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Lexicon :: Strong's H2595 - ḥănîṯ

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feminine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

חֲנִית chănîyth, khan-eeth'; from H2583; a lance (for thrusting, like pitching a tent):—javelin, spear.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x

The KJV translates Strong's H2595 in the following manner: spear (41x), javelin (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x
The KJV translates Strong's H2595 in the following manner: spear (41x), javelin (6x).
  1. spear

    1. spear

      1. shaft of a spear

      2. spear-head

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֲנִית chănîyth, khan-eeth'; from H2583; a lance (for thrusting, like pitching a tent):—javelin, spear.
STRONGS H2595: Abbreviations
חֲנִית noun feminine spear (as flexible? see Thes); — absolute חֲנִית 2 Samuel 13:19 + 26 times; construct id. 1 Samuel 26:16 (so 1 Samuel 26:22 Qr, where Kt has article); suffix חֲנִיתָ֑ךָ Habakkuk 3:11; חֲנִיתוֺ 1 Samuel 17:7 (twice in verse) + 11 times + 2 Samuel 23:8, see below; plural חֲנִיתִים 2 Chronicles 23:9; חֲנִיתוֺתֵיהֶם Isaiah 2:4חֲנִיתֹתֵיהֶם Micah 4:3; —
1. spear, as hurled 1 Samuel 18:10, 11; 1 Samuel 19:9, 10 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 20:33; held by king 1 Samuel 22:6; sign of king's presence 1 Samuel 26:7, 8, 11, 12, 16, 22 (see RSK 171); also 2 Samuel 1:6; 2 Samuel 2:23; 2 Samuel 21:19; 2 Samuel 23:18, 21 (3 times in verse); 1 Chronicles 11:112 Samuel 23:8, where read הוּא עוֺרֵר אֶתחֲֿנִיתוֺ (for הוּא עֲדִינוֺ הָעֶצְנִו֯) according to Ew Th Ke Klo Dr (not We), 1 Chronicles 11:20, 23 (3 times in verse); plural 2 Chronicles 23:9; often || חֶרֶב 1 Samuel 13:19, 22; 1 Samuel 17:45, 47; 1 Samuel 21:9; Isaiah 2:4Micah 4:3; Nahum 3:3; || שְׁלָטִים 2 Kings 11:10; || צִנָּה 1 Chronicles 12:35 (Baer); מַסָּע Job 41:18; סְגֹד Psalm 35:3; || קֶשֶׁת Psalm 46:10.
2. a. shaft of spear is עֵץ ח׳ 2 Samuel 23:7; 1 Chronicles 20:5 + 1 Samuel 17:7 Qr (doubtless right; Kt חץ).
b. spear-head לַהֶבֶת ח׳ 1 Samuel 17:7, compare לַהַב ח׳ Job 39:23; בְּרַק ח׳ Nahum 3:3; Habakkuk 3:11.
c. butt of spear אַחֲרֵי ח׳ 2 Samuel 2:23.
3. metaphor of teeth of lions Psalm 57:5 [Psalm 57:4] (|| חצים; figurative of Psalmist's enemies).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

13:19; 13:22; 17:7; 17:7; 17:7; 17:45; 17:47; 18:10; 18:11; 19:9; 19:10; 20:33; 21:9; 22:6; 26:7; 26:8; 26:11; 26:12; 26:16; 26:16; 26:22; 26:22

