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Lexicon :: Strong's H2670 - ḥāp̄šî

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TWOT Reference: 717c

Strong’s Definitions

חׇפְשִׁי chophshîy, khof-shee'; from H2666; exempt (from bondage, tax or care):—free, liberty.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H2670 in the following manner: free (16x), liberty (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H2670 in the following manner: free (16x), liberty (1x).
  1. free

    1. free (from slavery)

    2. free (from taxes or obligations)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חׇפְשִׁי chophshîy, khof-shee'; from H2666; exempt (from bondage, tax or care):—free, liberty.
STRONGS H2670: Abbreviations
חָפְשִׁי adjective free (Late Hebrew id.) — ח׳ Exodus 21:5 + 10 times + Psalm 88:6; plural חָפְשִׁים Isaiah 58:6 + 4 times
1. free from slavery: of Hebrew bondslave (male or female) set free in 7th year Exodus 21:2, 5 (JE), Deuteronomy 15:12, 13, 18, compare Jeremiah 34:9, 10, 11, 14, 16; of slave (male or female) set free on account of injury done Exodus 21:26, 27 (JE); מֵאֲדֹנָיו עֶבֶד ח׳ Job 3:19 a slave is free from his master (i.e. in She’ôl); but בַּמֵּתִים חָפְשִׁי Psalm 88:6 among the dead I am free (i.e. adrift, cut off from Yahweh's remembrance); more generally, שַׁלַּח רְצוּצִים חָפְשִׁים Isaiah 58:6 to let oppressed ones go free.
2. free from taxes, obligations, etc. אֵת בֵּית אָבִיו יַעֲשֶׂה חָפְשִׁי בְּיְשְׂרָאֵל 1 Samuel 17:25 his father's house will he make free in Israel.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


21:2; 21:5; 21:5; 21:26; 21:27


15:12; 15:13; 15:18

1 Samuel





88:6; 88:6


58:6; 58:6


34:9; 34:10; 34:11; 34:14; 34:16


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2670 matches the Hebrew חָפְשִׁי (ḥāp̄šî),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:2 - If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free H2670 for nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:5 - And if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free: H2670
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:26 - And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free H2670 for his eye's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:27 - And if he smite out his manservant's tooth, or his maidservant's tooth; he shall let him go free H2670 for his tooth's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:12 - And if thy brother, an Hebrew man, or an Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and serve thee six years; then in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free H2670 from thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:13 - And when thou sendest him out free H2670 from thee, thou shalt not let him go away empty:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:18 - It shall not seem hard unto thee, when thou sendest him away free H2670 from thee; for he hath been worth a double hired servant to thee, in serving thee six years: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all that thou doest.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:25 - And the men of Israel said, Have ye seen this man that is come up? surely to defy Israel is he come up: and it shall be, that the man who killeth him, the king will enrich him with great riches, and will give him his daughter, and make his father's house free H2670 in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:19 - The small and great are there; and the servant is free H2670 from his master.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:5 - Who hath sent out the wild ass free? H2670 or who hath loosed the bands of the wild ass?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:5 - Free H2670 among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest no more: and they are cut off from thy hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:6 - Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, H2670 and that ye break every yoke?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:9 - That every man should let his manservant, and every man his maidservant, being an Hebrew or an Hebrewess, go free; H2670 that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of a Jew his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:10 - Now when all the princes, and all the people, which had entered into the covenant, heard that every one should let his manservant, and every one his maidservant, go free, H2670 that none should serve themselves of them any more, then they obeyed, and let them go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:11 - But afterward they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, H2670 to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:14 - At the end of seven years let ye go every man his brother an Hebrew, which hath been sold unto thee; and when he hath served thee six years, thou shalt let him go free H2670 from thee: but your fathers hearkened not unto me, neither inclined their ear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:16 - But ye turned and polluted my name, and caused every man his servant, and every man his handmaid, whom ye had set at liberty H2670 at their pleasure, to return, and brought them into subjection, to be unto you for servants and for handmaids.
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