H2449 חכם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root, to be wise (in mind, word or act)

KJV Usage: X exceeding, teach wisdom, be (make self, shew self) wise, deal (never so) wisely, make wiser.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be wise
a. (Qal) to be or become wise, act wisely
b. (Piel) to make wise, teach wisdom, instruct
c. (Pual) to be made wise
d. (Hiphil) to make wise
e. (Hithpael) to show oneself wise, deceive, show one's wisdom
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 647
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2449 חכם is used in the Bible

26 occurrences of H2449 חכם

Exodus 1:10
Deuteronomy 32:29
1 Kings 4:31
Job 32:9
Job 35:11
Psalms 19:7
Psalms 58:5
Psalms 105:22
Psalms 119:98
Proverbs 6:6
Proverbs 8:33
Proverbs 9:9
Proverbs 9:12
Proverbs 13:20
Proverbs 19:20
Proverbs 20:1
Proverbs 21:11
Proverbs 23:15
Proverbs 23:19
Proverbs 27:11
Proverbs 30:24
Ecclesiastes 2:15
Ecclesiastes 2:19
Ecclesiastes 7:16
Ecclesiastes 7:23
Zechariah 9:2