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Lexicon :: Strong's H2600 - ḥinnām

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TWOT Reference: 694b

Strong’s Definitions

חִנָּם chinnâm, khin-nawm'; from H2580; gratis, i.e. devoid of cost, reason or advantage:—without a cause (cost, wages), causeless, to cost nothing, free(-ly), innocent, for nothing (nought), in vain.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H2600 in the following manner: without cause (15x), for nought (6x), causeless (2x), in vain (2x), free (1x), without cost (1x), freely (1x), innocent (1x), cost me nothing (1x), for nothing (1x), without wages (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H2600 in the following manner: without cause (15x), for nought (6x), causeless (2x), in vain (2x), free (1x), without cost (1x), freely (1x), innocent (1x), cost me nothing (1x), for nothing (1x), without wages (1x).
  1. freely, for nothing, without cause

    1. gratis, gratuitously, for nothing

    2. for no purpose, in vain

    3. gratuitously, without cause, undeservedly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חִנָּם chinnâm, khin-nawm'; from H2580; gratis, i.e. devoid of cost, reason or advantage:—without a cause (cost, wages), causeless, to cost nothing, free(-ly), innocent, for nothing (nought), in vain.
STRONGS H2600: Abbreviations
חִנָּם substantive, used chiefly in the accusative as adverb (compare Assyrian annáma, in vain, DlK 7, Pr 44; from הֵּן, with aff. םָ֯, which is sometimes found in substantives proper, as סֻלָּם, and proper names, but is more particularly used with substantives applied adverbially, as יוֺמָם אָמְנָם, דּוּמָם, רֵיקָם : Sta§ 203 BaNB § 216) — literally out of favour; i.e.
a. gratis, gratuitously, for nothing, עָבַד חִנָּם to serve for nought Genesis 29:15; Job 1:9; Isaiah 52:3 to be sold (figurative) for nought Isaiah 52:5; Exodus 21:2, 11 יָצָא חִנָּם to go out(from slavery) freely, for nothing, Numbers 11:5 which we used to eat in Egypti for nought, Jeremiah 22:13; 1 Chronicles 21:24; in the genitive 2 Samuel 24:24 עֹלוֺת חִנָּם i.e. burnt-offerings which cost nothing (in the || 1 Chronicles 21:24 the construction is changed).
b. for no purpose, in vain Proverbs 1:17; Malachi 1:10: once אֶל חִנָּם (compare אֶל 7) Ezekiel 6:10.
c. gratuitously, without cause, undeservedly, especially of groundless hostility or attack, 1 Samuel 19:5 לְהָמִית חִנָּם to slay David without cause, 1 Samuel 25:31; Psalm 35:7 (twice in verse); Psalm 109:3; Psalm 119:161 רְדָפוּנִי חִנָּם, Proverbs 1:11; Proverbs 3:30; Proverbs 23:29; Job 2:3 לְבַלְּעוֺ ח׳ Job 9:17; Job 22:6; Ezekiel 14:23; Psalm 35:19; and Psalm 69:5 שׂנְאַי חִנָּם my haters without cause, Lamentations 3:52 אֹיְבַי חִנָּם; in the genitive 1 Kings 2:31 דְּמֵי חִנָּם blood shed without cause (compare 1 Samuel 25:31), Proverbs 24:28 אֲלתְּֿהִי עֵד ח׳ בְּרֵעֶ֑ךָ, Proverbs 26:2 קִלְלַת ח׳ the causeless curse.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




21:2; 21:11



1 Samuel

19:5; 25:31; 25:31

2 Samuel


1 Kings


1 Chronicles

21:24; 21:24


1:9; 2:3; 9:17; 22:6


35:7; 35:19; 69:5; 109:3; 119:161


1:11; 1:17; 3:30; 23:29; 24:28; 26:2


52:3; 52:5






6:10; 14:23




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2600 matches the Hebrew חִנָּם (ḥinnām),
which occurs 32 times in 31 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:15 - And Laban said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? H2600 tell me, what shall thy wages be?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:2 - If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing. H2600
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:11 - And if he do not these three unto her, then shall she go out free H2600 without money.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:5 - We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; H2600 the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:5 - For he did put his life in his hand, and slew the Philistine, and the LORD wrought a great salvation for all Israel: thou sawest it, and didst rejoice: wherefore then wilt thou sin against innocent blood, to slay David without a cause? H2600
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:31 - That this shall be no grief unto thee, nor offence of heart unto my lord, either that thou hast shed blood causeless, H2600 or that my lord hath avenged himself: but when the LORD shall have dealt well with my lord, then remember thine handmaid.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:24 - And the king said unto Araunah, Nay; but I will surely buy it of thee at a price: neither will I offer burnt offerings unto the LORD my God of that which doth cost me nothing. H2600 So David bought the threshingfloor and the oxen for fifty shekels of silver.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:31 - And the king said unto him, Do as he hath said, and fall upon him, and bury him; that thou mayest take away the innocent H2600 blood, which Joab shed, from me, and from the house of my father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:24 - And king David said to Ornan, Nay; but I will verily buy it for the full price: for I will not take that which is thine for the LORD, nor offer burnt offerings without cost. H2600
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 1:9 - Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, Doth Job fear God for nought? H2600
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:3 - And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause. H2600
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:17 - For he breaketh me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause. H2600
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:6 - For thou hast taken a pledge from thy brother for nought, H2600 and stripped the naked of their clothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:7 - For without cause H2600 have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause H2600 they have digged for my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:19 - Let not them that are mine enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause. H2600
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:4 - They that hate me without a cause H2600 are more than the hairs of mine head: they that would destroy me, being mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored that which I took not away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:3 - They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause. H2600
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:161 - SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: H2600 but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:11 - If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause: H2600
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:17 - Surely in vain H2600 the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:30 - Strive not with a man without cause, H2600 if he have done thee no harm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:29 - Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? H2600 who hath redness of eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:28 - Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; H2600 and deceive not with thy lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:2 - As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless H2600 shall not come.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:3 - For thus saith the LORD, Ye have sold yourselves for nought; H2600 and ye shall be redeemed without money.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:5 - Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my people is taken away for nought? H2600 they that rule over them make them to howl, saith the LORD; and my name continually every day is blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:13 - Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that useth his neighbour's service without wages, H2600 and giveth him not for his work;
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:52 - Mine enemies chased me sore, like a bird, without cause. H2600
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:10 - And they shall know that I am the LORD, and that I have not said in vain H2600 that I would do this evil unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:23 - And they shall comfort you, when ye see their ways and their doings: and ye shall know that I have not done without cause H2600 all that I have done in it, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:10 - Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nought? neither do ye kindle fire on mine altar for nought. H2600 I have no pleasure in you, saith the LORD of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.
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