2833. choshen
Strong's Concordance
choshen: breastpiece, sacred pouch
Original Word: חשֶׁן
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: choshen
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-shen)
Definition: breastpiece, sacred pouch
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
breastpiece, sacred pouch
NASB Translation
breastpiece (25).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
ח֫שֶׁן noun masculine the breast-piece or sacred pouch, containing the אורים ותמים, worn on the breast of the high priest when he ministered in the Holy Place to bring the tribes for memorial. before ׳י. It was made of the same material as the ephod (see אֵפוֺד), a span square; set in front with twelve jewels in four rows, engraved with the names of the twelve tribes. It was firmly fastened to the shoulders of the ephod by gold chains passing through gold rings, and to the lower part of the ephod just above the girdle by a blue ribbon passing through other gold rings. It was חשֶׁן (ה)מִשְׁמָּט ( Exodus 28:15,29,30) pouch of judgment, because of the decision given by the אוּרִים וְתֻמִּים. The name occurs only in P, Exodus 25:7; Exodus 28:4,15,22,23 (twice in verse); Exodus 28:24,26,28 (twice in verse); Exodus 28:29,30; Exodus 29:5; Exodus 35:9,27; Exodus 39:8,9,15,16,17,19,21 (twice in verse); Leviticus 8:8 (twice in verse). — See NowArchaeology ii. 119.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
breastplate

From an unused root probably meaning to contain or sparkle; perhaps a pocket (as holding the Urim and Thummim), or rich (as containing gems), used only of the gorget of the highpriest -- breastplate.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּחֹ֧שֶׁן בחשן הַ֠חֹשֶׁן הַחֹ֑שֶׁן הַחֹ֔שֶׁן הַחֹ֛שֶׁן הַחֹ֡שֶׁן הַחֹֽשֶׁן׃ החשן החשן׃ וְלַחֹֽשֶׁן׃ ולחשן׃ חֹ֣שֶׁן חֹ֤שֶׁן חשן bə·ḥō·šen beChoshen bəḥōšen Choshen ha·ḥō·šen haChoshen haḥōšen ḥō·šen ḥōšen velaChoshen wə·la·ḥō·šen wəlaḥōšen
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Exodus 25:7
HEB: מִלֻּאִ֑ים לָאֵפֹ֖ד וְלַחֹֽשֶׁן׃
NAS: for the ephod and for the breastpiece.
KJV: in the ephod, and in the breastplate.
INT: and setting the ephod the breastpiece

Exodus 28:4
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֣ר יַעֲשׂ֗וּ חֹ֤שֶׁן וְאֵפוֹד֙ וּמְעִ֔יל
NAS: they shall make: a breastpiece and an ephod
KJV: which they shall make; a breastplate, and an ephod,
INT: which shall make A breastpiece and an ephod robe

Exodus 28:15
HEB: וְעָשִׂ֜יתָ חֹ֤שֶׁן מִשְׁפָּט֙ מַעֲשֵׂ֣ה
NAS: You shall make a breastpiece of judgment,
KJV: And thou shalt make the breastplate of judgment
INT: shall make A breastpiece of judgment the work

Exodus 28:22
HEB: וְעָשִׂ֧יתָ עַל־ הַחֹ֛שֶׁן שַֽׁרְשֹׁ֥ת גַּבְלֻ֖ת
NAS: You shall make on the breastpiece chains
KJV: And thou shalt make upon the breastplate chains
INT: shall make on the breastpiece chains of twisted

Exodus 28:23
HEB: וְעָשִׂ֙יתָ֙ עַל־ הַחֹ֔שֶׁן שְׁתֵּ֖י טַבְּע֣וֹת
NAS: You shall make on the breastpiece two
KJV: And thou shalt make upon the breastplate two
INT: shall make on the breastpiece two rings

Exodus 28:23
HEB: שְׁנֵ֖י קְצ֥וֹת הַחֹֽשֶׁן׃
NAS: on the two ends of the breastpiece.
KJV: on the two ends of the breastplate.
INT: the two ends of the breastpiece

Exodus 28:24
HEB: אֶל־ קְצ֖וֹת הַחֹֽשֶׁן׃
NAS: rings at the ends of the breastpiece.
KJV: [which are] on the ends of the breastplate.
INT: at the ends of the breastpiece

Exodus 28:26
HEB: שְׁנֵ֖י קְצ֣וֹת הַחֹ֑שֶׁן עַל־ שְׂפָת֕וֹ
NAS: ends of the breastpiece, on the edge
KJV: ends of the breastplate in the border
INT: the two ends of the breastpiece on the edge

Exodus 28:28
HEB: וְיִרְכְּס֣וּ אֶת־ הַ֠חֹשֶׁן [מִטַּבְּעֹתֹו כ]
NAS: They shall bind the breastpiece by its rings
KJV: And they shall bind the breastplate by the rings
INT: shall bind the breastpiece rings by

