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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 Your [fn]exaltation You pull down those who rise up against You;

You send forth Your burning H2740 anger H2740, and it devours them as chaff.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:12 - “Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, ‘With evil intent He brought them out to kill them in the mountains and to consume them from the face of the earth’? Turn from Your burning H2740 anger and relent concerning doing harm to Your people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:4 - And Yahweh said to Moses, “Take all who are the heads of the people and execute them [fn]in broad daylight before Yahweh, so that the burning H2740 anger of Yahweh may turn away from Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:14 - “Now behold, you have risen up in your fathers’ place, a brood of sinful men, to add still more to the burning H2740 anger of Yahweh against Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:17 - “Now nothing from that which is devoted to destruction shall cling to your hand, in order that Yahweh may turn from His burning H2740 anger and grant compassion to you and show compassion to you and make you multiply, just as He has sworn to your fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:26 - Then they raised over him a great heap of stones that stands to this day, and Yahweh turned from His burning H2740 anger. Therefore the name of that place has been called the valley of [fn]Achor to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:18 - “As you did not listen to the voice of Yahweh and did not execute His burning H2740 anger on Amalek, so Yahweh has done this thing to you this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:26 -

However, Yahweh did not turn from His great burning H2740 anger, His anger which burned against Judah, because of all the provocations with which Manasseh had provoked Him to anger.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:11 - “So now, listen to me and return the captives whom you carried away from your brothers, for the burning H2740 anger of Yahweh is against you.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:13 - and said to them, “You must not bring the captives in here, for you are [fn]intending to bring upon us guilt against Yahweh adding to our sins and our guilt; for our guilt is great so that His burning H2740 anger is against Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:10 - “Now it is in my heart to cut a covenant with Yahweh, the God of Israel, that His burning H2740 anger may turn away from us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:8 - “Now do not stiffen your neck like your fathers, but give your hand to Yahweh and enter His sanctuary which He has set apart as holy forever, and serve Yahweh your God, that His burning H2740 anger may turn away from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:14 - “Let our princes stand in for the whole assembly, and let all those in our cities who have married foreign wives come at set times, together with the elders and judges of each city, until the burning H2740 anger of our God on account of this matter is turned away from us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:18 - “Did not your fathers do the same, so our God brought on us and on this city all this calamity? Yet you are adding to His anger H2740 on Israel by profaning the sabbath.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:23 -

“So it will be that he fills his belly,

And God will send His burning H2740 anger on him

And will rain it on him [fn]while he is eating.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:5 -

Then He speaks to them in His anger

And terrifies them in His fury H2740, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:9 -

Before your pots can feel the fire of thorns

He will sweep them away with a whirlwind, the living and the burning H2740 alike.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:24 -

Pour out Your indignation on them,

And may Your burning H2740 anger overtake them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:49 -

He sent upon them His burning H2740 anger,

Fury and indignation and [fn]distress,

[fn]A band of destroying angels.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:3 -

You withdrew all Your fury;

You turned back from Your burning H2740 anger.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:16 -

Your burning H2740 anger H2740 has passed over me;

Your horrors have [fn]destroyed me.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:9 -

Behold, the day of Yahweh is coming,

Cruel, with fury and burning H2740 anger,

To make the land a desolation;

And He will exterminate its sinners from it.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:13 -

Therefore I will make the heavens tremble,

And the earth will be shaken from its place

At the fury of Yahweh of hosts

In the day of His burning H2740 anger.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:8 -

“For this, I gird myself with sackcloth,

Lament and wail;

For the burning H2740 anger of Yahweh

Has not turned back from us.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:26 -

I saw, and behold, [fn]the fruitful orchard was a wilderness,

And all its cities were torn down

Before Yahweh, before His burning H2740 anger.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:13 -

“They have sown wheat and have reaped thorns;

They have strained themselves [fn]to no profit.

But be ashamed of your produce

Because of the burning H2740 anger of Yahweh.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:37 -

And the peaceful pastures are made silent

Because of the burning H2740 anger of Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:38 -

“He has forsaken His hiding place like the lion;

For their land has become an object of horror

Because of the burning H2740 desire of [fn]the oppressor

And because of His burning H2740 anger.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:24 -

The burning H2740 anger of Yahweh will not turn back

Until He has done and until He has established

The intent of His heart;

In the last days you will understand this.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:37 -

‘So I will [fn]shatter Elam before their enemies

And before those who seek their lives;

And I will bring calamity upon them,

Even My burning H2740 anger,’ declares Yahweh,

‘And I will send out the sword after them

Until I have consumed them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:45 -

“Come forth from her midst, My people,

And each of you escape with his life

From the burning H2740 anger of Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:12 -


“Is it nothing to all you who pass this way?

Look and see if there is any [fn]pain like my [fn]pain

Which was dealt severely to me,

Which Yahweh grieved me with on the day of His burning H2740 anger.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:11 -


Yahweh has spent His wrath;

He has poured out His burning H2740 anger;

And He has kindled a fire in Zion

Which has devoured its foundations.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:12 - ‘The time has come; the day has arrived. Let not the buyer be glad nor the seller mourn; for wrath H2740 is against all their multitude.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:14 -

‘They have blown the trumpet and made everything ready, but no one is going to the battle, for My wrath H2740 is against all [fn]their multitude.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:9 -

I will not execute My burning H2740 anger;

I will not make Ephraim a ruin again.

For I am God and not man, the Holy One in your midst,

And I will not come in [fn]wrath.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:9 -

“Who knows, God may turn and relent and turn away from His burning H2740 anger so that we will not perish.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:6 -


Who can stand before His indignation?

Who can endure the burning H2740 of His anger?


His wrath is poured out like fire,

And the rocks are torn down by Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:2 -

Before the decree [fn]takes effect

The day passes like the chaff

Before the burning H2740 anger of Yahweh comes upon you,

Before the day of Yahweh’s anger comes upon you.

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:8 -

“Therefore wait for Me,” declares Yahweh,

“For the day when I rise up as a witness.

Indeed, My judgment is to assemble nations,

To gather kingdoms,

To pour out on them My indignation,

All My burning H2740 anger;

For all the earth will be devoured

By the fire of My zeal.

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