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Entry for Strong's #1964 - הֵיכָל

Transliteration
hêykâl
Phonetics
hay-kawl'  
Word Origin
probably from (03201) (in the sense of capacity)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
493
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) palace, temple, nave, sanctuary

1a) palace

1b) temple (palace of God as king)

1c) hall, nave (of Ezekiel’s temple)

1d) temple (of heavenly temple)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2344 ‑ θησαυρός (thay‑sow‑ros');  2362 ‑ θρόνος (thron'‑os);  3485 ‑ ναός (nah‑os');  3624 ‑ οἶκος (oy'‑kos);  3794 ‑ ὀχύρωμα (okh‑oo'‑ro‑mah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (80) NAS (80) HCS (80)
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 7
2 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 8
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 2
Psalms 13
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 9
Daniel 1
Hosea 1
Joel 1
Amos 1
Jonah 2
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 2
Zechariah 5
Malachi 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 7
2 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 8
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 2
Psalms 13
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 9
Daniel 1
Hosea 1
Joel 1
Amos 1
Jonah 2
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 2
Zechariah 5
Malachi 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 7
2 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 8
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 3
Psalms 13
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 6
Ezekiel 10
Daniel 1
Hosea 1
Joel 1
Amos 1
Jonah 2
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 2
Zechariah 5
Malachi 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 3
n-cms 28
n-cmsc 36
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 2
n-cms 27
n-cmsc 36
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 2
n-cms 27
n-cmsc 36
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1242) lk (כל KL) AC: Complete CO: Vessel AB: Whole: The pictograph k is a picture of the bent palm representing the bending or subduing of the will, the l is a picture of a shepherd staff or yoke. Combined these mean "tame for the yoke". An animal or land that is tamed has been worked and is complete and ready for use. Taming include; construction of holding pens, putting the soil to the plow, harvesting of crops, milk or meat. One eats once the harvest is complete. (eng: whole; cell; cellar)

A) lk (כל KL) AC: Complete CO: Vessel AB: Whole: A container for holding contents. Something that is full or whole.

Nf1) elk (כלה KLH) - Completion: Something that has been completed or made whole. This can be in a positive sense or negative such as in a failure. KJV (22): end, altogether, consume, consumption, consummation, determine, riddance - Strongs: H3617 (כָּלָה)

fm) ilk (כלי KLY) - Vessel: For carrying or storing various materials. KJV (325): vessel, instrument, weapon, jewel, stuff, thing, armour, furniture, carriage, bag - Strongs: H3627 (כְּלִי)

ff1) eilk (כליה KLYH) - Kidney: The organ as a vessel. The seat of emotion. KJV (31): kidneys, reins - Strongs: H3629 (כִּלְיָה)

if1) elkt (תכלה TKLH) - Completion: KJV (1): perfection - Strongs: H8502 (תִּכְלָה)

if2) tlkt (תכלת TKLT) - Blue: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (50): blue - Strongs: H8504 (תְּכֵלֶת)

if4) tilkt (תכלית TKLYT) - Boundary: The ends of the whole. KJV (5): end, perfection, perfect - Strongs: H8503 (תַּכְלִית)

fjm) nfilk (כליונ KLYWN) - Failure: A complete destruction or failure of something. KJV (2): failing, consumption - Strongs: H3631 (כִּלָּיוֹן)

B) llk (כלל KLL) AC: Complete CO: ? AB: Whole: Something that is whole or a container that holds something completely.

V) llk (כלל KLL) - Complete: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (10): (vf: Paal) perfect, finish - Strongs: H3634 (כָּלַל), H3635 (כְּלַל)

Nf1) ellk (כללה KLLH) - Bride: The one added to the man to make him complete. KJV (34): daughter-in-law, bride, spouse - Strongs: H3618 (כַּלָּה)

bm) lilk (כליל KLYL) - Complete: KJV (15): perfect, wholly, perfection, utterly, whole - Strongs: H3632 (כָּלִיל)

df1) elflk (כלולה KLWLH) - Bridehood: In the sense of becoming complete. KJV (1): espousal - Strongs: H3623 (כְּלוּלֹת)

hm) llkm (מכלל MKLL) - Complete: KJV (1): perfection - Strongs: H4359 (מִכְלָל)

hcm) lflkm (מכלול MKLWL) - Complete: KJV (2): gorgeously, sorts - Strongs: H4358 (מִכְלוֹל)

hdm) lflkm (מכלול MKLWL) - Choice: In the sense of being whole and complete. KJV (1): all - Strongs: H4360 (מַכְלֻל)

C) lka (אכל AKL) AC: Eat CO: Food AB: ?: Through sustenance one becomes whole and satisfied.

V) lka (אכל AKL) - Eat: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (817): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel) eat, devour, consume - Strongs: H398 (אָכַל), H399 (אֲכַל)

Nf1) elka (אכלה AKLH) - Food: KJV (18): meat, devour, fuel, eat, consume, food - Strongs: H402 (אָכְלָה)

am) lkam (מאכל MAKL) - Food: KJV (30): meat, food, fruit, manner, victual - Strongs: H3978 (מַאֲכָל)

af2) tlkam (מאכלת MAKLT) - Knife: What is used for preparing and eating food. KJV (4): knife - Strongs: H3979 (מַאֲכֶלֶת)

bf1) elika (אכילה AKYLH) - Food: KJV (1): meat - Strongs: H396 (אֲכִילָה)

gm) lkfa (אוכל AWKL) - Food: KJV (44): meat, food, eating, victuals, prey - Strongs: H400 (אֹכֶל)

acf2) tlfkam (מאכולת MAKWLT) - Fuel: Is used cooking food. KJV (2): fuel - Strongs: H3980 (מַאֲכֹלֶת)

E) alk (כלא KLA) AC: Restrain CO: Prison AB: ?: A prison or fold for restraining men or animals in the sense of whole.

V) alk (כלא KLA) - Restrain: To hold back or prevent someone or something. KJV (18): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) shut up, stay, refrain, withhold, keep, finish, forbid, retain - Strongs: H3607 (כָּלָא)

Nm) alk (כלא KLA) - Prison: KJV (10): prison - Strongs: H3608 (כֶּלֶא)

bm) ailk (כליא KLYA) - Prison: [df: awlk] KJV (2): prison - Strongs: H3628 (כְּלִיא)

e m ) alik (כילא KYLA) - Mixture: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (4): mingle, diverse - Strongs: H3610 (כִּלְאַיִם)

hf1) ealkm (מכלאה MKLAH) - Fold: KJV (3): fold - Strongs: H4356 (מִכְלָה)

F) lke (הכל HKL) AC: ? CO: House AB: ?: An enclosure for a resident god or king in the sense of whole.

em) lkie (היכל HYKL) - House: The house of a god (temple) or king (palace) . [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (93): temple, palace - Strongs: H1964 (הֵיכָל), H1965 (הֵיכַל)

G) lek (כהל KHL) AC: Able CO: ? AB: ?: One who is whole or complete is able to do or perform something.

V) lek (כהל KHL) - Able: [Aramaic only] KJV (4): (vf: Paal) able, could - Strongs: H3546 (כְּהַל)

H) elk (כלה KLH) AC: Complete CO: ? AB: ?

V) elk (כלה KLH) - Complete: To bring something to its completion. KJV (206): (vf: Paal, Pual, Piel) consume, end, finish, fail, accomplish, done, spend, determine, away, fulfill, faint, destroy, left, waste - Strongs: H3615 (כָּלָה)

Nm) elk (כלה KLH) - Failing: Something that is incomplete. KJV (1): fail - Strongs: H3616 (כָּלֶה)

hf1) elkm (מכלה MKLH) - Completion: KJV (1): perfect - Strongs: H4357 (מִכְלוֹת)

J) lfk (כול KWL) AC: Sustain CO: Food AB: ?

