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Cheleb

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2459  
Original WordWord Origin
blxfrom an unused root meaning to be fat
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ChelebTWOT - 651a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kheh'-leb     Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. fat
    1. fat (of humans)
    2. fat (of beasts)
    3. choicest, best part, abundance (of products of the land)
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 92
best 5, fat 74, fat portions 2, fatness 1, finest 2, finest* 1, marrow 1, portions of fat 5, unfeeling 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis2
Exodus3
Leviticus33
Numbers5
Deuteronomy2
Judges1
1 Samuel3
2 Samuel1
1 Kings1
2 Chronicles3
Job2
Psalms6
Isaiah4
Ezekiel4


Total70
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 Cheleb". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .