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Lexicon :: Strong's H2654 - ḥāp̄ēṣ

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חָפֵץ
Transliteration
ḥāp̄ēṣ
Pronunciation
khaw-fates'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 712,713

Strong’s Definitions

חָפֵץ châphêts, khaw-fates'; a primitive root; properly, to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend; figuratively, to be pleased with, desire:—× any at all, (have, take) delight, desire, favour, like, move, be (well) pleased, have pleasure, will, would.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x

The KJV translates Strong's H2654 in the following manner: delight (39x), please (14x), desire (9x), will (3x), pleasure (3x), favour (2x), like (2x), moveth (1x), would (1x), at all (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x
The KJV translates Strong's H2654 in the following manner: delight (39x), please (14x), desire (9x), will (3x), pleasure (3x), favour (2x), like (2x), moveth (1x), would (1x), at all (1x).
  1. to delight in, take pleasure in, desire, be pleased with

    1. (Qal)

      1. of men

        1. to take pleasure in, delight in

        2. to delight, desire, be pleased to do

      2. of God

        1. to delight in, have pleasure in

        2. to be pleased to do

  2. to move, bend down

    1. (Qal) to bend down

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָפֵץ châphêts, khaw-fates'; a primitive root; properly, to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend; figuratively, to be pleased with, desire:—× any at all, (have, take) delight, desire, favour, like, move, be (well) pleased, have pleasure, will, would.
STRONGS H2654: Abbreviations
חָפֵץ verb delight in (compare Arabic حَغِظَ be mindful of, attentive to, keep, protect, Aramaic Jpo whence jycpo eager, zealous, Arabic حَغِيظَةً anger (excitement), احْغَظَ enrage (Aramaic and Arabic of excited attention, Hebrew of delighted attention), DlPr 168ZMG 1886, 742; Late Hebrew חֵפֶץ weakened to thing, see DeEc. Glossary, Phoenician in proper name חפצבעל); —
Qal Perfect ח׳ Genesis 34:19 + 28 times; feminine הָפֵ֑צָה Isaiah 66:3?; 2nd person masculine חָפַצְתָּ Deuteronomy 21:14 + 4 times; חָפָ֫צְנוּ Job 21:14, etc., + 14 times Perfect; Imperfect יַחְפֹּץ Deuteronomy 25:7 + 7 times; יֶחְפָּ֑ץ Psalm 37:23; Psalm 147:10; plural יַחְפְּצוּ Isaiah 13:17; Jeremiah 6:10; יֶחְפָּ֑צוּ Psalm 68:31; יֶחְפָּצוּ֑ן Isaiah 58:2 (twice in verse) etc. + 9 times Imperfect; Infinitive absolute חָפֹץ Ezekiel 18:23; on Participle חָפֵץ=adjective verb., see below; —
1. of men:
a. take pleasure in, delight in, with בְּ, a woman Genesis 34:19 (J), Deuteronomy 21:14; Esther 2:14; a man 1 Samuel 18:22; 1 Samuel 19:1; 2 Samuel 20:11; in matters and things 2 Samuel 24:3; Isaiah 13:17; Isaiah 66:3; Jeremiah 6:10; Psalm 109:17; Psalm 112:1; Psalm 119:35; Proverbs 18:2; Esther 6:6, 7, 9 (twice in verse); Esther 6:11; with accusative Psalm 68:31; Isaiah 58:2; Ecclesiastes 8:3; implicit object Psalm 73:25.
b. delight, desire, be pleased to do a thing, would do it Deuteronomy 25:7, 8; 1 Kings 9:1; Esther 6:6; Ruth 3:13; Psalm 40:9; Job 9:3; Job 13:3; Job 21:14; Job 33:32; Isaiah 58:2; Jeremiah 42:22.
c. absolute שֶׁתֶּחְפָּ֑ץ עַד until it please (of love) Songs 2:7; Songs 3:5; Songs 8:4.
2. of God:
a. delight in, have pleasure in, with בְּ, persons Numbers 14:8 (J), 2 Samuel 15:26; 2 Samuel 22:20Psalm 18:20, 1 Kings 10:9 2 Chronicles 9:8; Psalm 22:9; Psalm 41:12; Isaiah 62:4; not in the strength of a horse Psalm 147:10; in doing evil Malachi 2:17; in the death of the sinner Ezekiel 18:32; Ezekiel 33:11; but in mercy, justice, and righteousness Jeremiah 9:23; בחר באשׁר (לא) חפצתי Isaiah 56:4; Isaiah 65:12; Isaiah 66:4; not with (accusative) the blood of bullocks Isaiah 1:11; זבח(ים); Psalm 40:7; Psalm 51:18, Psalm 51:21, or the death of the sinner Ezekiel 18:23 (twice in verse); but with חסד Hosea 6:6; Micah 7:18, אמת Psalm 51:8; with the way of a man Psalm 37:23; כל אשׁר חפץ Psalm 115:3; Psalm 135:6; Proverbs 21:1; אשׁר חפץ Isaiah 55:11; Jonah 1:14.
b. pleased to do a thing with infinitive Judges 13:23; 1 Samuel 2:25; Isaiah 53:10.
c. with imperfect subject (Ges§ 142 (3) c) חָפֵץ יגדיל תּורה י׳ Yahweh was pleased to magnify teaching Isaiah 42:21. — On Job 40:17 see חָפַץ.

