Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Gird about, govern, healer, put, wrap about, to wrap firmly (especially a turban, compress, or saddle)

Hebrew: חָבַשׁ, ḥābaš (H2280)

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Here are bind, gird about, govern, healer, put and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word חָבַשׁ mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H2280

Hebrew Base Word: חָבַשׁ

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Bind (up), gird about, govern, healer, put, saddle, wrap about

Definition: To wrap firmly (especially a turban, compress, or saddle); figuratively, to stop, to rule.

Detailed definition:

  1. To tie, bind, bind on, bind up, saddle, restrain, bandage, govern.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To bind, bind on.
      2. To bind up.
    2. (Piel) to bind, restrain.
    3. (Pual) to be bound up.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ħɔːˈbɑʃ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: χɑːˈvɑʃ
  3. Transliteration: ḥābaš
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: haw-BAHSH
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ha-VAHSH

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