Chalah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2470 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hlxa primitive root [compare (02342), (02470), (02490)]
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ChalahTWOT - 655
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
khaw-law' Verb
Definition
  1. to be or become weak, be or become sick, be or become diseased, be or become grieved, be or become sorry
    1. (Qal) to be weak, be sick
    2. (Piel)
      1. to be or become weak, feel weak
      2. to become sick, become ill
      3. (CLBL) to entreat, pray, beg
    3. (Niphal)
      1. to make oneself sick
      2. to be made sick
      3. to be tired
    4. (Pual) to be made weak, become weak
    5. (Hithpael) to make oneself sick
    6. (Hiphil)
      1. to make sore
      2. to make sick
      3. to show signs of sickness, become sick
      4. to grieve
    7. (Hophal)
      1. to be made sick
      2. to be wounded
NAS Word Usage - Total: 60
afflicted 1, am severely wounded 2, became ill 1, became sick 4, became...ill 3, become ill 1, become weak 3, been sick 2, diseased 2, faint 1, fell sick 1, grief 1, grieved 1, grievous 2, incurable 2, infected 1, lovesick* 2, made himself ill 1, made weak 1, make you sick 1, makes the sick 1, pretend to be ill 1, pretended to be ill 1, putting him to grief 1, serious 1, sick 13, sickliness 1, sickly 1, sorry 1, strained 1, weak 3, weaken 1, wounded 1
NAS Verse Count
Genesis1
Deuteronomy1
Judges4
1 Samuel3
2 Samuel3
1 Kings5
2 Kings6
2 Chronicles4
Nehemiah1
Psalms2
Proverbs2
Ecclesiastes2
Isaiah7
Jeremiah5
Ezekiel3
Daniel1
Hosea1
Amos1
Micah2
Nahum1
Malachi2


Total57
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 Chalah". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .