H2710 חקק - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to hack, that is, engrave (Judges 5:14, to be a scribe simply); by implication to enact (laws being cut in stone or metal tablets in primitive times) or (generally) prescribe

KJV Usage: appoint, decree, governor, grave, lawgiver, note, pourtray, print, set.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to cut out, decree, inscribe, set, engrave, portray, govern
a. (Qal)
1. to cut in
2. to cut in or on, cut upon, engrave, inscribe
3. to trace, mark out
4. to engrave, inscribe (of a law)
b. (Poel)
1. to inscribe, enact, decree
2. one who decrees, lawgiver (participle)
c. (Pual) something decreed, the law (participle)
d. (Hophal) to be inscribed
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 728
Parts of Speech: Verb

to decree
1) to cut out, decree, inscribe, set, engrave, portray, govern
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to cut in
1a2) to cut in or on, cut upon, engrave, inscribe
1a3) to trace, mark out
1a4) to engrave, inscribe (of a law)
1b) (Poel)
1b1) to inscribe, enact, decree
1b2) one who decrees, lawgiver (participle)
1c) (Pual) something decreed, the law (participle)
1d) (Hophal) to be inscribed

View how H2710 חקק is used in the Bible

19 occurrences of H2710 חקק

Genesis 49:10 nor a lawgiver
Numbers 21:18 it, by the direction of the lawgiver,
Deuteronomy 33:21 of the lawgiver,
Judges 5:9 is toward the governors
Judges 5:14 governors,
Job 19:23 they were printed
Psalms 60:7 is my lawgiver;
Psalms 108:8 is my lawgiver;
Proverbs 8:15 decree
Proverbs 8:27 I was there: when he set
Proverbs 8:29 when he appointed
Proverbs 31:5 the law,
Isaiah 10:1 to them that decree
Isaiah 22:16 and that cut out
Isaiah 30:8 and note
Isaiah 33:22 is our lawgiver,
Isaiah 49:16 Behold, I have graven
Ezekiel 4:1 thee, and portray
Ezekiel 23:14 portrayed

Distinct usage

2 is my lawgiver;
1 nor a lawgiver
1 it, by the direction of the lawgiver,
1 of the lawgiver,
1 is toward the governors
1 governors,
1 they were printed
1 decree
1 I was there: when he set
1 when he appointed
1 the law,
1 and note
1 is our lawgiver,
1 Behold, I have graven
1 thee, and portray
1 portrayed
1 and that cut out
1 to them that decree

Corresponding Greek Words

chaqaq G873 aph orizo
chaqaq G1299 dia tasso
chaqaq G2478 ischuros
chaqaq po. see G2045 ex eraunao
chaqaq po. G758 archon
chaqaq po. G935 basileus
chaqaq po. G2233 hegeomai
chaqaq qal,po G1125 grapho

Related words

H2710 חקק

H2706 חק chôq
From H2710; an enactment; hence an appointment (of time, space, quantity, labor or usage)

KJV Usage: appointed, bound, commandment, convenient, custom, decree (-d), due, law, measure, X necessary, ordinance (-nary), portion, set time, statute, task.

H2711 חקק chêqeq
From H2710; an enactment, a resolution

KJV Usage: decree, thought.

H2712 חוּקק חקּק chûqqôq chûqôq
חוּקק חקּק
chûqqôq chûqôq
khook-koke', khoo-koke'
From H2710; appointed; Chukkok or Chukok, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Hukkok, Hukok.