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Lexicon :: Strong's H2491 - ḥālāl

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Part of Speech
adjective, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 660a

Strong’s Definitions

חָלָל châlâl, khaw-lawl'; from H2490; pierced (especially to death); figuratively, polluted:—kill, profane, slain (man), × slew, (deadly) wounded.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 94x

The KJV translates Strong's H2491 in the following manner: slay (78x), wounded (10x), profane (3x), kill (2x), slain man (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 94x
The KJV translates Strong's H2491 in the following manner: slay (78x), wounded (10x), profane (3x), kill (2x), slain man (1x).
masculine noun
  1. slain, fatally wounded, pierced

    1. pierced, fatally wounded

    2. slain

  2. (CLBL) profaned

    1. defiled, profaned (by divorce)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָלָל châlâl, khaw-lawl'; from H2490; pierced (especially to death); figuratively, polluted:—kill, profane, slain (man), × slew, (deadly) wounded.
STRONGS H2491: Abbreviations
† I. חָלָל 90 noun masculine pierced, ח׳ absolute Deuteronomy 21:1 + 25 times; construct חֲלַל Numbers 19:16; plural חֲלָלִים Numbers 23:24 + 28 times; construct חַלְלֵי Isaiah 22:2 + 21 times; suffix חֲלָלֶיךָ Psalm 69:27, etc. + 11 times suffixes; —
1. pierced, fatally wounded Psalm 69:27; Jeremiah 51:52; Ezekiel 26:15; Ezekiel 30:24; Lamentations 2:12. Elsewhere
2. slain Numbers 19:18; Numbers 31:8, 19 (P), etc.; singular collective 2 Samuel 23:8, 18 = 1 Chronicles 11:11, 20; Ezekiel 6:7; Ezekiel 30:11, etc., but usually plural 1 Samuel 17:52 (RV wounded) Jeremiah 51:49, etc.; † חַלְלֵי חֶרֶב Isaiah 22:2; Jeremiah 14:18; Ezekiel 31:17, 18; Ezekiel 32:20, 21, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32; Zephaniah 2:12; Lamentations 4:9; חַלְלֵי רעב Lamentations 4:9; חַלְלֵי יהוה Isaiah 66:16; Jeremiah 25:33.

† II. חָלָל adjective profaned; — חָלָל רָשָׁע (read construct חֲלַל SS) profaned, dishonoured wicked one Ezekiel 21:30 (so AV Thes MV SS Co Or; but RV H" deadly wounded, Ew Sm fallen, slain); plural construct חַלְלֵי רְשָׁעִים Ezekiel 21:34; feminine singular חֲלָלָה of woman sexually dishonoured Leviticus 21:7, 14 (H; || זָנָה).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


21:7; 21:14


19:16; 19:18; 23:24; 31:8; 31:19



1 Samuel


2 Samuel

23:8; 23:18

1 Chronicles

11:11; 11:20


69:27; 69:27


22:2; 22:2; 66:16


14:18; 25:33; 51:49; 51:52


2:12; 4:9; 4:9


6:7; 21:30; 26:15; 30:11; 30:24; 31:17; 31:18; 32:20; 32:21; 32:25; 32:28; 32:29; 32:30; 32:31; 32:32




