2287. chagag
Strong's Concordance
chagag: to make a pilgrimage, keep a pilgrim feast
Original Word: חָגַג
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chagag
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-gag')
Short Definition: celebrate
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to make a pilgrimage, keep a pilgrim feast
NASB Translation
celebrate (9), celebrate a feast (3), dancing (1), keeping festival (1), observe (1), reeled (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[חָגַג] verb make pilgrimage, keep a pilgrim-feast (Arabic betake oneself to or towards an object of reverence; make a pilgrimage to Mecaa; Sabean חגג make pilgrimage SabDenkm86. compare 85; Syriac celebrate a feast. In Palmyrene חגגו is proper name VogNo. 61; compare also Phoenician proper name חגי, חגת); —

Qal Perfect2masculine plural חַגֹּתֶם Exodus 12:14 2t.; Imperfect2masculine singular תָּחֹג Exodus 23:14; Deuteronomy 16:15; 3masculine plural יָח֫וֺגּוּ Psalm 107:27 (Bö§ 1118 (2)); וְיָחֹ֫גּוּ Exodus 5:1; 2masculine plural תָּחֹ֫גּוּ Leviticus 23:39,41; suffix תְּחָגֻּ֫הוּ Exodus 12:14; Imperative feminine חָגִּי Nahum 2:1; Infinitive construct חֹג Zechariah 14:18 + 2t., Participle חוֺגֵג Psalm 42:5; plural חֹגְַגִים 1 Samuel 30:16; —

1 keep a pilgrim-feast, absolute Exodus 5:1 (JE) of one proposed by Moses; שׁלשׁ רגלים תחג לי three times shalt thou make pilgrimage unto me (in the year) Exodus 23:14 (covt. code); of pilgrim-feasts in General Nahum 2:1, the Passover Exodus 12:14 (P); elsewhere feast of Booths; all celebrated in part by sacred processions and dances; המון חוגג Psalm 42:5 multitude keeping festival (led by the Psalmist in procession); חגג חג Leviticus 23:39 (H), Numbers 29:12 (P), Nahum 2:1; Zechariah 14:16,18,19; חגג אתו חג Exodus 12:14 (P), Leviticus 23:41 (H); אתוֺ Leviticus 23:41 (H); suffix Exodus 12:14 (P).

2 behave as at a חָג 1 Samuel 30:16 (of the Amalekites when surprised by David i.e. enjoying themselves merrily, Dr; others, circling in the sacred dance).

3 reel, in giddiness on the sea Psalm 107:27 (compare חָגָּא Isaiah 19:17); this either points to an earlier meaning of v; or better, the Psalm being late, means reel as from festival excesses ("" וְיָנוּעוּ כַשִּׁכּוֺר).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
celebrate, dance, keep, hold a solemn feast holiday, reel to and fro

A primitive root (compare chagra', chuwg); properly, to move in a circle, i.e. (specifically) to march in a sacred procession, to observe a festival; by implication, to be giddy -- celebrate, dance, (keep, hold) a (solemn) feast (holiday), reel to and fro.

see HEBREW chagra'

see HEBREW chuwg

Forms and Transliterations
וְחַגֹּתֶ֤ם וְחַגֹּתֶ֥ם וְחֹ֣גְגִ֔ים וְיָחֹ֥גּוּ וְלָחֹ֖ג וחגגים וחגתם ויחגו ולחג חָגִּ֧י חגי חוֹגֵֽג׃ חוגג׃ יָח֣וֹגּוּ יחוגו לָחֹ֖ג לחג תְּחָגֻּֽהוּ׃ תָּחֹ֥ג תָּחֹ֥גּוּ תָּחֹג֙ תחג תחגהו׃ תחגו chagGi choGeg ḥāg·gî ḥāggî ḥō·w·ḡêḡ ḥōwḡêḡ lā·ḥōḡ laChog lāḥōḡ tā·ḥōḡ tā·ḥōg·gū taChog taChoggu tāḥōḡ tāḥōggū tə·ḥāg·gu·hū techagGuhu təḥāgguhū vechaggoTem veChogeGim velaChog veyaChoggu wə·ḥag·gō·ṯem wə·ḥō·ḡə·ḡîm wə·lā·ḥōḡ wə·yā·ḥōg·gū wəḥaggōṯem wəḥōḡəḡîm wəlāḥōḡ wəyāḥōggū yā·ḥō·w·gū yaChogu yāḥōwgū
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16 Occurrences


ḥāg·gî — 1 Occ.
ḥō·w·ḡêḡ — 1 Occ.
lā·ḥōḡ — 2 Occ.
tā·ḥōḡ — 2 Occ.
tā·ḥōg·gū — 2 Occ.
tə·ḥāg·gu·hū — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥag·gō·ṯem — 3 Occ.
wə·ḥō·ḡə·ḡîm — 1 Occ.
wə·lā·ḥōḡ — 1 Occ.
wə·yā·ḥōg·gū — 1 Occ.
yā·ḥō·w·gū — 1 Occ.

Exodus 5:1
HEB: אֶת־ עַמִּ֔י וְיָחֹ֥גּוּ לִ֖י בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃
NAS: go that they may celebrate a feast to Me in the wilderness.'
KJV: go, that they may hold a feast unto me in the wilderness.
INT: Let my people may celebrate the wilderness

Exodus 12:14
HEB: לָכֶם֙ לְזִכָּר֔וֹן וְחַגֹּתֶ֥ם אֹת֖וֹ חַ֣ג
NAS: will be a memorial to you, and you shall celebrate it [as] a feast
KJV: shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast
INT: now this memorial shall celebrate it a feast to the LORD

Exodus 12:14
HEB: חֻקַּ֥ת עוֹלָ֖ם תְּחָגֻּֽהוּ׃
NAS: throughout your generations you are to celebrate it [as] a permanent
KJV: throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance
INT: ordinance it a permanent celebrate

Exodus 23:14
HEB: שָׁלֹ֣שׁ רְגָלִ֔ים תָּחֹ֥ג לִ֖י בַּשָּׁנָֽה׃
NAS: a year you shall celebrate a feast to Me.
KJV: times thou shalt keep a feast unto me in the year.
INT: Three times shall celebrate A year

Leviticus 23:39
HEB: תְּבוּאַ֣ת הָאָ֔רֶץ תָּחֹ֥גּוּ אֶת־ חַג־
NAS: of the land, you shall celebrate the feast
KJV: of the land, ye shall keep a feast
INT: the crops of the land shall celebrate the feast of the LORD

Leviticus 23:41
HEB: וְחַגֹּתֶ֤ם אֹתוֹ֙ חַ֣ג
NAS: You shall thus celebrate it [as] a feast
KJV: And ye shall keep it a feast
INT: celebrate it a feast to the LORD

Leviticus 23:41
HEB: בַּחֹ֥דֶשׁ הַשְּׁבִיעִ֖י תָּחֹ֥גּוּ אֹתֽוֹ׃
NAS: throughout your generations; you shall celebrate it in the seventh
KJV: in your generations: ye shall celebrate it in the seventh
INT: month the seventh shall celebrate

Numbers 29:12
HEB: לֹ֣א תַעֲשׂ֑וּ וְחַגֹּתֶ֥ם חַ֛ג לַיהוָ֖ה
NAS: work, and you shall observe a feast
KJV: work, and ye shall keep a feast
INT: not shall do shall observe A feast God

Deuteronomy 16:15
HEB: שִׁבְעַ֣ת יָמִ֗ים תָּחֹג֙ לַיהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ
NAS: days you shall celebrate a feast to the LORD
KJV: days shalt thou keep a solemn feast unto the LORD
INT: Seven days shall celebrate to the LORD your God

1 Samuel 30:16
HEB: אֹכְלִ֤ים וְשֹׁתִים֙ וְחֹ֣גְגִ֔ים בְּכֹל֙ הַשָּׁלָ֣ל
NAS: and drinking and dancing because of all
KJV: and drinking, and dancing, because of all the great
INT: eating and drinking and dancing of all spoil

Psalm 42:4
HEB: וְתוֹדָ֗ה הָמ֥וֹן חוֹגֵֽג׃
NAS: a multitude keeping festival.
KJV: with a multitude that kept holyday.
INT: and thanksgiving A multitude keeping

Psalm 107:27
HEB: יָח֣וֹגּוּ וְ֭יָנוּעוּ כַּשִּׁכּ֑וֹר
NAS: They reeled and staggered
KJV: They reel to and fro, and stagger
INT: reeled and staggered A drunken

Nahum 1:15
HEB: מַשְׁמִ֣יעַ שָׁל֔וֹם חָגִּ֧י יְהוּדָ֛ה חַגַּ֖יִךְ
NAS: peace! Celebrate your feasts,
KJV: O Judah, keep thy solemn feasts,
INT: announces peace Celebrate Judah your feasts

Zechariah 14:16
HEB: יְהוָ֣ה צְבָא֔וֹת וְלָחֹ֖ג אֶת־ חַ֥ג
NAS: of hosts, and to celebrate the Feast
KJV: of hosts, and to keep the feast
INT: the LORD of hosts celebrate the Feast of Booths

Zechariah 14:18
HEB: לֹ֣א יַֽעֲל֔וּ לָחֹ֖ג אֶת־ חַ֥ג
NAS: do not go up to celebrate the Feast
KJV: that come not up to keep the feast
INT: no go to celebrate the Feast of Booths

Zechariah 14:19
HEB: לֹ֣א יַֽעֲל֔וּ לָחֹ֖ג אֶת־ חַ֥ג
NAS: do not go up to celebrate the Feast
KJV: that come not up to keep the feast
INT: not go to celebrate the Feast of Booths

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