H2616 חסד - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly perhaps to bow (the neck only (compare H2603) in courtesy to an equal), that is, to be kind; also (by euphemism (compare H1288), but rarely) to reprove

KJV Usage: shew self merciful, put to shame.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be good, be kind
a. (Hithpael) to show kindness to oneself
2. to be reproached, be ashamed
a. (Piel) to be put to shame, be reproached
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 698,699
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2616 חסד is used in the Bible

3 occurrences of H2616 חסד

2 Samuel 22:26
Psalms 18:25
Proverbs 25:10

Corresponding Greek Words

chasad hithp. G3741 hosios