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Chayah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2421  
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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 274
alive 3, alive should not live 1, came to life 1, come to life 3, come alive 1, give life 2, gives me life 1, healed 1, keep 1, keep him alive 1, keep his alive 1, keep the alive 1, keep them alive 4, keep you alive 1, keep alive 3, keep...alive 2, kept me alive 1, kept alive 1, leave 2, leave alive 1, live 120, lived 42, lives 5, make alive 1, makes alive 1, nourished 1, preserve 3, preserve his life 1, preserve...alive 1, preserves the lives 1, raise 1, recover 4, recovered 1, recovery 1, remained alive 1, repaired 1, restored to life 4, revive 20, revived 6, save 2, save his life 1, saved 1, saved our lives 1, saving 1, spare 3, spared 2, stay alive 1, surely live 9, surely recover 2, survival 1, survive 2, survived 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis59
Exodus7
Leviticus3
Numbers8
Deuteronomy17
Joshua8
Judges3
1 Samuel5
2 Samuel4
1 Kings8
2 Kings17
1 Chronicles1
2 Chronicles2
Nehemiah6
Esther1
Job6
Psalms31
Proverbs4
Ecclesiastes4
Isaiah9
Jeremiah8
Lamentations1
Ezekiel35
Hosea2
Amos3
Habakkuk2
Zechariah3


Total257
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 NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .