Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Be in good liking, recover, properly, to bind firmly, i.e., (by implication) to be (causatively to make) plump

Hebrew: חָלַם, ḥālam (H2492)

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Here are dream, be in good liking, recover and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word חָלַם 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: H2492

Hebrew Base Word: חָלַם

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: (cause to) dream(-er), be in good liking, recover

Definition: Properly, to bind firmly, i.e., (by implication) to be (causatively to make) plump.

Detailed definition:

  1. To dream.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To dream (ordinary).
      2. To dream (prophetic).
      3. To dream (of false prophets).
    2. (Hiphil) to dream.
  2. To be healthy, be strong.
    1. (Qal) to be healthy.
    2. (Hiphil) to restore to health.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ħɔːˈlɑm
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: χɑːˈlɑm
  3. Transliteration: ḥālam
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: haw-LAHM
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ha-LAHM

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