H2790 חרשׁ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to scratch, that is, (by implication) to engrave, plough; hence (from the use of tools) to fabricate (of any material); figuratively to devise (in a bad sense); hence (from the idea of secrecy) to be silent, to let alone; hence (by implication) to be deaf (as an accompaniment of dumbness)

KJV Usage: X altogether, cease, conceal, be deaf, devise, ear, graven, imagine, leave off speaking, hold peace, plow (-er, -man), be quiet, rest, practise secretly, keep silence, be silent, speak not a word, be still, hold tongue, worker.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to cut in, plough, engrave, devise
a. (Qal)
1. to cut in, engrave
2. to plough
3. to devise
b. (Niphal) to be ploughed
c. (Hiphil) to plot evil
2. to be silent, be dumb, be speechless, be deaf
a. (Qal)
1. to be silent
2. to be deaf
b. (Hiphil)
1. to be silent, keep quiet
2. to make silent
3. to be deaf, show deafness
c. (Hithpael) to remain silent
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 760,761
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2790 חרשׁ is used in the Bible

First 30 of 66 occurrences of H2790 חרשׁ

Genesis 24:21
Genesis 34:5
Exodus 14:14
Numbers 30:4
Numbers 30:7
Numbers 30:11
Numbers 30:14
Deuteronomy 22:10
Judges 14:18
Judges 16:2
Judges 18:19
1 Samuel 7:8
1 Samuel 8:12
1 Samuel 10:27
1 Samuel 23:9
2 Samuel 13:20
2 Samuel 19:10
1 Kings 7:14
1 Kings 19:19
2 Kings 18:36
Nehemiah 5:8
Esther 4:14
Esther 7:4
Job 1:14
Job 4:8
Job 6:24
Job 11:3
Job 13:5
Job 13:13
Job 13:19

Corresponding Greek Words

charash G153 aischuno
charash G2325 therizo
charash G2680 kata skeuoazo
charash hiph. G2270 hesuchazo
charash hiph. G2271 hesuchia
charash hi. G71 ago
charash hi. G3878 par akouo
charash hi. G4623 siopao
charash qal.,hi. G4601 sigao
charash qal.,ni. G722 arotriao