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Lexicon :: Strong's H2790 - ḥāraš

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חָרַשׁ
Transliteration
ḥāraš
Pronunciation
khaw-rash'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 760,761

Strong’s Definitions

חָרַשׁ chârash, khaw-rash'; a primitive root; to scratch, i.e. (by implication) to engrave, plough; hence (from the use of tools) to fabricate (of any material); figuratively, to devise (in a bad sense); hence (from the idea of secrecy) to be silent, to let alone; hence (by implication) to be deaf (as an accompaniment of dumbness):—× altogether, cease, conceal, be deaf, devise, ear, graven, imagine, leave off speaking, hold peace, plow(-er, man), be quiet, rest, practise secretly, keep silence, be silent, speak not a word, be still, hold tongue, worker.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 73x

The KJV translates Strong's H2790 in the following manner: ...peace (26x), plow (13x), devise (5x), keep ... silence (5x), hold...tongue (4x), altogether (3x), plowman (2x), cease (1x), conceal (1x), deaf (1x), to ear (1x), graven (1x), imagine (1x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 73x
The KJV translates Strong's H2790 in the following manner: ...peace (26x), plow (13x), devise (5x), keep ... silence (5x), hold...tongue (4x), altogether (3x), plowman (2x), cease (1x), conceal (1x), deaf (1x), to ear (1x), graven (1x), imagine (1x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. to cut in, plough, engrave, devise

    1. (Qal)

      1. to cut in, engrave

      2. to plough

      3. to devise

    2. (Niphal) to be ploughed

    3. (Hiphil) to plot evil

  2. to be silent, be dumb, be speechless, be deaf

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be silent

      2. to be deaf

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to be silent, keep quiet

      2. to make silent

      3. to be deaf, show deafness

    3. (Hithpael) to remain silent

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָרַשׁ chârash, khaw-rash'; a primitive root; to scratch, i.e. (by implication) to engrave, plough; hence (from the use of tools) to fabricate (of any material); figuratively, to devise (in a bad sense); hence (from the idea of secrecy) to be silent, to let alone; hence (by implication) to be deaf (as an accompaniment of dumbness):—× altogether, cease, conceal, be deaf, devise, ear, graven, imagine, leave off speaking, hold peace, plow(-er, man), be quiet, rest, practise secretly, keep silence, be silent, speak not a word, be still, hold tongue, worker.
STRONGS H2790:
† I. [חָרַשׁ] verb cut in, engrave, plough, devise (Late Hebrew id., plough, so Ethiopic ሐረለ፡ Phoenician חרש, Aramaic (rare) חֲרַת engrave, Tfro cleave, plough, Arabic حَرَثَ plough) —
Qal Perfect חָֽרְשׁוּ Psalm 129:3, חֲרַשְׁתֶּם Judges 14:18; Hosea 10:13; Imperfect יַחֲרשׁ Isaiah 28:24; Proverbs 20:4; יַחֲרוֺשׁ Hosea 10:11+ Amos 6:12 (see below); 2nd person masculine singular תַּחֲרשׁ Deuteronomy 22:10; Proverbs 3:29; Infinitive construct חֲרשׁ 1 Samuel 8:12; Participle חֹרֵשׁ [H2794 Genesis 4:22] + 5 times; חוֺרֵשׁ Amos 9:13; plural חֹרְשִׁים Psalm 129:3, חֹרְשֵׁי Job 4:8 + 3 times, feminine plural absolute חֹרְשׁוֺת Job 1:14; passive חֲרוּשָׁה Jeremiah 17:1: —
1. cut in, engrave, of worker in metals נְחשֶׁת וּבַרְזֶל ח׳ [H2794 Genesis 4:22] (J), נחשׁת ח׳ 1 Kings 7:14; figurative עַללֿוּחַ לִבָּם ח׳ Jeremiah 17:1 engraved on the tablet of their heart.
2. plough, literally, human subject (animal usually with בְּ), no object expressed 1 Kings 19:19; Deuteronomy 22:10; Isaiah 28:24, so יַחֲרוֺשׁ בבקרים Amos 6:12 (but read probably יֵחָרֵשׁ בבקר יָם, see We and others); with accusative of congnate meaning with verb חֲרִישׁוֺ ח׳ 1 Samuel 8:12 plough his ploughing (=do his ploughing), Proverbs 20:4; figurative of Judah Hosea 10:11; with ethical reference רֶשַׁע ח׳ Hosea 10:13 (|| קצר), אָוֶן ח׳ Job 4:8 (|| זרע, קצר); עַלגַּֿבִּי חָֽרְשׁוּ חֹרְשִׁים Psalm 129:3 upon my back have ploughmen ploughed (figurative of oppression by wicked); חֹרֵשׁploughman Isaiah 28:24; Amos 9:13 (|| קוֺצֵר); ח׳ with oxen subject only Job 1:14.
3. devise (as one who works in, practises), usually bad sense, object רָעָה Proverbs 3:29, רַע Proverbs 6:14; מַחְשְׁבוֺת אָוֶן Proverbs 6:18, חֹרְשֵׁירַע Proverbs 12:20; Proverbs 14:22; but also חֹרְשֵׁי טוֺב Proverbs 14:22.
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular צִיּוֺן שָׂדֶה תֵּחָרֵשׁ Micah 3:12 Zion, as a field she shall be ploughedJeremiah 26:18.
Hiph. Participle מַחֲרִישׁ רָעָה עַלֿ 1 Samuel 23:9 fabricating mischief against (see Dr, and compare We).

