2486. chalilah
Strong's Concordance
chalilah: far be it!
Original Word: חָלִילָה
Part of Speech: Interjection
Transliteration: chalilah
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-lee'-law)
Definition: far be it!
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chalal
Definition
far be it!
NASB Translation
far (19), forbid (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
חָלִ֫ילָה substantive with ה locative, used as exclamation literally ad profanum! i.e. far be it (for me, thee, etc.) ! (see BaNB 136) — ׳ח Genesis 44:7 17t., חָלִלָה Genesis 18:25b + 2t. — alone, 1 Samuel 14:45; 1 Samuel 20:2; elsewhere with לְ person: Genesis 18:25b (J), 1 Samuel 2:30; 1 Samuel 20:9; 1 Samuel 22:15; + מִן and infinitive of act deprecated Genesis 18:25; a Genesis 44:7,17 (all J), Joshua 24:16 (E), 1 Samuel 12:23; 2 Samuel 23:17; + מִמֶּנּוּ ל (peculiarly) Joshua 22:29 (P; = from it, even to rebel); + אִם (= surely not) 2 Samuel 20:20 (׳ח ׳ח), Job 27:5; strengthened idiomatically by מיהוה, ׳לִי מִיּ׳ח followed by מִן and infinitive 1 Samuel 26:11; 1 Kings 21:3 + 2 Samuel 23:17 (read מיהוה, ᵐ5L ᵑ6 ᵑ7) = 1 Chronicles 11:19 (מאלהי) followed by אִם 1 Samuel 24:7; לָאֵל מֵרֶשַׁע ׳ח Job 34:10.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be far, God forbid

Or chalilah {khaw-lee'-law}; a directive from chalal; literal for a profaned thing; used (interj.) Far be it! -- be far, (X God) forbid.

see HEBREW chalal

Forms and Transliterations
חָלִ֖לָה חָלִ֗ילָה חָלִ֙ילָה֙ חָלִ֣ילָה חָלִ֣לָה חָלִ֤ילָה חָלִ֧ילָה חָלִ֨לָה חָלִילָה֩ חָלִילָה֮ חלילה חללה chaLilah ḥā·li·lāh ḥā·lî·lāh ḥālilāh ḥālîlāh
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Genesis 18:25
HEB: חָלִ֨לָה לְּךָ֜ מֵעֲשֹׂ֣ת ׀
NAS: Far be it from You to do such
KJV: That be far from thee to do
INT: Far to do A thing

Genesis 18:25
HEB: כַצַּדִּ֖יק כָּרָשָׁ֑ע חָלִ֣לָה לָּ֔ךְ הֲשֹׁפֵט֙
NAS: and the wicked are [treated] alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge
KJV: should be as the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall not the Judge
INT: the righteous and the wicked Far the Judge of all

Genesis 44:7
HEB: כַּדְּבָרִ֖ים הָאֵ֑לֶּה חָלִ֙ילָה֙ לַעֲבָדֶ֔יךָ מֵעֲשׂ֖וֹת
NAS: as these? Far be it from your servants
KJV: these words? God forbid that thy servants
INT: words another be far your servants to do

Genesis 44:17
HEB: וַיֹּ֕אמֶר חָלִ֣ילָה לִּ֔י מֵעֲשׂ֖וֹת
NAS: But he said, Far be it from me to do
KJV: And he said, God forbid that I should do
INT: said Far to do so

Joshua 22:29
HEB: חָלִילָה֩ לָּ֨נוּ מִמֶּ֜נּוּ
NAS: Far be it from us that we should rebel
KJV: God forbid that we should rebel
INT: Far should rebel

Joshua 24:16
HEB: הָעָם֙ וַיֹּ֔אמֶר חָלִ֣ילָה לָּ֔נוּ מֵעֲזֹ֖ב
NAS: and said, Far be it from us that we should forsake
KJV: and said, God forbid that we should forsake
INT: the people and said Far forsake the LORD

1 Samuel 2:30
HEB: נְאֻם־ יְהוָה֙ חָלִ֣ילָה לִּ֔י כִּֽי־
NAS: declares, 'Far be it from Me -- for those who honor
KJV: saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour
INT: declares the LORD Far for honor

