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Chazaq

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2388  
Original WordWord Origin
qzxa primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ChazaqTWOT - 636
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
khaw-zak'   Verb
 Definition
  1. to strengthen, prevail, harden, be strong, become strong, be courageous, be firm, grow firm, be resolute, be sore
    1. (Qal)
      1. to be strong, grow strong 1a
    2. to prevail, prevail upon 1a
    3. to be firm, be caught fast, be secure 1a
    4. to press, be urgent 1a
    5. to grow stout, grow rigid, grow hard (bad sense) 1a
    6. to be severe, be grievous
      1. to strengthen
    7. (Piel)
      1. to make strong
      2. to restore to strength, give strength
      3. to strengthen, sustain, encourage
      4. to make strong, make bold, encourage
      5. to make firm
      6. to make rigid, make hard
    8. (Hiphil)
      1. to make strong, strengthen
      2. to make firm
      3. to display strength
      4. to make severe
      5. to support
      6. to repair
      7. to prevail, prevail upon
      8. to have or take or keep hold of, retain, hold up, sustain, support
      9. to hold, contain
    9. (Hithpael)
      1. to strengthen oneself
      2. to put forth strength, use one's strength
      3. to withstand
      4. to hold strongly with
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 295
adopted 2, applied 1, became 1, became mighty 1, became powerful 1, became strong 2, became...strong 1, been arrogant 1, captured 1, carried out repairs 12, caught 1, caught fast 1, caught hold 1, collected his strength 1, courageous 3, detained 1, devote 1, display great strength 1, display strength 1, encourage 4, encourage* 1, encouraged 2, encouraged* 3, encouragement 1, encourages 1, established himself securely 1, fasten 1, fastens 1, fierce 1, firm 2, firmly 2, firmly in his grasp 1, forces 1, fortified 1, gain ascendancy 1, gave him strong support 1, grasp 1, gripped 3, grow strong 1, harden 4, hardened 9, held 2, held them fast 1, help* 1, helped 1, hold 4, hold his own 1, hold fast 5, holding 3, holds fast 3, joining 1, laid hold 1, louder 1, made 1, made himself secure 1, made their harder 1, made repairs 12, made stronger 1, maintain 1, make 1, make an effort 1, making himself strong 1, overcome 1, persuaded 1, post a strong 1, prevailed 4, prevailed over 1, put 1, received strength 1, recovered 1, rely 1, repair 12, repaired 14, repairers 1, repairing 1, resist 1, resolutely 2, retain 1, retained 1, seize 4, seized 6, seizes 2, severe 5, show ourselves courageous 2, snaps shut 1, stands firmly 1, strengthen 12, strengthened 19, strengthening 1, strong 31, strong support 1, stronger 6, strongly support 1, support* 1, supported 1, sure 1, sustain 1, take 1, take courage 6, take courage and be courageous 1, take hold 7, taken 2, taken hold 1, takes 1, takes hold 2, tie your securely 1, took 2, took courage 2, took hold 5, upholds 1, urged* 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis6
Exodus16
Leviticus1
Numbers1
Deuteronomy9
Joshua8
Judges12
1 Samuel6
2 Samuel16
1 Kings8
2 Kings15
1 Chronicles10
2 Chronicles38
Ezra5
Nehemiah34
Job7
Psalms5
Proverbs4
Isaiah20
Jeremiah15
Ezekiel11
Daniel9
Hosea1
Micah2
Nahum2
Haggai1
Zechariah4
Malachi1


Total267
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 Chazaq". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .