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Strong's #2833 - חשֶׁן

from an unused root probably meaning to contain or sparkle
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) breastplate, breastpiece

1a) sacred pouch of the high priest designed to hold the Urim and Thummim

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4158 ‑ ποδήρης (pod‑ay'‑race);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (25)
Exodus 23
Leviticus 2
NAS (25)
Exodus 23
Leviticus 2
HCS (25)
Exodus 23
Leviticus 2
BSB (25)
Exodus 23
Leviticus 2
ESV (2)
Leviticus 2
WEB (25)
Exodus 23
Leviticus 2
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1182) sh (ההסה HhSh) AC: Bind CO: ? AB: ?: Something that is bound. (eng: hush)

H) esh (ההסהה HhShH) AC: ? CO: Silence AB: ?: A mouth that is bound.

V) esh (ההסהה HhShH) - Silence: KJV (16): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) hold, still, silence, silent - Strongs: H2814 (חָשָׁה)

J) sfh (ההוסה HhWSh) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

mm ) nsfh (ההוסהנ HhWShN) - Breastplate: As bound to the chest. KJV (25): breastplate - Strongs: H2833 (חשֶׁן)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 ח֫שֶׁן noun masculine the breast-piece or sacred pouch, containing the אורים ותמים, worn on the breast of the high priest when he ministered in the Holy Place to bring the tribes for memorial. before ׳י. It was made of the same material as the ephod (see אֵפוֺד), a span square; set in front with twelve jewels in four rows, engraved with the names of the twelve tribes. It was firmly fastened to the shoulders of the ephod by gold chains passing through gold rings, and to the lower part of the ephod just above the girdle by a blue ribbon passing through other gold rings. It was חשֶׁן (ה)מִשְׁמָּט ( Exodus 28:15,29,30) pouch of judgment, because of the decision given by the אוּרִים וְתֻמִּים. The name occurs only in P, Exodus 25:7; Exodus 28:4,15,22,23 (twice in verse); Exodus 28:24,26,28 (twice in verse); Exodus 28:29,30; Exodus 29:5; Exodus 35:9,27; Exodus 39:8,9,15,16,17,19,21 (twice in verse); Leviticus 8:8 (twice in verse). — See Now Archaeology ii. 119.

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

חשֶׁן m. ornament, used of the breastplate of the high priest, on the outside adorned with twelve precious stones, within hollow [?]; called more fully חשֶׁן הַמִּשְׁפָּט Exodus 28:15, seq.; 39:8, seq.; Levit. 8:8. Comp. אוּרִים. LXX. λογεῖον, Philo λόγιον, λογεῖον κρίσεως, Sir_45:10.

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List of Word Forms
בְּחֹ֧שֶׁן בחשן הַ֠חֹשֶׁן הַחֹ֑שֶׁן הַחֹ֔שֶׁן הַחֹ֛שֶׁן הַחֹ֡שֶׁן הַחֹֽשֶׁן׃ החשן החשן׃ וְלַחֹֽשֶׁן׃ ולחשן׃ חֹ֣שֶׁן חֹ֤שֶׁן חשן bə·ḥō·šen beChoshen bəḥōšen Choshen ha·ḥō·šen haChoshen haḥōšen ḥō·šen ḥōšen velaChoshen wə·la·ḥō·šen wəlaḥōšen
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