Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Favour, kindly, mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing, kindness

Hebrew: חֵסֵד, ḥēsēd (H2617)

241 King James Bible Verses


Here are favour, good deed, kindly, kindness and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word חֵסֵד 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: H2617

Hebrew Base Word: חֵסֵד

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Favour, good deed(-liness, -ness), kindly, (loving-)kindness, merciful (kindness), mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing

Definition: Kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) beauty.

Detailed definition:

  1. Goodness, kindness, faithfulness.
  2. A reproach, shame.

Derived terms: From H2616.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ħeˈsed̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: χeˈsed
  3. Transliteration: ḥēsēd
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: hay-SADE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: hay-SADE

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