H2470 חלה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

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.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be or become weak, be or become sick, be or become diseased, be or become grieved, be or become sorry
a. (Qal) to be weak, be sick
b. (Piel)
1. to be or become weak, feel weak
2. to become sick, become ill
3. (CLBL) to entreat, pray, beg
c. (Niphal)
1. to make oneself sick
2. to be made sick
3. to be tired
d. (Pual) to be made weak, become weak
e. (Hithpael) to make oneself sick
f. (Hiphil)
1. to make sore
2. to make sick
3. to show signs of sickness, become sick
4. to grieve
g. (Hophal)
1. to be made sick
2. to be wounded
Origin: a primitive root [compare H2342, H2470, H2490]
TWOT: 655
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2470 חלה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 73 occurrences of H2470 חלה

Genesis 48:1
Exodus 32:11
Deuteronomy 29:22
Judges 16:7
Judges 16:11
Judges 16:17
1 Samuel 13:12
1 Samuel 19:14
1 Samuel 22:8
1 Samuel 30:13
2 Samuel 13:2
2 Samuel 13:5
2 Samuel 13:6
1 Kings 13:6
1 Kings 14:1
1 Kings 14:5
1 Kings 15:23
1 Kings 17:17
1 Kings 22:34
2 Kings 1:2
2 Kings 8:7
2 Kings 8:29
2 Kings 13:4
2 Kings 13:14
2 Kings 20:1
2 Kings 20:12
2 Chronicles 18:33
2 Chronicles 22:6
2 Chronicles 32:24
2 Chronicles 33:12

Corresponding Greek Words

chalah G732 arrostos
chalah G1776 en ochleo
chalah G2560 kakos
chalah G2872 kopiao
chalah ni. G3958 pascho
chalah pi. G649 apo stello
chalah pi. G1567 ek zeteo
chalah pi. G2212 zeteo
chalah pi. G2323 therapeuo
chalah qal,ni G770 astheneo
chalah qal,ni G1587 ek leipo
batchillah G4386 proteros *
batchalah G5016 tarache *