Chalal

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   02490  
Original WordWord Origin
llxa primitive root [compare (02470)]
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ChalalTWOT - 660,661
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
khaw-lal'   Verb
 Definition
  1. to profane, defile, pollute, desecrate, begin
    1. (Niphal)
      1. to profane oneself, defile oneself, pollute oneself 1a
    2. ritually 1a
    3. sexually
      1. to be polluted, be defiled
    4. (Piel)
      1. to profane, make common, defile, pollute
      2. to violate the honour of, dishonour
      3. to violate (a covenant)
      4. to treat as common
    5. (Pual) to profane (name of God)
    6. (Hiphil)
      1. to let be profaned
      2. to begin
    7. (Hophal) to be begun
  2. to wound (fatally), bore through, pierce, bore
    1. (Qal) to pierce
    2. (Pual) to be slain
    3. (Poel) to wound, pierce
    4. (Poal) to be wounded
  3. (Piel) to play the flute or pipe
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 141
begin 52, profane 36, pollute 23, defile 9, break 4, wounded 3, eat 2, slay 2, first 1, gather grapes 1, inheritance 1, began men 1, piped 1, players 1, prostitute 1, sorrow 1, stain 1, eat as common things 1
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Genesis8
Exodus2
Leviticus15
Numbers5
Deuteronomy7
Joshua1
Judges8
1 Samuel4
1 Kings1
2 Kings2
1 Chronicles3
2 Chronicles9
Ezra2
Nehemiah3
Esther2
Psalms7
Isaiah8
Jeremiah4
Lamentations1
Ezekiel31
Daniel1
Hosea1
Amos1
Jonah1
Zephaniah1
Malachi3


Total131
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Chalal". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .