H2490 - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (compare H2470); properly to bore, that is, (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one’s word), to begin (as if by an opening-wedge); denominatively (from H2485) to play (the flute)
KJV Usage: begin (X men began), defile, X break, defile, X eat (as common things), X first, X gather the grape thereof, X take inheritance, pipe, player on instruments, pollute, (cast as) profane (self), prostitute, slay (slain), sorrow, stain, wound.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to profane, defile, pollute, desecrate, begin
a. (Niphal)
1. to profane oneself, defile oneself, pollute oneself 1a
b. ritually 1a
c. sexually
1. to be polluted, be defiled
d. (Piel)
1. to profane, make common, defile, pollute
2. to violate the honour of, dishonour
3. to violate (a covenant)
4. to treat as common
e. (Pual) to profane (name of God)
f. (Hiphil)
1. to let be profaned
2. to begin
g. (Hophal) to be begun
2. to wound (fatally), bore through, pierce, bore
a. (Qal) to pierce
b. (Pual) to be slain
c. (Poel) to wound, pierce
d. (Poal) to be wounded
3. (Piel) to play the flute or pipe
Origin: a primitive root [compare H2470]
TWOT: 660,661
Parts of Speech: Verb

First 30 of 131 occurrences of H2490 חלל

Genesis 4:26
Genesis 6:1
Genesis 9:20
Genesis 10:8
Genesis 11:6
Genesis 41:54
Genesis 44:12
Genesis 49:4
Exodus 20:25
Exodus 31:14
Leviticus 18:21
Leviticus 19:8
Leviticus 19:12
Leviticus 19:29
Leviticus 20:3
Leviticus 21:4
Leviticus 21:6
Leviticus 21:9
Leviticus 21:12
Leviticus 21:15
Leviticus 21:23
Leviticus 22:2
Leviticus 22:9
Leviticus 22:15
Leviticus 22:32
Numbers 16:46
Numbers 16:47
Numbers 18:32
Numbers 25:1
Numbers 30:2

Corresponding Greek Words

chalal G2348 thnesko
chalal G2872 kopiao
chalal G3498 nekros
chalal G5015 tarasso
chalal G5134 trauma
chalal hi. G757 archo
chalal hi. G1728 en archomai
chalal hi. G2064 erchomai
chalal hoph. G1679 elpizo
chalal ni,pi G3392 miaino
chalal pi. see G4766 st. stronnuo or stronnumi
chalal pi. G305 ana baino
chalal pi. G3886 para luo
chalal pi. G5166 trugao
chalal pi.,po. G5135 traumatizo
chalal po. G2289 thanatoo
chalal;ni.;pi. G953 bebeloo