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

20 occurrences of H2664 חפשׂ

Genesis 31:35
Genesis 44:12
1 Samuel 23:23
1 Samuel 28:8
1 Kings 20:6
1 Kings 20:38
1 Kings 22:30
2 Kings 10:23
2 Chronicles 18:29
2 Chronicles 35:22
Job 30:18
Psalms 64:6
Psalms 77:6
Proverbs 2:4
Proverbs 20:27
Proverbs 28:12
Lamentations 3:40
Amos 9:3
Obadiah 1:6
Zephaniah 1:12

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