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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2245 - חָבַב

a primitive root [compare (H2244), (H2247)]
Parts of Speech

1) (Qal) to love fervently, cherish

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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1163) bh (ההב HhB) AC: Hide CO: Bosom AB: Refuge: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall. The b is a picture of a tent or house. Combined these mean "wall of the house". The walls of the house enclose the home as refuge for the family. A refuge functions as a place of hiding from any undesirable person or situation.

A) bh (ההב HhB) AC: ? CO: Bosom AB: ?: A place where one is hidden in the arms and cherished.

Nm) bh (ההב HhB) - Bosom: KJV (1): bosom - Strongs: H2243 (חֹב)

B) bbh (ההבב HhBB) AC: Cherish CO: ? AB: ?: One that is cherished is held close to the bosom.

V) bbh (ההבב HhBB) - Cherish: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) love - Strongs: H2245 (חָבַב)

E) abh (ההבא HhBA) AC: Hide CO: Refuge AB: ?: Any place where one hides in secret or for lurking.

V) abh (ההבא HhBA) - Hide: KJV (33): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Hophal, Pual) hide, held, secretly - Strongs: H2244 (חָבָא)

am) abhm (מההבא MHhBA) - Refuge: A place of hiding. [df: awbxm] KJV (2): hiding place, lurking place - Strongs: H4224 (מַחֲבֵא)

H) ebh (ההבה HhBH) AC: Hide CO: ? AB: ?: A refuge functions as a place of hiding from any undesirable person or situation.

V) ebh (ההבה HhBH) - Hide: KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Niphal) hide - Strongs: H2247 (חָבָה)

fjm) nfibh (ההביונ HhBYWN) - Hiding: KJV (1): hiding - Strongs: H2253 (חֶבְיוֹן)

J) bfh (ההוב HhWB) AC: Endanger CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root;]

V) bfh (ההוב HhWB) - Endanger: KJV (1): (vf: Piel) endanger - Strongs: H2325 (חָיַב)

Nm) bfh (ההוב HhWB) - Debtor: KJV (1): debtor - Strongs: H2326 (חוֹב)

M) bih (ההיב HhYB) AC: ? CO: Bosom AB: ?: A place of refuge.

Nm) bih (ההיב HhYB) - Bosom: [df: qyx qwx qx] KJV (39): bosom, bottom, lap - Strongs: H2436 (חֵק)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָבַב to love, found once Deuteronomy 33:3. Arab. حَبَّ I. III. X., Syr. ܚܰܒ Pe. and Pa. id. The original idea is found in Breathing upon, warming, cherishing (whence חֹב the lap, the bosom, in which any thing is warmed or cherished); compare the remarks made on the root אָהַב. There is a manifest trace of this origin in the Syr. ܚܰܒ to burn, used of fire; ܚܒܒܳܐܳ a burning, heat, especially as raised by blowing. Hence, besides חֹב is derived

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חֹבֵ֣ב חבב choVev ḥō·ḇêḇ ḥōḇêḇ
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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