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Strong's #2583: chanah (pronounced khaw-naw')

a primitive root (compare 2603); properly, to incline; by implication, to decline (of the slanting rays of evening); specifically, to pitch a tent; gen. to encamp (for abode or siege):--abide (in tents), camp, dwell, encamp, grow to an end, lie, pitch (tent), rest in tent.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

chânâh

1) to decline, incline, encamp, bend down, lay siege against

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to decline

1a2) to encamp

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root [compare H2603]

Same Word by TWOT Number: 690



Usage:

This word is used 143 times:

Genesis 26:17: "And Isaac departed thence, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwelt"
Genesis 33:18: "of Canaan, when he came from Padan-aram; and pitched his tent before the city."
Exodus 13:20: "And they took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in the edge of the wilderness."
Exodus 14:2: "the children that they turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol"
Exodus 14:2: "over against Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp by the sea."
Exodus 14:9: "and his horsemen, and his army, and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth,"
Exodus 15:27: "wells of water, and threescore and ten palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters."
Exodus 17:1: "after their journeys, according to the commandment of the LORD, and pitched in Rephidim: and there was no water"
Exodus 18:5: "the wilderness, where he encamped at the mount of God:"
Exodus 19:2: "from Rephidim, and were come of Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness; and there Israel"
Exodus 19:2: "and had pitched in the wilderness; and there Israel camped before the mount."
Numbers 1:50: "the vessels thereof; and they shall minister unto it, and shall encamp round about the tabernacle."
Numbers 1:51: "the Levites and when the tabernacle is to be pitched, the Levites shall set it up:"
Numbers 1:52: "And the children of Israel shall pitch their tents, by his own camp, and every man by"
Numbers 1:53: "But the Levites shall pitch round about of testimony, that there be no wrath"
Numbers 2:2: "Every man of the children of Israel shall pitch by his own standard, with the ensign of their father's"
Numbers 2:2: "far off about the tabernacle of the congregation shall they pitch."
Numbers 2:3: "shall they of the standard of Judah pitch throughout their armies: and Nahshon the son of Amminadab"
Numbers 2:5: " And those that do pitch next unto him shall be the tribe and Nethaneel the son of Zuar shall be captain"
Numbers 2:12: " And those which pitch by him shall be the tribe and the captain of the children of Simeon shall be Shelumiel"
Numbers 2:17: "in the midst of the camp: as they encamp, so shall they set forward, every man in"
Numbers 2:27: " And those that encamp by him shall be the tribe and the captain of the children of Asher shall be Pagiel"
Numbers 2:34: "Moses: so they pitched by their standards, and so they set forward, every one"
Numbers 3:23: "The families of the Gershonites shall pitch the tabernacle westward."
Numbers 3:29: "The families of the sons of Kohath shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle southward."
Numbers 3:35: "was Zuriel the son of Abihail: these shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle northward."
Numbers 3:38: " But those that encamp before the tabernacle even before the tabernacle of the congregation eastward,"
Numbers 9:17: "abode, there the children of Israel pitched their tents."
Numbers 9:18: "and at the commandment of the LORD they pitched: as long as the cloud"
Numbers 9:18: "as long as the cloud abode upon the tabernacle they rested in their tents."
Numbers 9:20: "according to the commandment of the LORD they abode in their tents, and according to the commandment of the LORD they journeyed."
Numbers 9:22: "thereon, the children of Israel abode in their tents, and journeyed not: but when it was taken up, they journeyed."
Numbers 9:23: "At the commandment of the LORD they rested in the tents, and at the commandment of the LORD they journeyed:"
Numbers 10:5: "When ye blow an alarm, then the camps that lie on the east parts shall go forward."
Numbers 10:6: "an alarm the second time, that lie on the south side shall take their journey: they shall blow an alarm"
Numbers 10:31: "forasmuch as thou knowest how we are to encamp in the wilderness, and thou mayest be"
Numbers 12:16: "the people removed and pitched in the wilderness of Paran."
Numbers 21:10: "And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched in Oboth."
Numbers 21:11: "And they journeyed from Oboth, and pitched in the wilderness which is before"
Numbers 21:12: "From thence they removed, and pitched of Zared."
Numbers 21:13: "From thence they removed, and pitched of Arnon, which"
Numbers 22:1: "And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched in the plains of Moab on this side"
Numbers 31:19: "And do ye abide without seven days: whosoever"
Numbers 33:5: "of Israel removed and pitched in Succoth."
Numbers 33:6: "And they departed from Succoth, and pitched which is in the edge of the wilderness."
Numbers 33:7: "Pi-hahiroth, which is before Baal-zephon: and they pitched before Migdol."
Numbers 33:8: "days' journey in the wilderness of Etham, and pitched in Marah."
Numbers 33:9: "were twelve fountains of water, and threescore and ten palm trees; and they pitched there."
Numbers 33:10: "And they removed from Elim, and encamped the Red sea."
Numbers 33:11: "And they removed from the Red sea, and encamped in the wilderness of Sin."









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