2664. chaphas
Strong's Concordance
chaphas: to search
Original Word: חָפַשׂ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chaphas
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-fas')
Short Definition: search
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to search
NASB Translation
devise (1), disguise (2), disguised (5), distorted (1), examine (1), hide (1), ponders (1), ransacked (1), search (6), searched (2), searching (1), well-conceived (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[חָפַשׂ] verb search (ᵑ7Jer חֲפַס dig, seek; Palestinian, Syriac dig (Schw); perhaps Assyrian êppêšu, êtpêšu, sensible, LyonSargontexte 65) —

Qal Imperfect2masculine singular suffix תַּחְמְּשֶׂ֫נָּה Proverbs 2:4; יַחְמְּשׂוּ Psalm 64:7; נַחְמְּשָׂה Lamentations 3:40; Participle חֹפֵשׂ Proverbs 20:27; — search, search out, figurative;

1 search for, object בִּינָה etc. Proverbs 2:4 ("" בקשׁ).

2 = think out, devise, with accusative עולות unjust acts Psalm 64:7 (compare also sub. Pu`al)

3 search = test, Lamentations 3:40 (object דרכינו; "" חקר), Proverbs 20:27.

Niph`al Perfect נַחְמְּשׁוּ Obadiah 6 subject עֵשָׂו collective; searched out = exposed and plundered ("" נִבְעוּ מַצְמּוּנָיו).

Pi`el Perfect וְחִמַּשְׂתִּ֫י 1 Samuel 23:23; וְחִמְּשׂוּ 1 Kings 20:6; Imperfect וַיְחַמֵּשׂ Genesis 31:35 2t.; אֲחַמֵּשׂ Amos 9:3; Zephaniah 1:12; Imperative חַמְּשׂוּ 2 Kings 10:23; —

1 search through, with accusative, a house 1 Kings 20:6, Jerusalem (metaphor) Zephaniah 1:12; no object expressed 2 Kings 10:23.

2 search for:

a. a person with accusative 1 Samuel 23:23.

b. a thing, with accusative Genesis 44:12 (J; Joseph searching for his cup); Genesis 31:35 (E; no object expressed, Laban looking for his teraphim); Amos 9:3 (׳י searching for evildoers), Psalm 77:7 (soul searching to understand ׳יs dealings with his servants).

Pu`al Imperfect יְחֻמַּשׂ Proverbs 28:12 be searched for = be hidden; Participle מְחֻמָּשׂ Psalm 64:7 in ׳חֵפֶשׂ מ = a searched out search, i.e. a device well thought out (compare Che; ""

Qal q. v.); see also חֵ֫פֶשׂ.

Hithpa`el Perfect הִתְחַמֵּשׂ2Chronicles 35:22 (but ᵐ5 הִתְחַזֵּק, compare also ᵑ9 ᵑ63Esdr 1:26; so Be Öttli); Imperfect יִתְחַמֵּשׂ Job 30:18; וַיִּתְחַמֵּשׂ 1 Samuel 28:8 3t.; Infinitive absolute הִתְחַמֵּשׂ 1 Kings 22:30 2Chronicles 18:29; — disguise oneself (literally let oneself be searched for) 1 Samuel 28:8; 1 Kings 22:30 (twice in verse) = 2Chronicles 18:29 (twice in verse), 2Chronicles 35:22 (but see above), all of disguise by change of garments; 1 Kings 20:38 באפר i.e. with headgear over eyes; subject לבושׂ Job 30:18, i.e. his garment is disguised, no longer looks like the mantle it is.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
change, make diligent search, disguise self, hide, search for, out

A primitive root; to seek; causatively, to conceal oneself (i.e. Let be sought), or mask -- change, (make) diligent (search), disquise self, hide, search (for, out).

