Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1980: halak (pronounced haw-lak')

akin to 3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively):--(all) along, apace, behave (self), come, (on) continually, be conversant, depart, + be eased, enter, exercise (self), + follow, forth, forward, get, go (about, abroad, along, away, forward, on, out, up and down), + greater, grow, be wont to haunt, lead, march, X more and more, move (self), needs, on, pass (away), be at the point, quite, run (along), + send, speedily, spread, still, surely, + tale-bearer, + travel(-ler), walk (abroad, on, to and fro, up and down, to places), wander, wax, (way-)faring man, X be weak, whirl.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) to go, walk, come

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to go, walk, come, depart, proceed, move, go away

1a2) to die, live, manner of life (figuratively)

1b) (Piel)

1b1) to walk

1b2) to walk (figuratively)

1c) (Hithpael)

1c1) to traverse

1c2) to walk about

1d) (Niphal) to lead, bring, lead away, carry, cause to walk

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: akin to H3212, a primitive root


This word is used 1545 times:

Genesis 2:14: "river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river"
Genesis 3:8: "the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam"
Genesis 3:14: "and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat"
Genesis 5:22: "And Enoch walked with God after Methuselah"
Genesis 5:24: "And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; God took"
Genesis 6:9: "and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God."
Genesis 7:18: "upon and the ark went upon the face of the waters."
Genesis 8:3: "returned from off the earth continually:"
Genesis 8:5: "And the waters decreased continually continually until the tenth in the tenth"
Genesis 9:23: "it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness"
Genesis 11:31: "with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came"
Genesis 12:1: "had said unto Abram, Get thee out and from thy kindred,"
Genesis 12:4: "So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken him; and Lot went"
Genesis 12:4: "had spoken him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five"
Genesis 12:5: "they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan"
Genesis 12:9: "And Abram journeyed, going on still toward the south."
Genesis 12:19: "behold thy wife, take her, and go thy way."
Genesis 13:3: " And he went on his journeys from the south even to Bethel, the place"
Genesis 13:5: "And Lot also, which went with Abram, flocks, and herds,"
Genesis 13:17: "Arise, walk through the land in the length of it and in the breadth I will give"
Genesis 14:11: "and all their victuals, and went their way."
Genesis 14:12: "dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed."
Genesis 14:24: "of the men which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre;"
Genesis 15:2: "what me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house"
Genesis 16:8: "whence thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she said, I"
Genesis 17:1: "him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect."
Genesis 18:16: "and looked toward and Abraham went with them to bring them on the way."
Genesis 18:22: "And the men turned their faces from thence, and went toward Sodom: stood"
Genesis 18:33: "And the LORD went his way, as soon as he had left communing Abraham: and Abraham"
Genesis 19:2: "and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they said, Nay; but"
Genesis 19:32: " Come, let us make our father drink wine, with him, that we may preserve"
Genesis 21:14: "her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beer-sheba."
Genesis 21:16: " And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot:"
Genesis 21:19: "and she saw of water; and she went, and filled the bottle with water,"
Genesis 22:2: "Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer"
Genesis 22:3: "the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God"
Genesis 22:5: "the ass; and I and the lad will go yonder and worship, and come again"
Genesis 22:6: "the fire in his hand, and a knife; and they went both of them together."
Genesis 22:8: "will provide for a burnt offering: so they went both of them together."
Genesis 22:13: "in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up"
Genesis 22:19: "unto his young men, and they rose up and went together to Beer-sheba; and Abraham"
Genesis 24:4: "But thou shalt go unto my country, and to and take a wife"
Genesis 24:5: "the woman be willing to follow me unto this land:"
Genesis 24:8: "the woman will not be willing to follow from this my oath:"
Genesis 24:10: "camels of the camels and departed; for all the goods of his master"
Genesis 24:10: "the goods of his master were in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto"
Genesis 24:38: "But thou shalt go unto my father's house, my kindred,"
Genesis 24:39: "Peradventure the woman follow"
Genesis 24:40: "me, The LORD, before whom I walk, will send his angel with thee, and prosper"
Genesis 24:42: "my way which I go:"

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