Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Bottom, lap, midst, within, the bosom (literally or figuratively)

Hebrew: חֵיק, ḥêq (H2436)

34 King James Bible Verses

Here are bosom, bottom, lap, midst, within and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word חֵיק 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: H2436

Hebrew Base Word: חֵיק

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Bosom, bottom, lap, midst, within

Definition: The bosom (literally or figuratively).

Detailed definition:

  1. Bosom, hollow, bottom, midst.

Derived terms: Or חֵק; and חוֹק; from an unused root, apparently meaning to inclose.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ħei̯k’
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: χei̯k
  3. Transliteration: ḥêq
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: hake
  5. Modern Pronunciation: hake

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