H2263 חבק - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to clasp (the hands or in embrace)

KJV Usage: embrace, fold.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to embrace, clasp
a. (Qal)
1. to embrace
2. to fold one's hands in idleness (fig.)
b. (Piel) to embrace
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 597
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2263 חבק is used in the Bible

12 occurrences of H2263 חבק

Genesis 29:13
Genesis 33:4
Genesis 48:10
2 Kings 4:16
Job 24:8
Proverbs 4:8
Proverbs 5:20
Ecclesiastes 3:5
Ecclesiastes 4:5
Song of Songs 2:6
Song of Songs 8:3
Lamentations 4:5

Corresponding Greek Words

chavaq pi. G4905 sun erchomai
chavaq pi. G4912 sun echo
chavaq qal,pi G4016 peri ballo