Strong's Hebrew: 2254. חָבַל (chabal) -- band
2254. chabal
Strong's Concordance
chabal: band
Original Word: חָבַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chabal
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-bal')
Short Definition: band
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. [חָבַל] verb bind, pledge (Arabic bind; compare Aramaic , travail; חֲבַל pledge (but rare and dubious); especially cord, field, חַבְלָא cord, , חֶבְלָא pain, especially of travail; Sabean חבל border-territory, or field, SabDenkm48.49; Ethiopic ZimBP 93 n., compare Assyrian na—balu, rope, snare (but = )) —

Qal Perfect חָבָ֑ל Ezekiel 18:16 Imperfect יַחֲבֹל Deuteronomy 24:6; 2masculine singular תַּחֲבֹל Deuteronomy 24:17; תַּחְבֹּל Ezekiel 22:25; Job 22:6; יַחְבְּלוּ Job 24:3; יַחְבֹּ֑לוּ Job 24:9; Imperative suffix חַבְלֵהוּ Proverbs 20:16; Proverbs 27:13; Infinitive absolute חָבֹל Exodus 22:25; Participle active חֹבֵל Deuteronomy 24:6, compare חֹבְלִים Zechariah 11:7,14 (name of מַקֵּל); passive חֲבֻלִים Amos 2:8; —

1 bind, only in חֹבְלִים, name of one of Zechariah's symbolic staves, Zechariah 11:7,14 symbolic of fraternity. Especially

2 bind by taking a pledge of, hold by a pledge, followed by accusative of person Proverbs 20:16; Proverbs 27:13; Job 22:6; take or hold in pledge, followed by accusative of thing Exodus 22:25 ( J E), Deuteronomy 24:6 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 24:17; Job 24:3; followed by accusative of congnate meaning with verb חֲבֹל Ezekiel 18:16; עַלעָֿנִי יַחְבֹּ֑לוּ Job 24:9 probably pregnant (see Di) take pledges (getting power) over the poor; בְּגָדִים חֲבֻלִים Amos 2:8 garments taken in pledge.

Niph`al Imperfect יֵחָ֫בֶל לוֺ Proverbs 13:13 becometh pledged to it (i.e. pledged to pay the penalty, opposed to יְשֻׁלָּ֑ם), so Ew Hi De Now Str RVm VB. > below II. חָבַל q. v.

Pi`el Perfect3feminine singular חִבְּלָה Songs 8:5; חִבְּלַתְךָ Songs 8:5; Imperfect יְחַבֶּלֿ Psalm 7:15; — writhe, twist, hence travail; of mother Songs 8:5 (twice in verse) (with accusative of child; "" יְלָדָ֑תְךָ); metaphor of wicked man יְחַבֶּלאָֿ֑וֶן וְהָרָה עָמָל וְיָלַד שָֽׁקֶר ׃ Psalm 7:15.

II. חָבַל verb act (ruinously) corruptly (Late Hebrew id. wound, injure; Arabic corrupt or render unsound (the mind, a limb, etc.), be deranged (in mind); Assyrian —abâlu, injure, VR62, 11; Aramaic , חַבֵּל corrupt, ruin; Ethiopic be arrogant, audacious; Sabean חֿבל DHMEpigr. Denkm. 48; compare Palmyrene חבל mortuus VogNo. 161 and often) —

Qal Perfect1plural חָבַלְנוּ Nehemiah 1:7; Imperfect1singular אֶחְבֹּל Job 34:31; Infinitive construct (used as absolute) Nehemiah 1:7; — act corruptly against, חֲבֹל חבלנו לְ Nehemiah 1:7; absolute Job 34:31.

Niph`al Imperfect יֵחָ֫בֶל לוֺ Proverbs 13:13 shall be ruined (לְ reflexive), Thes Rob-Ges AV RV, but < I. חָבַל (q. v.)

Pi`el ruin, destroy: Perfect3masculine singular consecutive וְחִבֵּל את מעשׂה ידיך Ecclesiastes 5:5, subject God. Imperfect3feminine singular תְּחַבֵּל וְחֶבֶל נִמְרָץ Micah 2:10 that destroyeth, even with sore destruction; but read rather ׳נ ׳תְּחֻבְּלוּ ח ye shall be destroyed with etc., so ᵐ5 Roo Che. Infinitive construct לְחַבֵּל with accusative, the poor Isaiah 32:7, the land Isaiah 13:5; absolute Isaiah 54:16; compare Participle plural מְחַבְּלִים Songs 2:15 with accusative of foxes ruining vineyards.

Pu`al Perfect3masculine singular וְחֻבַּל consecutive Isaiah 10:27 of yoke, be ruined, broken, si vera lectio; RSJPh xiii. 1885, p. 62 proposes יחדל, compare also Checritical note.; and remark by Di Du; 3 feminine singular חֻבָּ֑לָה Job 17:1 my spirit is broken ("" יָמַי נִזְעָ֑כוּ); Imperfect2masculine plural תְּחֻבְּלוּ Micah 2:10 (emendation: see above)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
band, bring forth, deal corruptly, destroy, offend, spoil,

A primitive root; to wind tightly (as a rope), i.e. To bind; specifically, by a pledge; figuratively, to pervert, destroy; also to writhe in pain (especially of parturition) -- X at all, band, bring forth, (deal) corrupt(-ly), destroy, offend, lay &? To (take a) pledge, spoil, travail, X very, withhold.

Forms and Transliterations
אֶחְבֹּֽל׃ אחבל׃ וְחִבֵּ֖ל וְחֻבַּ֥ל וחבל חֲבֹ֖ל חֲבֻלִים֙ חִבְּלַ֣תְךָ חִבְּלָ֥ה חַבְלֵֽהוּ׃ חָבַ֣לְנוּ חָבָ֔ל חָבֹ֥ל חֹבֵֽל׃ חֻ֭בָּלָה חבל חבל׃ חבלה חבלהו׃ חבלים חבלנו חבלתך יְחַבֶּל־ יֵחָ֣בֶל יַ֝חְבְּל֗וּ יַחְבֹּֽלוּ׃ יַחֲבֹ֥ל יחבל יחבל־ יחבלו יחבלו׃ לְחַבֵּ֖ל לְחַבֵּ֤ל לְחַבֵּֽל׃ לחבל לחבל׃ מְחַבְּלִ֣ים מחבלים תְּחַבֵּ֖ל תַּחְבֹּ֖ל תַחְבֹּ֣ל תַחֲבֹ֔ל תחבל ’eḥ·bōl ’eḥbōl chaVal chaValnu chavLehu chaVol chavuLim chibbeLah chibbeLatcha choVel Chubbalah echBol ḥā·ḇāl ḥā·ḇal·nū ḥă·ḇōl ḥā·ḇōl ḥă·ḇu·lîm ḥaḇ·lê·hū ḥāḇāl ḥāḇalnū ḥaḇlêhū ḥăḇōl ḥāḇōl ḥăḇulîm ḥib·bə·lāh ḥib·bə·laṯ·ḵā ḥibbəlāh ḥibbəlaṯḵā ḥō·ḇêl ḥōḇêl ḥub·bā·lāh ḥubbālāh lə·ḥab·bêl lechabBel ləḥabbêl mə·ḥab·bə·lîm mechabbeLim məḥabbəlîm ṯa·ḥă·ḇōl tachaVol tachBol taḥ·bōl ṯaḥ·bōl ṯaḥăḇōl taḥbōl ṯaḥbōl tə·ḥab·bêl techabBel təḥabbêl vechibBel vechubBal wə·ḥib·bêl wə·ḥub·bal wəḥibbêl wəḥubbal ya·ḥă·ḇōl yachaVol yachbeLu yachBolu yaḥ·bə·lū yaḥ·bō·lū yaḥăḇōl yaḥbəlū yaḥbōlū yê·ḥā·ḇel yə·ḥab·bel- yechabbel yeChavel yəḥabbel- yêḥāḇel
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27 Occurrences


ḥā·ḇāl — 1 Occ.
ḥā·ḇal·nū — 1 Occ.
ḥaḇ·lê·hū — 2 Occ.
ḥā·ḇōl — 2 Occ.
ḥă·ḇu·lîm — 1 Occ.
ḥib·bə·lāh — 1 Occ.
ḥib·bə·laṯ·ḵā — 1 Occ.
ḥō·ḇêl — 1 Occ.
ḥub·bā·lāh — 1 Occ.
’eḥ·bōl — 1 Occ.
lə·ḥab·bêl — 3 Occ.
mə·ḥab·bə·lîm — 1 Occ.
ṯa·ḥă·ḇōl — 1 Occ.
taḥ·bōl — 2 Occ.
tə·ḥab·bêl — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥib·bêl — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥub·bal — 1 Occ.
ya·ḥă·ḇōl — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·bə·lū — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·bō·lū — 1 Occ.
yə·ḥab·bel- — 1 Occ.
yê·ḥā·ḇel — 1 Occ.

Exodus 22:26
HEB: אִם־ חָבֹ֥ל תַּחְבֹּ֖ל שַׂלְמַ֣ת
NAS: If you ever take your neighbor's
KJV: If thou at all take thy neighbour's
INT: If ever take cloak

Exodus 22:26
HEB: אִם־ חָבֹ֥ל תַּחְבֹּ֖ל שַׂלְמַ֣ת רֵעֶ֑ךָ
NAS: you ever take your neighbor's
KJV: raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver
INT: If ever take cloak your neighbor's

Deuteronomy 24:6
HEB: לֹא־ יַחֲבֹ֥ל רֵחַ֖יִם וָרָ֑כֶב
NAS: No one shall take a handmill
KJV: or the upper millstone to pledge: for he taketh
INT: No shall take A handmill an upper

Deuteronomy 24:6
HEB: נֶ֖פֶשׁ ה֥וּא חֹבֵֽל׃ ס
NAS: or an upper millstone in pledge, for he would be taking a life
KJV: [a man's] life to pledge.
INT: A life he pledge

Deuteronomy 24:17
HEB: יָת֑וֹם וְלֹ֣א תַחֲבֹ֔ל בֶּ֖גֶד אַלְמָנָֽה׃
NAS: nor take a widow's
KJV: a widow's raiment to pledge:
INT: an orphan nor take garment A widow's

Nehemiah 1:7
HEB: חֲבֹ֖ל חָבַ֣לְנוּ לָ֑ךְ
NAS: We have acted very corruptly
KJV: We have dealt very corruptly
INT: have acted very nor

Nehemiah 1:7
HEB: חֲבֹ֖ל חָבַ֣לְנוּ לָ֑ךְ וְלֹא־
NAS: We have acted very corruptly against You and have not kept
KJV: We have dealt very corruptly against thee, and have not kept
INT: have acted very nor kept

Job 17:1
HEB: רוּחִ֣י חֻ֭בָּלָה יָמַ֥י נִזְעָ֗כוּ
NAS: My spirit is broken, my days
KJV: My breath is corrupt, my days
INT: my spirit is broken my days are extinguished

Job 22:6
HEB: כִּֽי־ תַחְבֹּ֣ל אַחֶ֣יךָ חִנָּ֑ם
NAS: For you have taken pledges of your brothers
KJV: For thou hast taken a pledge from thy brother
INT: for have taken of your brothers without

Job 24:3
HEB: יְתוֹמִ֣ים יִנְהָ֑גוּ יַ֝חְבְּל֗וּ שׁ֣וֹר אַלְמָנָֽה׃
NAS: of the orphans; They take the widow's
KJV: the widow's ox for a pledge.
INT: of the orphans drive take ox the widow's

Job 24:9
HEB: וְֽעַל־ עָנִ֥י יַחְבֹּֽלוּ׃
NAS: the poor they take a pledge.
KJV: from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.
INT: sucking child the poor take

