2341. Chavilah
Strong's Concordance
Chavilah: a son of Cush, also a son of Joktan, also territories of unc. location
Original Word: חֲוִילָה
Part of Speech: proper name, of a territory
Transliteration: Chavilah
Phonetic Spelling: (khav-ee-law')
Short Definition: Havilah
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
a son of Cush, also a son of Joktan, also territories of unc. location
NASB Translation
Havilah (7).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
חֲוִילָה proper name, of a territory (√ dubious DlPa 12 suggests חוֺל sand-land, downs, as Hebrew popular etymology, MV11give it as actual etymology; StaThLZ Apr. 28, 1894, 235 compares this, as well as חוֺל sand, with Arabic soft mud, [dampsand]) — אֶרֶץ הַחֲוִילָה Genesis 2:11 (surrounded or bordered — סבב — by river Pishon; noted for excellent gold, bdellium and shoham-stone); elsewhere without article חֲוִילָה Genesis 10:7 = 1 Chronicles 1:9 as a 'son' of Cush (between סְבָא and סַבְתָּה); but also as a 'son' of יָקְטָן, a descendant of Shem Genesis 10:29 = 1 Chronicles 1:23 (between אוֺפִיר and יוֺבָב); עַדשֿׁוּר ׳מֵח Genesis 25:18 said of limits of Ishmaelitish territory; compare same limits of Amalek 1 Samuel 15:7 (but dubious; We reads טֵילָם, compare 1 Samuel 15:4 and see Dr; GlaserSkizze ii, 326 reads חֲכִילָה as 1 Samuel 23:19; 1 Samuel 26:1,3). — Most have supposed several regions named ׳ח to be indicated in these passages: — e.g. Thes.

1. Arabian shore of Persian Gulf Genesis 10:29 etc. 2. Ethiopian coast Genesis 10:7 etc. 3. India Genesis 2:11 (regarded as indefinite extension of 1). DiGenesis 10:7 distinguishes 1 and 2 either as quite distinct, or as different settlements of one great people, and (on Genesis 2:14) thinks that ׳כל ארץ ח Genesis 2:11 implies vague extension eastward. DlPa 12 ff.57ff. identification ׳ח in all passages with northeast part of Syrian desert, so EMeyGeschichte. Alterth. i. 224; GlaserSkizze ii. 323 ff. with central and northeast Arabia. The question is still undecided.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Havilah

Probably from chuwl; circular; Chavilah, the name of two or three eastern regions; also perhaps of two men -- Havilah.

see HEBREW chuwl

Forms and Transliterations
הַֽחֲוִילָ֔ה החוילה וַֽחֲוִילָ֔ה וַחֲוִילָ֔ה וחוילה חֲוִילָ֖ה חוילה מֵֽחֲוִילָ֜ה מֵֽחֲוִילָה֙ מחוילה chaviLah ha·ḥă·wî·lāh ḥă·wî·lāh hachaviLah haḥăwîlāh ḥăwîlāh mê·ḥă·wî·lāh mechaviLah mêḥăwîlāh vachaviLah wa·ḥă·wî·lāh waḥăwîlāh
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7 Occurrences


ḥă·wî·lāh — 2 Occ.
ha·ḥă·wî·lāh — 1 Occ.
mê·ḥă·wî·lāh — 2 Occ.
wa·ḥă·wî·lāh — 2 Occ.

Genesis 2:11
HEB: כָּל־ אֶ֣רֶץ הַֽחֲוִילָ֔ה אֲשֶׁר־ שָׁ֖ם
NAS: the whole land of Havilah, where there
KJV: the whole land of Havilah, where
INT: the whole land of Havilah where there

Genesis 10:7
HEB: כ֔וּשׁ סְבָא֙ וַֽחֲוִילָ֔ה וְסַבְתָּ֥ה וְרַעְמָ֖ה
NAS: [were] Seba and Havilah and Sabtah
KJV: Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah,
INT: of Cush Seba and Havilah and Sabtah and Raamah

Genesis 10:29
HEB: אוֹפִ֥ר וְאֶת־ חֲוִילָ֖ה וְאֶת־ יוֹבָ֑ב
NAS: and Ophir and Havilah and Jobab; all
KJV: And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab:
INT: and Ophir and Havilah and Jobab all

Genesis 25:18
HEB: וַיִּשְׁכְּנ֨וּ מֵֽחֲוִילָ֜ה עַד־ שׁ֗וּר
NAS: They settled from Havilah to Shur
KJV: And they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur,
INT: settled Havilah against to Shur

1 Samuel 15:7
HEB: אֶת־ עֲמָלֵ֑ק מֵֽחֲוִילָה֙ בּוֹאֲךָ֣ שׁ֔וּר
NAS: the Amalekites, from Havilah as you go
KJV: the Amalekites from Havilah [until] thou comest
INT: Saul the Amalekites Havilah go to Shur

1 Chronicles 1:9
HEB: כ֔וּשׁ סְבָא֙ וַחֲוִילָ֔ה וְסַבְתָּ֥א וְרַעְמָ֖א
NAS: [were] Seba, Havilah, Sabta,
KJV: Seba, and Havilah, and Sabta,
INT: of Cush Seba Havilah Sabta Raama

1 Chronicles 1:23
HEB: אוֹפִ֥יר וְאֶת־ חֲוִילָ֖ה וְאֶת־ יוֹבָ֑ב
NAS: Ophir, Havilah and Jobab; all
KJV: And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab.
INT: Ophir Havilah and Jobab all

7 Occurrences

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