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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H2656 - Purpose

Strong's No.:H2656

Hebrew:חֵפֶץ

Transliteration:chêphets

Phonetic:khay'-fets

Word Origin:From H2654

Bible Usage:{acceptable} delight ({-some}) {desire} things {desired} {matter} pleasant ({-ure}) {purpose} willingly.

Part of Speech:Noun Masculine

Strongs
Definition:

pleasure; hence (abstractly) desire; concretely a valuable thing; hence (by extension) a matter (as something in mind)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. delight, pleasure

a. delight

b. desire, longing

c. the good pleasure

d. that in which one takes delight


Bible References:
Purpose

Translation
Occurrences:
acceptable ( 1 )
delight ( 3 )
delightsome ( 1 )
desire ( 8 )
desired ( 2 )
desireth ( 1 )
matter ( 1 )
pleasant ( 1 )
pleasure ( 16 )
purpose ( 3 )
willingly ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.