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Strong's #2459: cheleb (pronounced kheh'-leb)

or cheleb {khay'-leb}; from an unused root meaning to be fat; fat, whether literally or figuratively; hence, the richest or choice part:--X best, fat(-ness), X finest, grease, marrow.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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cheleb / chêleb

1) fat

1a) fat (of humans)

1b) fat (of beasts)

1c) choicest, best part, abundance (of products of the land)

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from an unused root meaning to be fat



Usage:

This word is used 92 times:

Leviticus 9:20: "And they put the fat upon the breasts, and he burnt upon the altar:"
Leviticus 9:20: "upon the breasts, and he burnt the fat upon the altar:"
Leviticus 9:24: "and consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and the fat: which when all the people"
Leviticus 10:15: "shall they bring with of the fat, to wave it for a wave offering before the LORD;"
Leviticus 16:25: " And the fat of the sin offering shall he burn upon the altar."
Leviticus 17:6: "of the tabernacle of the congregation, and burn the fat for a sweet savor unto the LORD."
Numbers 18:12: "All the best of the oil, and all the best of the wine, the firstfruits"
Numbers 18:12: "the best of the oil, and all the best of the wine, the firstfruits of them which"
Numbers 18:17: "upon the altar, and shalt burn their fat for an offering made by fire, for a sweet savor unto the LORD."
Numbers 18:29: "every heave offering of all the best thereof, even the hallowed part"
Numbers 18:30: "unto them, When ye have heaved the best thereof from unto the Levites as the increase"
Numbers 18:32: "by reason of it, when ye have heaved from it the best of it: neither shall ye pollute the holy things"
Deuteronomy 32:14: "and milk of sheep, with fat and rams of the breed of Bashan,"
Deuteronomy 32:14: "of Bashan, and goats, with the fat of kidneys of wheat; and thou didst drink the pure"
Deuteronomy 32:38: "Which did eat the fat of their sacrifices, and drank the wine let them rise up"
Judges 3:22: "went in after the blade; and the fat upon the blade, so that"
1 Samuel 2:15: "before they burnt the fat, the priest's came, and said"
1 Samuel 2:16: "said unto him, Let them not fail to burn the fat presently, as much as"
1 Samuel 15:22: "is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat than the fat of rams."
2 Samuel 1:22: "From the blood of the slain, from the fat from the fat of the mighty, the bow of Jonathan"
1 Kings 8:64: "burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings: because the brazen altar"
1 Kings 8:64: "to receive the burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings."
2 Chronicles 7:7: "there he offered burnt offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings, because the brazen altar"
2 Chronicles 7:7: "to receive the burnt offerings, and the meat offerings, and the fat."
2 Chronicles 29:35: "And also the burnt offerings were in abundance, with the fat of the peace offerings, and the drink offerings So the service"
2 Chronicles 35:14: "were busied in offering of burnt offerings and the fat until night; therefore the Levites prepared"
Job 15:27: "Because he covereth his face with his fatness, and maketh collops of fat his flanks."
Psalms 17:10: "They are enclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly."
Psalms 63:5: "My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth thee with joyful"
Psalms 73:7: "Their eyes stand out with fatness: with fatness: they have more than heart could wish."
Psalms 81:16: "He should have fed them also with the finest them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied"
Psalms 119:70: "Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law."
Psalms 147:14: "peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with the finest of the wheat."
Isaiah 1:11: "I am full of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood"
Isaiah 34:6: "is filled with blood, it is made fat with fatness, with fatness, of lambs"
Isaiah 34:6: "with fatness, of lambs and goats, with the fat with the fat of the kidneys"
Isaiah 34:7: "with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness. with fatness."
Isaiah 43:24: "with money, neither hast thou filled me with the fat of thy sacrifices: but thou hast made me to serve with thy sins,"
Ezekiel 34:3: "Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, them that are fed:"
Ezekiel 39:19: "And ye shall eat fat till ye be full, and drink blood till ye be drunken,"
Ezekiel 44:7: "my house, when ye offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken"
Ezekiel 44:15: "me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me to offer unto me the fat and the blood, saith the Lord"









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