V) lfk (כול KWL) - Sustain: To provide what is needed to make someone or something whole or complete. KJV (37): (vf: Paal, Pilpel) contain, feed, sustain, abide, nourish, hold, receive, victual, bear, comprehend - Strongs: H3557 (כּוּל)

Nm) lfk (כול KWL) - All: KJV (120): everything, all, whosoever, nothing, yet - Strongs: H3605 (כּוֹל), H3606 (כֹּל)

af2) tlfkm (מכולת MKWLT) - Food: What sustains. KJV (1): food - Strongs: H4361 (מַכֹּלֶת)

L) lki (יכל YKL) AC: Able CO: Vessel AB: ?: One who is whole or complete is able to do or perform something.

V) lki (יכל YKL) - Able: [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: lyky] KJV (107): (vf: Paal) can, able, prevail, may, endure, might - Strongs: H3201 (יָכוֹל), H3202 (יְכִיל)

hm ) lkim (מיכל MYKL) - Vessel: A container of holding water. KJV (1): brook - Strongs: H4323 (מִיכָל)

M) lik (כיל KYL) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Villain: One who is held in a prison.

fm) ilik (כילי KYLY) - Villain: KJV (2): churl - Strongs: H3596 (כֵּלַי)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 הֵיכָל noun masculine Nahum 2:7 (on Isaiah 44:28 compare Che Di) palace, temple (see also Late Hebrew id. temple, Aramaic הֵיכָלָא, הֵיכְלָא, , palace, temple, Palmyrene הכלא temple Vog16; compare Arabic (probably Aramaic loan-word according to Frä274), Ethiopic temple; Assyrian ekallu, palace, temple; — probably loan-word from Akkadian e-gal, great house, compare Schr HI:148 COT 2 Kings 20:18 Hpt E-vowel 11f. LehmannŠamaššumukîn 126, and on usage Dl338; > from יכל (וכל) = כול contain Ew§ 162 b Thes Add84; compare Ol§ 191 b Hoffm AGG xxxvi. Mai 1889:25 Dl w; from an original יכל Lag BN 121, but compare Hom ZMG 1890.547) absolute ׳ה Amos 8:3 27t. (׳הַה 1 Kings 6:17 +); construct הֵיכַל Micah 1:2 35t.; suffix הֵיכָלָ֑ךָ Psalm 48:10 2t.; הֵיכָלוֺ Jeremiah 50:28 7t.; plural הֵיכָלוֺת Hosea 8:14; construct הֵיכְלֵי Isaiah 13:22 2t.; suffix הֵיכְלֵיכֶם Joel 4:5; — never in Hexateuch, rarely in Samuel & pre-exile prophets; especially frequently in Ki Ezekiel & late prophets, also Chronicles; occasionally in Psalm; —

1 rather seld. (royal) palace (so almost always in Assyrian); of Ahab 1 Kings 21:1, of king of Babylon 2 Kings 20:18 = Isaiah 38:17; 2 Chronicles 36:7, compare Daniel 1:4, and plural הֵיכְלֵי עֹנֶג Isaiah 13:22 luxurious palaces; at Nineveh נָמוֺג׳וְהַה Nahum 2:7; not clearly defined are הֵיכַל מֶלֶךְ Psalm 45:16 and הֵיכְלֵי שֵׁן Psalm 45:9; הֵיכָלוֺת Hosea 8:14 (in Northern Israel); see also וְהֵילִילוּ שִׁירוֺת הֵיכָל בַּיּוֺם הַהוּא Amos 8:3 and palace-songs shall be howlings in that day; compare also (probably) of Phoenician palaces Joel 4:5; quite General הֵיכְלֵי מֶלֶךְ, Proverbs 30:28, & תַּבְנִית הֵיכָל Psalm 144:12 (simile of well-proportioned daughters); — usual term for royal palace in Hebrew is בֵּית הַמֶּלֶךְ, see בית.

