2442. chakah
Strong's Concordance
chakah: to wait, await
Original Word: חָכָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chakah
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-kaw')
Short Definition: wait
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to wait, await
NASB Translation
long (2), longs (1), wait (7), waited (1), waiting (1), waits (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[חָכָה] verb wait, await

Qal Participle pl construct חוֺכֵי Isaiah 30:18; with לְ waiting for him (׳י).

Pi`el חִכָּה Job 32:4; חִכְּתָה Psalm 33:20; חִכִּיתִי Isaiah 8:17; חִכּוּ Psalm 106:13; חִכִּינוּ 2 Kings 7:9; Imperfect יְחַכֶּה Isaiah 30:18; תְּחַכֶּה 2 Kings 9:3; Imperative חַכֵּהֿ Habakkuk 2:3; חִכּוּ Zephaniah 3:8; Infinitive construct כְּחַכֵּי Hosea 6:9 (Ephr for חַכֵּה?); Participle מְחַכֶּה Daniel 12:12; construct מְחַכֵּה Isaiah 64:3; plural מְחַכִּים Job 3:21; —

1 wait, tarry, absolute 2 Kings 9:3 tarry not; with עַד till morning light 2 Kings 7:9; with accusative את איוב בדברים Job 32:4 tarry for Job with words.

2 wait (in ambush), כְּחַכֵּי אִישׁ גְּדוּדִים Hosea 6:9 as marauding bands wait for a man AV RV De, or as marauders lie in wait Hi Ew (taking אישׁ as construct)

3 wait for, long for, with לְ for ׳י Isaiah 8:17; Isaiah 64:3; Zephaniah 3:8; Psalm 33:20; for his counsel Psalm 106:13; for his vision Habakkuk 2:3; for death Job 3:21; יחכה יהוה לחננכם Yahweh waiteth to be gracious unto you Isaiah 30:18 (Di regards this as threatening and refers it to

1); absolute waiteth (and cometh to the days of blessedness) Daniel 12:12.

חַכָּה

see below חנך.

חכל (√of following; compare Arabic IV. be confused, vague; barbarousness, or impediment in speech; Assyrian akâlu, be gloomy, êklu, dark, eklitu, darkness, Dl in ZimBp 115, w. 385 ff., compare JägerBAS ii, 282).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
long, tarry, wait

A primitive root (apparently akin to chaqah through the idea of piercing); properly, to adhere to; hence, to await -- long, tarry, wait.

see HEBREW chaqah

Forms and Transliterations
הַֽמְחַכִּ֣ים הַֽמְחַכֶּ֖ה המחכה המחכים וְחִכִּ֙יתִי֙ וְחִכִּ֛ינוּ וּכְחַכֵּ֨י וחכינו וחכיתי וכחכי ח֥וֹכֵי חִ֝כּ֗וּ חִכְּתָ֣ה חִכָּ֣ה חַכֵּה־ חַכּוּ־ חוכי חכה חכה־ חכו חכו־ חכתה יְחַכֶּ֤ה יחכה לִמְחַכֵּה־ למחכה־ תְחַכֶּֽה׃ תחכה׃ chakkeh chakku chikKah chikkeTah chikKu Chochei ḥak·kêh- ḥak·kū- ḥakkêh- ḥakkū- ham·ḥak·keh ham·ḥak·kîm hamchakKeh hamchakKim hamḥakkeh hamḥakkîm ḥik·kāh ḥik·kə·ṯāh ḥik·kū ḥikkāh ḥikkəṯāh ḥikkū ḥō·w·ḵê ḥōwḵê lim·ḥak·kêh- limchakkeh limḥakkêh- ṯə·ḥak·keh techakKeh ṯəḥakkeh ū·ḵə·ḥak·kê uchechakKei ūḵəḥakkê vechikKinu vechikKiti wə·ḥik·kî·nū wə·ḥik·kî·ṯî wəḥikkînū wəḥikkîṯî yə·ḥak·keh yechakKeh yəḥakkeh
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14 Occurrences


ḥak·kêh- — 1 Occ.
ḥak·kū- — 1 Occ.
ḥik·kāh — 1 Occ.
ḥik·kə·ṯāh — 1 Occ.
ḥik·kū — 1 Occ.
ḥō·w·ḵê — 1 Occ.
ham·ḥak·keh — 1 Occ.
ham·ḥak·kîm — 1 Occ.
lim·ḥak·kêh- — 1 Occ.
ṯə·ḥak·keh — 1 Occ.
ū·ḵə·ḥak·kê — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥik·kî·nū — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥik·kî·ṯî — 1 Occ.
yə·ḥak·keh — 1 Occ.

