H2664 חפשׂ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to seek; causatively to conceal oneself (that is, let be sought), or mask

KJV Usage: change, (make) diligent (search), disguise self, hide, search (for, out).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to search, search for, to search out, disguise oneself
a. (Qal)
1. to search for
2. to think out, devise
3. to search, test
b. (Niphal) to be searched out, be exposed
c. (Piel) to search, search through, search for
d. (Pual) to be searched for, be sought out
e. (Hithpael)
1. to disguise oneself
2. to let oneself be searched for
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 716
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2664 חפשׂ is used in the Bible

23 occurrences of H2664 חפשׂ

Genesis 31:35 is upon me. And he searched,
Genesis 44:12 And he searched,
1 Samuel 23:23 that I will search
1 Samuel 28:8 disguised
1 Kings 20:6 and they shall search
1 Kings 20:38 and disguised
1 Kings 22:30 I will disguise
1 Kings 22:30 disguised
2 Kings 10:23 Search,
2 Chronicles 18:29 I will disguise
2 Chronicles 18:29 disguised
2 Chronicles 35:22 from him, but disguised
Job 30:18 changed:
Psalms 64:6 They search out
Psalms 64:6 a diligent
Psalms 77:6 made diligent search.
Proverbs 2:4 and searchest
Proverbs 20:27 searching
Proverbs 28:12 is hidden.
Lamentations 3:40 Let us search
Amos 9:3 I will search
Obadiah 1:6 searched out!
Zephaniah 1:12 that I will search

Distinct usage

3 disguised
2 I will disguise
1 is upon me. And he searched,
1 And he searched,
1 that I will search
1 and they shall search
1 and disguised
1 Search,
1 from him, but disguised
1 changed:
1 They search out
1 a diligent
1 made diligent search.
1 and searchest
1 searching
1 is hidden.
1 Let us search
1 I will search
1 searched out!
1 that I will search

Corresponding Greek Words

chaphas hithp. G2611 kata deo
chaphas hithp. G2619 kata kalupto
chaphas hithp. G2901 krataioo
chaphas hithp. G4028 peri kalupto
chaphas pi.,qal. see G2045 epaunao (ereunan)
chaphas qal,ni,pi see G2045 ex eraunao