H2428 חיל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength

KJV Usage: able, activity, (+) army, band of men (soldiers), company, (great) forces, goods, host, might, power, riches, strength, strong, substance, train, (+) valiant (-ly), valour, virtuous (-ly), war, worthy (-ily).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. strength, might, efficiency, wealth, army
a. strength
b. ability, efficiency
c. wealth
d. force, army
Origin: from H2342
TWOT: 624a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) strength, might, efficiency, wealth, army
1a) strength
1b) ability, efficiency
1c) wealth
1d) force, army

View how H2428 חיל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 243 occurrences of H2428 חיל

Genesis 34:29 And all their wealth,
Genesis 47:6 any able men
Exodus 14:4 and over all his host;
Exodus 14:9 and his army,
Exodus 14:17 and over all his host,
Exodus 14:28 and all the host
Exodus 15:4 and his host
Exodus 18:21 able
Exodus 18:25 able
Numbers 24:18 valiantly.
Numbers 31:9 and all their goods.
Numbers 31:14 of the host,
Deuteronomy 3:18 for the war.
Deuteronomy 8:17 me this wealth.
Deuteronomy 8:18 wealth,
Deuteronomy 11:4 to the army
Deuteronomy 33:11 his substance,
Joshua 1:14 men of valour,
Joshua 6:2 of valour.
Joshua 8:3 of valour,
Joshua 10:7 men of valour.
Judges 3:29 of valour;
Judges 6:12 man of valour.
Judges 11:1 of valour,
Judges 18:2 of valour,
Judges 20:44 of valour.
Judges 20:46 of valour.
Judges 21:10 of the most valiant,
Ruth 2:1 of wealth,
Ruth 3:11 that thou art a virtuous

Distinct usage

17 of valour,
7 of valour.
7 army
6 of the forces
5 army,
4 and all his army
4 of valour
3 able
3 valiantly.
3 of the host,
3 and the army
3 of the army
3 the riches
3 of the forces,
2 of wealth,
2 All the valiant
2 all the host
2 me with strength
2 valiant
2 of the armies
2 strong
2 of the host
2 of might,
2 And all the army
2 of the armies,
2 of might
2 men of valour,
2 had an army
2 a virtuous
2 Thy substance
2 with an army,
2 of a valiant
2 army:
2 and the wealth
2 the power
2 army;
2 valiantly:
1 And all their wealth,
1 any able men
1 and over all his host;
1 and over all his host,
1 and all the host
1 and his host
1 me this wealth.
1 to the army
1 his substance,
1 men of valour.
1 of valour;
1 that thou art a virtuous
1 thou worthily
1 with strength.
1 of power.
1 with him a band of men,
1 valiant man,
1 as the host
1 only be thou valiant
1 and be ye valiant:
1 that valiant
1 and be valiant.
1 And he also that is valiant,

Corresponding Greek Words

chayil G1410 dunamai
chayil G1411 dunamis
chayil G1415 dunatos
chayil G1415 dunatos
chayil G1484 ethnos
chayil G2142 eu poria
chayil G2479 ischus
chayil G2480 ischuo
chayil G3793 ochlos
chayil G3816 pais
chayil G4149 ploutos
chayil G4171 polemos
chayil G4752 strateia
chayil G4756 stratia
chayil G4760 strato pedon
chayil G4864 sun agoge
chayil G4983 soma
chayil (chel) G1411 dunamis

Related words


H32 אביחיל אביהיל 'ăbı̂yhayil 'ăbı̂ychayil
אביחיל אביהיל
'ăbı̂yhayil 'ăbı̂ychayil
ab-ee-hah'-yil, ab-ee-khah'-yil
(More correct in its second form); from H1 and H2428; father (that is, possessor) of might; Abihail or Abichail, the name of three Israelites and two Israelitesses

KJV Usage: Abihail.

H381 אישׁ־חי אישׁ־חיל 'ı̂ysh - chayil 'ı̂ysh - chay
אישׁ־חי אישׁ־חיל
'ı̂ysh - chayil 'ı̂ysh - chay
eesh-khah'-yil, eesh-khah'ee
From H376 and H2428; man of might; (The second form is by defective transcription used in 2 Samuel 23:20); as if from H376 and H2416; living man; Ishchail (or Ishchai), an Israelite

KJV Usage: a valiant man.

H1134 בּן־חיל ben - chayil
ben - chayil
From H1121 and H2428; son of might; Ben Chail, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ben-hail.

H2426 חל חיל chêyl chêl
חל חיל
chêyl chêl
khale, khale
A collateral form of H2428; an army; also (by analogy) an intrenchment

KJV Usage: army, bulwark, host, + poor, rampart, trench, wall.

H2429 חיל chayil
(Chaldee); corresponding to H2428; an army, or strength

KJV Usage: aloud, army, X most [mighty], power.

H2430 חילה chêylâh
Feminine of H2428; an intrenchment

KJV Usage: bulwark.

H2431 חלאם חילם chêylâm chêl'âm
חלאם חילם
chêylâm chêl'âm
khay-lawm', khay-lawm'
From H2428; fortress; Chelam, a place East of Palestine

KJV Usage: Helam.

H2432 חילן chı̂ylên
From H2428; fortress; Chilen, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Hilen.

H2497 חלן chêlôn
From H2428; strong; Chelon, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Helon

H2342 חיל חוּל chûl chı̂yl

חיל חוּל
chûl chı̂yl
khool, kheel
A primitive root; properly to twist or whirl (in a circular or spiral manner), that is, (specifically) to dance, to writhe in pain (especially of parturition) or fear; figuratively to wait, to pervert

KJV Usage: bear, (make to) bring forth, (make to) calve, dance, drive away, fall grievously (with pain), fear, form, great, grieve, (be) grievous, hope, look, make, be in pain, be much (sore) pained, rest, shake, shapen, (be) sorrow (-ful), stay, tarry, travail (with pain), tremble, trust, wait carefully (patiently), be wounded.

H2341 חוילה chăvı̂ylâh
Probably from H2342; circular; Chavilah, the name of two or three eastern regions; also perhaps of two men

KJV Usage: Havilah.

H2343 חוּל chûl
From H2342; a circle; Chul, a son of Aram; also the region settled by him

KJV Usage: Hul.

H2344 חול chôl
From H2342; sand (as round or whirling particles)

KJV Usage: sand.

H2427 חילה חיל chı̂yl chı̂ylâh
חילה חיל
chı̂yl chı̂ylâh
kheel, khee-law'
From H2342; a throe (especially of childbirth)

KJV Usage: pain, pang, sorrow.

H2470 חלה châlâh
A primitive root (compare H2342, H2490); properly to be rubbed or worn; hence (figuratively) to be weak, sick, afflicted; or (causatively) to grieve, make sick; also to stroke (in flattering), entreat

KJV Usage: beseech, (be) diseased, (put to) grief, be grieved, (be) grievous, infirmity, intreat, lay to, put to pain, X pray, make prayer, be (fall, make) sick, sore, be sorry, make suit (X supplication), woman in travail, be (become) weak, be wounded.

H2478 חלחוּל chalchûl
By reduplication from H2342; contorted; Chalchul, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Halhul.

H4234 מחול mâchôl
From H2342; a (round) dance

KJV Usage: dance (-cing).