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2491 matches the Hebrew חָלָל (ḥālāl),
which occurs 94 times in 85 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 34:27–Jer 51:49)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:27 - Jacob’s sons came upon those killed H2491 and looted the city, because they had defiled their sister.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:7 - ‘They shall not take a woman who is a prostitute and [fn]profaned H2491, nor shall they take a woman divorced from her husband; for he is holy to his God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:14 - ‘A widow, or a divorced woman, or one who is profaned H2491 by prostitution, these he shall not take; but rather he is to [fn]marry a virgin of his own people,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:16 - ‘Also, anyone who in the open field touches one H2491 who has been killed H2491 with a sword or one who has died naturally, or touches a human bone or a grave, will be unclean for seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:18 - ‘And a clean person shall take hyssop and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it on the tent, on all the furnishings, on the persons who were there, and on the one who touched the bone or the one H2491 who was killed H2491 or the one who died naturally, or the grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:24 - “Behold, a people rises like a lioness,
And like a lion it raises itself;
It will not lie down until it devours the prey,
And drinks the blood of those slain H2491.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:8 - They killed the kings of Midian along with the rest of those killed H2491: Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba, the five kings of Midian. They also killed Balaam the son of Beor with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:19 - “And as for you, camp outside the camp for seven days; whoever has killed a person and whoever has touched anyone killed H2491, purify yourselves, you and your captives, on the third day and on the seventh day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:1 - “If a person who has been killed H2491 by someone is found lying in the open country in the land which the LORD your God is giving you to [fn]possess, and it is not known who struck him,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:2 - then your elders and your judges shall go out and measure the distance to the cities which are around the one H2491 who was killed H2491.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:3 - “And it shall be that the city which is nearest to the person H2491 killed H2491, that is, that the elders of that city shall take a heifer of the herd that has not been worked [fn]and has not pulled in a yoke;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:6 - “And all the elders of that city [fn]which is nearest to the person H2491 killed H2491 shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:42 - ‘I will make My arrows drunk with blood,
And My sword will devour flesh,
With the blood of the slain H2491 and the captives,
From the long-haired [fn]leaders of the enemy.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:6 - Yet the LORD said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid because of them, for tomorrow at this time I am going to turn all of them over to Israel as good as dead H2491; you shall hamstring their horses and burn their chariots with fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:22 - The sons of Israel also killed Balaam the son of Beor, the diviner, with the sword among the rest of their dead H2491.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:40 - But Abimelech chased him, and he fled from him; and many fell wounded H2491 up to the entrance of the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:24 - When the people saw him, they praised their god, for they said,
“Our god has handed our enemy over to us,
Even the destroyer of our country,
Who has killed H2491 many of us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:31 - When the sons of Benjamin went out against the people, they were lured away from the city, and they began to strike and kill some of the people as at other times, on the roads (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 - Then the men of Israel turned in the battle, and Benjamin began to strike and kill H2491 about thirty men of Israel, for they said, “Undoubtedly they are [fn]defeated before us, as in the first battle.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:52 - Then the men of Israel and Judah rose up and shouted, and they pursued the Philistines [fn]as far as the valley, and to the gates of Ekron. And the Philistine dead H2491 [fn]lay along the way to Shaaraim, even to Gath and Ekron.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:1 - Now the Philistines were fighting against Israel, and the men of Israel fled from the Philistines but fell fatally H2491 wounded H2491 on Mount Gilboa.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:8 - It came about on the next day, when the Philistines came to strip those killed H2491, that they found Saul and his three sons fallen on Mount Gilboa.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:19 - [fn]Your beauty, Israel, is [fn]slaughtered H2491 on your high places!
How the mighty have fallen!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:22 - “From the blood of those [fn]slaughtered H2491, from the fat of the mighty,
The bow of Jonathan did not turn back,
And the sword of Saul did not return [fn]unstained.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:25 - “How the mighty have fallen in the midst of the battle!
Jonathan is [fn]slaughtered H2491 on your high places.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:8 - These are the names of the mighty men whom David had: Josheb-basshebeth, a Tahchemonite, chief of the [fn]captains; he was called Adino the Eznite because of eight hundred who were killed H2491 by him at one time.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:18 - Now Abishai, the brother of Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was chief of the [fn]thirty. And he swung his spear against three hundred [fn]and killed H2491 them, and had a name [fn]as well as the three.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:15 - For it came about, when David was in Edom and Joab the commander of the army had gone up to bury those killed H2491 in battle, and had struck and killed every male in Edom
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:22 - For many fell mortally H2491 wounded H2491, because the war was of God. And they settled in their place until the exile.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:1 - Now the Philistines fought against Israel, and the men of Israel fled from the Philistines but fell fatally H2491 wounded H2491 on Mount Gilboa.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:8 - It came about the next day, when the Philistines came to strip those killed H2491, that they found Saul and his sons fallen on Mount Gilboa.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:11 - These constitute the list of David’s mighty men: Jashobeam, the son of a Hachmonite, the chief of the thirty; he wielded his spear against three hundred [fn]whom he killed H2491 at one time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:20 - As for [fn]Abshai the brother of Joab, he was chief of the [fn]thirty, and he wielded his spear against three hundred [fn]and killed H2491 them; and he had a name [fn]as well as the [fn]thirty.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:17 - Abijah and his people defeated them with a great slaughter, so that five hundred thousand chosen men of Israel fell slain H2491.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:12 - “From the city people groan,
And the souls of the wounded H2491 cry for help;
Yet God does not pay attention to the offensiveness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:30 - “His young ones also lick up blood greedily;
And where the slain H2491 are, there he is.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:26 - For they have persecuted him whom You Yourself struck,
And they tell of the pain of those whom You have [fn]wounded H2491.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:5 - [fn]Abandoned among the dead,
Like the slain H2491 who lie in the grave,
Whom You no longer remember,
And they are cut off from Your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:10 - You Yourself crushed [fn]Rahab like one who is slain H2491;
You scattered Your enemies with [fn]Your mighty arm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:26 - For many are the [fn]victims H2491 she has brought to ruin,
And numerous are all those slaughtered by her.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:2 - You who were full of noise,
You tumultuous town, you jubilant city;
Your dead H2491 were not killed H2491 with the sword,
Nor [fn]did they die in battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:3 - So their slain H2491 will be thrown out,
And their corpses [fn]will give off their stench,
And the mountains will [fn]be drenched with their blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:16 - For the LORD will execute judgment by fire
And by His sword on [fn]humanity,
And those put H2491 to H2491 death H2491 by the LORD will be many.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:1 - [fn]Oh, that my head were waters
And my eyes a fountain of tears,
That I might weep day and night
For those slain H2491 of the daughter of my people!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:18 - ‘If I go out to the country,
There are those killed H2491 by the sword!
Or if I enter the city,
There are diseases from famine!
For both prophet and priest
Have wandered around in the land that they do not know.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:33 - “Those put H2491 to H2491 death H2491 by the LORD on that day will be from one end of the earth to the [fn]other. They will not be mourned, gathered, or buried; they will be like dung on the face of the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:9 - Now as for the cistern where Ishmael had thrown all the bodies of the men whom he had struck and killed [fn]because of Gedaliah, it was the one that King Asa had constructed on account of Baasha, king of Israel; Ishmael the son of Nethaniah filled it with the dead H2491.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:4 - “They will fall down [fn]dead H2491 in the land of the Chaldeans,
And pierced through in their streets.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:47 - Therefore behold, days are coming
When I will punish the idols of Babylon;
And her whole land will be put to shame.
And all her slain H2491 will fall in her midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:49 - Indeed, Babylon is to fall for the slain H2491 of Israel,
As the slain H2491 of all the earth have also fallen for Babylon.

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