2522. chalash
Strong's Concordance
chalash: to be weak or prostrate
Original Word: חָלַשׁ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chalash
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-lash')
Short Definition: prostrate
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be weak or prostrate
NASB Translation
lies prostrate (1), overwhelmed (1), weakened (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[חָלַשׁ] verb 1. be weak, prostrate.

2 (si vera lectio) weaken, disable, prostrate (Aramaic חֲלַשׁ be weak; , חַלָּשׁ weak, as in Hebrew; Arabic poor (Frey)) —

Qal Imperfect וַיַּחֲלשׁ Exodus 17:13, וַיֶּחֱלָ֑שׁ Job 14:10; Participle חוֺלֵשׁ Isaiah 14:12;

1 ׳וגבר ימות ויח Job 14:10 but man dieth and is prostrate.

2 disable, prostrate, followed by accusative of person Exodus 17:13 (E; point as

Hiph`il ?); followed by עַל person (strangely) Isaiah 14:12.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
discomfit, waste away, weaken

A primitive root; to prostrate; by implication, to overthrow, decay -- discomfit, waste away, weaken.

Forms and Transliterations
וַֽיֶּחֱלָ֑שׁ וַיַּחֲלֹ֧שׁ ויחלש חוֹלֵ֖שׁ חולש choLesh ḥō·w·lêš ḥōwlêš vaiyachaLosh vaiyecheLash way·ya·ḥă·lōš way·ye·ḥĕ·lāš wayyaḥălōš wayyeḥĕlāš
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3 Occurrences


ḥō·w·lêš — 1 Occ.
way·ya·ḥă·lōš — 1 Occ.
way·ye·ḥĕ·lāš — 1 Occ.

Exodus 17:13
HEB: וַיַּחֲלֹ֧שׁ יְהוֹשֻׁ֛עַ אֶת־
NAS: So Joshua overwhelmed Amalek
KJV: And Joshua discomfited Amalek
INT: overwhelmed Joshua Amalek

Job 14:10
HEB: וְגֶ֣בֶר יָ֭מוּת וַֽיֶּחֱלָ֑שׁ וַיִּגְוַ֖ע אָדָ֣ם
NAS: dies and lies prostrate. Man
KJV: dieth, and wasteth away: yea, man
INT: man dies and lies expires Man

Isaiah 14:12
HEB: נִגְדַּ֣עְתָּ לָאָ֔רֶץ חוֹלֵ֖שׁ עַל־ גּוֹיִֽם׃
NAS: to the earth, You who have weakened the nations!
KJV: to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
INT: have been cut to the earth have weakened and the nations

3 Occurrences

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