Job 34:31
HEB: נָשָׂ֗אתִי לֹ֣א אֶחְבֹּֽל׃
NAS: I have borne [chastisement]; I will not offend [anymore];
KJV: I have borne [chastisement], I will not offend [any more]:
INT: have borne I will not offend

Psalm 7:14
HEB: הִנֵּ֥ה יְחַבֶּל־ אָ֑וֶן וְהָרָ֥ה
NAS: Behold, he travails with wickedness,
KJV: Behold, he travaileth with iniquity,
INT: Behold travails wickedness conceives

Proverbs 13:13
HEB: בָּ֣ז לְ֭דָבָר יֵחָ֣בֶל ל֑וֹ וִירֵ֥א
NAS: the word will be in debt to it, But the one who fears
KJV: the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth
INT: despises the word debt feareth the commandment

Proverbs 20:16
HEB: (נָכְרִיָּ֣ה ק) חַבְלֵֽהוּ׃
NAS: And for foreigners, hold him in pledge.
KJV: [for] a stranger: and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
INT: about alien hold

Proverbs 27:13
HEB: וּבְעַ֖ד נָכְרִיָּ֣ה חַבְלֵֽהוּ׃
NAS: And for an adulterous woman hold him in pledge.
KJV: for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
INT: and for an adulterous hold

Ecclesiastes 5:6
HEB: עַל־ קוֹלֶ֔ךָ וְחִבֵּ֖ל אֶת־ מַעֲשֵׂ֥ה
NAS: of your voice and destroy the work
KJV: at thy voice, and destroy the work
INT: account of your voice and destroy the work able

Songs 2:15
HEB: שֽׁוּעָלִ֥ים קְטַנִּ֖ים מְחַבְּלִ֣ים כְּרָמִ֑ים וּכְרָמֵ֖ינוּ
NAS: foxes that are ruining the vineyards,
KJV: foxes, that spoil the vines:
INT: foxes the little are ruining the vineyards our vineyards

Songs 8:5
HEB: עֽוֹרַרְתִּ֔יךָ שָׁ֚מָּה חִבְּלַ֣תְךָ אִמֶּ֔ךָ שָׁ֖מָּה
NAS: your mother was in labor with you, There
KJV: there thy mother brought thee forth: there she brought thee forth
INT: awakened There labor your mother There

Songs 8:5
HEB: אִמֶּ֔ךָ שָׁ֖מָּה חִבְּלָ֥ה יְלָדַֽתְךָ׃
NAS: with you, There she was in labor [and] gave you birth.
KJV: brought thee forth: there she brought thee forth [that] bare
INT: your mother There labor gave

Isaiah 10:27
HEB: מֵעַ֣ל צַוָּארֶ֑ךָ וְחֻבַּ֥ל עֹ֖ל מִפְּנֵי־
NAS: and the yoke will be broken because
KJV: and the yoke shall be destroyed because
INT: from your neck will be broken and the yoke because

Isaiah 13:5
HEB: וּכְלֵ֣י זַעְמ֔וֹ לְחַבֵּ֖ל כָּל־ הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NAS: of indignation, To destroy the whole
KJV: of his indignation, to destroy the whole land.
INT: and his instruments of indignation to destroy the whole land

Isaiah 32:7
HEB: זִמּ֣וֹת יָעָ֔ץ לְחַבֵּ֤ל [עֲנָוִים כ]
NAS: wicked schemes To destroy [the] afflicted
KJV: wicked devices to destroy the poor
INT: wicked devises to destroy humble words

Isaiah 54:16
HEB: בָּרָ֥אתִי מַשְׁחִ֖ית לְחַבֵּֽל׃
NAS: the destroyer to ruin.
KJV: the waster to destroy.
INT: have created the destroyer to ruin

Ezekiel 18:16
HEB: חֲבֹל֙ לֹ֣א חָבָ֔ל וּגְזֵלָ֖ה לֹ֣א
NAS: anyone, or retain a pledge,
KJV: any, hath not withholden the pledge,
INT: A pledge or retain robbery or

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