H2420 חידה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H2330; a puzzle; hence a trick, conundrum, sententious maxim

KJV Usage: dark saying (sentence, speech), hard question, proverb, riddle.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. riddle, difficult question, parable, enigmatic saying or question, perplexing saying or question
a. riddle (dark obscure utterance)
b. riddle, enigma (to be guessed)
c. perplexing questions (difficult)
d. double dealing (with 'havin')
Origin: from H2330
TWOT: 616a
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

View how H2420 חידה is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of H2420 חידה

Numbers 12:8
Judges 14:12
Judges 14:13
Judges 14:14
Judges 14:15
Judges 14:16
Judges 14:17
Judges 14:18
Judges 14:19
1 Kings 10:1
2 Chronicles 9:1
Psalms 49:4
Psalms 78:2
Proverbs 1:6
Ezekiel 17:2
Daniel 8:23
Habakkuk 2:6

Corresponding Greek Words

chidah see G1335 st. di egesis
chidah G135 ainigma