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Lexicon :: Strong's H2706 - ḥōq

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חֹק
Transliteration
ḥōq
Pronunciation
khoke
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 728a

Strong’s Definitions

חֹק chôq, khoke; from H2710; an enactment; hence, an appointment (of time, space, quantity, labor or usage):—appointed, bound, commandment, convenient, custom, decree(-d), due, law, measure, × necessary, ordinance(-nary), portion, set time, statute, task.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 127x

The KJV translates Strong's H2706 in the following manner: statute (87x), ordinance (9x), decree (7x), due (4x), law (4x), portion (3x), bounds (2x), custom (2x), appointed (1x), commandments (1x), miscellaneous (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 127x
The KJV translates Strong's H2706 in the following manner: statute (87x), ordinance (9x), decree (7x), due (4x), law (4x), portion (3x), bounds (2x), custom (2x), appointed (1x), commandments (1x), miscellaneous (7x).
  1. statute, ordinance, limit, something prescribed, due

    1. prescribed task

    2. prescribed portion

    3. action prescribed (for oneself), resolve

    4. prescribed due

    5. prescribed limit, boundary

    6. enactment, decree, ordinance

      1. specific decree

      2. law in general

    7. enactments, statutes

      1. conditions

      2. enactments

      3. decrees

      4. civil enactments prescribed by God

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֹק chôq, khoke; from H2710; an enactment; hence, an appointment (of time, space, quantity, labor or usage):—appointed, bound, commandment, convenient, custom, decree(-d), due, law, measure, × necessary, ordinance(-nary), portion, set time, statute, task.
STRONGS H2706: Abbreviations
חֹק 127 noun masculineMicah 7:11 something prescribed, a statute or due; — ח׳ Genesis 47:22 22 times; חָקֿ Exodus 30:21 14 times; suffix חֻקִּי Proverbs 30:8 3 times; חָקְךָ Leviticus 10:13,14 etc. + 4 times suffixes; plural חֻקִּים Deuteronomy 4:5 31 times; construct חֻקֵּי Exodus 18:16; חוּקֵּ֯י Ezekiel 20:18; also חִקֲקֵי [H2711 Judges 5:15; Isaiah 10:1] (Ges§ 93. 1 R 7); חֻקָּו֯ Job 14:5 etc. + 44 times suffixes —
1. prescribed task, assigned to Israel in Egypt Exodus 5:14 (E).
2. prescribed portion, or allowance of food Genesis 47:22 (twice in verse) (J); Proverbs 30:8; Proverbs 31:15; Ezekiel 16:27; מחקי Job 23:12 (RV; < Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate Ol Me Di SS בְּחֵקִי in my bosom).
3. action prescribed for oneself, resolve: חִקֲקֵי לֵב Judges 5:15 resolves of mind || חִקְרֵי לֵב Judges 5:16.
4. prescribed due of the priests from offerings Leviticus 6:11; Leviticus 10:13 (twice in verse); Leviticus 10:14 (twice in verse) (P); due of י׳ Leviticus 6:15 (P); עולם לח׳ Exodus 29:28; Leviticus 7:34; Leviticus 10:15; Numbers 18:8,11,19 (all P), Leviticus 24:9(H); portion of oil for the תּרומה Ezekiel 45:14.
