2459. cheleb
Strong's Concordance
cheleb: fat
Original Word: חֵ֫לֶב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: cheleb
Phonetic Spelling: (kheh'-leb)
Short Definition: fat
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
fat
NASB Translation
best (5), fat (74), fat portions (2), fatness (1), finest (2), finest* (1), marrow (1), portions of fat (5), unfeeling (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. חֵ֫לֶב noun masculineExodus 29:13 fat (Late Hebrew id., fat, so Phoenician חלב (probably); Aramaic (also diaphragm in Lexicons, see PS1274) originally diaphragm, midriff; Arabic , including midriff-fat, RSSemitic i. 360); — ׳ח absolute Leviticus 3:16 40t.; construct Genesis 45:18 21t.; suffix חֶלְבּוֺ Leviticus 3:9 6t.; חֶלְבָּהּ Leviticus 4:31,35, חֶלְבָּם Numbers 18:17, חֶלְבָּ֫מוֺ Psalm 17:10, חֶלְבְּהֶ֫ן Leviticus 8:16,25 (read plural noun חלביהן Samaritan Di); plural הַחֲלָבִים Leviticus 8:26 7t.; construct חֶלְבֵי Leviticus 6:5 4t.; suffix חֶלְבֵהֶן Genesis 4:4 (חלביהן Samaritan Di, compare Leviticus 8:16,25 above); —

1 fat of human body Judges 3:22 (covering intestines); גִּבּוֺרִים׳ח 2 Samuel 1:22 as smearing warrior's shield; of grossness of wicked כִּסָּה מָּנָיו בְּחֶלְבּוֺ Job 15:27; fat (of midriff) figurative of unreceptive heart סָֽגְרוּ ׳ח Psalm 17:10, see also Psalm 73:7 (read מֵחֵלֶב עֲוֺנָמוֺ for מחלב עֵינֵמוֺ ᵐ5 ᵑ6 Hi Ew Ol De Che Bae and others); ׳טָפַשׁ כַּח לִבָּם Psalm 119:70 i.e. their heart is as unresponsive as the midriff-fat near it.

2 fat of beasts:

a. as rich food (poetry) Deuteronomy 32:14 and in simile Psalm 63:6 ("" דֶּשֶׁן); so ᵑ0 Ezekiel 34:3 (but read הֶחָלָב, see חָלָב), Ezekiel 39:19 (ᵑ6 Co בשׂר).

b. especially as offered in sacrifice, singular, to ׳י Exodus 23:18 (JE), 1 Samuel 2:15,16; Exodus 29:13 (twice in verse); Exodus 29:22 (3 t. in verse); Leviticus 3:3 (twice in verse); Leviticus 3:4,9 (3 t. in verse); Leviticus 3:10,14 (twice in verse); Leviticus 3:15 23t. Leviticus; Numbers 18:17 (all P), Leviticus 17:6 (H), 1 Samuel 15:22; Isaiah 1:11; Isaiah 43:24; Ezekiel 44:7,15; see Isaiah 34:6 (twice in verse); Isaiah 34:7 of fat of Edomites slaughtered by ׳י's sword (under figure of lambs, rams, and bulls); as eaten by (strange) gods Deuteronomy 32:38 (poetry), not to be eaten by men Leviticus 3:17; Leviticus 7:23,24 (twice in verse); Leviticus 7:25 (all P); also plural, fat parts or pieces Genesis 4:4 (J) Leviticus 6:5 8t. Leviticus; 1 Kings 8:64 (twice in verse); 2Chronicles 7:7 (twice in verse); 2Chronicles 29:35; 35:14.

3 choicest, best part of products of land Genesis 45:18 (E), specifically of oil Numbers 18:12 and wine Numbers 18:12; of corn and oil Numbers 18:29; Numbers 18:30; Numbers 18:32; also (poetry) כִּלְיוֺת חִטָּה ׳ח Deuteronomy 32:14 kidney-fat of wheat (i.e. the very choicest, compare Isaiah 34:6), חִטָּה ׳ח Psalm 81:17, חִטִּים ׳ח Psalm 147:14.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
best, fatness, finest, grease, marrow

Or cheleb {khay'-leb}; from an unused root meaning to be fat; fat, whether literally or figuratively; hence, the richest or choice part -- X best, fat(-ness), X finest, grease, marrow.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּחֶלְבֵ֧י בְּחֶלְבּ֑וֹ בחלבו בחלבי הַ֣חֲלָבִ֔ים הַחֲלָבִ֑ים הַחֲלָבִ֖ים הַחֲלָבִֽים׃ הַחֲלָבִים֙ הַחֵ֔לֶב הַחֵ֖לֶב הַחֵ֙לֶב֙ הַחֵ֣לֶב הַחֵ֣לֶב ׀ הַחֵ֤לֶב הַחֵ֨לֶב הַחֵלֶב֒ הַחֵלֶב֮ החלב החלבים החלבים׃ וְהַחֲלָבִ֖ים וְחֵ֣לֶב וְחֵ֤לֶב וְחֵ֥לֶב וּמֵֽחֶלְבֵהֶ֑ן והחלבים וחלב ומחלבהן חֵ֔לֶב חֵ֖לֶב חֵ֛לֶב חֵ֜לֶב חֵ֣לֶב חֵ֤לֶב חֵ֥לֶב חֵ֨לֶב חֵֽלֶב־ חֵלֶב֮ חֶלְבְּהֶ֑ן חֶלְבֵ֣י חֶלְבֵ֥י חֶלְבָּ֣ה חֶלְבָּ֣הּ חֶלְבָּ֣ם חֶלְבָּ֥מוֹ חֶלְבּ֔וֹ חֶלְבּ֖וֹ חֶלְבּוֹ֙ חלב חלב־ חלבה חלבהן חלבו חלבי חלבם חלבמו כְּחֵ֖לֶב כַּחֵ֣לֶב כחלב מֵחֵ֔לֶב מֵחֵ֖לֶב מֵחֵ֙לֶב֙ מֵחֵ֣לֶב מֵחֵ֥לֶב מחלב bə·ḥel·ḇê bə·ḥel·bōw bechelBo bechelVei bəḥelḇê bəḥelbōw chelBah chelBam chelBamov chelbeHen chelBo Chelev chelVei ha·ḥă·lā·ḇîm ha·ḥê·leḇ hachalaVim hacheLev haḥălāḇîm haḥêleḇ ḥê·leḇ ḥê·leḇ- ḥel·bā·mōw ḥel·bāh ḥel·bām ḥel·ḇê ḥel·bə·hen ḥel·bōw ḥelbāh ḥelbām ḥelbāmōw ḥelḇê ḥelbəhen ḥelbōw ḥêleḇ ḥêleḇ- ka·ḥê·leḇ kaChelev kaḥêleḇ kə·ḥê·leḇ keChelev kəḥêleḇ mê·ḥê·leḇ meChelev mêḥêleḇ ū·mê·ḥel·ḇê·hen umechelveHen ūmêḥelḇêhen veChelev vehachalaVim wə·ha·ḥă·lā·ḇîm wə·ḥê·leḇ wəhaḥălāḇîm wəḥêleḇ
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92 Occurrences


bə·ḥel·bōw — 1 Occ.
bə·ḥel·ḇê — 1 Occ.
ḥel·bāh — 2 Occ.
ḥel·bām — 1 Occ.
ḥel·bā·mōw — 1 Occ.
ḥel·bə·hen — 2 Occ.
ḥel·bōw — 7 Occ.
ḥê·leḇ — 20 Occ.
ḥel·ḇê — 4 Occ.
ha·ḥă·lā·ḇîm — 7 Occ.
ha·ḥê·leḇ — 31 Occ.
ka·ḥê·leḇ — 1 Occ.
kə·ḥê·leḇ — 1 Occ.
mê·ḥê·leḇ — 7 Occ.
ū·mê·ḥel·ḇê·hen — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥê·leḇ — 4 Occ.
wə·ha·ḥă·lā·ḇîm — 1 Occ.

Genesis 4:4
HEB: מִבְּכֹר֥וֹת צֹאנ֖וֹ וּמֵֽחֶלְבֵהֶ֑ן וַיִּ֣שַׁע יְהוָ֔ה
NAS: of his flock and of their fat portions. And the LORD
KJV: of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD
INT: of the firstlings of his flock their fat had and the LORD

Genesis 45:18
HEB: וְאִכְל֖וּ אֶת־ חֵ֥לֶב הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NAS: and you will eat the fat of the land.'
KJV: and ye shall eat the fat of the land.
INT: of Egypt will eat the fat of the land

Exodus 23:18
HEB: וְלֹֽא־ יָלִ֥ין חֵֽלֶב־ חַגִּ֖י עַד־
NAS: nor is the fat of My feast
KJV: with leavened bread; neither shall the fat of my sacrifice
INT: nor to remain is the fat of my feast until

Exodus 29:13
HEB: אֶֽת־ כָּל־ הַחֵלֶב֮ הַֽמְכַסֶּ֣ה אֶת־
NAS: all the fat that covers
KJV: And thou shalt take all the fat that covereth
INT: shall take all the fat covers the entrails

Exodus 29:13
HEB: הַכְּלָיֹ֔ת וְאֶת־ הַחֵ֖לֶב אֲשֶׁ֣ר עֲלֵיהֶ֑ן
NAS: kidneys and the fat that is on them, and offer them up in smoke
KJV: kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, and burn
INT: and the two kidneys and the fat that is on

Exodus 29:22
HEB: מִן־ הָ֠אַיִל הַחֵ֨לֶב וְהָֽאַלְיָ֜ה וְאֶת־
NAS: You shall also take the fat from the ram
KJV: of the ram the fat and the rump,
INT: from the ram the fat and the fat and the fat

Exodus 29:22
HEB: וְהָֽאַלְיָ֜ה וְאֶת־ הַחֵ֣לֶב ׀ הַֽמְכַסֶּ֣ה אֶת־
NAS: and the fat tail, and the fat that covers
KJV: and the rump, and the fat that covereth
INT: the fat and the fat and the fat covers the entrails

Exodus 29:22
HEB: הַכְּלָיֹ֗ת וְאֶת־ הַחֵ֙לֶב֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עֲלֵהֶ֔ן
NAS: kidneys and the fat that is on them and the right
KJV: kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, and the right
INT: and the two kidneys and the fat after and

Leviticus 3:3
HEB: לַיהוָ֑ה אֶת־ הַחֵ֙לֶב֙ הַֽמְכַסֶּ֣ה אֶת־
NAS: to the LORD, the fat that covers
KJV: unto the LORD; the fat that covereth
INT: an offering to the LORD the fat covers the entrails

Leviticus 3:3
HEB: וְאֵת֙ כָּל־ הַחֵ֔לֶב אֲשֶׁ֖ר עַל־
NAS: and all the fat that is on the entrails,
KJV: the inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon the inwards,
INT: the entrails and all the fat that is on

Leviticus 3:4
HEB: הַכְּלָיֹ֔ת וְאֶת־ הַחֵ֙לֶב֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עֲלֵהֶ֔ן
NAS: kidneys with the fat that is on them, which
KJV: kidneys, and the fat that [is] on them, which [is] by the flanks,
INT: and the two kidneys the fat which and

Leviticus 3:9
HEB: אִשֶּׁ֣ה לַיהוָה֒ חֶלְבּוֹ֙ הָאַלְיָ֣ה תְמִימָ֔ה
NAS: to the LORD, its fat, the entire
KJV: unto the LORD; the fat thereof, [and] the whole
INT: an offering to the LORD fat fat the entire

