2614. chanaq
Strong's Concordance
chanaq: to strangle
Original Word: חָנַק
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chanaq
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-nak')
Definition: to strangle
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to strangle
NASB Translation
killed (1), strangled (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[חָנַק] verb strangle (Late Hebrew id., Aramaic חֲנַק, ; Arabic ); —

Niph`al Imperfect וַיֵּחָנַ֑ק 2 Samuel 17:23 strangled himself (+וַיָּ֫מָת).

Pi`el participle מְחַנֵּק Nahum 2:13 strangle, of lion strangling prey, figurative of Ninevitish king (object not expressed).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
hang self, strangle

A primitive root (compare chanak); to be narrow; by implication, to throttle, or (reflex.) To choke oneself to death (by a rope) -- hang self, strangle.

see HEBREW chanak

Forms and Transliterations
וַיֵּחָנַ֑ק וּמְחַנֵּ֖ק ויחנק ומחנק ū·mə·ḥan·nêq umechanNek ūməḥannêq vaiyechaNak way·yê·ḥā·naq wayyêḥānaq
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Samuel 17:23
HEB: אֶל־ בֵּית֖וֹ וַיֵּחָנַ֑ק וַיָּ֕מָת וַיִּקָּבֵ֖ר
NAS: in order, and strangled himself; thus he died
KJV: in order, and hanged himself, and died,
INT: about his house and strangled died was buried

Nahum 2:12
HEB: בְּדֵ֣י גֹֽרוֹתָ֔יו וּמְחַנֵּ֖ק לְלִבְאֹתָ֑יו וַיְמַלֵּא־
NAS: for his cubs, Killed [enough] for his lionesses,
KJV: for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses,
INT: enough his cubs Killed his lionesses and filled

2 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2614
2 Occurrences


ū·mə·ḥan·nêq — 1 Occ.
way·yê·ḥā·naq — 1 Occ.










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