The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2490 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
llxa primitive root [compare (02470)]
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ChalalTWOT - 660,661
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
khaw-lal' Verb
  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

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". .