Forms and Transliterations
אֲחַפֵּ֖שׂ אֲחַפֵּ֥שׂ אחפש הִתְחַפֵּ֔שׂ הִתְחַפֵּשׂ֙ התחפש וְחִפְּשׂוּ֙ וְחִפַּשְׂתִּ֣י וַיְחַפֵּ֕שׂ וַיְחַפֵּ֥שׂ וַיִּתְחַפֵּ֣שׂ וַיִּתְחַפֵּ֥שׂ וַיִּתְחַפֵּשׂ֙ וחפשו וחפשתי ויחפש ויתחפש חֵ֣פֶשׂ חַפְּשׂ֤וּ חֹ֝פֵ֗שׂ חפש חפשו יְחֻפַּ֥שׂ יִתְחַפֵּ֣שׂ יַֽחְפְּֽשׂוּ־ יחפש יחפשו־ יתחפש נֶחְפְּשׂ֣וּ נַחְפְּשָׂ֤ה נחפשה נחפשו תַּחְפְּשֶֽׂנָּה׃ תחפשנה׃ ’ă·ḥap·pêś ’ăḥappêś achapPes chappeSu Chefes choFes ḥap·pə·śū ḥappəśū ḥê·p̄eś ḥêp̄eś hiṯ·ḥap·pêś hitchapPes hiṯḥappêś ḥō·p̄êś ḥōp̄êś nachpeSah naḥ·pə·śāh naḥpəśāh nechpeSu neḥ·pə·śū neḥpəśū tachpeSennah taḥ·pə·śen·nāh taḥpəśennāh vaiyitchapPes vaychapPes vechippasTi vechippeSu way·ḥap·pêś way·yiṯ·ḥap·pêś wayḥappêś wayyiṯḥappêś wə·ḥip·paś·tî wə·ḥip·pə·śū wəḥippaśtî wəḥippəśū yachpesu yaḥ·pə·śū- yaḥpəśū- yə·ḥup·paś yechupPas yəḥuppaś yiṯ·ḥap·pêś yitchapPes yiṯḥappêś
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23 Occurrences


’ă·ḥap·pêś — 2 Occ.
ḥap·pə·śū — 1 Occ.
ḥê·p̄eś — 1 Occ.
ḥō·p̄êś — 1 Occ.
hiṯ·ḥap·pêś — 3 Occ.
naḥ·pə·śāh — 1 Occ.
neḥ·pə·śū — 1 Occ.
taḥ·pə·śen·nāh — 1 Occ.
way·yiṯ·ḥap·pêś — 4 Occ.
way·ḥap·pêś — 3 Occ.
wə·ḥip·paś·tî — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥip·pə·śū — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·pə·śū- — 1 Occ.
yə·ḥup·paś — 1 Occ.
yiṯ·ḥap·pêś — 1 Occ.

Genesis 31:35
HEB: נָשִׁ֖ים לִ֑י וַיְחַפֵּ֕שׂ וְלֹ֥א מָצָ֖א
NAS: of women is upon me. So he searched but did not find
KJV: of women [is] upon me. And he searched, but found
INT: the manner of women searched did not find

Genesis 44:12
HEB: וַיְחַפֵּ֕שׂ בַּגָּד֣וֹל הֵחֵ֔ל
NAS: He searched, beginning with the oldest
KJV: And he searched, [and] began
INT: searched the oldest beginning

1 Samuel 23:23
HEB: יֶשְׁנ֣וֹ בָאָ֔רֶץ וְחִפַּשְׂתִּ֣י אֹת֔וֹ בְּכֹ֖ל
NAS: he is in the land, I will search him out among all
KJV: in the land, that I will search him out throughout all the thousands
INT: be the land will search all the thousands

1 Samuel 28:8
HEB: וַיִּתְחַפֵּ֣שׂ שָׁא֗וּל וַיִּלְבַּשׁ֙
NAS: Then Saul disguised himself by putting
KJV: And Saul disguised himself, and put on
INT: disguised Saul putting

1 Kings 20:6
HEB: עֲבָדַי֙ אֵלֶ֔יךָ וְחִפְּשׂוּ֙ אֶת־ בֵּ֣יתְךָ֔
NAS: my servants to you, and they will search your house
KJV: about this time, and they shall search thine house,
INT: my servants to you will search your house and the houses

1 Kings 20:38
HEB: עַל־ הַדָּ֑רֶךְ וַיִּתְחַפֵּ֥שׂ בָּאֲפֵ֖ר עַל־
NAS: by the way, and disguised himself with a bandage
KJV: by the way, and disguised himself with ashes
INT: over the way and disguised A bandage over

1 Kings 22:30
HEB: אֶל־ יְהוֹשָׁפָ֗ט הִתְחַפֵּשׂ֙ וָבֹ֣א בַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה
NAS: to Jehoshaphat, I will disguise myself and go
KJV: unto Jehoshaphat, I will disguise myself, and enter
INT: to Jehoshaphat will disguise and go the battle

1 Kings 22:30
HEB: לְבַ֣שׁ בְּגָדֶ֑יךָ וַיִּתְחַפֵּשׂ֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
NAS: of Israel disguised himself and went
KJV: of Israel disguised himself, and went
INT: put your robes disguised the king of Israel

