H2442 חכה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (apparently akin to H2707 through the idea of piercing); properly to adhere to; hence to await

KJV Usage: long, tarry, wait.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to wait, wait for, await
a. (Qal) to wait for
b. (Piel)
1. to wait, tarry
2. to wait (in ambush)
3. to wait for, long for
Origin: a primitive root [apparently akin to H2707 through the idea of piercing]
TWOT: 645
Parts of Speech: Verb

to wait
1) to wait, wait for, await
1a) (Qal) to wait for
1b) (Piel)
1b1) to wait, tarry
1b2) to wait (in ambush)
1b3) to wait for, long for

View how H2442 חכה is used in the Bible

14 occurrences of H2442 חכה

2 Kings 7:9 if we tarry
2 Kings 9:3 and tarry
Job 3:21 Who long
Job 32:4 had waited
Psalms 33:20 waiteth
Psalms 106:13 they waited
Isaiah 8:17 And I will wait
Isaiah 30:18 wait,
Isaiah 30:18 are all they that wait
Isaiah 64:4 for him that waiteth
Daniel 12:12 is he that waiteth,
Hosea 6:9 of robbers wait
Habakkuk 2:3 wait
Zephaniah 3:8 Therefore wait

Distinct usage

1 if we tarry
1 Who long
1 had waited
1 they waited
1 And I will wait
1 for him that waiteth
1 is he that waiteth,
1 of robbers wait
1 wait
1 Therefore wait
1 waiteth
1 wait,
1 are all they that wait
1 and tarry

Corresponding Greek Words

chakah G44 agkistron
chakhah pi. see G2442 omeiromai
chakhah pi. G3306 meno
chakhah pi. G5278 hupo meno
chakhah qal,pi G1696 emmeno

Related words

H2442 חכה

H2443 חכּה chakkâh
Probably from H2442; a hook (as adhering)

KJV Usage: angle, hook.

H2707 חקה châqâh

A primitive root; to carve; by implication to delineate; also to intrench

KJV Usage: carved work, portrayed, set a print.