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Lexicon :: Strong's H2833 - ḥōšen

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חֹשֶׁן
Transliteration
ḥōšen
Pronunciation
kho'-shen
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root probably meaning to contain or sparkle
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 772a

Strong’s Definitions

חֹשֶׁן chôshen, kho'-shen; from an unused root probably meaning to contain or sparkle; perhaps a pocket (as holding the Urim and Thummim), or rich (as containing gems), used only of the gorget of the highpriest:—breastplate.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H2833 in the following manner: breastplate (25x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H2833 in the following manner: breastplate (25x).
  1. breastplate, breastpiece

    1. sacred pouch of the high priest designed to hold the Urim and Thummim

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֹשֶׁן chôshen, kho'-shen; from an unused root probably meaning to contain or sparkle; perhaps a pocket (as holding the Urim and Thummim), or rich (as containing gems), used only of the gorget of the highpriest:—breastplate.
STRONGS H2833:
ח֫שֶׁן noun masculine the breast-piece or sacred pouch, containing the אורים ותמים, worn on the breast of the high priest when he ministered in the Holy Place to bring the tribes for memorial. before י׳. It was made of the same material as the ephod (see אֵפוֺד), a span square; set in front with twelve jewels in four rows, engraved with the names of the twelve tribes. It was firmly fastened to the shoulders of the ephod by gold chains passing through gold rings, and to the lower part of the ephod just above the girdle by a blue ribbon passing through other gold rings. It was חשֶׁן (ה)מִשְׁפָּט (Exodus 28:15, 29, 30) pouch of judgment, because of the decision given by the אוּרִים וְתֻמִּים. The name occurs only in P, Exodus 25:7; Exodus 28:4, 15, 22, 23 (twice in verse); Exodus 28:24, 26, 28 (twice in verse); Exodus 28:29, 30; Exodus 29:5; Exodus 35:9, 27; Exodus 39:8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 19, 21 (twice in verse); Leviticus 8:8 (twice in verse). — See NowArchaeology ii. 119.
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H2833

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2833 matches the Hebrew חֹשֶׁן (ḥōšen),
which occurs 25 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:7 - onyx stones and setting stones for the ephod and for the [fn]breastpiece. H2833
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:4 - “These are the garments which they shall make: a [fn]breastpiece H2833 and an ephod and a robe and a tunic of checkered work, a turban and a sash, and they shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother and his sons, that he may minister as priest to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:15 - “You shall make a [fn]breastpiece H2833 of judgment, the work of a skillful workman; like the work of the ephod you shall make it: of gold, of [fn]blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen you shall make it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:22 - “You shall make on the [fn]breastpiece H2833 chains of twisted cordage work in pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:23 - “You shall make on the breastpiece H2833 two rings of gold, and shall put the two rings on the two ends of the breastpiece. H2833
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:24 - “You shall put the two cords of gold on the two rings at the ends of the breastpiece. H2833
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:26 - “You shall make two rings of gold and shall place them on the two ends of the breastpiece, H2833 on the edge of it, which is toward the inner side of the ephod.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:28 - “They shall bind the breastpiece H2833 by its rings to the rings of the ephod with a [fn]blue cord, so that it will be on the skillfully woven band of the ephod, and that the breastpiece H2833 will not come loose from the ephod.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:29 - “Aaron shall carry the names of the sons of Israel in the breastpiece H2833 of judgment over his heart when he enters the holy place, for a memorial before the LORD continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:30 - “You shall put in the breastpiece H2833 of judgment the [fn]Urim and the Thummim, and they shall be over Aaron’s heart when he goes in before the LORD; and Aaron shall carry the judgment of the sons of Israel over his heart before the LORD continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:5 - “You shall take the garments, and put on Aaron the tunic and the robe of the ephod and the ephod and the [fn]breastpiece, H2833 and gird him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:9 - and onyx stones and setting stones for the ephod and for the [fn]breastpiece. H2833
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:27 - The rulers brought the onyx stones and the stones for setting for the ephod and for the [fn]breastpiece; H2833
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:8 - He made the breastpiece, H2833 the work of a skillful workman, like the workmanship of the ephod: of gold and of [fn]blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:9 - It was square; they made the breastpiece H2833 folded double, a span [fn]long and a span [fn]wide when folded double.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:15 - They made on the breastpiece H2833 chains like cords, of twisted cordage work in pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:16 - They made two gold filigree settings and two gold rings, and put the two rings on the two ends of the breastpiece. H2833
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:17 - Then they put the two gold cords in the two rings at the ends of the breastpiece. H2833
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:19 - They made two gold rings and placed them on the two ends of the breastpiece, H2833 on its inner edge which was next to the ephod.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:21 - They bound the breastpiece H2833 by its rings to the rings of the ephod with a [fn]blue cord, so that it would be on the woven band of the ephod, and that the breastpiece H2833 would not come loose from the ephod, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:8 - He then placed the [fn]breastpiece H2833 on him, and in the [fn]breastpiece H2833 he put [fn]the Urim and the Thummim.

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