2 Kings 10:23
HEB: לְעֹבְדֵ֣י הַבַּ֗עַל חַפְּשׂ֤וּ וּרְאוּ֙ פֶּן־
NAS: of Baal, Search and see
KJV: of Baal, Search, and look
INT: to the worshipers of Baal Search and see none

2 Chronicles 18:29
HEB: אֶל־ יְהוֹשָׁפָ֗ט הִתְחַפֵּשׂ֙ וָב֣וֹא בַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה
NAS: to Jehoshaphat, I will disguise myself and go
KJV: unto Jehoshaphat, I will disguise myself, and will go
INT: to Jehoshaphat will disguise and go battle

2 Chronicles 18:29
HEB: לְבַ֣שׁ בְּגָדֶ֑יךָ וַיִּתְחַפֵּשׂ֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
NAS: of Israel disguised himself, and they went
KJV: of Israel disguised himself; and they went
INT: put your robes disguised the king of Israel

2 Chronicles 35:22
HEB: לְהִלָּחֵֽם־ בּוֹ֙ הִתְחַפֵּ֔שׂ וְלֹ֥א שָׁמַ֛ע
NAS: would not turn away from him, but disguised himself in order to make
KJV: his face from him, but disguised himself, that he might fight
INT: for to make disguised nor listen

Job 30:18
HEB: בְּרָב־ כֹּ֭חַ יִתְחַפֵּ֣שׂ לְבוּשִׁ֑י כְּפִ֖י
NAS: my garment is distorted; It binds
KJV: [of my disease] is my garment changed: it bindeth me about
INT: in abundance force is distorted my garment as the collar

Psalm 64:6
HEB: יַֽחְפְּֽשׂוּ־ עוֹלֹ֗ת תַּ֭מְנוּ
NAS: They devise injustices,
KJV: They search out iniquities;
INT: devise iniquities are ready

Psalm 64:6
HEB: עוֹלֹ֗ת תַּ֭מְנוּ חֵ֣פֶשׂ מְחֻפָּ֑שׂ וְקֶ֥רֶב
NAS: [saying], We are ready with a well-conceived plot;
KJV: they accomplish a diligent search:
INT: iniquities are ready A well-conceived plot the inward

Psalm 77:6
HEB: לְבָבִ֥י אָשִׂ֑יחָה וַיְחַפֵּ֥שׂ רוּחִֽי׃
NAS: with my heart, And my spirit ponders:
KJV: and my spirit made diligent search.
INT: my heart will meditate ponders and my spirit

Proverbs 2:4
HEB: כַכָּ֑סֶף וְֽכַמַּטְמוֹנִ֥ים תַּחְפְּשֶֽׂנָּה׃
NAS: her as silver And search for her as for hidden treasures;
KJV: her as silver, and searchest for her as [for] hid treasures;
INT: silver hidden and search

Proverbs 20:27
HEB: נִשְׁמַ֣ת אָדָ֑ם חֹ֝פֵ֗שׂ כָּל־ חַדְרֵי־
NAS: of the LORD, Searching all
KJV: of the LORD, searching all the inward parts
INT: the spirit of man Searching all the innermost

Proverbs 28:12
HEB: וּבְק֥וּם רְ֝שָׁעִ֗ים יְחֻפַּ֥שׂ אָדָֽם׃
NAS: rise, men hide themselves.
KJV: rise, a man is hidden.
INT: rise the wicked hide men

Lamentations 3:40
HEB: נַחְפְּשָׂ֤ה דְרָכֵ֙ינוּ֙ וְֽנַחְקֹ֔רָה
NAS: Let us examine and probe our ways,
KJV: Let us search and try our ways,
INT: examine our ways and probe

Amos 9:3
HEB: הַכַּרְמֶ֔ל מִשָּׁ֥ם אֲחַפֵּ֖שׂ וּלְקַחְתִּ֑ים וְאִם־
NAS: of Carmel, I will search them out and take
KJV: of Carmel, I will search and take them out
INT: of Carmel there will search and take and though

Obadiah 1:6
HEB: אֵ֚יךְ נֶחְפְּשׂ֣וּ עֵשָׂ֔ו נִבְע֖וּ
NAS: Esau will be ransacked, [And] his hidden treasures
KJV: How are [the things] of Esau searched out! [how] are his hidden
INT: how will be ransacked Esau searched

Zephaniah 1:12
HEB: בָּעֵ֣ת הַהִ֔יא אֲחַפֵּ֥שׂ אֶת־ יְרוּשָׁלִַ֖ם
NAS: about at that time That I will search Jerusalem
KJV: And it shall come to pass at that time, [that] I will search Jerusalem
INT: time I will search Jerusalem lamps

23 Occurrences

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