Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Appointed, bound, commandment, convenient, custom, due, law, measure, portion, set time, statute, task, an enactment

Hebrew: חֹק, ḥōq (H2706)

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Here are appointed, bound, commandment and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word חֹק 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: H2706

Hebrew Base Word: חֹק

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Appointed, bound, commandment, convenient, custom, decree(-d), due, law, measure, × necessary, ordinance(-nary), portion, set time, statute, task

Definition: An enactment; hence, an appointment (of time, space, quantity, labor or usage).

Detailed definition:

  1. Statute, ordinance, limit, something prescribed, due.
    1. Prescribed task.
    2. Prescribed portion.
    3. Action prescribed (for oneself), resolve.
    4. Prescribed due.
    5. Prescribed limit, boundary.
    6. Enactment, decree, ordinance.
      1. Specific decree.
      2. Law in general.
    7. Enactments, statutes.
      1. Conditions.
      2. Enactments.
      3. Decrees.
      4. Civil enactments prescribed by God.

Derived terms: From H2710.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ħok’
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: χo̞wk
  3. Transliteration: ḥōq
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: hoke
  5. Modern Pronunciation: hoke

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