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Strong's #2397 - חָחִי

khawkh, khakh-ee'
from the same as (H2336)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) hook, ring, fetter, brooch

1a) hook, ring (in nose of captive)

1b) hook, ring (as jewellery)

1b1) nose ring

1b2) bracelet

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 44 ‑ ἄγκιστρον (ang'‑kis‑tron);  4973 ‑ σφραγίς (sfrag‑ece');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (7)
Exodus 1
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 4
NAS (7)
Exodus 1
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 4
HCS (7)
Exodus 1
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 4
BSB (7)
Exodus 1
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 4
ESV (5)
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 3
WEB (7)
Exodus 1
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1169) hh (הההה HhHh) AC: ? CO: Thicket AB: ?: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall. The wall around crops or livestock was constructed of thistles or rocks with thistles laid on top. The thorns prevented intruders from entering. (eng: hook - an exchange for the k and h)

A) hh (הההה HhHh) AC: ? CO: Thorn AB: ?: A sharp object that penetrates the flesh.

Nm) hh (הההה HhHh) - Ring: As pierced through the nose or lip. KJV (8): hook, chain, bracelet - Strongs: H2397 (חָחִי)

J) hfh (ההוהה HhWHh) AC: ? CO: Thorn AB: ?: A sharp point

Nm) hfh (ההוהה HhWHh) - Thorn: KJV (12): thistle, thorn, brambles - Strongs: H2336 (חוֹחַ), H2337 (חוֹחַ)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חַח noun masculine hook, ring, fetter; — חַח absolute Exodus 35:22; suffix חַחִי Isaiah 37:29; 2 Kings 19:28; plural חַחִים Ezekiel 19:4 2t. + Ezekiel 29:4 Qr (Kt erroneous חחיים, see below); —

1 hook, ring, in nose of captive וְשַׂמְתִּי חַחִיבְּאַמֶּ֑ךָ Isaiah 37:29 = 2 Kings 19:28 (compare בַּחֹחִים 2 Chronicles 33:11, see חוֺחַ above); so of princes of Judah, under figure of young lions Ezekiel 19:4,9 (in Ezekiel 19:9 transp:, so that בחחים following הביא as Ezekiel 19:4; so Co); in jaws of crocodile (metaphor of Pharaoh), with נתן Ezekiel 29:4, compare Ezekiel 38:4 (but ᵐ5 omits and sense opposes, compare Co and — dubious — Da).

2 hook, ring as ornament, perhaps nose-ring (others brooch, see VB), Exodus 35:22 (P; "" נֶזֶם, טַבַּעַת, כּוּמָז).

חוט (of following; Arabic , Aramaic , חַיֵּט sew).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
List of Word Forms
בַּֽחַחִ֔ים בַֽחַחִ֖ים בחחים חַחִ֖ים חַחִ֜י חַחִים֙ חָ֣ח חח חחי חחים ba·ḥa·ḥîm ḇa·ḥa·ḥîm bachaChim baḥaḥîm ḇaḥaḥîm chach chaChi chaChim ḥa·ḥî ḥa·ḥîm ḥāḥ ḥaḥî ḥaḥîm vachaChim
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