5. prescribed limit, boundary: of sea Jeremiah 5:22; Proverbs 8:29; Job 26:10; Job 38:10; of heavens Psalm 148:6; of land of Israel Micah 7:11; of time Job 14:5,13; so מָּֽעֲרָה פִיהָ לִבְלִי חֹ֑ק Isaiah 5:14 She'ôl openeth wide her mouth, without limit.
6. enactment, decree, ordinance of either God or man:
a. specific decree: law of fifth in Egypt Genesis 47:26 (J); of passover Exodus 12:24 (J); lament for Jephthah's daughter Judges 11:39; for Josiah 2 Chronicles 35:25; חק ומשׁפט Exodus 15:25; Joshua 24:25 (both E), 1 Samuel 30:25; חק עולם Exodus 30:21; || עֵדוּת, מִשְׁמָּט Psalm 81:5; Psalm 81:6 (law of a festival).
b. of י׳ in nature Job 28:26.
c. respecting Messianic king Psalm 2:7; day of י׳ Zephaniah 2:2 MT, but on text see We and טֶרֶם, below; covenant with Jacob Psalm 105:101 Chronicles 16:17; destiny of man Job 23:14.
d. law in general עלי חק according to law, right Psalm 94:20 (others against law); ומשׁפט לַמֵּד ח׳ Ezra 7:10; || בּרית and תורות Isaiah 25:5; || עדות Psalm 99:7.
7. plural חֻקִּים enactments, statutes of a law:
a. of י׳ in nature Jeremiah 31:36.
b. of the prophets Zechariah 1:6.
c. conditions of deed of purchase Jeremiah 32:11.
d. enactments || מִשְׁמָּטִים : ancestral Ezekiel 20:18; given by God as punishment for disobedience Ezekiel 20:25.
e. decrees of unjust judges חִקֲקֵיאָֿוֶן Isaiah 10:1.
f. civil enactments prescribed by God: חֻקֵּי האלהים Exodus 18:16 (E; || תּוֺרֹתָיו), Exodus 18:20 (E; || id.)
g. elsewhere of prescriptions of the several codes of Hex: Leviticus 10:11; Numbers 30:17 (P), Deuteronomy 4:6; Deuteronomy 6:24; Deuteronomy 16:12; Psalm 119:5 20 times, Malachi 3:7; || תּוֺרַת י׳ Amos 2:4; ותורות ח׳ Psalm 105:45; והח׳ דברי הת׳ Deuteronomy 17:19; || ברית Psalm 50:16; וברית ועדות ח׳ 2 Kings 17:15; usually either || משׁפטים Deuteronomy 4:1,5,8,14; Deuteronomy 5:1; Deuteronomy 11:32; Deuteronomy 12:1; Deuteronomy 26:16; 1 Kings 9:4 2 Chronicles 7:17; 1 Chronicles 22:13; Ezekiel 11:12; Ezekiel 36:27, or else ומשׁפטים ח׳ combined with other synonym (usually preceding): e.g. דבר(ים ׅ Psalm 147:19; תורה 2 Chronicles 33:8; Malachi 3:22; מצוה Deuteronomy 5:28; Deuteronomy 6:1; Deuteronomy 7:11; מצות Nehemiah 1:7; 1 Kings 8:58; מצוה, תורה 2 Chronicles 19:10; עֵדֹת Deuteronomy 4:45; Deuteronomy 6:20; sometimes following: e.g. תורות Leviticus 26:46; מצוה, תורה 2 Kings 17:37; or in different order, e.g. ותורות מ׳ ומצות ח׳ Nehemiah 9:13; וח׳ מצות ומ׳ Nehemiah 10:30; ומצות ח׳ ומ׳ Deuteronomy 26:17. Apart from משׁפטים it is combined with מצות, e.g. וח׳ מ׳ Exodus 15:26 (R), Deuteronomy 27:10; ומ׳ ח׳ Deuteronomy 4:40; 1 Kings 3:14; 1 Kings 8:61; ותורה וח׳ מ׳ Nehemiah 9:14; ועדות וח׳ מ׳ Deuteronomy 6:17; 1 Chronicles 29:19; 2 Chronicles 34:31; וח׳ דברי מ׳ Ezra 7:11; it is used with verbs: נתן Leviticus 26:46 3 times; צוּה Numbers 30:17 9 times; למּד Deuteronomy 4:1 10 times; שׁמר Deuteronomy 26:17 16 times; עשׂה Deuteronomy 6:24 5 times; שׁמר לעשׂות Deuteronomy 11:32 4 times; הלך בְּ 1 Kings 8:61 3 times — [On usage of חֹק see חֻקָּה near the end]
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