† II. [חָרֵשׁ] verb
1. be silent, dumb, speechless;
2. be deaf; chiefly poetical (Late Hebrew Pi. make deaf; Aramaic Wero, Wfro be dumb, deaf; Arabic خَرِسَ be dumb, speechless, compare Assyrian ḫarâšu, restrain, according to DlPr 100; see LagBN 120) —
Qal Imperfect יֶחֱרָ֑שׁ Psalm 50:3; 2nd person masculine singular תֶּחֱרַשׁ Psalm 28:1; Psalm 83:2; תֶּחֱרַ֑שׁ Psalm 35:22; Psalm 109:1; תֶּחֱרָ֑שׁ Psalm 39:13; 3rd person feminine plural תֶּחֱרַ֑שְׁנָה Micah 7:16; —
1. be silent, always of God's keeping silence when men pray Psalm 35:22; Psalm 50:3; Psalm 83:2; Psalm 109:1; followed by אֶלֿ Psalm 39:13.
2. be deaf, subject י׳, followed by מִמֶּנִּי Psalm 28:1; subject אָזְנַיִם Micah 7:16.
Hiph. Perfect חֶחֱרִשׁ Numbers 30:15; Genesis 34:5; יְחֶחֱרִישׁ consecutive Numbers 30:5; Numbers 30:8; וְהֶחֱרִשׁ consecutive Numbers 30:12; הֶחֱרַ֫שְׁתִּי Esther 7:4 + 2 times etc.; Imperfect יַחֲרִישׁ Numbers 30:15 + 2 times (including Zephaniah 3:17 see below); 2nd person masculine singular תַּחֲרִישׁ Habakkuk 1:13; jussive תַּחְרֵשׁ 1 Samuel 7:8; 2nd person masculine plural תַּחֲרִישׁוּן Job 13:5; תַּחֲרִשׁוּן Exodus 14:14, etc.; Imperative הַחֲרֵשׁ Judges 18:19 + 2 times; הַחֲרִ֫ישִׁי 2 Samuel 13:20; הַחֲרִ֫ישׁוּ Job 13:13; Isaiah 41:1; Infinitive absolute הַחֲרֵשׁ Numbers 30:15 + 2 times; Participle מַחֲרִישׁ Genesis 24:21 + 2 times (including 1 Samuel 10:27 see below); מַחֲרִישִׁים 2 Samuel 19:11; —
1. be silent (=exhibit silence)
a. almost always of men Genesis 24:21; Genesis 34:5; Exodus 14:14 (all J), Judges 18:19; 2 Samuel 13:20; 2 Samuel 19:11; 2 Kings 18:36Isaiah 36:21; Jeremiah 4:19; Job 6:24; Job 13:5 (twice in verse); Job 13:19; Job 33:31, 33; Proverbs 11:12; Proverbs 17:28; Psalm 32:3; Nehemiah 5:8; Esther 4:14 (twice in verse); Esther 7:4; also וַיְהִי כְּמַחֲרִישׁ 1 Samuel 10:27 (but read rather ויהי כְּמֵחֹדֶשׁ and it came to pass after about a month, Greek Version of the LXX Dr); יחרישׁ באהבתו Zephaniah 3:17 (Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version יְחַדֵּשׁ he will renew his love, see especially BuhlZAW see 1885, 183); ח׳ with לְ person keep silence at one, i.e. fail to make objection at proper time Numbers 30:5; Numbers 30:8; Numbers 30:12; Numbers 30:15 (3 times in verse) (all P); אלי הח׳ Isaiah 41:1 pregnantly =come silently unto me; followed by מִן person cease to speak with Jeremiah 38:27; be silent about, pass by in silence, followed by accusative בַּדָּיו אח׳ Job 41:4.
b. rarely of God, permitting evil in silence Habakkuk 1:13; Isaiah 42:14; Psalm 50:21.
2. once causative. make silent, with accusative Job 11:3.
3. be deaf, shew deafness: אַלֿ תַּחֲרֵשׁ מִמֶּנּוּ מִזְּעֹק 1 Samuel 7:8 be not deaf (turning) from us, so as not to cry.
** Hithp. Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural וַיִּתְחָֽרְשׁוּ Judges 16:2 and they kept quiet.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

