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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
Dictionary Aids

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: Abbreviations
† 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 - Meanwhile, the man was gazing at her [fn]in H2790 silence H2790, to know whether Yahweh had made his journey successful or not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:5 - Now Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter; but his sons were with his livestock in the field, so Jacob kept H2790 silent H2790 until they came in.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:14 - “Yahweh will fight for you, and you will keep H2790 silent H2790.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:4 - and her father hears her vow and her obligation by which she has bound herself, and her father [fn]says H2790 nothing H2790 to her, then all her vows shall stand, and every obligation by which she has bound herself shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:7 - and her husband hears of it and says H2790 nothing H2790 to her on the day he hears it, then her vows shall stand, and her obligations by which she has bound herself shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:11 - and her husband heard it but said H2790 nothing H2790 to her and did not forbid her, then all her vows shall stand, and every obligation by which she bound herself shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:14 - “But if her husband indeed H2790 says H2790 nothing H2790 to her from day to day, then he causes all her vows or all her obligations which are on her to stand; he has caused them to stand because he said H2790 nothing H2790 to her on the day he heard them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:10 -

“You shall not plow H2790 with an ox and a donkey together.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:18 - So the men of the city said to 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 to them,

“If you had not plowed H2790 with my heifer,

You would not have found out my riddle.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:2 - And it was told to the Gazites, saying, “Samson has come here,” so they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the gate of the city. And they kept H2790 silent H2790 all night, saying, “Let us wait until the morning light; then we will kill him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:19 - And they said to him, “Be H2790 silent H2790; put your hand over your mouth and come with us and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for you to be a priest to the house of one man or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:8 - So the sons of Israel said to Samuel, “Do not cease H2790 to cry out to Yahweh our God for us, that He may save us from the hand of the Philistines.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:12 - “And he will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and of fifties, and some to [fn]do H2790 his plowing and to reap his harvest and to make his weapons of war and equipment for his chariots.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:27 - But certain [fn]vile men said, “How can this one save us?” And they despised him and did not bring him any present. But he kept H2790 silent H2790.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:9 - But David knew that Saul was plotting H2790 evil against him; so he said to Abiathar the priest, “Bring the ephod here.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:20 -

So Absalom her brother said to her, “Has Amnon your brother been with you? But now keep H2790 silent H2790, my sister, he is your brother; do not take this matter to heart.” So Tamar remained and was desolate in her brother Absalom’s house.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:10 - “However, Absalom, whom we anointed over us, has died in battle. So now, why are H2790 you silent H2790 about having the king return?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:19 -

So he went from there and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, while he was plowing H2790 with twelve pairs of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed over to him and threw his mantle on him.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:36 -

But the people were H2790 silent H2790 and answered him not a word, for the king’s commandment was, “Do not answer him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:8 - I said to them, “We, according to our ability, have bought back our Jewish brothers who were sold to the nations; and now would you also sell your brothers that they may be sold to us?” Then they were H2790 silent H2790 and could not find a word to say.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:14 - “For if you remain H2790 silent H2790 at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place, and you and your father’s house will perish. And who knows whether you have not reached royalty for such a time as this?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:4 - for we have been sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be killed, and to be caused to perish. Now if we had only been sold as slaves, men and women, I would have remained H2790 silent H2790, for the [fn]adversity would not be worth the [fn]annoyance to the king.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 1:14 - a messenger came to Job and said, “The oxen were plowing H2790 and the [fn]donkeys feeding beside them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:8 -

“According to what I have seen, those who plow H2790 wickedness

And those who sow trouble harvest it.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:24 -

“Instruct me, and I will be H2790 silent H2790;

And cause me to understand how I have erred.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:3 -

“Shall your boasts silence H2790 men?

And shall you mock and none rebuke?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:5 -

“O that you would be H2790 completely H2790 silent H2790,

And that it would become your wisdom!

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:13 -

“Be H2790 silent H2790 before me so that I may speak;

Then let come on me what may.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:19 -

“Who will contend with me?

For now I am H2790 silent H2790 and will breathe my last.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:31 -

“Pay attention, O Job, listen to me;

Keep H2790 silent H2790, and I will speak.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:33 -

“If not, listen to me;

Keep H2790 silent H2790, and I will teach you wisdom.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:12 -

“I will not keep H2790 silence H2790 concerning its limbs,

Or its mighty strength or its graceful frame.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:1 -

Of David.

To You, O Yahweh, I call;

My rock, do not be H2790 silent H2790 to me,

Lest if You are hesitant toward me,

I will become like those who go down to the pit.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:3 -

When I kept H2790 silent H2790 about my sin, my [fn]bones wasted away

Through my [fn]groaning all day long.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:22 -

You have seen it, O Yahweh, do not keep H2790 silent H2790;

O Lord, do not be far from me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:12 -

“Hear my prayer, O Yahweh, and give ear to my cry for help;

Do not be H2790 silent H2790 at my tears;

For I am a sojourner with You,

A foreign resident like all my fathers.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:3 -

May our God come and not be silent H2790;

Fire devours before Him,

And a storm whirls around Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:21 -

“These things you have done and I kept H2790 silent H2790;

You thought that I was just like you;

I will reprove you and state the case in order before your eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:1 -

A Song. A Psalm of Asaph.

O God, do not remain at rest;

Do not be H2790 silent H2790 and, O God, do not be quiet.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:1 -

For the choir director. Of David. A Psalm.

O God of my praise,

Do not be H2790 silent H2790!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:3 -

“The plowers H2790 plowed H2790 upon my back;

They lengthened their furrows.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:29 -

Do not devise H2790 [fn]harm against your neighbor,

While he lives securely beside you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:14 -

Who with perversity in his heart continually devises H2790 evil,

Who [fn]spreads contentions.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:18 -

A heart that devises H2790 wicked thoughts,

Feet that hasten to run to evil,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:12 -

He who despises his neighbor lacks a heart of wisdom,

But a man of discernment keeps H2790 silent H2790.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:20 -

Deceit is in the heart of those who devise H2790 evil,

But counselors of peace have gladness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:22 -

Will they not wander in error who devise H2790 evil?

But lovingkindness and truth will be to those who devise H2790 good.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:28 -

Even an ignorant fool, when he keeps H2790 silent H2790, is considered wise;

When he closes his lips, he is considered understanding.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:4 -

The sluggard does not plow H2790 from winter on,

So he [fn]begs during the harvest and has nothing.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:24 -

Does the [fn]farmer H2790 plow H2790 [fn]continually to plant seed?

Does he continually [fn]turn and harrow his ground?


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