H2654 חפץ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend; figuratively to be pleased with, desire

KJV Usage: X any at all, (have, take) delight, desire, favour, like, move, be (well) pleased, have pleasure, will, would.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to delight in, take pleasure in, desire, be pleased with
a. (Qal)
1. of men 1a
b. to take pleasure in, delight in 1a
c. to delight, desire, be pleased to do
1. of God 1a
d. to delight in, have pleasure in 1a
e. to be pleased to do
2. to move, bend down
a. (Qal) to bend down
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 712,713
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2654 חפץ is used in the Bible

First 30 of 71 occurrences of H2654 חפץ

Genesis 34:19
Numbers 14:8
Deuteronomy 21:14
Deuteronomy 25:7
Deuteronomy 25:8
Judges 13:23
Ruth 3:13
1 Samuel 2:25
1 Samuel 18:22
1 Samuel 19:2
2 Samuel 15:26
2 Samuel 20:11
2 Samuel 22:20
2 Samuel 24:3
1 Kings 9:1
1 Kings 10:9
2 Chronicles 9:8
Esther 2:14
Esther 6:6
Esther 6:7
Esther 6:9
Esther 6:11
Job 9:3
Job 13:3
Job 21:14
Job 33:32
Job 40:17
Psalms 18:19
Psalms 22:8
Psalms 37:23

Corresponding Greek Words

chaphets G25 agapao
chaphets G138 haireo
chaphets G140 hairetizo
chaphets G1937 epithumeo
chaphets G2106 eu dokeo
chaphets G2476 histemi
chaphets verb,adj G2309 thelo
chaphets verb,adj. G1014 boulomai