Word Summary
chalat: to catch
Original Word: חָלַט
Transliteration: chalat
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-lat')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to catch
Meaning: to snatch at
Strong's Concordance

A primitive root; to snatch at -- catch.


H2480. chalat

[חָלַט‎] verb only מִמֶּנּוּ הֲ וַיַּחְלְטוּ1 Kings 20:33, read probably מִמֶּנּוּ וַיַּחְלְטוּהָ‎ (compare ᵐ5ἀνέλεξαν τὸν λόγον ἀπὸ τοῦ στόματος ἀτοῦ and StaG i. 445f.) and they snatched it from him, caught the word from his lips; Sta§ 529 a as

Qal; Köi. 251 Ges§ 53. 3 R 4 and most as

Hiph`il, with ִ ‎ omitted

חלך‎ (√ of following; possibly (si vera lectio) compare Arabic be black (passing into figurative sense, unfortunate, in Hebrew), see BaePsalm 10:8; compare Aramaic חֲשׁוֺח‎).