24:21; 24:21; 34:5; 34:5

Exodus

14:14; 14:14

Numbers

30:5; 30:5; 30:8; 30:8; 30:12; 30:12; 30:15; 30:15; 30:15; 30:15

Deuteronomy

22:10; 22:10

Judges

14:18; 16:2; 18:19; 18:19

1 Samuel

7:8; 7:8; 8:12; 8:12; 10:27; 10:27; 23:9

2 Samuel

13:20; 13:20; 19:11; 19:11

1 Kings

7:14; 19:19

2 Kings

18:36

Nehemiah

5:8

Esther

4:14; 7:4; 7:4

Job

1:14; 1:14; 4:8; 4:8; 6:24; 11:3; 13:5; 13:5; 13:13; 13:19; 33:31; 33:33; 41:4

Psalms

28:1; 28:1; 32:3; 35:22; 35:22; 39:13; 39:13; 50:3; 50:3; 50:21; 83:2; 83:2; 109:1; 109:1; 129:3; 129:3; 129:3

Proverbs

3:29; 3:29; 6:14; 6:18; 11:12; 12:20; 14:22; 14:22; 17:28; 20:4; 20:4

Isaiah

28:24; 28:24; 28:24; 36:21; 41:1; 41:1; 42:14

Jeremiah

4:19; 17:1; 17:1; 26:18; 38:27

Hosea

10:11; 10:11; 10:13; 10:13

Amos

6:12; 6:12; 9:13; 9:13

Micah

3:12; 7:16; 7:16

Habakkuk

1:13; 1:13

Zephaniah

3:17; 3:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2790 matches the Hebrew חָרַשׁ (ḥāraš),
which occurs 72 times in 65 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 24:21–Isa 28:24)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:21 - And the man wondering at her held his peace, H2790 to wit whether the LORD had made his journey prosperous or not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:5 - And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter: now his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob held his peace H2790 until they were come.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:14 - The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace. H2790
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:4 - And her father hear her vow, and her bond wherewith she hath bound her soul, and her father shall hold his peace H2790 at her: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she hath bound her soul shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:7 - And her husband heard it, and held his peace H2790 at her in the day that he heard it: then her vows shall stand, and her bonds wherewith she bound her soul shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:11 - And her husband heard it, and held his peace H2790 at her, and disallowed her not: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she bound her soul shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:14 - But if her husband altogether H2790 hold his peace H2790 at her from day to day; then he establisheth all her vows, or all her bonds, which are upon her: he confirmeth them, because he held his peace H2790 at her in the day that he heard them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:10 - Thou shalt not plow H2790 with an ox and an ass together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:18 - And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey? and what is stronger than a lion? And he said unto them, If ye had not plowed H2790 with my heifer, ye had not found out my riddle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:2 - And it was told the Gazites, saying, Samson is come hither. And they compassed him in, and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet H2790 all the night, saying, In the morning, when it is day, we shall kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:19 - And they said unto him, Hold thy peace, H2790 lay thine hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest: is it better for thee to be a priest unto the house of one man, or that thou be a priest unto a tribe and a family in Israel?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:8 - And the children of Israel said to Samuel, Cease H2790 not to cry unto the LORD our God for us, that he will save us out of the hand of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:12 - And he will appoint him captains over thousands, and captains over fifties; and will set them to ear H2790 his ground, and to reap his harvest, and to make his instruments of war, and instruments of his chariots.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:27 - But the children of Belial said, How shall this man save us? And they despised him, and brought him no presents. But he held his peace. H2790
