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Lexicon :: Strong's H2623 - ḥāsîḏ

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TWOT Reference: 698b

Strong’s Definitions

חָסִיד châçîyd, khaw-seed'; from H2616; properly, kind, i.e. (religiously) pious (a saint):—godly (man), good, holy (one), merciful, saint, (un-) godly.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H2623 in the following manner: saints (19x), holy (3x), merciful (3x), godly (2x), good (1x), godly man (1x), Holy One (1x), holy one (1x), ungodly (with H3808) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H2623 in the following manner: saints (19x), holy (3x), merciful (3x), godly (2x), good (1x), godly man (1x), Holy One (1x), holy one (1x), ungodly (with H3808) (1x).
  1. faithful, kind, godly, holy one, saint, pious

    1. kind

    2. pious, godly

    3. faithful ones (subst)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָסִיד châçîyd, khaw-seed'; from H2616; properly, kind, i.e. (religiously) pious (a saint):—godly (man), good, holy (one), merciful, saint, (un-) godly.
חָסִיד adjective masculine kind, pious (so, as denoting active practice of חֶסֶד, kindness, Thes MV De and most, compare קָצִיר, פָּקִיד etc.; > Hup on Psalm 4:4 RVm who explained as passive reception of י׳'s חֶסֶד, compare שָֹׂכֹיר, אָסִיר etc.; its use as attribute of God Jeremiah 3:12; Psalm 145:17, and the context Psalm 12:1; Micah 7:2 etc., favour active sense) — ח׳ Psalm 4:4 + 9 times; חֲסִידֶ֑ךָ Deuteronomy 33:8; Psalm 89:20; חֲסִידְי֯ךָ Psalm 16:10; plural חֲסִידִים Psalm 149:1; Psalm 149:5; suffix חֲסִידָ֑י Psalm 50:5; חֲסִידָו֯ 1 Samuel 2:9 + 15 times suffixes; —
1. kind:
a. of man תתחסד עם ח׳ with the kind thou shewest thyself kind 2 Samuel 22:26Psalm 18:26.
b. of wing of ostrich אִם אֶבְרָה חֲסִידָה Job 39:13 is it a kindly pinion? possibly with play on חֲסִידָה feminine noun stork (is the ostrich kind like the stork?).
c. of God, only Jeremiah 3:12; Psalm 145:17.
2. pious, godly, either as exhibition of 'duteous love' toward God (CheOP 378), or (in view of rarity of such passages as Hosea 6:4, 6; Jeremiah 2:2, and their possible ambiguity) because kindness, as prominent in the godly, comes to imply other attributes, and to be a designation of the godly character, piety:
a. as adjective — גּוֺי לא חסיד a nation, not pious,=ungodly Psalm 43:1.
b. elsewhere as substantive: singular, a pious man, the godly Psalm 4:4; Psalm 12:2; Psalm 32:6; Psalm 86:2, || יָשָׁר Micah 7:2; (thy) pious one(s) Psalm 16:10 (Kt plural), 1 Samuel 2:9 (Qr plural) Proverbs 2:8, אִישׁ חֲסִידֶ֑ךָ men of thy pious one Deuteronomy 33:8 (Moses, see Di; others, the man, thy godly one, i.e. Levi); plural the pious, godly, those of the people who were faithful, devoted to God's service, only in Psalter and chiefly, if not entirely, in late Psalms Psalm 149:1; Psalm 149:5; his pious ones Psalm 30:5; Psalm 31:24; Psalm 37:28; Psalm 85:9; Psalm 97:10; Psalm 116:15; Psalm 148:14; Psalm 149:9; thy pious ones Psalm 52:11; Psalm 79:2; Psalm 132:9 2 Chronicles 6:41; Psalm 145:10; my pious ones Psalm 50:5, her (Zion's) pious Psalm 132:16. — (In Maccabean age, συναγωγὴ Ἀσιδαίων denoted, technically, the party of the pious, who opposed the Hellenization of the Judaea, see 1Macc 2:42; 7:13; 2 Macc 14:6 and CheOP 48, 56; so perhaps Psalm 116:15; Psalm 149:1; Psalm 149:5; Psalm 149:9.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


33:8; 33:8

1 Samuel

2:9; 2:9

2 Samuel


2 Chronicles





4:4; 4:4; 4:4; 12:1; 12:2; 16:10; 16:10; 18:26; 30:5; 31:24; 32:6; 37:28; 43:1; 50:5; 50:5; 79:2; 85:9; 86:2; 89:20; 97:10; 116:15; 116:15; 132:9; 132:16; 145:10; 145:17; 145:17; 148:14; 149:1; 149:1; 149:1; 149:5; 149:5; 149:5; 149:9; 149:9