Leviticus 3:9
HEB: יְסִירֶ֑נָּה וְאֶת־ הַחֵ֙לֶב֙ הַֽמְכַסֶּ֣ה אֶת־
NAS: to the backbone, and the fat that covers
KJV: by the backbone; and the fat that covereth
INT: to the backbone shall remove and the fat covers the entrails

Leviticus 3:9
HEB: וְאֵת֙ כָּל־ הַחֵ֔לֶב אֲשֶׁ֖ר עַל־
NAS: and all the fat that is on the entrails,
KJV: the inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon the inwards,
INT: the entrails and all the fat that is on

Leviticus 3:10
HEB: הַכְּלָיֹ֔ת וְאֶת־ הַחֵ֙לֶב֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עֲלֵהֶ֔ן
NAS: kidneys with the fat that is on them, which
KJV: kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, which [is] by the flanks,
INT: and the two kidneys the fat which and

Leviticus 3:14
HEB: לַֽיהוָ֑ה אֶת־ הַחֵ֙לֶב֙ הַֽמְכַסֶּ֣ה אֶת־
NAS: to the LORD, the fat that covers
KJV: unto the LORD; the fat that covereth
INT: an offering to the LORD the fat covers the entrails

Leviticus 3:14
HEB: וְאֵת֙ כָּל־ הַחֵ֔לֶב אֲשֶׁ֖ר עַל־
NAS: and all the fat that is on the entrails,
KJV: the inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon the inwards,
INT: the entrails and all the fat that is on

Leviticus 3:15
HEB: הַכְּלָיֹ֔ת וְאֶת־ הַחֵ֙לֶב֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עֲלֵהֶ֔ן
NAS: kidneys with the fat that is on them, which
KJV: kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, which [is] by the flanks,
INT: and the two kidneys the fat which and

Leviticus 3:16
HEB: נִיחֹ֔חַ כָּל־ חֵ֖לֶב לַיהוָֽה׃
NAS: aroma; all fat is the LORD'S.
KJV: savour: all the fat [is] the LORD'S.
INT: A soothing all fat is the LORD'S

Leviticus 3:17
HEB: מֽוֹשְׁבֹתֵיכֶ֑ם כָּל־ חֵ֥לֶב וְכָל־ דָּ֖ם
NAS: any fat or any
KJV: that ye eat neither fat nor blood.
INT: your dwellings any fat any blood

Leviticus 4:8
HEB: וְאֶת־ כָּל־ חֵ֛לֶב פַּ֥ר הַֽחַטָּ֖את
NAS: from it all the fat of the bull
KJV: And he shall take off from it all the fat of the bullock
INT: all the fat of the bull of the sin

Leviticus 4:8
HEB: מִמֶּ֑נּוּ אֶת־ הַחֵ֙לֶב֙ הַֽמְכַסֶּ֣ה עַל־
NAS: of the sin offering: the fat that covers
KJV: for the sin offering; the fat that covereth
INT: shall remove at the fat covers and

Leviticus 4:8
HEB: וְאֵת֙ כָּל־ הַחֵ֔לֶב אֲשֶׁ֖ר עַל־
NAS: and all the fat which
KJV: the inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon the inwards,
INT: the entrails and all the fat which is on

Leviticus 4:9
HEB: הַכְּלָיֹ֔ת וְאֶת־ הַחֵ֙לֶב֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עֲלֵיהֶ֔ן
NAS: kidneys with the fat that is on them, which
KJV: kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, which [is] by the flanks,
INT: and the two kidneys the fat which and

Leviticus 4:19
HEB: וְאֵ֥ת כָּל־ חֶלְבּ֖וֹ יָרִ֣ים מִמֶּ֑נּוּ
NAS: all its fat from it and offer it up in smoke
KJV: And he shall take all his fat from him, and burn
INT: all fat shall remove at

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