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Lexicon :: Strong's H2740 - ḥārôn

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 736a

Strong’s Definitions

חָרוֹן chârôwn, khaw-rone'; or (shortened) חָרֹן chârôn; from H2734; a burning of anger:—sore displeasure, fierce(-ness), fury, (fierce) wrath(-ful).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x

The KJV translates Strong's H2740 in the following manner: fierce (23x), fierceness (9x), wrath (6x), fury (1x), wrathful (1x), displeasure (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x
The KJV translates Strong's H2740 in the following manner: fierce (23x), fierceness (9x), wrath (6x), fury (1x), wrathful (1x), displeasure (1x).
  1. anger, heat, burning (of anger)

    1. always used of God's anger

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָרוֹן chârôwn, khaw-rone'; or (shortened) חָרֹן chârôn; from H2734; a burning of anger:—sore displeasure, fierce(-ness), fury, (fierce) wrath(-ful).
STRONGS H2740: Abbreviations
חָרוֺן noun masculine (burning of) anger (compare LagBN 204 Anm. * *) — ח׳ Ezekiel 7:12 + 2 times; construct חֲרוֺן Numbers 25:4 + 33 times; suffix חֲרוֺנִי Ezekiel 7:14 (Co חרון), חֲרוֺגוֺ Psalm 2:5; חֲרֹנְךָ Exodus 15:7; plural suffix חֲרוֺנֶי֑ךָ Psalm 88:17; — always of God's anger (see note, below), חֲרוֺן אף Exodus 32:12; Numbers 25:4; Numbers 32:14; Joshua 7:26 (J), Deuteronomy 13:18; 1 Samuel 28:18; 2 Kings 23:26; 2 Chronicles 28:11, 13; 29:10; 30:8; Ezra 10:14; Hosea 11:9; Nahum 1:6; Zephaniah 2:2; Zephaniah 3:8; Isaiah 13:9, 13; Jeremiah 4:8, 26; Jeremiah 12:13; Jeremiah 25:37, 38; Jeremiah 30:24; Jeremiah 49:37; Jeremiah 51:45; Jonah 3:9; Psalm 69:25; Psalm 78:49; Psalm 85:4; Job 20:23; Lamentations 1:12; Lamentations 4:11; אף omitted, Exodus 15:7 (song), Nehemiah 13:18; Psalm 2:5; Ezekiel 7:12 (strike out Co), Ezekiel 7:14; plural bursts of burning anger Psalm 88:17. —
כְּמוֺחָֿרוֺן Psalm 58:10 burning anger Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate Jerome AV Bae Che; but Thes MV SS DeW Ew Ol Pe, something burning, e.g. thorns, antith. green thorns; Hengst De cooked flesh, antith. raw; Jeremiah 25:38 הַיּוֺנָה מפני ח׳ because of the fierceness of the oppressor (? AV) would then be the only use of the word of other than God's anger; here Greek Version of the LXX Targum Ew Hi Gf Ke Che Gie RV rightly read חרב oppressing sword (as Jeremiah 46:16; Jeremiah 50:16). חרון is not used in H P D2 or E (except song, Exodus 15:7) of the Hexateuch; nor in Ezekiel except Ezekiel 7:12 (strike out Co), Ezekiel 7:14.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