Exodus 28:28
HEB: וְלֹֽא־ יִזַּ֣ח הַחֹ֔שֶׁן מֵעַ֖ל הָאֵפֽוֹד׃
NAS: of the ephod, and that the breastpiece will not come loose
KJV: of the ephod, and that the breastplate be not loosed
INT: will not come the breastpiece from the ephod

Exodus 28:29
HEB: בְּנֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל בְּחֹ֧שֶׁן הַמִּשְׁפָּ֛ט עַל־
NAS: of Israel in the breastpiece of judgment
KJV: of Israel in the breastplate of judgment
INT: of the sons of Israel the breastpiece of judgment over

Exodus 28:30
HEB: וְנָתַתָּ֞ אֶל־ חֹ֣שֶׁן הַמִּשְׁפָּ֗ט אֶת־
NAS: You shall put in the breastpiece of judgment
KJV: And thou shalt put in the breastplate of judgment
INT: shall put in the breastpiece of judgment the Urim

Exodus 29:5
HEB: הָאֵפֹ֖ד וְאֶת־ הַחֹ֑שֶׁן וְאָפַדְתָּ֣ ל֔וֹ
NAS: and the ephod and the breastpiece, and gird
KJV: and the ephod, and the breastplate, and gird
INT: of the ephod and the ephod and the breastpiece and gird the skillfully

Exodus 35:9
HEB: מִלֻּאִ֑ים לָאֵפ֖וֹד וְלַחֹֽשֶׁן׃
NAS: for the ephod and for the breastpiece.
KJV: for the ephod, and for the breastplate.
INT: and setting the ephod the breastpiece

Exodus 35:27
HEB: הַמִּלֻּאִ֑ים לָאֵפ֖וֹד וְלַחֹֽשֶׁן׃
NAS: for the ephod and for the breastpiece;
KJV: for the ephod, and for the breastplate;
INT: setting the ephod the breastpiece

Exodus 39:8
HEB: וַיַּ֧עַשׂ אֶת־ הַחֹ֛שֶׁן מַעֲשֵׂ֥ה חֹשֵׁ֖ב
NAS: He made the breastpiece, the work
KJV: And he made the breastplate [of] cunning
INT: made the breastpiece the work of a skillful

Exodus 39:9
HEB: עָשׂ֣וּ אֶת־ הַחֹ֑שֶׁן זֶ֧רֶת אָרְכּ֛וֹ
NAS: they made the breastpiece folded
KJV: they made the breastplate double:
INT: folded made the breastpiece A span long

Exodus 39:15
HEB: וַיַּעֲשׂ֧וּ עַל־ הַחֹ֛שֶׁן שַׁרְשְׁרֹ֥ת גַּבְלֻ֖ת
NAS: They made on the breastpiece chains
KJV: And they made upon the breastplate chains
INT: made on the breastpiece chains of twisted

Exodus 39:16
HEB: שְׁנֵ֖י קְצ֥וֹת הַחֹֽשֶׁן׃
NAS: on the two ends of the breastpiece.
KJV: in the two ends of the breastplate.
INT: the two ends of the breastpiece

Exodus 39:17
HEB: עַל־ קְצ֖וֹת הַחֹֽשֶׁן׃
NAS: rings at the ends of the breastpiece.
KJV: rings on the ends of the breastplate.
INT: at the ends of the breastpiece

Exodus 39:19
HEB: שְׁנֵ֖י קְצ֣וֹת הַחֹ֑שֶׁן עַל־ שְׂפָת֕וֹ
NAS: ends of the breastpiece, on its inner
KJV: ends of the breastplate, upon the border
INT: the two ends of the breastpiece and edge

Exodus 39:21
HEB: וַיִּרְכְּס֣וּ אֶת־ הַחֹ֡שֶׁן מִטַּבְּעֹתָיו֩ אֶל־
NAS: They bound the breastpiece by its rings
KJV: And they did bind the breastplate by his rings
INT: bound the breastpiece rings to

Exodus 39:21
HEB: וְלֹֽא־ יִזַּ֣ח הַחֹ֔שֶׁן מֵעַ֖ל הָאֵפֹ֑ד
NAS: of the ephod, and that the breastpiece would not come loose
KJV: of the ephod, and that the breastplate might not be loosed
INT: not come the breastpiece from the ephod

Leviticus 8:8
HEB: עָלָ֖יו אֶת־ הַחֹ֑שֶׁן וַיִּתֵּן֙ אֶל־
NAS: He then placed the breastpiece on him, and in the breastpiece
KJV: And he put the breastplate upon him: also he put
INT: placed and the breastpiece put on

Leviticus 8:8
HEB: וַיִּתֵּן֙ אֶל־ הַחֹ֔שֶׁן אֶת־ הָאוּרִ֖ים
NAS: the breastpiece on him, and in the breastpiece he put
KJV: upon him: also he put in the breastplate the Urim
INT: put on the breastpiece the Urim and the Thummim

25 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2833
25 Occurrences


bə·ḥō·šen — 1 Occ.
ḥō·šen — 3 Occ.
ha·ḥō·šen — 18 Occ.
wə·la·ḥō·šen — 3 Occ.










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