H2491 חלל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H2490; pierced (especially to death); figuratively polluted

KJV Usage: kill, profane, slain (man), X slew, (deadly) wounded .

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


n m
1. slain, fatally wounded, pierced
a. pierced, fatally wounded
b. slain adj
2. (CLBL) profaned
a. defiled, profaned (by divorce)
Origin: from H2490
TWOT: 660a
Parts of Speech:

View how H2491 חלל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 94 occurrences of H2491 חלל

Genesis 34:27 upon the slain,
Leviticus 21:7 or profane;
Leviticus 21:14 or profane,
Numbers 19:16 one that is slain
Numbers 19:18 or one slain,
Numbers 23:24 of the slain.
Numbers 31:8 the rest of them that were slain;
Numbers 31:19 any slain,
Deuteronomy 21:1 slain
Deuteronomy 21:2 him that is slain:
Deuteronomy 21:3 to the slain man,
Deuteronomy 21:6 to the slain
Deuteronomy 32:42 of the slain
Joshua 11:6 all slain
Joshua 13:22 that were slain
Judges 9:40 and wounded,
Judges 16:24 who slew
Judges 20:31 and kill,
Judges 20:39 and kill
1 Samuel 17:52 And the wounded
1 Samuel 31:1 slain
1 Samuel 31:8 the slain,
2 Samuel 1:19 is slain
2 Samuel 1:22 of the slain,
2 Samuel 1:25 thou wast slain
2 Samuel 23:8 whom he slew
2 Samuel 23:18 and slew
1 Kings 11:15 the slain,
1 Chronicles 5:22 slain,
1 Chronicles 10:1 slain

Distinct usage

8 slain
4 with them that are slain
3 the slain,
3 and the slain
3 your slain
2 of the slain
2 And the wounded
2 with the slain.
2 of them that are slain
2 all of them slain,
1 upon the slain,
1 of the slain.
1 the rest of them that were slain;
1 any slain,
1 him that is slain:
1 to the slain man,
1 to the slain
1 of the slain,
1 thou wast slain
1 whom he slew
1 and slew
1 slain,
1 he slew
1 and where the slain
1 of those whom thou hast wounded.
1 as one that is slain;
1 wounded:
1 thy slain
1 men are not slain
1 for the slain
1 then behold the slain
1 Thus the slain
1 hath caused the slain
1 the slain
1 the wounded
1 They that are slain
1 than they that are slain
1 when their slain
1 with the slain:
1 when the slain
1 with his slain
1 that are slain
1 shall be slain
1 by them that were slain
1 down slain.
1 as the wounded
1 of the wounded
1 with him to them that are slain
1 And thou, profane
1 or one slain,
1 him: all of them slain,
1 that were slain
1 and kill,
1 and wounded,
1 and kill
1 of a deadly wounded
1 of them that are slain.
1 of the slain:
1 men that are slain,
1 Their slain

Related words


H2490 חלל châlal

A primitive root (compare H2470); properly to bore, that is, (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one’s word), to begin (as if by an opening-wedge); denominatively (from H2485) to play (the flute)

KJV Usage: begin (X men began), defile, X break, defile, X eat (as common things), X first, X gather the grape thereof, X take inheritance, pipe, player on instruments, pollute, (cast as) profane (self), prostitute, slay (slain), sorrow, stain, wound.

H2455 חל chôl
From H2490; properly exposed; hence profane

KJV Usage: common, profane (place), unholy.

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.

H2471 חלּה challâh
From H2490; a cake (as usually punctured)

KJV Usage: cake.

H2485 חליל châlı̂yl
From H2490; a flute (as perforated)

KJV Usage: pipe.

H2486 חללה חלילה châlı̂ylâh châlilâh
חללה חלילה
châlı̂ylâh châlilâh
khaw-lee'-law, khaw-lee'-law
A directive from H2490; literally for a profaned thing; used (interjectionally) far be it!

KJV Usage: be far, (X God) forbid.

H4247 מחלּה me chillâh
me chillâh
From H2490; a cavern (as if excavated)

KJV Usage: cave.

H8462 תּחלּה te chillâh
te chillâh
From H2490 in the sense of opening; a commencement; relatively original (adverbially originally)

KJV Usage: begin (-ning), first (time).