2 of palace of God considered as king, = house of God or of ׳י, temple (compare ׳הַה Isaiah 6:1 e. below where prophet sees אדני ישֵׁב עַלכִּֿסֵּא):

a. of early, pre-Solomonic house at Shiloh׳הֵיכַל י 1 Samuel 1:9; 1 Samuel 3:3 (= ׳בֵּית י 1 Samuel 1:7; 1 Samuel 3:15; מֶּתַח אֹהֶל מוֺעֵד 1 Samuel 2:22 omitted by ᵐ5 We Klo Dr) with doors (דלתות, 1 Samuel 3:15) & a doorpost (מזוזה 1 Samuel 1:9) (compare 2 Samuel 22:7 = Psalm 18:7 e below).

b. of Solomon's temple: specifically the hall or nave of the temple (the holy place, distinguished from the דְּבִּיר the inner sanctuary, the Holy of Holies, and with this included in the more General term ׳בֵּית י or הַבַּיִת, 1 Kings 6:1,2+ often) 1 Kings 6:17 (compare 1 Kings 6:19; 1 Kings 6:20 & 1 Kings 6:2) also 1 Kings 6:5; 1 Kings 6:33; 1 Kings 7:50 2 Chronicles 4:22; further 2 Chronicles 4:7,8; Ezekiel 8:16 (twice in verse) הָאוּלָם עַלמְּֿנֵיהֵיכַל הַבַּיִת 1 Kings 6:3; אֻלָם הַהֵיכָל 1 Kings 7:21 "" עַלמְּֿנֵיהַהֵיכָל 2 Chronicles 3:17; ׳הֵיכַל י 2 Kings 18:16; also in wide sense (apparently = ׳בֵּית י), ׳הֵיכַל י 2 Kings 23:4; 2 Kings 24:13 ("" ׳בֵּית י), Jeremiah 7:4 (3t. in verse) ("" ׳בֵּית י Jeremiah 7:2), Jeremiah 24:1 see also נִקְמַתהֵיכָלוֺ Jeremiah 50:28; Jeremiah 51:11 (both "" ׳נִקְמַת י); 2 Chronicles 26:16; 27:2, compare 2 Chronicles 29:16 ("" ׳מְּנִ֫ימָה בֵית י; opposed to ׳י׳חֲצַר ב), in all three ׳הֵיכַל י.

c. hall or nave of Ezekiel's temple, the holy place (see above) (included in הַבַּיִת, the General term embracing the whole group of buildings) Ezekiel 41:1,4,15,21,23,25 (compare Ezekiel 41:20) Ezekiel 42:8.

d. general designation of 2 nd temple, הַהֵיכָל Zechariah 8:9 ("" צְבָאוֺת׳בֵּית י); oftener ׳הֵיכַל י Haggai 2:15,18; Zechariah 6:12,13,14,15; Ezra 3:6,10, הֵיכָלוֺ Malachi 3:1; Psalm 27:4; בּוֺנִים הֵיכָל ליהוה אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל Ezra 4:1; (הַ)הֵיכָל Nehemiah 6:10 (twice in verse) ("" בֵּית הָאֱלֹהִים), Nehemiah 6:11; Isaiah 44:28, compare also Isaiah 66:6. — הֵיכָל occurs occasionally in Psalm , without conclusive evidence, in all cases, to what temple reference is had; apparently distinguished from ׳בֵּית י (as below b) Psalm 5:8 (הֵיכַל קָדְשְׁךָ; see בֵּיתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 5:7); perhaps also Psalm 68:30 (distinguished from Holy of Holies by De Che; yet verse obscure); but no distinction evident Psalm 79:1; Psalm 138:2; Jonah 2:5; Jonah 2:8 (all הֵיכַל קָדְשְׁךָ); compare קְדשׁ הֵיכָל֑ךָ Psalm 65:5 ("" בֵּיתֶ֑ךָ); as containing the worshipping assembly Psalm 48:10.

e. of the heavenly temple where׳י sits enthroned Isaiah 6:1; his abode in the heavens 2 Samuel 22:7 = Psalm 18:7; Psalm 11:4 ("" שָׁמַיִם; compare זְבֻל קָדְשׁוֺ Isaiah 63:15, "" id.), Isaiah 29:9; אֲדֹנָי מֵהֵיכַל קָדְשׁוֺ Micah 1:2, compare Habakkuk 2:20 ויהוה בְּהֵיכַל קָדְשׁוֺ.

