2489. chelekah
Strong's Concordance
chelekah: hapless, unfortunate
Original Word: חֵלְכָה
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: chelekah
Phonetic Spelling: (khay-lek-aw')
Short Definition: unfortunate
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
hapless, unfortunate
NASB Translation
unfortunate (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
ֵ˜חלְכָה read חַלְכֶּה, חֶלְכֶּה, or חָלְכֶּה,

adjective helpless, unfortunate, only as substantive hapless, luckless one(s)לְֵ˜חלְכָה Psalm 10:8, ᵐ5 εἰς τὸν πένητα, ᵑ6 ᵑ7; חֵלֶ֑כָה Psalm 10:14 ᵐ5 ὁ πτωχός; חלכאים Psalm 10:10 Kt, read plural חַלְכָּאִים (׳חֶל, ׳חָל); Qr חֵל כָּאִים ᵐ5 τῶν πενήτων. In all text and meaning dubious (ᵑ0 reads חֵלְכָה = חֵילְךָ thine army; and חֵל כָּאִים Psalm 10:10 army of dejected ones, but this against usage of חֵל, and no such figurative sense of חַיִל, see O1 Hup De Bae Che, and critical note)

[כָּאֶה] adjective cowed, Psalm 10:10 Qr חֵל כָּאִים; host of cowed ones, but read Kt חלכאים.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
poor

Or chelkah {khay-lek-aw'}; apparently from an unused root probably meaning to be dark or (figuratively) unhappy; a wretch, i.e. Unfortunate -- poor.

Forms and Transliterations
חֵלֶ֑כָה חלכה כָּאִֽים׃ כאים׃ לְֽחֵלְכָ֥ה לחלכה cheLechah ḥê·le·ḵāh ḥêleḵāh kā’îm kā·’îm kaIm lə·ḥê·lə·ḵāh lecheleChah ləḥêləḵāh
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Strong's Hebrew 2489
3 Occurrences


ḥê·le·ḵāh — 1 Occ.
kā·’îm — 1 Occ.
lə·ḥê·lə·ḵāh — 1 Occ.

Psalm 10:8
HEB: נָקִ֑י עֵ֝ינָ֗יו לְֽחֵלְכָ֥ה יִצְפֹּֽנוּ׃
NAS: stealthily watch for the unfortunate.
KJV: are privily set against the poor.
INT: the innocent his eyes the unfortunate stealthily

Psalm 10:10
HEB: (חֵ֣יל ק) (כָּאִֽים׃ ק)
NAS: he bows down, And the unfortunate fall
INT: fall his mighty poor

Psalm 10:14
HEB: עָ֭לֶיךָ יַעֲזֹ֣ב חֵלֶ֑כָה יָ֝ת֗וֹם אַתָּ֤ה ׀
NAS: it into Your hand. The unfortunate commits
KJV: [it] with thy hand: the poor committeth
INT: and commits the unfortunate of the orphan You

3 Occurrences

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