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Lexicon :: Strong's H2671 - ḥēṣ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 721b

Strong’s Definitions

חֵץ chêts, khayts; from H2686; also by interchange for H6086 properly, a piercer, i.e. an arrow; by implication, a wound; figuratively, (of God) thunder-bolt; the shaft of a spear:— archer, arrow, dart, shaft, staff, wound.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 53x

The KJV translates Strong's H2671 in the following manner: arrow (48x), archers (with H1167) (1x), dart (1x), shaft (1x), wound (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 53x
The KJV translates Strong's H2671 in the following manner: arrow (48x), archers (with H1167) (1x), dart (1x), shaft (1x), wound (1x), variant (1x).
  1. arrow

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֵץ chêts, khayts; from H2686; also by interchange for H6086 properly, a piercer, i.e. an arrow; by implication, a wound; figuratively, (of God) thunder-bolt; the shaft of a spear:— archer, arrow, dart, shaft, staff, wound.
STRONGS H2671: Abbreviations
חֵץ noun masculine1 Samuel 20:20 arrow, mostly in poetry and prophets (compare חֵצִי above below חצה) — absolute ח׳ Psalm 91:5 + 9 times + 1 Samuel 17:7 Kt (Qr עֵץ which see); construct id. 2 Kings 1; 2 Kings 3:17; 2 Kings 13:17; suffix חִצִּי Job 34:6, חִצּוֺ Psalm 58:8; Zechariah 9:14, חִצָּם Psalm 11:2; Psalm 64:4; Plural חִצִּים Genesis 49:23 + 17 times + 1 Samuel 20:38 Qr (Kt חֵ֫צִי which see) + 2 Samuel 22:15 (< חִצָּיו || Psalm 18:15); construct חִצֵּת Job 6:4; Psalm 120:4 + Ezekiel 5:16 (Co חִצַּי compare Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Hi); חִצַּי Deuteronomy 32:23, 42 (Ezekiel 5:16 see above), חִצֶּיךָ Psalm 38:3 + 4 times; חִצָּיו Isaiah 5:28 + 5 times; — arrow:
1. literally, shot from bow by hand 1 Samuel 20:20, 21 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 20:22 (Greek Version of the LXX We singular, i.e. הַחֵצִי, in 1 Samuel 20:21; 1 Samuel 20:22, see also Dr) 1 Samuel 20:36; 1 Samuel 20:38 Qr 2 Kings 19:32Isaiah 37:33; Isaiah 5:28; Isaiah 7:24; Jeremiah 50:9, 14; Jeremiah 51:11; Ezekiel 39:3, 9; 1 Chronicles 12:2; shot from engine of war 2 Chronicles 26:15; used in divination Ezekiel 21:26 compare 2 Kings 13:15 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 13:17 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 13:18; בַּעֲלֵי חִצִּים=archers Genesis 49:23.
2. figurative of Israel's weapons Numbers 24:8, of the (Messianic) king Psalm 45:6, of Yahweh's judgments Deuteronomy 32:23, 42; Job 6:4 (compare חִצִּיmy wound Job 34:6), Psalm 7:14; Psalm 38:3; Psalm 58:8 (but on text compare Checritical note.) Psalm 64:8; Psalm 120:4 (? compare Che); further Proverbs 7:23; Lamentations 3:12; Ezekiel 5:16; in theoph. Psalm 18:152 Samuel 22:15, compare Habakkuk 3:11; Zechariah 9:14; Psalm 144:6; of wicked men's violence Psalm 11:2; compare Psalm 91:5, under figure of lion's teeth Psalm 57:5; their words Psalm 64:4 compare Proverbs 25:18; Jeremiah 9:8; simile, of strength and efficiency derived from one's children, Psalm 127:4; of a deceiver's words Proverbs 26:18; metaphor of servant of בָּרוּר י׳ ח׳ Isaiah 49:2. — In 1 Samuel 17:7 read H6086 עֵץ (for חֵץ) as Qr and || 2 Samuel 21:19the shaft; see H6086 עֵץ; so Klo Dr.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


49:23; 49:23




32:23; 32:23; 32:42; 32:42

1 Samuel

17:7; 17:7; 20:20; 20:20; 20:21; 20:21; 20:22; 20:22; 20:36; 20:38; 20:38

2 Samuel

21:19; 22:15; 22:15

2 Kings

1; 3:17; 13:15; 13:17; 13:17; 13:18; 19:32

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles



6:4; 6:4; 34:6; 34:6


7:14; 11:2; 11:2; 18:15; 18:15; 38:3; 38:3; 45:6; 57:5; 58:8; 58:8; 64:4; 64:4; 64:8; 91:5; 91:5; 120:4; 120:4; 127:4; 144:6


