H2821 חשׁך - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be dark (as withholding light); transitively to darken

KJV Usage: be black, be (make) dark, darken, cause darkness, be dim, hide.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be or become dark, grow dim, be darkened, be black, be hidden
a. (Qal)
1. to be or grow dark
2. to have a dark colour
3. to grow dim
b. (Hiphil)
1. to make dark, cause to be dark
2. to hide, conceal
3. to obscure, confuse (fig.)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 769
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2821 חשׁך is used in the Bible

18 occurrences of H2821 חשׁך

Exodus 10:15
Job 3:9
Job 18:6
Job 38:2
Psalms 69:23
Psalms 105:28
Psalms 139:12
Ecclesiastes 12:2
Ecclesiastes 12:3
Isaiah 5:30
Isaiah 13:10
Jeremiah 13:16
Lamentations 4:8
Lamentations 5:17
Ezekiel 30:18
Amos 5:8
Amos 8:9
Micah 3:6

Corresponding Greek Words

chashakh G4653 skotia
chashakh G4656 skotoo
chashakh hi. G2928 krupto
chashakh qal,hi G4654 skotizo