2580. chen
Strong's Concordance
chen: favor, grace
Original Word: חֵן
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: chen
Phonetic Spelling: (khane)
Short Definition: favor
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chanan
Definition
favor, grace
NASB Translation
adornment (1), charm (1), charm* (1), charming* (1), favor (51), grace (8), graceful (2), gracious (3), pleases* (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. חֵן noun masculinePsalm 45:3 favour, grace; — ׳ח Genesis 6:8 67t.; suffix חִנּוֺ Genesis 39:21; —

1 favour, grace, elegance:

a. of form and appearance, of a woman "" יֹ֑פִי Proverbs 31:30; אֵשֶׁת חֵן Proverbs 11:16; זונה טובת חן Nahum 3:4; of a doe Proverbs 5:19; precious stone אבן חן Proverbs 17:8; of ornaments Proverbs 1:9 = Proverbs 4:9; Proverbs 3:22.

b. of speech, lips Psalm 45:3; Proverbs 22:11; words Ecclesiastes 10:12.

2 favour, acceptance:

a. with men Proverbs 13:15; Proverbs 22:1; Ecclesiastes 9:11.

b. with God Zechariah 4:7 (twice in verse); Zechariah 12:10; chiefly in phrases: מצא חן בעיני find favour in the eyes of: (I) men Genesis 30:27; Genesis 32:6; Genesis 33:8,10,15; Genesis 34:11; Genesis 39:4; Genesis 47:25,29; Genesis 50:4; Numbers 32:5 (all J); Deuteronomy 24:1; Ruth 2:2,10,13; 1 Samuel 1:18; 1 Samuel 16:22; 1 Samuel 20:3,29; 1 Samuel 25:8; 1 Samuel 27:5; 2 Samuel 14:22; 2 Samuel 16:4; 1 Kings 11:19; Esther 5:8; Esther 7:3; (2) of God Genesis 6:8; Genesis 18:3; Genesis 19:19; Exodus 33:12,13 (twice in verse); Exodus 33:16,17; Exodus 34:9; Numbers 11:11,15 (all J); Judges 6:17; 2 Samuel 15:25; Proverbs 3:4; absolute מצא חן (with man) Proverbs 28:23; (with God) Jeremiah 31:2; מֹצא חן לפניו Esther 8:5 (i.e. of the king); נתן חן בעיני give favour in the eyes of (I) man Genesis 39:21; Exodus 3:21; Exodus 11:3; Exodus 12:36 (J); absolute נתן חן of man Psalm 84:12; (2) of God Proverbs 3:34; נשׂא חֵן בְּעֵינֵי obtain favour in the eyes of Esther 2:15; of the king Esther 5:2; so וַתִּשָּׂאחֵֿן וָחֶסֶד לְפָנָיו Esther 2:17.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
favor, gracious, pleasant, precious, well-favored

From chanan; graciousness, i.e. Subjective (kindness, favor) or objective (beauty) -- favour, grace(-ious), pleasant, precious, (well-)favoured.

see HEBREW chanan

Forms and Transliterations
הַ֭חֵן החן וְ֝חֵ֗ן וחן חִנּ֔וֹ חֵ֑ן חֵ֓ן חֵ֔ן חֵ֖ן חֵ֛ן חֵ֜ן חֵ֣ן חֵ֤ן חֵ֥ן חֵ֨ן חֵ֭ן חֵֽן׃ חֵן֙ חֵן֮ חן חן׃ חנו chen chinNo ha·ḥên Hachen haḥên ḥên ḥin·nōw ḥinnōw veChen wə·ḥên wəḥên
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69 Occurrences


ḥên — 66 Occ.
ḥin·nōw — 1 Occ.
ha·ḥên — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥên — 1 Occ.

Genesis 6:8
HEB: וְנֹ֕חַ מָ֥צָא חֵ֖ן בְּעֵינֵ֥י יְהוָֽה׃
NAS: found favor in the eyes
KJV: found grace in the eyes
INT: Noah found favor the eyes of the LORD

Genesis 18:3
HEB: נָ֨א מָצָ֤אתִי חֵן֙ בְּעֵינֶ֔יךָ אַל־
NAS: I have found favor in your sight,
KJV: if now I have found favour in thy sight,
INT: now have found favor your sight nay

Genesis 19:19
HEB: מָצָ֨א עַבְדְּךָ֣ חֵן֮ בְּעֵינֶיךָ֒ וַתַּגְדֵּ֣ל
NAS: has found favor in your sight,
KJV: hath found grace in thy sight,
INT: has found your servant favor your sight have magnified

Genesis 30:27
HEB: נָ֛א מָצָ֥אתִי חֵ֖ן בְּעֵינֶ֑יךָ נִחַ֕שְׁתִּי
KJV: unto him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes,
INT: now have found favour eyes have divined

Genesis 32:5
HEB: לַֽאדֹנִ֔י לִמְצֹא־ חֵ֖ן בְּעֵינֶֽיךָ׃
NAS: that I may find favor in your sight.'
KJV: that I may find grace in thy sight.
INT: my lord may find favor sight

Genesis 33:8
HEB: וַיֹּ֕אמֶר לִמְצֹא־ חֵ֖ן בְּעֵינֵ֥י אֲדֹנִֽי׃
NAS: To find favor in the sight
KJV: [These are] to find grace in the sight
INT: said to find favor the sight of my lord

