H2717 חרב חרב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

חרב חרב
chârab chârêb
khaw-rab', khaw-rabe'
A primitive root; to parch (through drought), that is, (by analogy) to desolate, destroy, kill

KJV Usage: decay, (be) desolate, destroy (-er), (be) dry (up), slay, X surely, (lay, lie, make) waste.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


חרב חרב

1. to be waste, lay waste, make desolate, be desolate, be in ruins
a. (Qal) to be waste, be desolate
b. (Niphal)
1. to be made desolate
2. desolate (participle)
c. (Hiphil) to lay waste, make desolate
d. (Hophal) to be laid waste
2. to be dry, be dried up
a. (Qal) to be dried, be dried up
b. (Pual) to be dried
c. (Hiphil) to dry up
d. (Hophal) to be dried up
3. to attack, smite down, slay, fight
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 731,732
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2717 חרב חרב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 40 occurrences of H2717 חרב חרב

Genesis 8:13 were dried
Genesis 8:13 was dry.
Judges 16:7 that were never dried,
Judges 16:8 which had not been dried,
Judges 16:24 and the parcher
2 Kings 3:23 are surely
2 Kings 3:23 slain,
2 Kings 19:17 have parched
2 Kings 19:24 have I dried
Job 14:11 decayeth
Psalms 106:9 also, and it was dried up:
Isaiah 19:5 shall be wasted
Isaiah 19:6 and dried up:
Isaiah 34:10 it shall lie waste;
Isaiah 37:18 have laid waste
Isaiah 37:25 have I dried up
Isaiah 42:15 I will parch
Isaiah 44:27 Be dry,
Isaiah 49:17 and they that made thee waste
Isaiah 50:2 I dry up
Isaiah 51:10 Art thou not that which hath dried
Isaiah 60:12 shall be utterly
Isaiah 60:12 wasted.
Jeremiah 2:12 desolate,
Jeremiah 26:9 shall be desolate
Jeremiah 50:21 waste
Jeremiah 50:27 Slay
Jeremiah 51:36 and I will dry up
Ezekiel 6:6 shall be parched,
Ezekiel 6:6 may be parched

Distinct usage

1 that were never dried,
1 which had not been dried,
1 are surely
1 slain,
1 have I dried
1 decayeth
1 shall be wasted
1 and dried up:
1 have I dried up
1 Be dry,
1 I dry up
1 shall be utterly
1 wasted.
1 desolate,
1 Slay
1 and I will dry up
1 shall be laid waste,
1 and he laid waste
1 now she is laid waste:
1 thee a desolate
1 shall be laid waste;
1 shall be desolate
1 I will parch
1 have parched
1 it shall lie waste;
1 waste
1 that are laid waste
1 that are wasted.
1 have laid waste
1 also, and it was dried up:
1 and maketh it dry,
1 and they that made thee waste
1 shall be parched,
1 may be parched
1 waste,
1 shall be dried up:
1 were dried
1 was dry.
1 and the parcher
1 Art thou not that which hath dried

Corresponding Greek Words

charev G1842 ex olethreuo
charev G1587 ek leipo
charev G2047 eremia
charev G2048 eremos
charev G3583 xeraino
charev hiqal,ni G2049 eremoo
charev ni. G3164 machomai
charev pu. G1311 dia phthenoeo

Related words


H2718 חרב chărab
(Chaldee); a root corresponding to H2717; to demolish

KJV Usage: destroy.

H2719 חרב chereb
From H2717; drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement

KJV Usage: axe, dagger, knife, mattock, sword, tool.

H2720 חרב chârêb
From H2717; parched or ruined

KJV Usage: desolate, dry, waste.

H2722 חרב chôrêb
From H2717; desolate; Choreb, a (generic) name for the Sinaitic mountains

KJV Usage: Horeb.

H2725 חרבון chărâbôn
From H2717; parching heat

KJV Usage: drought.