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Hebrew - English Dictionary

H2603 - Gracious

Strong's No.:H2603

Hebrew:חָנַן

Transliteration:chânan

Phonetic:khaw-nan'

Word Origin:A primitive root (compare H2583)

Bible Usage:{beseech} X-(idiom) {fair} ({be} {find} shew) favour ({-able}) be ({deal} {give} grant (gracious ({-ly}) {intreat} (be) {merciful} have (shew) mercy ({on} {upon}) have pity {upon} {pray} make {supplication} X-(idiom) very.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

properly to bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior; to {favor} bestow; causatively to implore (that {is} move to favor by petition)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. to be gracious, show favour, pity

a. (Qal) to show favour, be gracious

b. (Niphal) to be pitied

c. (Piel) to make gracious, make favourable, be gracious

d. (Poel) to direct favour to, have mercy on

e. (Hophal) to be shown favour, be shown consideration

f. (Hithpael) to seek favour, implore favour

2. to be loathsome


Bible References:
Gracious

Translation
Occurrences:
besought ( 4 )
entreated ( 2 )
fair ( 1 )
favour ( 7 )
favourable ( 1 )
favoured ( 1 )
given ( 1 )
gracious ( 13 )
graciously ( 2 )
merciful ( 12 )
mercy ( 12 )
on ( 1 )
pity ( 2 )
pray ( 1 )
shewed ( 1 )
supplication ( 10 )
upon ( 4 )

 

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