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Lexicon :: Strong's H2638 - ḥāsēr

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TWOT Reference: 705c

Strong’s Definitions

חָסֵר châçêr, khaw-sare'; from H2637; lacking; hence, without:—destitute, fail, lack, have need, void, want.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H2638 in the following manner: void (6x), want (5x), lack (4x), fail (2x), destitute (1x), need (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H2638 in the following manner: void (6x), want (5x), lack (4x), fail (2x), destitute (1x), need (1x).
  1. in need of, lacking, needy, in want of

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָסֵר châçêr, khaw-sare'; from H2637; lacking; hence, without:—destitute, fail, lack, have need, void, want.
חָסֵר adjective needy, lacking, in want ofח׳ absolute Ecclesiastes 6:2; construct חֲסַר 1 Samuel 21:16 + 13 times; — needy, in want of משׁגעים אני ח׳ 1 Samuel 21:16 am I in want of madmen? 2 Samuel 3:29 in need of bread, so Proverbs 12:9; usually חֲסַרלֵֿב lacking understanding, sense Proverbs 6:32; Proverbs 7:7; Proverbs 9:4, 16; Proverbs 10:13; Proverbs 11:12; Proverbs 12:11; Proverbs 15:21; לֵֿב אָדָם ח׳ Proverbs 17:18; Proverbs 24:30; תְּבוּנוֺת נָּגִיד ח׳ Proverbs 28:16; אֵינֶנּוּ חָסֵר לְנַפְשׁוֺ מִכֹּל וג׳ Ecclesiastes 6:2 neither is he lacking for his soul in aught of (מן particle) all that he desireth.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel



6:32; 7:7; 9:4; 9:16; 10:13; 11:12; 12:9; 12:11; 15:21; 17:18; 24:30; 28:16


6:2; 6:2


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2638 matches the Hebrew חָסֵר (ḥāsēr),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:15 - “Do I lack H2638 insane people, that you have brought this one to behave like an insane person in my presence? Shall this one come into my house?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:29 - “May it turn upon the head of Joab and on all his father’s house; and may there not be eliminated from the house of Joab someone who suffers a discharge, or has leprosy, or [fn]holds the spindle, or falls by the sword, or lacks H2638 bread.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:22 - However, Pharaoh said to him, “But what have you lacked H2638 with me that you are here, requesting to go to your own country?” And he answered, “Nothing; nevertheless you must let me go.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:16 - The [fn]bowl of flour was not used up, nor did the jar of oil become empty, in accordance with the word of the LORD which He spoke through Elijah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:32 - One who commits adultery with a woman is lacking H2638 [fn]sense;
He who would destroy [fn]himself commits it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:7 - And I saw among the naive,
And discerned among the [fn]youths
A young man lacking H2638 [fn]sense,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:4 - “Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!”
To him who H2638 lacks H2638 [fn]understanding she says,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:16 - “Whoever is naive, let him turn in here,”
And to him who H2638 lacks H2638 [fn]understanding she says,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:13 - On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found,
But a rod is for the back of him who H2638 has H2638 no H2638 [fn]sense.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:21 - The lips of the righteous feed many,
But fools die for lack H2638 of [fn]understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:12 - One who despises his neighbor lacks H2638 [fn]sense,
But a person of understanding keeps silent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:9 - Better is one who is lightly esteemed and has a servant,
Than one who honors himself and lacks H2638 bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:11 - One who works his land will have plenty of bread,
But one who pursues worthless things lacks H2638 [fn]sense.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:21 - Foolishness is joy to one who H2638 lacks H2638 [fn]sense,
But a person of understanding walks straight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:18 - A person lacking H2638 in [fn]sense shakes hands
And becomes guarantor in the presence of his neighbor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:30 - I passed by the field of [fn]a lazy one,
And by the vineyard of a person lacking H2638 [fn]sense,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:16 - A leader who is a great oppressor lacks H2638 understanding,
But a person who hates unjust gain will prolong his days.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:2 - a person to whom God has given riches, wealth, and honor, so that his soul lacks H2638 nothing of all that he desires, yet God has not given him the opportunity to [fn]enjoy these things, but a foreigner [fn]enjoys them. This is futility and a severe affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:3 - Even when the fool walks along the road, his [fn]sense is lacking, and he [fn]demonstrates to everyone that he is a fool.

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