† [חָפַץ] verb bend down (Arabic خَغَضَ lower, depress, as wings Qor 15:88) — only
Qal Imperfect כְמוֺאֶֿרֶז זְנָבוֺ יַחְפֹּץ Job 40:17; he bendeth down (extendeth down stiffly) his tail like a cedar, see Wetzst in DeJob 526 HiHiob 299.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

34:19; 34:19

Numbers

14:8

Deuteronomy

21:14; 21:14; 25:7; 25:7; 25:8

Judges

13:23

Ruth

3:13

1 Samuel

2:25; 18:22; 19:1

2 Samuel

15:26; 20:11; 22:20; 24:3

1 Kings

9:1; 10:9

2 Chronicles

9:8

Esther

2:14; 6:6; 6:6; 6:7; 6:9; 6:11

Job

9:3; 13:3; 21:14; 21:14; 33:32; 40:17; 40:17

Psalms

18:20; 22:9; 37:23; 37:23; 40:7; 40:9; 41:12; 51:8; 51:18; 68:31; 68:31; 73:25; 109:17; 112:1; 115:3; 119:35; 135:6; 147:10; 147:10

Proverbs

18:2; 21:1

Ecclesiastes

8:3

Song of Songs

2:7; 3:5; 8:4

Isaiah

1:11; 13:17; 13:17; 42:21; 53:10; 55:11; 56:4; 58:2; 58:2; 58:2; 62:4; 65:12; 66:3; 66:3; 66:4

Jeremiah

6:10; 6:10; 9:23; 42:22

Ezekiel

18:23; 18:23; 18:32; 33:11

Hosea

6:6

Jonah

1:14

Micah

7:18

Malachi

2:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2654 matches the Hebrew חָפֵץ (ḥāp̄ēṣ),
which occurs 75 times in 71 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 34:19–Sng 8:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:19 - So the young man did not delay to do the thing because he was delighted H2654 with Jacob’s daughter. Now he was more honored than all the household of his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:8 - “If Yahweh is pleased H2654 with us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us—a land which flows with milk and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:14 - “And it will be that, if you do not desire H2654 her, then you shall let her go [fn]wherever she wishes; but you shall certainly not sell her for money; you shall not [fn]mistreat her because you have humbled her.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:7 - “But if the man does not desire H2654 to take his brother’s wife, then his brother’s wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say, ‘My husband’s brother refuses to raise up a name for his brother in Israel; he is not willing to perform the duty of a husband’s brother to me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:8 - “Then the elders of his city shall summon him and speak to him. And if he stands and says, ‘I do not desire H2654 to take her,’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:23 - But his wife said to him, “If Yahweh had desired H2654 to put us to death, He would not have accepted a burnt offering and a grain offering from our hands, nor would He have shown us all these things, nor would He have let us hear things like this at this time.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:13 - “Stay this night, and it will be in the morning that, if he will [fn]redeem you, good; let him redeem you. But if he does not desire H2654 to [fn]redeem you, then I will redeem you, as Yahweh lives. Lie down until morning.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:25 - “If one man sins against another, God will mediate for him; but if a man sins against Yahweh, who can pray for him?” But they would not listen to the voice of their father, for Yahweh desired H2654 to put them to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:22 - Then Saul commanded his servants, “Speak to David secretly, saying, ‘Behold, the king delights H2654 in you, and all his servants love you; so now, become the king’s son-in-law.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:1 -

Then Saul spoke with Jonathan his son and all his servants to put David to death. But Jonathan, Saul’s son, greatly delighted H2654 in David.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:26 - “But if He should say thus, ‘I have H2654 no delight H2654 in you,’ behold, here I am, let Him do to me as seems good in His sight.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:11 - Now there stood by him one of Joab’s young men, and said, “Whoever delights H2654 in Joab and whoever is for David, let him follow Joab.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:20 -

“He brought me forth also into a broad place;

He rescued me, because He delighted H2654 in me.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:3 - But Joab said to the king, “Now may Yahweh your God add to the people a hundred times as many as they are, while the eyes of my lord the king still see; but why does my lord the king delight H2654 in this thing?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:1 -

