H2859 חתן - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number


חתן
châthan
khaw-than'
A primitive root; to give (a daughter) away in marriage; hence (generally) to contract affinity by marriage

KJV Usage: join in affinity, father in law, make marriages, mother in law, son in law.


Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

BDB3257
BDB3259

חתן

1. to become a son-in-law, make oneself a daughter's husband
a. (Qal) wife's father, wife's mother, father-in-law, mother-in- law (participle)
b. (Hithpael) to make oneself a daughter's husband
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 781b
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2859 חתן is used in the Bible

First 30 of 34 occurrences of H2859 חתן

Genesis 34:9 And make ye marriages
Exodus 3:1 his father in law,
Exodus 4:18 his father in law,
Exodus 18:1 father in law,
Exodus 18:2 father in law,
Exodus 18:5 father in law,
Exodus 18:6 I thy father in law
Exodus 18:7 his father in law,
Exodus 18:8 his father in law
Exodus 18:12 father in law,
Exodus 18:12 father in law
Exodus 18:14 father in law
Exodus 18:15 to his father in law,
Exodus 18:17 father in law
Exodus 18:24 of his father in law,
Exodus 18:27 let his father in law
Numbers 10:29 father in law,
Deuteronomy 7:3 Neither shalt thou make marriages
Deuteronomy 27:23 with his mother in law.
Joshua 23:12 among you, and shall make marriages
Judges 1:16 father in law,
Judges 4:11 the father in law
Judges 19:4 And his father in law,
Judges 19:7 his father in law
Judges 19:9 his father in law,
1 Samuel 18:21 be my son in law
1 Samuel 18:22 son in law.
1 Samuel 18:23 son in law,
1 Samuel 18:26 son in law:
1 Samuel 18:27 son in law.

Distinct usage

6 father in law,
4 his father in law,
3 father in law
2 his father in law
2 son in law.
1 And make ye marriages
1 I thy father in law
1 to his father in law,
1 of his father in law,
1 let his father in law
1 Neither shalt thou make marriages
1 with his mother in law.
1 among you, and shall make marriages
1 the father in law
1 And his father in law,
1 be my son in law
1 son in law,
1 son in law:
1 allied himself
1 and allied himself
1 by marriage.
1 and join in marriage

Corresponding Greek Words

chatan hithp. G1918 epi gambreuo
choten G3995 pentheros *
chotenet G3994 penthera *


Related words

H2859 חתן

H2860 חתן châthân
חתן
châthân
khaw-thawn'
From H2859; a relative by marriage (especially through the bride); figuratively a circumcised child (as a species of religious espousal)

KJV Usage: bridegroom, husband, son in law.


H2861 חתנּה chăthûnnâh
חתנּה
chăthûnnâh
khath-oon-naw'
From H2859; a wedding

KJV Usage: espousal.