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Lexicon :: Strong's H2587 - ḥannûn

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Strong’s Definitions

חַנּוּן channûwn, khan-noon'; from H2603; gracious:—gracious.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H2587 in the following manner: gracious (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H2587 in the following manner: gracious (13x).
  1. gracious

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חַנּוּן channûwn, khan-noon'; from H2603; gracious:—gracious.
STRONGS H2587: Abbreviations
חַנּוּן adjective gracious, only used as an attribute of God, as hearing the cry of the vexed debtor Exodus 22:26 (covenant code), || מְרַחֵם Psalm 116:5; elsewhere in the earlier phrase רַחוּם וְחַנּוּן Exodus 34:6 (JE) = Psalm 86:15; Psalm 103:8, or the later חַנּוּן וְרַחוּם 2 Chronicles 30:9; Nehemiah 9:17, 31; Psalm 111:4; Psalm 112:4; Psalm 145:8; Joel 2:13; Jonah 4:2.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:26; 34:6

2 Chronicles



9:17; 9:31


86:15; 103:8; 111:4; 112:4; 116:5; 145:8






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2587 matches the Hebrew חַנּוּן (ḥannûn),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:27 - For that is his covering only, it is his raiment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep? and it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious. H2587
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:6 - And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, H2587 longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:9 - For if ye turn again unto the LORD, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them that lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land: for the LORD your God is gracious H2587 and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:17 - And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious H2587 and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:31 - Nevertheless for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious H2587 and merciful God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:15 - But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, H2587 longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:8 - The LORD is merciful and gracious, H2587 slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:4 - He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious H2587 and full of compassion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:4 - Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, H2587 and full of compassion, and righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:5 - Gracious H2587 is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:8 - The LORD is gracious, H2587 and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:13 - And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he is gracious H2587 and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:2 - And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious H2587 God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.
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