2404. chatab
Strong's Concordance
chatab: to cut or gather wood
Original Word: חַָטַב
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chatab
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-tab')
Definition: to cut or gather wood
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to cut or gather wood
NASB Translation
chops your wood (1), cut (1), fashioned (1), gather firewood (1), hewers of wood (3), woodcutters (1), woodsmen (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. [חָטַב] verb cut or gather wood, usually firewood (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic firewood, collect firewood (see Wetzst in DePs 144:12); Ethiopic cut (or gather) firewood) —

Qal Imperfect יַחְטְבוּ Ezekiel 39:10; Infinitive לַחְטֹב Deuteronomy 19:5; Participle חֹטֵב Deuteronomy 29:10; plural חֹטְבִים2Chron 2:9; construct חֹטְבֵי Joshua 9:21 3t.; passive plural feminine חֲטֻבוֺת Proverbs 7:16cut or gather wood, followed by accusative Deuteronomy 19:5; Deuteronomy 29:10 ("" שׁאב מים); compare Ezekiel 39:10 מןהֿיערים (object in preceding clause); 2 Chron 2:9 ("" כֹּרְתֵי הָעֵצִים); Participle construct עצים ׳ח Jeremiah 46:22, and ("" שֹׁאֲבֵי מַיִם) Joshua 9:21,23,27.

Pu`al Participle מְחֻטָּבוֺת Psalm 144:12 meaning dubious; perhaps hewn (so, in substance, Thes MV SS Ew Che Bae; see however II. חטב), of corner-pillars (זָוִיּוֺת see זָוִית above), simile of beautiful, stately daughters.

II. חטב (√of following; compare Arabic be of the colour , i.e. turbid, dusky, mixed with yellowish red, etc.; Aramaic Participle variegated ᵑ6 2 Samuel 13:19).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cut down, hewer, polish

A primitive root; to chop or carve wood -- cut down, hew(-er), polish.

Forms and Transliterations
וְחֹטְבֵ֥י וחטבי חֹטְבֵ֥י חֹטְבֵ֨י חטבי יַחְטְבוּ֙ יחטבו כְּחֹטְבֵ֖י כחטבי לַֽחֹטְבִ֣ים ׀ לַחְטֹ֣ב לחטב לחטבים מְ֝חֻטָּב֗וֹת מֵחֹטֵ֣ב מחטב מחטבות choteVei ḥō·ṭə·ḇê ḥōṭəḇê kə·ḥō·ṭə·ḇê kechoteVei kəḥōṭəḇê la·ḥō·ṭə·ḇîm lachoteVim lachTo laḥ·ṭōḇ laḥōṭəḇîm laḥṭōḇ mê·ḥō·ṭêḇ mə·ḥuṭ·ṭā·ḇō·wṯ mechoTev mechuttaVot mêḥōṭêḇ məḥuṭṭāḇōwṯ vechoteVei wə·ḥō·ṭə·ḇê wəḥōṭəḇê yachteVu yaḥ·ṭə·ḇū yaḥṭəḇū
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Deuteronomy 19:5
HEB: רֵעֵ֥הוּ בַיַּעַר֮ לַחְטֹ֣ב עֵצִים֒ וְנִדְּחָ֨ה
NAS: with his friend to cut wood,
KJV: with his neighbour to hew wood,
INT: his friend the forest to cut wood swings

Deuteronomy 29:11
HEB: בְּקֶ֣רֶב מַחֲנֶ֑יךָ מֵחֹטֵ֣ב עֵצֶ֔יךָ עַ֖ד
NAS: your camps, from the one who chops your wood to the one who draws
KJV: thy camp, from the hewer of thy wood
INT: is within your camps chops wood who

Joshua 9:21
HEB: יִֽחְי֑וּ וַ֠יִּֽהְיוּ חֹטְבֵ֨י עֵצִ֤ים וְשֹֽׁאֲבֵי־
NAS: So they became hewers of wood and drawers
KJV: unto them, Let them live; but let them be hewers of wood
INT: live became hewers of wood and drawers

Joshua 9:23
HEB: מִכֶּ֜ם עֶ֗בֶד וְחֹטְבֵ֥י עֵצִ֛ים וְשֹֽׁאֲבֵי־
NAS: being slaves, both hewers of wood and drawers
KJV: from being bondmen, and hewers of wood
INT: being slaves hewers of wood and drawers

Joshua 9:27
HEB: בַּיּ֣וֹם הַה֗וּא חֹטְבֵ֥י עֵצִ֛ים וְשֹׁ֥אֲבֵי
NAS: them that day hewers of wood and drawers
KJV: them that day hewers of wood
INT: day he hewers of wood and drawers

2 Chronicles 2:10
HEB: וְהִנֵּ֣ה לַֽחֹטְבִ֣ים ׀ לְֽכֹרְתֵ֣י ׀ הָעֵצִ֡ים
NAS: to your servants, the woodsmen who cut
KJV: to thy servants, the hewers that cut
INT: behold the hewers cut timber

Psalm 144:12
HEB: בְּנוֹתֵ֥ינוּ כְזָוִיֹּ֑ת מְ֝חֻטָּב֗וֹת תַּבְנִ֥ית הֵיכָֽל׃
NAS: as corner pillars fashioned as for a palace;
KJV: [may be] as corner stones, polished [after] the similitude
INT: and our daughters corner fashioned the similitude A palace

Jeremiah 46:22
HEB: בָּ֣אוּ לָ֔הּ כְּחֹטְבֵ֖י עֵצִֽים׃
NAS: And come to her as woodcutters with axes.
KJV: against her with axes, as hewers of wood.
INT: axes and come woodcutters of wood

Ezekiel 39:10
HEB: הַשָּׂדֶ֗ה וְלֹ֤א יַחְטְבוּ֙ מִן־ הַיְּעָרִ֔ים
NAS: from the field or gather firewood from the forests,
KJV: out of the field, neither cut down [any] out of the forests;
INT: the field or gather from the forests

9 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2404
9 Occurrences


ḥō·ṭə·ḇê — 2 Occ.
kə·ḥō·ṭə·ḇê — 1 Occ.
la·ḥō·ṭə·ḇîm — 1 Occ.
laḥ·ṭōḇ — 1 Occ.
mê·ḥō·ṭêḇ — 1 Occ.
mə·ḥuṭ·ṭā·ḇō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥō·ṭə·ḇê — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·ṭə·ḇū — 1 Occ.










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