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Lexicon :: Strong's H2655 - ḥāp̄ēṣ

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חָפֵץ
Transliteration
ḥāp̄ēṣ
Pronunciation
khaw-fates'
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 712a

Strong’s Definitions

חָפֵץ châphêts, khaw-fates'; from H2654; pleased with:—delight in, desire, favour, please, have pleasure, whosoever would, willing, wish.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H2655 in the following manner: desire (3x), have pleasure (2x), whosoever would (1x), if it please (1x), willing (1x), favour (1x), wish (1x), delight (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H2655 in the following manner: desire (3x), have pleasure (2x), whosoever would (1x), if it please (1x), willing (1x), favour (1x), wish (1x), delight (1x).
  1. desiring, delighting in, having pleasure in

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָפֵץ châphêts, khaw-fates'; from H2654; pleased with:—delight in, desire, favour, please, have pleasure, whosoever would, willing, wish.
STRONGS H2655: Abbreviations
חָפֵץ verbal adjective delighting in, having pleasure in; — ח׳ Psalm 5:5 + 4 times; plural חֲפֵצִים Malachi 3:1; Nehemiah 1:11; construct חֲפֵצֵי Psalm 35:27 + 2 times; suffix חֶפְצֵיהֶם Psalm 111:2; feminine חֲפֵצָ֑ה 1 Chronicles 28:9; —
1. of man, with accusative Psalm 34:13; Psalm 35:27; Malachi 3:1; with infinitive Nehemiah 1:11; absolute הֶחָפֵץ whosoever would 1 Kings 13:33; אם חפץ אתה if thou pleasest 1 Kings 21:6; נֶפֶשׁ חֲפֵצָה willing soul 1 Chronicles 28:9; plural construct before nouns absolute Psalm 35:22; Psalm 40:15Psalm 70:3; דְּרוּשִׁים לְכָלחֶֿפְצֵיהֶם studied of all who take pleasure in them Psalm 111:2.
2. of God, לֹא אֵלֿ חָפֵץ רֶשַׁע אַתָּה thou art not a God taking pleasure in wickedness Psalm 5:5.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

13:33; 21:6

1 Chronicles

28:9; 28:9

Nehemiah

1:11; 1:11

Psalms

5:5; 5:5; 34:13; 35:22; 35:27; 35:27; 40:15; 70:3; 111:2; 111:2

Malachi

3:1; 3:1

H2655

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2655 matches the Hebrew חָפֵץ (ḥāp̄ēṣ),
which occurs 11 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:33 -

After this event Jeroboam did not return from his evil way, but he returned and made priests of the high places from among [fn]all the people; any who delighted H2655 to be so, he ordained. So [fn]they became priests of the high places.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:6 - So he said to her, “Because I spoke to Naboth the Jezreelite and said to him, ‘Give me your vineyard for money; or else, if it pleases H2655 you, I will give you a vineyard in its place.’ But he said, ‘I will not give you my vineyard.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:9 -

“As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with [fn]a whole heart and a delighted H2655 soul; for Yahweh searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts. If you seek Him, He will be found; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:11 - “O Lord, I beseech You, may Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your slave and the prayer of Your slaves who delight H2655 to fear Your name, and make Your slave successful today and grant him compassion before this man.”

Now I was the cupbearer to the king.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:4 -

For You are not a God who delights H2655 in wickedness;

Evil does not sojourn with You.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:12 -

Mem

Who is the man who delights H2655 in life

And loves many days that he may see good?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:27 -

Let them shout for joy and be glad, who H2655 delight in H2655 my righteousness;

And let them say continually, “Yahweh be magnified,

Who H2655 delights H2655 in the peace of His slave.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:14 -

Let those be ashamed and humiliated together

Who seek my [fn]life to sweep it away;

Let those be turned back and dishonored

Who H2655 delight H2655 in [fn]evil against me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:2 -

Let those be ashamed and humiliated

Who seek my [fn]life;

Let those be turned back and dishonored

Who delight H2655 in [fn]evil against me.

Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:1 -

“Behold, I am going to send My [fn]messenger, and he will [fn]prepare the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple; [fn]and the [fn]messenger of the covenant, in whom you delight H2655, behold, He is coming,” says Yahweh of hosts.

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