Chayah

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   02421  
Original WordWord Origin
hyxa primitive root [compare (02331), (02421)]
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ChayahTWOT - 644
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
khaw-yaw'   Verb
 Definition
  1. to live, have life, remain alive, sustain life, live prosperously, live for ever, be quickened, be alive, be restored to life or health
    1. (Qal)
      1. to live 1a
    2. to have life 1a
    3. to continue in life, remain alive 1a
    4. to sustain life, to live on or upon 1a
    5. to live (prosperously)
      1. to revive, be quickened 1a
    6. from sickness 1a
    7. from discouragement 1a
    8. from faintness 1a
    9. from death
    10. (Piel)
      1. to preserve alive, let live
      2. to give life
      3. to quicken, revive, refresh 1b
    11. to restore to life 1b
    12. to cause to grow 1b
    13. to restore 1b
    14. to revive
    15. (Hiphil)
      1. to preserve alive, let live
      2. to quicken, revive 1c
    16. to restore (to health) 1c
    17. to revive 1c
    18. to restore to life
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 262
live 153, alive 34, save 13, quicken 14, revive 12, surely 10, life 9, recover 8, miscellaneous 9
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Genesis54
Exodus5
Numbers6
Deuteronomy13
Joshua8
Judges3
1 Samuel4
2 Samuel4
1 Kings8
2 Kings17
1 Chronicles1
2 Chronicles2
Nehemiah5
Esther1
Job6
Psalms31
Proverbs4
Ecclesiastes4
Isaiah9
Jeremiah8
Lamentations1
Ezekiel31
Hosea2
Amos3
Habakkuk2
Zechariah3


Total235
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 Chayah". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .