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Chalal

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2490  
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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 7
kill 1, pierced 2, pierced through 1, slain 1, wound 1, wounded 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Job1
Psalms1
Isaiah2
Ezekiel2


Total6
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 NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .