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Lexicon :: Strong's H2502 - ḥālaṣ

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Strong’s Definitions

חָלַץ châlats, khaw-lats'; a primitive root; to pull off; hence (intensively) to strip, (reflexive) to depart; by implication, to deliver, equip (for fight); present, strengthen:—arm (self), (go, ready) armed (× man, soldier), deliver, draw out, make fat, loose, (ready) prepared, put off, take away, withdraw self.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x

The KJV translates Strong's H2502 in the following manner: deliver (15x), Arm (14x), loose (2x), armed men (2x), prepared (2x), take (2x), army (1x), make fat (1x), put off (1x), delivered out (1x), draw out (1x), armed soldiers (1x), withdrawn (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x
The KJV translates Strong's H2502 in the following manner: deliver (15x), Arm (14x), loose (2x), armed men (2x), prepared (2x), take (2x), army (1x), make fat (1x), put off (1x), delivered out (1x), draw out (1x), armed soldiers (1x), withdrawn (1x).
  1. to remove, draw out, draw off, take off, withdraw, equip (for war), arm for war, rescue, be rescued

    1. (Qal) equipped (participle)

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be equipped

      2. to go equipped

      3. to be armed

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to make strong, brace up

      2. to invigorate

  2. to draw off or out, withdraw

    1. (Qal)

      1. to draw, draw off

      2. to withdraw

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be delivered

      2. to be saved

    3. (Piel)

      1. to pull out, tear out

      2. to rescue, deliver, set free

      3. to take away, plunder

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָלַץ châlats, khaw-lats'; a primitive root; to pull off; hence (intensively) to strip, (reflexive) to depart; by implication, to deliver, equip (for fight); present, strengthen:—arm (self), (go, ready) armed (× man, soldier), deliver, draw out, make fat, loose, (ready) prepared, put off, take away, withdraw self.
† I. חָלַץ verb draw off or out, withdraw, (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic חֲלַץ; Zflo despoil, usually Pa. etc.; Phoenician proper name חלצבעל Baal has rescued, and חלץ alone; Arabic خَلَصَ withdraw, retire) —
Qal Perfect Hosea 5:6; וְחָֽלְצָה consecutive Deuteronomy 25:9; חָֽלְצוּ Lamentations 4:3; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תַּחֲלֹץ; Passive participle construct חֲלוּץ Deuteronomy 25:10; —
1. draw, draw off, with accusative of sandal Deuteronomy 25:9; Isaiah 20:2 (both followed by רֶגֶל with מִן), compare בֵּית חֲלוּץ הַנָּ֑עַל Deuteronomy 25:10; draw out, present the breast, of animal giving suck Lamentations 4:3.
2. intransitive withdraw (himself) followed by מִן Hosea 5:6.
Niph. Perfect be delivered נֶחֱלָ֑ץ Proverbs 11:8 (followed by מִן); Imperfect יֵחָלֵ֑צוּ Proverbs 11:9; יֵחָֽלְצוּן Psalm 60:7Psalm 108:7 (Ges§ 51. 2. R. 2).
Pi. Perfect חִלֵּץ Leviticus 14:43 etc.; Imperfect יְחַלֵּץ Job 36:15; וָאֲחַלְּצָה Psalm 7:5 (but on text see below near the end); suffix אֲחַלָּצְךָ Psalm 50:15; אֲחַלְּצֶ֫ךָּ Psalm 81:8, etc.; Imperative חַלְּצָה Psalm 6:5; חַלְּצֵנִי Psalm 119:153; Psalm 140:2; —
1. pull out, tear out Leviticus 14:40, 43 (P; stones from infested house).
2. rescue, deliver, with object person, but only in poetry; — followed by נפשׁי Psalm 6:5; Psalm 116:8 (מִמָּ֫וֶת); compare Psalm 140:2 (followed by מִן); absolute with accusative Psalm 18:202 Samuel 22:20; Psalm 34:8; Psalm 50:15; Psalm 81:8; Psalm 91:15; Psalm 119:153; Job 36:15; וָאֲחַלְּצָה Psalm 7:5; followed by accusative, but I delivered AV Hup Ri, compare Ew; and spoiled, despoiled Ges Hi De Bae (but this only in Aramaic); < and oppressed (read וָֽֽֽאֶלְחְצָה) Krochm Dy Gr Che; (|| גָּמַלְתִּי רַע).

† II. [חָלַץ] verb equip for war (primary idea of strength, vigour, see Hiph., noun חֲלָצַיִם, and Assyrian ḫalṣu, fortification (SchrCOT Gloss AsrbAnnals ii. 52), compare ḫilṣu, belt, ZehnpfBAS i. 499; Aramaic Zwlo accinctus ad opus, strenuus, aTxvuZwlo fortitudo, strenuitas, Greek ὰνδρεία, > Thes Rob Ges SS who regard as=I. חלץ in sense strip for battle, expeditus) —
Qal only Passive participle חָלוּץ Numbers 32:21 + 7 times, construct חֲלוּץ Numbers 32:27; plural חֲלוּצִים Numbers 32:30 + 2 times, construct חֲלוּצֵי 1 Chronicles 12:34 + 3 times; חֲלֻצֵי Isaiah 15:4; — equipped:
1. as adjective Numbers 32:30, 32; Deuteronomy 3:18.
2. as substantive singular collective Numbers 32:21 (JE; see Niph. Numbers 32:20) 2 Chronicles 20:21; 28:14, with article הֶח׳ Joshua 6:7, 9, 13 (JE); חֲלוּץ צָבָא Numbers 32:27 men equipped for war (JE), so הַמִּלְחָמָה ח׳ Numbers 32:29 (P); לַצָּבָא הֶחָ׳ 1 Chronicles 12:24 (23 van d. H); plural חֲלוּצֵי צָבָא Numbers 31:5 (P) 1 Chronicles 12:25 (24, van d. H.) 2 Chronicles 17:18; הַצּ׳ ח׳ Joshua 4:13 (P); note חֲלֻצֵי מוֺאָב Isaiah 15:4 warriors (equipped ones, Che men-at-arms) of Moab.
Niph. Imperfect 2nd person masculine plural תֵּחָֽלְצוּ Numbers 32:20, 1st person plural נֵחָלֵץ Numbers 32:17; Imperative הֵחָֽלְצוּ Numbers 31:3; be, or go equipped, followed by לִפְנֵי Numbers 32:17, 20 (both J E; see Qal Participle Numbers 32:21); followed by לַצָּבָא Numbers 31:3 (P; Niph. Imperative here surprising with מֵאִתְּכֶם, see Di).
Hiph. Imperfect) יַחֲלִיץ עַצְמֹתֶיךָ Isaiah 58:11 he (י׳) will brace up, in-vigorate, thy bones (MV De Di; Hup Che critical note Du and others read יִחֲלִיף renew, rejuvenate).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


14:40; 14:43; 14:43


31:3; 31:3; 31:5; 32:17; 32:17; 32:20; 32:20; 32:20; 32:21; 32:21; 32:21; 32:27; 32:27; 32:29; 32:30; 32:30; 32:32


3:18; 25:9; 25:9; 25:10; 25:10


4:13; 6:7; 6:9; 6:13

2 Samuel


1 Chronicles

12:24; 12:25; 12:34

2 Chronicles

17:18; 20:21; 28:14


36:15; 36:15


6:5; 6:5; 7:5; 7:5; 18:20; 34:8; 50:15; 50:15; 60:7; 81:8; 81:8; 91:15; 108:7; 116:8; 119:153; 119:153; 140:2; 140:2


