimBP 117).

† III. [חָלַל] verb pollute, defile, profane;
Hiph. also begin (literally untie, loosen, open, see Arabic) (Arabic حَلَّ untie, undo, become free, lawful, free from obligation or tie; IV. make lawful; x. esteem lawful or free, profane, desecrate, violate; Late Hebrew חלל be profane, desecrated (also Pi. Hiph. transitive), compare Aramaic חֲלַל Lelfo Pa. is purify, LeoAf  Aph. is profane) —
Niph. Perfect נִחָ֑ל Ezekiel 25:3, נִחַלְתְּ (־תִּי Co) Ezekiel 22:16, נִחֲלוּ Ezekiel 7:24; Imperfect יֵחָ֑ל Isaiah 48:11, תֵּחֵל Leviticus 21:9, וָאֵחַל Ezekiel 22:26; Infinitive הֵחֵל Ezekiel 20:9, 14, 22, suffix לְהֵחַלּוֺ Leviticus 21:4. —
1. reflex. pollute, defile oneself
a. ritually, by contact with dead || טמא, Leviticus 21:4 (H).
b. sexually || זנה Leviticus 21:9 (H).
2. Passive, be polluted, defiled, of holy places Ezekiel 7:24; Ezekiel 25:3, name of God Ezekiel 20:9, 14, 22; Isaiah 48:11 and even God himself Ezekiel 22:16, 26.
Pi. Perfect חִלֵּל Leviticus 19:8 + 3 times; suffix חִלִּלוֺ Deuteronomy 20:6; 2nd person masculine singular חִלַּלְתָּ Genesis 49:4 + 3 times; 2nd person feminine singular חִלָּ֑֔לְתְּ Ezekiel 22:8; 3rd person plural suffix חִלְּלוּהֻ֯ Ezekiel 7:21 etc., + 16 times Perfect; Imperfect יְחַלֵּל Leviticus 21:12, 15, 23; suffix יְחַלְּלֶנּוּ Deuteronomy 20:6; plural יְחַלְּלוּ Leviticus 21:6 + 4 times, יְחַלֵּ֑לוּ Psalm 89:32 etc., + 13 times Imperfect; Infinitive חַלֵּל Amos 2:7 + 4 times; חַלְּלוֺ Ezekiel 23:39 + 4 times; חַלְּלָם Jeremiah 16:18; Participle מְחַלֵּל Ezekiel 24:21 plural מְחַלְּלִים Malachi 1:12; Nehemiah 13:17; suffix מְחַלֲלֶיהָ Exodus 31:14; feminine מְחַלֶּלֶת Leviticus 21:9; —
1. defile, pollute:
a. sexually, Genesis 49:4 (poem) = 1 Chronicles 5:1 (the father's bed); a woman = זנה Leviticus 19:29; Leviticus 21:9 (H); זַרְעוֺ Leviticus 21:15 (H).
b. ceremonially, profane, the altar by a tool Exodus 20:25 (JE); sacred places Leviticus 21:12, 23 (H), Ezekiel 7:21, 22 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 23:39; Ezekiel 24:21; Ezekiel 44:7; Zephaniah 3:4; Malachi 2:11; Psalm 74:7; Daniel 11:31; the holy land Jeremiah 16:18; sacred things Leviticus 19:8; Leviticus 22:9, 15 (H) Numbers 18:32 (P) Ezekiel 22:26; the sabbath Exodus 31:14 (P), Isaiah 56:2, 6; Ezekiel 20:13, 16, 21, 24; Ezekiel 22:8; Ezekiel 23:38; Nehemiah 13:17, 18; and so the sanctity of the prince of Tyre who made himself God, and his holy places, Ezekiel 28:7, 16, 18.
d. י׳ defiles or profanes his inheritance by giving it over to Babylon Isaiah 47:6; the princes of the sanctuary by giving them to Chaldeans Isaiah 43:28.
2. violate the honour of, dishonour, י׳ subject crown of Davidic kingdom Psalm 89:40 (followed by לארץ pregnantly), kingdom of Judah Lamentations 2:2; the גאון בל צבי Isaiah 23:9.
3. violate a covenant Psalm 55:21; Psalm 89:35; Malachi 2:10, the חקות of God Psalm 89:32.
