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Lexicon :: Strong's H2664 - ḥāp̄aś

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חָפַשׂ
Transliteration
ḥāp̄aś
Pronunciation
khaw-fas'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 716

Strong’s Definitions

חָפַשׂ châphas, khaw-fas'; a primitive root; to seek; causatively, to conceal oneself (i.e. let be sought), or mask:—change, (make) diligent (search), disquise self, hide, search (for, out).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H2664 in the following manner: search (11x), disguise (7x), search out (2x), changed (1x), diligent (1x), hidden (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H2664 in the following manner: search (11x), disguise (7x), search out (2x), changed (1x), diligent (1x), hidden (1x).
  1. to search, search for, to search out, disguise oneself

    1. (Qal)

      1. to search for

      2. to think out, devise

      3. to search, test

    2. (Niphal) to be searched out, be exposed

    3. (Piel) to search, search through, search for

    4. (Pual) to be searched for, be sought out

    5. (Hithpael)

      1. to disguise oneself

      2. to let oneself be searched for

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָפַשׂ châphas, khaw-fas'; a primitive root; to seek; causatively, to conceal oneself (i.e. let be sought), or mask:—change, (make) diligent (search), disquise self, hide, search (for, out).
STRONGS H2664:
† [חָפַשׂ] verb search (TargumJer חֲפַס dig, seek; Palestinian, Syriac dig (Schw); perhaps Assyrian êppêšu, êtpêšu, sensible, LyonSargontexte 65) —
Qal Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular suffix תַּחְמְּשֶׂ֫נָּה Proverbs 2:4; יַחְמְּשׂוּ Psalm 64:7; נַחְמְּשָׂה Lamentations 3:40; Participle חֹפֵשׂ Proverbs 20:27; — search, search out, figurative;
1. search for, object בִּינָה etc. Proverbs 2:4 (|| בקשׁ).
2.think out, devise, with accusative עולות unjust acts Psalm 64:7 (compare also below Pu.)
3. searchtest, Lamentations 3:40 (object דרכינו; || חקר), Proverbs 20:27.
Niph. Perfect נַחְפְּשׁוּ Obadiah 6 subject עֵשָׂו collective; searched out=exposed and plundered (|| מַצְפּוּנָיו נִבְעו).
Pi. Perfect וְחִמַּשְׂתִּ֫י 1 Samuel 23:23; וְחִמְּשׂוּ 1 Kings 20:6; Imperfect וַיְחַמֵּשׂ Genesis 31:35 + 2 times; אֲחַמֵּשׂ Amos 9:3; Zephaniah 1:12; Imperative חַמְּשׂוּ 2 Kings 10:23; —
1. search through, with accusative, a house 1 Kings 20:6, Jerusalem (metaphor) Zephaniah 1:12; no object expressed 2 Kings 10:23.
2. search for:
a. a person with accusative 1 Samuel 23:23.
b. a thing, with accusative Genesis 44:12 (J; Joseph searching for his cup); Genesis 31:35 (E; no object expressed, Laban looking for his teraphim); Amos 9:3 (י׳ searching for evildoers), Psalm 77:7 (soul searching to understand י׳'s dealings with his servants).
Pu. Imperfect יְחֻמַּשׂ Proverbs 28:12 be searched for=be hidden; Participle מְחֻמָּשׂ Psalm 64:7 in חֵפֶשׂ מ׳a searched out search, i.e. a device well thought out (compare Che; || Qal which see); see also חֵ֫פֶשׂ.
Hithp. Perfect הִתְחַמֵּשׂ 2 Chronicles 35:22 (but Greek Version of the LXX הִתְחַזֵּק, compare also Vulgate Syriac Version3 Esdr 1:26; so Be Öttli); Imperfect יִתְחַמֵּשׂ Job 30:18; וַיִּתְחַמֵּשׂ 1 Samuel 28:8 + 3 times; Infinitive absolute הִתְחַמֵּשׂ 1 Kings 22:30 2 Chronicles 18:29; — disguise oneself (literally let oneself be searched for) 1 Samuel 28:8; 1 Kings 22:30 (twice in verse)=2 Chronicles 18:29 (twice in verse), 2 Chronicles 35:22 (but see above), all of disguise by change of garments; 1 Kings 20:38 באפר i.e. with headgear over eyes; subject לבושׂ Job 30:18, i.e. his garment is disguised, no longer looks like the mantle it is.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

