H2425 חיי - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (compare H2421); to live; causatively to revive

KJV Usage: live, save life.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to live, have life, remain alive, sustain life, live prosperously, live for ever, be quickened, be alive, be restored to life or health
a. (Qal)
1. to live 1a
b. to have life 1a
c. to continue in life, remain alive 1a
d. to sustain life, to live on or upon 1a
e. to live (prosperously)
1. to revive, be quickened 1a
f. from sickness 1a
g. from discouragement 1a
h. from faintness 1a
i. from death
j. (Piel)
1. to preserve alive, let live
2. to give life
3. to quicken, revive, refresh 1b
k. to restore to life 1b
l. to cause to grow 1b
m. to restore 1b
n. to revive
o. (Hiph)
1. to preserve alive, let live
2. to quicken, revive 1c
p. to restore (to health) 1c
q. to revive 1c
r. to restore to life
Origin: a primitive root [compare H2421]
TWOT: 644
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2425 חיי is used in the Bible

23 occurrences of H2425 חיי

Genesis 3:22 and live
Genesis 5:5 lived
Genesis 11:12 lived
Genesis 11:14 lived
Genesis 25:7 which he lived,
Exodus 1:16 then she shall live.
Exodus 33:20 me, and live.
Leviticus 18:5 he shall live
Numbers 21:8 upon it, shall live.
Numbers 21:9 he lived.
Deuteronomy 4:42 he might live:
Deuteronomy 5:24 and he liveth.
Deuteronomy 19:4 there, that he may live:
Deuteronomy 19:5 and live:
1 Samuel 20:31 liveth
Nehemiah 6:11 to save his life?
Jeremiah 38:2 and shall live.
Ezekiel 18:13 shall he then live?
Ezekiel 18:24 shall he live?
Ezekiel 20:11 he shall even live
Ezekiel 20:13 he shall even live
Ezekiel 20:21 he shall even live
Ezekiel 47:9 and every thing shall live

Distinct usage

3 lived
3 he shall even live
1 and live
1 which he lived,
1 then she shall live.
1 me, and live.
1 he shall live
1 upon it, shall live.
1 he lived.
1 he might live:
1 and he liveth.
1 there, that he may live:
1 and live:
1 liveth
1 to save his life?
1 and shall live.
1 shall he then live?
1 shall he live?
1 and every thing shall live