1 Samuel 12:23
HEB: גַּ֣ם אָנֹכִ֗י חָלִ֤ילָה לִּי֙ מֵחֲטֹ֣א
NAS: Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin
KJV: Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin
INT: Moreover me far sin the LORD

1 Samuel 14:45
HEB: הַזֹּאת֮ בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל֒ חָלִ֗ילָה חַי־ יְהוָה֙
NAS: in Israel? Far from it! As the LORD
KJV: in Israel? God forbid: [as] the LORD
INT: likewise Israel be far lives as the LORD

1 Samuel 20:2
HEB: וַיֹּ֨אמֶר ל֣וֹ חָלִילָה֮ לֹ֣א תָמוּת֒
NAS: He said to him, Far from it, you shall not die.
KJV: And he said unto him, God forbid; thou shalt not die:
INT: said Far without die

1 Samuel 20:9
HEB: וַיֹּ֥אמֶר יְהוֹנָתָ֖ן חָלִ֣ילָה לָּ֑ךְ כִּ֣י ׀
NAS: said, Far be it from you! For if
KJV: said, Far be it from thee: for if I knew
INT: said Jonathan Far For if

1 Samuel 22:15
HEB: ק) בֵאלֹהִ֖ים חָלִ֣ילָה לִּ֑י אַל־
NAS: for him today? Far be it from me! Do not let the king
KJV: of God for him? be it far from me: let not the king
INT: to inquire of God me nay impute

1 Samuel 24:6
HEB: וַיֹּ֨אמֶר לַאֲנָשָׁ֜יו חָלִ֧ילָה לִּ֣י מֵֽיהוָ֗ה
NAS: to his men, Far be it from me because
KJV: The LORD forbid that I should do
INT: said his men Far God should

1 Samuel 26:11
HEB: חָלִ֤ילָה לִּי֙ מֵֽיהוָ֔ה
NAS: The LORD forbid that I should stretch
KJV: The LORD forbid that I should stretch forth
INT: forbid the LORD stretch

2 Samuel 20:20
HEB: יוֹאָ֖ב וַיֹּאמַ֑ר חָלִ֤ילָה חָלִ֙ילָה֙ לִ֔י
NAS: replied, Far be it, far
KJV: and said, Far be it, far be it
INT: Joab and said Far far should

2 Samuel 20:20
HEB: וַיֹּאמַ֑ר חָלִ֤ילָה חָלִ֙ילָה֙ לִ֔י אִם־
NAS: Far be it, far be it from me that I should swallow
KJV: Far be it, far be it from me, that I should swallow up
INT: and said Far far should swallow

2 Samuel 23:17
HEB: וַיֹּ֡אמֶר חָלִילָה֩ לִּ֨י יְהוָ֜ה
NAS: and he said, Be it far from me, O LORD,
KJV: And he said, Be it far from me, O LORD,
INT: said far LORD do

1 Kings 21:3
HEB: אֶל־ אַחְאָ֑ב חָלִ֤ילָה לִּי֙ מֵֽיהוָ֔ה
NAS: The LORD forbid me that I should give
KJV: The LORD forbid it me, that I should give
INT: to Ahab forbid the LORD give

1 Chronicles 11:19
HEB: וַיֹּ֡אמֶר חָלִילָה֩ לִּ֨י מֵאֱלֹהַ֜י
NAS: and he said, Be it far from me before
KJV: My God forbid it me, that I should do
INT: said far my God do

Job 27:5
HEB: חָלִ֣ילָה לִּי֮ אִם־
NAS: Far be it from me that I should declare you right;
KJV: God forbid that I should justify
INT: Far should declare

Job 34:10
HEB: שִׁמְע֫וּ לִ֥י חָלִ֖לָה לָאֵ֥ל מֵרֶ֗שַׁע
NAS: of understanding. Far be it from God
KJV: of understanding: far be it from God,
INT: of understanding listen Far God wickedness

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Strong's Hebrew 2486
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