15:7; 15:7; 15:7; 32:12


25:4; 25:4; 32:14





1 Samuel


2 Kings


2 Chronicles

28:11; 28:13; 29:10; 30:8








2:5; 2:5; 58:10; 69:25; 78:49; 85:4; 88:17; 88:17


13:9; 13:13


4:8; 4:26; 12:13; 25:37; 25:38; 25:38; 30:24; 46:16; 49:37; 50:16; 51:45


1:12; 4:11


7:12; 7:12; 7:12; 7:14; 7:14; 7:14








2:2; 3:8


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2740 matches the Hebrew חָרוֹן (ḥārôn),
which occurs 41 times in 40 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:7 - And in the greatness of thine excellency thou hast overthrown them that rose up against thee: thou sentest forth thy wrath, H2740 which consumed them as stubble.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:12 - Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce H2740 wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:4 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before the LORD against the sun, that the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD may be turned away from Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:14 - And, behold, ye are risen up in your fathers' stead, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD toward Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:17 - And there shall cleave nought of the cursed thing to thine hand: that the LORD may turn from the fierceness H2740 of his anger, and shew thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:26 - And they raised over him a great heap of stones unto this day. So the LORD turned from the fierceness H2740 of his anger. Wherefore the name of that place was called, The valley of Achor, unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:18 - Because thou obeyedst not the voice of the LORD, nor executedst his fierce H2740 wrath upon Amalek, therefore hath the LORD done this thing unto thee this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:26 - Notwithstanding the LORD turned not from the fierceness H2740 of his great wrath, wherewith his anger was kindled against Judah, because of all the provocations that Manasseh had provoked him withal.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:11 - Now hear me therefore, and deliver the captives again, which ye have taken captive of your brethren: for the fierce H2740 wrath of the LORD is upon you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:13 - And said unto them, Ye shall not bring in the captives hither: for whereas we have offended against the LORD already, ye intend to add more to our sins and to our trespass: for our trespass is great, and there is fierce H2740 wrath against Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:10 - Now it is in mine heart to make a covenant with the LORD God of Israel, that his fierce H2740 wrath may turn away from us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:8 - Now be ye not stiffnecked, as your fathers were, but yield yourselves unto the LORD, and enter into his sanctuary, which he hath sanctified for ever: and serve the LORD your God, that the fierceness H2740 of his wrath may turn away from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:14 - Let now our rulers of all the congregation stand, and let all them which have taken strange wives in our cities come at appointed times, and with them the elders of every city, and the judges thereof, until the fierce H2740 wrath of our God for this matter be turned from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:18 - Did not your fathers thus, and did not our God bring all this evil upon us, and upon this city? yet ye bring more wrath H2740 upon Israel by profaning the sabbath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:23 - When he is about to fill his belly, God shall cast the fury H2740 of his wrath upon him, and shall rain it upon him while he is eating.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:5 - Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure. H2740
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:9 - Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath. H2740
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:24 - Pour out thine indignation upon them, and let thy wrathful H2740 anger take hold of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:49 - He cast upon them the fierceness H2740 of his anger, wrath, and indignation, and trouble, by sending evil angels among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:3 - Thou hast taken away all thy wrath: thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness H2740 of thine anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:16 - Thy fierce wrath H2740 goeth over me; thy terrors have cut me off.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:9 - Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce H2740 anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:13 - Therefore I will shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove out of her place, in the wrath of the LORD of hosts, and in the day of his fierce H2740 anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:8 - For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl: for the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD is not turned back from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:26 - I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and by his fierce H2740 anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:13 - They have sown wheat, but shall reap thorns: they have put themselves to pain, but shall not profit: and they shall be ashamed of your revenues because of the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:37 - And the peaceable habitations are cut down because of the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:38 - He hath forsaken his covert, as the lion: for their land is desolate because of the fierceness H2740 of the oppressor, and because of his fierce H2740 anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:24 - The fierce H2740 anger of the LORD shall not return, until he have done it, and until he have performed the intents of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:37 - For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce H2740 anger, saith the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:45 - My people, go ye out of the midst of her, and deliver ye every man his soul from the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:12 - Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is done unto me, wherewith the LORD hath afflicted me in the day of his fierce H2740 anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:11 - The LORD hath accomplished his fury; he hath poured out his fierce H2740 anger, and hath kindled a fire in Zion, and it hath devoured the foundations thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:12 - The time is come, the day draweth near: let not the buyer rejoice, nor the seller mourn: for wrath H2740 is upon all the multitude thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:14 - They have blown the trumpet, even to make all ready; but none goeth to the battle: for my wrath H2740 is upon all the multitude thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:9 - I will not execute the fierceness H2740 of mine anger, I will not return to destroy Ephraim: for I am God, and not man; the Holy One in the midst of thee: and I will not enter into the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:9 - Who can tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce H2740 anger, that we perish not?
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:6 - Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness H2740 of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:2 - Before the decree bring forth, before the day pass as the chaff, before the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD come upon you, before the day of the LORD'S anger come upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:8 - Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey: for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce H2740 anger: for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.
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