5467. chalepos
Strong's Concordance
chalepos: hard (to do or bear)
Original Word: χαλεπός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: chalepos
Phonetic Spelling: (khal-ep-os')
Short Definition: hard, harsh, fierce
Definition: (a) hard, troublesome, (b) harsh, fierce.
HELPS Word-studies

5467 xalepós (an adjective, derived from xaleptō, "to oppress, annoy," J. Thayer) – properly, irksomely hard to bear (LS); fiercely difficult to cope with because so harsh (even injurious).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
hard (to do or bear)
NASB Translation
difficult (1), violent (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5467: χαλεπός

χαλεπός, χαλεπης, χαλεπόν (from χαλέπτω to oppress, annoy ((?))), from Homer down, hard (Latindifficilis);

a. hard to do, to take, to approach.

b. hard to bear, troublesome, dangerous: καιροί χαλεποί (R. V. grievous), 2 Timothy 3:1; harsh, fierce, savage: of men, Matthew 8:28 (Isaiah 18:2 and often in secular authors from Homer down).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fierce, perilous.

Perhaps from chalao through the idea of reducing the strength; difficult, i.e. Dangerous, or (by implication) furious -- fierce, perilous.

see GREEK chalao

Forms and Transliterations
χαλεποι χαλεποί χαλεποὶ χαλεπόν chalepoi chalepoí chalepoì
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2 Occurrences


χαλεποὶ — 2 Occ.

Matthew 8:28 Adj-NMP
GRK: μνημείων ἐξερχόμενοι χαλεποὶ λίαν ὥστε
NAS: [They were] so extremely violent that no
KJV: exceeding fierce, so that
INT: tombs coming violent very so that

2 Timothy 3:1 Adj-NMP
GRK: ἐνστήσονται καιροὶ χαλεποί
NAS: days difficult times
KJV: days perilous times
INT: will be present times difficult

2 Occurrences

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