Now it happened when Solomon had completed building the house of Yahweh, and the king’s house, and all [fn]that Solomon desired H2654 to do,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:9 - “Blessed be Yahweh your God who delighted H2654 in you, to set you on the throne of Israel; because Yahweh loved Israel forever, therefore He made you king, to do justice and righteousness.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:8 - “Blessed be Yahweh your God who delighted H2654 in you, to set you on His throne as king for Yahweh your God; because your God loved Israel to cause them to stand forever, therefore He gave you as king over them, to do justice and righteousness.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:14 - In the evening she would go in, and in the morning she would return to the second harem, to the hand of Shaashgaz, the king’s eunuch who kept charge of the concubines. She would not again go in to the king unless the king delighted H2654 in her and she was summoned by name.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:6 - So Haman came in, and the king said to him, “What is to be done for the man whom the king delights H2654 to honor?” And Haman said in his heart, “Whom would the king delight H2654 to honor more than me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:7 - Then Haman said to the king, “For the man whom the king delights H2654 to honor,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:9 - and let the robe and the horse be given over to the hand of one of the king’s most noble princes, and let them clothe the man whom the king delights H2654 to honor and lead him on horseback through the city square and call out before him, ‘Thus it shall be done to the man whom the king delights H2654 to honor.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:11 - So Haman took the robe and the horse and clothed Mordecai and led him on horseback through the city square and called out before him, “Thus it shall be done to the man whom the king delights H2654 to honor.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:3 -

“If one desired H2654 to contend with Him,

He could not answer Him once in a thousand times.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:3 -

“But I would speak to [fn]the Almighty,

And I desire H2654 to argue with God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:14 -

“They say to God, ‘Depart from us!

We do not even desire H2654 the knowledge of Your ways.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:32 -

Then if [fn]you have any speech, respond to me;

Speak, for I desire H2654 to prove you righteous.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:17 -

“It hangs H2654 its tail like a cedar;

The sinews of its thighs are knit together.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:19 -

He brought me forth also into a broad place;

He rescued me, because He delighted H2654 in me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:8 -

[fn]Commit yourself to Yahweh; let Him rescue him;

Let Him deliver him, because He delights H2654 in him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:23 -

Mem

The footsteps of a man are established by Yahweh,

And He delights H2654 in his way.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:6 -

[fn]Sacrifice and meal offering [fn]You have not desired H2654;

My ears You have [fn]opened;

Burnt offering and sin offering You have not required.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:8 -

“I desire H2654 to do Your will, O my God;

Your law is within my inner being.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:11 -

By this I know that You delight H2654 in me,

Because my enemy makes no shout in triumph over me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:6 -

Behold, You delight H2654 in truth in the [fn]innermost being,

And in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:16 -

For You do not delight H2654 in sacrifice, otherwise I would give it;

You are not pleased with burnt offering.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:19 -

Then You will delight H2654 in [fn]righteous sacrifices,

In burnt offering and whole burnt offering;

Then [fn]young bulls will be offered on Your altar.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:30 -

Rebuke the beast [fn]in the reeds,

The herd of bulls with the calves of the peoples,

Trampling under foot the pieces of silver;

He has cast out the peoples who delight H2654 in war.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:25 -

Whom have I in heaven but You?

And [fn]besides You, I desire H2654 nothing on earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:17 -

He also loved cursing, so it came to him;

And he did not delight H2654 in blessing, so it was far from him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:1 -

Aleph

[fn]Praise Yah!

How blessed is the man who [fn]fears Yahweh,

Beth

Who greatly delights H2654 in His commandments.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 115:3 -

But our God is in the heavens;

He does whatever He pleases H2654.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:35 -

Cause me to walk in the path of Your commandments,

For I delight H2654 in it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:6 -

Whatever Yahweh pleases H2654, He does,

In heaven and on earth, in the seas and in all deeps.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:10 -

He does not delight H2654 in the might of the horse;

He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:2 -

A fool does not delight H2654 in discernment,

But only in revealing his own heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:1 -

The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of Yahweh;

He turns it wherever He pleases H2654.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:3 - “Do not be in a hurry to go from his presence. Do not stand in an evil matter, for he will do whatever he pleases H2654.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:7 -

[fn]I call you to solemnly swear, O daughters of Jerusalem,

By the gazelles or by the hinds of the field,

That you do not arouse or awaken my love

Until [fn]she pleases H2654.”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:5 -

[fn]I call you to solemnly swear, O daughters of Jerusalem,

By the gazelles or by the hinds of the field,

That you do not arouse or awaken my love

Until [fn]she pleases H2654.”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:4 -

[fn]I call you to solemnly swear, O daughters of Jerusalem,

[fn]Why should you arouse or awaken my love

Until [fn]she pleases H2654?”


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