47:22; 47:22; 47:26

Exodus

5:14; 12:24; 15:25; 15:26; 18:16; 18:16; 18:20; 29:28; 30:21; 30:21

Leviticus

6:11; 6:15; 7:34; 10:11; 10:13; 10:13; 10:14; 10:14; 10:15; 24:9; 26:46; 26:46

Numbers

18:8; 18:11; 18:19

Deuteronomy

4:1; 4:1; 4:5; 4:5; 4:6; 4:8; 4:14; 4:40; 4:45; 5:1; 5:28; 6:1; 6:17; 6:20; 6:24; 6:24; 7:11; 11:32; 11:32; 12:1; 16:12; 17:19; 26:16; 26:17; 26:17; 27:10

Joshua

24:25

Judges

5:15; 5:16; 11:39

1 Samuel

30:25

1 Kings

3:14; 8:58; 8:61; 8:61; 9:4

2 Kings

17:15; 17:37

1 Chronicles

16:17; 22:13; 29:19

2 Chronicles

7:17; 19:10; 33:8; 34:31; 35:25

Ezra

7:10; 7:11

Nehemiah

1:7; 9:13; 9:14; 10:30

Job

14:5; 14:5; 14:13; 23:12; 23:14; 26:10; 28:26; 38:10

Psalms

2:7; 50:16; 81:5; 81:6; 94:20; 99:7; 105:10; 105:45; 119:5; 147:19; 148:6

Proverbs

8:29; 30:8; 30:8; 31:15

Isaiah

5:14; 10:1; 25:5

Jeremiah

5:22; 31:36; 32:11

Ezekiel

11:12; 16:27; 20:18; 20:18; 20:25; 36:27; 45:14

Amos

2:4

Micah

7:11; 7:11

Zephaniah

2:2

Zechariah

1:6

Malachi

3:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2706 matches the Hebrew חֹק (ḥōq),
which occurs 128 times in 124 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 47:22–1Ki 8:61)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:22 - Only the land of the priests bought he not: for the priests had a portion from Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them; wherefore they sold not their land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:26 - And Joseph made it a statute concerning the land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth; only the land of the priests alone became not Pharaoh’s.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:14 - And the officers of the children of Israel, whom Pharaoh’s taskmasters had set over them, were beaten, and demanded, Wherefore have ye not fulfilled your task both yesterday and to-day, in making brick as heretofore?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:24 - And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:25 - And he cried unto Jehovah; And Jehovah showed him a tree, and he cast it into the waters, and the waters were made sweet. There he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:26 - and he said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his eyes, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases upon thee, which I have put upon the Egyptians: for I am Jehovah that healeth thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:16 - when they have a matter, they come unto me; and I judge between a man and his neighbor, and I make them know the statutes of God, and his laws.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:20 - and thou shalt teach them the statutes and the laws, and shalt show them the way wherein they must walk, and the work that they must do.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:28 - and it shall be for Aaron and his sons as their portion for ever from the children of Israel; for it is a heave-offering: and it shall be a heave-offering from the children of Israel of the sacrifices of their peace-offerings, even their heave-offering unto Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:21 - So they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they die not: and it shall be a statute for ever to them, even to him and to his seed throughout their generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:18 - Every male among the children of Aaron shall eat of it, as his portion for ever throughout your generations, from the offerings of Jehovah made by fire: whosoever toucheth them shall be holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:22 - And the anointed priest that shall be in his stead from among his sons shall offer it: by a statute for ever it shall be wholly burnt unto Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:34 - For the wave-breast and the heave-thigh have I taken of the children of Israel out of the sacrifices of their peace-offerings, and have given them unto Aaron the priest and unto his sons as their portion for ever from the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:11 - and that ye may teach the children of Israel all the statutes which Jehovah hath spoken unto them by Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:13 - and ye shall eat it in a holy place, because it is thy portion, and thy sons’ portion, of the offerings of Jehovah made by fire: for so I am commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:14 - And the wave-breast and the heave-thigh shall ye eat in a clean place, thou, and thy sons, and thy daughters with thee: for they are given as thy portion, and thy sons’ portion, out of the sacrifices of the peace-offerings of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:15 - The heave-thigh and the wave-breast shall they bring with the offerings made by fire of the fat, to wave it for a wave-offering before Jehovah: and it shall be thine, and thy sons’ with thee, as a portion for ever; as Jehovah hath commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:9 - And it shall be for Aaron and his sons; and they shall eat it in a holy place: for it is most holy unto him of the offerings of Jehovah made by fire by a perpetual statute.