31:35; 31:35; 44:12

1 Samuel

23:23; 23:23; 28:8; 28:8

1 Kings

20:6; 20:6; 20:38; 22:30; 22:30

2 Kings

10:23; 10:23

2 Chronicles

18:29; 18:29; 35:22; 35:22

Job

30:18; 30:18

Psalms

64:7; 64:7; 64:7; 77:7

Proverbs

2:4; 2:4; 20:27; 20:27; 28:12

Lamentations

3:40; 3:40

Amos

9:3; 9:3

Obadiah

1:6

Zephaniah

1:12; 1:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2664 matches the Hebrew חָפַשׂ (ḥāp̄aś),
which occurs 23 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:35 - She said to her father, “Let not my lord be angry that I cannot rise before you, for the manner of women is upon me.” So he searched H2664 but did not find the [fn]household idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:12 - He searched, H2664 beginning with the oldest and ending with the youngest, and the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:23 - “So look, and learn about all the hiding places where he hides himself and return to me with certainty, and I will go with you; and if he is in the land, I will search H2664 him out among all the thousands of Judah.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:8 - Then Saul disguised H2664 himself by putting on other clothes, and went, he and two men with him, and they came to the woman by night; and he said, “Conjure up for me, please, and bring up for me whom I shall [fn]name to you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:6 - but about this time tomorrow I will send my servants to you, and they will search H2664 your house and the houses of your servants; and [fn]whatever is desirable in your eyes, they will [fn]take in their hand and carry away.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:38 - So the prophet departed and waited for the king by the way, and disguised H2664 himself with a bandage over his eyes.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:30 - The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “I will disguise H2664 myself and go into the battle, but you put on your robes.” So the king of Israel disguised H2664 himself and went into the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:23 - Jehu went into the house of Baal with Jehonadab the son of Rechab; and he said to the worshipers of Baal, “Search H2664 and see that there is here with you none of the servants of the LORD, but only the worshipers of Baal.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:29 - The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “I will disguise H2664 myself and go into battle, but you put on your robes.” So the king of Israel disguised H2664 himself, and they went into battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:22 - However, Josiah would not turn [fn]away from him, but disguised H2664 himself in order to make war with him; nor did he listen to the words of Neco from the mouth of God, but came to make war on the plain of Megiddo.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:18 - “By a great force my garment is distorted; H2664
It binds me about as the collar of my coat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:6 - They [fn]devise H2664 injustices, saying,
“We are [fn]ready with a well-conceived H2664 plot”;
For the [fn]inward thought and the heart of a man are [fn]deep.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:6 - I will remember my song in the night;
I will meditate with my heart,
And my spirit [fn]ponders: H2664
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:4 - If you seek her as silver
And search H2664 for her as for hidden treasures;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:27 - The [fn]spirit of man is the lamp of the LORD,
Searching H2664 all the [fn]innermost parts of his being.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:12 - When the righteous triumph, there is great glory,
But when the wicked rise, men [fn]hide H2664 themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:40 - Let us examine H2664 and probe our ways,
And let us return to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:3 - “Though they hide on the summit of Carmel,
I will search H2664 them out and take them from there;
And though they conceal themselves from My sight on the floor of the sea,
From there I will command the serpent and it will bite them.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:6 - “O how Esau will be ransacked, H2664
And his hidden treasures searched out!
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:12 - “It will come about at that time
That I will search H2664 Jerusalem with lamps,
And I will punish the men
Who are [fn]stagnant in spirit,
Who say in their hearts,
‘The LORD will not do good or evil!’

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