2 Kings 7:9
HEB: וַאֲנַ֣חְנוּ מַחְשִׁ֗ים וְחִכִּ֛ינוּ עַד־ א֥וֹר
NAS: but we are keeping silent; if we wait until
KJV: and we hold our peace: if we tarry till the morning
INT: we are keeping wait until light

2 Kings 9:3
HEB: וְנַ֖סְתָּה וְלֹ֥א תְחַכֶּֽה׃
NAS: the door and flee and do not wait.
KJV: the door, and flee, and tarry not.
INT: and flee not wait

Job 3:21
HEB: הַֽמְחַכִּ֣ים לַמָּ֣וֶת וְאֵינֶ֑נּוּ
NAS: Who long for death, but there is none,
KJV: Which long for death,
INT: long death there

Job 32:4
HEB: וֶֽאֱלִיה֗וּ חִכָּ֣ה אֶת־ אִ֭יּוֹב
NAS: Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job
KJV: Now Elihu had waited till Job
INT: now Elihu had waited to Job to speak

Psalm 33:20
HEB: נַ֭פְשֵׁנוּ חִכְּתָ֣ה לַֽיהוָ֑ה עֶזְרֵ֖נוּ
NAS: Our soul waits for the LORD;
KJV: Our soul waiteth for the LORD:
INT: our soul waits the LORD is our help

Psalm 106:13
HEB: מַעֲשָׂ֑יו לֹֽא־ חִ֝כּ֗וּ לַעֲצָתֽוֹ׃
NAS: His works; They did not wait for His counsel,
KJV: his works; they waited not for his counsel:
INT: his works did not wait his counsel

Isaiah 8:17
HEB: וְחִכִּ֙יתִי֙ לַיהוָ֔ה הַמַּסְתִּ֥יר
NAS: And I will wait for the LORD
KJV: And I will wait upon the LORD,
INT: will wait the LORD is hiding

Isaiah 30:18
HEB: וְלָכֵ֞ן יְחַכֶּ֤ה יְהוָה֙ לַֽחֲנַנְכֶ֔ם
NAS: the LORD longs to be gracious
KJV: And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious
INT: Therefore longs the LORD to be gracious

Isaiah 30:18
HEB: אַשְׁרֵ֖י כָּל־ ח֥וֹכֵי לֽוֹ׃ ס
NAS: are all those who long for Him.
KJV: blessed [are] all they that wait for him.
INT: blessed are all long

Isaiah 64:4
HEB: זוּלָ֣תְךָ֔ יַעֲשֶׂ֖ה לִמְחַכֵּה־ לֽוֹ׃
NAS: You, Who acts in behalf of the one who waits for Him.
KJV: thee, [what] he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him.
INT: besides acts waits

Daniel 12:12
HEB: אַשְׁרֵ֥י הַֽמְחַכֶּ֖ה וְיַגִּ֑יעַ לְיָמִ֕ים
NAS: How blessed is he who keeps waiting and attains
KJV: Blessed [is] he that waiteth, and cometh
INT: Blessed waiteth and cometh days

Hosea 6:9
HEB: וּכְחַכֵּ֨י אִ֜ישׁ גְּדוּדִ֗ים
NAS: And as raiders wait for a man,
KJV: And as troops of robbers wait for a man,
INT: wait A man raiders

Habakkuk 2:3
HEB: אִם־ יִתְמַהְמָהּ֙ חַכֵּה־ ל֔וֹ כִּֽי־
NAS: it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly
KJV: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely
INT: Though tarries wait for will certainly

Zephaniah 3:8
HEB: לָכֵ֤ן חַכּוּ־ לִי֙ נְאֻם־
NAS: Therefore wait for Me, declares
KJV: Therefore wait ye upon me, saith
INT: Therefore wait declares the LORD

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