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Lexicon :: Strong's H2598 - ḥănukâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: TWOT- 693b

Strong’s Definitions

חֲנֻכָּה chănukkâh, khan-ook-kaw'; from H2596; initiation, i.e. consecration:—dedicating(-tion).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H2598 in the following manner: dedication (6x), dedicating (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H2598 in the following manner: dedication (6x), dedicating (2x).
  1. dedication, consecration

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֲנֻכָּה chănukkâh, khan-ook-kaw'; from H2596; initiation, i.e. consecration:—dedicating(-tion).
STRONGS H2598: Abbreviations
חֲנֻכָּה noun feminine dedication, consecration, as a matter of usage only P and late (Late Hebrew חֲנוּכָּה Feast of Dedication; so Aramaic חֲנוּכְּתָא) — abs ח׳ Nehemiah 12:27; construct חֲנֻכַּת Numbers 7:10 + 6 times; dedication of wall of Jerusalem Nehemiah 12:27 (twice in verse), by sacrifices and processions, with music; of altar in temple 2 Chronicles 7:9; of 'the house' Psalm 30:1 (title), i.e. the temple (re-dedication by Judas Maccabaeus, 1Macc 4:52ff.), see Ol Bae and others (opposed to De), and especially CheOP 234. 247; = dedication-offering for altar in tabernacle Numbers 7:10 (accusative with וַיַּקְרִיבוּ), compare יַקְרִיבוּ אֶתקָֿרְבָּנָם לַחֲנֻכַּת הַמִּזְבֵּחַ Numbers 7:11, also Numbers 7:84; Numbers 7:88 (all P; see Di Numbers 7:20).

See related Aramaic BDB entry H2957.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:10; 7:10; 7:11; 7:20; 7:84; 7:88

2 Chronicles



12:27; 12:27




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2598 matches the Hebrew חֲנֻכָּה (ḥănukâ),
which occurs 8 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:10 - And the princes offered for dedicating H2598 of the altar in the day that it was anointed, even the princes offered their offering before the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:11 - And the LORD said unto Moses, They shall offer their offering, each prince on his day, for the dedicating H2598 of the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:84 - This was the dedication H2598 of the altar, in the day when it was anointed, by the princes of Israel: twelve chargers of silver, twelve silver bowls, twelve spoons of gold:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:88 - And all the oxen for the sacrifice of the peace offerings were twenty and four bullocks, the rams sixty, the he goats sixty, the lambs of the first year sixty. This was the dedication H2598 of the altar, after that it was anointed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:9 - And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication H2598 of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:27 - And at the dedication H2598 of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication H2598 with gladness, both with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:1 - [[A Psalm and Song at the dedication H2598 of the house of David.]] I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.
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