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Lexicon :: Strong's H2740 - ḥārôn

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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]excellence You overthrow those who rise up against You;
You send out Your burning H2740 anger H2740, and it consumes them like chaff.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:12 - “Why should the Egyptians talk, saying, ‘With evil motives He brought them out, to kill them on the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth’? Turn from Your burning H2740 anger and relent of doing harm to Your people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:4 - And the LORD said to Moses, “Take all the leaders of the people and [fn]execute them [fn]in broad daylight before the LORD, so that the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD may turn away from Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:14 - “Now behold, you have risen up in your fathers’ place, born of sinful men, to add still more to the burning H2740 anger of the LORD against Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:17 - “Nothing at all from what is designated for destruction is to cling to your hand, in order that the LORD may turn from His burning H2740 anger and show mercy to you, and have compassion on you and make you increase, just as He has sworn to your fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:26 - Then they erected over him a large heap of stones that stands to this day, and the LORD turned from the fierceness H2740 of His anger. Therefore the name of that place has been called the Valley of [fn]Achor to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:18 - “Just as you did not [fn]obey the LORD and did not execute His fierce H2740 wrath on Amalek, so the LORD has done this thing to you this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:26 - Nevertheless, the LORD did not turn from the fierceness H2740 of His great wrath with which His anger burned against Judah, because of all the provocations with which Manasseh had provoked Him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:11 - “Now then, listen to me and return the captives whom you captured from your brothers, for the burning H2740 anger of the LORD is against you.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:13 - and said to them, “You must not bring the captives in here, for you are proposing to bring guilt upon us before the LORD, adding to our sins and our guilt; for our guilt is great, and His burning H2740 anger is against Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:10 - “Now it is in my heart to make a covenant with the LORD God of Israel, so 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 [fn]yield to the LORD and enter His sanctuary which He has consecrated forever, and serve the LORD your God, that His burning H2740 anger may turn away from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:14 - “Please let our leaders [fn]represent all the assembly and have all those in our cities who have married foreign wives come at appointed times, together with the elders and judges of each city, until the fierce H2740 anger of our God on account of this matter is turned away from us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:18 - “Did your fathers not do the same, so that our God brought on us and on this city all this trouble? Yet you are adding to the wrath H2740 against Israel by profaning the Sabbath.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:23 - “When he fills his belly,
God will send His fierce H2740 anger on him
And rain it on him [fn]while he is eating.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:5 - Then He will speak to them in His anger
And terrify 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 [fn]green 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 His burning H2740 anger upon them,
Fury and indignation and trouble,
A band of [fn]destroying angels.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:3 - You withdrew all Your fury;
You turned away from Your burning H2740 anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:16 - Your burning H2740 anger H2740 has passed over me;
Your terrors have [fn]destroyed me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:9 - Behold, the day of the LORD 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 the LORD of armies
In the day of His burning H2740 anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:8 - “For this, put on sackcloth,
Mourn and wail;
For the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD
Has not turned away from us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:26 - I looked, and behold, [fn]the fruitful land was a wilderness,
And all its cities were pulled down
Before the LORD, before His fierce H2740 anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:13 - “They have sown wheat but have harvested thorns,
They have strained themselves [fn]to no profit.
So be ashamed of your produce
Because of the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:37 - And the peaceful grazing places are devastated
Because of the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:38 - “He has left His hiding place like the lion;
For their land has become a horror
Because of the fierceness H2740 of the [fn]oppressing sword
And because of His fierce H2740 anger.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:24 - The fierce H2740 anger of the LORD will not turn back
Until He has performed and accomplished
The intent of His heart.
In the latter 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 disaster upon them,
Even My fierce H2740 anger,’ declares the LORD,
‘And I will send the sword after them
Until I have consumed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:45 - “Come out from her midst, My people,
And each of you save yourselves
From the fierce H2740 anger of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:12 - Is it nothing to all you who pass this way?
Look and see if there is any pain like my pain
Which was inflicted on me,
With which the LORD tormented me on the day of His fierce H2740 anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:11 - The LORD has expended His wrath,
He has poured out His fierce H2740 anger;
And He has kindled a fire in Zion,
And it has consumed its foundations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:12 - ‘The time has come, the day has arrived. Let neither the buyer rejoice 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 carry out My fierce H2740 anger;
I will not destroy Ephraim again.
For I am God and not a 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 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 gushes forth like fire,
And the rocks are broken up by Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:2 - Before the decree [fn]takes effect
The day passes like chaff
Before the burning H2740 anger of the LORD comes upon you,
Before the day of the LORD’S anger comes upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:8 - “Therefore wait for Me,” declares the LORD,
“For the day when I rise up as a witness.
Indeed, My decision is to gather nations,
To assemble 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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