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Strong's #2465 - חֶלֶד

from an unused root apparently meaning to glide swiftly
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1) age, duration of life, the world

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1093 ‑ γῆ (ghay);  5287 ‑ ὑπόστασις (hoop‑os'‑tas‑is);  1029 ‑ βρόχος (brokh'‑os);  2817 ‑ κληρονομία (klay‑ron‑om‑ee'‑ah);  2819 ‑ κλῆρος (klay'‑ros);  3310 ‑ μερίς (mer‑ece');  3313 ‑ μέρος (mer'‑os);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (5)
Job 1
Psalms 4
NAS (7)
Job 1
Psalms 5
Isaiah 1
HCS (5)
Job 1
Psalms 4
BSB (5)
Job 1
Psalms 4
ESV (5)
Job 1
Psalms 4
WEB (5)
Job 1
Psalms 4
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2161) dlh (ההלד HhLD) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Age: A passing through a space or time. [from: lh- passing through]

Nm ) dlh (ההלד HhLD) - Age: A passing through a finite span of time or space. KJV (5): age, world, time - Strongs: H2465 (חֶלֶד)

gm) dlfh (ההולד HhWLD) - Hholed: An unknown animal that burrows in the ground. KJV (1): weasel - Strongs: H2467 (חֹלֶד)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֶ֫לֶד noun [masculine] Job 11:17 duration, world (= αιὤν) (Arabic perpetual duration, eternity) — absolute ׳ח Psalm 17:14; חָ֑לֶד Job 11:17 2t. + Isaiah 38:11 Che Deuteronomy , followed by Manuscript Babylonian etc. (Baer חָ֑דֶל); suffix חֶלְדִּי Psalm 39:6; = duration of life Job 11:17; Psalm 39:6 ("" יָמַי), זְכֹר אֲנִימֶהחָֿ֑לֶד Psalm 89:48 of what duration I am Dr§ 189. 2, or (אדני for אני) what is life (?) Hi Ew Now and others; world (= αιὤν, not Κόσμος) Psalm 17:14; Psalm 49:2 (׳ישׁבי ח "" כלעֿמים), compare Isaiah 38:11 (see above; "" אֶרֶץ הַחַיִּים).

II. חלד (√ of following; compare Late Hebrew חלד dig, or hollow out, Aramaic creep, crawl).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֶלֶד m.

(1)  duration, or time of life [“life, as passing away quickly.”], Psalms 39:6, 89:48 whence life, Job 11:17 according to others, time (like עוֹלָם).

(2) the world (compare עוֹלָם). Psalms 49:2, 17:14, מְתִים מֵחֶלֶד “those who love the things of the world;” compare κόσμος, John 15:18, 19.

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List of Word Forms
וְחֶלְדִּ֣י וחלדי חָ֑לֶד חָֽלֶד׃ חלד חלד׃ מֵחֶ֗לֶד מחלד Chaled ḥā·leḏ ḥāleḏ mê·ḥe·leḏ meCheled mêḥeleḏ vechelDi wə·ḥel·dî wəḥeldî