Genesis 33:10
HEB: נָ֨א מָצָ֤אתִי חֵן֙ בְּעֵינֶ֔יךָ וְלָקַחְתָּ֥
NAS: I have found favor in your sight,
KJV: Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found grace in thy sight,
INT: now have found favor your sight take

Genesis 33:15
HEB: זֶּ֔ה אֶמְצָא־ חֵ֖ן בְּעֵינֵ֥י אֲדֹנִֽי׃
NAS: need is there? Let me find favor in the sight
KJV: needeth it? let me find grace in the sight
INT: me find favor the sight of my lord

Genesis 34:11
HEB: אַחֶ֔יהָ אֶמְצָא־ חֵ֖ן בְּעֵינֵיכֶ֑ם וַאֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: If I find favor in your sight,
KJV: Let me find grace in your eyes,
INT: her brothers find favor your sight whatever

Genesis 39:4
HEB: וַיִּמְצָ֨א יוֹסֵ֥ף חֵ֛ן בְּעֵינָ֖יו וַיְשָׁ֣רֶת
NAS: found favor in his sight
KJV: found grace in his sight,
INT: found Joseph favor his sight and became

Genesis 39:21
HEB: חָ֑סֶד וַיִּתֵּ֣ן חִנּ֔וֹ בְּעֵינֵ֖י שַׂ֥ר
NAS: to him, and gave him favor in the sight
KJV: and gave him favour in the sight
INT: kindness and gave favor the sight of the chief

Genesis 47:25
HEB: הֶחֱיִתָ֑נוּ נִמְצָא־ חֵן֙ בְּעֵינֵ֣י אֲדֹנִ֔י
NAS: Let us find favor in the sight
KJV: let us find grace in the sight
INT: have saved find favor the sight of my lord

Genesis 47:29
HEB: נָ֨א מָצָ֤אתִי חֵן֙ בְּעֵינֶ֔יךָ שִֽׂים־
NAS: I have found favor in your sight,
KJV: unto him, If now I have found grace in thy sight,
INT: Please have found favor your sight place

Genesis 50:4
HEB: נָ֨א מָצָ֤אתִי חֵן֙ בְּעֵ֣ינֵיכֶ֔ם דַּבְּרוּ־
NAS: I have found favor in your sight,
KJV: If now I have found grace in your eyes,
INT: now have found favor your sight speak

Exodus 3:21
HEB: וְנָתַתִּ֛י אֶת־ חֵ֥ן הָֽעָם־ הַזֶּ֖ה
NAS: people favor in the sight
KJV: this people favour in the sight
INT: will grant favor people this

Exodus 11:3
HEB: יְהוָ֛ה אֶת־ חֵ֥ן הָעָ֖ם בְּעֵינֵ֣י
NAS: the people favor in the sight
KJV: the people favour in the sight
INT: gave the LORD favor the people the sight

Exodus 12:36
HEB: נָתַ֨ן אֶת־ חֵ֥ן הָעָ֛ם בְּעֵינֵ֥י
NAS: the people favor in the sight
KJV: the people favour in the sight
INT: and the LORD had given favor the people the sight

Exodus 33:12
HEB: וְגַם־ מָצָ֥אתָ חֵ֖ן בְּעֵינָֽי׃
NAS: found favor in My sight.'
KJV: and thou hast also found grace in my sight.
INT: have also found favor my sight

Exodus 33:13
HEB: נָא֩ מָצָ֨אתִי חֵ֜ן בְּעֵינֶ֗יךָ הוֹדִעֵ֤נִי
NAS: I have found favor in Your sight,
KJV: Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have found grace in thy sight,
INT: pray have found favor your sight know

Exodus 33:13
HEB: לְמַ֥עַן אֶמְצָא־ חֵ֖ן בְּעֵינֶ֑יךָ וּרְאֵ֕ה
NAS: that I may find favor in Your sight.
KJV: thee, that I may find grace in thy sight:
INT: so may find favor your sight Consider

Exodus 33:16
HEB: כִּֽי־ מָצָ֨אתִי חֵ֤ן בְּעֵינֶ֙יךָ֙ אֲנִ֣י
NAS: that I have found favor in Your sight,
KJV: have found grace in thy sight?
INT: for have found favor your sight I

Exodus 33:17
HEB: כִּֽי־ מָצָ֤אתָ חֵן֙ בְּעֵינַ֔י וָאֵדָעֲךָ֖
NAS: for you have found favor in My sight
KJV: for thou hast found grace in my sight,
INT: for have found favor my sight have known

Exodus 34:9
HEB: נָא֩ מָצָ֨אתִי חֵ֤ן בְּעֵינֶ֙יךָ֙ אֲדֹנָ֔י
NAS: I have found favor in Your sight,
KJV: If now I have found grace in thy sight,
INT: now have found favor your sight Lord

Numbers 11:11
HEB: לֹא־ מָצָ֥תִי חֵ֖ן בְּעֵינֶ֑יךָ לָשׂ֗וּם
NAS: have I not found favor in Your sight,
KJV: and wherefore have I not found favour in thy sight,
INT: not found favor your sight you have laid

Numbers 11:15
HEB: אִם־ מָצָ֥אתִי חֵ֖ן בְּעֵינֶ֑יךָ וְאַל־
NAS: I have found favor in Your sight,
KJV: if I have found favour in thy sight;
INT: if have found favor your sight not

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