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:9 - And David knew that Saul secretly practised H2790 mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring hither the ephod.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:20 - And Absalom her brother said unto her, Hath Amnon thy brother been with thee? but hold now thy peace, H2790 my sister: he is thy brother; regard not this thing. So Tamar remained desolate in her brother Absalom's house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:10 - And Absalom, whom we anointed over us, is dead in battle. Now therefore why speak H2790 ye not a word of bringing the king back?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:19 - So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing H2790 with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:36 - But the people held their peace, H2790 and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:8 - And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, H2790 and found nothing to answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:14 - For if thou altogether H2790 holdest thy peace H2790 at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:4 - For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, H2790 although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 1:14 - And there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, H2790 and the asses feeding beside them:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:8 - Even as I have seen, they that plow H2790 iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:24 - Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: H2790 and cause me to understand wherein I have erred.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:3 - Should thy lies make H2790  men hold their peace? H2790 and when thou mockest, shall no man make thee ashamed?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:5 - O that ye would altogether H2790 hold your peace! H2790 and it should be your wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:13 - Hold your peace, H2790 let me alone, that I may speak, and let come on me what will.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:19 - Who is he that will plead with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, H2790 I shall give up the ghost.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:31 - Mark well, O Job, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, H2790 and I will speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:33 - If not, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, H2790 and I shall teach thee wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:12 - I will not conceal H2790 his parts, nor his power, nor his comely proportion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:1 - [[A Psalm of David.]] Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent H2790 to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:3 - When I kept silence, H2790 my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:22 - This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not silence: H2790 O Lord, be not far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:12 - Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace H2790 at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:3 - Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: H2790 a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:21 - These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; H2790 thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:1 - [[A Song or Psalm of Asaph.]] Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, H2790 and be not still, O God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] Hold not thy peace, H2790 O God of my praise;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:3 - The plowers H2790 plowed H2790 upon my back: they made long their furrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:29 - Devise H2790 not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:14 - Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth H2790 mischief continually; he soweth discord.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:18 - An heart that deviseth H2790 wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:12 - He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace. H2790
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:20 - Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine H2790 evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:22 - Do they not err that devise H2790 evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise H2790 good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:28 - Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, H2790 is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:4 - The sluggard will not plow H2790 by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:24 - Doth the plowman H2790 plow H2790 all day to sow? doth he open and break the clods of his ground?

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