4. treat a vineyard as common (see חֹל) by beginning to use its fruit Deuteronomy 20:6 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 28:30; Jeremiah 31:5 (see the law Leviticus 19:23-25, H).
Pu. Participle בַּגּוֺיִם שְׁמִי הַגָּדוֺל הַמְֿחֻלָּל Ezekiel 36:23 my great name which is profaned among the nations.
1. a. Imperfect אֶתשֶֿׁםקָֿדְשִׁי עוֺד לֹא אַחֵל Ezekiel 39:7 I will not let my holy name be profaned any more.
b. לֹא יַחֵל דְּבָרוֺ he shall not violate his word Numbers 30:3 (P).
2. begin, Perfect הֵחֵל Genesis 6:1 + 15 times, הֵ֫חֵלָּה Judges 20:40, הַחִלּוֺתָ Deuteronomy 3:24; Esther 6:13, הַחִלֹּתִי Deuteronomy 2:31; 1 Samuel 22:15, הֵחֵ֫לּוּ Ezra 3:6 + 6 times; Imperfect יָחֵל Judges 10:18; Judges 13:5, וַיָּ֫חֶל Genesis 9:20 + 5 times, 3rd person feminine singular וַ֫תָּחֶל Judges 13:25; Judges 16:19, 2nd person masculine singular תָּחֵל Deuteronomy 16:9, אָחֵל Deuteronomy 2:25; Joshua 3:7, וַיָּחֵ֫לּוּ Judges 20:31 + 3 times, וַתְּחִלֶּינָה Genesis 41:54, תָּחֵ֫לּוּ Ezekiel 9:6; Imperative הָחֵל Deuteronomy 2:24, 31; Infinitive construct הָחֵל 1 Samuel 3:12 + 2 times; suffix הַחִלָּם Genesis 11:6; Participle מֵחַל Jeremiah 25:29; — begin, Numbers 17:11; Numbers 17:12 (P) Deuteronomy 16:9; 2 Chronicles 29:27 (twice in verse); so 2 Samuel 24:15 Greek Version of the LXX We Dr (Greek Version of the LXX inserts וְהַמַּגֵּפָה הֵחֵ֫לָּה בָּעָם before וַיָּ֫מָת); with Infinitive (ל) begin to Genesis 41:54 (E), Genesis 6:1; Genesis 10:8 = 1 Chronicles 1:10; Genesis 11:6; Numbers 25:1 (all J), Deuteronomy 2:25, 31; Deuteronomy 3:24; Deuteronomy 16:9; Joshua 3:7 (D), Judges 10:18; Judges 13:5, 25; Judges 16:19, 22; Judges 20:31, 39, 40; 1 Samuel 3:2; 1 Samuel 14:35; 1 Samuel 22:15; 2 Kings 10:32; 2 Kings 15:37; 1 Chronicles 27:24; 2 Chronicles 3:1, 2; 29:17; 31:7, 10, 21; 34:3 (twice in verse); Ezra 3:6; Nehemiah 4:1; Esther 6:13; Esther 9:23; Jeremiah 25:29; Jonah 3:4; with ו consecutive Genesis 9:20 (J), Ezra 3:8; with בְּ begin with Genesis 44:12 (J), Ezekiel 9:6; 2 Chronicles 20:22; so 2 Samuel 24:5, read וַיָּחֵ֫לּוּ for וַיַּחֲנוּ LXX of Lucian (Lag.) We Dr.; with מן begin from Ezekiel 9:6; הָחֵל רָשׁ begin! possess! Deuteronomy 2:24, 31; הָחֵל וְכַלֵּה beginning and ending 1 Samuel 3:12 (i.e. accomplishing my full purpose, see Dr).
Hoph. Perfect אָז הוּחַל לִקְראֹ בְּשֵׁם י׳ then it was begun (= men began) to call on the name of י׳ Genesis 4:26 (J).
Note.וַיָּחֵלּוּ מְעַט מִמַּשָּׂא Hosea 8:10 begin to be minished by reason of the burden RV Hi and others; Wü Now read וְיָחִלוּ (I. חול, חיל) — for omission of daghesh see also וְיָחֵלוּ of Babylonian Manuscript — shall be in anguish a little for the burden, so Ra AV; Ew וְיָחִלוּ that they may wait (?) a little; Greek Version of the LXX וחדלו מעט ממשׁח cease a little from anointing, so Che We, this probably best.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:26; 6:1; 6:1; 9:20; 9:20; 10:8; 11:6; 11:6; 41:54; 41:54; 44:12; 49:4; 49:4