11:8; 11:9


15:4; 15:4; 20:2; 58:11


4:3; 4:3


5:6; 5:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2502 matches the Hebrew חָלַץ (ḥālaṣ),
which occurs 44 times in 44 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:40 - Then the priest shall command that they take H2502 away the stones in which the plague is, and they shall cast them into an unclean place without the city:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:43 - And if the plague come again, and break out in the house, after that he hath taken H2502 away the stones, and after he hath scraped the house, and after it is plaistered;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:3 - And Moses spake unto the people, saying, Arm H2502 some of yourselves unto the war, and let them go against the Midianites, and avenge the LORD of Midian.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:5 - So there were delivered out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand of every tribe, twelve thousand armed H2502 for war.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:17 - But we ourselves will go ready armed H2502 before the children of Israel, until we have brought them unto their place: and our little ones shall dwell in the fenced cities because of the inhabitants of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:20 - And Moses said unto them, If ye will do this thing, if ye will go armed H2502 before the LORD to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:21 - And will go all of you armed H2502 over Jordan before the LORD, until he hath driven out his enemies from before him,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:27 - But thy servants will pass over, every man armed H2502 for war, before the LORD to battle, as my lord saith.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:29 - And Moses said unto them, If the children of Gad and the children of Reuben will pass with you over Jordan, every man armed H2502 to battle, before the LORD, and the land shall be subdued before you; then ye shall give them the land of Gilead for a possession:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:30 - But if they will not pass over with you armed, H2502 they shall have possessions among you in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:32 - We will pass over armed H2502 before the LORD into the land of Canaan, that the possession of our inheritance on this side Jordan may be ours.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:18 - And I commanded you at that time, saying, The LORD your God hath given you this land to possess it: ye shall pass over armed H2502 before your brethren the children of Israel, all that are meet for the war.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:9 - Then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose H2502 his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:10 - And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe loosed. H2502
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:13 - About forty thousand prepared H2502 for war passed over before the LORD unto battle, to the plains of Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:7 - And he said unto the people, Pass on, and compass the city, and let him that is armed H2502 pass on before the ark of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:9 - And the armed H2502 men went before the priests that blew with the trumpets, and the rereward came after the ark, the priests going on, and blowing with the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:13 - And seven priests bearing seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the LORD went on continually, and blew with the trumpets: and the armed men H2502 went before them; but the rereward came after the ark of the LORD, the priests going on, and blowing with the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:20 - He brought me forth also into a large place: he delivered H2502 me, because he delighted in me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:23 - And these are the numbers of the bands that were ready armed H2502 to the war, and came to David to Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:24 - The children of Judah that bare shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, ready armed H2502 to the war.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:18 - And next him was Jehozabad, and with him an hundred and fourscore thousand ready prepared H2502 for the war.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:21 - And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the LORD, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, H2502 and to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endureth for ever.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:14 - So the armed men H2502 left the captives and the spoil before the princes and all the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:15 - He delivereth H2502 the poor in his affliction, and openeth their ears in oppression.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:4 - Return, O LORD, deliver H2502 my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:4 - If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered H2502 him that without cause is mine enemy:)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:19 - He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered H2502 me, because he delighted in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:7 - The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth H2502 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:15 - And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver H2502 thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:5 - That thy beloved may be delivered; H2502 save with thy right hand, and hear me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:7 - Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered H2502 thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:15 - He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver H2502 him, and honour him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:6 - That thy beloved may be delivered: H2502 save with thy right hand, and answer me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:8 - For thou hast delivered H2502 my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:153 - RESH. Consider mine affliction, and deliver H2502 me: for I do not forget thy law.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] Deliver H2502 me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:8 - The righteous is delivered out H2502 of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:9 - An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered. H2502
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:4 - And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be heard even unto Jahaz: therefore the armed soldiers H2502 of Moab shall cry out; his life shall be grievous unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:2 - At the same time spake the LORD by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and put off H2502 thy shoe from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:11 - And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat H2502 thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:3 - Even the sea monsters draw out H2502 the breast, they give suck to their young ones: the daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:6 - They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the LORD; but they shall not find him; he hath withdrawn H2502 himself from them.

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