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Strong's #2500 - חֵלֶף

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1) in exchange for (only construct) (noun masculine)

2) in return for (preposition)

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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2165) plh (ההלפ HhLP) AC: Pass CO: ? AB: ?: A passing on, away or through. [from: lh- passing through]

V) plh (ההלפ HhLP) - I. Through:To pass through, by or over something. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Change:To go or pass through one thing to another, an exchange. KJV (32): (vf: Paal, Piel) change, pass, renew, through, grow, abolish, sprout, alter, cut, go, over - Strongs: H2498 (חָלַף), H2499 (חֲלַף)

Nm) plh (ההלפ HhLP) - For: An exchange for something else. KJV (2): for - Strongs: H2500 (חֵלֶף)

am) plhm (מההלפ MHhLP) - Knife: A tool for passing through. KJV (1): knife - Strongs: H4252 (מַחֲלָף)

af1) eplhm (מההלפה MHhLPH) - Braids: In the sense of passing through each other. KJV (2): lock - Strongs: H4253 (מַחֲלָפָה)

bf1) epilh (ההליפה HhLYPH) - Change: In the sense of passing through one thing to another. KJV (12): change, course - Strongs: H2487 (חֲלִיפָה)

cm) pflh (ההלופ HhLWP) - Destruction: In the sense of passing away. KJV (1): destruction - Strongs: H2475 (חֲלוֹף)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. חֵ֫לֶף noun [masculine] exchange, only construct, as preposition in return for (so הֲלַף, , common in Aramaic e.g. Genesis 4:23 ᵑ7ᵑ6 for Hebrew תַּחַת) — עֲבֹדָתָם׳ח (עֲבֹדַתְכֶם) Numbers 18:21,31 (both P).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1) subst. exchange; whence prep. for, in exchange for, Numbers 18:21, 31 Numbers 18:31.

(2) [Heleph], pr. name of a town in the tribe of Naphtali, Joshua 19:33.


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List of Word Forms
חֵ֤לֶף חֵ֥לֶף חלף Chelef ḥê·lep̄ ḥêlep̄
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