20:25; 31:14; 31:14


18:21; 19:8; 19:8; 19:12; 19:23; 19:24; 19:25; 19:29; 20:3; 21:4; 21:4; 21:6; 21:6; 21:9; 21:9; 21:9; 21:9; 21:12; 21:12; 21:15; 21:15; 21:23; 21:23; 22:2; 22:9; 22:15; 22:32


17:11; 17:12; 18:32; 25:1; 30:3


2:24; 2:24; 2:25; 2:25; 2:31; 2:31; 2:31; 2:31; 3:24; 3:24; 16:9; 16:9; 16:9; 20:6; 20:6; 20:6; 28:30


3:7; 3:7


10:18; 10:18; 13:5; 13:5; 13:25; 13:25; 16:19; 16:19; 16:22; 20:31; 20:31; 20:39; 20:40; 20:40

1 Samuel

3:2; 3:12; 3:12; 14:35; 22:15; 22:15

2 Samuel

24:5; 24:15

1 Kings


2 Kings

10:32; 15:37

1 Chronicles

1:10; 5:1; 27:24

2 Chronicles

3:1; 3:2; 20:22; 29:17; 29:27; 31:7; 31:10; 31:21; 34:3


3:6; 3:6; 3:8


4:1; 13:17; 13:17; 13:18


6:13; 6:13; 9:23




55:21; 74:7; 77:11; 87:7; 89:32; 89:32; 89:35; 89:40; 109:22


23:9; 43:28; 47:6; 48:11; 48:11; 51:9; 53:5; 56:2; 56:6


16:18; 16:18; 25:29; 25:29; 31:5; 34:16




7:21; 7:21; 7:22; 7:24; 7:24; 9:6; 9:6; 9:6; 13:19; 20:9; 20:9; 20:13; 20:14; 20:14; 20:16; 20:21; 20:22; 20:22; 20:24; 20:39; 22:8; 22:8; 22:16; 22:16; 22:26; 22:26; 22:26; 23:38; 23:39; 23:39; 24:21; 24:21; 25:3; 25:3; 28:7; 28:9; 28:16; 28:18; 32:26; 36:20; 36:21; 36:22; 36:23; 36:23; 39:7; 44:7






2:7; 2:7






1:12; 1:12; 2:10; 2:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2490 matches the Hebrew חָלַל (ḥālal),
which occurs 143 times in 132 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 4:26–1Sa 22:15)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:26 - And to Seth, to him also, a son was born; and he called his name Enosh. Then men began H2490 to call [fn]upon the name of Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:1 -

Now it happened, when men began H2490 to multiply on the face of the land, and daughters were born to them,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:20 -

Then Noah began H2490 to be [fn]a man of the land and planted a vineyard.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:8 - Now Cush [fn]was the father of Nimrod; he began H2490 to be a mighty one on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:6 - And Yahweh said, “Behold, they are one people, and they all have [fn]the same language. And this is what they have begun H2490 to do. So now nothing which they purpose to do will be [fn]impossible for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:54 - and the seven years of famine began H2490 to come, just as Joseph had said. So there was famine in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:12 - So he searched, beginning H2490 with the oldest and ending with the youngest, and the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:4 -

[fn]Uncontrolled as water, you shall not have preeminence,

Because you went up to your father’s bed;

Then you defiled H2490 it—he went up to my couch.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:25 - ‘And if you make an altar of stone for Me, you shall not build it of cut stones, for if you wield your tool on it, you will profane H2490 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:14 - ‘Therefore you shall keep the sabbath, for it is holy to you. Everyone who profanes H2490 it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does any work on it, that person shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:21 - ‘And you shall not give any of your seed to pass them over to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God; I am Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:8 - ‘And everyone who eats it will bear his iniquity, for he has profaned H2490 the holy thing of Yahweh; and that person shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:12 - ‘And you shall not swear falsely by My name, so as to profane the name of your God; I am Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:29 -

‘Do not [fn]profane your daughter by making her a harlot, so that the land will not fall to harlotry and the land become full of lewdness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:3 - ‘I will also set My face against that man and will cut him off from among his people because he has given some of those who are his seed to Molech, so as to defile My sanctuary and to profane My holy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:4 - ‘He shall not defile himself as a [fn]relative by marriage among his people, and so profane H2490 himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:6 - ‘They shall be holy to their God and not profane H2490 the name of their God, for they bring near the offerings [fn]to Yahweh by fire, the food of their God; so they shall be holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:9 - ‘Also the daughter of any priest, if she profanes H2490 herself by harlotry, she profanes H2490 her father; she shall be burned with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:12 - nor shall he go out of the sanctuary nor profane H2490 the sanctuary of his God, for the dedication of the anointing oil of his God is on him; I am Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:15 - so that he will not profane H2490 his seed among his people; for I am Yahweh who makes him holy.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:23 - only he shall not go in to the veil or approach the altar because he has a defect, so that he will not profane H2490 My sanctuaries. For I am Yahweh who makes them holy.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:2 - “Tell Aaron and his sons to be careful with the holy gifts of the sons of Israel, which they set apart to Me as holy, so as not to profane H2490 My holy name; I am Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:9 - ‘They shall therefore keep My charge so that they will not bear sin because of it and die thereby because they profane H2490 it; I am Yahweh who makes them holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:15 - ‘They shall not profane H2490 the holy gifts of the sons of Israel which they raise up to Yahweh,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:32 -

