H2822 חשׁך - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H2821; the dark; hence (literally) darkness; figuratively misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness

KJV Usage: dark (-ness), night, obscurity.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. darkness, obscurity
a. darkness
b. secret place
Origin: from H2821
TWOT: 769a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) darkness, obscurity
1a) darkness
1b) secret place

View how H2822 חשׁך is used in the Bible

First 30 of 80 occurrences of H2822 חשׁך

Genesis 1:2 and darkness
Genesis 1:4 the darkness.
Genesis 1:5 and the darkness
Genesis 1:18 from the darkness:
Exodus 10:21 that there may be darkness
Exodus 10:21 even darkness
Exodus 10:22 darkness
Exodus 14:20 and darkness
Deuteronomy 4:11 and thick darkness.
Deuteronomy 5:23 of the darkness,
Joshua 2:5 when it was dark,
1 Samuel 2:9 in darkness;
2 Samuel 22:12 darkness
2 Samuel 22:29 my darkness.
Job 3:4 be darkness;
Job 3:5 Let darkness
Job 5:14 with darkness
Job 10:21 of darkness
Job 12:22 out of darkness,
Job 12:25 in the dark
Job 15:22 out of darkness,
Job 15:23 of darkness
Job 15:30 out of darkness;
Job 17:12 of darkness.
Job 17:13 in the darkness.
Job 18:18 into darkness,
Job 19:8 darkness
Job 20:26 All darkness
Job 22:11 Or darkness,
Job 23:17 the darkness,

Distinct usage

6 darkness
5 of darkness
3 and darkness
3 of darkness.
3 in darkness
3 in darkness,
2 my darkness.
2 out of darkness,
2 in the dark
2 into darkness,
2 darkness,
2 in darkness:
2 of darkness;
1 the darkness.
1 and the darkness
1 from the darkness:
1 that there may be darkness
1 even darkness
1 and thick darkness.
1 of the darkness,
1 when it was dark,
1 in darkness;
1 be darkness;
1 Let darkness
1 with darkness
1 in the darkness.
1 All darkness
1 Or darkness,
1 and night
1 to darkness,
1 through darkness;
1 and as for darkness,
1 in the dark?
1 Surely the darkness
1 Yea, the darkness
1 darkness.
1 with darkness.
1 for darkness;
1 behold darkness
1 and out of darkness.
1 of darkness,
1 darkness:
1 in a dark
1 thee into darkness,
1 to them that are in darkness,
1 but behold obscurity;
1 For, behold, the darkness
1 me into darkness,
1 in the dark,
1 is darkness,
1 be darkness,
1 out of darkness;
1 in obscurity,
1 be dark
1 There is no darkness,
1 the darkness,

Corresponding Greek Words

choshekh see G3509 homichle
choshekh G1105 gnophos
choshekh G4652 skoteinos
choshekh G4655 skotos

Related words

H2822 חשׁך

H2821 חשׁך châshak

A primitive root; to be dark (as withholding light); transitively to darken

KJV Usage: be black, be (make) dark, darken, cause darkness, be dim, hide.

H2816 חשׁוך chăshôk
(Chaldee) from a root corresponding to H2821; the dark

KJV Usage: darkness.

H2820 חשׂך châśak
A prim root; to restrain or (reflexively) refrain; by implication to refuse, spare, preserve; also (by interchange with H2821) to observe

KJV Usage: assuage, X darken, forbear, hinder, hold back, keep (back), punish, refrain, reserve, spare, withhold.

H2823 חשׁך châshôk
From H2821; dark (figuratively that is, obscure)

KJV Usage: mean.

H2824 חשׁכה cheshkâh
From H2821; darkness

KJV Usage: dark.

H2825 חשׁיכה חשׁכה chăshêkâh chăshêykâh
חשׁיכה חשׁכה
chăshêkâh chăshêykâh
khash-ay-kaw', khash-ay-kaw'
From H2821; darkness; figuratively misery

KJV Usage: darkness.

H4285 מחשׁך machshâk
From H2821; darkness; concretely a dark place

KJV Usage: dark (-ness, place).