H2603 חנן - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (compare H2583); properly to bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior; to favor, bestow; causatively to implore (that is, move to favor by petition)

KJV Usage: beseech, X fair, (be, find, shew) favour (-able), be (deal, give, grant (gracious (-ly), intreat, (be) merciful, have (shew) mercy (on, upon), have pity upon, pray, make supplication, X very.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be gracious, show favour, pity
a. (Qal) to show favour, be gracious
b. (Niphal) to be pitied
c. (Piel) to make gracious, make favourable, be gracious
d. (Poel) to direct favour to, have mercy on
e. (Hophal) to be shown favour, be shown consideration
f. (Hithpael) to seek favour, implore favour
2. to be loathsome
Origin: a primitive root [compare H2583]
TWOT: 694,695
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2603 חנן is used in the Bible

First 30 of 72 occurrences of H2603 חנן

Genesis 33:5
Genesis 33:11
Genesis 42:21
Genesis 43:29
Exodus 33:19
Numbers 6:25
Deuteronomy 3:23
Deuteronomy 7:2
Deuteronomy 28:50
Judges 21:22
2 Samuel 12:22
1 Kings 8:33
1 Kings 8:47
1 Kings 8:59
1 Kings 9:3
2 Kings 1:13
2 Kings 13:23
2 Chronicles 6:24
2 Chronicles 6:37
Esther 4:8
Esther 8:3
Job 8:5
Job 9:15
Job 19:16
Job 19:21
Job 33:24
Psalms 4:1
Psalms 6:2
Psalms 9:13
Psalms 25:16

Corresponding Greek Words

chanan G452 annas
chanan G1189 deomai
chanan G3627 oikteiro
chanan G3628 oiktirmos
chanan G3629 oiktirmon
chanan hithp. G515 axioo
chanan hithp. G3868 par aiteomai
chanan ithp. G2172 euchomai
chanan qal,po,hoph G1653 eleeo