2:2; 3:12; 3:12


6:4; 6:6


7:2; 7:2


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2623 matches the Hebrew חָסִיד (ḥāsîḏ),
which occurs 34 times in 32 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:8 - Of Levi he said,
Let Your Thummim and Your Urim belong to [fn]Your godly H2623 man,
Whom You proved at Massah,
With whom You contended at the waters of Meribah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:9 - “He keeps the feet of His godly H2623 ones, H2623
But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness;
For not by might shall a man prevail.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:26 - “With the [fn]kind H2623 You show Yourself [fn]kind,
With the [fn]blameless You show Yourself [fn]blameless;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:41 - “Now therefore arise, O LORD God, to Your resting place, You and the ark of Your might; let Your priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation and let Your godly H2623 ones H2623 rejoice in what is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:3 - But know that the LORD has [fn]set apart the godly H2623 man H2623 for Himself;
The LORD hears when I call to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:1 - For the choir director; [fn]upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David.
Help, LORD, for the godly H2623 man H2623 ceases to be,
For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:10 - For You will not abandon my soul to [fn]Sheol;
Nor will You [fn]allow Your [fn]Holy H2623 One H2623 to [fn]undergo decay.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:25 - With the kind H2623 You show Yourself kind;
With the [fn]blameless You show Yourself blameless;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:4 - Sing praise to the LORD, you His godly H2623 ones, H2623
And give thanks to His holy [fn]name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:23 - O love the LORD, all you His godly H2623 ones! H2623
The LORD preserves the faithful
And fully recompenses the proud doer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:6 - Therefore, let everyone who is godly H2623 pray to You [fn]in a time when You may be found;
Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:28 - For the LORD loves [fn]justice
And does not forsake His godly H2623 ones; H2623
They are preserved forever,
But the [fn]descendants of the wicked will be cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:1 - Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly H2623 nation;
[fn]O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:5 - “Gather My godly H2623 ones H2623 to Me,
Those who have made a covenant with Me by sacrifice.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:9 - I will give You thanks forever, because You have done it,
And I will wait on Your name, for it is good, in the presence of Your godly H2623 ones. H2623
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:2 - They have given the dead bodies of Your servants for food to the birds of the heavens,
The flesh of Your godly H2623 ones H2623 to the beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:8 - [fn]I will hear what God the LORD will say;
For He will speak peace to His people, [fn]to His godly H2623 ones; H2623
But let them not turn back to [fn]folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:2 - Preserve my [fn]soul, for I am a godly H2623 man; H2623
O You my God, save Your servant who trusts in You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:19 - [fn]Once You spoke in vision to Your godly H2623 [fn]ones, H2623
And said, “I have [fn]given help to one who is mighty;
I have exalted one chosen from the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:10 - Hate evil, you who love the LORD,
Who preserves the souls of His godly H2623 ones; H2623
He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:15 - Precious in the sight of the LORD
Is the death of His godly H2623 ones. H2623
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:9 - Let Your priests be clothed with righteousness,
And let Your godly H2623 ones H2623 sing for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:16 - “Her priests also I will clothe with salvation,
And her godly H2623 ones H2623 will sing aloud for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:10 - All Your works shall give thanks to You, O LORD,
And Your godly H2623 ones H2623 shall bless You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:17 - The LORD is righteous in all His ways
And kind H2623 in all His deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:14 - And He has lifted up a horn for His people,
Praise for all His godly H2623 ones; H2623
Even for the sons of Israel, a people near to Him.
[fn]Praise [fn]the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:1 - [fn]Praise [fn]the LORD!
Sing to the LORD a new song,
And His praise in the congregation of the godly H2623 ones. H2623
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:5 - Let the godly H2623 ones H2623 exult in glory;
Let them sing for joy on their beds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:9 - To execute on them the judgment written;
This is an honor for all His godly H2623 ones. H2623
[fn]Praise [fn]the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:8 - Guarding the paths of justice,
And He preserves the way of His godly H2623 ones. H2623
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:12 - “Go and proclaim these words toward the north and say,
‘Return, faithless Israel,’ declares the LORD;
‘I will not [fn]look upon you in anger.
For I am gracious,’ H2623 declares the LORD;
‘I will not be angry forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:2 - The [fn]godly H2623 person H2623 has perished from the land,
And there is no upright person among men.
All of them lie in wait for bloodshed;
Each of them hunts the other with a net.

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