H2450 חכם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H2449; wise, (that is, intelligent, skilful or artful)

KJV Usage: cunning (man), subtil, ([un-]), wise ([hearted], man).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. wise, wise (man)
a. skilful (in technical work)
b. wise (in administration)
c. shrewd, crafty, cunning, wily, subtle
d. learned, shrewd (class of men)
e. prudent
f. wise (ethically and religiously)
Origin: from H2449
TWOT: 647b
Parts of Speech: Adjective

1) wise, wise (man)
1a) skilful (in technical work)
1b) wise (in administration)
1c) shrewd, crafty, cunning, wily, subtle
1d) learned, shrewd (class of men)
1e) prudent
1f) wise (ethically and religiously)

View how H2450 חכם is used in the Bible

First 30 of 137 occurrences of H2450 חכם

Genesis 41:8 and all its wise men:
Genesis 41:33 and wise,
Genesis 41:39 and wise
Exodus 7:11 the wise men
Exodus 28:3 to all that are wise
Exodus 31:6 of all that are wise
Exodus 35:10 And every wise
Exodus 35:25 that were wise
Exodus 36:1 and every wise
Exodus 36:2 and every wise
Exodus 36:4 And all the wise men,
Exodus 36:8 And every wise
Deuteronomy 1:13 for yourselves wise
Deuteronomy 1:15 wise
Deuteronomy 4:6 is a wise
Deuteronomy 16:19 of the wise,
Deuteronomy 32:6 and unwise?
Judges 5:29 Her wise
2 Samuel 13:3 subtil
2 Samuel 14:2 from there a wise
2 Samuel 14:20 is wise,
2 Samuel 20:16 a wise
1 Kings 2:9 for thou art a wise
1 Kings 3:12 thee a wise
1 Kings 5:7 a wise
1 Chronicles 22:15 and all manner of skilful men
2 Chronicles 2:7 skilful
2 Chronicles 2:7 with the skilful men
2 Chronicles 2:12 a wise
2 Chronicles 2:13 a skilful

Distinct usage

12 a wise
12 of the wise
8 the wise
5 wise
5 of the wise,
4 And every wise
2 is wise.
2 wise:
2 and her wise
2 but a wise
1 and all its wise men:
1 and wise,
1 and wise
1 the wise men
1 of all that are wise
1 that were wise
1 And all the wise men,
1 for yourselves wise
1 and unwise?
1 Her wise
1 subtil
1 from there a wise
1 for thou art a wise
1 skilful
1 with the skilful men
1 a skilful
1 to the wise men,
1 He is wise
1 Which wise
1 one wise
1 O ye wise
1 me, and let a wise
1 not any that are wise
1 that wise men
1 Be not wise
1 a wise man,
1 instruction to a wise
1 to the wise
1 to the wise.
1 the wise.
1 and when the wise
1 These things also belong to the wise.
1 so is a wise
1 lest he be wise
1 is wiser
1 is wise
1 If a wise
1 The wise man's
1 whether he shall be a wise
1 and a wise
1 For what hath the wise
1 maketh a wise man
1 Who is as the wise
1 and a wise man's
1 it; yea further; though a wise
1 to the wise,
1 A wise man's
1 of a wise man's
1 was wise,
1 and the skilful

Corresponding Greek Words

chakham G227 alethes
chakham G3835 panourgos
chakham G4680 sophos
chakham G4680 sophos
chakham G4680 sophos
chakham G4908 sunetos
chakham G5426 phroneo
chakham G5429 phronimos
chakham hithp. G2686 kata sophizomai
chakham qal,pi,hi G4679 sophizo
chakham lev G4908 sunetos

Related words


H2449 חכם châkam

A primitive root, to be wise (in mind, word or act)

KJV Usage: X exceeding, teach wisdom, be (make self, shew self) wise, deal (never so) wisely, make wiser.

H2445 חכּים chakkı̂ym
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H2449; wise, that is, a Magian

KJV Usage: wise.

H2451 חכמה chokmâh
From H2449; wisdom (in a good sense)

KJV Usage: skillful, wisdom, wisely, wit.

H2453 חכמוני chakmônı̂y
From H2449; skilful; Chakmoni, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Hachmoni, Hachmonite.