“And you shall not profane H2490 My holy name, but I will be treated as holy among the sons of Israel; I am Yahweh who makes you holy,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:46 - And Moses said to Aaron, “Take your censer and put in it fire from the altar, and lay incense on it; then bring it quickly to the congregation and make atonement for them, for wrath has gone forth from Yahweh, the plague has begun H2490!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:47 - Then Aaron took it as Moses had spoken, and ran into the midst of the assembly, for behold, the plague had begun H2490 among the people. So he put on the incense and made atonement for the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:32 - ‘And you will bear no sin by reason of it when you have raised up the [fn]best of it. But you shall not profane H2490 the sacred gifts of the sons of Israel, so that you will not die.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:1 -

And Israel remained at Shittim, and the people began H2490 to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:2 - “If a man makes a vow to Yahweh or swears an oath to bind himself with a binding obligation, he shall not violate H2490 his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:24 - ‘Arise, set out, and pass through the [fn]valley of Arnon. Look! I have given Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land into your hand; begin H2490 to take possession and provoke him to battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:25 - ‘This day I will begin H2490 to put the dread and fear of you [fn]upon the peoples [fn]everywhere under the heavens, who, when they hear the report of you, will tremble and be in anguish because of you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:31 - “And Yahweh said to me, ‘See, I have begun H2490 to give Sihon and his land [fn]over to you. Begin H2490 to possess, so that you may fully possess his land.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:24 - ‘O Lord Yahweh, You have begun H2490 to show Your slave Your greatness and Your strong hand; for what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as Yours?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:9 -

“You shall count seven weeks for yourself; you shall begin H2490 to count seven weeks from the time you begin H2490 to put the sickle to the standing grain.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:6 - ‘Who is the man that has planted a vineyard and has not [fn]begun H2490 to H2490 use H2490 its fruit H2490? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man [fn]begin H2490 to H2490 use H2490 its fruit H2490.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:30 - “You shall betroth a wife, but another man will violate her; you shall build a house, but you will not live in it; you shall plant a vineyard, but you will not [fn]use H2490 its fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:7 -

Then Yahweh said to Joshua, “This day I will begin H2490 to magnify you in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:18 - And the people, the princes of Gilead, said to one another, “Who is the man who will begin H2490 to fight against the sons of Ammon? He shall become head over all the inhabitants of Gilead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:5 - “For behold, you [fn]shall be with child and give birth to a son, and no razor shall come upon his head, for the boy shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb; and he shall begin H2490 to save Israel from the hand of the Philistines.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:25 - And the Spirit of Yahweh began H2490 to stir him in [fn]Mahaneh-dan, between Zorah and Eshtaol.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:19 - Then she made him sleep on her knees and called for a man and had him shave off the seven locks of his head. Then she began H2490 to afflict him, and his strength left him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:22 - However, the hair of his head began H2490 to grow again after it was shaved off.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:31 - So the sons of Benjamin went out to meet the people and were drawn away from the city, and they began H2490 to strike [fn]and slay H2490 some of the people as at other times, on the highways, one of which goes up to Bethel and the other to Gibeah, and in the field, about thirty men of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:39 - So the men of Israel had turned around in the battle, and Benjamin had begun H2490 to strike [fn]and slay H2490 about thirty men of Israel, for they said, “Surely they are [fn]defeated before us, as in the first battle.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:40 - But the cloud began H2490 to rise from the city in a column of smoke, and Benjamin turned behind them; and behold, the whole city was going up in smoke to heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:2 -

And it happened at that time as Eli was lying down in his place (now his eyesight had begun H2490 to fade, and he could not see well),

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:12 - “In that day I will establish against Eli all that I have spoken concerning his house, from beginning H2490 to end.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:35 - And Saul built an altar to Yahweh; it was H2490 the first H2490 altar that he built to Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:15 - “Did I just begin H2490 to ask of God on his behalf today? Far be it from me! Do not let the king impute anything to his servant or to any of the household of my father, for your servant knows nothing small or great of this whole affair.”

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