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List of Word Forms
בְּֽהֵ֘יכַ֤ל בְּהֵ֣יכְלֵי בְּהֵ֣יכַל בְּהֵיכַ֖ל בְּהֵיכַ֣ל בְּהֵיכַ֥ל בְּהֵיכָל֖וֹ בְּהֵיכָלֽוֹ׃ בַּֽהֵיכָ֔ל בהיכל בהיכלו בהיכלו׃ בהיכלי הֵ֥יכְלֵי הֵֽיכַל־ הֵֽיכָל֔וֹת הֵיכַ֖ל הֵיכַ֣ל הֵיכַ֤ל הֵיכַ֥ל הֵיכַ֪ל הֵיכָ֔ל הֵיכָֽל׃ הֵיכָל֙ הֵיכָל֜וֹ הֵיכָלֶֽךָ׃ הֵיכָלֽוֹ׃ הַֽהֵיכָ֑ל הַֽהֵיכָ֖ל הַֽהֵיכָ֗ל הַֽהֵיכָל֙ הַׅהֵׅיׅכָֽׅלׅ׃ הַהֵיכָ֑ל הַהֵיכָ֔ל הַהֵיכָ֖ל הַהֵיכָ֥ל הַהֵיכָֽל׃ ההיכל ההיכל׃ היכל היכל־ היכל׃ היכלו היכלו׃ היכלות היכלי היכלך׃ וְהֵיכַ֥ל וְהֵיכָ֖ל וְהַֽהֵיכָ֖ל וְהַֽהֵיכָל֙ וּבְהֵיכָל֑וֹ ובהיכלו וההיכל והיכל לְהֵיכְלֵיכֶֽם׃ לַֽהֵיכָ֖ל לַהֵיכָ֖ל להיכל להיכליכם׃ מֵֽ֭הֵיכָלֶךָ מֵֽהֵיכָ֑ל מֵהֵֽיכָלוֹ֙ מֵהֵיכַ֣ל מֵהֵיכַ֥ל מֵהֵיכָל֣וֹ מהיכל מהיכלו מהיכלך ba·hê·ḵāl baheiChal bahêḵāl bə·hê·ḵā·lōw bə·hê·ḵal bə·hê·ḵə·lê beheiChal beheichaLo beHeichelei bəhêḵal bəhêḵālōw bəhêḵəlê ha·hê·ḵāl haheiChal hahêḵāl hê·ḵā·le·ḵā hê·ḵā·lō·wṯ hê·ḵā·lōw hê·ḵal hê·ḵāl hê·ḵal- hê·ḵə·lê heiChal heichaLecha heichaLo heichaLot Heichlei hêḵal hêḵāl hêḵal- hêḵāleḵā hêḵālōw hêḵālōwṯ hêḵəlê la·hê·ḵāl laheiChal lahêḵāl lə·hê·ḵə·lê·ḵem leheicheleiChem ləhêḵəlêḵem mê·hê·ḵā·le·ḵā mê·hê·ḵā·lōw mê·hê·ḵal mê·hê·ḵāl meheiChal Meheichalcha meheichaLo mêhêḵal mêhêḵāl mêhêḵāleḵā mêhêḵālōw ū·ḇə·hê·ḵā·lōw ūḇəhêḵālōw uveheichaLo vehaheiChal veheiChal wə·ha·hê·ḵāl wə·hê·ḵal wə·hê·ḵāl wəhahêḵāl wəhêḵal wəhêḵāl
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