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Lexicon :: Strong's H2715 - ḥōr

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 757a

Strong’s Definitions

חֹר chôr, khore; or (fully) חוֹר chôwr; from H2787; (compare H2751) properly, white or pure (from the cleansing or shining power of fire); hence (figuratively) noble (in rank):—noble.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H2715 in the following manner: noble (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H2715 in the following manner: noble (13x).
  1. a noble, freeborn one

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֹר chôr, khore; or (fully) חוֹר chôwr; from H2787; (compare H2751) properly, white or pure (from the cleansing or shining power of fire); hence (figuratively) noble (in rank):—noble.
STRONGS H2715: Abbreviations
† II. [חֹר] noun masculine 1 Kings 21:8 noble, late, especially Nehemiah, see DrIntr 519 n. (see LagBN 32) **compare NöZMG lvii (1903), 416 — only plural חֹרִים 1 Kings 21:8 + 6 times, חוֺרִים Ecclesiastes 10:17; Nehemiah 6:17 + 3 times; suffix חֹרֶיהָ Isaiah 34:12; — nobles in Naboth's city 1 Kings 21:8, 11 nobles of Judah, חֹרֵי יְהוּדָה; Jeremiah 27:20; Jeremiah 39:6; Nehemiah 6:17; Nehemiah 13:17, והסגנים הח׳ (in Jerusalem) Nehemiah 2:16; Nehemiah 4:8; Nehemiah 4:13; Nehemiah 5:7; Nehemiah 7:5; Ecclesiastes 10:17, of Edom Isaiah 34:12. — I.חֹר, see II. חור.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

21:8; 21:8; 21:8; 21:11


2:16; 4:8; 4:13; 5:7; 6:17; 6:17; 7:5; 13:17


10:17; 10:17


34:12; 34:12


27:20; 39:6


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2715 matches the Hebrew חֹר (ḥōr),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:8 -

So she wrote letters in Ahab’s name and sealed them with his seal, and sent letters to the elders and to the nobles H2715 who were living with Naboth in his city.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:11 -

So the men of his city, the elders and the nobles H2715 who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had sent word to them, just as it was written in the letters which she had sent them.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:16 - Now the officials did not know where I had gone or what I was doing; nor had I as yet told the Jews, the priests, the nobles H2715, the officials, or the rest who were doing the work.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:14 - Then I saw their fear. And I arose and said to the nobles H2715, the officials, and the rest of the people: “Do not fear them; remember the Lord who is great and fearsome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your houses.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:19 - I said to the nobles H2715, the officials and the rest of the people, “The work is great and extensive, and we are separated on the wall far from one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:7 - I consulted within my own heart and contended with the nobles H2715 and the officials and said to them, “You are exacting usury, each from his brother!” Therefore, I held a great assembly against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:17 - Also in those days many letters went from the nobles H2715 of Judah to Tobiah, and Tobiah’s letters came to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:5 -

Then my God put it into my heart, and I gathered the nobles H2715, the officials, and the people to be recorded by genealogies. Then I found the book of the genealogy of those who came up first, and in it I found written:

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:17 - Then I contended with the nobles H2715 of Judah and said to them, “What is this evil thing you are doing, even profaning the sabbath day?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:17 - Blessed are you, O land, whose king is of nobility H2715 and whose princes eat at the appropriate time—for might and not for drinking.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:12 -

Its nobles H2715—there is no one there

Whom they may proclaim king

And all its princes will be non-existent.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:20 - which Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon did not take when he carried away into exile Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, from Jerusalem to Babylon, and all the nobles H2715 of Judah and Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:6 - Then the king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes at Riblah; the king of Babylon also slaughtered all the nobles H2715 of Judah.
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