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:46 - These are the statutes and ordinances and laws, which Jehovah made between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai by Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:8 - And Jehovah spake unto Aaron, And I, behold, I have given thee the charge of my heave-offerings, even all the hallowed things of the children of Israel; unto thee have I given them by reason of the anointing, and to thy sons, as a portion for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:11 - And this is thine: the heave-offering of their gift, even all the wave-offerings of the children of Israel; I have given them unto thee, and to thy sons and to thy daughters with thee, as a portion for ever; every one that is clean in thy house shall eat thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:19 - All the heave-offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer unto Jehovah, have I given thee, and thy sons and thy daughters with thee, as a portion for ever: it is a covenant of salt for ever before Jehovah unto thee and to thy seed with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:16 - These are the statutes, which Jehovah commanded Moses, between a man and his wife, between a father and his daughter, being in her youth, in her father’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:1 - And now, O Israel, hearken unto the statutes and unto the ordinances, which I teach you, to do them; that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which Jehovah, the God of your fathers, giveth you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:5 - Behold, I have taught you statutes and ordinances, even as Jehovah my God commanded me, that ye should do so in the midst of the land whither ye go in to possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:6 - Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, that shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:8 - And what great nation is there, that hath statutes and ordinances so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:14 - And Jehovah commanded me at that time to teach you statutes and ordinances, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go over to possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:40 - And thou shalt keep his statutes, and his commandments, which I command thee this day, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days in the land, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:45 - these are the testimonies, and the statutes, and the ordinances, which Moses spake unto the children of Israel, when they came forth out of Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:1 - And Moses called unto all Israel, and said unto them, Hear, O Israel, the statutes and the ordinances which I speak in your ears this day, that ye may learn them, and observe to do them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:31 - But as for thee, stand thou here by me, and I will speak unto thee all the commandment, and the statutes, and the ordinances, which thou shalt teach them, that they may do them in the land which I give them to possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:1 - Now this is the commandment, the statutes, and the ordinances, which Jehovah your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go over to possess it;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:17 - Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of Jehovah your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:20 - When thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What mean the testimonies, and the statutes, and the ordinances, which Jehovah our God hath commanded you?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:24 - And Jehovah commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear Jehovah our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as at this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:11 - Thou shalt therefore keep the commandment, and the statutes, and the ordinances, which I command thee this day, to do them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:32 - And ye shall observe to do all the statutes and the ordinances which I set before you this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:1 - These are the statutes and the ordinances which ye shall observe to do in the land which Jehovah, the God of thy fathers, hath given thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:12 - And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in Egypt: and thou shalt observe and do these statutes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:19 - and it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life; that he may learn to fear Jehovah his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:16 - This day Jehovah thy God commandeth thee to do these statutes and ordinances: thou shalt therefore keep and do them with all thy heart, and with all thy soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:17 - Thou hast avouched Jehovah this day to be thy God, and that thou wouldest walk in his ways, and keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his ordinances, and hearken unto his voice:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:10 - Thou shalt therefore obey the voice of Jehovah thy God, and do his commandments and his statutes, which I command thee this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:25 - So Joshua made a covenant with the people that day, and set them a statute and an ordinance in Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:39 - And it came to pass at the end of two months, that she returned unto her father, who did with her according to his vow which he had vowed: and she knew not man. And it was a custom in Israel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:25 - And it was so from that day forward, that he made it a statute and an ordinance for Israel unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:14 - And if thou wilt walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as thy father David did walk, then I will lengthen thy days.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:58 - that he may incline our hearts unto him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his ordinances, which he commanded our fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:61 - Let your heart therefore be perfect with Jehovah our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments, as at this day.

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