2 Samuel

1:6; 2:23; 2:23; 13:19; 21:19; 23:7; 23:8; 23:8; 23:18; 23:21

2 Kings


1 Chronicles

11:11; 11:20; 11:23; 12:35; 20:5

2 Chronicles

23:9; 23:9


39:23; 41:18


35:3; 46:10; 57:4


2:4; 2:4


4:3; 4:3


3:3; 3:3


3:11; 3:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2595 matches the Hebrew חֲנִית (ḥănîṯ),
which occurs 48 times in 40 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:19 - Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel: for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears: H2595
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:22 - So it came to pass in the day of battle, that there was neither sword nor spear H2595 found in the hand of any of the people that were with Saul and Jonathan: but with Saul and with Jonathan his son was there found.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:7 - And the staff of his spear H2595 was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's H2595 head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and one bearing a shield went before him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:45 - Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, H2595 and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:47 - And all this assembly shall know that the LORD saveth not with sword and spear: H2595 for the battle is the LORD'S, and he will give you into our hands.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:10 - And it came to pass on the morrow, that the evil spirit from God came upon Saul, and he prophesied in the midst of the house: and David played with his hand, as at other times: and there was a javelin H2595 in Saul's hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:11 - And Saul cast the javelin; H2595 for he said, I will smite David even to the wall with it. And David avoided out of his presence twice.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:9 - And the evil spirit from the LORD was upon Saul, as he sat in his house with his javelin H2595 in his hand: and David played with his hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:10 - And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the javelin; H2595 but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the javelin H2595 into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:33 - And Saul cast a javelin H2595 at him to smite him: whereby Jonathan knew that it was determined of his father to slay David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:8 - And David said unto Ahimelech, And is there not here under thine hand spear H2595 or sword? for I have neither brought my sword nor my weapons with me, because the king's business required haste.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:6 - When Saul heard that David was discovered, and the men that were with him, (now Saul abode in Gibeah under a tree in Ramah, having his spear H2595 in his hand, and all his servants were standing about him;)
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:7 - So David and Abishai came to the people by night: and, behold, Saul lay sleeping within the trench, and his spear H2595 stuck in the ground at his bolster: but Abner and the people lay round about him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:8 - Then said Abishai to David, God hath delivered thine enemy into thine hand this day: now therefore let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear H2595 even to the earth at once, and I will not smite him the second time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:11 - The LORD forbid that I should stretch forth mine hand against the LORD'S anointed: but, I pray thee, take thou now the spear H2595 that is at his bolster, and the cruse of water, and let us go.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:12 - So David took the spear H2595 and the cruse of water from Saul's bolster; and they gat them away, and no man saw it, nor knew it, neither awaked: for they were all asleep; because a deep sleep from the LORD was fallen upon them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:16 - This thing is not good that thou hast done. As the LORD liveth, ye are worthy to die, because ye have not kept your master, the LORD'S anointed. And now see where the king's spear H2595 is, and the cruse of water that was at his bolster.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:22 - And David answered and said, Behold the king's spear! H2595 and let one of the young men come over and fetch it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:6 - And the young man that told him said, As I happened by chance upon mount Gilboa, behold, Saul leaned upon his spear; H2595 and, lo, the chariots and horsemen followed hard after him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:23 - Howbeit he refused to turn aside: wherefore Abner with the hinder end of the spear H2595 smote him under the fifth rib, that the spear H2595 came out behind him; and he fell down there, and died in the same place: and it came to pass, that as many as came to the place where Asahel fell down and died stood still.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:19 - And there was again a battle in Gob with the Philistines, where Elhanan the son of Jaareoregim, a Bethlehemite, slew the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the staff of whose spear H2595 was like a weaver's beam.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:7 - But the man that shall touch them must be fenced with iron and the staff of a spear; H2595 and they shall be utterly burned with fire in the same place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:18 - And Abishai, the brother of Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was chief among three. And he lifted up his spear H2595 against three hundred, and slew them, and had the name among three.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:21 - And he slew an Egyptian, a goodly man: and the Egyptian had a spear H2595 in his hand; but he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear H2595 out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear. H2595
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:10 - And to the captains over hundreds did the priest give king David's spears H2595 and shields, that were in the temple of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:11 - And this is the number of the mighty men whom David had; Jashobeam, an Hachmonite, the chief of the captains: he lifted up his spear H2595 against three hundred slain by him at one time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:20 - And Abishai the brother of Joab, he was chief of the three: for lifting up his spear H2595 against three hundred, he slew them, and had a name among the three.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:23 - And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear H2595 like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear H2595 out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear. H2595
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:34 - And of Naphtali a thousand captains, and with them with shield and spear H2595 thirty and seven thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:5 - And there was war again with the Philistines; and Elhanan the son of Jair slew Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, whose spear H2595 staff was like a weaver's beam.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:9 - Moreover Jehoiada the priest delivered to the captains of hundreds spears, H2595 and bucklers, and shields, that had been king David's, which were in the house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:23 - The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear H2595 and the shield.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:26 - The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold: the spear, H2595 the dart, nor the habergeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:3 - Draw out also the spear, H2595 and stop the way against them that persecute me: say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:9 - He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear H2595 in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:4 - My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears H2595 and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:4 - And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears H2595 into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:3 - And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears H2595 into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:3 - The horseman lifteth up both the bright sword and the glittering spear: H2595 and there is a multitude of slain, and a great number of carcases; and there is none end of their corpses; they stumble upon their corpses:
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:11 - The sun and moon stood still in their habitation: at the light of thine arrows they went, and at the shining of thy glittering spear. H2595
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