7:23; 25:18; 26:18


5:28; 5:28; 7:24; 37:33; 49:2


9:8; 50:9; 50:14; 51:11




5:16; 5:16; 5:16; 21:26; 39:3; 39:9




9:14; 9:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2671 matches the Hebrew חֵץ (ḥēṣ),
which occurs 45 times in 42 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:23 - The archers H2671 have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:8 - God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn: he shall eat up the nations his enemies, and shall break their bones, and pierce them through with his arrows. H2671
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:23 - I will heap mischiefs upon them; I will spend mine arrows H2671 upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:42 - I will make mine arrows H2671 drunk with blood, and my sword shall devour flesh; and that with the blood of the slain and of the captives, from the beginning of revenges upon the enemy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:7 - And the staff H2671 of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and one bearing a shield went before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:15 - And he sent out arrows, H2671 and scattered them; lightning, and discomfited them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:15 - And Elisha said unto him, Take bow and arrows. H2671 And he took unto him bow and arrows. H2671
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:17 - And he said, Open the window eastward. And he opened it. Then Elisha said, Shoot. And he shot. And he said, The arrow H2671 of the LORD'S deliverance, and the arrow H2671 of deliverance from Syria: for thou shalt smite the Syrians in Aphek, till thou have consumed them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:32 - Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow H2671 there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:2 - They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand and the left in hurling stones and shooting arrows H2671 out of a bow, even of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:4 - For the arrows H2671 of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:6 - Should I lie against my right? my wound H2671 is incurable without transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:13 - He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows H2671 against the persecutors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:2 - For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow H2671 upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:14 - Yea, he sent out his arrows, H2671 and scattered them; and he shot out lightnings, and discomfited them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:2 - For thine arrows H2671 stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me sore.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:5 - Thine arrows H2671 are sharp in the heart of the king's enemies; whereby the people fall under thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:4 - My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, H2671 and their tongue a sharp sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:7 - Let them melt away as waters which run continually: when he bendeth his bow to shoot his arrows, H2671 let them be as cut in pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:3 - Who whet their tongue like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, H2671 even bitter words:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:7 - But God shall shoot at them with an arrow; H2671 suddenly shall they be wounded.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:5 - Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow H2671 that flieth by day;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:4 - Sharp arrows H2671 of the mighty, with coals of juniper.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:4 - As arrows H2671 are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:6 - Cast forth lightning, and scatter them: shoot out thine arrows, H2671 and destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:23 - Till a dart H2671 strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:18 - A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow. H2671
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:18 - As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, H2671 and death,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:28 - Whose arrows H2671 are sharp, and all their bows bent, their horses' hoofs shall be counted like flint, and their wheels like a whirlwind:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:33 - Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow H2671 there, nor come before it with shields, nor cast a bank against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:2 - And he hath made my mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of his hand hath he hid me, and made me a polished shaft; H2671 in his quiver hath he hid me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:8 - Their tongue is as an arrow H2671 shot out; it speaketh deceit: one speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in heart he layeth his wait.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:9 - For, lo, I will raise and cause to come up against Babylon an assembly of great nations from the north country: and they shall set themselves in array against her; from thence she shall be taken: their arrows H2671 shall be as of a mighty expert man; none shall return in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:14 - Put yourselves in array against Babylon round about: all ye that bend the bow, shoot at her, spare no arrows: H2671 for she hath sinned against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:11 - Make bright the arrows; H2671 gather the shields: the LORD hath raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes: for his device is against Babylon, to destroy it; because it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:12 - He hath bent his bow, and set me as a mark for the arrow. H2671
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:16 - When I shall send upon them the evil arrows H2671 of famine, which shall be for their destruction, and which I will send to destroy you: and I will increase the famine upon you, and will break your staff of bread:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:21 - For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination: he made his arrows H2671 bright, he consulted with images, he looked in the liver.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:3 - And I will smite thy bow out of thy left hand, and will cause thine arrows H2671 to fall out of thy right hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:9 - And they that dwell in the cities of Israel shall go forth, and shall set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows, H2671 and the handstaves, and the spears, and they shall burn them with fire seven years:
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:11 - The sun and moon stood still in their habitation: at the light of thine arrows H2671 they went, and at the shining of thy glittering spear.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:14 - And the LORD shall be seen over them, and his arrow H2671 shall go forth as the lightning: and the Lord GOD shall blow the trumpet, and shall go with whirlwinds of the south.
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