Word Summary
chabah: to withdraw, hide
Original Word: חָבָה
Transliteration: chabah
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-bah')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to withdraw, hide
Meaning: to withdraw, hide
Strong's Concordance
hide self

A primitive root (compare chabab); to secrete -- hide (self).

see HEBREW chabab


H2247. chabah

[חָבָה‎] verb withdraw, hide, compare חבא‎; —

Qal Imperative masculine singular חֲבִיIsaiah 26:20 (Aramaic form, Ol§ 235, 3 Ew§ 224.c Du; Di reads חֲבֵּי‎ = חֲבֵה‎), withdraw into privacy ("" בַחֲדָרֶיךָ בּאֹ‎).

Niph`al Perfect וְנֶחְבָּה‎ consecutive Jeremiah 49:10; לְנַחְבֵּתֶם‎ consecutive Joshua 2:16 (JE); Infinitive לְהֵחָבֵה‎ (as א׳׳ל‎) 1 Kings 22:25; 2 Kings 7:12; withdraw, hide oneself, literal Josh 216 (JE), followed by שָׁמָּה‎; 7:12 with בְּ‎ local; 1 Kings 22:25; of Esau = Edom, hiding from judgment of יוּכָּ֑ל לֹא וְנֶחְבָּה ׳י,Jeremiah 49:10, as pointed, meant no doubt as perfect, but construction then hard; read rather infinitive absolute נַחְבֹּה‎; so Gf Gie and others (see Köi. 624).