Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #2441: chek (pronounced khake)

probably from 2596 in the sense of tasting; properly, the palate or inside of the mouth; hence, the mouth itself (as the organ of speech, taste and kissing):--(roof of the) mouth, taste.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) mouth, palate, taste, gums

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: probably from H2596 in the sense of tasting


This word is used 18 times:

Job 6:30: "iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?"
Job 12:11: "the ear try words? and the mouth taste his meat?"
Job 20:13: "it, and forsake it not; but keep it still his mouth:"
Job 29:10: "their peace, and their tongue to the roof of their mouth."
Job 31:30: "Neither have I suffered my mouth to sin a curse to his soul."
Job 33:2: "my mouth, hath spoken in my mouth."
Job 34:3: "the ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth meat."
Psalms 119:103: "How sweet are thy words unto my taste! to my mouth!"
Psalms 137:6: "remember thee, let my tongue to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not"
Proverbs 5:3: "of a strange woman drop and her mouth is smoother than oil:"
Proverbs 8:7: "For my mouth shall speak truth; is an abomination to my lips."
Proverbs 24:13: "and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste:"
Song of Solomon 2:3: "with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste."
Song of Solomon 5:16: " His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. is my beloved, and this is my friend,"
Song of Solomon 7:9: " And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep"
Lamentations 4:4: "of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread,"
Ezekiel 3:26: "And I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, and shalt not be to them a reprover:"
Hosea 8:1: "Set the trumpet to thy mouth. He shall come as an eagle the house of the LORD, because"

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