2336. choach
Strong's Concordance
choach: briar, bramble, hook, ring, fetter
Original Word: חוֹחַ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: choach
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-akh)
Definition: briar, bramble, hook, ring, fetter
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
briar, bramble, hook, ring, fetter
NASB Translation
briars (1), hook (1), hooks (1), thickets (1), thistles (1), thorn (1), thorn bush (4), thorns (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
חוֺחַ noun masculine2Kings 14:9

1 brier, bramble.

2 hook, ring, fetter; — ׳ח absolute Hosea 9:6 8t; plural חֲוָחִים 1 Samuel 13:6 (but see below), חוֺחִים Songs 2:2; חֹחִים2Chronicles 33:11; — 1. a. brier, bramble 2 Kings 14:9 (twice in verse) = 2Chronicles 25:18 (twice in verse) (allegory of Jehoash); collective, sign of desolation Hosea 9:6 ("" קִמּוֺשׁ), Isaiah 34:13 ("" קִמּוֺשׁ, סִירִים), Job 31:40 (opposed to חִטִּים); in simile of fool's parable עָלָה בְּיַדשִֿׁכּוֺר ׳ח Proverbs 26:9 a brier cometh into the hand of a drunken man (De Now Str); כְּשׁוֺשַׁנָּה בֵּין הַחוֺחִים; Songs 2:2; briers = thickets as hiding-places 1 Samuel 13:6 (but Ew We Dr חוֺרִים holes, compare 1 Samuel 14:11; see below III.חרר; "" מְעָרוֺת, סְלָעִים, צְרִחִים, בֹּרוֺת; ᵐ5 here ἐν τ. μάνδραις; 1 Samuel 14:11 ἐκ τ. τρωγλῶν. 2 late, a. hook or ring, in jaw of crocodile with תִּקֹּב Job 40:26 ("" הֲתָשִׂים אַגְמֹן בְּאַמּוֺ); of captive וַיִּלְכְּדוּ אֶתמְֿנַשֶּׁה בַּחֹחִים2Chronicles 33:11 (compare חַח).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bramble, thistle, thorn

From an unused root apparently meaning to pierce; a thorn; by analogy, a ring for the nose -- bramble, thistle, thorn.

Forms and Transliterations
בַּחֹחִ֑ים בחחים הַח֜וֹחַ הַחֽוֹחַ׃ הַחוֹחִ֔ים החוח החוח׃ החוחים וָח֖וֹחַ וּ֝בְח֗וֹחַ וּבַֽחֲוָחִים֙ ובחוח ובחוחים וחוח ח֖וֹחַ ח֗וֹחַ ח֭וֹחַ חוח ba·ḥō·ḥîm bachoChim baḥōḥîm Choach ha·ḥō·w·aḥ ha·ḥō·w·ḥîm haChoach hachoChim haḥōwaḥ haḥōwḥîm ḥō·w·aḥ ḥōwaḥ ū·ḇa·ḥă·wā·ḥîm ū·ḇə·ḥō·w·aḥ ūḇaḥăwāḥîm ūḇəḥōwaḥ uvachavaChim uveChoach vaChoach wā·ḥō·w·aḥ wāḥōwaḥ
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Samuel 13:6
HEB: הָעָ֗ם בַּמְּעָר֤וֹת וּבַֽחֲוָחִים֙ וּבַסְּלָעִ֔ים וּבַצְּרִחִ֖ים
NAS: themselves in caves, in thickets, in cliffs,
INT: the people caves thickets cliffs cellars

2 Kings 14:9
HEB: יְהוּדָה֮ לֵאמֹר֒ הַח֜וֹחַ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בַּלְּבָנ֗וֹן
NAS: saying, The thorn bush
KJV: saying, The thistle that [was] in Lebanon
INT: of Judah saying the thorn which Lebanon

2 Kings 14:9
HEB: וַתִּרְמֹ֖ס אֶת־ הַחֽוֹחַ׃
NAS: The thorn bush which
KJV: and trode down the thistle.
INT: Lebanon and trampled bush

2 Chronicles 25:18
HEB: יְהוּדָה֮ לֵאמֹר֒ הַח֜וֹחַ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בַּלְּבָנ֗וֹן
NAS: saying, The thorn bush
KJV: saying, The thistle that [was] in Lebanon
INT: of Judah saying the thorn which Lebanon

2 Chronicles 25:18
HEB: וַתִּרְמֹ֖ס אֶת־ הַחֽוֹחַ׃
NAS: The thorn bush which
KJV: and trode down the thistle.
INT: Lebanon and trampled bush

2 Chronicles 33:11
HEB: אֶת־ מְנַשֶּׁ֖ה בַּחֹחִ֑ים וַיַּֽאַסְרֻ֙הוּ֙ בַּֽנְחֻשְׁתַּ֔יִם
NAS: Manasseh with hooks, bound
KJV: Manasseh among the thorns, and bound him
INT: captured Manasseh hooks bound bronze

Job 31:40
HEB: חִטָּ֨ה ׀ יֵ֥צֵא ח֗וֹחַ וְתַֽחַת־ שְׂעֹרָ֥ה
NAS: Let briars grow instead
KJV: Let thistles grow instead of wheat,
INT: of wheat grow briars instead of barley

Job 41:2
HEB: אַגְמ֣וֹן בְּאַפּ֑וֹ וּ֝בְח֗וֹחַ תִּקּ֥וֹב לֶֽחֱיוֹ׃
NAS: Or pierce his jaw with a hook?
KJV: or bore his jaw through with a thorn?
INT: A rope his nose bramble pierce his jaw

Proverbs 26:9
HEB: ח֭וֹחַ עָלָ֣ה בְיַד־
NAS: [Like] a thorn [which] falls
KJV: [As] a thorn goeth up into the hand
INT: a thorn falls the hand

Songs 2:2
HEB: כְּשֽׁוֹשַׁנָּה֙ בֵּ֣ין הַחוֹחִ֔ים כֵּ֥ן רַעְיָתִ֖י
NAS: among the thorns, So
KJV: As the lily among thorns, so [is] my love
INT: A lily among the thorns So is my darling

Isaiah 34:13
HEB: סִירִ֔ים קִמּ֥וֹשׂ וָח֖וֹחַ בְּמִבְצָרֶ֑יהָ וְהָיְתָה֙
NAS: Nettles and thistles in its fortified cities;
KJV: nettles and brambles in the fortresses
INT: Thorns Nettles and thistles fortified will also be a

Hosea 9:6
HEB: קִמּוֹשׂ֙ יִֽירָשֵׁ֔ם ח֖וֹחַ בְּאָהֳלֵיהֶֽם׃
NAS: of silver; Thorns [will be] in their tents.
KJV: shall possess them: thorns [shall be] in their tabernacles.
INT: Weeds will take Thorns their tents

12 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2336
12 Occurrences


ba·ḥō·ḥîm — 1 Occ.
ḥō·w·aḥ — 3 Occ.
ha·ḥō·w·aḥ — 4 Occ.
ha·ḥō·w·ḥîm — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇa·ḥă·wā·ḥîm — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·ḥō·w·aḥ — 1 Occ.
wā·ḥō·w·aḥ — 1 Occ.










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