חיזק

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ח־ז־ק

Verb[edit]

חיזק \ חִזֵּק (khizék) (pi'el construction, passive counterpart חוזק \ חֻזַּק)

  1. to strengthen, reinforce
    • 2 Kings 12:9, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וּלְבִלְתִּי חַזֵּק אֶת־בֶּדֶק הַבָּיִת
      ul'viltí chazék et-bédek habáyit
      neither repair the breaches of the house
  2. (חַזֵּק, chazék) masculine singular imperative of חִזַּק
    • Hosea 7:15, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וַאֲנִי יִסַּרְתִּי חִזַּקְתִּי זְרוֹעֹתָם
      vaaní yisárti khizákti z'rootám
      Though I have trained and strengthened their arms
    • Nehemiah 6:9, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וְעַתָּה חַזֵּק אֶת־יָדָי
      v'atá chazék et-yadáy
      But now, strengthen Thou my hands.
  3. to secure
  4. to give strength

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