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Strong's #2480 - חָלַט

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1) (Hiphil) to take up, catch, pick up (a word)

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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2162) ulh (ההלתה HhLTh) AC: Catch CO: ? AB: ?: [from: uh- binding]

V) ulh (ההלתה HhLTh) - Catch: To quickly comprehend something. KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) catch - Strongs: H2480 (חָלַט)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [חָלַט] verb only וַיַּחְלְטוּ הֲ מִמֶּנּוּ 1 Kings 20:33, read probably וַיַּחְלְטוּהָ מִמֶּנּוּ (compare ᵐ5 ἀνέλεξαν τὸν λόγον ἀπὸ τοῦ στόματος ἀτοῦ and Sta G i. 445f.) and they snatched it from him, caught the word from his lips; Sta§ 529 a as

Qal; Kö i. 251 Ges§ 53. 3 R 4and most as

Hiph`il, with ִ   omitted

חלך (√ of following; possibly (si vera lectio) compare Arabic be black (passing into figurative sense, unfortunate, in Hebrew), see Bae Psalm 10:8; compare Aramaic חֲשׁוֺח).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָלַט a root unused in Kal. In the Talmud in Kal and Hiphil, to declare, to confirm (see Mishn. Surenh. v. p. 216; vi. p. 42), and this meaning may be applied to the Hebrew words [Hiphil], 1 Kings 20:33, וַיְמַחֲרוּ וַיַּחְלְטוּ הֲמִמֶּנּוּ “and they hastened, and made him declare, whether (this was uttered) by him,” i.e. they carefully so acted, that the king should again declare and confirm what he had said. וַיַּחְלְטוּ is for וַיַּחְלִיטוּ [compare] 1 Samuel 14:22, 31:2 Lehrg. p. 322. Arab. حلط is to affirm zealously, to swear, a meaning little suited to the passage in question. [In Corr. i.q. Arab. حَلَطَ, حَلِطَ to be quick and hasty in any thing.] LXX. ἀνελέξαντο τὸν λόγον ἐκ τοῦ. στόματος αὐτοῦ Vulg. rapuerunt verbum ex ore ejus: (חָלַט for חָלַץ).

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List of Word Forms
וַיַּחְלְט֣וּ ויחלטו vaiyachleTu way·yaḥ·lə·ṭū wayyaḥləṭū
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